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Saturday, 04 Apr 2020

Canceled: Loving, Living and the Pursuit of Purpose: a real talk with Rheya

Apr 04, 2020

12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This is event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Rheya Spigner is an anchor on KCCI Channel 8 News. As the keynote speaker for the Transforming Gender and Society Conference, Ms. Spigner will discuss her own experiences as a broadcast journalist, in particular how she has used her role as a news anchor to focus on diverse and pressing topics that are reflective of society.

Monday, 06 Apr 2020

Canceled: One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Women's Suffrage Movement

Apr 06, 2020

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Editor Marjorie Spruill has compiled the most comprehensive collection of writings about the woman suffrage movement in America. The essays, both contemporary and historical, challenge widely accepted theories and illustrate the diversity and complexity of the fight for the 10th Amendment. Part of the 100th Anniversary Events Commemorating Women’s Suffrage

Canceled: Turning Limitations into Opportunities: Ali Stroker

Apr 06, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. A groundbreaking performer, Ali Stroker made history as the first actress in a wheelchair to appear on Broadway. She is also the first actress in a wheelchair to graduate from the NYU Tisch drama program. She is the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award, which she did in 2019 for her performance as Ado Annie in the revival of Oklahoma!

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

Canceled: Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America

Apr 07, 2020

7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Bonnie Siegler founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half. She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, HBO, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Newsweek. She was the creative director of the Trump parody autobiography "You Can't Spell America Without Me" by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen and created the main title sequence for "Will...

Canceled: Self-care for Activist in 2020 and Beyond - Aisha Moore

Apr 07, 2020

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Aisha Moore is an entrepreneur with a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Ms. Moore has been providing self-care programs since 2014 to businesses, foundations, nonprofits and colleges, and has recently completed training in Health Coaching.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: ISU ADVANCE spring presentation

Apr 08, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0198 Parks Library

free

ISU Advance Lectures Training, development

This event has been postponed to the fall semester. "Advancing Talent Management in Academia: A Conversation about Attracting, Retaining and Developing Women and Persons of Color," Deidra Schleicher, John and Deborah Ganoe Professor and chair of the department of management

Canceled: Darkness Surrounds Us: The Other 95% of the Universe

Apr 08, 2020

6:30 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Alina Kiessling and Dr. Jason Rhodes are both astrophysicists with the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They will discuss dark energy and dark matter and how these can help us understand if the universe will expand at an accelerating rate forever.

Canceled: Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship - Nadine Strossen

Apr 08, 2020

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Nadine Strossen is a Professor of Constitutional Law at New York Law School and the first woman national President of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she served from 1991 through 2008. A frequent speaker on constitutional and civil liberties issues, her media appearances include 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, Today, Good Morning America, and The Daily Show.

Monday, 13 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Monday Monologues series

Apr 13, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

This event is canceled. Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre, will select scenes from her new work "Of the Deep," featuring puppetry and original music. "Of The Deep" explores how a girl who discovers a massive whale carcass washed up on shore comes together with the town's residents and has a pragmatic and mysterious journey along the way.

CANCELED: Signing Black in America: The Story of Black American Sign Language

Apr 13, 2020

7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Ceil Lucas is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Gallaudet University and editor of the journal Sign Language Studies. Dr. Hill is the director of the Deaf Studies Laboratory. They collaborated on the recent book The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure and are co-associate producers of the documentary Signing Black in America, focusing on under-represented linguistic topics and the language of marginalized groups.

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Addressing Challenging Behaviors with Individualized Support - Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter

Apr 14, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter is a professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on effective instruction, supporting social emotional development and addressing challenging behavior, and coaching teachers. She has been a PI or Co-PI on numerous projects funded by the US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. Through her work on the National Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early...

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2020

Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Apr 22, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"Lessons from the Chesapeake to the Mississippi," Jason Hubbart, director, Institute of Water Security and Science, West Virginia University. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.

Friday, 24 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Apr 24, 2020

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Due to COVID-19 precautions the planetarium show for this month has been canceled.