Wednesday, 04 Nov 2020
Barb Wheelock from Story County Democrats and Judy Trumpy from Story County Republicans will discuss their experience with Braver Angels, an organization working on depolarizing America after the election. The conversation includes Q&A. Register to participate.
Thursday, 05 Nov 2020
"White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' and the New Age Slave Plantation," ISU associate professor of communications Novotny Lawrence. This lecture will discuss Jordan Peele's horror thriller "Get Out," demonstrating ways the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics. Peele uses the cinema as a tool for social activism. A live Q&A will follow the lecture.
Friday, 06 Nov 2020
A live, moderated conversation with David Slump, president of the connected services division at HARMAN International, a software and services business focused on automotive, enterprise and digital transformation. The Iowa State alum also has senior leadership experience in business development, portfolio management, and profit and loss responsibilities. Registration required.
Thursday, 12 Nov 2020
Gloria J. Jeff, AICP, director of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Metro District Livability Initiative, will discuss the current state of transportation planning and its challenges for the future, including issues of equity, community restoration and preservation, and planning with a view from the community. Sponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning.
Friday, 13 Nov 2020
A live, moderated conversation with Stacey Cole, superintendent of the Storm Lake Community School District, located in a diverse community in northwest Iowa. Her work to overcome barriers for marginalized populations sparked interest in using civic innovation solutions to address inequality issues. Registration required.
Friday, 20 Nov 2020
A live, moderated conversation with James Altamirano, senior experience design and innovation strategist at Principal Financial Group, a global financial services company. Altamirano's entrepreneurial background helped him create an intrapreneurial approach to innovation within the workforce. Registration required.