Tuesday, 02 Feb 2021
Modern Monetary Theory: Creating an Economy that Puts Humans Before Corporations
Dr. Stephanie Kelton is a leading authority on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), a new approach to economics that is taking the world by storm. She is one of the most important economists influencing the policy debate today. Her new book, The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the Peopleâ€™s Economy, shows how to break free of the myths and misunderstandings about money and the role of taxes, debt and deficits.
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
Innovation Short Circuit: Make Me a Millionaire by 40
Jonathan Pearson, Wealth Advisors of Iowa; and Jonathan Fox, professor of human development and family studies, will share unbiased insights on your personal finance and investing questions.
Friday, 05 Feb 2021
Innovators Forum: Clayton Mooney
"Innovation in Food Technology." A live, moderated conversation with Clayton Mooney, founder and CEO of Nebullam. Registration required.
Monday, 08 Feb 2021
Wayne A. Fuller Lecture in Statistics
Ken Prewitt, past director of the U.S. Census Bureau (1998-2001) and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University, will present "The Next Census: What's New?"
Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring
A carillon concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., performed by university carilloneur and Charles T. & Ivadelle Cobb Cownie Professor of Music Tin-Shi Tam. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Martin Luther King Jr. Series Keynote. Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize winner and the National Humanities Medal, is the author of the bestsellers "The Warmth of Other Suns" and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents." A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation.
Tuesday, 09 Feb 2021
Professional and Scientific Council seminar series
Learn the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Kristen Obbink, COVID-19 Public Health Coordinator, will answer your questions regarding the virus and provide updates on campus resources and vaccination efforts. Questions may be submitted in advance.
Friday, 12 Feb 2021
Innovators Forum: Steve Johanns
"Civic Innovation on a Global Scale." A live, moderated conversation with Steve Johanns, founder of Last Mile Entrepreneur. Registration required.
Innovation Short Circuit: Innovate an Unfair Advantage
Lance LaDuke, assistant teaching professor in euphonium and music entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon. Learn what the experience of creativity and arts teaches us as innovators, influencers and professional contributors; why "impatience" is a key component for innovation; and how to set yourself up for success by diversifying your experiences and skillset.
Monday, 15 Feb 2021
Virtual Lecture: Zachary Christman
Zachary Christman is a geographer who studies the interactions between humans and our environments using geospatial technology. He will speak about "Integrating GIS and Virtual Field Observations to Assess the Built and Natural Environments." Register at the link in the description.
Friday, 19 Feb 2021
Innovators Forum: James Waters
"Innovation in Manufacturing." A live, moderated conversation with James Waters, COO of Basin Holdings and former VP of Caterpillar. Registration required.
Innovation Short Circuit: How to Innovate Ethical Platforms
Anthony Sardella, founder and vice-chairman of evolve24. Learn how understanding your "why" defines business character and enhances risk tolerance; how young innovators will save us by driving societal change; and how to build an ethical platform that informs you innovator's journey.
Monday, 22 Feb 2021
Innovation Short Circuit: Global Innovation, From the Battlefield to Football Field
Feature speaker is Tilman Engel, ISU alum and former NFL executive.
Online: Monday Monologues series
"False Offering and Other Oddities," poems by Rita Mookerjee, assistant teaching professor of women and gender studies. Topics include junk, garbage, witches, weirdos, rocks, and water fowl. Mookerjee's poetry is featured in Juked, Hobart Pulp, New Orleans Review, The Offing, and the Baltimore Review. She is the sex and poetry editor at Honey Literary, assistant poetry editor of Split Lip Magazine, and a poetry staff reader for [PANK].
Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021
Mexican Americans and the Administration of Justice, 1970-Today
U.S. Latino/a Studies Faculty Lectures Series, Spring 2021 This presentation tests that analysis by demarcating Mexican American and police interactions from 1970 to the present day. To do that, Dr. Brian Behnken focus on three examples where interactions between Mexican people and law enforcement resulted in the exposure of the inner workings of the entirety of the criminal justice system.
Thursday, 25 Feb 2021
Virtual Artist's Talk: Carol Faber
Carol Faber, ISU associate professor of graphic design and a participant in the "20 Artists, 20 Parks" exhibition on view at the Sioux City Art Center Jan. 30-May 9, will share her creative process and describe the work she created for the show in a virtual artist's talk. Read more and register online at the link in the description to attend her talk.
Friday, 26 Feb 2021
Innovators Forum: Ramsey Tesdell
A live, moderated conversation with Ramsey Tesdell, executive director of SOWT.com podcast network and founder of 7IBER.com. Registration required.
Innovation Short Circuit: The Biggest Indicator of Business Success
Feature speaker is Bill Gross, founder and CEO of Idealab; moderated by Robert Piconi, CEO of Energy Vault.
Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics: Truth to Power
Congresswoman Katie Porter represents Californiaâ€™s 45th Congressional District and is the 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics at ISU. WebEx Link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8a253ba519be3363ba6da790be03a55b