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Monday, 11 Oct 2021

Monday Monologues series (virtual)

Oct 11, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

YouTube live

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History" an online exhibit that confronts traditional museum practices. By reinterpreting a selection of objects in the ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum with a social justice lens, including cultural appropriation, racial inequities, shifting masculinities, women and feminism, socio-economic carriers and environmental justice, stories arise that were previously left out of the mainstream narrative.

Lecture: Residential Design for Health and Longevity

Oct 11, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2245 Coover

free

College of Design Lectures

Cynthia Leibrock, an award-winning author, interior designer and consultant on accessibility and aging, is the principal and founder of Easy Access to Health, which offers consulting services in patient-centered design, planning for independent living, product analysis and judiciary witness services. Her lecture is hosted by the Department of Interior Design with support from the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.

Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021

Innovation 101: How to Use the Student Innovation Center

Oct 12, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

This month's Innovation 101 session will explore the Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop in the Student Innovation Center. If you want to learn more about how to get your hands on these tools to start creating, be sure to join in this virtual tour of the shop. Registration (free) required.

RESCHEDULED: Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Oct 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3560 Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures

This event has been moved to Oct. 19. "WorkFlex: First Steps," Ed Holland, director of benefits and worklife, University Human Resources. Holland will cover: Rollout of the program; timeline; what the program can mean for you; requesting a flexible work schedule or location.

Conference on Civility and Deliberative Democracy

Oct 12, 2021

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Conferences Lectures Live Green

"Energy Democracy: Driving Clean Energy Through Local Action," keynote address by Jon Carson, founder and managing partner of Trajectory Energy Partners.

Energy Democracy: Driving Clean Energy Through Local Action

Oct 12, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Jon Carson is the Founder and Managing Partner of Trajectory Energy Partners, a Midwest-based solar development company that works closely with landowners and communities to develop community solar and small utility scale projects with strong local support.

Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021

Workshop: Deliberative Democracy

Oct 13, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Hall, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Conferences Lectures Live Green

In moderated small groups, participants will discuss U.S. energy choices and practice civic skills of long-form deliberative democracy. Part of the Iowa State Conference on Civility and Deliberative Democracy. Registration (free) is required.

Thursday, 14 Oct 2021

Virtual conversation: Cyclones at Boeing

Oct 14, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

Aerospace engineering alumni and Boeing employees Kristin Crawford and Matthew England will share how Boeing engages them in innovation on the job, and what skills they learned -- and continue to learn -- about using innovative mindsets in their careers. Registration required.

The Photo-Ethnography of Methamphetamine Use in Rural Alabama

Oct 14, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

The use of methamphetamine across rural areas in the United States has led to increased "cultural anxiety" about the drug and those who consume it. The general narrative of meth use has been heavily influenced by popular television programs and pervasive anti-meth campaigns. Using data from a two-year photo-ethnography Heith Copes provides a considered, contextualized portrait of those who live in rural poverty.

Friday, 15 Oct 2021

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Building on an Ethical Foundation

Oct 15, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Diversity Lectures

"Building on an Ethical Foundation," Alaina Money-Garman is the founder and CEO of Garman Homes and creator of Fresh Paint by Garman Homes. Known for her award winning blog, Build Like a Girl, Alaina is passionate about the role of women and BIPOC in homebuilding. Alaina is a frequent speaker and podcast guest who is known for sharing deeply personal stories of struggle and triumph in the hopes of inspiring and making space for others.

Professional Practices Forum: Building Relationships with External Innovation Partners

Oct 15, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

Akshay Sharma, Chair of Industrial Design, will share tips and tools to innovate in relationships. Part of the Professional Practices Forum series. Registration (free) required.

Lecture: Odette Casamayor-Cisneros

Oct 15, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom and Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Cuban-born writer and scholar Dr. Odette Casamayor-Cisneros is Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. This lecture is in conjunction with the "Arte Cubano" exhibition.