Monday, 01 Nov 2021
Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Sammie Lyle discuss an introductory research proposal to outline Master's research in horticulture education.
Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Thomas Donelan discuss the research plan to determine what the population threshold of smooth crabgrass and white clover is to limit the risks associated with controlling each species and ensuring turf quality of an athletic field.
Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Ryan Niepagen discuss research into the feasibility or and rationale for growing spring radishes under controlled environments at a commercial scale using traditional hydroponic methods.
Tuesday, 02 Nov 2021
In light of our current global crisis with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its role in Saudi Arabia's difficult decision to dramatically restrict hajj, umrah, and tourism travel in 2020 and 2021, the relevance of Mecca's pandemic past raises urgent new questions for understanding the present and future of pilgrimage management and even wider questions of mass mobility, tourism, travel restrictions, and border management.
Thursday, 04 Nov 2021
This event has been moved to Nov. 9. ISU Innovator-in-Residence David Slump will announce this year's Student Innovation Fund Challenge. David will discuss the process of identifying and breaking down global and societal problems into manageable student projects.
What are "indigenous peoples" in China, and what are their worlds like? How did the Ming and Qing states manage non-Han indigenous peoples through the native hereditary chieftain system (known as the tusi system)? How did the socialist state create a nation of 56 nationalities, and what were its policies towards so-called "minority nationalities?" Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture.
Friday, 05 Nov 2021
"Energy Matters," Michael Van Parys, architect at Van Parys Architecture + Design and leader of the Energy Vault Innovation Sprint. Michael is an experienced Principal Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Feasibility Studies, Construction, and Management. Strong in sustainable design solutions, problem solving and creative thinking.