Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021
"Moving on From Pronouns," Andra Castle, assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity. Castle will talk about gender in the workplace and how to develop understanding of gender to create and sustain gender inclusivity, including third person pronouns, how to navigate pronoun changes, and what pronouns teach us about gender. They will provide action steps and reflection questions to help guide understanding.
Explore the Boeing Advanced Fabrication and Assembly Shop in the Student Innovation Center. Registration (free) required.
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. (Originally scheduled for Nov. 4.)
Join us to hear Dr. Mary Gehring, Associate Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discuss her latest results on the divergent roles for maternal and paternal RNA Pol IV during seed development and the basis for dosge sensitivity in Arabidopsis endosperm.
Why is the question of whether women, just like men, should register with Selective Service controversial? Amy J. Rutenberg will discuss the current push for women to register in the context of the different meanings Americans have attributed to military service and the draft, over time.
Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021
Join Lance LaDuke (Carnegie Mellon University), Gavin Brehm (Conn-Selmer), Dr. Michael Golemo, and Christian Charichner (ISU Music and Theatre Department) for a conversation on changes to the performing arts in the 21st century.
Thursday, 11 Nov 2021
This event has been moved to Nov. 10.
"Race" as we use it is not a biological category. Nor is there a "natural" explanation for why race relations are often difficult, but there are lots of interesting social, political, psychological, and historical ones. Agustin Fuentes is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University researching human evolution, multispecies anthropology, and structures of race and racism.
Friday, 12 Nov 2021
"Cracks in Your Character," Anthony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in predictive analytics and decision sciences.
Anthony Sardella is the Founder and Vice-Chairman of evolve24, a company he founded in 2004. He guides the company's advancements in artificial intelligence, data, and decision sciences. evolve24 is a leader in predictive analytics and decision sciences that drives greater certainty in strategic decision making. This is part of the ISU Student Innovation Center noon talks.
"Supporting Those Who Serve: Military Affiliated Students in the Classroom." There are currently 675 military veterans, Reservists, and National Guard members enrolled at ISU. Please join us in learning more about supporting our military-affiliated students in the classroom. The panel discussion with military students will be facilitated by Rita Case, Director of ISU Veteran's Center. Anyone interested is welcome to join.
Join us at this Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Lecture series to hear Dr. Brian M. Sadler, US Army Senior Scientist for Intelligent Systems at the Army Research Laboratory, discuss recent advances in distributed beamforming among small, low-power autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to achieve longer range connectivity to a client.
Seminar: The functions and signaling mechanisms of FERONIA receptor kinase in plant growth and stress responses.
Join this Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Seminar to hear Dr. Michelle (Hongqing) Guo, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University, discuss her research into understanding how plants respond to their environment.