Sunday, 27 Feb 2022
Join metalsmith and ISU professor Joe Muench as he discusses how he came to work with metal as his artistic medium, some themes behind his metal sculpture, and the innovative processes he uses to produce it.
Monday, 28 Feb 2022
Join this seminar to hear from Mark Dwyer, Horticulturist from Landscape Prescriptions by MD in Janesvill, Wi. Mark will discuss specific enabling features to accommodate specific user, encourage engagement and provide a welcoming garden space for all visitors and users. Gain some insight into the use of materials and layouts to promote active programmatic use for physical therapy, horticulture therapy, and more.
This event will be in person, live streamed, and recorded. Dec. 16, 2012, was the day Rachael Steil stopped running in silence. It was the day she wrote her first blog post about dealing with anorexia and binge eating as an All-American runner and shared it with the world.
"Now That's Magic: How Black Women Have Shaped History Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," personal development coach Jessica Lundy will share not only how each of these women have impacted her and propelled her journey, but also distill the essential elements of each for audience members to use in their endeavors. This program is tailored specifically for Black History Month and Women's History Month programming.
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
Join this Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Promising Scientist Research Series to hear Dr. Kadeem J. Gilbert, assistant professor of plant biology at Michigan State University, discuss research into how plants have the potential to modify the environmental conditions on their leaf surfaces.
The Reminders, a husband-wife hip hop duo, consists of Brussels, Belgium-born Big Samir and Queens, New York-born emcees and vocalist Aja Black. In this combo presentation and performance, Samir and Aja will guide attendees through the history of hip hop and its incredible influence in culture. This event will be in person and live streamed. It will NOT be recorded.
Wednesday, 02 Mar 2022
In "Muslims of the Heartland," Edward E. Curtis IV uncovers the long history of Muslims in a part of the country where many readers would not expect to find them -- including in Iowa, the home of the first purpose-built mosque in the United States. Hosted by ISU's religious studies program.
The categories of race, gender, and sexuality continue to be the site of analysis for many higher education researchers, effectively filling the void of intersectional approaches to student development and learning theory. Yet, we still struggle with terminology that honors Latinx/a/o students' identities, let alone their intersections with systems of oppression.
Thursday, 03 Mar 2022
Danielle S. Willkens, a designer, architectural historian and preservationist, will speak about her work with digital technologies to enliven archives, activate reality capture data and initiate preservation planning. She will show how these technologies can engage students, honor erased histories and spark critical conversations about memory and meaning. Her lecture is part of the 2021-2022 College of Design Lecture Series.
Aging is the leading risk factor associated with diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, and frailty. The common marmoset, a small nonhuman primate, offers a number of advantages for aging and healthspan research. They have a fast maturation and short life span compared with more commonly used larger nonhuman primate models.
Friday, 04 Mar 2022
"Innovation Starts in Your Garage," Sam Schmidt, founder of Above Par Tech, a technology service provider specializes in GPS sprayer technology used in the golf and turf market. The products Above Par Tech offers have proven to decrease golf course pesticide and fertilizer use by up to 20% by eliminating sprayer overlap and decreasing the amount of spray that does not reach the target areas.
Join this seminar to hear Dr. Tim Gavin, Professor and Department Head at Purdue University discuss the VasoMyo Crosstalk in health and disease.