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Monday, 21 Mar 2022

Seminar: The conceptual framework for human drivers of low tree species diversity

Mar 21, 2022

12:00 AM - 12:50 AM

118 Horticulture Hall

free

Research Lectures

Dr. Grant Thompson, assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University, will discuss the impact to urban forests from the many decision makers involved in the nursery supply chain. Urban forests are more vulnerable to abiotic and biotic threats because of their low tree diversity. Dr. Thompson hopes to build a framework to help guide future research, education and outreach to increase tree biodiversity.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2022

Seminar: Small RNAs and epigenetics during seed development

Mar 22, 2022

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Research Lectures

Join this Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Seminar to hear Dr. Rebecca Mosher, associate professor in the University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences, discuss research into how RNA-directed DNA methylation is required for reproduction, growth, and development in many plant species.

It's a Different World Out There: Leadership in the States

Mar 22, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Webex

free

Lecture Series Lectures

2022 Mary Louise Smith Chair Former New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will present “It’s a Different World Out There: Leadership in the States†on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, as the 34th recipient of the Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022

Lecture: George Washington Carver and the Liberatory History of Black Agriculture

Mar 23, 2022

6:00 PM

WebEx

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Monica M. White, University of Wisconsin, Madison, will talk about her book, "Freedom Farmers," which revises the historical narrative of African American resistance and includes the work, roles, and contributions of southern Black farmers and the organizations they formed. The book traces the origins of Black farmers organizations to the late 1800s.

Personal Reflections on the War in Ukraine

Mar 23, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Webex Link: https://bit.ly/3tf47NK The war on Ukraine has brought suffering and death to its people. The whole world has watched as Russia attacks infrastructure, civilians, and nuclear power plants. This panel will focus on the impacts the war is having on Ukranian-Americans and those who have worked in Russia. Panelists: Svitlana Zbarska, Lesya Myroslavivn Hassall, Nancy Brannaman, ​​​​​​​Vitalij Pecharsky

Personal Reflections on the War in Ukraine

Mar 23, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Webex

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Webex Link: https://bit.ly/3tf47NK This event will be recorded. The recording will be posted on the Lectures website at Recordings > Available Recordings for two weeks. The war on Ukraine has brought suffering and death to its people. The whole world has watched as Russia attacks infrastructure, civilians, and nuclear power plants. Russia is growing increasingly isolated as financial institutions, businesses, and cultural entities cut...

Thursday, 24 Mar 2022

Retail Ready Summit

Mar 24, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Reinvention for a Sustainable Future," renowned industry innovators sharing retail success stories and strategies. Panelists include Todd Snyder, CEO and founder of Todd Snyder, New York; Amy Hall, VP of social consciousness for Eileen Fisher; and Deb Brown, co-founder of Save Your Town. Registration required for in-person or virtual attendance.

Lecture: Shifting Gender Equality from Afterthought to Guiding Goal of Agricultural Innovation

Mar 24, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Dr. Hale Ann Tufan is a Research Professor at Cornell University. Gender is integral to the agricultural innovation process, from technology development to access to inputs that shape technology adoption. Through examples from crop improvement, the talk will explore frameworks and approaches for inclusive design, innovative tools and methods that integrate crop improvement and gender research.

Friday, 25 Mar 2022

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Charles Saleh

Mar 25, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2206 Student Innovation Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Sometimes More is Better," Charles Saleh, senior advisor to Legacy Ventures. Charles currently serves on the board of directors of Tin Roof Software, PRO-Techs, American Flamecoat, and Hardcore Parts. Charles was formerly the CEO of Porter's Group and the CEO of Beta. Throughout his career, Charles has founded, acquired and operated several companies in the technology, industrials, and real estate industries.

Seminar: Serendipity - a few lucky breaks on the journey exploring how Tai Chi benefits postural control

Mar 25, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

0279 Forker and virtually

free

Research Lectures

Hear Dr. Li Li, research professor from the Waters College of Health Professions at Georgia Southern University, discuss his research with Tai Chi and the multidisciplinary approach he employed to face the challenges of new research questions.

Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture: Ways of Knowing

Mar 25, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ross Altheimer and Maura Rockcastle, co-founders and principals of TEN x TEN Studio, a transdisciplinary landscape architecture and urban design practice based in Minneapolis, will present the 2022 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. They will also serve as guest jurors for the Richard F. Hansen Prize competition. Five student teams will present projects completed last fall with awards announced at the beginning of the lecture.