Monday, 21 Mar 2022
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
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.
2022 Mary Louise Smith Chair Former New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will present â€œItâ€™s a Different World Out There: Leadership in the Statesâ€ on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, as the 34th recipient of the Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022
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.
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, â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹Vitalij Pecharsky
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
"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.
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
"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
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.
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.