Wednesday, 30 Nov 2022
Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S.: Monsters and Myths
Fall 2022 LAS Dean's Lecture Why is Russia fighting a war in Ukraine? And how is the war shaping the world? Scott Feinstein, an expert in Russian politics and violence in Eurasia, shines light onto the erected monsters and myths that helped drive Europe into its largest conventional military conflict since World War II and discusses how the war and emerging myths will continue to shape our world.
Science and Engineering Research on Clean Energy
Iver Anderson senior metallurgist at Ames Laboratory and adjunct professor in the Materials Science and Engineering department at Iowa State University. He is a fellow of the American Powder Metallurgy Institute, ASM International, TMS, and the National Academy of Inventors, as well as a member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
Physical Activity Is an Underused Resource for COVID-19 Pandemic
James F. Sallis, Ph.D is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health at University of California San Diego and Professorial Fellow at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. He is currently focusing on getting research used to create healthier cities. During the pandemic he has been actively advocating for greater attention to, and application of, physical activityâ€™s benefits.