Monday, 30 Jan 2023
Tearing Hatred From the Sky
Martin Luther King, Jr. 2023 Keynote: Bree Newsome illustrates how ordinary people can make an extraordinary difference. Following the brutal murder of nine black parishioners in 2015 at Mother Emmanuel Church in Charleston, S.C., Bree climbed the flagpole at the South Carolina statehouse and pulled down the Confederate Battle flag. Her arrest galvanized public opinion and led to the permanent removal of the flag.
Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023
G.W. Carver Day of Recognition Program
Celebrate Iowa's first George Washington Carver Day of Recognition! This program will feature notable speakers including: Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn; Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller, dean of Tuskegee University's College of Agriculture, Environment, and Nutrition Sciences; Marsha Kelliher, president of Simpson College; Simon Estes; and Dewayne Goldmon, senior advisor for racial equity to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Thursday, 02 Feb 2023
Lecture: Let's Talk About Pets
Temple Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior, and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare.