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.
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023
A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: in making these seven things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. Based on the latest research in political ecology, together with histories of colonialism, indigenous struggles, slave revolts, and other rebellions and uprisings, Raj Patel will demonstrate the cost it takes to make the world cheap and safe for capitalism.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
CLIMATE CHANGE IN IOWA
AMES, IOWA - On Thursday, February 16 at 7pm, learn with the League of Women Voters!
Sunday, 19 Feb 2023
Leave it in the Ground: Poems and Drawings
Debra Marquart, Distinguished Professor and Iowa Poet Laureate, will read from her in-progress book-length poem, "Leave it in the Ground," and share images created in collaboration with visual artist Tom Rice. Together, the book and art will examine the true cost of oil extraction to the planet.
Monday, 20 Feb 2023
Cool Technologies to Cool the Planet
The 2023 Symposium on Sustainability celebrates the diversity of sustainability efforts and initiatives taking place within our campus community focusing on supporting and nurturing enablement and empowerment toward a sustainable future that extends into the Ames community, as well as communities across the state and throughout the world. Features of this year's event include an opening speaker, a keynote speaker, sustainability tabling...
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2023
Sustainapalooza: The Urgency is Now
Join us for an evening celebrating all things sustainability at ISU. Food, connections, clothing swap and greening!
Thursday, 23 Feb 2023
CANCELED: Leveraging Crisis Into Opportunity
POSTONED DUE TO WEATHER. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON. As first President and CEO of the U.S. Green Buildings Council, Christine Ervin led its evolution from a start-up into the highly influential coalition of industry leaders transforming the way buildings are designed, built and operated. Home to LEED and Greenbuild, Christine received USGBCâ€™s leadership award in 2004 and 2014.