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Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023

G.W. Carver Day of Recognition Program

Feb 01, 2023

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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

Feb 02, 2023

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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

Feb 15, 2023

6:00 PM

3560 Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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


Feb 16, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library Auditorium


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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

Feb 19, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum


University Museums Arts, performances Lectures Live Green

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

Feb 20, 2023

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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

Feb 21, 2023

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall, South Ballroom, Oak Room and Sun Room


Live Green Submissions Live Green

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

Feb 23, 2023

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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 USGBCââ'¬â"¢s leadership award in 2004 and 2014.