Wednesday, 01 Mar 2023
A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.
Thursday, 02 Mar 2023
Blood at the Root: A Discussion of Forsyth County, GA
Patrick Phillips will discuss his search for the truth about his own hometown, where in 1912 hundreds of local white people used arson, lynching, and mob violence to drive out the entire Black populationâ€"and then kept them out for nearly a century. Having been raised in Americaâ€™s most notorious â€œwhite county,â€ Phillips will talk about his awakening from the willful ignorance of white supremacy, and how he joined the struggle for...
Friday, 03 Mar 2023
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity
ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." Registration (free) is requested.
Tuesday, 07 Mar 2023
Human Origins: Adam, Eve, and Evolution
Speaker: Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass Evolutionary science teaches that humans, arose from a population, sharing common ancestors with other animals. Most readers of the book of Genesis in the past understood all humans descended from Adam and Eve a couple specially created by God. These two teachings seem contradictory, but is that necessarily so? In a conversation with Dr. Ingebritsen, Dr. Swamidass will explain his scientific...
Wednesday, 08 Mar 2023
Ask Me Anything Panel: Neurodiversity from Neurodiverse Perspectives
The Division of Student Affairs' Diversity and Inclusion Committee continues its "Ask Me Anything" panel series. Voices will include students, staff and faculty from across the university.
Monday, 20 Mar 2023
The Center: QTPOC Social
Stop by the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success to meet other queer and trans people of color.
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
The Center: Crafternoon
Stop by the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success to make some pompom mirrors with other members of the community.
Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023
The Center: Game Night
Bring your board games, card games, switch games, or other games to the Center to share with other members of the community.
The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis
Speaker: Amitav Ghosh A Pearl Hogrefe Lecture Award Winning Author, Environmentalist & Climate Advocate, Amitav Ghosh will read from and discuss The Nutmegâ€™s Curse. A powerful work of history, essay, testimony, and polemic, The Nutmegâ€™s Curse traces our contemporary planetary crisis back to the discovery of the New World and the sea route to the Indian Ocean.
Thursday, 23 Mar 2023
Indian Contributions to Modern Science and Technology
Nilesh Oak holds BS and MS in Chemical Engineering and Executive MBA. He has written 3 books, 500+ blog articles, and 1000+ lectures on Indian civilization. His original research includes the dating of ancient historical events and the exploration of ancient sciences and technologies in the areas of astronomy, agriculture, domestication of animals, navigation, philosophy, and medical sciences.
Friday, 24 Mar 2023
Ready to Run Iowa
"Ready to Run Iowa" is a 6-part, nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or become more involved in public life. Each workshop will address a different topic. Registration is required; register for each workshop individually.
The Center: Movie Night
Meet us at the Center and we'll go to Cyclone Cinema to watch "The Woman King" together. First round of snacks is on us. Register to attend.
Monday, 27 Mar 2023
An Evening with Allyson Felix
"How the most decorated American track and field Olympian of all time turned inspiration in motherhood and advocacy into social innovation," Allyson Felix. Felix is an 11-time Olympic medalist, mom, business owner, and recently retired professional athlete who will share stories of adversity, triumph, and advocacy through her presentation and extended question and answer period.
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2023
Rewriting, Reclaiming, and Reorienting in Digital Spaces
Join ISU Writing and Communication Consultations and Academic Success Center for a virtual speaker series event in conversation with artists and designers, Ashlee Bird, Joseph Erb, and Casey Koyczan. Panelists will each share their work advocating for Indigenous language justice through technology and design, followed by a Q&A with attendees.
The Center: 30th Anniversary Gayla
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success.
Thursday, 30 Mar 2023
Poetry as a Wedge Into the World
A Pearl Hogrefe Lecture Poet Michael Walsh has recently published anthologies of poetry that address contemporary issues that bring poetry into the mainstream of modern discussions. Taken together, the editorial work of this poet and editor opens up new avenues of discussion about the work of poetry in the world.