Monday, 03 Apr 2023
The Stormettes Dance Line promotes team endurance and body-positivity by performing a variety of different dance styles including the majorette, heels and hip-hop styles. This team, open to Iowa State students with varying levels of dance experience, serves the Iowa State, Ames and Des Moines communities through performances and workshops. Rain location: first floor, Grant Wood mural lobby.
Tuesday, 04 Apr 2023
St. Clair Detrick-Jules is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, activist & author of My Beautiful Black Hair: 101 Natural Hair Stories from the Sisterhood. She captures personal stories and intimate moments centering Black liberation, immigrant justice, and women's rights. An Afro-Caribbean artist who remains rooted in her community, St. Clair grounds her work in radical love, joy, and the knowledge that a more just world is...
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023
Author and speaker Charles McCrary. Throughout the country, white evangelicals argue their sincere beliefs entitle them to disobey antidiscrimination laws. Under the law, who gets to be considered a "sincere believer," and what do sincere believers get to do? This talk will explore the history and contemporary politics behind these vexing questions.
Thursday, 06 Apr 2023
"Dynamic Lecturing: Strategies for More Engaged Learning," Todd Zakrajsek, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Learn the elements of an effective mini-lecture, how to know when to stop lecturing, and the key components of engaged learning strategies. We'll explore proven techniques that will have an immediate impact on sustaining student attention and increasing mastery of your course content.
Alumna Hannah Lewis, author of "Mini-Forest Revolution: Using the Miyawaki Method to Rapidly Rewild the World," will give the 2023 Shivvers Memorial Lecture. Her book promotes an international, "doable" movement to restore biodiversity by transforming empty lots, backyards and degraded land into mini forests.
Monday, 10 Apr 2023
"Stepping Out," featuring the Cantamus, Lyrica, and Count Me In ensembles conducted by Jennifer Rodgers, assistant director of choral activities. Hear a concert of joyful, light-filled music. The women's ensembles will share sounds of summer and light, Irish reels and ballads, and contemporary favorites in close harmony. Rain location: first floor, Grant Wood mural lobby.
Xiaoxing Xi is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple in 2009, he was a Professor of Physics and Materials Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. Since 2015, he has spoken out actively for open fundamental research and against racial profiling and received the American Physical Society 2020 Andrei Sakharov Prize for his effort.
Barbara Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Development Experience shapes the architecture of the brain and informs behavior. The effects of traumatic experiences on young children are well documented and sobering. By understanding the neurobiological basis of trauma, early childhood professionals will be uniquely positioned to provide trauma-informed care that is developmentally appropriate and fosters resilience. Understanding the...
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2023
The College of Veterinary Medicine is celebrating the centennial of the graduation of Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, who was the fourth Black graduate of the veterinary college. Dr. Patterson became president of Tuskegee Institute where he established its College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Engineering, and the aviation program that later developed into the Tuskegee Airmen. He also founded the United Negro College Fund.
Paige Roux is the host of TPUSAÃ¢â'¬â"¢s weekly show, Reloaded, hosted on TPUSA LIVE. Each week, Paige carefully explains the intricacies of AmericaÃ¢â'¬â"¢s most popular firearms, shares important firearm safety protocols, and even shoots some of her favorite weapons at her own private range. Paige is a Senior Firearms Instructor and Training Coordinator for ShooterÃ¢â'¬â"¢s World in Phoenix, Arizona Ã¢â'¬" one of the largest chains of indoor firing...
Tim Glenn, executive vice president of the seed business unit at Corteva Agriscience, has spent more than 30 years serving in the agriculture industry. His global leadership has spanned all facets of the industry including seeds, crop protection, sales, marketing, integrated operations and commercial effectiveness. Glenn is an Iowa State graduate.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2023
Mouin Rabbani is a researcher, analyst, and commentator specializing in Palestinian affairs, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He has previously served asÃ¢â'¬Â¯Principal Political Affairs Officer with the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Head of Middle East with Crisis Management Initiative/Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation.
Michael Brown and Rachel A. Smith, both assistant professors in Student Affairs and Higher Education, will present on their models and research findings related to gradate student support, wellbeing, and community generation.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2023
Pieper Lewis was 15 when she fatally stabbed her rapist more than 30 times in June 2020 in a Des Moines apartment. She pleaded guilty in June 2021 to voluntary manslaughter and willful injury. PieperÃ¢â'¬â"¢s legal team, led by Assistant State Public Defenders Matthew Sheeley, Magdalena Reese, and Paul White, worked tirelessly to seek justice for Pieper who faced up to 20 years in prison.
Monday, 17 Apr 2023
Ballroom Dance Club members will demonstrate several dances from recent competitions. The club offers weekly beginner lessons before its meeting each Monday. The club hosts a large free group beginner lesson on Wednesday evenings that is open to anyone. Rain location: first floor, Grant Wood mural lobby.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2023
Clinical trials are the workhorse of testing new treatments with regards to evaluating the effect they have on health outcomes. The era of digital medicine and the explosion of decentralized studies as a result of the pandemic is a reminder that there is always room for innovation, however, we must simultaneously harness this innovation to address the healthy divide experienced by so many of our communities.
A Pearl Hogrefe Lecture Sarah Vogel is an attorney, advocate, and author of The FarmerÃ¢â'¬â"¢s Lawyer, a memoir about her landmark class action lawsuit, Coleman v. Block. Vogel brought the historic case against the federal government on behalf of 240,000 family farmers facing foreclosure during the 1980s farm crisis.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2023
Featured everywhere from NPR and PBS to the Moth Radio Hour and Reader's Digest, Colin Ryan is a comedic financial speaker, author, and an award-winning storyteller. He is dedicated to helping talented educators, experts, leaders and public figures become unforgettable communicators. Part of Financial Literacy Month programming.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2023
Speaker: Magan Lewis, Ph.D. More details to come.
Amy Andreotti, University Professor in the biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, will deliver the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Spring Dean's Lecture. Andreotti, a biochemist with expertise in structural biology and immune cell signaling, will highlight three stories that illustrate how scientists and physicians are devising new approaches to specific types of cancers.
The 2022 film TikTok Boom is a documentary that explores the ways in which members of ethnic minorities have been affected, and often marginalized, by this social media phenomenon. Novotny Lawrence focuses his research on film studies, blaxploitation cinema, race, media, and popular culture. He has a joint appointment between the Greenlee School of Journalism and the English Department. Free snacks will be provided.
Monday, 24 Apr 2023
One of the newer student organizations on campus, Jubilee Gospel Choir will share traditional praise and worship songs as well as popular tunes. The audience will be asked to join in some call and response, so be prepared to sing. Rain location: first floor, Grant Wood mural lobby.