Tuesday, 03 Oct 2023
View the new installation with a different perspective on this tour with Dr. Laura Iles, director of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center. Explore the intricate relationships between insects and forests, as well as how human influence on the environment affects this relationship.
Dr. Jaime Schultz is the author of Moments of Impact: Injury, Racialized Memory, and Reconciliation in College Football. The book primarily focuses on Jack Trice's life and influence on ISU through the 1990s. She also writes about the legacies of Ozzie Simmons at University of Iowa and Johnny Bright at Drake University. Dr. Schultz, who did her Ph.D at University of Iowa, is now a professor of kinesiology at Penn State.
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2023
Iowa State alumnus Michael Braley (BFA 1993 Graphic Design), award-winning creative director of Braley Design, will share his influences and insights from three decades as a graphic designer, revealing the key elements that make an effective poster and what he believes is the true "art" of the poster. Lecture held in conjunction with the opening of the United States International Poster Biennial exhibition.
Join us for a roundtable discussion about the current economic situation with three esteemed experts: James Paulsen, Kartik Athreya, and Dame DeAnne Shirley Julius.
Thursday, 05 Oct 2023
Great-great grandson of author, advocate and etiquette professional Emily Post, Daniel Post Senning, co-author of "Emily Post's Etiquette (19th ed.)," presents a program on children's etiquette.
Friday, 06 Oct 2023
Kotaro Nakamura, who joined the College of Design in July as the new chair of the Department of Interior Design, will talk about his research and work related to resilient and sustainable design. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2023
Iowa State alumnus Joy Sen (MCRP 1989 Community & Regional Planning), professor in the Department of Architecture and Regional Planning at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and a leader in heritage studies and documentation in India, will speak about his field experiences in five different international projects. Many of these have been in collaboration with local and international governments, UN organizations and universities.
An Iowa native, Steve Hanke is a professor of applied economics and founder and co-director of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at The Johns Hopkins University and senior fellow at the Cato Institute. Hanke has advised dozens of world leaders from Ronald Reagan to Indonesia's Suharto on currency reforms, infrastructure development, privatization, and how to tame hyperinflation.
Thursday, 12 Oct 2023
The Iowa Arboretum and Gardens - David McKinney, Curator of Collections and Grounds
April Surgent will discuss the inspiration behind her new commission for University Museums permanent collection, her unique expression of environmental change through cameo engraved glass, and experiences participating in several prestigious research fellowships.
Marta McDowell teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden and consults for private clients and public gardens. Her latest book is Unearthing The Secret Garden, about the inspiration for the classic children's book. McDowell will explore how flora and horticulture have had an outsize influence on the genre: motive, means, opportunity, victims, villains, and detectives.
Friday, 13 Oct 2023
Join Aaron Yang, a new assistant professor of graphic design, to learn more about his collaborative projects "Exploring Innovative Solutions in Research and Creative Work with Design Thinking and Interdisciplinary Approaches." Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2023
Thanyani Madzivhandila, professor of development planning and management at the Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership at the University of Limpopo, South Africa, and member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Forum on Just Transition, will speak about the impact of a rapid low-carbon economy shift on coal-mining communities.
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2023
New York City-based designer and technologist Mindy Seu, editor of "Cyberfeminism Index," will highlight cyberfeminism's long-ignored origins and expansive legacy through examples from the book's more than 700 entries of radical techno-critical activism. Register online in advance to receive the Zoom link to Seu's free virtual talk. Part of the College of Design's 2023-2024 Lecture Series.
Thursday, 19 Oct 2023
Pleas to be "civil" in our political and social dialogue in the news media are often followed by demands to call out discrimination and injustice wherever we see it. This lecture will examine the tensions between the two types of discourse by referring back to a characteristically American form of political rhetoric: prophetic indictment. Cathleen Kaveny serves as the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor at Boston College.
Friday, 20 Oct 2023
Cristina Dreifuss-Serrano and Jose Cepero Saravia, architecture and design researchers and educators from Peru, will consider the impact of informal settlement patterns and construction on cities and their residents and propose alternative strategies for intervention, aiming for low-tech, low-cost, care-informed design processes that enhance human interaction. This is the College of Design Dean's Charrette 2023 Keynote Lecture.
Monday, 23 Oct 2023
2023 Norman Borlaug Lecture: Removing Landmines, Supporting Farmers: Cultivating Peace Through Agriculture
2023 Norman Borlaug Lecture with HeidiÂ Kuhn, the founder and CEO of Roots of Peace, a humanitarian nonprofit organization that replaces landmines with sustainable agricultural farmland. The organization also trains farmers in modern agricultural practices, from planting and harvesting to marketing through international exports. Kuhn, the 2023 World Food Prize Laureate, will be joined in conversation byÂ President Wendy Wintersteen for this...
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2023
Ramin Toloui is the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. In this role, Toloui leads the Departmentâ€™s efforts focused on expanding opportunity for American workers and businesses, deepening cooperation with other countries on shared economic challenges, and leveraging economic tools to advance U.S. national security objectives. Toloui is an Iowa native.Â
Thursday, 26 Oct 2023
Amanda D. Rodewald is the Garvin Professor and Senior Director of the Center for Avian Population Studies at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at Cornell University. Dr. Rodewald also serves on the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Sunday, 29 Oct 2023
Nicholas Cladis, Lecturer at the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa, will discuss the 2,000 year old art of hand papermaking.
Monday, 30 Oct 2023
This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased the most, and discuss the major causes of death that have contributed to the increasing rural mortality penalty. Shannon Monnat is the Lerner Chair in Public Health Promotion and Population Health, Director of the Center for Policy Research, and Professor of Sociology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public...