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Lecture: The Importance of Harvest Weed Seed Control

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019, 4:10 PM

18 Horticulture Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Michael Walsh is the director of weed research at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has led research and development activities focusing on farming machines that reduce weed population densities by destroying weed seeds before they return to the soil during crop harvest operations. Walsh's talk is part of the Staniforth Lecture series in the ISU agronomy department.

Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019, 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Environmental Martyrs and the Fate of the Forest

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019, 7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Rob Nixon, a nonfiction writer and public intellectual working in the environmental humanities and postcolonial studies, will address the current surge in environmental martyrdom against the backdrop of the resource wars in the Amazon and beyond. The talk will offer an international perspective on the value of our planet's inhabited forests and the threats to their viability. 2019-2020 Department of English Goldtrap Speaker Series

In Our Backyards: How the Prison Boom Transformed Rural America - John Major Eason

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019, 7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

John Major Eason is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation. Eason was a church-based community organizer focusing on housing and criminal justice issues. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology

Can Iowa Agriculture Survive - Dr. Jeremy Jackson and Seth Watkins

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019, 3:00 PM

Design 101

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Mr. Seth Watkins and Dr. Jeremy Jackson will discuss one of the most popular and critical topics of study at Iowa State University and the rest of the state of Iowa, which is the environmental, socio-cultural and economic effects of Iowa's current agricultural system within and outside of its borders.

City Council Ward 4 Candidate Forum

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019, 5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Come out for an evening where you will be given an opportunity to ask questions to the city council Ward 4 candidates, Joe Van Erdewyk, Rachel Junck, and Chris Nelson. During the forum, moderator, Dr. Kelly Shaw will be asking each candidate questions that relate to problems in the city of Ames. Students and community members will also have a chance to ask the candidates questions throughout the event.