Monday, 17 Apr 2017
Kierra Crago-Schneider is a program officer at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
"Connecting People, Creating a Better Future: Why International Trade," Lance Fritz, chairman, president and CEO, Union Pacific.
"Leadership Principles," Christy Johnson-Lynch, ISU volleyball head coach. A brown bag lunch precedes the seminar.
Fred Kaplan is a journalist who writes a national security column for Slate magazine, and has penned five books about American politics. His most recent book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, chronicles the long history of hacking between the United States and Russia.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Peg Rawes, a professor of architecture and philosophy at the University College London Bartlett School of Architecture, will outline how 17th-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza's theories of well-being and equality can be used to analyze housing and income inequalities, and how his ideas relate to post-war and current social housing design. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture Public Programs Series.
Freedom Sings is a multimedia presentation featuring music that has been banned, censored or sounded a call for social change. A program of the First Amendment Center, Freedom Sings features live music, video and narration, and showcases hit songwriters, performers and Grammy Award winners.
"Strengthening the Sustainability of Agricultural Biodiversity," Karl Zimmerer, professor of environment and society, Pennsylvania State University.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
"Shining a light in darkness: The First Amendment and Community Journalism," Glenn Smith, special project editor at the Charleston, South Carolina, Post and Courier and a reporter on its Pulitzer Prize-winning series focused on domestic violence.
Friday, 21 Apr 2017
"Home Voices," part of the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series. Participants include Lauren Alleyne, Lindsay Tigue, Melissa Sevigny, and Lucas Southworth.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
"Defining, Improving, and Changing the Specificities of CRISPR-Cas Nucleases." Professor J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, will describe research advances that are broadening the range of applications for CRISPR-Cas nucleases, improving the precision of these reagents, and enabling better elaboration of these technologies. Sponsored by the Crop Bioengineering Consortium.
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Parks Library preservation staff; Pete Sixbey, State Historical Society of Iowa; and Suzanne LeSar, ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum, will provide expert advice for handling and care of heirlooms and collectibles.
Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017
"Securing Health and Education: Hopes and Realities of Iowa Latino Immigrant Families," Kimberly Greder, associate professor of human development and family studies, and the 2016-17 recipient of the Rossmann Manatt faculty development award.
Parks Library preservation staff will provide expert advice for handling and care of heirlooms and collectibles.
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Parks Library preservation staff and Suzanne LeSar, ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum, will provide expert advice for handling and care of heirlooms and collectibles.