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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

Lecture: Science Fiction Writing

Apr 17, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Writing Science Fiction Thrillers in the Age of Climate Change," Paolo Bacigalupi, award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer and author of several popular dystopian novels for young adults, including "Ship Breaker."

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Lecture: Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Apr 18, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Is Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture Possible?" Sieglinde Snapp, professor of soils and cropping systems ecology at Michigan State University. Snapp will discuss her work in Africa and the U.S. using agroecology as a framework for developing environmentally friendly, and farmer-relevant agricultural systems. Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Keynote

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Panel: Brown v. Board of Education

Apr 19, 2018

6:30 PM

2157 Pearson Hall

free

Student Organizations Lectures

"Brown v. Board of Education: Then and Now." Attorneys Timothy Gartin, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger, and Hassane Muhammad, Justice Law Firm, to speak on the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. the Board of Education and how the legal landscape for public schools changed, then share what is happening in the educational legal arena today.

Lecture: Where Is U.S. Foreign Policy Headed?

Apr 19, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Stephen Walt is Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a former academic dean. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

Friday, 20 Apr 2018

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Apr 20, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Lecture: Ethical Considerations

Apr 24, 2018

7:00 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Brian Green, Santa Clara University, will speak about the potential ethical implications of emerging and disruptive food technologies. He'll share what needs to be considered so people may use these technologies in ways that encourage the development of a healthy, fair and sustainable food system for the future.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018

Documentary preview: George Washington Carver

Apr 25, 2018

7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

Filmmaker Laurel Bower will show a 30-minute segment of her hour-long IPTV documentary, "George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Life," celebrating the life of George Washington Carver, including Iowa State's role in his path to education.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

4th Congressional District Democratic Candidate Forum

Apr 26, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

The Iowa State College Democrats will host a forum with candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Congressional District, which includes the city of Ames and Iowa State University.