Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018
"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
"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
"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.
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
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
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
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
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.