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Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Nature at Noon: Volunteering at Reiman Gardens

Apr 11, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Volunteer coordinator Taylor Woodcock will talk about some of the projects and opportunities volunteers engage with. As a nonprofit organization, Reiman Gardens depends on the generosity and dedication of hundreds of volunteers contributing thousands of hours to bring beautiful planting displays and butterflies to the public. No registration required.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Joe Benesh + Entrepreneur Panel

Apr 11, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Joe Benesh (BArch 1999 Architecture) is the president and CEO of the Ingenuity Company, a strategic planning, organizational development and design thinking firm based in Des Moines. His lunchtime lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

Robert Stafford Lecture on Banking

Apr 11, 2019

12:40 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Robert DeYoung, Koch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Business Economics and Harold Otto Chair in Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business, will present "Unpacking the U.S. Economy."

Campaign Series: Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Congressman Eric Swalwell is serving his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing California's North Silicon Valley 15th Congressional District. He was born in Iowa and spent his early years in Algona, where his father served as the police chief. His talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Lecture: Vans, Empowering Youth Culture

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans as its Guest Company Designer. Since 1966, the Vans brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture.

Friday, 12 Apr 2019

Friday Research Seminar: Wellness Design Evaluation Tool for Users' Experience in Healthcare Settings

Apr 12, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Yongyeon Cho, a new assistant professor of interior design, will explore an Excel-based real-time assessment tool to evaluate users' interior design experience in healthcare settings and provide focus on wellness design elements in visual and narrative form. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Monday, 15 Apr 2019

Readings: Heal the Divide on Campus

Apr 15, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

Heal the Divide on Campus is a reading of new student-written plays. Students in Charissa Menefee's playwriting class participated in a workshop conducted by Protest Plays Project founder Tiffany Antone and created their own Heal the Divide on Campus plays. Readings also will done by other students from ISU and different campuses.

Sketching: The Mental Camera Roll

Apr 15, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Sketching is a form of design notation and communication, a way in which ideas from the mental camera roll develop into forms and spaces and eventually built space. Richard Alomar, Rutgers University associate professor of landscape architecture, will talk about sketchbooks and journals as mediums for data collection, present sketching exercise examples and share ways students can develop a practice of sketching to record their experience.

Lecture: Countries of Conflict

Apr 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about people in nations facing humanitarian crises. The nations include Palestine, Libya, Myanmar, Sudan, and Yemen.

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019

Workshop: Faculty with Multiple Identities as Strategic Agents to Institutional Change

Apr 16, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Advance Lectures Training, development

Nancy "Rusty" Barceló, special assistant for diversity, equity and inclusion to the chancellor of the University of Illinois and an expert on institutional change, will share her professional journey as a Chicana administrator and change agent at the highest levels of academia. This workshop will be repeated today, 1-2:30 p.m. Registration requested.

Lecture: Understanding Second Language Speakers: What Really Matters?

Apr 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Tracey Derwing, a Professor Emeritus of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, has extensively researched second language fluency and pronunciation, especially the relationships among intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accent.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Associate professors of architecture Dan Naegele and Doug Spencer will share their recent work in this third Architecture Research Exchange event. All are welcome.

*CANCELED* Lecture: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest

Apr 17, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

This event has been canceled due to travel complications. The poster session is being rescheduled. "Renewing Reciprocity: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest." Robin Wall Kimmerer, keynote speaker for the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Symposium, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology at SUNY and the author of "Braiding Sweetgrass."

Thursday, 18 Apr 2019

Lecture: Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox

Apr 18, 2019

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Building Bridges or Walls: Where Do the U.S. and Mexico Go from Here?" - Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox is a leading voice on North American trade policy and the challenges of immigration.

Friday, 19 Apr 2019

Analogue Participatory Graphics with Undocumented Immigrants

Apr 19, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Fernando Burga, assistant professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Minnesota, will show how graphic representation techniques can capture undocumented immigrants' experiences and inform the development of planning goals and objectives. Lecture co-sponsored by the sustainable environments graduate program and Department of Community and Regional Planning.

Monday, 22 Apr 2019

Monday Monologues series

Apr 22, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Spring, Shakespeare and the Pursuit of Gappiness," Linda Shenk, associate professor of English. In his plays, Shakespeare strategically leaves "gaps" allowing each production, each reader, to fill those spaces with their own experiences, values and questions. Gaps keep the Bard's works relevant to modern audiences.

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

Lecture: Empowering the Next Generation of Engineers

Apr 23, 2019

4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Ashraf Habibullah is a structural engineer who helped develop the technology and software engineers use to design earthquake-resistant buildings and bridges. He will discuss the future of engineering as a profession, especially the need for today’s engineering students to be exposed to more than just technology.

Lecture: Diversity, Leadership, Donald Trump, and the Future of America

Apr 23, 2019

7:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Stay Woke: Diversity, Leadership, Donald Trump, and the Future of America," Kevin Powell, activist and book author. He also has written for the Huffington Post, British GQ and Vibe Magazine. In a world where violence, fear, division and hate have become the norm, Kevin offers hope and a new and different way to view ourselves, to view each other. Powell will sign copies of his book prior to the lecture (7 p.m.).

Lecture & performance: A Musical Celebration of the First Amendment

Apr 23, 2019

8:00 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

"Shut Up and Dance" is an engaging and irreverent concert celebrating free speech through music.

Lecture: Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism

Apr 23, 2019

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Tracy Miller, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University, will present the 2019 Donald R. Benson Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Her talk is titled, "Rethinking Creativity: Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism."

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

Lecture: Gendered Media Coverage of Women Presidential Candidates

Apr 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

But Is She 'Likable?' Dianne Bystrom is director emerita of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State. She will discuss the how the media has covered women running for office differently than men, and what that might mean for the 2020 presidential election, for which there is an unprecedented number of women candidates.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2019

Lecture: The Art of Writing, with author Margot Livesey

Apr 25, 2019

2:10 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Join student and faculty in the Creative Writing Program for this informal moderated craft talk. Writers will have the opportunity to ask questions and hear author Margot Livesey discuss her writing process.

ISU Retirees: Social and program

Apr 25, 2019

2:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Lectures Meetings, receptions

"The National Centers for Animal Health: Historical and Present Contributions to Animal Agriculture," Dr. Marcus Kehrli Jr., director of the National Animal Disease Center. Program begins at 3 p.m. Refreshments provided by Vintage Cooperative, Ames.

Lecture: Reading & Conversation: Margot Livesey, author

Apr 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of ten books, including a collection of stories, Learning by Heart, and eight acclaimed novels: Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, Banishing Verona, The House on Fortune Street, The Flight of Gemma Hardy, and Mercury.