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Thursday, 11 Mar 2021

Virtual panel: International perspectives on women's rights

Mar 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online

free

Student Government Conferences Diversity Lectures

Panel participants: Meghann Hall, IRIS exchange student from South Africa; Dorothy Masinde, lecturer in Global Resource Systems; Ndeenga Shamata, IRIS exchange student from Tanzania; Valeria Volkogonova, IRIS exchange student from Belarus. Moderated by Alejandra Flores, International Student Council president. Part of the Women's Week Conference.

One Woman's Journey: From a Kenyan Village School to an American University

Mar 11, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Ebby Luvaga was born and raised in rural Kenya. The presentation will walk the audience through Dr. Luvaga's journey from her small village in Western Kenya to becoming the only member of her family to earn a Ph.D. and to teach at an American University. Through that journey, Dr. Luvaga will share her perspective on gender.

Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Virtual Lecture: The Stadio Berta and Nervi's Rise to Global Acclaim

Mar 12, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View registration link to online event

free

College of Design Lectures

Thomas Leslie, Morrill Professor in Architecture, will present an online lecture in English as part of the initiative "Pier Luigi Nervi and the Architecture of the 20th Century in Florence." His talk will take as its starting point the famed Stadio Berta in Florence, Italy, showing how its two phases marked a decisive moment in the career of Pier Luigi Nervi.

Innovators Forum: Raed Hafez

Mar 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Raed Hafez, ISU alum and CEO of elGrocer. Registration required.

Panel: ISU Leadership

Mar 12, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Government Conferences Lectures

Participants: Sharron Evans, Dean of Students; Bria Felix, Womxn of Colour Network; Alejandra Flores, International Student Council; Abigail Fowler, First-Year Council; Morgan Fritz, Student Government; Rachel Junck, Ames City Council; Dawn Bratsch-Prince, provost's office; Kay McClelland, Collegiate Panhellenic Council; Lynette Pohlman, University Museums. Moderated by Jennifer Seth, Student Gov. Closing ceremony for the Women's Week Conference.

What Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence

Mar 12, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Jackson Katz is an educator, author, and social theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence. In 1993, Dr. Katz co-founded the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society.

Saturday, 13 Mar 2021

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Mar 13, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa State University Orchestra will play Beethoven Symphony No.7 in a Major Op. 92.

Monday, 15 Mar 2021

Virtual Lecture: Is Green Gentrification Inevitable?

Mar 15, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

See Zoom registration link

free

College of Design Lectures

Hamil Pearsall, an associate professor and graduate chair of geography and urban studies at Temple University, will present "Is Green Gentrification Inevitable? Locating the Green Space Paradox with GIS" in this virtual lecture hosted by the Department of Community and Regional Planning.

Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021

Workshop: Preparing for a Successful P&T Review

Mar 17, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs

For new tenure-eligible faculty. Associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for academic programs Ann Marie VanDerZanden and associate vice president for research Surya Mallapragada will present on what makes a successful P&T case.

Virtual Concert: Ireland with Michael

Mar 17, 2021

7:00 PM

Online

$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A celebration of Irish culture and music for the Irish American Heritage Month of March. Michael shares his own connection to songs and stories of his home county, his love of traditional music with the gorgeous 10-piece Harpist group Cláirsí Neamhaí with local fiddlers, pipers playing jigs and reels that are perfect to celebrate Irish heritage.

Friday, 19 Mar 2021

Innovators Forum: Louis Carr

Mar 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Louis Carr, president of media sales, BET Network. Registration required.

Monday, 22 Mar 2021

Online: Monday Monologues series

Mar 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Online

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Facing Our Truth: Student Monologues on Race and Privilege," directed by Tiffany Johnson, ISU Theatre artist in residence. Students will share original monologues reflecting on their experience being part of the cast in part to incite discussion in our collective communities around these issues.

Non-Fiction Publishing Panel

Mar 22, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

The Writing and Media Center invites you to a virtual panel featuring three published writers sharing insight into processes such as writing book proposals, negotiating contracts, and securing work as a freelance writer. Panelists will also be asked to share their advice for aspiring writers and to answer questions from the audience.

Food Fight: The 14-Year Rebellion Against Food Service at Iowa Agricultural College

Mar 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Doug Biggs will cover a contentious period of ISU's early history: when students bucked requirements to get their food from campus. The battle of wills between the administration and the student body lasted 14 years! Come learn what the issues and the solution were.

Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021

Lecture: Stem Cells and Bioengineering for Brain Repair Strategies

Mar 23, 2021

6:00 PM

Online

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

In his presentation, Donald Sakaguchi, Director of Biology and Genetics Undergraduate Program and Morrill Professor, will discuss his highly collaborative, interdisciplinary research program that merges stem cell biology and bioengineering to develop experimental brain and tissue repair strategies. When combined, these enabling technologies can contribute to the development of novel therapeutic interventions with biomedical applications.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Mar 23, 2021

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Angela Meyer is a country music artist based in Eastern Iowa in the tiny town of McCausland. She has played professionally around the Quad Cities area for over 10 years, and shows from New Mexico to New York. Along the way, she has graced stages of all sizes including the National Finals Rodeo events in Las Vegas. Hear her debut album "Consequence" where music is streamed or sold. In-person seating and livestream viewing options are available.

Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021

Big 12 Career Fair (virtual)

Mar 24, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

The Big 12 career fair enables students and alumni from the Big 12 Conference universities to connect with employers nationwide in a live, online recruitment event. Register online.

Online: Author Talk

Mar 24, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Road I Grew Up On: Requiem for a Vanishing Era," author Helen Gunderson. Gunderson's book consists of regional and neighborhood history, a personal memoir, and spiritual insights as well as many black-and-white and color photographs. Daniel Hartwig, head of Special Collections and University Archives, will moderate a conversation between Gunderson and Cornelia Butler Flora, Distinguished Professor of Sociology Emerita.

Thursday, 25 Mar 2021

Retirement reception: Greg Yeakel

Mar 25, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1308 Beyer Hall

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Yeakel, pharmacy manager at Thielen Student Health Center, is retiring April 1.

Documentary screening and panel discussion: Picture A Scientist

Mar 25, 2021

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

via Webex

free

ISU Advance Diversity Lectures Special events

Screening of the 2020 film is followed by a panel discussion of ADVANCE leaders from the four institutions of the ADVANCE Midwest Partnership: Iowa State, North Dakota State, Western Michigan and Michigan Tech.

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 25, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Friday, 26 Mar 2021

Exhibition Closing Reception: The Alien Landscape by Jasmine Beul

Mar 26, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for "The Alien Landscape," the MFA thesis exhibition by Jasmine Beul, graduate student in integrated visual arts, on display March 16-26 in the College of Design's Gallery 181. Face coverings and physical distancing will be required for this in-person event.

CANCELED: Whose Live Anyway?

Mar 26, 2021

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This in-person event was canceled.

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 26, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Saturday, 27 Mar 2021

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 27, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Sunday, 28 Mar 2021

A Performance with Mary Swander: Poetry, Farming, and More!

Mar 28, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

IN PERSON: Brunnier Art Museum | VIRTUAL: webinar link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Mary Swander, a leader in conversations about farming and the wider rural environment in Iowa, will read her poetry in this unique program.

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 28, 2021

2:00 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Monday, 29 Mar 2021

Innovation Short Circuit: It's (Not) a Small World After All

Mar 29, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Creating structure, processes, and systems that inspire human creativity, interaction and progress is a daunting task for even the best leaders. This is especially true when we lead innovation, characterized by unpredictability, risk, and mental flexibility. Listen to our Deans who have become change-makers leading change-management in one of the most historically challenging times in this country.

Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021

Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos

Mar 31, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Dave A. M. Peterson, Lucken Professor of Political Science, discusses how White Americans' perceptions and attitudes about Latinos shape the way they think about politics. Based on his book, Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos, he will present how institutional discrimination targeting Latinos has resulted in White's negative stereotypes.