Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
The Carbon Removal Forum is a campuswide event to harness knowledge and capacity toward developing an Iowa State University program in agriculturally based carbon removal that could contribute toward mitigating climate change. Featured speakers are Philip Robertson, Michigan State University, and Daniel Sanchez, University of California, Berkeley. Registration (free) is required.
The Jump-Start Fair Internship and Networking Fair enables students to learn about internship opportunities, connect with industry professionals and expand their network. students and employers the chance to discuss career options, as well as internships and full-time career opportunities in public relations, advertising, and journalism.
Quardean Lewis-Allen, founder and CEO of Youth Design Center in Brooklyn, New York, will share the center's work and the challenge for urban inhabitants to ground their narrative in and advocate for the places they are connected to. Part of the Spring 2021 College of Design Lecture Series.
Panel participants include: Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success; Ruxandra Marcu, Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity; Rita Mookerjee, Women's and Gender Studies; Toyia Younger, Student Affairs Division. Moderated by Lauryn Perk, Student Government. Part of the Women's Week Conference.
Kimberly Garza, founder of Atlas Lab Inc. -- a Sacramento, California-based landscape architecture, urban design and public art studio -- will discuss the role of tactical urbanism and urban prototyping in her practice and how it can be used as a tool to engage communities, create authentic experiences and empower designers to improve the built environment using low-cost, small-scale strategies.
"No Way Out" will focus on Latinas' unique low rate of intimate partner homicide offending when compared to other racial/ethnic groups. We will explore how structural, institutional, and cultural factors shape their experiences of abuse and homicide. Latinas become entrapped within terroristic abusive relationships with limited options for assistance, escape, and survival, leaving them with no way out.