Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
"Civic Innovation: Community Change Making." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.
Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.
Dr. Lisa K. Son, Professor of Psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University, specializes in human learning and memory, and in metacognition. Her research focuses on how accurately people know the "self" and on the optimization of long-term retention. Dr. Son has recently become active in the movement against anti-Asian racism.
Debut authors Rachel Mans McKenny and Denise Williams will take participant questions about writing, finding time, balancing a writing career with full-time work and family responsibilities, balancing creativity with business, and that unbelievable moment you see your book on the shelf.
In her book "Kidney to Share," Martha Gershun tells the story of her decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. She takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are physically and psychologically fit to take the risk of a major operation.