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Thursday, 28 Oct 2021

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Oct 28, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Open Scholar Cafes are online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each forum will cover a new topic of interest. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate. Registration is free.

The Bee Squad: Understanding and Improving Pollinator Health in Iowa

Oct 28, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

360 Heady Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

The 2021 Rossmann Manatt Seminar will highlight some of the research work done on bee health/pollinator conservation and will include short video contributions about student projects funded by through this program. Amy Toth is a Professor in the Departments of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Entomology at Iowa State University; she researches the mechanisms and evolution of insect sociality, using paper wasps and honey bees.

Webinar: Nanovaccine Institute series

Oct 28, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Organoid as a New Platform to Develop Oral Vaccines and Nanomedicines," Qun Wang, Iowa State chemical and biological engineering.

Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series: Navigating Differences

Oct 28, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

The Navigating Difference session is designed to help ISU students understand what to consider when working with diverse audiences. Become more aware of your own personal and organizational cultures and examine how your personal and organizational cultures affect your ability to work across difference in both negative and positive ways. This circuit will be led by Gayle Coon, ISU Extension and Outreach.

Navigating Differences Training

Oct 28, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

ISU Student Innovation Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Gayle Coon, ISU Extension, will lead a condensed training on navigating differences in the workplace and on campus. This training is part of the Student Innovation Center's Innovator Readiness "Hardest Skills" training series, and is open to the entire ISU community. https://sictr.iastate.edu/innovation-programs/innovation-circuits/innovator-readiness/

Cyclone Cinema: A Quiet Place 2

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

Concert: Elizabeth Moen

Oct 28, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Elizabeth Moen lures you in with her sultry and intoxicating voice and, paired with her introspective lyrics echoing both bitter and sweet, Moen's music will then both captivate and stay with you. Hailing from the small town of Vinton, Iowa, Elizabeth taught herself how to play guitar as a teenager. She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and as support for artists.

Trumpism and the Republican Party: What's Next?

Oct 28, 2021

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Michael Steele is an attorney, political commentator, and former legislator. He was the first African American to be the chair of the national Republican Party (2009-2011). Mr. Steele will discuss how President Trump's loss in 2020 and continued influence are affecting the state and national Republican parties. 2021 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science