Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich

Date: Friday, September 30, 2011 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich was elected to Congress in 1978 and served the Sixth District of Georgia for twenty years. He was the architect of the “Contract With America,” leading the Republican [Continue Reading...]

Fiscal Solutions Tour

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union Fiscal Solutions Tour – David Walker & Robert L. Bixby Executive Vice President and Provost Betsy Hoffman will moderate the discussion. The Fiscal Solutions Tour focuses on cutting through the usual partisan rhetoric, ideological divides and political smoke screens to focus on [Continue Reading...]

Piled Higher and Deeper: The PhD Movie

    Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union   Piled Higher and Deeper: The PhD Movie – Film Screening & Conversation with Jorge Cham This film adaptation of the popular online comic strip Piled Higher and Deeper by Jorge Cham introduces audiences to the unique and funny culture of [Continue Reading...]

Rusty Machines and Fairy Tales

Date: Tuesday, September 27 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall Rusty Machines and Fairy Tales: Why the Twenty-First Century Needs Videogames – Ian Bogost Ian Bogost is an award-winning videogame designer and media philosopher. He is a professor and director of graduate studies in digital media at the Georgia Institute of [Continue Reading...]

Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale

Date: Thursday, September 8 Time: 5:00 PM Location: South Ballroom, Memorial Union Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale – E. Dan Dahlberg E. Dan Dahlberg is a professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is also director of the [Continue Reading...]

A Histo-Musical Lecture about the Gullah/Geechee

Date: Wednesday, September 14 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall A Histo-Musical Lecture about the Gullah/Geechee – Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, the selected and elected official head-of-state and spokesperson for the Gullah/Geechee people, uses activism through the arts to educate global audiences on human rights [Continue Reading...]

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics 4.2

Date: September 14, 2011 Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Introduction and Live Demo 11:00am – 12:30pm Hands-on Session Location: 2228 Howe Hall COMSOL will provide a free multi-physics modeling workshop at Iowa State University.  The motto of this workshop is “learn-by-doing”.  The goal is to teach you the skills needed to model and simulate problems in [Continue Reading...]

Wind Power Facilities: From Concept to Completion

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011 Time: 10:00  to 11:30 AM Location: Alliant Energy – Lee Lui Auditorium, Howe Hall The Wind Energy Initiative hosts a Mortenson Construction presentation by Kevin Deters, General Manager of Renewable Energy Groups. He will be discussed wind energy power facilities. Also, available to meet will be Minneapolis Groups’ Kendall Griffith, [Continue Reading...]

CoE Tweetup

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Clyde’s Sports Club Come join the demo of the new Iowa State College of Engineering iPhone/Android app! There will be some giveaways included, and the opportunity to meet and chat with your fellow CoE students.

Engineering Welcome

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011 Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: The green space around the Marston Water Tower Engineering Student Council would like to invite all Iowa State engineering students to the Engineering Welcome! This is a great opportunity for you to get involved in the College of Engineering! We will have more [Continue Reading...]