Author: Kelsey Schirm

Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Cardinal Room, Memorial Union Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization – Surya K. Mallapragada Surya K. Mallapragada is chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering. Her research focuses on the development of new polymeric materials for medical applications, … Continue reading Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization

Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy – John Felmy John Felmy is chief economist of the American Petroleum Institute, where he is responsible for economic, statistical and policy analysis. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in energy, economic and environmental … Continue reading Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want – Frances Moore Lappé Frances Moore Lappé is the author of 17 books including the three million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Her forthcoming book, EcoMind argues that the way … Continue reading EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want

Astronaut Clay Anderson returns to campus

Dates: Thursday, November 3, 2011 – Saturday, November 5, 2011 NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson (MS ’83 aerospace engineering) will visit campus in early November for several major events. Anderson will present a public lecture at 5 p.m. in Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall, on Nov. 3, followed by a reception in the Howe Hall Atrium. … Continue reading Astronaut Clay Anderson returns to campus

Symposium to honor R. Bruce Thompson

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 9 AM to 4 PM Location: Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall IPRT’s Center for Nondestructive Evaluation is remembering Dr. R. Bruce Thompson with a symposium. Thompson, who passed away March 7, 2011, was CNDE director, a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Iowa State, and member of the … Continue reading Symposium to honor R. Bruce Thompson

Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Location: South Ballroom, Memorial Union Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth – Gregory Jaffe Gregory Jaffe is the Director of the Biotechnology Project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), an advocacy and educational organization that focuses on nutrition and health, food safety, and sound … Continue reading Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth

SWEet Treats

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 5 – 7pm Location: Howe Atrium   Society of Women Engineers (SWE) would like to personally invite you to a night of SWEet Treats.  A time for members of engineering diversity organizations to socialize with ISU College of Engineering faculty. The goal of this event is to strengthen the relationship between faculty … Continue reading SWEet Treats

Universal Design in Electronic Voting: One Machine, One Vote for Everyone

Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall Dr. Juan E. Gilbert is an IDEaS Professor and Chair of the Human-Centered Computing Division in the School of Computing at Clemson University where he leads the Human-Centered Computing Lab. He is also a Professor in the Automotive Engineering Department at Clemson University. Dr. Gilbert is … Continue reading Universal Design in Electronic Voting: One Machine, One Vote for Everyone

How Agricultural Economics Saved Futures Markets: An Untold Story of Leadership

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union How Agricultural Economics Saved Futures Markets: An Untold Story of Leadership – Scott Irwin Iowa State alum Scott Irwin is recognized as a national and international leader in agricultural economics. In recent years, he has made important contributions to the ongoing international debate … Continue reading How Agricultural Economics Saved Futures Markets: An Untold Story of Leadership

Sweet Reads n’ Treats

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Time: 10am to 2pm Location: 114 Marston Sweet Reads n’ Treats: College of Engineering Book/Bake Sale CoE will be selling a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, cookies, bars, pies, and other freshly baked goods. All proceeds will go to the United Way of Story County.

Brazil Study Abroad Information Night

Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: 114 Marston Hall Want to spend a semester or summer abroad? Come to the Brazil study abroad information session and learn about the semester exchange program and the study abroad trip. There will also be free pizza and pop!

Chat with ME – Margaret Harding

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Time: 6pm to 7pm Location: 2004 Black Engineering Building The “Chat with a Mechanical Engineer” series is proud to announce that its first event will feature Margaret Harding, president of 4 Factor Consulting, LLC. She is an engineering and business leader with a broad background in nuclear technology, regulatory compliance and sound … Continue reading Chat with ME – Margaret Harding

A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 Time: 5:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder – Isiah Warner Louisiana State University Boyd Professor Isiah Warner is the mind behind a successful mentoring program that involves faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates, all of whom reinforce their scientific … Continue reading A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder

Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East: A Closer Look at the SyrianRevolution – Christian Sinclair Christian Sinclair is assistant director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona. He spent 10 years living and … Continue reading Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East