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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Ali Tabei, physics department, will present "A spherical cow approach to biology: Simulating and analyzing subcellular processes."

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Wilson Lecturer Eric Scerri is a chemist, author and leading historian and philosopher of science, specializing in the periodic table of the chemical elements. He will present "The Periodic Table, Its Story and Significance."

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Eric Scerri, UCLA department of chemistry and biochemistry, reassesses scientific revolutions, prioritizing trial and error, the contributions of "unknown" scientists, and multiple discoveries over linear logic, rationality and solitary genius. 

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Film Appreciation Club will screen the 2016 sci-fi hit "Arrival."

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Open to the public. Four panelists will talk about how immigration and tariffs affect Iowa's economy.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

46th Annual Carl L. Becker Lecture will be given by Michael H. Fisher, titled: “India Engaged in World History:  Environment, Migration, Politics." Fisher is the Robert H. Danforth Professor of History Emeritus at Oberlin College. He received a B.A. from Trinity College, earned his M.A. and his Ph.D. in history with a concentration on South Asia from the University of Chicago.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Carissa Froyum Roise, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will speak. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm

October lecture in our Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series, presented by Fernando Calderon, department of history.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Department of Languages and Literatures will host Sandra Cisneros, poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer, community activist, and artist as part of the The Hearst Lecture Series. Her work explores the lives of the working-class. Cisneros is the author of The House of Mango StreetWoman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, and Caramelo, among others. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including the National Medal of the Arts award presented to her by President Obama in 2016. Most recently, she received the Ford Foundation’s Art of Change Fellowship, was recognized among The Frederick Douglass 200, and won the PEN/Nabokov Award for international literature. The reading and talk is free and open to the public. 

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Languages and Literatures will host Michael Ugarte, Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia, as part of the Hearst Lecture Series. Throughout his career, he has published numerous works on the modern literature of Spain, as well as the colonial and post-colonial relationship between Spain and Equatorial Guinea. Ugarte has translated several texts, including Natives, a novel about immigration in Spain, originally written in Spanish by Inongo-Vi-Makomé. The talk is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00 pm

November lecture in the Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series, given by Kenneth Atkinson, history department.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

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