Author: perkinsk

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

Raj Patel is an award-winning author, film-maker and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin. In addition to scholarly publications in economics, philosophy, politics and public health journals, he regularly writes for The Guardian, and has contributed to the Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Times of India, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Mail on Sunday, and The Observer.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 6:00pm | 3560 Memorial Union

“Perilous Bounty” with Tom Philpott

The Greenlee School is a co-sponsor of this event. A discussion with author Tom Philpott about his new book “Perilous Bounty.” Philpott is the food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, where he writes the “Food for Thought” blog online and contributes features and editorials to the bi-monthly print magazine. Philpott has worked as a professional journalist for over twenty years, and is currently based in North Carolina and Austin, Texas.

October 19, 2022, 6:00-8:00pm | Rotary Room, Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

Spoon Speaks: True Tales of a College Press Freedom Fighter

Mark “Spoon” Witherspoon, retired professional editorial adviser for the Iowa State Daily, spent more than 30 years helping college students fight for their rights as journalists. In honor of #StudentPressFreedom Day 2022, Witherspoon will share true tales of press freedom from his days on the front lines and answer questions from the audience. Those who … Continue reading Spoon Speaks: True Tales of a College Press Freedom Fighter

February 23, 2022, 1:10-2:00pm | 172 Hamilton Hall, Iowa State University

Spring 2022 Jump-Start Internship and Networking Fair

Visit the Jump-Start Internship & Networking Fair website for more detailed information: The Jump-Start Internship & Networking Fair helps students majoring in advertising, journalism and mass communication, public relations and related fields to build their personal network of local and regional employers and learn about internship and job opportunities. Hosted by the Greenlee School … Continue reading Spring 2022 Jump-Start Internship and Networking Fair

February 22, 2022, 10:00am-3:00pm | Virtual