White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin DiAngelo

Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility and Is Everyone Really Equal, has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She has facilitated trainings on racial and social justice issues for more than 20 years and coined the term “white fragility” in 2011. DiAngelo will discuss her concept of how white Americans are unknowingly socialized to … Continue reading White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin DiAngelo

Tuesday, February 26, 7:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union

LAS Spring Dean’s Lecture: Designing Secure Fleets of Drones: Possibilities, Challenges, and Limitations

Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be hosting a lecture presented by Borzoo Bonakdarpour, assistant professor of computer science, on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Iowa State University Memorial Union Sun Room. The lecture is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series. … Continue reading LAS Spring Dean’s Lecture: Designing Secure Fleets of Drones: Possibilities, Challenges, and Limitations

Tuesday, March 12, 8:00pm | Sun Room, Memorial Union

2019 Midwest Big Data Summer School

Midwest Big Data Summer School is designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at practitioners and researchers to get them started in data-driven discovery. The school will include full day lectures on data science topics and five application-specific tracks. See http://mbds.cs.iastate.edu/2019/ Registration: Space is limited. Register today. If you are interested in attending the summer school … Continue reading 2019 Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 20-23, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union