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2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics – “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination”

Sherry Boschert, award-winning journalist and author of “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination,” will visit Iowa State University on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, as the 2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics. Boschert’s lecture, which will discuss the history and current status of Title IX, is at 7:00 … Continue reading 2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics – “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination”

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

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, 6:00pm | 3560 Memorial Union

LAS College-by-College Pitch Off

The College-by-College Pitch Off takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University. Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges and can win cash prizes and advance to finals on February 23 from 2-4pm in 4250 Student … Continue reading LAS College-by-College Pitch Off

Tuesday, February 21, 2:00-5:00pm | 3231 Student Innovation Center
CATEGORIES: Colloquia, Department, Math

Joint Mathematics-TADS Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass, Washington University in St. Louis TITLE: Deep Learning in Biology, Medicine, and Chemistry ABSTRACT: Deep learning, an approach to machine learning, is coming of age, establishing itself as a transformative approach to understanding data, enabling advances in several scientific domains. Our group has been using deep learning for more than … Continue reading Joint Mathematics-TADS Colloquium

Tuesday, March 7, 4:10-5:25pm | Carver 268