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Thursday, 13 Apr 2017

Everson Seed and Biosafety Symposium

Channel: Seed Science Center

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

In this half-day session, experts will provide a more in-depth focus on CRISPR-Cas9 editing for crop improvement. Topics will focus on methodology, public and private activity, regulation status, and societal questions.

Cost: $25

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pride Week: Meet Your Reps

Channel: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services

11:00 am - 2:30 pm @ Parks Library south lawn

Stop and meet representatives of the Queer* Graduate Association and Pride Alliance.

Cost: free

Stafford Lecture Series on Banking

Channel: Lectures Program

11:00 am @ Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

Timothy Koch is the president of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a professor of finance at the University of South Carolina.

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Foodscaping: The Landscapes of Ornamental Edibles

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water. Topics range from gardening interests to current local science research, to holiday decorating, and more. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Celebration of Science and Scholarship

Channel: Iowa State University

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

The ISU chapter of Sigma Xi, an international honor society for research scientists and engineers, will host this event, featuring winning 'lightning' talks from recent events and remarks by chapter president Jill Pruetz, professor of world languages and cultures. The university community is invited.

Cost: free

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Channel: University Relations

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' April 19-20 meeting in Council Bluffs.

Walk-In Craft: Seed Bombs

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Guerrilla gardening! A seed bomb enables seeds to be sown in hard to reach places or those that you can't take close care of.

Cost: $6

Cyclone Cinema: Table 19

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Lecture: Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

"How Science Is Key to Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning" - Daryl Greenfield is Professor of Psychology & Pediatrics at the University of Miami, where he has focused on how preschool science education can improve school readiness.

Cost: free

Lecture: Politically Correct: Do Our Language Choices Matter?

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Anne Curzan is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan and author of the book "Gender Shifts in the History of English."

Cost: free

ISU Opera Studio

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Performed by the ISU Opera Studio under Mary Creswell and Jodi Goble

Cost: $5/ $3

Pride Week: STEM Kickoff

Channel: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ 135 MacKay

Decorate lab coats for the April 22 "March for Science" in Des Moines. Bring a white T-shirt; decorating materials will be provided.

Cost: free

Lecture: The Colorado River, The Years of Living Dangerously

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Ronald Lecture Series in Environmental Conservation. Anne Castle, former assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior, is a senior fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law.

Cost: free