Thursday, 17 May 2012
Symposium: Sustaining Health in a Changing Environment
Channel: Nutrition and Wellness Research Center
8:45 am - 5:30 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference CenterHosted by ISU's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the symposium will look at sustainability of health in a world facing climate change, population explosion and dminishing resources. It opened May 16 and continues through May 18.
Cost: $200 (ISU faculty and staff $120), $150 by April 15 (ISU faculty and staff $100), students $50 anytime
Behind the Scenes
Channel: Reiman Gardens
10:00 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman GardensJoin staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month you will learn interesting facts, and see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
Jens Jensen and his Contemporaries in Design
Channel: Lectures Program
7:00 pm @ Garden Room, Reiman GardensRobert Grese will discuss the turn of the 20th century and the impact of landscape and architectural innovators like Frank Lloyd Wright and Frederick Law Olmsted. His presentation is in conjunction with The Danish Immigrant Museum in Elk Horn, Iowa, which this year will be exploring the life, career, and ongoing legacy of landscape architect Jens Jensen (1860-1951).