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Monday, 24 Apr 2017

The UM Connection - International Sculpture Day

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Anderson Sculpture Garden, north side of Morrill Hall

Three artists in the ISU Art on Campus Collection have been given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center - Manuel Neri (2006), William King (2007), and Beverly Pepper (2013). As the ISC celebrates International Sculpture Day, join University Museums for a tour of sculptures by these recognized artists who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. #ISDay

Cost: free

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Parks Library rotunda

The most popular study break on campus is back. Certified therapy dogs will be available in Parks Library daily during dead week. Follow the paw prints and use #BarksAtParks when sharing your photos with the dogs on Twitter.

Cost: free

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Norm Scott

Channel: Psychology department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Norm Scott, associate professor of psychology, is retiring.

Lecture: Crop bioengineering

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 1414 Molecular Biology Building

"Defining, Improving, and Changing the Specificities of CRISPR-Cas Nucleases." Professor J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, will describe research advances that are broadening the range of applications for CRISPR-Cas nucleases, improving the precision of these reagents, and enabling better elaboration of these technologies. Sponsored by the Crop Bioengineering Consortium.

Cost: free

SHIFT Installation Opening Reception

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reliable Street, 4635 Reliable St., Ames

Opening reception for a design-build installation by the spring 2016 second-year architecture studios. The permanent outdoor public space integrates both seating and places for play at Reliable Street artists' collective in Ames. At night it will be illuminated by an architectural light display powered by a solar-panel system donated by Ames company PowerFilm.