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Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Symposium: Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gateway Conference Center

$50-$150 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"Interlocking The Pieces For Global Food Security." Three sessions are planned to include topics on nutrition; capacity building/education; private/public partnerships and entrepreneurship; and production environments -- seeds, soil and water.

Tour: Behind the Scenes at Reiman Gardens

Apr 15, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members, ISU students, and volunteers with hours in the last two months. $10 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic to be determined. This program is perfect for volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

Academic Wealth Management: Helping High School Students & Families Make Early College Credit a Good Investment

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When does college begin? Today more than half the students entering directly from high school have earned some college credit before they matriculate. Academic advisers are rarely involved in those decisions. This session will present a creative approach to help students and families make more strategic decisions about early college credit.

Retirement Reception: Carl Jacobson

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Molecular Biology Foyer

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Meetings, receptions

Carl Jacobson, professor in the department of geological & atmospheric sciences, will retire at the end of spring semester. Please stop by and wish Carl well in his upcoming new life in Pennsylvania. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Film & Discussion: Love Is a Verb

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM

Carver Hall Auditorium


ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A documentary examining Hizmet, or the Gulen Movement. Executive Producer Kenneth L. Hunter and co-producer Hakan Berberoglu will provide opening remarks and participate in a discussion following the 55-minute film.

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union


The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.

The Hunting Ground: Documentary & Discussion about Sexual Assault on Campus

Apr 15, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Hunting Ground, a 90-minute film, weaves together verite footage and first-person testimonies of sexual assault survivors on U.S. campuses. A Q&A discussion about Iowa State University and Ames community response services available to students will follow the film. Iowa State President Steven Leath and the university's Chief of Police Jerry Stewart will provide opening remarks.

Shook Twins

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 PM


$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band now hailing from coniferous forested Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.