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Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 22, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Training: Youth Program Leaders

Apr 22, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 1020 Extension 4-H Youth Building

free

Office of Risk Management Training, development

Offered by the offices of Risk Management, Extension and Outreach, and Conference Planning and Management to provide youth program leaders and student organization officers with information about youth-related policies, procedures and forms for conducting youth programs at ISU. Preregistration is required.

Live Green! Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

FREE

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Bike tune-ups, food, and sustainability-minded giveaways!!

Webinar: "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology"

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register for the webinar

Free online webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology" you will learn how 30,000 faculty worldwide foster inclusive student interaction using a FREE social learning platform called "Piazza." Piazza is a 24/7 virtual learning-place where students gather to ask, answer and explore classroom material with educators guidance.

Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Apr 22, 2015

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Free and open to the public

Live Green Live Green

The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture presents the 11th Annual Research Symposium. Joshua Farley, Ecological Economist and Professor at the University of Vermont, will give a keynote presentation on agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. A reception and poster session will follow featuring current research from GPSA students and faculty. Join us and enjoy locally sourced refreshments!

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 6th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the Integrated Studio Arts program in the College of Design. Award winners will be announced during a short 4:15 p.m. program.

Softball

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska-Omaha.

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Apr 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units.

Class: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Apr 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Day by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist, Sharon Rink.

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

The Changing Iowa Landscape

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This Earth Day, learn about some of the factors that have contributed to the changing Iowa landscape over the past 100 year. Please join Drs. Mark Hanna and Amy Kaleita, faculty in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, as they discuss the evolution of hay and forage production and harvest, the changing land, and soil and water conservation practices. These issues have impacted Iowa hay and forage production over the past 50 to 100 years.