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Thursday, 09 Apr 2015

Webinar: Active Learning: Live and Online

Apr 09, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register for the webinar

Free online webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Tips and Tactics from Active Learning Master Educators Learn teaching strategies that: == Translate research into practice == Engage and energize students == Improve the quality of student learning == Create lively, inclusive learning environments

Lecture: Brown Bag

Apr 09, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

No preregistration required. Included with price of admission. Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students.

Reiman Gardens

"Medicinal Plants as Treatment Options for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)" presented by Melanie Abongwa, Iowa State University Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers.

Showcase: How Faculty are Creating Interactive Learning Content with SoftChalk

Apr 09, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will showcase how faculty at Iowa State University are using SoftChalk to create engaging, interactive, media-rich learning content that directly integrates with Blackboard Learn.

Symposium: Crop Bioengineering Consortium

Apr 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Alumni Center

$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

"Genome Editing: Foundations and Applications." The symposium will bring together leaders who are developing genome editing resources and tools and applying them in a wide variety of organisms. The main focus will be on the foundations and applications of TALEN and CRISPR/cas technologies in crop plant species.

Panel: Standing Out on Social Media

Apr 09, 2015

4:00 PM

101 Design

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures

The Greenlee School Futures Forum will focus on the role of social media in the professional workplace. All members of the Iowa State community and general public will benefit from these professionals' insight on best social media practices. The forum will open with the presentation of the AEJMC's Equity and Diversity Award to the Greenlee School.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Apr 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, & April 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Learn how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches & successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers & plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, & even get inspired by those early spring blooms in outside. Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, & more.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.

Lecture: Marshall Saunders, founder of Citizens' Climate Lobby

Apr 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Citizenship: The Solution to Global Warming" - Saunders is founder and president of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, a nonpartisan organization that educates and supports citizens to lobby their members of Congress, the media and their fellow citizens to address climate change.

Drawing Lessons: The Comics of Everyday Life

Apr 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Alison Bechdel has a thirty-year career writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."