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Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009

Social services volunteer and career day

Sep 16, 2009

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student activities

Over 40 nonprofit organizations will recruit volunteers and fill full-time and internship positions. Sponsored by Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services, the ISU Psychology Club and The 10,000 Hours Show.

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Sep 16, 2009

11:30 AM

Beardshear Hall (east door, 2nd level)

College of Human Sciences Special events

Led by students from Health Studies 380 -Worksite Wellness Class. Walks are held each Wednesday in September and October. A different 20-minute route each week.

ArtWalk: New Sites & Old Favorites

Sep 16, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Snedecor Hall, north entrance

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Amanda Hall, interpretation specialist, as she takes you on a tour of new sites and old favorites from the Art on Campus Collection. This tour will begin with one of the newest additions to the collection, Inferences Drawn by artists Bill Barnes and Tom Rosborough in Snedecor Hall. The tour will also explore public works of art in Coover Hall and the Durham Center. Meet Amanda inside the north entrance of Snedecor Hall.

Informational lunch: MBA program

Sep 16, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1360 Gerdin Building

free

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

For anyone interested in learning more about ISU's MBA program. Lunch is provided. RSVP to Jenny Reitano, jreitano@iastate.edu, 4-7819.

Food Science seminar: Food and fuel

Sep 16, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

E0164 Lagomarcino Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Conferences

"Metabolic Engineering in a Systems Biology Framework for Food and Fuel," Yong-Su Jin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Part of the Food Science Fall Seminar series. Open to the public.

Exhibit opening: Ethnic Textile Traditions of Iowa Immigrant and Native Populations

Sep 16, 2009

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, Morrill Hall

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

Part of the "Iowa in the Global Comm[unity]: Inside/Out" programming series, sponsored by Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities.

Class: Woodshop Orientation, Section I

Sep 16, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $10; public $15

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-8:30pm Learn the Fundamentals of Woodshop.

Volleyball

Sep 16, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Colorado

Banned Book Jeopardy!

Sep 16, 2009

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

A Banned Book Week battle between two teams of literary mavens as they attempt to answer questions about banned books and their authors. Panelists include Alexandra Hayne, Ames Tribune; Richard Reynolds, MU director; Barbara Mack, ISU journalism; Ben Percy, ISU English; Tanya Zanish-Belcher, ISU Library; Tim Leeds, physician; and emceed by Steve Sullivan, Ames Tribune.

Live Webcast: The World Before Darwin - Everett Mendelsohn,

Sep 16, 2009

7:00 PM

E164 Lagomarcino

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"The World Before Darwin," a live webcast of a lecture by Everett Mendelsohn, Harvard University. A celebration of the 150th anniversary of Darwin's "Origin of the Species." Refreshments and a social begin at 6:30 p.m.

Lecture: "Are Iowa Public Universities Excluding Low-Income Students?"

Sep 16, 2009

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Access to Education Denied: Are Iowa Public Universities Excluding Low-Income Students?" Thomas Mortenson, Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and higher education policy analyst, Oskaloosa, Iowa. He is editor and publisher of Postsecondary Education OPPORTUNITY, a monthly research letter devoted to analysis and reporting on educational opportunity after high school.