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Monday, 12 Oct 2009

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 12, 2009

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central Campus

Free all week with Homecoming button (purchase on site for $5)

General Events Special events

Menu: Quiznos sandwiches and chips, Blue Bunny ice cream sandwiches.

Workspace: Homecoming Button Making

Oct 12, 2009

2:00 PM

Workspace

$0.50 for any button size

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Make an ISU button.

CESMEE seminar

Oct 12, 2009

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Groups, governance Lectures

Fouad Abd El Khalick, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, will present a 'longitudinal' study of the representations of nature of science in high school science textbooks. Part of the CESMEE Seminar Series, presented by the Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering.

Lecture: Lotus Society

Oct 12, 2009

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Compassionate Listening: A Technique of Harmonious Living," Venerable Dedunupitiye Upananda Thera, founder and incumbent-in-chief, Ehipassiko Buddhist Center, Calgary, Canada.

Horticulture Seminar

Oct 12, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

118 Horticulture Hall

No Charge

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

"CSRL: Transforming Experiences for Faculty, Staff, and Students," Mark Westgate, ISU Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods.

Class: Basketweaving - Indian Corn, Section II

Oct 12, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $30; public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-9pm Make fall decorations.

Class: Black and White Photography, Section II

Oct 12, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $80; public $85

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-9pm for 6 weeks Introduction to Black and White Photography.

Homecoming: Basketball Tourney

Oct 12, 2009

6:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Lied Rec Center

Free

General Events Special events

Mixed teams (male/female), registration due Oct. 2.

Seminar: Financial literacy

Oct 12, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures Training, development

"Retirement Planning and Estate Planning," Jake Zehr and Alicia Waltenberger, TIAA-CREF. Space is limited; please register in advance to shobha@iastate.edu.

Seminar: student loans, financial aid and the FAFSA

Oct 12, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

This free financial literacy seminar will feature Jake Zehr and Alicia Waltenberger, TIAA-CREF, and is free and open to the entire Ames and ISU community. Register for the seminar by sending an email to shobha@iastate.edu.

Osborn Club lecture

Oct 12, 2009

7:00 PM

1420 Molecular Biology

Groups, governance Lectures

"Leaf Microorganisms: How They Influence Plant and Environmental Health," Gwyn Beattie, Robert Earle Buchanan Distinguished Professor of Bacteriology, ISU plant pathology. The lecture is open to the public.

Lecture: "Revitalizing Agricultural Research for Global Food Security"

Oct 12, 2009

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

2009 World Food Prize winner Gebisa Ejeta. The Ethiopian native's work to develop sorghum hybrids resistant to drought and the devastating Striga weed (witchweed) increased the production and availability of one of the world's five principal grains and enhanced the food supply of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. A reception and student poster display will precede the lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. in the South Ballroom, MU.