Monday, 12 Oct 2009
Menu: Quiznos sandwiches and chips, Blue Bunny ice cream sandwiches.
Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Make an ISU button.
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.
"Compassionate Listening: A Technique of Harmonious Living," Venerable Dedunupitiye Upananda Thera, founder and incumbent-in-chief, Ehipassiko Buddhist Center, Calgary, Canada.
"CSRL: Transforming Experiences for Faculty, Staff, and Students," Mark Westgate, ISU Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods.
6-9pm Make fall decorations.
6:30-9pm for 6 weeks Introduction to Black and White Photography.
Mixed teams (male/female), registration due Oct. 2.
"Retirement Planning and Estate Planning," Jake Zehr and Alicia Waltenberger, TIAA-CREF. Space is limited; please register in advance to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
"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.
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.