Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009
Menu: Pork & veggie burgers, chips, cookies.
Two 15-minute dance sessions (noon and 12:15 p.m.) coordinated by the Campus Community Partnership for Health during Homecoming Week (Oct. 13, 14, 15), with a different style of dance each day. ISU student dance clubs also will perform.
Come to the Farm House Museum to enjoy tea and conversation. Mark your calendar from Noon to 1:00 pm each Tuesday this month (Oct. 6th, 13th, 20, 27th) and enjoy the 150 year old structure in a whole new way. After tea, all are welcome to join a guided tour that will highlight different topics each week, including Victorian music and entertainment, women's work through the years, Victorian dining, and more.
Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Make an ISU button.
"Tectonic Transitions in the Porphyry-epithermal Environment" by Richard Tosdal, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
5:30-7:30pm for 2 weeks Field Trip for Photographers.
"Overcoming the Challenges of Retirement & Estate Planning in the Decade Ahead," with panelists Vicki Feilmeyer, Attorney, Nyemaster Law Firm; Craig Marrs, Ameriprise; Pam Fleener, First National; and moderator Paul Caspersen, ISU Foundation. Limited seating, preregister by Oct. 5. Refreshments provided.
6:30-9:30pm for 2 weeks Incorporate objects into sterling silver jewelry.
6:30-9:30 Learn to do mat cutting.
"Sowing the Seeds of Victory Gardens: Then and Now," historian Rose Hayden-Smith, University of California. Hayden-Smith is a nationally recognized expert on victory gardens, wartime food policies and school garden programs
"Fruit or Potted Plant."
Iowa State faculty will share their research contributing to the current debate on economic recovery. Participants include Peter Orazem, ISU economics; David Peters, ISU sociology; David Frankel, ISU economics.
"The Role of Engineers in Managing Risks from Natural Hazards," Robert Gilbert, University of Texas, Austin. Topics will include establishing goals, mitigating consequences, considering system effects, including physical factors in statistical models, avoiding both too much and too little conservatism, maximizing the value of information, and communicating effectively to decision makers and the public.