Thursday, 13 Mar 2014
Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticultural Operations, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning! Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and put your knowledge to practice outside in the Gardens! Please bring a pair of gardening gloves, preferably leather, and dress to work outdoors!
"A Little Green Goes a Long Way" Please join us for winter storytelling twice per month, from October to March. Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud two or three books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Let's hangout together.
"Sustainability via Synthetic Biology: A Growing Role for Biotechnology in the Chemical Industry," Brian Pfleger, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Pfleger will present a novel, sustainable method of deconstructing biomass into fermentable sugars that doesn't require degradative enzymes. He will discuss developing strains of bacteria for producing chemical building blocks such as fatty acids, alpha-olefins, fatty alcohols and bioplastics.
Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.
The 25 Year Club honors employees who have served the University for 25, 35, 45 or 50 consecutive years at this annual banquet. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required by March 4.
Touring like a rock band, The TEN Tenors have put together a special treat, performing Broadway's greatest hits.