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Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

Pruning Workshop

Mar 13, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members. $15 for the general public. Iowa State students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

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!

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Mar 13, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

"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

Mar 13, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

171 Durham


Chemical & Biological Engineering Lectures Live Green

"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.

Lecture: Brown Bag

Mar 13, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and ISU students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

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.

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Mar 13, 2014

5:30 PM

Scheman Building


University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

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.

The TEN Tenors

Mar 13, 2014

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium


Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Touring like a rock band, The TEN Tenors have put together a special treat, performing Broadway's greatest hits.