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Monday, 05 Oct 2015

Lecture: U.S. Department of Labor Chief Economist Heidi Shierholz

Oct 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Wage Inequality: Why It Matters and What to Do About It." Heidi Shierholz is the chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor and a graduate of Iowa State. Part of the Iowa State Economics Forum & National Affairs Series.

Wednesday, 07 Oct 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Oct 07, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"The Feasibility, Costs and Environmental Implications of Large-scale Biomass Energy," Niven Winchester, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Walk-In Craft: Tube Cuffs

Oct 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle bicycle inner tubes into wearable art. Add patterns and imagery by stamping with white ink. Add snaps and walk out with a "tubular" cuff! Or, for the hardcore bikers, add Velcro instead of snaps and make an ankle cuff that will tether your pant leg while riding. Meet members of the Ames Bicycle Coalition, a group of community members dedicated to the development of safe infrastructure for cyclists.

Thursday, 08 Oct 2015

Agronomy Seminar Series: Edward Buckler

Oct 08, 2015

4:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Edward Buckler is a USDA-ARS research geneticist who leads the Buckler Lab for Maize Genetics and Diversity at Cornell University. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Buckler uses genomics and statistical genetics to understand and dissect complex traits in maize, biofuel grasses, cassava and grapes.

Monday, 12 Oct 2015

Norman Borlaug Lecture: Empowering the Poor in the Fight against Hunger

Oct 12, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate and founder and chairperson of BRAC, the world's largest anti-poverty organization. Norman Borlaug Lecture and part of the World Affairs Series

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015

Lecture: Evolution of the Obesity Epidemic and Efforts to Contain It

Oct 13, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Dr. William Dietz is the director of the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health, where he is leading innovative strategies to expand wellness and the prevention of chronic diseases. A member of the prestigious National Institute of Medicine, he has a distinguished career that includes fifteen years as the director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical...

Thursday, 15 Oct 2015

National Campus Sustainablity Day Celebration

Oct 15, 2015

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Join The Green Umbrella and Live Green! to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Day!! Sustainability-minded student organizations, campus groups and community businesses will be highlighting their activities, initiatives, and products. Free bike tune-ups will be offered as well as opportunities to earn green and sustainable prizes. Bring a food donation for The SHOP Student Food Bank!

Lecture: Food and Agriculture in the 21st Century

Oct 15, 2015

12:00 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Hamburgers in Paradise" - Louise Fresco is president of Wageningen University and Research in The Netherlands and a former director at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. She combines a long academic career with extensive involvement in policy and development.

Panel: How We Can Achieve an International Agreement on Climate Change

Oct 15, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Iowa State's Challenge for Paris." Ryan Hobert is the Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change at the United Nations Foundation. He will join a panel discussion with Iowa State students working on research and policy issues related to climate change.

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Oct 21, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1344 Howe Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"California's Innovative Policies to Fight Climate Change," Anthy Alexiades, California Environmental Protection Agency air resources board.

National Bioenergy Day

Oct 21, 2015

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sukup atrium, Biorenewables Complex

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

Exhibits and activities presented by more than 10 organizations will showcase research, educational, extracurricular and career opportunities related to bioenergy at Iowa State as well as the state of Iowa. Students who visit the exhibits can earn a free cup of coffee from the ABE's Harvest Café.

Monday, 26 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 26, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 27, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

Lecture: "The Cove" Filmmaker Louie Psihoyos

Oct 27, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Louie Psihoyos won an Academy Award for his documentary The Cove. His new documentary, Racing Extinction, premiered at Sundance in 2015. World Affairs Series

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 28, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

Thursday, 29 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 29, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

Botanical Plaster Imprints Class

Oct 29, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $29, Public $39 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Press branches, leaves and other natural objects into clay, then cover with plaster of Paris. Make a set of three tiles, each with a wooden frame so it will be ready to hang as soon as you get home. We will have items from nature for imprints, but students are encouraged to bring in objects that have interesting shapes and texture for experimentation.

Friday, 30 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 30, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

Saturday, 31 Oct 2015

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Oct 31, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$.50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!