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Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

Global Food Security Consortium and Everson Seed and Biosafety Symposium

Apr 13, 2016

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Scheman Building

$50-$140 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"REAL Sustainability: Real Engagement in Agricultural Livelihoods." International experts will discuss the components necessary for addressing global food and nutrition security. The symposium will offer three sessions: Developing Research Platforms for Sustainable Food Systems; Educating the Workforce for a Dynamic Industry; and Building Capacity through Public-Private Partnerships.

Open house: National Student Employment Week

Apr 13, 2016

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

ground floor, Beardshear Hall

free

Student Financial Aid Office Meetings, receptions

ISU students who are employed -- whether on or off campus -- are invited to enjoy a free "breakfast to go" and register for door prizes.

ArtWalk: Exploring the Treasures of Our Cultural Diversity

Apr 13, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides, and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house, as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any." -Mohandas K. Gandhi. Join University Museums as we celebrate and examine the variety and scope of the stories told and represented through our campus art.

Webinar: Preparing for the College Students of Tomorrow in Engineering

Apr 13, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In order to prepare for tomorrow's college students, future faculty members must be equipped and aware of the complexities of these students. This session introduces the experiences of Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows in teaching engineering effectively in classrooms with a widely diverse student population.

Seminar: What is next step for flipped classroom? A review of resources and services at Iowa State

Apr 13, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

192 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will discuss resources and services available at Iowa State to support instructors if they're interested in flipping their courses. CELT staff will also introduce programming opportunities provided at CELT that can help instructor to continue develop their understanding of flipped classroom.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Carolyn and Philip Cowan

Apr 13, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Hula Hoop Extravaganza!

Apr 13, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Event is free. $12 to make a hula hoop,

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A walk-in craft and hula party on the MU Terrace!

Artful Yoga

Apr 13, 2016

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Arrive early for a brief discussion of the new exhibition beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. To reserve your spot, e-mail nancyg@iastate.edu by 3:00 pm on the day of the class.

P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture

Apr 13, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Landscape architect and urban designer David Fletcher, founding principal of the award-winning Fletcher Studio in San Francisco and an architecture faculty member at California College of the Arts, will present "Ground Control: Fletcher Studio Recent Work." A reception will follow in the College of Design's Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum.

Performance: Red Green

Apr 13, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$49.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The man who is known worldwide for his humour, his insight and his wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with a brand new show..... "I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe!"

Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science

Apr 13, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Our Divided Political Heart: Campaign 2016," E.J. Dionne writes a twice-weekly syndicated column on politics for the Washington Post and is widely admired for his insights into the polarization of our national politics.