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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)

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 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


Academic Affairs 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


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.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Carolyn and Philip Cowan

Apr 13, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

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


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 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


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


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


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.