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Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Everson Seed and Biosafety Symposium

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

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

Seed Science Center Conferences

Morning speakers will present an overview of the outlook for the seed industry, addressing recent changes and offer varying perspectives on resulting challenges and opportunities. Presentations in the afternoon will focus on topics relating to next generation agriculture, and will highlight new innovations and technologies and their domestic and global impacts.

Open house: National Student Employment Week

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Ground floor, Beardshear Hall

free

Student Financial Aid Office Meetings, receptions

Free "Breakfast on the Go" served to all ISU students employed on or off campus. Register for door prizes.

Free Admission Day

Apr 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

On the second Wednesday of every month, all guests may visit Reiman Gardens free of charge.

Seminar: Managing Your Award

Apr 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

The most common questions, hurdles and roadblocks will be answered. Participants will learn how a new award is set up at Iowa State, and about campus partners and resources available to help them navigate their post-award requirements.

Art Walk: Poetry Inspires Art, Inspires Poetry

Apr 12, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fountain of the Four Seasons, north of Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The cycle of inspiration between artists, poets, authors, sculpture, paintings, poetry and prose is one of the many reasons that Iowa State University's public art collection is such a vital and vibrant component to the campus aesthetic. In honor of National Poetry Month, join University Museums as we explore the connection between inspiration and creativity, celebrating the impact it has on the journey and development of Iowa State students.

Lunch Bunch

Apr 12, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a free youth story time program by the Ames Public Library at Reiman Gardens. Perfect for kids ages 0 - 5.

Meet-A-Scientist

Apr 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Current science gets up close and personal at this drop-in showcase during Reiman Gardens' free admission day.

Workshop: Sustaining Academic Pipeline

Apr 12, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Diversity

Workshop Five: "Diversity Within Academia." Speakers at the event will include: Reginald Stewart, vice president in diversity and inclusion; Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty; and Margo Foreman, director of equal opportunity. All are welcome to attend this five-part workshop series.

Pride Week: Creating an Ames Pride Fest

Apr 12, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

Interested in seeing Ames host its first-ever pride festival? Drop in any time during this event to meet people who are interested in making it happen and offer your thoughts on what would make Ames Pride 2017 successful.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Apr 12, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Fractionation and characterization of biosolids-derived dissolved organic matter adsorbed to two Iowa soils by Fritzie Rivas, Iowa State University

Artful Yoga

Apr 12, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 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. In conjunction with the current exhibition, our practice this semester will focus on the color red. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Lecture: Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference Keynote - Shashi Buluswar

Apr 12, 2017

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Shashi Buluswar is the founder and former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies.

Pride Week: Intimacy in the Dark

Apr 12, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

0205 Carver

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

An open campus discussion about information on sex topics.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2

Pride Week: Queerious?

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

127 Curtis

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Let's Get Queerious: An Information Overview of Queer Relationship Dynamics," a discussion featuring myths, research and ways to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Chris Powell

Apr 12, 2017

8:30 PM

M-Shop, Memorial union

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Comedian Chris "CP" Powell will perform a FREE comedy show in the Maintenance Shop of the Memorial Union