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Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Everson Seed and Biosafety Symposium

Channel: Seed Science Center

7:30 am - 6:30 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

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.

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

Open house: National Student Employment Week

Channel: Student Financial Aid Office

7:30 am - 10:30 am @ Ground floor, Beardshear Hall

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

Cost: free

Free Admission Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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

Seminar: Managing Your Award

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Art Walk: Poetry Inspires Art, Inspires Poetry

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Fountain of the Four Seasons, north of Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Lunch Bunch

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 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.


Channel: Reiman Gardens

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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

Workshop: Sustaining Academic Pipeline

Channel: College of Human Sciences

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Pride Week: Creating an Ames Pride Fest

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3150 Beardshear Hall

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.

Cost: free

Soil Science Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

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

Cost: Free

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

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

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Pride Week: Intimacy in the Dark

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 0205 Carver

An open campus discussion about information on sex topics.

Cost: free

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

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

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

Pride Week: Queerious?

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ 127 Curtis

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

Cost: free

SUB Comedy Night w/ Chris Powell

Channel: Student Union Board

8:30 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial union

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

Cost: FREE