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What is featured?

Thursday, 13 Apr 2017

Everson Seed and Biosafety Symposium

Apr 13, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

$25

Seed Science Center Conferences

In this half-day session, experts will provide a more in-depth focus on CRISPR-Cas9 editing for crop improvement. Topics will focus on methodology, public and private activity, regulation status, and societal questions.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Apr 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pride Week: Meet Your Reps

Apr 13, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

Stop and meet representatives of the Queer* Graduate Association and Pride Alliance.

Stafford Lecture Series on Banking

Apr 13, 2017

11:00 AM

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Timothy Koch is the president of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a professor of finance at the University of South Carolina.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Foodscaping: The Landscapes of Ornamental Edibles

Apr 13, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water. Topics range from gardening interests to current local science research, to holiday decorating, and more. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Celebration of Science and Scholarship

Apr 13, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Iowa State University Meetings, receptions

The ISU chapter of Sigma Xi, an international honor society for research scientists and engineers, will host this event, featuring winning 'lightning' talks from recent events and remarks by chapter president Jill Pruetz, professor of world languages and cultures. The university community is invited.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Apr 13, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

Individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' April 19-20 meeting in Council Bluffs.

Walk-In Craft: Seed Bombs

Apr 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Guerrilla gardening! A seed bomb enables seeds to be sown in hard to reach places or those that you can't take close care of.

Cyclone Cinema: Table 19

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Lecture: Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"How Science Is Key to Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning" - Daryl Greenfield is Professor of Psychology & Pediatrics at the University of Miami, where he has focused on how preschool science education can improve school readiness.

Lecture: Politically Correct: Do Our Language Choices Matter?

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Anne Curzan is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan and author of the book "Gender Shifts in the History of English."

ISU Opera Studio

Apr 13, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5/ $3

Music Department Arts, performances

Performed by the ISU Opera Studio under Mary Creswell and Jodi Goble

Pride Week: STEM Kickoff

Apr 13, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

135 MacKay

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Decorate lab coats for the April 22 "March for Science" in Des Moines. Bring a white T-shirt; decorating materials will be provided.

Lecture: The Colorado River, The Years of Living Dangerously

Apr 13, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Ronald Lecture Series in Environmental Conservation. Anne Castle, former assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior, is a senior fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law.