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Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Workshop: Emotional intelligence

Channel: University Human Resources

8:30 am - 10:30 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Session one of a two-part series. High-energy, interactive conversation that fosters awareness about how to be smarter with feelings. Learn how to be more intentional and purposeful with emotions so you can impact workplace outcomes. Session one will define Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and explore why EQ matters.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Wing Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn from Assistant Butterfly Wing Curator Anita Westphal about the wide variety of plants selected for display in the Butterfly Wing, from large tropical shade trees to delicious flowers, all the while steering clear of prohibited host plants.

Meet-A-Scientist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Retirement reception: Tom Johnson

Channel: Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2542 Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Tom Johnson, director of hospital operations at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is retiring. A short program will begin a 4:15 p.m. RSVP by April 11.

Cost: free

Reception: Public Art Unveiling

Channel: University Museums

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Morrill Hall, 1st floor

Join University Museums for the Curators Associates Reception at Morrill Hall where we will celebrate the installation of one of the newest additions to the permanent collection, Karen LaMonte's Nocturne 5. The large scale cast glass human form draped in a meticulously arranged textile was created through a painstaking process that exemplifies the translucent beauty of sculptural glass.

Cost: free

Lecture: Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Is Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture Possible?" Sieglinde Snapp, professor of soils and cropping systems ecology at Michigan State University. Snapp will discuss her work in Africa and the U.S. using agroecology as a framework for developing environmentally friendly, and farmer-relevant agricultural systems. Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Keynote

Cost: free

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Cost: $5

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1