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Saturday, 07 Apr 2018

Stash The Trash

Apr 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens


Live Green Live Green

Stash the Trash is a volunteer effort that brings students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and assist homeowners with yard work. The event is organized by the ISU Student Activities Center and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization. Sign up online at

Monday, 09 Apr 2018

Lecture: The Alchemy of Creativity

Apr 09, 2018

6:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Chip Sullivan is a landscape architect, artist, draftsman and professor at the University of California, Berkley, whose work is devoted to exploring place and promoting landscape architecture as an art form.

Lecture: Ritual Time

Apr 09, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

"Ritual Time: Escaping the Cult of Busy," Kimberly Belcher, assistant professor of liturgical studies, University of Notre Dame. Belcher will discuss ritual practice as a way of creating contemplative and healing time that buffers us from a culture that demands we overproduce. The Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

Lecture: Using Business as a Tool for Change

Apr 12, 2018

4:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Three members of Patagonia's product development team have been selected as Guest Designers for The Fashion Show 2018 and will speak on the company's history and business practices, including the challenges of using sustainable materials in apparel manufacturing.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

Lecture: Science Fiction Writing

Apr 17, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Writing Science Fiction Thrillers in the Age of Climate Change," Paolo Bacigalupi, award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer and author of several popular dystopian novels for young adults, including "Ship Breaker."

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Lecture: Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Apr 18, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"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

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Earth Day Celebration

Apr 19, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NEW Location - Memorial Union Great Hall


Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.

Friday, 20 Apr 2018

'Trashion' Show

Apr 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall

$10 ($50 VIP)

College of Human Sciences Arts, performances Live Green

Hosted by students in AESHM 222, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, to bring awareness to environmental issues hurting the planet. Students have created garments from recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, school supplies, fast food packaging and even parking tickets. The event also includes a silent auction, music, giveaways, drinks and refreshments.

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Lecture: Ethical Considerations

Apr 24, 2018

7:00 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Brian Green, Santa Clara University, will speak about the potential ethical implications of emerging and disruptive food technologies. He'll share what needs to be considered so people may use these technologies in ways that encourage the development of a healthy, fair and sustainable food system for the future.