Thursday, 07 Mar 2019
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an 18-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and a voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. This event was rescheduled from Nov.r 1.
Friday, 08 Mar 2019
A conference all about Iowa college and university students and sustainability. An opportunity to connect and share initiatives and achievements in environmental, social and economic sustainability happening on campuses and in communities throughout Iowa, as well as a chance for visioning and strategizing opportunities to network and partner.
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
Iowa State Distinguished Professor of psychology Craig Anderson will outline three ways global warming increases the risk of human violence. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.
Monday, 25 Mar 2019
"Setting the Table: Systems, Sustainability and Policy." Angie Tagtow is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in public health and food policy. She was executive director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion during the Obama administration and co-led the development and launch of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019
Fedele Bauccio cofounded Bon Appetit Management Company, which provides food service to 1,000-plus cafes located at corporations, universities and museums in 34 states. Bauccio and Bon Appetit have revolutionized the food service industry, both by introducing fresh, made-from-scratch food to the contract market and by pioneering environmentally and socially responsible practices.
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity and obesity-related complications among children and adolescents.
Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap. A messy but fun process so wear old clothing with a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes.
David R. Montgomery is a professor at the University of Washington will speak about his most recent book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life," and make a case for how agriculture can be the to global environmental problems. Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.
Friday, 29 Mar 2019
SciNite, hosted by the Student Government Sustainability Committee, will focus on highlighting sustainability projects by Iowa State University students and faculty, as well as other educational topics surrounding sustainability, like environmental awareness. Each presentation will last approximately 20 minutes, and in between each presentation, unique performances. A fun night of active learning and appreciating the work done at ISU.
Saturday, 30 Mar 2019
Drop in and be part of a collaborative art project exploring art and place with Rosie Manzo. Cast your footprints on Saturday, and stop back within the next week to add words and imagery that are a reflection of you. Footprints will be places along a local trail to create a community art installation. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Drop in but give yourself an hour.