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Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Lecture: Systems, Sustainability and Policy

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"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

Lecture: Changing the World Through Food

Mar 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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

Lecture: Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities

Mar 28, 2019

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Mar 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

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.

Lecture: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$0

Live Green Live Green

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

Leave Your Trace: Footprint Casting

Mar 30, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

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.