Monday, 29 Apr 2019
Celebrate the magical life cycle of the Monarch butterfly as larger-than-life puppetry is used to illustrate the microscopic world of insects. This production offers a magnified look at metamorphosis through the eyes of Mari the Monarch as she grows from a tiny egg to a beautiful butterfly!
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Office will be open for all students to learn more about study abroad opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.
"Advancements on Seed Treatments and Coatings," Alan Taylor, professor of Seed Science and Technology, Cornell University. Taylor's research program can best be described as "modern seed technology," focused on post-harvest aspects of seeds with emphasis on coating technologies, and seed treatments. His seed treatment research includes chemical and biological methods to protect seeds and seedlings from insects and diseases.
Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.
Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we've moved our class so we can actually see them! Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers in the Iowa garden. Preregistration with prepayment is required by April 28.
A 3-week creative writing course introducing an eight-point format for revising writing, whether poetry or prose. Revising the early drafts of authors' work is the time where everything is made more vivid, more coherent, and more powerful. The work comes alive. The course is structured for both beginners and those wishing to polish their writing skills. Class members will take home a workbook of handouts and reference materials.