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Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 21, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts" Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University.

Class: Beginner Photography

Apr 21, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning April 7, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This 4-part workshop covers the basics of photography including equipment & how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & tips & tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students & review. Bring your DSLR camera & tripod to each class.

Workshop: Perfume Blending Intensive

Apr 21, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $800 for members and $1,000 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Tuesdays April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, & May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Those who complete this 6-week intensive workshop will leave with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, & a Certificate of Perfume Blending from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer & owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach you the background, skills, & preparation you'll need to become a natural perfumer.

Caucus Cup Debate

Apr 21, 2015

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The ISU College Democrats will debate the College Republicans on an issue of the day. First Amendment Day Celebration

Piano Studio Recital

Apr 21, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 22, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Training: Youth Program Leaders

Apr 22, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 1020 Extension 4-H Youth Building

free

Office of Risk Management Training, development

Offered by the offices of Risk Management, Extension and Outreach, and Conference Planning and Management to provide youth program leaders and student organization officers with information about youth-related policies, procedures and forms for conducting youth programs at ISU. Preregistration is required.

Live Green! Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

FREE

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Bike tune-ups, food, and sustainability-minded giveaways!!

Webinar: "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology"

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register for the webinar

Free online webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology" you will learn how 30,000 faculty worldwide foster inclusive student interaction using a FREE social learning platform called "Piazza." Piazza is a 24/7 virtual learning-place where students gather to ask, answer and explore classroom material with educators guidance.

Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Apr 22, 2015

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Free and open to the public

Live Green Live Green

The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture presents the 11th Annual Research Symposium. Joshua Farley, Ecological Economist and Professor at the University of Vermont, will give a keynote presentation on agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. A reception and poster session will follow featuring current research from GPSA students and faculty. Join us and enjoy locally sourced refreshments!

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 6th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the Integrated Studio Arts program in the College of Design. Award winners will be announced during a short 4:15 p.m. program.

Softball

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska-Omaha.

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Apr 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units.

Class: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Apr 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Day by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist, Sharon Rink.

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

The Changing Iowa Landscape

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This Earth Day, learn about some of the factors that have contributed to the changing Iowa landscape over the past 100 year. Please join Drs. Mark Hanna and Amy Kaleita, faculty in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, as they discuss the evolution of hay and forage production and harvest, the changing land, and soil and water conservation practices. These issues have impacted Iowa hay and forage production over the past 50 to 100 years.

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Apr 23, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to upload final electronic thesis/dissertation copy for Thesis Office review.

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 23, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Webinar: Academic Advising and Social Justice: Privilege, Diversity, and Student Success

Apr 23, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Academic advisers and advising administrators must understand social identities in order to identify the challenges students face when interacting with various campus systems. However, advising professionals are often untrained in dealing with issues of privilege and diversity.

Webinar: "Mastering Academic Time Management"

Apr 23, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Register for the webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

This webinar is hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and facilitated by Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Register online with your ISU-sponsored membership.

Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources

Apr 23, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

What resources are available to faculty, grad students and post docs to find funding for research? How do you find non-governmental organizations that generously fund education and research projects in the humanities, social sciences and the sciences?

Film: Farmland

Apr 23, 2015

6:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

An intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their twenties, hosted by the Iowa State University Corn Growers Association. A panel of farmers will join the audience for a discussion immediately following the 77-minute film.

Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training

Apr 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. FREE FOR EVERYONE. $5 if you want to take home a resource pack.

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle.

Workshop: Recycled Bookmaking

Apr 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Learn about historical bookbinding techniques and make your own unique handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch. Leave class with two or more books and the know-how to keep cutting, folding and stitching more. A perfect use for that handmade paper from our Papermaking Workshop.

Panel Discussion: Creating Healthy Relationships

Apr 23, 2015

6:30 PM

125 Kildee Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Find out the lessons ten Iowa State students learned as they experienced 30 days in a relationship with a complete stranger.

Panel Discussion: Clean Energy, A New Age of Abundance

Apr 23, 2015

7:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Speakers include Jim Kennedy, CEO of Th-REE Consulting, and John Kutsch, executive director of the Thorium Energy Alliance.

Lecture: What Happened to the Dinosaurs?

Apr 23, 2015

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Timothy Rowe is a paleontologist and a leader in developing digital technologies to analyze and visualize fossil remains. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

Concert: Esme Patterson

Apr 23, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, Esme Patterson is a singer/songwriter. In 2006, she and her sister, along with another pair of siblings, formed a folk group in Denver known as Paper Bird. In 2012, Patterson decided to become a solo artist working on her first album, All Princes, I. After her first album, Patterson worked on and released Woman to Woman in 2013.

Lecture: The Global Fight to Stop Human Trafficking

Apr 23, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Father Shay Cullen is a priest from Ireland who has worked protecting women and children and their human rights in the Philippines since 1969. World Affairs Series

Friday, 24 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 24, 2015

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.