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Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Home Gardening Series

Apr 09, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens

"Building a Rain Garden." Rain gardens can be an ideal way to protect local water sources while adding beautiful plantings to a well-drained yard. Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth will talk you through the steps and provide resources you can use to create your own rain garden. Preregistration with prepayment is encouraged by April 7.

Lunch with Simon Tam

Apr 09, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sloss Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Simon Tam is an Asian American author, musician, activist and motivational speaker. He is best known as the bassist and founder of the Asian American dance-rock band, The Slants, who won their case against the government at the United States Supreme Court. Limited space available. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Manas Chimpidi and Teodoro Mefalopulos

Apr 09, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Teodoro Mefalopulos, co-founder of Nimaroh Design Studios, and Manas Chimpidi, Nimaroh's art director, will talk about their work. Their lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh.

Workshop: Explore ways to create a welcoming learning environment

Apr 09, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 09, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Early Childhood Education Lecture

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"Play for Fun and Play for Learning: What Science Tells Us" Karin Lifter is an early intervention specialist and a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston. The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education.

Lecture: The Role of the U.S. in the Global Food and Agriculture Marketplace

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

Lectures Program Lectures

Ken Isley heads the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, where he leads offices around the world in expanding trade and export opportunities for American agriculture. Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture.

Mixed Match: A Docufilm

Apr 09, 2019

8:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Lectures Program Lectures

Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities & complex genetics as they struggle with a nearly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine.

Lecture: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble

Apr 09, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble." Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants, talks frankly about racism, his experiences as a musician, and how this Asian American dance rock band unintentionally revived a longstanding battle over trademarks and racial slurs. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.