APRIL 15, 2012
Check email for details regarding getting a ride from the dorms.
Why should you attend?
*Opportunity to hang out with some great faculty members outside of class- Drs. Jim Colbert, Bill Clark, Diane Debinski, Jeff Trimarchi
*Cupcakes from the Ames Cupcake Emporium
*LEGO art exhibit
*The giant garden gnome
MARCH 28, 2012
Meet in the front lobby of Bessey Hall at 7:30pm or meet at the ISU Ice Arena at 8pm. Feel free to bring friends!
MARCH 5, 2012
“Return of the Prairie Bandit”
The dramatic story of the black-footed ferrets’ reintroduction to the wild unfolds in Return of the Prairie Bandit. Shot over the course of one year, Return of the Prairie Bandit is a fascinating look at the ups and downs (predation, disease, climate, finding ferrets, etc.) of reintroducing a species into the wild set against the sweeping, stark beauty of the prairie landscape.
Monday March 5th, 5:15pm
Followed by Q&A with wildlife biologist Travis Livieri
Pizza and Popcorn provided!
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Sun Room, Memorial Union
Tickets are FREE for B.E.S.T. students!
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
~Research Lab Open House~
Interested in what goes on in some of the research labs in our biology departments? Want to take a peek inside and talk to faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate researchers? Please join us to explore a few examples of the research labs on campus.
Lab tours begin at 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, and 3:30 p.m.
JANUARY 9-13, 2012
~Hot Cocoa Week~
Warm up between classes and chat with the Peer Mentors and Biology Student Services Staff with hot cocoa that you can customize with a number of toppings and add-ins.
DECEMBER 1, 2011
~Art Reception and Sculpture Dedication~
Hach Hall Lobby
Reclaimed: Reflections of a River
Artwork and writings inspired by the Skunk River Navy experience
Please join us for a reception to unveil the exhibit of Biology and Design learning community student projects and dedicate the commissioned sculpture, by artist Michael Stanley.
OCTOBER 19, 2011
~B.E.S.T. Bingo Night~
Join us for BINGO at 7pm in room 145 Bessey Hall. Snacks and prizes will be provided!
OCTOBER 16, 2011
~Brookside Park- games and s'mores~
Meet at Bessey Hall at 5:15pm to take the Green bus route to Brookside Park. We'll be having games, s'mores and hot dogs with the Microbiology and Food Science learning communities.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
~Kickball and Cookies~
Meet on Central Campus at 7pm for a game of kickball with Dr. Colbert!
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Meet in Bessey at 7pm and then head outside for a game of "reverse hide-and-seek" until 8pm.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
~Skunk River Navy Art Project~
1420 Molecular Biology Building
Interested in taking our service learning project to another level? Join us to learn how you can be part of a project that will take some of the trash collected on the Skunk River Navy and transform it into art! Presentation by Michael Stanley, College of Design, CarbonSix Studio.
AUGUST 21, 2011
Join us at our annual Welcome Picnic at 6pm on the Sunday evening before classes begin. Biology faculty, staff, learning community peer mentors, Biological Sciences Club officers and members are excited to get to know you! If you have other commitments on Sunday evening we invite you to visit us for any amount of time you may have free.