Events for April 2021
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Thursday, April 1st
Join us via Zoom to hear Dr. Banu Kesavaraju Ph.D.'07, now with Valent Biosciences LLC, returning to give a presentation "Applied biology as a postgraduate career– Utilizing the passion for research to make a difference in the private sector" at 4 p.m. on April 1.
Connect virtually with Redbird alum and Growmark Diversity and Inclusion Manager Raychel McBride’07 and discover how she overcame the hurdles of sexism and racism to become a successful Black woman, business owner, and diversity leader.
Friday, April 2nd
Join us via Zoom to hear Dr. Shawn Lockery of the Institute of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon give a presentation on his research at noon on April 2.
Thursday, April 8th
Connect virtually with Redbird alum Isaac Hollis '20 and learn about his career journey, the challenges he faced and where he is now.
Tuesday, April 13th
Join us via Zoom to hear Alex Murarus present "Cellular regulation of the heterotrimeric kinesin-2 motor protein" at noon on April 13.
You’re invited to join us for Extending Empathy Project presentation "Exercising Empathy: Strengthening Our Ability to Empathize Effectively" presented by Dan Lannin, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Illinois State University at 7 p.m. April 13, by Zoom.
Wednesday, April 14th
Illinois State’s Horticulture Center will host a discussion of the culinary uses and cultural meanings of local plants at 10 a.m. April 14 by Zoom.
The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 features Thaddeus Herman, Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership - Global Studies in Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who will be discussing his research…
Join us via Zoom to hear Ciara Newman present "Characterization of Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase Paralogs in the Archaeon Sulfolobus islandicus" at noon on April 14.
A panel discussion of Native American cuisine, sustainability, food justice, and food sovereignty will take place at 3:30 p.m. April 14 by Zoom.
Thursday, April 15th
See Chef Sherman in action and cook along with recipes using local, indigenous foods at noon on April 15 by Zoom! The cooking demonstration will be followed by Q&A.
Join us via Zoom to hear Rachel Sparks present "Fostering nonscientists’ transformative experiences regarding evolution" at 4 p.m. April 15.
Oglala Lakota Chef Sean Sherman concludes his two-day presentations with the talk, “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America” at 7 p.m. April 15 by Zoom.
Friday, April 16th
Join us via Zoom to hear Rebecca Chicosky give a presentation on her research at noon on April 16.