Oct. 22--World-renowned biophysicist to speak
Eva Nogales, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of California at Berkeley, will present the 17th James P. Holland Memorial Lecture 4-5 p.m. Monday in Myers Hall, room 130.
Nogales is globally recognized in her field for applying electron microscopy to determine the fine scale structure of proteins, according to a news release from IU. Her work has uncovered aspects of cellular function that are relevant to the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Her lecture will explore her efforts to advance knowledge of microtubule dynamics and transcription initiation.
The James P. Holland Memorial Lecture Series was created in 2000 to honor the memory of professor James Holland, who had a passion for teaching that earned him multiple teaching awards, including the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. The lecture series honors his legacy and is designed to bring awareness of and support to diversity in the life sciences.
Angie's List founder to speak at Ivy Tech
Ivy Tech Community College's Bloomington campus is hosting its seventh annual Cook Institute for Entrepreneurship 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in Shreve Hall.
Angie Hicks, co-founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List, will speak at the annual entrepreneurship event. Hicks has served as the company's chief marketing officer since 2000 and served as the company's president and as a director from 1995 until 1998, when she took a leave of absence to earn her master of business administration degree from Harvard University, according to a news release from Ivy Tech.
Angie's List has grown from a small, private newsletter-inspired enterprise into a leading e-commerce platform in the home services marketplace. Hicks has received multiple accolades for her accomplishments, including being named Distinguished Alumni for Management and Entrepreneurship by DePauw University, where she holds a bachelor of arts in economics.
Individual tickets for the Cook Institute cost $75. A table of eight costs $600. Sponsorships are available at $1,500 for event sponsor and $2,500 for presenting sponsor. Proceeds support programs and scholarships for Ivy Tech-Bloomington's Cook Center for Entrepreneurship. For more information or to purchase tickets to the Cook Institute, go to www.ivytech.edu/cookinstitute.
IDS housing fair set for Wednesday
The Indiana Daily Student's Fall Housing Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday in the Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall.
The event showcases more than 40 local housing representatives and vendors who will provide information on hundreds of local properties and rental services.
This fair is Halloween-themed, with a prize giveaway every 30 minutes for students. Prizes include gift cards from local vendors.
The event is free for students. For more information, visit idsnews.com/housingfair.
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