Solar Jacket, Art Walk, APA

Host, Gale Seiler, welcomed Drs. Fatma Baytar and Ellen McKinnon from the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management at ISU, as well as Kathryn Kaalberg, a student. They were part of a team that designed a solar jacket that can charge other electronic devices. They showcased the jacket last week at the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington, D.C., where they competed in the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition.

Cindy Hicks from the Main Street Cultural District came by to talk about Art Walk, which will take place on Friday, June 2, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in Ames.

Betty Baird and Anne Kinzel from the Ames Progressive Alliance (APA) led a conversation about two political training workshops that were held this year with the goal of increasing civic engagement through running for office or other involvement in campaigns. Victoria Szopinski, and Jamet Colton talked about their experiences as participants in the workshops.

Originally broadcast 05/26/2017
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