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Thursday, 08 Dec 2016

CODAC Fall Art Sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

Sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the artists, while the rest help fund club activities such as workshops, field trips and guest speakers.

Cost: Varies

Brown Bag Lecture

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program.

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Channel: Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

"Developing Successful Budgets and Proposals for Industry Sponsors," Bryony Bonning, entomology.

Cost: free

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 199 Parks Library

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our patterns to create intricate details on a glass ornament.

Cost: $6

400-bushel corn: Minimizing stress management practices to increase corn yields

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Randy Dowdy, Grow Big Corn, Farmer and consultant, growbigcorn.com

Cost: free

Friday, 09 Dec 2016

Open house: Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

8:30 am - 11:00 am @ 3410 Beardshear Hall

Meet staff members from the diversity and inclusion office and tour the new location for the equal opportunity unit. Breakfast refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

CODAC Fall Art Sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

Sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the artists, while the rest help fund club activities such as workshops, field trips and guest speakers.

Cost: Varies

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 199 Parks Library

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our patterns to create intricate details on a glass ornament.

Cost: $6

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Party at Parks

Channel: University Library

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Parks Library

Enjoy a study break at Parks Library. Free activities include movie showings ("Secret Life of Pets," 6 and 8 p.m.), coloring, giant chess, board games, chair massages (6-8 p.m.), Barks@Parks and selfies with Cy (6-7 p.m.). The event includes free pizza, popcorn and ice cream.

Cost: free

Men's hockey

Channel: Hockey

7:30 pm @ Ames/ISU Ice Arena

ISU vs. University of Colorado (American Collegiate Hockey Association).

Cost: $5-$10

Performance: The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Saturday, 10 Dec 2016

Breakfast with Santa

Channel: Reiman Gardens

8:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Kids, bring your parents to Reiman Gardens to enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet including eggs, bacon, fresh fruit and donuts! Santa will visit from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. Preregister for two seating options (8 a.m. or 10 a.m.).

Cost: $7-$14

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

9:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Performance: The Nutcracker Ballet

Channel: Iowa State Center

1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This annual Iowa State Center production features choreography by Robert Thomas and Miyoko Kato Thomas of the Dancenter (Ames); over 200 local dancers from surrounding central Iowa communities; and principal dancers performing the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.

Cost: $22

Men's hockey

Channel: Hockey

7:30 pm @ Ames/ISU Ice Arena

ISU vs. University of Colorado (American Collegiate Hockey Association).

Cost: $5-$10

Performance: The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Performance: The Nutcracker Ballet

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This annual Iowa State Center production features choreography by Robert Thomas and Miyoko Kato Thomas of the Dancenter (Ames); over 200 local dancers from surrounding central Iowa communities; and principal dancers performing the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.

Cost: $22

Sunday, 11 Dec 2016

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Performance: The Nutcracker Ballet

Channel: Iowa State Center

1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This annual Iowa State Center production features choreography by Robert Thomas and Miyoko Kato Thomas of the Dancenter (Ames); over 200 local dancers from surrounding central Iowa communities; and principal dancers performing the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.

Cost: $22

Performance: The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Women's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois.

Cost: $5-$12

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm, the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cost: ISU 5 punches for $35, Public 5 punches for $45

Monday, 12 Dec 2016

Final Exams

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Continues through Dec. 16.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016

Final Exams

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Continues through Dec. 16.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2016

Final Exams

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Continues through Dec. 16.

December 2016 Free Admission Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all. On the second Wednesday of every month, all guests may visit Reiman Gardens free of charge. The Gardens will still maintain its standard hours.