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What is featured?

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2020

Webinar, An exploratory investigation of the experiences of Black immigrant women in undergraduate STEM

Dec 01, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The research presented in this seminar investigates the politicized, racialized, and gendered dimensions of the presumably "objective" disciplines of STEM. This work uses critical discourse analysis and case studies to better understand how Black immigrant women use their cultural epistemologies to attain undergraduate degrees in engineering.

Wednesday, 02 Dec 2020

Online Team-Based Learning (TBL) Workshop Series

Dec 02, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Meghan Gillette, Associate Professor of Teaching (HDFS) and CELT Faculty Affiliate, will provide a virtual Online TBL Workshop Series on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2-4 p.m. and Mondays, December 7, 14 and 21 from 2:15- 4:15 p.m. This workshop is for instructors (and those who support them) who already utilize Team Based Learning in their face-to-face classes and are interested in guidance for how to move the face-to-face TBL classroom online.

Men's Basketball

Dec 02, 2020

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Thursday, 03 Dec 2020

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Dec 03, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.

Friday, 04 Dec 2020

Retirement reception: Janet Johnson

Dec 04, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

via Webex

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Janet Johnson, clinical professor with the Dietetic Internship Program in the department of food science and human nutrition, is retiring.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 04, 2020

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

$20-$70

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell holiday trees and wreaths. Varieties include Korean fir, balsam fir and white pine. Tree prices range from $30 to $70; wreath prices from $20 to $25. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds support club activities.

Saturday, 05 Dec 2020

Football

Dec 05, 2020

All day

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Sunday, 06 Dec 2020

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 06, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

$20-$70

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell holiday trees and wreaths. Varieties include Korean fir, balsam fir and white pine. Tree prices range from $30 to $70; wreath prices from $20 to $25. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds support club activities.

Women's Basketball

Dec 06, 2020

11:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Big 12/SEC Challenge: Iowa State vs. South Carolina. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Men's Basketball

Dec 06, 2020

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Big 12/Big East Battle: Iowa State vs. DePaul. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2020

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Dec 08, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn how to build partnerships on campus using the Partnerships in Educational Settings (PIEs) framework with Maureen Griffin, program specialist in biotechnology, and Eric Hall, professional development consultant for Iowa State University.

Wednesday, 09 Dec 2020

Retirement reception: Julee Lund

Dec 09, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

MU Cardinal Room

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions

Julee Lund, an account specialist for finance delivery's Hickory team, is retiring from Iowa State Dec. 31 after 28 years of service. The room capacity will be limited to 15 people at a time, and masks are required.

Thursday, 10 Dec 2020

Probing the Quark-Gluon-Plasma with Jets

Dec 10, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

On Zoom - contact Prof. John Lajoie (lajoie@iastate.edu) for the Zoom ID

Nuclear Physics

Dr. Sebastian Tapia Araya, University of Illinois at Urbana

Friday, 11 Dec 2020

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 11, 2020

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

$20-$70

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell holiday trees and wreaths. Varieties include Korean fir, balsam fir and white pine. Tree prices range from $30 to $70; wreath prices from $20 to $25. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds support club activities.

Saturday, 12 Dec 2020

Women's Basketball

Dec 12, 2020

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 12, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

$20-$70

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell holiday trees and wreaths. Varieties include Korean fir, balsam fir and white pine. Tree prices range from $30 to $70; wreath prices from $20 to $25. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds support club activities.

Sunday, 13 Dec 2020

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

$20-$70

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell holiday trees and wreaths. Varieties include Korean fir, balsam fir and white pine. Tree prices range from $30 to $70; wreath prices from $20 to $25. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds support club activities.

Monday, 14 Dec 2020

Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop using the ISU Course Template

Dec 14, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop is an interactive virtual event in which participants are introduced to a toolset consisting of the ISU course template in Canvas and a pedagogical process to help instructors plan for the online portion of their courses, regardless of whether the course meets face-to-face, virtually or some combination of the two.

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Dec 14, 2020

3:20 PM - 4:10 PM

online only - via Webex

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2020

Men's Basketball

Dec 15, 2020

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Make it Happen (with Canvas)

Dec 15, 2020

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Online only - join on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Do you need help with a specific topic in Canvas? Watch the appropriate pre-recorded videos found on Canvas@ISU (https://bit.ly/canvas-isu), then join CELT's Gretchen Anderson to make it happen in your course.

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in Online Learning

Dec 15, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learning online can offer different challenges and especially so during the time of a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate heightened anxiety and stress in your learning environment. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (Student Wellness) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the online classroom.

Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020

Panel: Expert of My Experience series

Dec 16, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Academic Affairs Diversity Lectures

Panelists will share perspectives and experiences in a book club reading of "How to be an Anti-Racist," by Ibram X. Kendi. Panelists include Paul Hengesteg, CELT; Amanda Knief, lectures program; Kirsten Abel, provost's office; Emily Wilcox, honors program; Peter Cruz, study abroad; Sarah DuBois, WiSE program. Moderated by Jowelle Mitchell, NCORE-ISCORE assistant director.

Webinar, Learning Assessment Techniques

Dec 16, 2020

12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Why should I assess? I'm already grading! Although grading is an integral part of teaching, grades rarely can identify those elements of teaching that are effective or need improvement. Learning Assessment Techniques (LATs) are short and simple strategies for assessing student learning throughout the semester.

Thursday, 17 Dec 2020

Submitting Proposals with a Subrecipient

Dec 17, 2020

2:00 AM - 3:30 AM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.

Webinar, Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Dec 17, 2020

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Friday, 18 Dec 2020

Women's Basketball

Dec 18, 2020

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Sunday, 20 Dec 2020

Men's Basketball

Dec 20, 2020

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Jackson State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Performance: A Virtually Celtic Christmas

Dec 20, 2020

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Featuring top Irish tenor, Michael Londra, who now calls Ames home, this festive holiday concert was filmed at the National Opera House of Ireland. A portion of sales will go to support Stephens Auditorium.