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What is featured?

Wednesday, 01 Jan 2014

Reception: Life of Sierra Leone exhibit

Jan 01, 2014

All day

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

"Life of Sierra Leone," photographs by Radford Davis, ISU associate professor of public health. Meet the artist and experience the compelling story of life in Sierra Leone.

Saturday, 04 Jan 2014

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Jan 04, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Sunday, 05 Jan 2014

Gymnastics

Jan 05, 2014

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$4-$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Penn State.

Argentine Tango Class

Jan 05, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Tango punch card ISU $30/Public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 06 Jan 2014

Farewell: Mike Persia

Jan 06, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Kildee atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Farewell for Mike Persia, assistant professor of animal science, who is joining the faculty at Virginia Tech University. A brief program will begin at 10:15 a.m. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

Workshop: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Jan 06, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how and where to upload your course syllabus, post assignments, create and manage announcements, send email, enroll students using the ISU Admin Tool, add TAs, course builders, or guests, organize course materials, add instructor contact info with photo, access the Grade Center, and more.

Tuesday, 07 Jan 2014

Seminar: Project LEA/RN 2-day Workshop (Registration required - space is limited)

Jan 07, 2014

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Science II room 233

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

2-day Workshop (Registration required - space is limited to the 1st 20 educators) Are your students doing the kind of thinking required by professionals? Are your clients processing the information needed to solve complex problems in today's world? Do you even know what your students or clients are thinking?

CANCELLED: Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Jan 07, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Due to low enrollment we have cancelled this workshop. If you would like to have a consult on this specific subject - please email us at bbhelp@iastate.edu or stop by BbLearn Open Lab Monday, January 6- Friday January 10 and next week January 13 - January 17 from 8am - 5pm in 1151 Communications Building.

Men's Basketball

Jan 07, 2014

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Baylor.

Wednesday, 08 Jan 2014

Workshop: Grade Center Essentials and Beyond

Jan 08, 2014

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore Blackboard Learn's Grade Center and see how it integrates with Assessment Tools (Tests, Assignments) & Interactive Tools (Graded Discussions, Journals, and Blogs). Learn how to add, modify, organize, show/hide, remove grade columns, and how to use Bb Learn to calculate and submit Midterm and Final Grades. Experience multiple options for entering and modifying grades -- and adding comments and feedback.

Women's Basketball

Jan 08, 2014

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-12

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Texas Tech.

Thursday, 09 Jan 2014

Workshop: Monitoring Student Learning in Blackboard Learn

Jan 09, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop is designed to introduce the monitoring functions of your Blackboard Learn course for understanding student learning. You will see a demonstration and become familiar with the benefits and logistics of the Retention Center, early warning system, course reports, item review statuses, item selective releases, Grade Center's smart views and color-coding.

Friday, 10 Jan 2014

CANCELLED: BUG: Blackboard User Group Meetings

Jan 10, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Due to no pressing agenda items we have decided to cancel the BUG meeting for January. If you have any questions please email us at bbhelp@iastate.edu.

Retirement: Hank Harris

Jan 10, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Reception for Hank Harris, professor of animal science, who is retiring after 33 years of service at the university. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.

Gymnastics

Jan 10, 2014

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$4-$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Michigan and Illinois State.

Men's hockey

Jan 10, 2014

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Indiana University (Central States Collegiate Hockey League).

Saturday, 11 Jan 2014

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Jan 11, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Women's Basketball

Jan 11, 2014

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-12

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Oklahoma State.

Men's hockey

Jan 11, 2014

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Indiana University (Central States Collegiate Hockey League).

Sunday, 12 Jan 2014

Registration Deadline

Jan 12, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for spring to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Wrestling

Jan 12, 2014

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Argentine Tango Class

Jan 12, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Tango punch card ISU $30/Public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 13 Jan 2014

Time management strategies for a successful faculty career

Jan 13, 2014

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Strategies to effectively manage time in a faculty position: a workshop open to all new faculty

Osborn Club Lecture

Jan 13, 2014

6:45 PM

Molecular Biology Building, Atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

Byron Brehm-Stecher, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, will present "Natural and Value-added Antimicrobials for Foods and Food Processing Surfaces."

Men's Basketball

Jan 13, 2014

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Kansas.

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014

Retirement reception: John R. Anderson

Jan 14, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Conference room, 1750 Beardshear Hall

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

John Anderson, assistant to the president for communications, is retiring after nearly 33 years of service to Iowa State.