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Sunday, 06 Dec 2015

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 06, 2015

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Trees: $30-$50, wreaths: $20-$30

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 06, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century.

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 06, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.

Women's basketball

Dec 06, 2015

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Southern.

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 06, 2015

3:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance by the ISU choirs.

Argentine Tango

Dec 06, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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 socks.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Four

Dec 06, 2015

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 07 Dec 2015

Live Webinar: Teaching and Learning - 2015 in Retrospect, 2016 in Prospect

Dec 07, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

On-campus viewing: 2015 Morrill Hall or Join online

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The past year has been an eventful one for teaching and learning in higher education. There have been developments in all areas, including analytics, the LMS (Learning Management System), online education, and learning spaces. What were the key developments in 2015, and what do they portend for us in 2016? For this ELI webinar, we will welcome a trio of thought leaders to help us understand the past year and what it means for the coming year.

Meeting: Service-Learning Faculty Learning Community

Dec 07, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we walk-through the process of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 07, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Virtual Summit: How People of Color Experience Racism on Campus (Module 1 of 4)

Dec 07, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

View and participate on your own

$25 per module

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Center researchers will present data from campus racial climate studies we have conducted with students, faculty, and staff members of color at predominantly white institutions across the nation. Specific examples of people's routine encounters with racial microaggressions and overt forms of racism on a wide range of campuses will be furnished.

Men's basketball

Dec 07, 2015

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Buffalo.

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015

P&S Council Seminar Series

Dec 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Ten Tips to Reaching Your Full Potential," Nancy Franz, professor emeritus, ISU School of Education. The seminar will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Dec 08, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Auditions: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Dec 08, 2015

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

130 Music Hall

Theatre Student activities

Roles available for 4 men and 6 women. Auditions are open to all ISU students. Pick up audition materials and sign up for a an audition time in 2130 Pearson Hall. Funded by Student Government.

Wednesday, 09 Dec 2015

Financial Aid Conference for Campus Partners

Dec 09, 2015

8:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Financial Aid Office Conferences Training, development

For Iowa State faculty and staff to provide information about the financial aid process and other financial aid issues/situations affecting students on campus. The event is intended to assist faculty and staff within their professional roles. Register online.

Workshop: Paper Star Lantern

Dec 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$20-$25

Reiman Gardens

Are you inspired by the paper star lanterns you see in holiday displays? Now you can make your own in this workshop, where we will provide you with a variety of papers, show you how it's done, and leave you with your very own collapsible paper star lantern and electrical component.

Art Walk: A Celebration of Beginnings, A Celebration of the Future

Dec 09, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux as the University Museums' 40th Anniversary celebration nears its completion by exploring Iowa State's origin at the Farm House Museum. Come to enjoy the stories of the house and add to the legacy of all those who have come before by sharing your stories. Meet David at the Farm House Museum.

Webinar: Flipped Classrooms in Higher Ed

Dec 09, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own http://www.cirtl.net/events

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Flipped classrooms may be a trend in higher ed - but are they effective? Join us to discuss a meta-study of flipped classrooms, including what it takes to flip a classroom in a way that actually boosts student outcomes.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Poster presentation and reception: University Honors program

Dec 09, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

Fall 2015 Honors graduates and other Honors students will present information and answer questions about their capstone projects.

Virtual Summit: Race-Conscious Institutional Leadership (Module 2 of 4)

Dec 09, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

View and participate on your own

$25 per module

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This module will focus on what campus leaders must do to more effectively respond to racism on campus. Emphasis will be placed on listening to and feeling what people of color say about their racialized experiences; reflecting on one's own racial identity and prior racial socialization; and understanding what race-conscious institutional leadership entails.

Artful Yoga

Dec 09, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.

Auditions: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Dec 09, 2015

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

130 Music Hall

Theatre Student activities

Roles available for 4 men and 6 women. Auditions are open to all ISU students. Pick up audition materials and sign up for a an audition time in 2130 Pearson Hall. Funded by Student Government.

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

Textbook Buyback

Dec 10, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback and rental book return begins at University Bookstore.

Brown Bag Lecture

Dec 10, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$0-$8

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"16th Century American Gardening," presented by Jana Byars, ISU history department. Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers.

Webinar: Quick Start to Captioning

Dec 10, 2015

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

View on your own: http://bit.ly/1Lt64Wb

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn the basics of how to add closed captions or subtitles to make your videos fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 10, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Lecture: Photographing Identity

Dec 10, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Stephanie Brunia is an Iowan, University of Iowa and University of New Mexico alumna, a daughter, a sister, a woman, a teacher, a photographer, an artist. She will speak about her photography and what influences her art in conjunction with the exhibition (Re)discovering S(h)elves.