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What is featured?

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 03, 2017

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Performance: A Christmas Carol

Dec 03, 2017

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Scrooge nears the end of his life thinking only of his business and how to accumulate even more money. Then one Christmas Eve he is confronted by ghosts of the past, present, and future; each has a lesson to teach him about where his obsession came from and where it has taken him. What will Scrooge do when the truth can no longer be ignored? All of Dickens' iconic characters come to life in the telling of this familiar and much loved story.

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 03, 2017

3:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10/$5 Tickets available at the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 03, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Monday, 04 Dec 2017

Workshop: Post-award Actions 101

Dec 04, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2004 Black Engineering

free

Research Office Training, development

The basics of post-award actions and frequently asked questions: How to request a PI change, who can submit a no-cost extension request, who really needs to sign a revised GoldSheet and other useful information about budgeting and managing award changes.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Dec 04, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Barks@Parks

Dec 04, 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 04, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center 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.

Lecture: Vacant Not Blighted

Dec 04, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

1030 Morrill Hall

free

College of Design Lectures

Nancy Finegood, executive director of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, will highlight the value of preservation and rehabilitation over demolition of vacant and abandoned structures in cities like Detroit, Flint and Saginaw, Michigan.

Men's Basketball

Dec 04, 2017

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017

Barks@Parks

Dec 05, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Retirement reception: Larry Stoltenberg

Dec 05, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Larry Stoltenberg, administrative assistant at the Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 05, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center 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.

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Dec 05, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Dec 05, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Reception for non-tenure track faculty

Dec 05, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

An appreciation event for for lecturers, senior lecturers, clinicians, senior clinicians, clinical adjunct and adjunct faculty, hosted by the office of the senior vice president and provost. Registration requested.

Lecture: Social Equity of the Public Realm

Dec 05, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Scott Jordan, a principal at Civitas in Denver, Colorado, has led large-scale, complex projects in some of the most contentious areas of the country. Through these experiences he has developed a passion for engaging the public in the design process. Regardless of the project's scale, his approach is to build on a city's authentic and unique attributes to create rich and diverse public spaces.

Dance/Movement at the Gardens

Dec 05, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Dance the winter blues away in this expanded program focused on how the use of movement furthers emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration. A three-week program.

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017

CODAC Fall Sale

Dec 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Foyer, College of Design

College of Design Special events

First day of three-day sale of artwork by integrated studio/visual arts students sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods and textiles. Most items range in price from $5 to $150. Most proceeds go to the student artists; the rest help fund club activities.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Dec 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Art Walk: The Portrait Tradition of Iowa State University

Dec 06, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library, Upper Rotunda

free

University Museums Arts, performances

With the exhibition "Faces of Iowa State" closing in the Brunnier Art Museum, take a moment to reflect on the incredible portrait tradition at Iowa State that Rose Frantzen's recent portraits have built upon. Join Museum Director and Chief Curator Lynette Pohlman in a journey across campus to celebrate the legacy of honoring and preserving the memories of those who have served the University and our continued commitment to do so.

Lunch and learn: Presidential initiative funding

Dec 06, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building

free

Research Office Training, development

Grab your lunch and join the Office of the Vice President for Research for a discussion of the Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI). VPR leaders will give an overview of this internal funding program, and information and tips on how to apply. Preproposals are due Jan. 31.

Barks@Parks

Dec 06, 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Research Workshop: Protection for Controlled Unclassified Information

Dec 06, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Understanding and Implementing Physical and IT Protection for Controlled Unclassified Information." This session introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and how to implement CUI policy at Iowa State University including physical and information security.

Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 06, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center 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.

Honors Poster Presentation

Dec 06, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Great Hall

University Honors Program Lectures

The University Honors Program invites the campus community to its fall 2017 poster presentation featuring the fall Honors projects and graduates. Students will be present to speak about their projects.

Women's Basketball

Dec 06, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

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

Thursday, 07 Dec 2017

Textbook buyback

Dec 07, 2017

All day

ISU Book Store

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback and begins at University Bookstore.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Dec 07, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Dec 07, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

E0165 Lagomarcino

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.