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What is featured?

Monday, 01 Jan 2018

University holiday

Jan 01, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed in observance of New Year's Day.

Men's Basketball

Jan 01, 2018

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018

Retirement reception: Janis Mesenbrink

Jan 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Friley Terrace Room

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Janis (Jan) Mesenbrink, department of residence, is retiring after 40 years of service to the university.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Jan 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

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.

Wednesday, 03 Jan 2018

Schedule of Classes, Summer 2018

Jan 03, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Schedule of Classes for Summer 2018 available for viewing on the Web.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Jan 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

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.

Retirement reception: Cheryl Robinette

Jan 03, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Cheryl Robinette, a groundskeeper II in facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Jan 03, 2018

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between November 29 through January 3rd for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display.

Light Painting 201 (Photography)

Jan 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, January 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. ALL NEW CLASS FOR 2018! Taking what you learned from the "original" Light Painting class, let's dive deeper and see what is possible! Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique! Do not miss this "amazing" class!

Thursday, 04 Jan 2018

Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Jan 04, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Caterpillar Club

Jan 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Jan 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available. In addition, participants will become familiar with the CELT resources available to plan, develop, and implement Canvas courses...

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Jan 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Office of the Vice President for Research 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.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Jan 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 04, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

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. Meetings are open to the public.

Friday, 05 Jan 2018

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Jan 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas.

Seminar: CELT Spring Semester Teaching Assistant (TA) Seminar

Jan 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All TAs who are new to the ISU classroom, or who have received a teaching assignment different from what they have done before, are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Jan 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

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.

Retirement reception: Dawn Hitsman

Jan 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

free

Office of Risk Management Meetings, receptions

Dawn Hitsman, administrative specialist in the Office of Risk Management, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Diane McDonald

Jan 05, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

2542 Vet Med (Ramsey Alumni Room)

free

Laboratory Animal Resources Meetings, receptions

Diane McDonald, an animal caretaker in Laboratory Animal Resources, is retiring.

Wrestling

Jan 05, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Colorado. Times and dates are subject to change

Saturday, 06 Jan 2018

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will offer movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, 07 Jan 2018

Registration Deadline

Jan 07, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to cancel registration by contacting the Office of the Registrar by 5 p.m. Registration may be cancelled via AccessPlus without tuition assessment until 11 p.m. Jan. 7.

Registration Deadline: Spring 2018

Jan 07, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to initiate registration for spring through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.

Wrestling

Jan 07, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oregon State. Times and dates are subject to change

Monday, 08 Jan 2018

Movement for Older Adults

Jan 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Monday, January 8, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. In this 6-week program geared towards older adults, Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman will guide you through a series of low-impact, gentle movements intended to increase fluidity and tranquility.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Jan 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

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.

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Jan 08, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available.

Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018

Research Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct

Jan 09, 2018

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

"Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp for Faculty and Staff." Faculty, staff, and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.