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What is featured?

Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Nov 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Museum Store Sunday in the Gardens Gift Shop

Nov 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

The Reiman Gardens Gift Shop will participate in Museum Store Sunday this year joining the almost 900 Museum Stores representing all fifty states. Museum Store Sunday will offer relaxing, inspired shopping inside your favorite museums and cultural institutions.

Monday, 26 Nov 2018

Lecture: Traditional Medicine and the Commercialization of Women's Bodies

Nov 26, 2018

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2131 Pearson Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity Lectures

Theresah Patrine Ennin is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, where she teaches African literature, critical theory, research methods and communicative skills. She is a 2018/19 American Council of Learned Societies/African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.

Men's Basketball

Nov 26, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Omaha.

Panel: American Politics After the 2018 Midterm Elections

Nov 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Steffen Schmidt, Lucken Endowed Professor of Political Science at Iowa State, will moderate a panel analyzing the November 6 election results and discussing the future of American politics. Panelists are Jeff Zeleny, CNN Senior White House Correspondent; Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg Senior White House reporter; David Kochel, a former national campaign advisor; and Jonathan Martin, New York Times National Political Correspondent.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Nov 27, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to submit signed Graduate Student Approval Form.

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (finance)

Nov 27, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Interim senior vice president for finance and university services Pam Cain will talk about the proposed finance model, including job descriptions, responsibilities that will remain within units, and the transition process for employees and units.

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Nov 27, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the next dean of the College of Engineering will host two open forums to solicit input from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the college's next leader. The second session is Dec. 3.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Nov 27, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career (term faculty)

Nov 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

An introduction for lecturers, clinical and adjunct faculty to university resources, policies and programs that can help them to a successful start. Associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince also will discuss career paths and opportunities for development at Iowa State.

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

Nov 27, 2018

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Conversation: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

Nov 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Lecture: Men and the Politics of Hegemony in Ghanaian Film and Fiction

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The presentation uses Ghanaian films and books to detail the measure men undertake in their desire to reach the hegemonic ideal and the costs and consequences to themselves and their families. Theresah Patrine Ennin is the 2018 American Council of Learned Societies-African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.

Panel Discussion: Children at War

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Children at War: Born into a War Zone," members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about children growing up in nations at war or affected by war. The discussion will be led and moderated by Jean-Pierre Taoutel, a Senior Lecturer of French at Iowa State.

Recital: ISU String Class

Nov 27, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of George Work will perform.

Lecture: Lion Conservation on a Crowded Continent

Nov 27, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Craig Packer is director of the Lion Research Center at the University of Minnesota, where he is a professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior. This is the 2018 Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

Nov 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

rotunda, Curtiss Hall

$12-$32

Student Organizations Student activities

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 23 and may be picked up at sale locations. Sale continues through Dec. 1 in various locations. Proceeds benefit the Horticulture Club, funding club activities, contest expenses and student enrichment.

Wreath-Making Workshop

Nov 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Assistant Director, Aaron Steil.

Green Dot: Masculinity Dialogue

Nov 28, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3155 Marston Hall

free

Student Wellness Lectures Student activities

A discussion that connects the meaning and messages related to masculine identity. Learn how to identify toxic behavior and use bystander intervention to create accountability and support. RSVPs appreciated. Refreshments will be provided.

Lecture: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences

Nov 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Creating Deliberately Diverse and Intentionally Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences." Danielle N. Lee is a vocal advocate of science engagement among traditionally underrepresented and underserved audiences. She hosts the Urban Scientist blog at Scientific American and teaches mammalogy and urban ecology at Southern Illinois University.

Jazz Night: All Blues

Nov 28, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Professor Michael Giles directs the jazz embles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 28, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Nov 29, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to upload electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Nov 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Creating Green! Free Sustainable Wrapping at Art Mart

Nov 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, hallway outside of the Campanile Room

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

After shopping at the ArtMart (or for any previously-purchased gifts), get your presents wrapped FOR FREE as a part of the 10 Year Anniversary of Iowa State University's Live Green! Initiative!

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

Nov 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ground floor, Beardshear Hall

$12-$32

Student Organizations Student activities

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 23 and may be picked up at sale locations. Sale continues through Dec. 1 in various locations. Proceeds benefit the Horticulture Club, funding club activities, contest expenses and student enrichment.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Nov 29, 2018

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Volleyball: NIVC first round

Nov 29, 2018

4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts first- and second-round matches of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship. Thursday features matchups between Bradley and Bowling Green (4 p.m.), followed by the Cyclones and Drake (6:30 p.m.). Winners advance to the second-round match on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Nov 29, 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.