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Thursday, 06 Dec 2018

End of term textbook buyback and begins at University Bookstore

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day @ University Bookstore

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

9:00 am - 10:30 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.


Channel: University Library

11:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Parks Library, upper rotunda

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Workshop: Turning your scholarly teaching into Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Scholarly teaching focuses on student learning and is grounded in the subject matter being taught, and in the implementation of effective pedagogies. The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) involves framing a research question related to student learning and systematically investigating it.

Cost: free

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Cost: $6

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

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

Retirement reception: Steve Carter

Channel: Economic Development and Industry Relations

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Atrium of EDIR Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place

Steve Carter, president of the ISU Research Park, is retiring.

Cost: free

Artists reception

Channel: Animal Science Department

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Kildee Hall atrium

Hosted by the animal science department, this event features the nine Iowa artists whose agriculture-related works are exhibited in the Kildee Hall display case. The art at the reception is for sale by the artists.

Cost: free

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

4:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ 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.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Natural Door Swags

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!