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Sunday, 02 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 02, 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.

Senior Recital

Dec 02, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Adam Kallal will perform on percussion.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 02, 2018

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Mass Design in the Mid-Century

Dec 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Post World War II was a time of great prosperity and idealism in America, as the middle class grew in numbers and in strength financially. As a suburban lifestyle developed, consumerism sky rocketed. The demand for novelty and a significantly larger consuming population led to uniquely American designs, both good and bad but iconic of mass design in the 1950s to 1960s.

Women's Basketball

Dec 02, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Arkansas (SEC/Big 12 Challenge).

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 02, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 02, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 02, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 02, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State will close out the fall semester with a few holiday classics.

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 02, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Research workshop: Submitting a Proposal with a Subrecipient

Dec 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Dec 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Barks@Parks

Dec 03, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

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

Lecture & book release: Amazing Iowa Women

Dec 03, 2018

1:00 PM

Sloss House

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a book release party! Katy Swalwell, an associate professor of education at Iowa State, is the author of the new illustrated children's book, "Amazing Iowa Women."

Retirement reception: Kathy Thom

Dec 03, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 136, Union Drive Community Center

free

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Kathy Thom, a clerk in the residence department, is retiring.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 03, 2018

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? 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.

Retirement reception: Rick Dark

Dec 03, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Bergstrom Commons, Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Rick Dark, Dean's Professor in Finance, is retiring at the end of fall semester after 32 years at Iowa State. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Dec 03, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 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 first session is Nov. 27.

Men's Basketball

Dec 03, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota State.

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Barks@Parks

Dec 04, 2018

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

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

Research workshop: Submitting a Proposal with a Subrecipient

Dec 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 04, 2018

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? 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.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Dec 04, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Marston Hall, east entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Marston Hall was completely gutted, redesigned, and renewed to better serve current and future engineering students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Dec 04, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Lecture: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom

Dec 04, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Students in AESHM 499 will talk about their exhibit, "A Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom," on display at the Ames Public Library Nov. 27-Dec. 11. The display explores the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and its relationship to politics, activism and fashion. A one-hour reception precedes the 7 p.m. lecture.

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018

Art Walk: A Celebration in Art

Dec 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Music Hall, north entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Despite the chilly weather outside, December is a month of celebrations. Stay out of the cold and come along with University Museums as we explore art that may cause you to leap for joy. Meet inside the north entrance of Music Hall.

Barks@Parks

Dec 05, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

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

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 05, 2018

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? 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.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Dec 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Poster presentation and reception

Dec 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

Fall 2018 Honors graduates, as well as other Honors students, will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their projects.