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Sunday, 02 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

9:00 am - 5:00 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

Senior Recital

Channel: Music Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Adam Kallal will perform on percussion.

Cost: $0

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

Channel: Theatre

1:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

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.

Cost: $11-$18

Mass Design in the Mid-Century

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Women's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5-$10

Holiday Choral Festival

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Cost: $5-$10

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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.

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

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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.

Cost: free

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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

Cost: $5-$10

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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.

Cost: free

Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library, upper rotunda

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

Lecture & book release: Amazing Iowa Women

Channel: Lectures Program

1:00 pm @ Sloss House

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."

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Kathy Thom

Channel: Department of Residence

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Room 136, Union Drive Community Center

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

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

Retirement reception: Rick Dark

Channel: Ivy College of Business

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Bergstrom Commons, Gerdin Business Building

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.

Cost: free

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

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.

Cost: free

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. North Dakota State.

Cost: TBA

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Barks@Parks

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.

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

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Channel: University Museums

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Marston Hall, east entrance

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.

Cost: free

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

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

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018

Art Walk: A Celebration in Art

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Music Hall, north entrance

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.

Cost: free

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library, upper rotunda

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

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

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

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

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 032 Parks Library

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

Channel: University Honors Program

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Volleyball: NIVC quarterfinals

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State hosts North Texas in the quartefinals of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.

Cost: $5

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.