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What is featured?

Sunday, 09 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 09, 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.

Women's Basketball

Dec 09, 2018

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota.

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

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

Dec 09, 2018

2:00 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.

Men's Basketball

Dec 09, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Southern.

Monday, 10 Dec 2018

Final exams

Dec 10, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final exams week is Dec. 10-13.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018

Final exams

Dec 11, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final exams week is Dec. 10-13.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Dec 11, 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 options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Dec 11, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Volleyball: NIVC championship

Dec 11, 2018

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$2-$7

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State hosts Tulane in the title match of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018

Final exams

Dec 12, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final exams week is Dec. 10-13.

Faculty Workshop

Dec 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Provost Office Meetings, receptions Training, development

Graduate Recruitment and Enrollment Management, the benefits of strategic graduate enrollment management. Presenters: Bill Graves, Carolyn Cutrona, Graduate College.

Open house: North Chilled Water Plant

Dec 12, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2311 Kooser Road

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions Special events

See the new chillers that were installed summer 2018 to add 33 percent more capacity to chilled water production to meet increasing demands. The open house will include a self-guided tour and refreshments.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2018

Final exams

Dec 13, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final exams week is Dec. 10-13.

Caterpillar Club

Dec 13, 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.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Dec 13, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

"You Gotta Nourish to Flourish: A Plant's Role in Nutrition." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and learn about the complex ways plants are processed into food and feed.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Dec 13, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 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 rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Open House: Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence

Dec 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

195 Durham Center

free

Statistics Department Meetings, receptions

Stop in the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) holiday open house and learn more about current research -- such as handwriting, shoe prints and bullets -- and educational and training opportunities for the forensic science and legal communities. Refreshments will be served.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Dec 13, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Friday, 14 Dec 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Dec 14, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to have your POSC approved by the Graduate College for Spring 2019 graduation.

Semester ends

Dec 14, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final day of the fall semester.

Retirement reception: Jerilyn Rasmusson

Dec 14, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Jerilyn Rasmusson, a human resource specialist in university human resources, is retiring from the university on Jan. 4, 2019.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Paths

Dec 14, 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 how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Graduate College Commencement

Dec 14, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement ceremony for the Graduate College.

Saturday, 15 Dec 2018

Butterfly Blizzard

Dec 15, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Come in from the cold to experience a different kind of blizzard - a butterfly blizzard in Reiman Gardens' Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing!

Undergraduate Commencement

Dec 15, 2018

1:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Undergraduate commencement ceremony.