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Tuesday, 01 Jan 2019

University holiday

Jan 01, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Wednesday, 02 Jan 2019

Women's Basketball

Jan 02, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State.

Thursday, 03 Jan 2019

Caterpillar Club

Jan 03, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

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.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Tiny Jar Terrariums

Jan 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Saturday, 05 Jan 2019

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Two showings at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will offer movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Jan 05, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Tuesday, 08 Jan 2019

Job showcase: Service delivery specialists in HR, finance

Jan 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

General Events Meetings, receptions

The event is open to all employees, but targeted to staff with responsibilities in human resources, payroll and finance. Participants must check in with their ISU Card or employee ID number at the registration table outside the Sun Room west entrance. No preregistration is required.

Workshop: Project LEA/RN

Jan 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

1022 Agronomy Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will share insights about the brain based on current research and the implications thereof; engage in strategies that promote interaction and deep thinking; and apply the new understandings in situations where they facilitate learning. Workshop continues Jan. 9.

Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019

Schedule of Classes, Summer 2019

Jan 09, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Schedule of classes for Summer 2019 is available online.

Women's Basketball

Jan 09, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Thursday, 10 Jan 2019

Caterpillar Club

Jan 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Retirement reception: R. Samuel Houk

Jan 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Lobby, Hach Hall

free

Chemistry Department Meetings, receptions

R. Samuel Houk, professor of chemistry and associate in the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Saturday, 12 Jan 2019

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Two showings at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will offer movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Jan 12, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State.

Swimming and Diving

Jan 12, 2019

1:00 PM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa.

Women's Basketball

Jan 12, 2019

4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Sunday, 13 Jan 2019

Wrestling

Jan 13, 2019

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Fresno State.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 13, 2019

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.

Monday, 14 Jan 2019

Semester begins

Jan 14, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for the spring semester.

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Jan 14, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

January Craft of the Month: Decoupage

Jan 14, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8 - $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Rifle through an array of beautiful papers, and then cut, tear and combine to turn something drab into fab! Choose from a variety of objects to decoupage including photo frames, flower pots, clipboards, tiles, treasure boxes and canvas wall art. Designs can be a simple or complex as you like, but be prepared to get some glue on your fingers!

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019

Workshop, Low and High Stakes Quizzes in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Jan 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The quiz set up in Canvas depends on the purpose with which the assessment is administered. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Retirement reception: Dave Russell

Jan 15, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Shops area, General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Dave Russell, a locksmith at facilities planning and management, is retiring from the university Jan. 15. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Floral Design: Mad About Marbles: Vase Arrangements

Jan 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Work with variegated greens and bi-color flowers in a glass vase arrangement weighted with marbles.

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Jan 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Provost Office Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for lecturers and senior lecturers.

Behind the Scenes: Conservatory Orchids

Jan 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth for an in-depth look at the orchids selected for this season's magical Conservatory display.

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 16, 2019

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

Lectures Program Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Art Walk - The Union of Art and Science at the ATRB

Jan 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

ATRB (Advanced Teaching and Research Building) Lobby

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The new Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB) represents the university's continued commitment to excellence in the biosciences. The state-of-the-art building is also home to two significant new works of art by Rose Frantzen and Ball-Nogues. Join University Museums and Associate Professor Rob Wallace in celebrating the new additions to our Art on Campus Collection.

Walk-in Craft: Women's March Sign Making Day

Jan 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for the Women's March in Des Moines on January 20. Sign-making supplies will be available, as well as large tables to work around. Our playlist will include some Beyonce, Nina Simone and Gloria Gaynor for inspiration. Pick up one of our feminist buttons, or make your own for 50 cents. There is no charge for sign-making and this is open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Together we rise!