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Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Fine dining dinner: Life Through Julia Child

Nov 15, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

Menu includes butternut squash tart with fried sage (paired with reisling wine); potato leek soup, boeuf bourguignon (cabernet sauvignon); and baked Alaska. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Lecture: When the 'Water Prince' Brought an Iceberg to Iowa

Nov 15, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Muhammad bin Faisal's Frozen Fantasies of Antarctic Arabia," Michael Christopher Low, assistant professor, history. By retelling the story of the "water prince," this lecture will remember one of the more colorful episodes in Iowa State's history and explore the tangled histories of oil, desalination, and climate change and adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. This lecture is held in conjunction with the ReACT Gallery exhibition exploring water.

Concert: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Nov 15, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz I Ensemble is directed by James Bovinette; Jazz II ensemble directed by Michael Giles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 15, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

Caterpillar Club

Nov 16, 2017

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.

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Lightbulb Terrarium

Nov 16, 2017

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! Learn how to turn those burned out lightbulbs into miniature terrariums.

Cyclone Cinema: Logan Lucky

Nov 16, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Lecture: Tom Vilsack on Agriculture and Climate Change

Nov 16, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Special events

Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years in the Obama administration.

Performance: ISU Opera Studio

Nov 16, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance by ISU Opera students.

Friday, 17 Nov 2017

Add/Drop Deadline, second half semester courses

Nov 17, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a second half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline, second half courses

Nov 17, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a second half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 17, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

A Conversation with Chelsea Walton

Nov 17, 2017

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

362 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Chelsea Walton, an assistant editor with Pixar Animation Studios, will discuss her work with the documentary crew at Pixar and prior work for corporate clients and independent producers.

Faculty workshop: The "Public Classroom"

Nov 17, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Join University Counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech, and academic freedom. All faculty are welcome.

ISU Opera Studio Performances

Nov 17, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance by ISU Opera students.

Saturday, 18 Nov 2017

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Nov 18, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Start your holiday shopping at the Reiman Gardens' Gift Shop's Holiday Open House. Admission is always free to visit the Gift Shop and members receive 10% off daily. Proceeds directly benefit Reiman Gardens.

Closing Reception: Culture and My Art Exhibition

Nov 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for "Culture and My Art," the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by integrated visual arts graduate student Xin Chen.

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Nov 19, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Start your holiday shopping at the Reiman Gardens' Gift Shop's Holiday Open House. Admission is always free to visit the Gift Shop and members receive 10% off daily. Proceeds directly benefit Reiman Gardens.

Interpreting the State Capitol

Nov 19, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The prints of Real and Imagined Aspects of the State Capitol Building combine a legendary local landmark with fanciful characters and perspectives and have become among Worthen's most well-known. Joan Arnett, Capitol Tour Guide Supervisor, will share the history of this 19th century Iowa building surrounded by the imaginative prints of Amy Worthen.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 19, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 20 Nov 2017

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break continues through Fri., Nov. 24

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Nov 20, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available. In addition, participants will become familiar with the CELT resources available to plan, develop, and implement Canvas courses...

Women's Basketball

Nov 20, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. UMKC. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 21, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break continues through Fri., Nov. 24

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Nov 21, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available. In addition, participants will become familiar with the CELT resources available to plan, develop, and implement Canvas courses...

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Nov 21, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available. In addition, participants will become familiar with the CELT resources available to plan, develop, and implement Canvas courses...

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 21, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Floral Design: November

Nov 21, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Harvest Vase Arrangements. Decorate for Thanksgiving with a spin on the classic arrangement highlighting autumn color and floating gourds.