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Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 22, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break continues through Fri., Nov. 24

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

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

Nov 22, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 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...

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

University holiday

Nov 23, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes recessed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Friday, 24 Nov 2017

University holiday

Nov 24, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes recessed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Black Friday Family Tour

Nov 24, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$10 ($5/members and ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

Looking for something fun and educational for your family to do the day after Thanksgiving?

Saturday, 25 Nov 2017

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Nov 25, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

Volleyball

Nov 25, 2017

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

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

Men's Basketball

Nov 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Nov 26, 2017

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Student Organizations Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

Wrestling

Nov 26, 2017

2:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10-$15

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Rider. NOTE: This event takes place in Stephens Auditorium.

Monday, 27 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Nov 27, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Conference: Women in Ag Leadership

Nov 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Scheman Building

$30-$85

Agriculture and Natural Resources Conferences

Whether you want to be an active leader within your farm family, create the agribusiness career path of your dreams, or influence local agricultural boards and committees, this conference will have something for you. The event will bring women together for inspiration, informal mentoring, new ideas and expanded skill sets around leadership.

Winter Nature Meditation

Nov 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to get the most out of your nature experience with Camilla Kottman, expressive therapies instructor, as she leads you through progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and movement techniques to help promote wellness, warmth and relaxation. A four-week program.

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017

Conference: Women in Ag Leadership

Nov 28, 2017

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Scheman Building

$30-$85

Agriculture and Natural Resources Conferences

Whether you want to be an active leader within your farm family, create the agribusiness career path of your dreams, or influence local agricultural boards and committees, this conference will have something for you. The event will bring women together for inspiration, informal mentoring, new ideas and expanded skill sets around leadership.

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Nov 28, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 28, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Concert: ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 28, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

Nov 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ground floor rotunda, Curtiss Hall

$12 and $32

Student Organizations Student activities

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 13 and may be picked up at sale locations. Sale continues through Dec. 2 in various locations.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Training: Digital Accessibility

Nov 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Testing Your Website for Accessibility." To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing. In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Nov 29, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Human Research Basics Series: Protecting Human Subjects." This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session, you will learn about risk in human subjects research, approaches for minimizing risk, participant confidentiality, and data security measures.

Retirement reception: Carol Cordell

Nov 29, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

213 Forker Building

free

Kinesiology Meetings, receptions

Carol Cordell, academic adviser in the kinesiology department, is retiring. This is a come-and-go event.

Retirement reception: Sandie Smith

Nov 29, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

115 Office and Lab Building

free

Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology Meetings, receptions

Sandie Smith, administrative specialist in the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology, is retiring.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 29, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Nov 29, 2017

4:35 PM - 5:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Nathan Brockman, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator, for a special backlight butterfly show.

DATUM Silent Auction

Nov 29, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

College of Design Special events

DATUM, the Iowa State student journal of architecture, space and design, is hosting a fundraising event to support printing and distribution of the publication, bringing guest speakers to campus and providing opportunities for discussion and celebration. Donated work -- including drawings, sketches, models, etc. -- will be on display Nov. 20-29 in Gallery 181, with a silent auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the gallery.

Wreath-Making Workshop

Nov 29, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$55 ($44/members, $37.40/ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Assistant Director, Aaron Steil.