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What is featured?

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017

Men's Basketball

Dec 10, 2017

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Monday, 11 Dec 2017

Final Exams

Dec 11, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continues through Dec. 15

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Dec 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

203 Kildee

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.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Dec 11, 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.

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Final Exams

Dec 12, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continues through Dec. 15

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Dec 12, 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.

Professional and Scientific Council Seminar

Dec 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Pioneer Room

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Protection for Your Family, Finances and Future: Using the Estate Planning Documents Provided to ISU Employees," presented by Mindy Anfinson, regional client manager, ARAG.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Dec 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Dec 12, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017

Final Exams

Dec 13, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final exams take place through Dec. 15.

Training: Digital Accessibility

Dec 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Accessible Forms and PDFs" We frequently publish these type of file in our websites or send them through email. How can we ensure these are accessible? Join us and bring your own projects so that you work along the instructor in your own forms and pdfs.

Lunch and learn: Presidential initiative funding

Dec 13, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1102 Molecular Biology

free

Research Office Training, development

Grab your lunch and join the Office of the Vice President for Research for a discussion of the Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI). VPR leaders will give an overview of this internal funding program, and information and tips on how to apply. Preproposals are due Jan. 31.

Training: Digital Accessibility

Dec 13, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Dec 13, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Retirement reception: Joan Aiton

Dec 13, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

atrium, Kildee Hall

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Joan Aiton, administrative specialist and account manager in the animal science department, is retiring.

Retirement reception: W. Robert Stephenson

Dec 13, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3105 Snedecor Hall

Statistics Department Meetings, receptions

W. Robert Stephenson, Morrill Professor and University Professor of statistics, is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Training: Digital Accessibility

Dec 13, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos." Your video is already edited and you are ready to share with the world but captions have not been added. In this workshop, we would like you to bring your own video so that you work along the instructor on creating and editing captions.

Artful Yoga

Dec 13, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Art Exhibit: Ben Gardener

Dec 14, 2017

All day

Gallery

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Check out the art in the Gallery of the Memorial Union on display from December 14 to February 12.

Final Exams

Dec 14, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continues through Dec. 15

Caterpillar Club

Dec 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Dec 14, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

"Sea Ice in the Arctic: Where We Are, Where We're Going, and Where We've Been."

Crafty Cocktail Night: Door Swags

Dec 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10-$12.50

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

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

Friday, 15 Dec 2017

Final Exams

Dec 15, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continues through Dec. 15

Graduate College Deadline

Dec 15, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to have your POSC approved for Spring 2018 graduation.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Dec 15, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017

Butterfly Blizzard

Dec 16, 2017

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! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to release your very own butterfly, just-emerged from its chrysalis, and waiting in a container for its first flight in the Butterfly Wing. An amazing nature moment for young and old alike! While here, partake in fun, themed crafts and sip hot cocoa.

Fall 2017 Undergraduate Commencement

Dec 16, 2017

1:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Undergraduate university commencement ceremony.