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What is featured?

Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Documentary & Discussion: Talking Black in America

Nov 15, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The film "Talking Black in America" showcases the history and symbolic role of language in the lives of African Americans and highlights its tremendous impact on the speech and culture of the United States. It addresses the persistent misinformation about African American speech and situates it as an integral part of the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans.

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 15, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Friday, 16 Nov 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Nov 16, 2018

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

Nov 16, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 16, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

0031 Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Visit Day: Prospective Design Graduate Students

Nov 16, 2018

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hansen Exchange, King Pavilion, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Design is hosting a visit day for students considering a graduate degree in design or art majors. Participants have an opportunity to interact with faculty and students, tour facilities, engage with other prospective students and learn the value of Design's outstanding graduate programs. Register online.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Nov 16, 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.

Alternative Fall Break

Nov 16, 2018

5:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Minneapolis and Kansas City

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 16, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Saturday, 17 Nov 2018

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Nov 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Start your holiday shopping at the Reiman Gardens Gift Shop's Holiday Open House with 30% off all regularly priced merchandise!

Opening Weekend of the RG Express Holiday Railroad

Nov 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for the opening weekend of the RG Express holiday railroad.

Sunday, 18 Nov 2018

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Nov 18, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Start your holiday shopping at the Reiman Gardens Gift Shop's Holiday Open House with 30% off all regularly priced merchandise!

Women's Basketball

Nov 18, 2018

3:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Preseason WNIT championship.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 18, 2018

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, 19 Nov 2018

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed Nov. 19-23.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Nov 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Follow Up

Nov 19, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed Nov. 19-23.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC and IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Nov 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Floral Design: Cascading Cornucopias

Nov 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Fill a willow cornucopia for a fanciful centerpiece flowing with fall florals. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Nov 21, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day for final oral examinations. Open your account in ProQuest and enter the name of your thesis/dissertation.

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed

Nov 21, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Thanksgiving break, classes recessed Nov. 19-23.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Lab

Nov 21, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

See the entomology laboratory, view frozen specimens and our collection of wings, along with other nuggets most people (including staff) never see.

Volleyball

Nov 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Kansas in a Big 12 match.

Thursday, 22 Nov 2018

University holiday

Nov 22, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes are recessed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Friday, 23 Nov 2018

University holiday

Nov 23, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes are recessed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Black Friday Family Tour

Nov 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Looking for something fun and educational for your family to do the day after Thanksgiving? Follow trained docents as they show you caterpillars, chrysalides and cocoons, and hundreds of native and tropical butterflies.