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What is featured?

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018

Volleyball: NIVC quarterfinals

Dec 05, 2018

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State hosts North Texas in the quartefinals of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.

Thursday, 06 Dec 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Dec 06, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.

Barks@Parks

Dec 06, 2018

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Research workshop: Human Research Basics: Best Practices for a Successful IRB Submission - Part 4

Dec 06, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the final installation of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, attendees will learn about best practices and receive tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.

Workshop: Turning your scholarly teaching into Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Dec 06, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Scholarly teaching focuses on student learning and is grounded in the subject matter being taught, and in the implementation of effective pedagogies. The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) involves framing a research question related to student learning and systematically investigating it.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Dec 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 06, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Dec 06, 2018

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.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 06, 2018

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Artists reception

Dec 06, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Hosted by the animal science department, this event features the nine Iowa artists whose agriculture-related works are exhibited in the Kildee Hall display case. The art at the reception is for sale by the artists.

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Dec 06, 2018

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between November 29 through January 3rd for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Natural Door Swags

Dec 06, 2018

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!

Friday, 07 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

What Matters, the Size of the Fish or the Size of the Pond? Understanding the Positional Nature of Residential Satisfaction

Dec 07, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In this presentation, Daniel Kuhlmann, a new assistant professor of community and regional planning, will examine how people determine their satisfaction with their home -- is it by comparing their unit to those of their neighbors, or do people assess their units primarily based on their own needs and the objective characteristics of their home? Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Barks@Parks

Dec 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

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

Dec 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Integrated Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition Open House

Dec 07, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Open house for exhibition of integrated visual arts graduate students' work. The show will run Dec. 6-12.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 07, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Saturday, 08 Dec 2018

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 08, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

$10-$22

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

There are two seatings (8 and 10 a.m.). Enjoy a hearty and delicious breakfast buffet, visit with Santa, create your own holiday themed crafts, write a letter to Santa, and see the train exhibit in the Hughes Conservatory.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

There are two seatings (8 and 10 a.m.). Enjoy a hearty and delicious breakfast buffet, visit with Santa, create your own holiday themed crafts, write a letter to Santa, and see the train exhibit in the Hughes Conservatory.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Volleyball: NIVC semifinals

Dec 08, 2018

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$2-$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State hosts UNLV in the seminfinals of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 08, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 08, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Delta Rae w/ Field Division

Dec 08, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15 / $20 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Country Pop and Folk rock music.