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What is featured?

Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Dec 03, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the next dean of the College of Engineering will host two open forums to solicit input from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the college's next leader. The first session is Nov. 27.

Men's Basketball

Dec 03, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota State.

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Barks@Parks

Dec 04, 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: Submitting a Proposal with a Subrecipient

Dec 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 04, 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.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Dec 04, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Marston Hall, east entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Marston Hall was completely gutted, redesigned, and renewed to better serve current and future engineering students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Dec 04, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Lecture: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom

Dec 04, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Students in AESHM 499 will talk about their exhibit, "A Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom," on display at the Ames Public Library Nov. 27-Dec. 11. The display explores the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and its relationship to politics, activism and fashion. A one-hour reception precedes the 7 p.m. lecture.

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018

Art Walk: A Celebration in Art

Dec 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Music Hall, north entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Despite the chilly weather outside, December is a month of celebrations. Stay out of the cold and come along with University Museums as we explore art that may cause you to leap for joy. Meet inside the north entrance of Music Hall.

Barks@Parks

Dec 05, 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.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 05, 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.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Dec 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

032 Parks Library

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 assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Poster presentation and reception

Dec 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

Fall 2018 Honors graduates, as well as other Honors students, will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their projects.

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.