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Feb. 11: inaugural three-minute thesis competition (3MT)

Posted by isulib on February 8, 2016

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies, the Center for Student Research and Creativity, and the Terre Haute Tribune-Star are sponsoring ISU’s inaugural three-minute thesis competition (3MT).

Graduate students present their dissertation/thesis research with a single slide and have only three minutes to do it.

The competition will be held in the public events area of the Cunningham Memorial Library Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.

The winner will receive $500 and represent ISU at the regional competition in Chicago April 6-8, 2016.

Come out and support these students as they do the academic challenge of a lifetime: be brief, on point, and brilliant.

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February 9: American Democracy Project Decision Series 2016: New Hampshire Primary, and ADP “maucus”

Posted by isulib on February 8, 2016

The American Democracy Project is sponsoring a Pizza and Politics event. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to participate. We will be holding a modified “maucus” (mock caucus) for the Republican presidential race.

Televised returns of the New Hampshire primary will be available after the programming. Refreshments are provided as well.

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For a complete list of the American Democracy Project’s fall programming, visit our website http://www.indstate.edu/adp/events. If there are any questions please contact Allison Ramsey at aramsey12@sycamores.indstate.edu.

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Special Collections Exhibit: “Ask the Same Questions: Stories Connecting Art & Science”

Posted by isulib on February 8, 2016

Stories connecting science and art - 2

Link to Digital Exhibit

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Library-based New Faculty Orientation Electives now open to all Faculty and Staff

Posted by isulib on February 4, 2016

The New Faculty Orientation (NFO) this year includes a series of electives open to all faculty and staff interested in learning more about the services and resources available to them at ISU.

The electives usually last one hour and are on a variety of topics including academic advising, data management, information literacy, EndNote, fair use, research, and Turnitin.

To view the descriptions of the electives and to register online, click on following link: http://challenger.indstate.edu/workshop/NFO-allfaculty/ .

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Feb. 3: Librarian Presents at Weekly Institute for Community Sustainability seminar

Posted by isulib on February 3, 2016

Starts at: 12:00 pm Ends at: 1:00 pm Where: HMSU 307

The third seminar for the ICS seminar season will be given by Steve Hardin, associate librarian.

The title is “Don’t stop with Google: Finding sustainability information.” Steve is the library’s liaison for the Communication, Earth and Environmental Systems, Math and Computer Science and the Political Science departments and is therefore well equipped to assist with library research on almost any topic that has to do with sustainable development.

More info? Contact:
Eric Anderson
812-237-8052
eanderson@indstate.edu

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Jan. 28: Economics presents Woodrow Creason Memorial Lecture

Posted by isulib on January 25, 2016

Inaugural Woodrow Creason Memorial Lecture (4:00- 5:30 pm) Events Area

The Economics Department will host The Woodrow Creason Memorial Lecture, with guest speaker, Dr. Lynn Duggan, Professor of Labor Studies at Indiana University – Bloomington, will present “Production and Reproduction: Top-Down vs. Cooperative Population Planning.”

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ISU NEWS STORY PUBLISHED JANUARY 22 HIGHLIGHTS THE LIFE OF PROFESSOR CREASON

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Jan. 28: Opening Reception for Special Collections Exhibit: “Ask the Same Questions: Stories Connecting Art & Science”

Posted by isulib on January 25, 2016

The Cunningham Memorial Library Special Collections Department would like to extend a special invitation to attend the Opening Reception for our next exhibit, “Ask the Same Questions: Stories Connecting Art & Science.”

The exhibit explores connections between the arts and sciences found within Special Collections at the Cunningham Memorial Library.

The exhibit will also include a science experiment where we will be growing bacteria.

The reception will be on January 28th from 3 pm – 5 pm on the Third Floor of the Library.

Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome to attend. The exhibit will run through the end of the semester.

– Jason Krueger

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Special Collections Gets a Sesquicentennial Grant!

Posted by isulib on January 25, 2016

The University awarded the Special Collections Department a Sesquicentennial grant to create a transportable oral history tent.  This transportable tent will allow Special Collections to conduct high quality oral histories of students, faculty, staff, and alumni just about anywhere!

– Katie Sutrina-Haney

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January 21: Kristeller Book-Signing TODAY

Posted by isulib on January 21, 2016

Jean Kristeller, professor emerita of psychology at Indiana State and an expert in mindful eating, will be at the Barnes & Noble/ISU College Bookstore from 4-6 p.m. today to sign copies of her new book, “The Joy of Half a Cookie,” which was released Dec. 29 by Penguin Random House.

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image from Amazon

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ISU Librarian interviewed by CBC Radio Canada

Posted by isulib on January 19, 2016

Edith Campbell (Reference/Instruction Librarian) was interviewed by CBC Radio-Canada after the children’s book, A Birthday Cake for George Washington, was pulled by Scholastic Books.  The book has been criticized for its portrayal of slaves.  Hats off to Ms. Campbell!  You can read the interview at http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-monday-edition-1.3408786/scholastic-pulls-children-s-book-showing-george-washington-s-slaves-smiling-1.3408792

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