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Archive for February, 2011

March 21-23: Library Used Book Sale

Posted by isulib on February 25, 2011

Library Events, 8am – 8pm

 The book sale helps the library with all of its educational events and services. All proceeds from the book sale will be used to support library services and resources.

What will be in the book sale? Books withdrawn from the library’s collections; gift books deemed not needed to be added to the collections. Items other than books are sometimes available such as records, VHS, etc.

How is the book sale organized? Tables for different subject areas.

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Thursday, March 3: Building Pathways to Empowerment

Posted by isulib on February 24, 2011

Building Pathways to Empowerment: A Regional Forum on a new course of action for programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families is free and open to the public. Sponsored by ARC of Vigo County, the Cunningham Memorial Library and The Arc of Indiana.

5:30-7:30pm in Library Events


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Feb. 24: African Student Union & International Student Union Unity Conference series begins

Posted by isulib on February 24, 2011

The African Student Union (ASU) in conjunction with the International Student Organization (ISO) will be hosting a series of Conferences called the Unity Conference. The first of these series is titled “Maintaining Identity within Diaspora“. It is open to the general public and will focus on issues concerning the interactions between African students and the American society. Special emphasis will be placed on issues related to diversity. The goal is to bridge the gap between international students and domestic students whilst helping to amend some of the conflicts that may be present amongst various international groups.

It will be hosted in the Library Events Area on Thursday, Feb. 24 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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Faculty author: Rosetta Haynes, English

Posted by isulib on February 22, 2011

Read about Dr. Haynes’ first book in this official ISU news story:

Professor Haynes will be reading from her book and doing a book signing during the March 1-2 Colloquium in the library. A complete schedule is here:

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February 23: Authors and Artists Event coming tomorrow!

Posted by isulib on February 22, 2011

Don’t forget to join in the celebration of the written word, art and musical performance!

4pm Wednesday, Library Events Area – search the blog for earlier post with list of honorees.

Reception, program, reception – ie food, fun, and faculty!

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February 23: annual Authors and Artists Recognition Reception and Program

Posted by isulib on February 20, 2011

Reception begins at 4pm, with program at 4:30, keynote: Dr. John Murray, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences. The only campus event that honors the written or artistic material or performance of ISU’s faculty, staff and students, this year’s 26th annual event will feature 20 ISU faculty and emeriti who published or created artistic works in 2010. The occasion also serves as a place to recognize this year’s Graduate and Undergraduate recipients of the Library’s Bakerman Research Award. The winner of the Reel Big Video contest will be announced as well.


  • Alsace to the Alsatians? Visions and Divisions of Alsatian Regionalism, 1870-1939 (Christopher  Fischer, History)
  • Boomer Retirement Time Bomb:  How Companies Can Avoid the Fallout from the Coming Skill Shortage (Barbara Eversole, Human Resource Development & Performance Technologies)
  • The Cock and Anchor:  Being a Chronicle of Old Dublin City (James Wurtz, English)
  • Creating the College Man: American Mass Magazines and Middle-Class Manhood, 1890-1915 (Daniel A. Clark, History) 
  • Director, Musical Performance, Kennedy Center on Memorial Day, 2010 (Scott  Buchanan, Music)
  • Drowning Tucson (Aaron Morales, English)
  • Finding Invisible Cities;and To Tell a Secret (Sala Wong, Art)
  • Fundamentals of Tree-Ring Research (James H Speer, Geography/Geology in Earth and Environmental Systems)
  • Halibut Rodeo (Mark Lewandowski, English)
  • Handbook For College Research, 4th Ed. (Robert Perrin, English)
  • Mammals of Indiana – A Field Guide (John O. Whitaker, Jr., Biology)
  • Mother and Child (Chen Gow-Hwei [Ray], Art)
  • Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models and Computing (Charles E. Roberts, Jr., Mathematics and Computer Science)
  • Pathways to a Nursing Education Career ( Betsy Frank, Nursing)
  • The Poet’s Holy Craft:  William Gilmore Simms and Romantic Verse Traditions (Matthew Brennan, English)
  • Projections of Power: The United States and Europe in Colonial Southeast Asia, 1919-1941 (Anne L. Foster, History)
  • Psalm Songs: Poetic Meditations on the Psalms (Maury Miller, Elementary, Early and Special Education, Emeritus)
  • Research Methods in Geography: a Critical Introduction (Basil Gomez, Geography/Geology in Earth and Environmental Systems) and John Paul Jones, III, eds.)
  • What Great Coaches Do Differently: Eleven Elements of Effective Coaching; and The Ball (Todd  Whitaker, Educational Leadership)

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February 17 in Events: Meditation for Its Own Sake: Beneficial to Health?

Posted by isulib on February 16, 2011

Meditation for Its Own Sake: Beneficial to Health?

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February 16 in Events: International Gift Giving Customs!

Posted by isulib on February 15, 2011

Everyone is invited to this unique event

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Feb. 17: Third Thursday Body, Mind and Spirit Lecture series

Posted by isulib on February 3, 2011

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Topic to be announced.

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Feb. 12: All day program: Other Side of the Northwest Frontier: The Native Peoples of the Great Lakes & the War of 1812

Posted by isulib on February 3, 2011

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Library Events Area

Public lecture hosted by the Vigo County, Indiana, War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee, in cooperation with the National Park Service.  This lecture is free and morning refreshments will be provided.


  • Roger Laybourn, United Métis Tribe
  • Dawn G. Marsh, Purdue University
  • Karim M. Tiro, Xavier University

Moderator is David A. Nichols, ISU. 

In addition, on Friday evening, February 11, a free reception will be held at Terre Haute’s Native American Museum in Dobbs Park, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This night will offer an opportunity to informally chat and socialize with the speakers. Dr. David Watkins will provide the music, and The Crossroads Café will provide refreshments.


Public lecture, February 12

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