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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.

KRISTELLER-COOKIE

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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Feb. 11: Three-minute Thesis Competition

Posted by isulib on January 14, 2016

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the Center for Student Research and Creativity are sponsoring a three-minute thesis competition (3MT).  The competition will be held in the Library Events Area on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.  The winner will receive $500.

An eligible student (must be enrolled in Spring 2016) will represent ISU at the regional competition in Chicago April 6-8 with expenses paid.

Please see the guidelines for eligibility, the rules, and how the competition will be scored at http://researchexpress.indstate.edu/graduate-students.htm.

See a 3MT presentation at these web addresses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reEFBeQaX7gfeature=player_embedded

https://youtu.be/-e382qkCLWk

3MT

Image from http://threeminutethesis.org/index.html

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