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Thursday, September 21, 2017


Faculty and student award nominations
Faculty and student award nominations are being sought out for 2018. For information visit under awards and funding or email The nominations are due Dec. 1.

Voter registration in the Commons
American Democracy Project will be registering the campus community to vote 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Commons.

Associate registrar candidate open sessions
Candidates for the associate registrar position will be coming to campus. The open sessions are open to all faculty, staff and students to discuss anything related to the Office of Registration and Records.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean's fall address
The college invites you to Dean Christopher Olsen's fall address on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I. A reception will immediately follow the address.

Wellness screening for 2018
Only nine screening dates are left!

Senior Splash cancelled
Senior Splash is cancelled this Friday, Sept. 22 due to instructor conflict.

ISU Speaker Series: Rick Atkinson
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson will kick off the University Speakers Series at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.

Canvas in the Stairwell
Hulman Memorial Student Union is starting its 2nd annual "Canvas in the Stairwell." Any student, staff, faculty, student organization or ISU department can participate.

2018 Black History Month
The Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center is looking for students, staff and faculty interested in joining a committee to help plan and organize events for Black History Month.

Sycamore Service Saturday
Sycamore Service Saturday on Sept. 30 is an opportunity to volunteer one Saturday a month at various locations in the Wabash Valley from 9 a.m.-noon.

Taboo Topics
Join Multicultural Services and Programs and Institute for Community Sustainability to talk about life through a different identity.

Learn to use the new Synrgy360 in the Fitness Center
The Campus Rec is offering a 4-week session.

The Power of Language: “Bonjour, Comment Ca-va”
Since 50 percent of current English vocabulary is derived from French, this event will be purposeful because students can learn a world language that can set them up positively in the work force for their future.

STATEments for today
STATEments is the student newsletter that is sent Mondays and Thursdays. Today's issue of STATEments is available.

Blumberg Center Topical: Classroom management visual supports make and take
Visual supports are extremely beneficial for both students with and without disabilities. At this event, several strategies for using visual supports at home and in the classroom will be shared. This event is free to attend. Register by Oct. 23.

Tree Talk: Jak Kramer, ‘19
Someone get on the phone to Lin-Manuel Miranda and convince the “Hamilton” playwright to draft his next big hit about Jak Kramer, an insurance and risk management from Pendleton, Ind.

Bread for the World speaker to give update on hunger in US
David Miner, a member of the board of directors of Bread for the World and a former national chairman of the Washington, D.C., will speak to the local Bread for the World chapter at 6 pm Monday, Sept. 25, at United Campus Ministries.

Playstation 4 and virtual reality headset now available
Hulman Memorial Student Union has a new Playstation 4 Pro and Virtual Reality headset available for students and staff.

Do we have free will?
If the basic components of our bodies follow laws than do humans really have the ability of free will? Philosophy Club's Great Minds will be meeting from 3:15 - 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 in Holmstedt Hall, Room 286.

Fatima and issues of immigration in contemporary France continues Tournée Film Festival
Fatima, a portait of an immigrant in contemporary France, continues the Tournées Film Festival, Contemporary French Cinema at Indiana State University, at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 in Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area.


College Challenge Program aims to keep higher ed affordable
The program allows high school juniors and seniors in the Vigo County School Corp. to earn 30 college credit hours through a combination of courses taught at their high school and summer classes at State.

Indiana State honored with multiple national rankings
Forbes, Princeton Review, Washington Monthly and more include Indiana State in their annual fall rankings.

Famed military historian to kick off University Speakers Series Sept. 26
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson will kick off the University Speakers Series at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.

Sycamores conduct fieldwork abroad
Three Sycamores elected to complete their required fieldwork abroad this summer, allowing them to simultaneously get mapping experience while seeing the world.

Economics lecture set for Oct. 18
Economist Morton J. Marcus will discuss "Reaching Beyond Conventional Economics" at the Creason Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the events area of the Cunningham Memorial Library.

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