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ISU Today
Monday, May 2, 2016


Commencement college receptions
Each college will host commencement celebrations on Saturday, May 7.

Street closure on May 4
Seventh Street will be closed in both directions from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 to connect new water service to the Shrine building.

Internal search for interim director of the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence
Applications are being accepted.

Faculty Enlight assistance
Contact 812-232-2665 and ask for Katie Burk or email for assistance.

Certificate in Sustainability Leadership capstone presentations
Hear from students in four colleges explain how sustainability relates to their career goals and how ISU is preparing them to be 21st century employees.

Arts and Sciences honors celebration
The College of Arts and Sciences honors celebration will beTuesday, May 3 in Tirey Hall Heritage Lounge and Ballroom. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m.

STATE Works positions descriptions due
STATE Works positions descriptions are due May 2.

Learn how to get involved with Special Olympics
Jodi Moan from Happiness Bag will talk about Special Olympics Indiana at 2 p.m. May 4 in the Career Center.

Workshops on recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff planned
The two workshops in May are part of the provost's Excellence Through Diversity Initiative.

Emergency warning test Tuesday
The university's "all hazards" emergency notification system will be tested Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Collecting gently used shoes
Bring gently used shoes to Hulman Memorial Student Union near the information desk on May 2, 3, or 4, or drop them at the Baptist Collegiate Ministry House at 800 North 6th Street (one block north of Lincoln Quad).

Faculty and staff cookout
There will be cookout from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 9 at Barnes and Noble Bookstore.

Dissertation defense
Yitong Jiang will defend her dissertation, “Surface Moisture Estimation in Urban Areas” at 1 p.m. Friday, May 6 in the Science Building Room 110.


Gibson CEO to speak at commencement on May 7
Student commencement speakers include Ishaiah Williams, a health science major from Evansville and Mariah Wright, a construction management major from Clinton.

Students can build a portfolio of micro-scholarships at Indiana State
University aims to help unlock accessibility to higher education by offering high school students micro-scholarships that reward taking small steps to college readiness.

Komen grant to support genetic counseling center
The grant will be used to fund Indiana State's Genetic Counseling Center at Union Hospital, which will open later this year and provide genetic testing to individuals who would not otherwise be able to receive these services.

Students grapple with solution for campus crow conundrum
Technology students devise a system of sound, light and a harmless dose of electrocution to chase crows from campus - and keep them away.

Terre Haute Children’s Choir to perform May 4
The Terre Haute Children's Choir's Spring Concert will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 on the Indiana State University campus in University Hall. Admission is free and refreshments will be served after the event.

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