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Library sets Authors and Artists Reception

February 13, 2014


Indiana State University's Cunningham Memorial library will host the 29th Authors and Artists Reception for Indiana State faculty, staff, and students who have written or artistic material achievements. This is the only campus event to celebrate scholarship and creativity in this manner.

Indiana State faculty and emeriti who published or created artistic works in 2013 will be honored during the Feb. 26 event. The reception in the Library Events Area will begin at 3 p.m. with light refreshments. Jack Turman, dean of the College of Nursing, Health and Human Services, will deliver the keynote address at 3:30 p.m. followed by individual recognitions, introduced by library academic department liaisons from Reference/Instruction.The Bakerman Student Research Awards will also be presented at the event. The Bakerman Awards recognize one undergraduate student and one graduate student who have shown excellence through a written research paper for class during the spring, summer, or fall semester of the previous year. Cunningham Memorial Library resources must have been used in the research paper for students to qualify for the award. The undergraduate winner will receive a $1,000 award while the graduate winner will receive a $1,500 award.

Contact: Dara Middleton, events coordinator, Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University, 812-237-2560 or