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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Campus Updates and ISU in the News

Web Editors group first meeting Thursday (Aug. 21)
The first meeting of the Web Editors group for the 2014-15 academic year will take place on Thursday, Aug, 21, at HMSU 421 from 11 a.m.-noon.

Parking restrictions for Color Run
Parking will not be allowed on Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Streets from Cherry Street to Tippecanoe Street, as well as Larry Bird, Spruce and Chestnut streets from 6 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 23.

Faculty and staff invited to University Club Open House on Friday
Faculty and staff are invited to the University Club Open House Friday, Aug. 22, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hulman Memorial Student Union, 9th Floor.

Volunteers needed for Downtown Terre Haute Block Party
Volunteers are needed for all two-hour shifts during the Aug. 23 block party. The event will be 1 p.m.-midnight and will span five blocks along Wabash Avenue.

Sycamore Express offices offering extended hours
Sycamore Express Offices will be open extended hours Aug. 18-21 to assist students during the first week of class.

Career Center open house Aug. 21 (Thursday) for faculty and staff
Faculty and staff are invited to the Career Center open house 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 21 (Thursday).

A SURE thing
Some Sycamores get an introduction to research each year as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. Andrew Beaven, ‘11, did and went on to work with collaborators at the prestigious National Institute of Health.

Retirement reception planned for Rita Hendrix
The retirement reception for Rita Hendrix, administrative assistant, Department of Accounting, Finance, Insurance and Risk Management, will be 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Federal Hall courtroom.

New rec sports building, Group X schedules begin today (Wednesday)
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Indiana State to hold campus-wide auditions for "The Color Purple"
Campus wide auditions will be held (and open to current university faculty, staff and students) at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25.


Athlete-turned-farmer to headline regional sustainability event
The Institute for Community Sustainability is hosting the the Mid-America Prosperity and Security (MAPS) Conference on Sept. 12. The event is free, but registration is required by Sept. 8.

Artisan Trail presents exhibition at Clabber Girl
The Rivers & Roads Artisan Trail recognizes the work of six artists in a month-long exhibiton that began Aug. 1 at the Clabber Girl Art Gallery in Terre Haute.

Look ma, no books! Pilot project saves students money
More than 700 Indiana State University students have participated in a pilot program in which faculty members forgo textbooks in favor of open-educational, or open-access, resources, saving an estimated $90,000.

Air Force ROTC detachment boasts high GPA
Cadets in the detachment are students at Indiana State and DePauw universities and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Sign up, rehearsal for Masterworks Chorale set for Aug. 25
The ensemble is open to the public and students and will be performing large-scale choral works, both classic and contemporary.


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