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ISU Today
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Announcements

Eye on Diversity film series begins with Mickey Mouse Monopoly
The Office of Diversity invites you to Mickey Mouse Monopoly today from 7-9 p.m. in Dede II.

Congressional forum event
The American Democracy Project is sponsoring a Congressional Forum featuring candidates for the upcoming election on Sept. 18 (Thursday) at 7p.m. The event will take place in the Magna Carta room in Federal Hall.

CSRC funds available for students to travel
The Center for Student Research and Creativity (CSRC) has funds available to support student travel to conduct research (including international travel) and to present research at conferences.

Library extravaganza tomorrow
Everyone is invited to attend the Library’s biggest event: Extravaganza 2014 is Sept. 18 (Thursday) from 10a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free pizza and soda.

Sycamore Mile run on Thursday
Joey Wells, head women's basketball coach at ISU, is hosting the 1st annual Sycamore Mile to promote health and fitness on Sept. 18 (tomorrow).

Pizza and Politics
The American Democracy Project will be hosting our first Pizza and Politics event of the year in honor of Constitution Day, Sept. 17 (Wednesday).

Essay contest for students
United Campus Ministries and ISU’s University College are co-sponsoring an essay contest in conjunction with the campus visit of Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Library administrative offices closed tomorrow
On Sept. 18 (Thursday) the Library Administrative offices will be closed. All public service areas will remain open.

Ever wonder if the car you drive "fits" you?
ISU Occupational Therapy Program is set to host CarFit, http://www.car-fit.org, on Friday, Oct. 10.

Confucious Says!
Asian Pacific Islander Council invites you to learn more about the life and thought this revered Chinese philosopher, beyond his well-known aphorisms, as Dr. Karen Liu speaks on “CONFUCIUS, Wednesday, Sept.17 at 3:00 p.m. in Holmstedt Hall, Room 116.

University Club Dinner Friday, Sept. 26
Join the University Club on Friday, Sept. 26 for Asian Fusion. Reservation deadline is Sept. 23.

Newsroom

9/11 survivor speaks at remembrance event, inspires younger audience
Leeky Behrman survived the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

Artisan trail hosts first traveling exhibition at Rockville library
Rivers and Roads Artisan Trail has announced a traveling exhibiton featuring the work of six Wabash Valley artisans. The exhibit is set for Sept. 22 through Oct. 19 at the Rockville Public Library.

Technology students to represent Indiana State in inaugural UAF Hackathon sponsored by Microsoft
Indiana State University is one of 25 colleges competing in the inaugural United Athletes Foundation Hackathon sponsored by Microsoft to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at historically black colleges and universities.

John Spicknall's Jazz Piano Trio to perform Sept. 21
The group consists of pianist John Spicknall, bassist Joe Deal and drummer John DiCenso. The program is free and open to the public.

What do you want to accomplish before you die?
Theater department to present "33 variations," a play about passion and the fulfillment of life, Oct. 16-Oct. 19.

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ISU vs Tennessee Tech
Sycamores defeat Tennessee Tech 49-14 in the team's home opener at Memorial Stadium.

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