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ISU Event Calendar, Feb. 17-March 6

Posted February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010

ISU Coming Events:

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at http://isubengals.cstv.com/. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620.

FEBRUARY

•Wednesday, February 17

ISU-Idaho Falls Career Fair: Meet Faculty and advisers to help determine your potential Major. Representatives will range from two year to graduate programs. Even will be held from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Bennion Student Union Building Second floor.

ISU and Shoshone Bannock Mural Unveiling: A keynote presentation by Larry EchoHawk, U.S. Department of Interior Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, is among the highlights of a photo mural unveiling and Memorandum of Agreement ceremony between the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Idaho State University scheduled Feb. 17. For more information on the MOA agreement, mural unveiling and traditional feast/ Powwow, contact the ISU Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at 282-4024, or Laverne Beech, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Director of Public Relations, at 478-3818.

Thursday through Saturday, February 18-20

• Theatre ISU Present “ISU Dance in Concert”: The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 282-3595.

Saturday, February 20

• Nationals Girls and Women in Sports Day: ISU will host a series of sport/activity clinics from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. Preregistration is open until Feb. 17. For more information, contact the ISU Department of Sport Science at 282-4852

Thursday, February 25

• LUNAFEST: LUNAFEST was established in 2000 by LUNA, the makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, to simultaneously promote women filmmakers, raise awareness for women’s issues, and support worthy women’s nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, contact the Anderson Gender Resource Center at 282-4673

Friday, February 26

The Art of Gender in Everyday Life VII: A multidisciplinary conference on gender issues in everyday life. Keynote speech by Dr. Lisa Diamond will occur at 8 p.m. For more information, contact the Anderson Gender Resource Center at 282-4673

ISU will host Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar: “The Value of Peer Support and Online Connections: TBI Survivors Network.” The Internet offers many opportunities for survivors and caregivers of traumatic brain injury or TBI.  Learn how this site and other peer support networks have enhanced the lives of survivors. Presenters are Craig Sicilia, behaviorist, TBI survivor, and advocate; and Penny Condoll, social worker, TBI advocate, and survivor.

ISU College of Pharmacy Annual Spaghetti Feed Raffle & Auction: The 2010 Spaghetti Feed Raffle & Auction will be held at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. Advance tickets are $5 per person or $15 for a family, regardless of size. Prices are double at the door. Tickets are available at (208) 282-4597 or sfra@pharmacy.isu.edu.

Thursday through Saturday, February 25-27

• Theatre ISU Present “ISU Dance in Concert”: The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 282-3595.

MARCH

Monday, March 1

• National Women’s History Month Art Exhibit: The opening reception begins at 7 p.m. in the transition gallery in the Pond Student Union Building. The exhibit will run through April 2. For more information, contact the Anderson Gender Resource Center at 282-4673

Wednesday, March 3 through Friday, March 5

• Frank Church Symposium: The Annual Frank Church Symposium, based on the belief that understanding different viewpoints strengthens and enhances our community, will be held across three days in early March. The topic for the 2010 symposium is the Middle East. For more information, view http://www.isu.edu/frankcurch/.

Thursday, March 4,

Idaho State Civic Symphony Concert: A Family Concert, open to all ages, will be performed at 7:00 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. Visit www.thesymphony.us or call Sue Parker at (208) 234-1587 for more information.

Saturday, March 6

• Solas with the Teton Chamber Orchestra: Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present the Celtic band Solas with the Teton Chamber Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L. E. and Thelma E. Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 282-3595.