Posted February 25, 2011
ISU Coming Events, Feb. 25- March 9
The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.
Friday, Feb. 25
· PPSA 18th Annual Spaghetti Feed, Raffle and Auction: Presented by the “Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance,” this event provide a spaghetti dinner prepared by ISU College of Pharmacy faculty and students. Twenty-five percent of the auction and raffle proceeds are donated to The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Idaho. It is located in the Ballroom of the Pond Student Union from 6-9 p.m. For more information visit pharmacy.isu.edu/live/sfra/.
Saturday, Feb. 26
· Miniature Golf in ISU Oboler Library: The ISU Oboler Library is hosting an 18-hole miniature golf fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The course covers three of the library’s floors and anybody is invited to try their luck. Individual tickets are $5 while family tickets are $20. Prizes will be awarded for lowest scores in several categories. Advance tee time sign ups are available by calling 282-3248. For more information visit www.isu.edu/library/friends/minigolf.htm.
Wednesday, March 2
· Idaho State Civic Symphony: Peanuts Piano Mischief! Family Concert: This concert features pianist Rich Ridenour and is located in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information call the Symphony Office at 234-1587 or visit www.thesymphony.us.
Wednesday, March 2-4
· Frank Church Symposium on International Affairs: “Life Beyond the Border: Canada, U.S. and Mexico: Idaho State University’s 40th anniversary of the annual Frank Church Symposium will be running March 2-4 in the ISU Pond Student Union. The keynote address “Community in Crisis: How a City Destroyed Itself” will be given by Tony Payan on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. Panels and lectures run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Friday. For more schedule information contact the ISU International Studies Office at 208-282-3043 or visit the International Affairs Council website at http://www.isuiac.blogspot.com/.
Thursday, March 3-5
· Transitions: Dance ISU in concert: Celebrate this exciting year of transition for Dance at ISU with faculty, guest choreographers and student performers who will entertain with original and thought-provoking dance works that showcase the talents of Dance ISU. This event starts at 7:30 p.m. and is located in the Bilyeu Theatre of Frazier Hall. For ticket information contact the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office at 282-3595.
Friday, March 4
· ISU Bands Concert: Enjoy a night of music at the Jensen Grand Concert Hall located in the Stephens Performing Arts Center from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for precollege and free for ISU students. For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.
Saturday, March 5
· ISU Spring Choir Concert- all choirs: The ISU Women’s Choir, Concert Choir, and Chamber choirs will perform in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall located in the Stephens Performing Arts Center from 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for precollege and free for ISU students. For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.
Monday, March 7
· Opening Reception: Forgotten Feminisms: In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the ISU Transition Gallery will display “Forgotten Feminisms” from March 7 to March 25. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8
· National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Day: Yesterday screening and discussion: This special event for young women and girls will be located in the Salmon River Suite in the ISU Pond Student Union at 7 p.m. The evening event will consist of two parts and will be supplemented by public service announcements. A film screening will be followed by an open panel discussion lead by local HIV/AIDS educators and experts Dr. Rick Pongratz, Lisa Meyerhoffer, and Elizabeth Kusko. During the panel, attendees will learn about HIV/AIDS within their communities, prevention and protection strategies, personal risk factors, what to expect when receiving various kinds of tests and discovering one’s HIV/AIDS status, and overall healthy lifestyle skills. This event is free and open to the general public.
· Universal Design and Technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Idaho State University and PEPNet-West present a workshop discussing effective services, techniques and the best practices for interactions with deaf and hard of hearing students and technology. It is located in the Clearwater Room of the ISU Pond Student Union from 4 to 6 p.m. The workshop is for teachers, coordinators, directors, interpreters, parents and community members and is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Robert Wood at 282-3599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 9
· ISU Reading Project Keynote Speaker: Temple Grandin: Named as one of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People in the World in 2010, Temple Grandin will speak in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at 7 p.m. about her unique life story and fascinating research. Distance broadcast will be available and there will be additional colloquiums at the College of Education and the Department of Life Sciences. For more information visit. www.isu.edu/stephens/.
· Women and Work Conference: The annual Women and Work Conference, sponsored by ISU Center for New Directions, will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union and will provide information for high school and community women about employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Registration is $20 for community women and $10 for students. Lunch with be provided and scholarships are available. For more information call 282-2454 or visit www.isu.edu/cnd/.