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Idaho State University coming events: Oct. 21-Nov. 4

October 24, 2011
ISU Marketing and Communications

ISU Coming Events: October 21-November 4

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 (208) 282-3620.

Friday, October 21

·       Reading skills, speed reading programs for children and adults to be offered in Pocatello: The Idaho State University Division of Continuing Education and instructors from the Institute of Reading Development will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults beginning Nov. 5 in Pocatello. The classes will be held weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at the ISU Continuing Education Building located at 1001 N. Seventh Ave. Each session lasts approximately two hours. Programs will be offered based on age groups over the course of five weeks. Tuition and materials fees vary by program level. For more information or to register call 1-800-451-1263 Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. or visithttp://www.isu.edu/conteduc/reading/.

Friday, October 21

·      Idaho State University to offer Massage Therapy Clinic: The Idaho State University Massage Therapy Clinic is taking requests for appointments in the student clinic. The massage therapy student clinic will open Tuesday, Oct. 18, and will be open on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Appointments are available at 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. The cost for a one-hour session is $20 and payable by cash or check only. 24-hour notice of cancellation is requested and clients are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled time. The massage therapy student clinic is located in the Owen Complex on the ISU campus with parking behind the building near the ramp entrance. For more information or to schedule an appointment visit www.isu.edu/ctech/massagetherapy/schedule.shtml or leave a message at (208) 282-2988. 

Friday, October 21

·      Call for submissions for Exhibit: The Women's History Month Committee at Idaho State University is calling for submissions for "Mama Said: The Artworks and Artifacts of Wise Women" to be on exhibit at the Transition Gallery on the ISU campus Feb. 27 – March 10 in recognition of National Women's History Month. A formal call for artists can be found at http://www.isu.edu/andersoncenter. The submission deadline is Jan. 9. For further information contact the Anderson Center at (208) 282-2805 or email gndrctr@isu.edu.

Saturday, October 22

·      Physics Students to host Punk'n Chuck and Egg Launch competition: The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students will host a Punk'n Chuck and Egg Launch competition on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Idaho Accelerator Center Airport Facility. The facility is located on West Fortress Road, just south of the Pocatello Airport, and north of I-86, just a few hundred yards northwest of Exit 56. Teams from elementary through high school, as well as teams from BYU-Idaho and ISU will compete for trophies using the catapults they have built.Elementary and middle school teams will fling eggs, and high school and university teams will fling pumpkins. Spectators are welcome. For more information, Contact Steve Shropshire at (208) 282-2212 or shropshi@physics.isu.edu.

Tuesday, October 25

·      ISU Davis Gallery to show War in Society Series: The John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at Idaho State University will participate in the War in Society series of events Oct. 25 – Nov. 18. The exhibition, "Drawing Inward: German Surrealist Richard Oelze," will begin the series, with an opening reception on Oct. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. This exhibition is on loan from the University Art Museum of Colorado State University. The John B. Davis Gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.isu.edu/art/galleries.shtml or contact Amy Jo Popa at (208) 282-3341.

Wednesday, October 26

·       ISU Anderson Center to host third month podcast and discussion luncheon: The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, through a grant from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, is hosting a series of podcast luncheons this academic year, with the next one set Oct. 26 with the title "Hot Chastity." This podcast, the third in the series, will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Bengal Cafe in the Pond Student Union on the ISU Pocatello campus. The event is free and open to all. Jennifer L. Seaich, who is the director of the ISU Campus Ministry, St John's Catholic Student Center, will be facilitating the discussion and share stories from her years working with students at ISU. For questions or more information about the event, please contact the Anderson Center at (208) 282-2805.

Friday, October 28

·       Second Annual Experience College Day: Idaho State University Disability Services will host the second annual Experience College Day from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Salmon River Suite in the Pond Student Union. This event exposes high school students with all forms of disabilities to college admissions and success in higher education. Representatives from southeast Idaho school districts, the Idaho Department of Labor and the Idaho Department of Education will also be present for this event, sponsored by the Bannock Civitans. For more information contact Disability Services at (208) 282-3599.

Saturday, October 29

·       Metropolitan National Council Auditions: The Metropolitan National Council Auditions for the Eastern Washington, Idaho, Montana District will occur from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Students who previously registered will be performing for the auditions. Tickets are general admission and available for $8 for adults and $4 for pre-college students. No children under six will be admitted. For more information contact the Department of Music at (208) 282-3636.

Saturday, October 29

·       Idaho State University Haunted Science Laboratory: The ISU Haunted Science Laboratory will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29, in the Ballard Building on 1999 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello. There will be science exhibits on light, reflection, refraction, illusions, electricity, lasers, holograms, phosphorescence and much more. The ISU Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club, the ISU Health Physics Club, and the ISU Department of Physics are sponsoring the lab. There will be an entrance fee of $3 per person, or $7 per family (limit 6).  These fees can be reduced by $2 with a donation of a new toy in its original packaging for the Salvation Army Secret Santa program.

Tuesday, November 1

·       Call for papers for Art of Gender Conference abstract deadline: The Art of Gender in Everyday Life IX conference will take place at Idaho State University on March 7-9 and its organizers are making a formal call for papers. Abstracts must be postmarked by Nov. 1. A formal call for papers, an announcement of our student paper competition, and a registration form can be found on the website www.isu.edu/andersoncenter. For more information, contact Rebecca Morrow at (208) 282-2805.

Thursday, November 3

·      Season of Note to present Paul Revere and The Raiders: Idaho State University "Season of Note" to present Paul Revere and The Raiders at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are $30 for the main floor and $26 for the balcony. Tickets may be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, by phone at (208) 282-3595 or online at www.isu.edu/tickets.

Thursday, November 3

·      ISU Anderson Center to host film screening "The Education of Shelby Knox": The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, through a grant from the Department of Health and Welfare, is inviting the public to a free film screening, followed by a panel discussion on the topic of sex education in high schools. The screening and discussion will be held Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Rendezvous Suites A, B and C on the ISU campus. The event is free and open to all. For questions or more information about the event, please contact the Anderson Center at (208) 282-2805. For more information on the film, visit http://shelbyknox.com/the-film.




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