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Alternate sites announced for viewing ISU Reading Project lecturer Temple Grandin on March 9

March 7, 2011
ISU Marketing and Communications

Alternate sites for viewing and seating procedures for reserved ticket holders have been announced for Temple Grandin’s sold-out Idaho State University Reading Project lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

People with reserved tickets may begin entering the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at 6:15 p.m. They must be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. or the unfilled seats will be filled with people in the waiting area.

If people without reserved tickets would like to wait for any available, unfilled seats at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, they should arrive by 6:15 p.m. on March 9. If there are unused tickets and/or unfilled seats by 6:45, they will be allowed to fill those seats in the order they arrived in the waiting area at the Stephens Center.

Live remote broadcasts will take place in Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and Meridian.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Remote site locations are:

• Pocatello:  Pond Student Union Wood River Room and Oboler library B3G;

• Idaho Falls: Tingey Administration Building auditorium and CHE 303, 313, and 314;

• Twin Falls:  CSI Health Sciences Building HSHS Room 151; and • Meridian: Distance learning classrooms 508 and 697 This event is sponsored by the ISU Reading Project.

The ISU Reading Project consists of a series of events geared toward encouraging interest, discussion and debate between readers.  This year the novel, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon, winner of the 2004 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book, was chosen by the committee. 

Temple Grandin was born with autism and has been an advocate for early intervention based on her own personal experience for many years.  As a strong believer in neurodiversity, Grandin embraces her autism and has become a role model for younger generations.

For more information visit or call 208-282-3595.




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