Retirement Reception: David Vancil

A retirement reception in honor of Dr. David Vancil, Library Special Collections Department Chair, will be held on Dec. 15, in the Library Events Area, from 3- 5 pm. A brief program will take place beginning at 3:30.

ISU campus literary event today, December 2

“Creative Writing: From the Center,” featuring Lynda Cox and Jeanette Robles reading their own work, will take place today at 3:30 p.m. in Root Hall A264. Please come at 3 p.m. for coffee and refreshments. The reading is sponsored by the Department of English.

Impact of Violence and Abuse on Campus: Implications for both Female and Male Students

MONDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2PM – 3:15PM, in Library Events area, organized by the Econ 353 (Gender and Economics) class, with Dr. Debra Israel.

Panelists include:

  • Susan Hall, Executive Director, Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc.
  • Sgt. Jacque Smith, ISU Public Safety
  • Monique Parks, Graduate Assistant, Office of Affirmative Action

Topics covered will include domestic abuse, sexual assault, and sexual harassment with a focus on the impact of these problems for students at ISU.

Events elsewhere: Indianapolis Youth Literature Conference

Saturday, January 11, 2011 at Central Library, Indianapolis Marion County Public Library


For librarians, school library media specialists, and other adults who are interested in children’s and young adult literature. 

Scheduled authors: Brian Pinkney, Andrea Davis Pinkney, Patricia McCormick

Info source: Kids Ink Childrens Bookstore, 5619 N. Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208  (317) 255-2598

Campus “Take Back the Night” events: November 30

The “Take Back the Night” rally and march to speak out against sexual and domestic violence is coming up! On Tuesday, Nov. 30, there will be a speaker in the Library Events area at 3:30 p.m. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. there will be a resource fair and rally at Dede I, and the march will follow.

There are many ways to get involved prior to the event. You can donate to CODA’s 365 campaign, where a donation of $3.65 will help shelter a woman suffering from domestic violence. You can also bring donations of feminine products, paper towels, and other items to the General Education Department in Rhoads Hall.

If you would like to purchase a t-shirt, short-sleeved shirts are $10, long-sleeved shirts are $12 and hoodies are $20. To pre-order shirts, bring money to the General Education Department in Rhoads Hall, or contact Dr. Linda Maule at or call 237-3940.