American Health Policy Research Project – Blog series (2 of 4)

American Health Policy Research Project – Series

This special topic history course {HIST 313} looked at rules, regulations, policies and governmental functions and practices meant to reduce disease, promote health or to allow or promote the delivery of medical care. Students examined both public health policies and also policies that affect the provision of medical care, with a goal of understanding how the various complicated structures (physical, legal, political and professional) that the United States built in the past shape the American system of Health Care today. Each project relates to American health policies as they relate to women, as the presentations will be made available as part of Gender Studies’ Women’s History Month Colloquium events.

Each blog entry features posters created by the students. They are presented in the Library blog as a virtual poster session since in-person events are precluded under the strictures of Covid-19.

Teacher: Dr. Ruth Fairbanks {History Department; Gender Studies within the Multidisciplinary Studies Department}

School Nurses by Nina Wortman
Nurses During World War II by Bryan Leyden
Vietnam War Nurses and the VA by Madison Bannick

American Health Policy Research Project – Blog series (1 of 4)

American Health Policy Research Project – Series

This special topic history course {HIST 313} looked at rules, regulations, policies and governmental functions and practices meant to reduce disease, promote health or to allow or promote the delivery of medical care. Students examined both public health policies and also policies that affect the provision of medical care, with a goal of understanding how the various complicated structures (physical, legal, political and professional) that the United States built in the past shape the American system of Health Care today. Each project relates to American health policies as they relate to women, as the presentations will be made available as part of Gender Studies’ Women’s History Month Colloquium events.

Each blog entry features posters created by the students. They are presented in the Library blog as a virtual poster session since in-person events are precluded under the strictures of Covid-19.

Teacher: Dr. Ruth Fairbanks {History Department; Gender Studies within the Multidisciplinary Studies Department}

Dorothea Lynde Dix by Stephanie Somers
Dr. Joycelyn Elders by Hannah DeBlock
Birth Control {Margaret Sanger} by Kelly Nelson

 

Work here! Part Time Position in Library’s Public Services Department

Part Time Position in Public Services Posted to Hiring Site

The library recently posted one part-time, temporary Staff position, Public Services Assistant – Part Time, No Benefits, to the ISU hiring site. Applications will be accepted until February 22, 2021 at this direct link: https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/33330

Public Services Assistant – Part Time, No BenefitsSupervises Public Services area per schedule; conveys factual information in response to inquiries made by students, faculty, staff, nonaffiliated patrons, other ISU units, and other institutions. Responds to emergencies calmly and efficiently, exercises considerable judgment within established procedures and guidelines. Uses discretion, independent action and judgment to analyze facts, make decisions, and take action to maintain a safe library environment. In cooperation with other staff members, supervises and trains student staff, directs student assistants in tasks that support daily operations. Performs specialized library work in one or more library functions. Duties of this position are related to daily operations and include all aspects of public services tasks. Develops an increased knowledge of the library’s integrated online catalog. Seeks opportunities to enhance job skills. Communicates well in person, over the phone and via email. Possesses good interpersonal skills, including tact, courtesy and civility, in accordance with the library’s mission, vision and values. Interprets library policies and procedures and is able to communicate them to internal and external patrons. All activities of the position performed in support of the Circulation Department in consultation with and under the supervision of the Access Services Manager, Public Services Department.

  • Work Schedule: 8:00AM-1:30PM Monday-Friday
  • Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, no benefits, no overtime.

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Honors Capstone Presentations move from Library Events Area to Virtual

GH 401 Research Presentations

Due to courses transitioning online, GH401 students recorded 5-minute research presentations in lieu of the traditional Study Week poster session in Cunningham Memorial Library. They will be available to watch until Monday, 12/14. Information listed below includes student name, degree major/s, and thesis title with linked presentation.