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ISU events, March 4-28

Posted March 3, 2008

ISU Coming Events:

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site www.isu.edu/calendar_news.shtml. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at http://isubengals.cstv.com/. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620.

March

Tuesday, March 4

• Gender Book Club Meeting: “The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help” by Kate Jackson. Meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street Coffee and News. This meeting is open to men and women.  Participants must bring their own copy of the book. For more information, call 282-5266.

Wednesday, March 5

• Idaho State Civic Symphony Children’s Concert: This daytime performance will be in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.  For more information, call 234-1587.

Wednesday, March 5

• Eighth Annual Women and Work Conference: Sponsored by the ISU Center for New Directions, the conference will run all day. For information, call 282-2454.

Thursday, March 6

• A Season of Note: Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Number one record-selling group from Africa will perform in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the Stephens Performing Arts Center box office.  For information, call 282-3595.

Thursday, March 6 through Saturday, March 8

• Theatre/Dance ISU presents “Sleuth” by Anthony Schaffer: Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in James E. and Beverly Rogers Black Box Theatre. For tickets and information, contact the Stephens Performing Arts Center box office at 282-2805.

Tuesday, March 11

• 2008 National Economics Challenge, Idaho State competition: This event is for high school students. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and event is from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in ISU’s Pond Student Union Building Wood River room. For more information, call Janaan Haskell at 282-2359.

Wednesday, March 12 through Friday, March 15

• National Conference on Environmental History: To be held at Boise Center on the Grove. Register at http:/printing.boisestate.edu/aseh. Reduced fees available for registration before Feb. 15. For more information, contact Kevin Marsh at 282-2877.

Wednesday, March 12

• Chemical, Biological and Natural Disaster Training: “Psychological Effects of Bioterrorism in a Healthcare Setting” presented by LTC Ross Pastel, PhD. From 1 to 3 p.m. at ISU’s Oboler Library, room VA 117, and various locations throughout Idaho. Pre-registration is required. For more information call 282-4436.

Friday, March 14

• ISU’s Graduate Student Council - 2nd Friday: 2nd Fridays are hosted by graduate students for graduate students. Meeting is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Idaho Falls, CHE Building, room 310. For more information, contact Michael Livingston at livimich@isu.edu or Cynthia Pemberton at pembcynt@isu.edu.

Wednesday, March 19

Chemical, Biological and Natural Disaster Training: “Preparing Your Practice for a Disaster and Emergency Event” presented by David N. Gans, VP, Practice management resources, MGM. From 1 to 3 p.m. at ISU’s Oboler Library, room VA 117, and various locations throughout Idaho. Pre-registration is required. For more information call 282-4436.

Wednesday, March 19

• Singer/Songwriter Gary Eller to present “Historically Based Songs of Southern Idaho”: Presentation is free of charge and begins at 7 p.m. in ISU’s Pond Student Union Building, Salmon River Room. For more information, contact Jennifer Attebery at 282-2531 or Kevin Marsh at 282-2877.

Thursday, March 20 and Friday, March 21

• ISU Health Fair sponsored by ISU Kasiska College of Health Professions: Fair will feature free health screening tests and educational booths. Event will take place in the ISU Pond Student Union Building from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Optional services will be available for a small fee. For more information or to volunteer, call 282-3107.

Saturday, March 22

• A Season of Note: Golden Dragon Acrobats: Acrobats from Hebei, China will perform to traditional Chinese music in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the Stephens Performing Arts Center box office.  For information, call 282-3595.

Monday, March 24, to Friday, March 28

• Spring Break: No classes.