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Monday, 02 October, 2017
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    On Monday, October 2nd beginning at 5:30 pm in Room 1103 Buzzard Hall Education Scholars and Student Education Association will host a presentation featuring Monica Genta from Mattoon Middle School.  Monica is an amazing teacher and speaker who offers professional development for teachers across the country.  She has just published her 2nd book for teachers (180 Days of Awesome: Celebrating Every Day of Education) in which she shares her ideas on how to improve teaching and learning.  She will share her experiences and ideas on how to make your classroom Awesome!  Her ideas are excellent for all grade levels and subjects. 

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | RSO Event
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Tuesday, 03 October, 2017
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    On Oct. 3 and 5, The Cafe will offer Harry Potter menu items for lunch! The Cafe is run by students in Eastern's Family and Consumer Sciences program, under the direction of Richard Wilkinson, professor. The cost is $5.50 (cash only, please). Menu TBA.

    This program is part of Booth Library’s fall exhibit and program series, “Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon.” The exhibit will be on display at the library from Sept. 14 through Dec. 31, 2017.

    For more information on this exhibit and program series, visit http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    All members of the Council on Graduate Studies will meet.

    Tags: Conferences/Meetings | Faculty | Graduate School
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    New semester, new beginnings, new friends!

    We hope that you join us at our weekly Tuesday meetings in Coleman Hall 2761 from 6-7pm. Returning members, new friends, and guests are all invited!

    Please join us and learn how you can help make Fall 2017 an awesome semester to be at the Asian American Association. 

    Tags: Asian American Association | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Minority Affairs | RSO Event
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    Dr. Michelle Nickerson of Loyola University Chicago will deliver the History Department's annual Barry D. Riccio Lecture. The title of her talk will be "The History of Our Populist Presidency: Traditions of Anti-Elitism in American Politics."

    The talk is October 3, 2017 at 7pm, Doudna Lecture Hall. Reception to follow. The public is invited.

    Tags: Academic Calendar | College of Arts and Humanities | Community | Current Students | Lectures/Seminars
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    Come to hear departments talk about majors, minors, careers, and other academic opportunities at EIU.  In addition to major departments, programs like Study Abroad, National Student Exchange, and internships will share information about getting involved in these activities.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Current Students
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Wednesday, 04 October, 2017
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    Interested in shadowing a professional throughout the day to see what the field is really like? Consider an Externship. Learn the benefits & how to find them. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
Thursday, 05 October, 2017
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    Get the most from your Android smart phone.


    Come learn from the professionals:
    • Settings - locate and change
    • Securing the device using basic, best practice protocols
    • Sending and viewing text messages, photo texts, and other attachments
    • Apps - what, where, how? (to remain secure or know when you aren't)

    All questions are welcome during the session!

    Register by 10/2/17

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
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    The Latino Heritage Month Event, "Stolen Education," a documentary screening and Q & A, will be presented by Dr. Bickfor, on Thursday, Oct. 5th at 2:00 PM in Buzzard Hall Room 1501.

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | Film Screening | Minority Affairs | Prospective Students
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    Writing consultants will facilitate a workshop on "APA In-Text Citations."

    Tags: Current Students | English Department | Writing Center
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    Learn how to look and act like a pro to employers in this interactive workshop. 
    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Participation is FREE for Panther TraCS members. Learn more and RSVP at: http://www.eiu.edu/careers/dine_dress_drink.php

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    The featured writer for today's Nancy Hennings Memorial Poetry Reading is John McCarthy, author of Ghost County, which was named a Best Poetry Book of 2016 by the Chicago Review of Books. Other readers include a writer from the Charleston/Mattoon area and a graduate student in creative writing from the English Department. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Avenue here in Charleston. For more information, feel free to contact Daiva Markelis at dmmarkelis@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | English Department | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    The featured poet is John McCarthy, author of Ghost County (MG Press, 2016), which was named a Best Poetry Book of 2016 by The Chicago Review of Books. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best New Poets 2015, Copper Nickel, Redivider, Sycamore Review, and Zone 3. Other readers will include a local writer from the Charleston/Mattoon community as well as a graduate student in creative writing from the English Department. 

    For those who have attended Hennings readings before, note that Bob's Bookstore has moved! 303 Lincoln Ave., much closer to campus.

    Tags: Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | College of Arts and Humanities | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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Friday, 06 October, 2017
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    The Graduate Student Advisory Council is open to any and all currently registered EIU graduate students. At the meetings, members discuss, review, and participate in any university decision that has a potential impact on the graduate student population. These meetings also help to facilitate the dialogue between graduate student, faculty, staff, and administrators here at EIU.

    Tags: Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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    Speaker: Joseph Vandehey (OSU)


    Title: Normality vs. Determinism


    For more details please visit https://www.eiu.edu/math/pdf/colloquium/Joseph%20Vandehey%20Oct%206%202017.pdf

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Mathematics and Computer Science | Prospective Students
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    Applications for the Robert and Kathryn Augustine Distinguished Master's Thesis Award and Midwest Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Thesis Nomination are due.

    Tags: Current Students | Faculty | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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    EIU College Thesis Award of Excellence submission is due.

    Tags: Current Students | Faculty | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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Saturday, 07 October, 2017
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    Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to free story times in the Ballenger Teachers Center of Booth Library.

    Story times are planned from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, and each will have a specific theme. The schedule is as follows:

    - Sept. 30, Latino Heritage: Dio de los Muertos, sponsored by Latino American Student Organization;

    - Oct. 7, Disability Awareness, sponsored by Sigma Rho Epsilon;

    - Oct. 28, Halloween, sponsored by the Student Reading Council;

    - Nov. 4, Rockin’ with the Rec Club, sponsored by the EIU Rec Club;

    - Nov. 11, We are Thankful, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi;

    - Dec. 2, Winter, sponsored by the Student Education Association.

    Programs will feature stories, crafts and activities. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    For more information about the Ballenger Teachers Center at Booth Library, visit http://www.library.eiu.edu/btc/ or call 581-8442.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty
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    Auditions for the student directed production of Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph will be held in the Globe Theatre at 5 PM on Saturday, October 7th.  

    All majors are welcome.  Be prepared to read from the script or bring a 1 minute monologue.  Callbacks will be held on October 8.  

    Performance dates: February 8-10 at 7:30 PM.

    Please note: this show includes adult language and situations, sexual content, as well as descriptions of violence and self-harm.

     

    Tags: Current Students | Theatre Arts Department
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    The Latino Heritage Month Event, "Vamos A Bailar" Dance sponsored by LASO (Latin American Student Organization) will be held on Saturday, October 7th at 6:30 PM in the Grand Ballroom of the MLK Union.

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Athletics | Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | Minority Affairs | Prospective Students
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Sunday, 08 October, 2017
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    Enjoy an evening of choral music presented by EIU Department of Music Choral Groups under the direction of Dr. Richard Rossi.

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Music Department | Prospective Students
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