Turning Titan - Next Steps
The IWU Bookstore, located in Hansen Student Center, will be open during orientation week to pick up your IWU apparel.
Directions to Shirk Center
Before you make your way to your residence hall to unpack, your first stop will be the Shirk Center to check in. (For GPS & map searches, the Shirk Center's street address is 302 E Emerson St, Bloomington, IL 61701)
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Turning Titan Schedule
Don't forget to download the Orientation Guidebook for the full schedule of orientation events.
• Nick Anderson '14 is providing updates of the Titan men's basketball trip to Costa Rica, through Aug. 16.
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• General Biology Lab Coordinator Nisa Blackmon presented a three-day, pre-conference workshop entitled, "Tab Construction and Folding Techniques for Enameled Forms," at the 2013 Biannual International Conference of The Enamelist Society in Covington, Ky., July 31 - Aug. 4. She presented two breakout sessions on the same topic during the conference.
Blackmon also presented this workshop in February to students in the Metal Program at the School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
• An interview with Professor of History Thomas Lutze was featured in a documentary, The Great Turning Point, which aired on Chinese national television (CCTV) and on Hebei provincial television in a series of segments in July. The film examines the history of the final three decisive years of China's revolutionary civil war, 1947-1949, through documentary photos, film footage, and interviews with surviving participants and historians, both Chinese and foreign.
A photo from the taping (scroll to the end of the page at http://www.hebtv.com/special/turning/ )
shows Lutze being interviewed, accompanied by two of his research assistants,
Kong Yelei '13 -- now beginning law school at Columbia University -- and Peng Siming '16.
• Matthew T. Dearing '00, co-producer of dynamic patterns theatre, announced the first production in a new Science at the Theatre Series, QED: A Play, depicting a day in the life of Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman.
> Find faculty publications and research and creative activity on the University website or Digital Commons @ IWU.
Friday, Aug. 16 - Monday, Aug. 19 -- International Student Orientation
Saturday, Aug. 17 - Monday, Aug. 19 -- MALANA Pre-Orientation
Saturday, Aug. 17 - Monday, Aug. 19 -- Engaging Diversity pre-orientation program
> Find more events on the Campus Calendar.
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