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13th annual Bat Festival set for Sept. 21 at Indiana State University

Sponsored by the university’s Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation, the free event’s theme this year is “Always Hanging Out! The Busy Social Lives of Bats,” focusing on bat social networks and behaviors.
28-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

12th Annual Bat Festival set for Sept. 15 at Indiana State

The Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation hosts the annual event, which has both daytime and evening sessions. Themed "A Year in the Lives of Bats," the Bat Festival's daytime events will feature experts from Indiana State University...
7-Sep-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Deborah Curtis Inaugurated as 12th President of Indiana State

Curtis is the first woman — and second graduate, after third president William Wood Parsons — to lead the university. Earning a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction/secondary education from State in 1986 served as her professional launch pad.
13-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Indiana State Presidential Inauguration a Reminder of University’s Economic Impact

In addition to the university itself contributing nearly $400 million to the economy, 85 percent of State graduates remain in Indiana to work and raise their families.
10-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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North Carolina Taps State Bat Researchers to Study Gray Bats

The Center for Bat Research, Outreach and Conservation at Indiana State University has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the N.C. Department of Transportation for a three-year study into the distribution
27-Mar-2018 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Intelligence Analysis Program Addresses Growing Industry Need

Indiana State University's department of criminology and criminal justice will officially launch its new program in intelligence analysis as early as 2019.
2-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Busting Bat Myths Is Theme of Festival Set for Sept. 16

Indiana State University’s Center for Bat Research, Outreach and Conservation will "bust bat myths" when it hosts the 11th annual Indiana Bat Festival on Sept. 16. The festival, held on Indiana State’s campus and Dobbs Park, will include talks...
8-Sep-2017 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gala to Benefit State Works Scholarship Program

The cost of a college education came with sticker shock for Nuri Rodriguez and she knew she needed to address it from the start of her freshmen year at Indiana State University.
21-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lone Wolf Terrorists Target Police More, but Attacks Not More Frequent

Lone wolf terrorist attacks are not on the rise as popular culture might lead one to believe — but the attacks are more personal, use high-velocity firearms and targeting military and police.
18-Sep-2014 9:05 AM EDT

Beware ‘Homegrown' Jihadists, Terrorism Expert Says

The greatest threat for retaliation in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death comes from "homegrown" jihadists rather than "Al-Quaida Central," ISU criminology professor Mark Hamm said.
3-May-2011 1:30 PM EDT

Iraq Must Address Void Created by Exodus of Middle Class, Professionals

Bassam Yousif, associate professor of economics at Indiana State University, grew up in Iraq until he emigrated to the United Kingdom when he was 14. He says for conditions in Iraq to improve, the nation must address the void left from millions of...
3-Mar-2011 1:15 PM EST

Prof Predicts Republicans to Gain Control of 11 State Legislative Chambers

An Indiana State University professor who has accurately predicted elections in 2006 and 2008, has forecasted that Republicans will gain control of 11 state legislative chambers in this year’s elections.
14-Sep-2010 10:50 AM EDT

Professor Gives Tips on Handling Cyberbullying, Sexting

Parents should be more involved in their children’s online activities and know what to do if their child is being bullied in cyberspace or engaging in sexting.
17-Aug-2010 11:00 AM EDT

Professor Tells New Tales About Mark Twain

Pulitzer-prize nominee and ISU Professor of English Michael Shelden has released a fourth biography. After spending years interviewing celebrities, Shelden returned to writing the sorts of stories he enjoys most.
26-Jan-2010 3:40 PM EST

Professor Uses H1N1 as a Teaching Tool

A suspected case of H1N1 reported on the ISU campus this week led one professor to alter the curriculum of her class on communicable diseases. Students are now working to educate the campus about the disease.
10-Sep-2009 3:00 PM EDT

Political Science Expert Available for Vice Presidential Announcement

An Indiana State University political science professor is available for comment on the naming of a running mate for the presumptive presidential nominees.
21-Aug-2008 12:05 PM EDT

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