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July 24, 2008


Designing online courses

Utah State's Kevin Reeve, repeat winner of the WebCT Exemplary Courses Award, will demonstrate how to build successful courses for distance learning Aug. 5 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 167 Scheman). Cost is $125 (includes lunch); registration is online through ISU's Continuing Education and Professional Development.

Poster presentation

The Program for Women in Science and Engineering will hold an awards program, poster presentation and reception for its summer interns July 25 (1-3 p.m., Molecular Biology auditorium and atrium). For more information, contact Mary Jordison, 4-0966,

Join the move-in crew

Faculty and staff are welcome to join the residence department's Move-in Crew Volunteer program. Participants can greet new students as they arrive on campus or help move items into their new homes. Shifts are available Aug. 19, 20 and 21. Volunteers receive a free T-shirt; register online. For more information, contact Roy Salcedo, 4-6299,

Body scanner training

Researchers interested in collaborating on projects using a 3-D body scanner are invited to a training session July 31 (8:30 a.m.-noon, 1073 or 1055 LeBaron). The department of apparel, educational studies and hospitality management is acquiring the scanner, which produces a true-to-scale 3-D body model within minutes after a 6-second scan. RSVP to For more information, contact Young-A Lee, 4-7826,

Research symposium

Undergraduate interns will present posters and technical demonstrations of their summer research projects Aug. 1 (1-4 p.m., Howe atrium). Six programs are represented, with 82 participants. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Laurie Fiegel, 4-4371,