Right-brainers rule the future?

“A whole new mind: Why right-brainers will rule the future” is the next Faculty Development book talk event. Daniel Pink’s New York Times and Business Week Bestseller is sure to create a lively discussion for students and faculty alike. Join us on 11-11-09 at 12:00 in CMU 227. Chris Malone from the Psychology Department and Alison Turen from the Counseling Center will lead the discussion. Free books as always–email Steve Grineski and agree to attend the event.

Library Children’s Book Sale Nov. 4-5

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 and Thursday, Nov. 5, the Library will be selling children’s picture books appropriate for preschoolers through 6th graders. All books were published in 2008 and are in excellent condition. The sale will be held in the Library Circulation lobby from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Books will be bargained price at $6.00 each or two for $10.00. Proceeds from the sale will help support the Library’s Comstock Reading Aloud Initiative. For further information, contact Korella Selzler (selzler@mnstate.edu).

Red River Women’s Studies Conference Nov. 6

The Women’s Studies program hosts the 9th Annual Red River Women’s Studies Conference on Friday, November 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CMU. The conference focuses on topics related to women, gender and feminism, presented by faculty, students and community members. The keynote speaker is Dr. Cynthia Norton on “Intersections of Science and Gender: Possibilities for Collaboration and Transformation.” The conference is free for students and includes lunch with registration. For more info and registration go to http://www.mnstate.edu/women/RRWSC.cfm