Upcoming Events at ETSU

Lecture: ‘Head Injuries in Youth Sports’
Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m., Bristol Public Library, 701 Goode St., Bristol, Va.

Dr. Diana Heiman of ETSU Family Medicine Associates will speak on traumatic brain injuries related to playing sports.  Heiman is a sports medicine specialist who was the team doctor for numerous athletic teams, including the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun.  Her free lecture is part of the Health Education Series 2014 sponsored by the Bristol Public Library, ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol and Wellmont Health Systems.  Contact: Bristol Public Library, 276-821-6149.

Dig Days at the Gray Fossil Site
Saturdays through Sept. 27, ETSU and General Shale Natural History Museum (times below)

Adults and children ages 7 and up can enjoy a first-hand digging experience at the Gray Fossil Site and a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s Prep Lab to see fossils being cleaned and assembled.  The fee is $5 per person.  Will be cancelled in event of rain or thunder/lightning.  Participants advised to bring sunscreen, hats, bug spray and water.  Times are 10-11:30 a.m. on Aug. 23 and 30 and Sept. 13, and 2-3:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 and Sept. 6, 20 and 27.  Contact: Natural History Museum, 866-202-6223.

Book Review Group
Aug. 20, noon, Women’s Resource Center, 220 Campus Center Building
Members will meet to discuss “Return to Tradd Street” by Karen White.  New readers are always welcome, and participants may bring their lunch.  Contact: Women’s Resource Center, 439-5772.

‘Art of Visual Communication’
Aug. 20-Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Slocumb Galleries

This exhibit features work by graphic design alumni from the ETSU Department of Art and Design and is curated by graphic design faculty David Dixon and M. Wayne Dyer.  Pieces range from corporate designs for clients, such as product developments, poster ads and digital campaigns, to fine art, including typography and illustrations.  The exhibit reception will be held Sept. 9 from 5-7 p.m., and a corresponding ArtIFact lecture will be given Sept. 11 at 6 p.m.  Free.  Contact: Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, 483-3179 or contrera@etsu.edu.

Observatory Open House
Aug. 30, 8-10 p.m., Powell Observatory
ETSU Astronomer Dr. Beverly Smith will give a talk on “The Comet Hunters,” followed by an opportunity for visitors to view objects in the night sky through the observatory’s telescopes.  Free.  Will be cancelled in event of cloud cover.  Contact: Dr. Beverly Smith, 439-8418 or smithbj@etsu.edu.


direct edit