News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 23, 2009 — Vol. 25 No. 38

Faculty/Staff Updates

All are welcome to wish Dr. Jim Aho well in his retirement at a celebration in his honor Dec. 9 (read more...)

News Bites

A holiday benefit dinner for Haven Shelter in Idaho Falls is scheduled for Dec. 4 (read more...)

University Bookstore and University Place Bookstore invite all faculty and staff to a special appreciation event Dec. 4 (read more...)

The Idaho Small Business Development Center and the City of Pocatello are sponsoring a two-hour workshop for businesses seeking to establish drug-free workplace programs on Dec. 2 (read more...)

ISU faculty, students and Idaho health care partners are invited to Research Day scheduled for April 9 (read more...)

In this Issue

The 40th anniversary issue of Rendezvous, the ISU Journal of Arts and Sciences is now available for the public

Idaho State Universityís new issue of Rendezvous is a great read, through 40 years of Idaho and regional history, politics and literature. The volume has just been released and is available from several local bookstores. (read more...)

ISUís "A Season of Note" will present "A Rockapella Holiday" on Dec. 8

"A Rockapella Holiday" features five guys, with no instruments, presenting "jaw-dropping vocal dexterity" that the New York Post calls "pure magical talent." Audience members may recognize Rockapella from the theme song they produced "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" These vocalists are one of the hottest acapella groups on tour today. The evening will include popular holiday songs, rock solid harmonies, passionate arrangements and boundless enthusiasm on stage and in the audience. (read more...)

Note: News and Notes will not publish Dec. 1 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Publication will resume Dec. 8. If you have items that require more immediate publication, you can use the bulletin board form.