News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 26, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 17

Faculty/Staff Updates

Philip S. Nitse has been named dean of the Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University (read more...)

Six ISU faculty members were selected to present research at the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene in Glascow, Scotland (read more...)

Lauralee Zimmerly was awarded the 2010 Northwest District University Dance Educator of the Year (read more...)

Dr. Lyle Castle was the plenary speaker at a University of South Florida chemistry conference (read more...)

All are invited to a farewell reception for Scott Hughes and Vivian Golightly (read more...)

News Bites

Summer hours begin May 10 (read more...)

Renovation of Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building will begin about May 6 (read more...)

Everyone is invited to a Relay For Life barbecue fundraiser Wednesday April 28 (read more...)

The 2010 Idaho Condor Humanitarian Forum is set for May 6 (read more...)

Three clinical psychology graduate students will present their doctoral dissertations (read more...)

In this Issue

Blame It on the Weather, but Itís Probably Pollutants That Cause Northerners to Get More Prostate Cancer, Suggests ISU Study

The correlation between cold dry weather and an increased incidence of prostate cancer may be due to the effects of weather on pollutants, according to ISU researchers. (read more...)

Nine Honored with Professional Achievement Awards

Nine Idaho State University alumni representing seven colleges will be honored with Professional Achievement Awards at ISU commencement exercises on May 8 in Holt Arena. (read more...)

Idaho lawmakers appropriate $1 million for new dental clinic at Idaho State University- Meridian Health Science Center

The Idaho Legislature has adopted legislation that will provide $1 million for an advanced dental residency clinic in Meridian.

House Bill 711, which was recently signed by Gov. Otter, contains funding for construction at Idaho State Universityís new health science center in Meridian. (read more...)