News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

June 7, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 21

Faculty/Staff Updates

Kay Flowers will begin work at Bowling Green State University in July (read more...)

Cynthia Pemberton has been selected to participate in the Women in Leadership National Project (read more...)

Cathy R. Arvidson named a fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (read more...)

Rebecca Morrow invited to join Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education for a summer post-doctoral internship (read more...)

Philip Homan has received a Faculty Research Committee grant to support work on his biography of Kittie Wilkins (read more...)

News Bites

Chinese delegation tours ISU-Meridian Health Science Center (read more...)

The fourth annual Army Sgt. Blake Stephens Memorial Foosball Tournament is scheduled June 13 (read more...)

ISU's new Enterprise Resource Planning system received the IT Project Management Award (read more...)

A panel discussion on domestic violence and sexual assault is scheduled for June 17 (read more...)

The Department of Physics and the Idaho Museum of Natural History will host a Saturday Science presentation June 26 (read more...)

The College of Education and Dell are teaming up to provide a teacher-training model that improves student achievement (read more...)

College of Technology students brought home gold medals at a national conference in May (read more...)

Bannock County residents — the second half of 2009 property taxes are due June 20 (read more...)

Customer Service training and Respectful Workplace Workshops will be offered during the summer semester (read more...)

In this Issue

Researchers receive additional $1.4 million for prosthetic hand research

A multi-disciplinary group of Idaho State University researchers has received an additional $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a new type of prosthetic hand. (read more...)

University officials announced the appointment of four leadership positions

Linda Hatzenbuehler, current interim associate vice president for health education, will serve as interim head of the newly formed Division of Health Sciences; Kandi Turley-Ames, current associate vice president for academic affairs, will serve as interim dean of the newly formed College of Arts and Letters; and George Imel, current chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, will serve as the interim dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Laura Woodworth-Ney, current chair of the Department of History, will serve as associate vice president for academic affairs. (read more...)

Repairing Hockey’s Image

Four Idaho State University researchers found that by employing a combination of effective image repair tactics, product improvements, and new marketing, the National Hockey League has finally repaired the damage to its image caused by the 2004-05 lockout. (read more...)