News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 21, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 8

Frank Church Symposium Celebrates 40th Year

Frank Church

Idaho State University's 40th anniversary of the annual Frank Church Symposium running March 2-4 will be on the theme of "Life Beyond the Border: Canada, U.S., and Mexico."

Topics and issues covered will include immigration, environmental problems and concerns, people, trade concerns, drugs, arms, transportation development, current health issues, people and cultures of the three countries, military organization and involvement, and education.

The International Affairs Council, an Idaho State University student organization funded by the Associated Students of ISU, will host the symposium.

The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Pond Student Union. Below is the schedule:

This year's symposium includes lectures and panel discussions on various topics all focusing on current events and issues facing Canada, Mexico and United States.

For more information on the symposium contact the ISU International Studies Office at 208-282-3043 or visit the International Affairs Council website at The website with be updated with scheduling updates, biographies on speakers and participants, and the list of sponsors.