News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 28, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 9

Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU Cares "Spot" Award Winners for January (read more...)

News Bites

The 40th anniversary of the annual Frank Church Symposium will be on the theme of "Life Beyond the Border: Canada, U.S., and Mexico" (read more...)

The Wind Ensemble and Concert Band is performing its first concert of the semester March 4 (read more...)

The Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for a free suicide prevention training in Lewiston in March (read more...)

Award-winning Wyoming author Ken Thomasma will highlight the 25th annual Bellon Visiting Author Series scheduled March 7-9 (read more...)

Opening receptions to be held at both the Transition and Mind's Eye galleries on March 7 (read more...)

ISU-Meridian has a new set of wheels, thanks to the El Korah Shriners in Boise (read more...)

The Student Success Center is offering GRE preparation sessions (read more...)

In this Issue

Researchers study duration of droughts, wet periods in Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest could be entering a period of generally drier climate where the duration of cycles between wetter versus drier conditions last 60 to 100 years, is an implication of a new study that has analyzed the region's weather patterns from the last 6,000 years. (read more...)

Theatre/Dance ISU Presents "Transitions: Dance ISU In Concert"

Theatre/Dance ISU will present "Transitions: Dance ISU in Concert," billed as a compelling evening of diverse dance works March 3-5 in Frazier Hall's Diane and Chick Bilyeu Theatre. (read more...)