News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

March 21, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 12

In this Issue

Researchers Study Cancer Drug

A promising drug for treating pancreatic cancer — the type of cancer that has recently struck Apple CEO Steve Jobs and actor Patrick Swayze — is being studied by a team of Idaho State University researchers. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU Provost, Gary Olson will step down as provost at the end of his current contract on June 25 (read more...)

ISU English Professor Alan Johnson's book "Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement" will be released in April. (read more...)

News Bites

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for the position of Interim Vice President for Research (read more...)

All are invited to ISU Division of Health Sciences Research Day April 15 (read more...)

Sick Puppies, an Australian rock group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 25 in the Idaho State University Holt Arena (read more...)

ISU is continuing its "Be Advised" campaign to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising prior to registering for fall classes in April (read more...)

Spring is here and the Idaho Museum of Natural History will offer a series of Natural History Academy Classes for youth beginning March 30 (read more...)

"Focus on Children" is the theme of the Eastern Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) Early Childhood Conference April 1-2 (read more...)

The ISU "Season of Note" fine arts series will present Red Chamber: Secrets of Chinese Court, Passions of the West April 9 (read more...)

ISU Policies and Procedures Available On-Line (read more...)