News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

May 9, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 19

In this Issue

Sato Awarded Fulbright

Chikashi Sato, professor of environmental engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and do research at Tribhuvan University in Nepal. (read more...)

ISU's Economic Impact

The indirect and induced economic output from Idaho State University operations, employee, student and visitor spending is about $312 million annually. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

New members of staff council have been elected. (read more...)

John M. Batacan, PhD is among the first group to earn the certification as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). (read more...)

"Capacity Building for Simulation Sustainability" by Robin E. Pattillo, Beverly Hewett, Michael D. McCarthy and Deana Molinari was chosen as Clinical Simulation in Nursing's non-research article of the year. (read more...)

Several faculty members presented invited poster presentations at the American Dental Educators Annual Session Meeting in San Diego. (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State Department of Education has awarded the Department of Physics $116,611 through the Math Science Partnership program to support continuing education for Southeast Idaho elementary teachers. (read more...)

This year's open enrollment for the group medical, dental and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans will be held from May 11-27. (read more...)

The Anderson Gender Resource Center and the Idaho Department of Health and Human Service's Office on Women's Health will present the third annual Maternal Health and Resources Fair May 13 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (read more...)

Institute of Rural Health researchers and the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation are hosting a town hall meeting to discuss brain injury risks and prevention Wednesday, May 18. (read more...)

The Idaho State University's Department of Music's annual piano sale is May 14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (read more...)