News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

May 16, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 20

In this Issue

Pemberton Awarded Fulbright

Cynthia Pemberton has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to teach at the University of Malta, in Misida, Republic of Malta, for the 2011-12 academic year. (read more...)

Hansen Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Professor Richard Hansen's research on the Maya civilization in Guatemala's Mirador Basin is featured as the cover story of the May issue of Smithsonian magazine. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Jeff Meldrum, associate professor of anatomy and anthropology, was interviewed for a feature on the "Daily Planet" (read more...)

Geosciences research professor Nancy Glenn and remote sensing specialist Luke Spaete recently traveled to Sydney, Australia to present a LiDAR workshop at the International Symposium of Remote Sensing of the Environment (read more...)

Gene Stuffle has been appointed executive director of the Idaho Academy of Science (read more...)

Shandra Helman and Michael Helman, faculty members of the School of Performing Arts, recently completed the inaugural concert tour of the newly formed chamber group Ensemble: Périphérie (read more...)

College of Technology Admissions Counselor Scott Jepsen is retiring (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University graduated a record number of students from its Treasure Valley programs May 9 (read more...)

TIAA-CREF Representative Greg Finch will be on campus May 17 and 18, in the Snake River Room at the Pond Student Union (read more...)

Parking lot repair work will be an ongoing event over the summer (read more...)

This year's Open Enrollment for the group medical, dental and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans is May 11-27 (read more...)

Idaho State University students in Pocatello saved $805,000 and ISU students in Idaho Falls saved $203,000 by renting textbooks during the 2010-2011 academic year (read more...)

ISU Health High School will continue its dual-enrollment health-related courses with two courses for summer of 2011, four classes in the fall and five in the spring of 2012 (read more...)

The College of Technology recognized two alumni during the May Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 6 (read more...)

Important changes are coming to your Google Apps at ISU account (read more...)

In observance of Arbor Day, the Facilities Services Grounds Department planted a Thunder Cloud Flowering Plum tree between the Engineering and Administration buildings (read more...)