News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 24, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 42

In this Issue

Two ISU Students to Audition for the Met

One gave up a dream of being a country singer, the other of getting an MBA, but both Idaho State University students competing Oct. 29 for a shot at singing for the Metropolitan Opera have a passion for opera. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Debbie Green, new associate director of scholarships in the Office of Financial Aid And Scholarships beginning Oct. 31 (read more...)

The ISU Chemistry Club has received a Commendable Chapter Award for its 2010-2011 activities (read more...)

News Bites

Meridian accelerated nursing students Kate Brusse and Michael Shafer have been awarded $1,000 scholarships in memory of Boise physician Brenda Williams who died of breast cancer in 2009 (read more...)

Disability Services will host the second annual Experience College Day Oct. 28 (read more...)

Treat your tricksters to a field trip to the ISU Haunted Science Laboratory Saturday, Oct. 29 (read more...)

The ISU Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society and Division of Health Sciences will present the Science Café "Obesity in America: Research and Clinical Perspectives" Nov. 2 (read more...)

Abstracts for The Art of Gender in Everyday Life IX conference must be postmarked by Nov. 1 (read more...)

The Anderson Gender Resource Center, through a grant from the Department of Health and Welfare, is inviting the public to a free film screening, followed by a panel discussion on the topic of sex education in high schools (read more...)

The Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group will present the annual Warren Miller ski movie Saturday, Nov.5, in the Pond Student Union Theater (read more...)

The John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building will participate in the War in Society series of events Oct. 25 - Nov. 18 (read more...)

The Research Office and Academic Affairs Office are sponsoring a Research Forum on Nov 10 (read more...)

As part of the ISU "Season of Note" series Paul Revere and the Raiders will perform Nov. 3 (read more...)

The Department of Electrical Engineering will present the seminar "Intelligent Control Systems in Prosthetic Hand Applications" by Cheng-Hung Chen, ISU Department of Biological Sciences Oct. 28 (read more...)