News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 7, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 44

In this Issue

Geosciences, INL, Receive Grant

Idaho State University's Department of Geosciences and the Idaho National Laboratory have received an $855,000 federal grant to develop and process remote-sensing technologies that will help communities monitor water resources and vegetation. (read more...)

Greeting Card Contest Winner Chosen

Idaho State University student, Alana Bills, recently won the ISU Office of the President's Holiday Greeting Card Contest. (read more...)

ISU HIV Educator Volunteers in Uganda Orphanage

When Judy Thorne, Idaho State University-Meridian's HIV and viral hepatitis educator, arrived at Uganda's Nsumba orphanage last summer, she was struck by the smiles of the children-many living with physical discomforts but resilient despite the challenges in their lives. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Philip A. Homan will present the program "Queen of Diamonds: Kittie Wilkins, Horse Queen of Idaho, and the Wilkins Horse Company" for the Hagerman Historical Society on Wednesday, Nov. 9 (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention recently released the new Idaho Suicide Prevention Plan (read more...)

"Teeing Off," Tom Terry's hour-long public affairs radio show on Idaho State University's KISU-FM 91.1 FM, is well into its second season (read more...)

ISU will dedicate a Veterans' Memorial at Cadet Field on Friday, November 11, 2011, at 11:11 a.m. (read more...)

ISU-Idaho Falls Veterans Club Has Three Activities Planned For Veterans Day: Lunch, Dedication, Military Trivia Contest (read more...)

ISU Audiology students recently won the 2011 National Audiology Month Student Video Contest through the American Academy of Audiology (read more...)

The Department of Electrical Engineering and the Idaho National Laboratory present Timothy Copeland and Cody Grover as speakers for their next meeting Friday, Nov. 11 (read more...)

Idaho State University will hold the 2011 International Economic Summit in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Nov. 9 (read more...)

Idaho State University's annual GIS Day celebration is set for Nov. 16 (read more...)

Nominations are now open for "Idaho Business Leader of the Year" (read more...)

The ISU Jazz Big Bands I and II will perform Friday, Nov. 11 (read more...)

First-Year Seminar students will present their experiences in service learning in poster sessions at both the Idaho Falls and Pocatello campuses (read more...)

The "Red, White and the Blue" regional veterans tribute on Nov.11 and 12 in Pocatello will provide a special opportunity to honor and thank veterans in our region (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus Nov. 16 and 17 (read more...)

Start planning now for Idaho State University Homecoming 2012, which will be held the week of Sept. 24 (read more...)

A thank you note from ISU Disability Services Director Todd Devries (read more...)