News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 16, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 2

In this Issue

Institute of Rural Health Receives Grant

Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health has received a $22,500 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to serve as the agency's Outreach Partner for Idaho. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Sheri Dewey was honored with the 2011 ISU Cares Provider of the Year Award (read more...)

Rudy Kovacs, Idaho State University professor of art, will retire in January after serving on the ISU faculty for 31 years (read more...)

Dr. Robert Croker appointed to serve on Pocatello Child Care advisory Committee (read more...)

News Bites

Kenneth Edmunds, vice president of the Idaho State Board of Education, will deliver the presentation "Role of State Board of Education in Idaho's Economic Development" Friday, Jan. 20 (read more...)

ISU has purchased a web conferencing solution to enhance distance education opportunities (read more...)

The Idaho State softball program is hosting the first annual Trivia Night on Feb. 4 (read more...)

The Institute of Rural Health is interested in recruiting participants for a study involving couples and diabetes-related lifestyle changes (read more...)

The extraordinary jazz drummer Ed Soph and his trio — including Stefan Karlsson on piano and Fred Hamilton on bass — will headline the 25th annual ISU Jazz Fest on Feb. 4 (read more...)