News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 23, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 3

In this Issue

Gov. Otter Unveils IGEM

Inclement weather interfered with Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's attempt to unveil the proposed new $3 million IGEM, Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission, in person in Pocatello on Jan. 18 so he did it virtually instead. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Congratulations to our newest winners of the ISU Cares Customer Service "Spot" Awards for November 2011 (read more...)

Nona Pristupa retirement reception on Jan. 31 (read more...)

Congratulations to Allan Christelow, whose new book has arrived (read more...)

Ann Marie Corbridge going away reception on Friday, Jan. 27 (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University Health Fair 2012 scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 22-23 (read more...)

Temple Emanuel, the Pocatello Jewish Community Center, will hold a viewing of the lively documentary "Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. (read more...)

James Ker, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at University of Pennsylvania, will be giving a talk, "Roman Seneca / English Seneca: Reflections on Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration," on Friday, Jan. 27 (read more...)

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) has been awarded a grant from the American Institute of Physics (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 Department Theatre and Dance will present A Children's Readers' Theatre "BULLY" on Jan. 30 (read more...)

The Office of Research will present the free workshop "Lab to Life" for researchers and entrepreneurs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the ISU Rendezvous Complex (read more...)

ISU is in the midst of a four year self evaluation process for reaffirmation of our institutional accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (read more...)