News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 2, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 12

In this Issue

Acoustic Eidolon to Perform

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" fine arts series will present Acoustic Eidolon, an internationally acclaimed musical duo April 11 (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Cartwright is just back from the mid-year conference in Panama City, Panama, with the current doctoral fellows being supported by the InterAmerican Foundation (read more...)

Jenny Lynne Semenza, Associate University Librarian for Public Services was named as an Innovator for Library Journal's Movers & Shakers 2012 (read more...)

Several dental hygiene faculty members have recently published articles and presented workshops (read more...)

Karen E. Kearns, Head of Special Collections and University Archives at Idaho State University's Eli M. Oboler Library, passed away March 21, 2012 in Pocatello, Idaho (read more...)

News Bites

The College of Education will host a Graduate Programs Open House Thursday, April 5, for those interested in pursuing a master's degree in education (read more...)

You are invited to participate in the first of three Community Meetings to integrate the ISU Campus Master Plan into guiding campus development for the next 15 years (read more...)

New Knowledge Adventures, a lifelong learning program for people older than 50, has reached record enrollment in Pocatello and has room to grow (read more...)

The College of Pharmacy has won first place in the national competition for Operation Diabetes from the American Pharmacists Association (read more...)

ISU's Sport Science and Physical Education students are putting on a triathlon April 20-21 to celebrate the end of the school year, while benefitting Tyson's Brave Battalion, a local group of children who are battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (read more...)

The university community will be honoring 2011-2012 Career Path Internship participants and their mentors April 11 (read more...)

ISU will host the annual Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference April 12-14 (read more...)

ISU will host Africa Night 2012 with the theme, "A Night Under the African Stars" April 7 (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus April 10 and 11, in the HR Conference Room (Rm 312) in the Administration Building (read more...)

ISU will host the "Symposium on Indigenous Languages: Retention and Revitalization," geared to increase discussion and awareness of the issues concerning indigenous language loss, April 10-12 (read more...)

"The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" is the topic of a presentation by nationally known author Elaine K. Williams at noon April 13 (read more...)

Michael S. Reidy, a historian of science at Montana State University, will present "How Mountaineering Changed Science" Tuesday, April 17 (read more...)