News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

July 16, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 25

In this Issue

Museum Announces Partnership

The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University has announced a new affiliation and new cooperative research ventures with the Smithsonian Institution. (read more...)

Research Scientist Uncovers Secrets About Ancient Russian Gold

Using a powerful scanning electron microscope at the Idaho State University Center for Archaeology, Materials, and Applied Spectroscopy (CAMAS), ISU anthropologist and research scientist David Peterson is helping shed light on the making of gold by nomadic horsemen nearly 4,000 years ago on the Eurasian steppe grasslands of present-day Russia. (read more...)

Kie Earns 2012 Wildlife Publications Award

Idaho State University biological sciences affiliate faculty member John Kie has been honored by The Wildlife Society with the 2012 Wildlife Publications Award - Outstanding Article for his paper "The home range concept: are traditional estimators still relevant with modem telemetry." (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Nancy Anthony is retiring from the Idaho State University State University Eli M. Oboler Library after 47 years of service, five as a student employee and 42 as a state employee (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University has refinanced some if its debt and has issued $27.5 million in Tax-Exempt, General Revenue Refunding Bonds in July, a move that will save the University millions of dollars (read more...)

The Idaho State University Department of Counseling's Pocatello Counseling Clinic and the ISU Counseling and Testing Center will offer free counseling to any individual or family wanting support as they cope with loss and trauma caused by the Charlotte Fire (read more...)

The CSED department completed a pilot program, Meridian Intensive Aphasia Program (MIAP) in June 2012 (read more...)

Midlife Madness, a three-day free healthy lifestyles workshop designed for women over 50, is being hosted by the Idaho State University Anderson Gender Resource Center (read more...)

Research participants are needed for a study aimed at developing better hearing tests (read more...)

Reminder: Final Interdepartmental Invoices and Journal Entries for FY12 due to Accounting by Tuesday July 31 (read more...)