News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

July 30, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 27

In this Issue

Season of Note Series Announced

Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2012-13 "A Season of Note" series, including concerts by Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis Oct. 18, the Little River Band Nov. 15 and classic-rock band America March 2. (read more...)

ISU Students Head To Olympics

While 99.9 percent or more of Southeast Idaho residents will be able to enjoy the 2012 Olympic Games on their television sets, computers and smart phones, a group of Idaho State University students will be heading to London to watch the XXX Olympiad in person - and they'll be earning credits. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Twenty-eight years and approximately 237,451 school children and numerous Museum programs later, Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel is retiring from the Idaho Museum of Natural History as its Education Program Coordinator (read more...)

Student Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane Coe Smith as the Director of Student Life (read more...)

Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Dental Hygiene was appointed to the American Dental Association National Board Dental Hygiene Examination Test Construction Committee (read more...)

Laura Woodworth-Ney, associate vice president for academic affairs, and colleagues James Armstrong and Peter Lutze, were awarded an annual International Award for Excellence in the area of new directions in the humanities from the International Journal of the Humanities (read more...)

News Bites

For the third time in almost as many years, the Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC) at the Idaho State University College of Technology has been awarded funding for student scholarships (read more...)

Idaho State University is one of dozens of universities nationwide participating in the designated NCAA/Collegiate Licensing Company's College Colors Day 2012 (read more...)