News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 8, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 35

In this Issue

Idaho Museum of Natural History Receives $600,000 Grant

The Virtual Museum of Idaho - that eventually will allow anyone with online access to examine 2-D and 3-D displays of Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History collections - has received a big boost from a $600,000 grant from the Hitz Foundation. (read more...)

Five to Be Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

The Idaho State University Office of Alumni Relations and ISU Alumni Association will induct five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 13. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Ann Kirkwood, Beth Stamm and Chandra Story have written two chapters for a four-volume set of handbooks to assist health professionals in providing services to military personnel and veterans (read more...)

Philip Homan presented a paper at the 2nd Milwaukee Conference on the Ethics of Information Organization (read more...)

Congratulations to our newest winner of the ISU Cares Summer Semester Winner: Jessie Butler of ITS (read more...)

News Bites

The 27th annual ISU Choral Invitational will be held Oct. 12-13 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall (read more...)

ISU Native American Academic Services and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 477 Program announce the "Knowledge and Awareness Nexus" pilot program (read more...)

The ISU-Idaho Falls Student Services' staff is sponsoring "College Survival Skills" (read more...)

The 25th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and fifth annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

The October theme for Responsible Conduct Of Research Monthly Exchanges in "To thine own self be true." Academic Integrity in College (read more...)

Dr. Susan Goslee, 2012 Distinguished Teacher, will be the featured speaker at the Phi Kappa Phi Fall Scholarly Lecture (read more...)

Michael Spivey will meet with prospective law school applicants on Friday, Oct. 12, at noon, in the Rendezvous Center, Room 115 (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus Oct. 16 and 17 in the Portneuf Room at the Student Union Building (read more...)

The ninth annual reunion for ISU's retired employees is Thursday, Oct. 25, at Juniper Hills Country Club (read more...)

On Oct. 13, the Sawabi Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society is sponsoring a tour of the Plantasia Cactus Gardens near Twin Falls (read more...)

President Arthur C. Vailas invites all to attend the annual State of the University address Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center (read more...)