News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 4, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 4

In this Issue

Debate Team Places Fifth Nationally

As the Idaho State University James M. & Sharon E. Rupp Debate Society prepares to host the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Tournament in March, one of its teams has been honing its skills, finishing in fifth place at a national tournament. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The Idaho State Planning Council on Mental Health has awarded Ann Kirkwood its Advocacy Award for dedicated service and advocacy on behalf of Idaho children and families (read more...)

Medical laboratory scientist Sonja Nehr-Kanet will discuss the success of ISU-Meridian's Community Health Screenings during an educational session at the 29th Annual Clinical Laboratory Educators' Conference (read more...)

Idaho State University-Meridian Associate dietetics Professor and Clinical Coordinator Ruth Schneider will appear on Idaho Public Television's "Dialogue for Kids" (read more...)

Pianist Mark Neiwirth, adjunct faculty member of the School of Performing Arts, will tour South Africa in February as an outreach project of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission (read more...)

Congratulations to our newest winners of the ISU Cares Spot Awards (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University African Student Association invites the whole community to experience the culture of Africa at ISU Africa Night 2013 Saturday, Feb. 9 (read more...)

A new comprehensive study of records compiled by the Boone and Crockett Club concludes that big game harvest has reduced the size of horns and antlers of trophy male big game species over time (read more...)

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony Valentine's concert Feb. 15 features a pre-concert dinner, selections from Prokofiev's ballet score "Romeo and Juliet" and guest pianist Lori Sims joining the symphony on Rachmaninoff's "Piano Concerto No. 3" (read more...)

The Idaho State University Chapter of Sigma XI, the Scientific Research Society, will sponsor four public events in February related to Darwin Day, a global celebration of science and reason (read more...)

The theatrical performance "Knight of the Burning Pestle" will be presented by the Idaho State University School of Performing Arts on Feb. 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16 (read more...)

Information on Fall 2012 Effort Reports on Sponsored Grants and Contracts Funding (read more...)

Wednesdays are for Bengals at Texas Roadhouse in Pocatello (read more...)