News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 1, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 12

In this Issue

Five Master Teachers Announced

Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2013 Outstanding Master Teacher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 24. (read more...)

Outstanding Public Service Awards Announced

Five Idaho State University faculty have received 2013 Outstanding Public Service Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 24. (read more...)

Office of Research Restructured

The Idaho State University Office of Research has been restructured to better accommodate and support researchers and to promote the economic benefit of that research. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University-Meridian video instruction manager, Jerry Jones, has achieved the credential of Certified Technology Specialist awarded by InfoComm International, the professional association representing the world's audiovisual industry (read more...)

Dr. Alan Johnson, Professor of English, has co-edited a special issue of Journal of Contemporary Thought "Locating Literature: Geography, History, Ecology," 36 (winter 2012), including writing the introduction (read more...)

The Department of English and Philosophy welcomes Zhang Di (Kathy Zhang), Visiting Scholar from the School of International Business English, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University speech-language pathologist Heather L. Ramsdell and colleagues from several universities have published an article that offers clues to the first steps in the evolution of human language (read more...)

University students or recent graduates in a secondary teaching content area such as history, biology, science, music, health education, art, English or math can earn a secondary-education teaching certificate in a year from Idaho State University (read more...)

Noted speech-language pathologist and educational consultant, Dr. Kristine Noel, will present a workshop at Idaho State University-Meridian, Friday, April 19, on the use of storytelling to help children and adolescents improve language and social skills (read more...)

The deadline of April 5 to complete an application to be a peer instructor is quickly approaching (read more...)

Take the ISU sustainability practices survey (read more...)

Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service at Idaho State University April 9; Year-Long Project Ubuntu Reaches Pocatello April 8-12 (read more...)