News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 8, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 13

In this Issue

Outstanding Researchers Named

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

ISU Researcher Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University-Meridian's Russell Spearman has received a 2013 Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Program Award for his work with TBI survivors and their families (read more...)

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

History professor, Jack Owens, Ph.D., who is based at ISU-Meridian, recently published five book chapters in four foreign countries (read more...)

Thomas Klein, associate professor of English, has just returned from an HSSRC-sponsored research trip to the United Kingdom (read more...)

Susan Goslee, Bethany Schultz Hurst, and Jen Hawkins read creative works at the May Swenson Centennial Celebration (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2013 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in Holt Arena (read more...)

The Idaho State University Department of Art will present a papermaking open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 13, in ISU Fine Arts Building Room 407 (read more...)

The 13th annual Idaho State University Undergraduate Art Exhibition and Scholarship Competition will have its opening reception April 8 and the exhibit will run through May 3 (read more...)

"Higher Education: Idaho's Competitive Edge" is the topic of the noon-1:30 p.m. April 12 Mike Rush Idaho State University Faculty Development Seminar by Mike Rush, executive director of the Idaho State Board of Education (read more...)

Come join the Idaho State University Women's Club as they celebrate their 90th anniversary in conjunction with the Jayne Schubert Scholarship Luncheon (read more...)

Cyber crime in all its many forms can put ISU data and systems at risk, but it can also wreak havoc in your personal life (read more...)

Please join us for Professor Matthew VanWinkle's colloquium on Christina Rossetti's sonnet group "By Way of Remembrance" (read more...)

The Idaho State University Department of History will host a Days of Remembrance ceremony at 6 p.m. April 11 commemorating victims of the Holocaust (read more...)

During the week of April 15-19, Idaho State University's Student Activities Board will host a wide variety of events for ISU Springfest (read more...)

Idaho State University is continuing its "Be Advised" campaign to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising prior to registering for fall classes in April (read more...)

The 2013 Montana/Idaho Clarinet Festival will run April 13-14 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center (read more...)

The American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and a leading cause of death in men so it's important to maintain a healthy lifestyle (read more...)

The Idaho State University Japanese Club will present its annual Japan Night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 13 in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

The country music band Emerson Drive will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

Teams from Pocatello's Hawthorne Middle School won first and second and a team from Pocatello's Franklin Middle School finished third at the Idaho State University Department of Physics Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad (read more...)

The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the Neil Simon play "The Odd Couple" at 7:30 p.m. April 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center (read more...)