News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 15, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 14

In this Issue

ISU Researcher Unravels The Story of Bamboo

A new paper in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution reveals the ancient story of bamboo using DNA analysis and provides the most convincing evidence to date of their long evolutionary history. (read more...)

Cellist to Perform

Idaho State University and the Consulate of Mexico in Boise will present a concert by one of the most respected cellists in the world, Carlos Prieto May 9. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Steven S. Byers, Idaho State University College of Business professor, has been invited to teach a corporate finance course during spring semester of 2013 at Reykjavik University, Iceland. (read more...)

If you've ever sat in a chair at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center or Rendezvous Complex, ridden in an ISU vehicle, or stood by a desk in an ISU office in Pocatello, Idaho Falls or Meridian, you've encountered the work of Dan Anthony. (read more...)

ISU-Meridian College of Pharmacy assistant professors, Todd Talley and Kirk Hevener, and ISU undergraduate student Daniel Hendrickson will travel to the prestigious Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley Calif., on April 26. (read more...)

News Bites

Incarcerated Women: Pathways and the Criminal Justice System Response" is the topic of an Idaho State University Humanities Café April 18 at the Portneuf Valley Brewery. (read more...)

This year's medical, dental and FSA open enrollment is April 29 through May 17 (read more...)

The Departments of Anthropology, English and Philosophy, and the Cultural Events Committee of the College of Arts and Letters are presenting a lunchtime colloquium titled "Indigenous Futurism: Science Fiction Films by Native American Filmmakers," presented by Grace Dillon of Portland State University Friday, April 18. (read more...)

The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library is exhibiting the artwork Catherine Reinhardt, graduate student in the ISU Department of Art, through May 31. (read more...)

Student employees are vital to the mission of Idaho State University. We recognize excellence in our student employees each year through National Student Employment Week (read more...)