News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 29, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 16

In this Issue

Distinguished Faculty Honorees Announced

Three Idaho State University faculty members were honored as Distinguished Faculty at an awards ceremony in April and will be honored at ISU commencement May 11. (read more...)

Professional Achievement Award Winners Announced

Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, in Holt Arena. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

All are invited to attend a retirement open house for Ralph Durtschi May 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Culinary Arts area of the Roy F. Christensen Building (read more...)

All are invited to wish a fond farewell to Paula Mandeville, who is leaving the College of Education after 11 years as advisor (read more...)

Department of History faculty received two separate grants from the Idaho Humanities Council this spring (read more...)

Idaho State University physician assistant studies Program Director Paula Phelps has been selected to be a member of the Huntsman Hometown Heroes Running Team to raise money for cancer research by running the full Ogden Marathon on May 18 (read more...)

JoAnn Gurenlian was honored as the recipient of the Excalibur Award for her excellence in the profession of dental hygiene (read more...)

Ryan Jones published an article in this month's issue of the American Historical Review (read more...)

News Bites

Beginning Monday, May 13, Idaho State University's administrative, business, academic and service office hours will be Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (read more...)

We are pleased to announce that due to recent policy changes made by Visa International, we are now able to accept Visa cards as a payment option (read more...)

Three undergraduate Idaho State University students were sequestered in a room for most of four days earlier this semester to do battle with 5,636 other three-person teams from 14 countries from around the world in the 2013 COMAP Mathematics Modeling contest (read more...)

The School of Performing Arts at Idaho State University will present the summer musical "Honk! A Musical Tale of 'The Ugly Duckling'" on June 14,15, 17, 21 and 22 at the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre of Stephens Performing Arts Center. All shows will start at 7:30 p.m. (read more...)

The 14th annual Take Back the Night March and Rally will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, outside the Family Services Alliance main office in Pocatello on 355 S. Arthur Ave. (read more...)

Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer four sessions of Group Learn to Swim Lessons beginning June 3 (read more...)

Stan Lindstedt, regents professor of physiology from Northern Arizona University, will present a seminar open to the public on "Doping in Science" at 4 p.m. May 1 at Idaho State University (read more...)

Idaho State University Veterans Sanctuary will present the fourth annual Veterans Family BBQ and Family Day at the Zoo on Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Upper Ross Park shelter (read more...)

Final grading for Spring 2013 Late Eight and Full Term courses will open on Monday, April 29th and will close on Tuesday, May 14th at 5 pm (read more...)

In an effort to support healthy lifestyles, the Office of Group Insurance will be making several changes to medical plans (read more...)

The Department of Languages and Literatures is proud to announce the newest inductees into departmental honor societies (read more...)