News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

June 17, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 22

In this Issue

ISU Women Win National Rodeo Championship

The Idaho State University women's rodeo team, led by freshman Kimberlyn Fehringer Fitch of American Falls, won the College Nationals Finals Rodeo on June 15 in Casper, Wyo. (read more...)

Shark Week Every Week

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the ISU campus in Pocatello is opening a major new exhibit based on a giant prehistoric shark found in the phosphate mines of Idaho. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Laura Woodworth-Ney, incoming Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs would like to announce the appointment of Lyle Castle as the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (read more...)

Dr. Joshua Weller, Assistant Professor of Psychology, has been awarded a Visiting Scholar award to spend this summer at the University of Verona, Italy (read more...)

Karen Portillo, Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Hygiene was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $5979.00 from the Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Idaho to implement the Greenacres Elementary Dental Sealant Program (read more...)

News Bites

Students and faculty of the Idaho State University Department of Physics will offer a free water rocket workshop in Tydeman Park at Eighth Avenue and East Young Street in Pocatello from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on June 22 and 23 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group will hold the 11th annual Claude Larsen Memorial Golf Tournament on July 20 at the Riverside Golf Course in Pocatello (read more...)

The Idaho State University CW HOG annual Kids Camp for children of all abilities ages 7-13 will run July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. meeting at the ISU Pond Student Union (read more...)

ISU Communication Sciences Department is happy and proud to welcome 14 online master's level speech-language pathology students from all over the United States and Canada, to our Pocatello campus for eight weeks (read more...)