News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 21, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 35

In this Issue

ISU Gains 350 New Recycle Bins

Idaho State University Facilities Services, Associated Students of Idaho State University (ASISU), and the Green Up club are teaming up to implement 350 new recycle bins, one in every classroom, through a $1,100 grant from the Coca-Cola Company. (read more...)

ICCU Practice Field Dedicated

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas, Idaho Central Credit Union CEO Kent Oram and Idaho State Athletic Director Jeff Tingey all spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new ICCU Community Field, part of the Papenberg Sports Complex. (read more...)

Bethany Schultz Hurst Earns Poetry Award

Idaho State University assistant professor of English, Bethany Schultz Hurst, recently won the 2013 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry for her collection, "Miss Lost Nation." (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Susan Swetnam, Professor Emerita, English, has won the Idaho Library Association's Idaho Book of the Year 2012 with Books, Bluster, and Bounty: Local Politics and Intermountain West Carnegie Library Building Grants, 1898-1920 (read more...)

The Academy of Health Information Professionals recently awarded Ruiling Guo, Health Sciences Librarian/Associate Professor, a distinguished member for her professional accomplishment and academic achievement (read more...)

Jonathan Lawson, Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership has been awarded the Greater Pocatello Chamber of Commerce 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award (read more...)

ISU Professor Jeff Meldrum spent two weeks this summer in the Russian Federation examining evidence of an Asian equivalent of sasquatch, with Moscow investigator Dmitry Pirkulov (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" will present Three Dog Night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Stephens Performing Art Center in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall (read more...)

Idaho State University's Idaho Healthcare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program, housed at the Institute of Rural Health, received $311,193 to fund 37 of 140 AmeriCorps members across Idaho through next summer (read more...)

Highlights of Idaho State University's mid-November Opera Week include a performance by Idaho Opera and ISU hosting the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions (read more...)

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony's Family Concert, "Halloween Spooktacular, is Saturday, Oct. 26 in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center (read more...)

The Union Program Council at Idaho State University will present the film "The Graduates" Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater (read more...)

On Friday, Nov. 1 at 3:30pm, Dr. Norman Jones, a distinguished historian of early modern history and ISU Alumnus, will be giving a public talk, "Governing by Virtue: The Political Culture of the Elizabethan State" (read more...)