News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 4, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 36

In this Issue

Business Students To Help Send a Child to Disney World

Helping a 6-year-old girl's Make-A-Wish dream come true is the goal of Idaho State University professor Alex Bolinger's Organizational Behavior class. (read more...)

World Renowned Flutist to Perform Nov. 20

Idaho State University and the Consulate of Mexico in Boise will present a concert by one of the most respected flutists and recorder players in the world, Horacio Franco, at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center's Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (read more...)

ISU Alumna Interns at White House

From Pocatello, Idaho, to Washington, D.C., is quite a journey, but it is one that Idaho State University alumna Casidy Robison has undertaken gladly. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Jessica Winston, Professor of English, who delivered a paper, "Literature and the 'Professional' Culture of the Early Modern Inns of Court," at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (read more...)

Associate Professor Philip A. Homan presented two invited programs at the 2013 Wild West History Association Roundup in Boise on July 11 (read more...)

Matthew Sanger, professor of education at Idaho State University, recently collaborated on a book with Richard E. Osguthorpe, a Boise State University professor (read more...)

Idaho State University's Meridian campus has a new assistant professor of nursing, Susan Tavernier (read more...)

Dr. Howard Gauthier recently published a book titled, "Execute for Success: Eight Principles for Achieving Success in Business and Life" (read more...)

Kandis Garland has published an educational supplement in Dimensions of Dental Hygiene with three papers (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho Central Credit Union recently donated four large communication screens to the College of Business building (read more...)

The Idaho State University Office of Alumni Relations and ISU Alumni Association will induct five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 9 (read more...)

The College of Education's Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society is hosting a children and youth literature book fair Nov. 11-15 (read more...)

The second in a series of six Community Health screenings is Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 950 W. State St., Boise (read more...)

Idaho State University's A Season of Note will present Idaho Opera in "The Marriage of Figaro" Saturday, Nov. 14 (read more...)

Idaho State University is encouraging students to "Be Advised" prior to class-level registration which begins in mid-November for the spring 2014 semester (read more...)

Idaho State University's Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict and War in Society will present "In a State of Conflict: The Personal Experience and Expression of War" as part of the Humanities Café on Thursday, Nov. 7 (read more...)

Idaho State University and The Anderson Gender Resource Center, through a grant from the Department of Health and Welfare will host a free film screening, "A Girl Like Her," followed by a panel discussion on Nov. 7 (read more...)

Scholarship fundraising and crafts for sale will be some highlights of the Idaho State University Women's Club Holiday Fair. The event is in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Friday, Nov. 8 and Sat. Nov. 9 (read more...)

The Idaho State University College of Education will host a Celebrating Excellence reception honoring three alumni on Wednesday, Nov. 6 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomed seven new directors at their annual Homecoming meeting in October (read more...)

Dr. Sivaisish Biswas of the University of Assam--Diphu, India, and currently a Fulbright Lecturer in English at Central Arizona College, will give a talk Nov. 8 on "The Marginalized Experience: Northeastern India" (read more...)