News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 24, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 6

In this Issue

Idaho EPSCoR Engages 31 Undergraduate Students Statewide to Conduct Research on Idaho's Ecosystems

This spring, 31 undergraduates from across Idaho will receive paid research internships from the Idaho Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research's (EPSCoR) "Managing Idaho's Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES)" Research Infrastructure Improvement program funded by the National Science Foundation. (read more...)

Celebrate Idaho State Set March 18

It's time again to "Celebrate Idaho State!" (read more...)

ISU-Meridian dentists provide free dental care on Give Kids a Smile Day

Most kids don't mind missing a few hours of school. But for a visit to the dentist? (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The Idaho State Athletics "Benny vs Evil" video series created by ISU videographer Martin Baker has been honored with a 2014 Gold Award from Collegiate Advertising (read more...)

The Idaho Counseling Association has honored Dr. Elizabeth Horn with the "Pass it on Baton" award from her advocacy work in the counseling profession (read more...)

Dr. Alan Johnson, Professor of English, gave two keynote addresses at conferences in Hyderabad, India (read more...)

William McCurdy, associate lecturer in philosophy, was in Colombia during the week of Feb. 10 delivering a paper at the Third Colombian Congress on Logic, Epistemology, and the Philosophy of Science (read more...)

Dr. Jennifer Eastman Attebery, professor of English, was a keynote speaker on Feb. 7 at the Nordic Spirit Symposium (read more...)

Dr. Brian Attebery, professor of English, spoke on Feb. 10 in the Mellon Science Fiction Workshop (read more...)

Jeff Howard, Ph.D. student in English, has had his research note published in the American Folklore Society's online foodways journal Digest (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University Anderson Gender Resource Center will screen LUNAFEST 2014, a festival of nine short films by, for and about women, at 4 p.m. March 5 in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater (read more...)

The Office for Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce three distinct internal funding opportunities for ISU scholars, creators, and researchers (read more...)

Openings are available for psychological and behavioral health services at the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic, located on the fifth floor of Garrison Hall on the ISU Pocatello campus (read more...)

The Idaho State University Department of Art invites all to a silent auction and chili fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Building (read more...)

Idaho State University's School of Performing Arts will present Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach," adapted by David Wood March 13-14 (read more...)

The Idaho Falls Majors Fair is set for Wednesday, March 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Bennion Student Union (read more...)

Central Academic Advising presents a springtime college success series called Planting Seeds for Student Success (read more...)

The Office of Academic Affairs is hosting a webinar "Innovative Strategies to Prevent Cheating and Enhance Learning in the Classroom" (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus Feb. 25, Feb. 26 and Feb. 27, in the Selway Room of the Student Union Building (read more...)

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation submissions (read more...)