News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

March 25, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 10

In this Issue

Five Faculty Members Receive Master Teacher Awards

Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2014 Outstanding Master Teacher awards. (read more...)

ISU Faculty Members Receive Outstanding Public Service Award

Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2014 Outstanding Public Service awards. (read more...)

Five Honored with Outstanding Researcher Awards

Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2014 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 9. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu, assistant professor of psychology, has had her article "An fMRI study of nicotine-deprived smokers' reactivity to smoking cues during novel/exciting activity" accepted into PLoS ONE (read more...)

Dr. Thomas Klein, Professor in the Department of English and Philosophy, will hold his post-sabbatical colloquium, "'I Flew with Birds, Dove Under Waves': Water and Spirit in Early Medieval Riddles," on Friday, April 4. (read more...)

The Department of English and Philosophy is pleased to announce a special guest presentation by Henrik Gyllstad, senior lecturer in English Linguistics at the Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, Sweden. (read more...)

Mary Anne Hales Reynolds PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing has recently attended a two day course on end-of-life care in Glendale, California. (read more...)

News Bites

Interested in being a part of Staff Council or know someone who you think would make a great addition? (read more...)

Although the "guns on campus" bill was signed into law in Idaho on March 12, the law does not go into effect until July 1 on the Idaho State University and other public university campuses. (read more...)

The spring months and warmer temperatures are a perfect time to get a handle on your health. (read more...)

Idaho State University seniors Matea Ivanovic and Kendra Doty secured a slot at the 68th National Debate Tournament (NDT) at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, later this month by earning a second-place finish at NDT District II competition hosted at ISU this March. (read more...)

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" will present American jazz artist Chris Botti on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Art Center's Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (read more...)

The Idaho State University National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) program recently hosted the first local cyber competition on the ISU campus. (read more...)

Idaho State University English Major Morgan Heeder was recently accepted by the Andes and Amazon Field School to study traditional medical practices and beliefs in the Amazon. (read more...)