News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 14, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 13

In this Issue

BIG Winners

A simple invention for homeowners to prevent their washer hoses from bursting and a gizmo for winding up cords, straps and other items were winners of the 2014 BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition held at Idaho State University. (read more...)

Outstanding Students Announced

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2014 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 10, in Holt Arena. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Assistant Professor Ken Aho has written a biology textbook and companion software that helps biologists to better understand the basics of the statistics they use in their studies (read more...)

Dr. Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu has had her article accepted into the Journal of the American Society for Hypertension (read more...)

Faculty member Heather Ramsdell-Hudock has a paper in press (read more...)

Joni Loftin and Heather Ramsdell-Hudock will be traveling to East Carolina University to conduct a follow-up research study (read more...)

Dr. Ralph Baergen, Professor of Philosophy, has been invited to present a paper at the Seventh Annual Conference on Pediatric Ethics at the University of North Florida (read more...)

Ellen Rogo, Leciel Bono, and Teri Peterson have published their paper in the Journal of Dental Education (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University Native Americans United will host the 44th annual ISU Spring Powwow April 19-20 at Reed Gymnasium (read more...)

The Idaho State University chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society for Psychology, will host the third annual Southeastern Idaho Psi Chi Psychology Research Conference Friday, April 18 (read more...)

If you're trying to quit smoking one method to incorporate is to do new, exciting "self-expanding" activities that can help with nicotine craving (read more...)

Treasure Valley high school students admitted to Idaho State University for the fall semester and their parents will learn tips on how to make the first year of college a success at Bengal Declaration, Tuesday, April 22 (read more...)