News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 1, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 26

In this Issue

Institute of Rural Health Earned $1 million grant to aid TBI Survivors

Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health has been awarded a $1 million grant to screen Idahoans for traumatic brain injury and renew efforts to establish a statewide trust fund to temporarily assist TBI survivors and their families. (read more...)

ISU Social Scientists Study Society's Impact on Watershed

Idaho State University social scientists are involved in a statewide study devoted to finding practical solutions to some of Idaho's most important environmental challenges, including locally managing the Portneuf River watershed. (read more...)

Stroke Survivors Share Stories with PA Students

It was 4:30 a.m., Oct. 29, 2009. Laura Millward woke up with a horrible headache, nausea and vomiting. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts Theater professor, Vanessa Ballam, is participating in three productions this summer in Logan, Utah. (read more...)

Rex Lott has been honored for his services to University of Washington's Psychiatry Residency Program: Idaho Advanced Clinician Track. (read more...)

Brent Wolter, Associate Professor of English, recently returned from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, where he served as a visiting scholar from June 20 to July 4, at the College of Business English (read more...)

Amanda Zink, assistant professor of English, and undergraduate student Angela Eldredge delivered a paper in May at the American Literature Association conference. (read more...)

Thomas Klein, professor of English, has an article "The Non-Coherence of the Franks Casket: Reading Text, Image, and Design on an Early Anglo-Saxon Artifact" in the summer issue of Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies. (read more...)

Roger Schmidt, professor of English, has published an essay "To What Shall I Compare This Life?" appeared in the quarterly Raritan (read more...)

Jacqueline Juhl is featured in the July 2014 issue of RDH magazine. (read more...)

Dr. Mary Nies and her research team members, Justin Arias, Rex Force, Holmes, Alyssa Lim, Teri Peterson, Kindra Serr, and Keith Weber presented their research "Spatial and Census Data to Evaluate Obese Persons and their Environment (SCOPE)" (read more...)

News Bites

Trails on the west side of Red Hill, including the Portneuf Greenway trail, re-opened July 25. (read more...)

The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy has received $125,000 in student scholarships from Cardinal Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio. (read more...)

The Office for Research and Economic Development is hosting a workshop on "Basic Research Administration, Allowable Costs on Federal Awards, and Changes under 2 CFR20" on Aug. 5. (read more...)