News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 9, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 36

In this Issue

Richard III Coming Oct. 10

Idaho State University's School of Performing Arts will perform William Shakespeare's "Richard III" beginning Oct. 10 (read more...)


Idaho State University Central Academic Advising will host the annual ISU Majors and Minors Fair, "A Major A'Faire," on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union (read more...)

Flu shots and screenings for traumatic brain injury are among the free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Oct. 16 (read more...)

All faculty are invited to attend the Family Weekend 2014: Faculty Reception and Resource Fair (read more...)

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU Department of Physics will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 25. (read more...)

The 27th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 7th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium is Friday, Oct. 31 at Idaho State University in Pocatello (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Kathleen Baron and Julius Kehinde, both from Idaho State University, School of Nursing have collaborated with Amanda Al-Khudairi from the University of Utah College of Nursing on the manuscript, "Preconception health education and web site development for college students." It was accepted for publication in Clinical Scholars Review on Oct.1 (read more...)

Katrina Running's article "Effectiveness of US State Policies in Reducing CO2 Emissions from Power Plants" was accepted for publication in Nature Climate Change (read more...)

News from the dental hygiene department (read more...)

Bethany Schultz Hurst has had her poem "Crisis on Infinite Earths, Issues 1-12" published in New Ohio Review 16 (Fall 2014) (read more...)

In June, Terry Engebresten retired from Idaho State University after 26 years as an English professor (read more...)

Naomi S. Adams, Assistant Professor of Art and Fiber Media, has been awarded the Fiber Art Innovation - Award of Excellence at the 2014 Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University submitted its Year Seven Self-Evaluation Report and is scheduled to host a committee of peer reviewers for an on-site evaluation Oct. 20-22 (read more...)

Facilities Services would like all to be aware of a major, Division of Public Works construction project taking place at the east side of the Business Administration Building (read more...)

The short-term study abroad program Idaho State University has grown from taking students on one trip a year, to three, in the three years that it has been a program (read more...)

The Idaho Business Leader of the Year committee is accepting nominations for the 2015 Idaho State Business Leader of the Year award (read more...)

Idaho State University students and alumni represent ISU, and the School of Performing Arts, during the Comedy Project shows every Friday night (read more...)