News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 16, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 37

In this Issue

ISU Fulbright Scholar Completes Epic Journey

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Geosciences Benjamin Crosby has spent the start of fall semester readjusting to regular life Pocatello after a year in which he served as a Fulbright scholar and visiting professor in Chile, completed a 15,000-mile drive home with his family and had his research earn international publicity and jokes by Jimmy Fallon on late-night TV (read more...)

Xu honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award

Idaho State University psychology professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu was honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award by receiving a Suffrage Science Heirloom from the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in the United Kingdom (read more...)


The Idaho Museum of Natural History is proud to host author R. Gregory Nokes' book lecture "Massacred for Gold, the Chinese in Hells Canyon" Oct. 16 (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...)

Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House on Thursday, Oct. 23, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (read more...)

The Idaho State Civic Symphony's annual Spooktacular Family Matinee will be held Oct. 25 (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...)

The Idaho State University International Student Association invites all of Pocatello and the surrounding communities to experience and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of ISU at International Night 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 1 (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) has named Idaho State University's Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar as the recipient of this year's Landis Public Communication and Education Award (read more...)

News Bites

All are invited to the President's Annual State of the University Address Wednesday, Oct. 29 (read more...)

Our ISU United Way Campaign will be held Nov.1-30. We have an array of fun events and giving opportunities planned throughout the month (read more...)

Idaho State University's physician assistant students contributed more than $8,000 this year to local and international community outreach (read more...)