News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

May 7, 2015 — Vol. 31 No. 18

In this Issue

Master's student John Whiting spent 101 days in Frank Church Wilderness to earn his degree

After spending nearly three months in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness last summer John Whiting, who will graduate from Idaho State University this summer with a Master of Science Degree in geosciences, found it strange to stand on concrete read more

ISU To Confer 2,651 Degrees at Commencement

A total of 2,561 graduates will receive 2,651 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University's spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 9 in Holt Arena read more

ISU-Meridian to Confer 257 Degrees on May 11

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever Monday, May 11, conferring 257 degrees read more

News Bites

ISU's Commencement to be Broadcast Live read more

Family Dentistry, Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center Offer Continuing Education Course read more

Important P-card Reconciliation and Approval Information for Summer read more

Library to Close May 9-17 read more

Free Shuttle Service Available For Softball Tournament read more

ISU Gains Emergency Management Accreditation read more

Counseling Student Receives Scholarship read more

Business Team Wins Global Competition read more

Faculty Vote to Reject Constitution read more

Nominations are Requested for ISU Ombuds Program read more


"The Snow Apple Collection" is on Display at Library May 4-July 31 read more

Children's Art Workshop Set May 9 read more

"Philosophy for the Public" lecture series continues Thursday, May 14 read more

Faculty/Staff Updates

Perry Gee earns $15,000 For Diabetes Project read more

Mona Xu Published in Positive Approaches to Optimal Relationship Development read more

Mary Nies Published in American Journal of Health Behavior read more

Michele Brumley is Guest Editor for Developmental Psychobiology read more

Employment Opportunities

The following departments have immediate promotional and transfer opportunities. For a complete job descriptions and application instructions visit Employees who hold permanent status in any of the following classifications may also contact the hiring departments directly to submit a resume and any other requested application materials.

Financial Technician-TRiO. Apply by May 12, 2015

Please visit for a list of all current classified, non-classified, and faculty job openings. Please call Kristi Osborn at ext. 4828 with any questions.


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