News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 11, 2016 — Vol. 32 No. 6

In this Issue

Professor Justin Stover looks to commemorate Irish history through events during spring semester

As a child, Idaho State University professor Justin Stover was immersed in Irish history and culture read more


Director of Performing Arts to have world premiere of percussion concerto at Feb. 12 Idaho State-Civic Symphony concert read more

A showing of the film "Wrenched" and a panel discussion on the legacy of environmental activist Edward Abbey will be held Feb. 18 from 7 to9:30 p.m. in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union. read more

Art department to host third annual Art a la Carte event on Feb. 18 read more

ISU's Mid-Winter Concert will be held on Feb. 19 read more

Idaho State University National Girls and Women in Sports Day events set Feb. 19-20 read more

Idaho Museum of Natural History to host Masquerade Ball benefit Feb. 20 read more

Idaho State University Nepalese Night 2016 set Feb. 20 read more

Idaho State University's 'A Season of Note' will present country singers Terri Clark, Aaron Tippin Feb. 25 read more

Students in the School of Performing Arts will combine their talents in both music and theatre for the production of "Guys and Dolls" beginning Feb. 26 read more

Grant Writers Seminar and Workshop Set Feb. 29 read more

ISU Season of Note will Present "An Evening with Garrison Keillor" Feb. 29 read more

Bellon Visiting Author Series brings children's author, Roseanne Greenfield Thong to Pocatello March 7-9 read more

News Bites

Idaho State University Carnegie research classification changes read more

Accelerated Nursing Students Earn Scholarship read more

ISU Faculty Seed Grant read more

College of Arts & Letters Names 255 Students to Fall Dean's List read more

University Honors Program Students Publish Articles read more

Idaho State University's Department of English and Philosophy is pleased to announce that 2016 Visiting Writer, Michael Mejia, will be in residence from February 11-17 read more

Graduation Reminder read more

Faculty/Staff Updates

All are invited to a retirement celebration honoring Kathy Hayes on Friday, Feb. 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the College of Technology Tech Cafe area

Alan Johnson, Professor of English, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for 2016-17 to support his continued work on the jungle as symbol and reality in Indian literature, culture, and history. read more

Jenn Fuller's Article Published in Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies read more

Congratulations to our 2015 ISU Cares Customer Service Award winners read more

James W. Stoutenborough, Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Idaho EPSCoR Program and the Department of Political Science, has had three articles recently published read more

Mary A. Nies, Director of Nursing Research and Professor, Division of Health Sciences was awarded a Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholars grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC for the 2016-2018 year 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.

Maintenance Craftsman, Sr. Idaho Falls-Facilities Services. Apply by 02/15/2016
Plumber-Housing. Apply by 03/04/2016
Maintenance Craftsman, Sr. Idaho Falls-Facilities Services. Apply by 02/15/2016
HVAC Specialist, Pocatello-Facilities Services. Apply by 02/21/2016

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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