November 2012

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Humanities Café Opens with the Topic of Violence in Society

The first ever Humanities Café was held on October 4 with the Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict, and War in Society presenting professor emeritus Jim Aho from the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice. (read more...)


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Jessica Winston, English, Receives Award

Professor of English, Jessica Winston's paper entitled "Succession Plays at the Inns of Court in the 1560s" has been chosen as the 2012 winner of the Delno C. West Award for best paper presented by a senior scholar at the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association conference. (read more...)


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President's Medallion Award Recipients

The President's Medallion Homecoming Award was established in 2001 to honor friends and alumni of ISU. Recipients are chosen based on outstanding accomplishments, exemplary service and support, distinction to the University, and advancement of higher education. This year's recipients are Carl Davis, Ted Messmore, and Dave Sanna. (read more...)


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Elizabeth Cartwright, Anthropology, Receives Grant

Elizabeth Cartwright, a professor of anthropology, has received a $20,000 Wenner Gren grant. (read more...)



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Debate Team Starts Strong

The Debate Club started the season by defeating a team from Stanford University and finished fifth at a national tournament hosted by Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. (read more...)



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Susan Swetnam, English, Publishes New Book

Susan Swetnam, professor of English, recently published a new book, Books, Bluster, and Bounty: Intermountain West Carnegie Library Building Grants as a Case Study in Grassroots Support for Cultural "Frills." (read more...)


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