News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 20, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 29

In this Issue

Community Welcomes Students at "Welcome Back Orange and Black"

Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win a Bengal-painted car and other great prizes, plus enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the fifth annual "Welcome Back Orange and Black." (read more...)

Firefighters Use New ISU Technology

Firefighters battling the 100-square-mile plus Big Cougar wildfire in Idaho are already using GIS-satellite imagery decision support system designed by Idaho State University's GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Training and Research Center and NASA to help with planning wildfire recovery (read more...)

Homecoming Events Set

Idaho State University's Homecoming 2014, "Bengal Pride on the Prowl" will celebrate a variety of alumni events culminating Sept. 27 (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The College of Arts and Letters nominated three professors for the U.S. Professor of the Year award based on their teaching abilities and the positive impact they have on their students (read more...)

Work by College of Education faculty member Gerard Lyons was accepted for publication in Applied Recreational Research and Programming Annual (read more...)

David Talford, a clinical associate professor in ISU-Meridian's physician assistant studies department, has been invited to present a paper at an international conference for medical educators in Milan, Italy on Sept. 1. (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University, under the direction of President Arthur C. Vailas, recently announced a new Multiculturalism Initiative for the ISU campus (read more...)