News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 24, 2009 — Vol. 25 No. 25

Faculty/Staff Updates

David McLelland and Richard Trussel retire from ISU Facilities Services (read more...)

ISU’s Native American Business Administration degree program and the Diversity Resource Center will be featured in an upcoming edition of the online publication, americadiversityplace.com. (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is offering an online course for students, medical providers and case managers who want to learn more about HIV and AIDS in Idaho. The class starts today. (read more...)

Idaho State University will soon provide Google Applications (Google Apps) for Education to faculty, staff and students, resulting in improved services and significant reduction in costs. E-mail addresses will remain the same. (read more...)

The annual student involvement fair is set for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Hutchinson Quadrangle. (read more...)

Register now to attend the Idaho Conference on Health Care on Oct. 30. (read more...)

A classroom especially for children of faculty and staff is now open at the Early Learning Center. (read more...)

The ISU Dental Hygiene Clinic is now scheduling appointments. (read more...)

Housing Director finalists to present on campus. (read more...)

In this Issue

The new Idaho State University Health Science Center expects to serve more than 700 students this fall

The new Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center expects to serve a record number of students this fall with some 500 students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate health science programs.

ISU-Meridian will serve an additional 200 students through the University’s dual enrollment program for high school students and through specialized training programs for working professionals, according to Bessie Katsilometes, dean of academic programs. (read more...)

Idaho State University is listed as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, which this week released its list for 2010

Idaho State University is listed as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, which this week released its list for 2010.

The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students. Schools on the list range from state universities and private colleges to community colleges and trade schools. The common bond is their shared priority of recruiting students with military experience. (read more...)

Idaho State University biological sciences professors honored by The Wildlife Society with a Wildlife Publications Award

Idaho State University biological sciences Professor and Chair Terry Bowyer and Professor John Kie have been honored by The Wildlife Society with a Wildlife Publications Award for an Outstanding Article for their paper “Effects of scale on interpreting life-history characteristics of ungulates and carnivores. (read more...)