News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 19, 2009 — Vol. 25 No. 33

Faculty/Staff Updates

Aref Hashem named ISU Cares Customer Service Provider of the year (read more...)

Graham Garner, Linda Hatzenbuehler, Frank Mercogliano, Linda Smith and Jeff Tingey were nominated for the Idaho State Journal Business Awards (read more...)

Deb Thompson is retiring from the College of Technology after 32 years (read more...)

Aaron Eakman gave the keynote address and Theodore Peterson presented at the Idaho Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference (read more...)

Jerry Lyons asked to serve as an Associate Editor of the journal “Applied Research in Recreation” (read more...)

News Bites

Historian and historical archeologist Priscilla Wegers is speaking on Polly Bemis, Idaho’s most famous Chinese woman (read more...)

Project Hope’s advocate office and services are now located at the Student Health Center (read more...)

Experience the benefits of massage at the Idaho State University Massage Therapy clinic (read more...)

Power outages are scheduled in the Dental Arts building and the Dental Clinic building Friday Oct. 23 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (read more...)

The southwest corner of the R01 parking lot near Frazier Hall will be cordoned off Wednesday, Oct. 21 (read more...)

The Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center invites the public to a film screening of “Who Does She Think She Is?” in the Bengal Theater (read more...)

Find out about health care programs available at ISU-Meridian at the Health Science Experience Night (read more...)

Spread the word about BengalWeb for students, launching Oct. 21 (read more...)

Have a video of your best lecture or the latest adventure of a student club? We’d love to see it on our university YouTube channel (read more...)

In this Issue

Idaho Conference on Health Care has new format

The 22nd annual Idaho Conference on Health Care Oct. 30 on the theme “Caring for Idaho” features a new format and includes the second annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium, which is free and open to the public.

The conference, sponsored by the Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions, will be transmitted from Pocatello to the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center via ISU’s distance learning network. The conference will feature four distinct tracks. (read more...)

President Vailas outlines plans for holdback

In a letter to students, faculty and staff members sent Oct. 13, Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas outlined the University’s 6-percent holdback plan ordered for higher education on Sept. 25 by Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter.

Vailas said he maintained the principles and strategies he first outlined at an open forum held at Idaho State University on Sept. 28. (read more...)