News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 2, 2009 — Vol. 25 No. 35

Faculty/Staff Updates

Gregory T. Garcia has joined the faculty of the Informatics Research Institute (read more...)

Dr. Barbara Stephenson has joined the history department as a post-doctoral researcher (read more...)

William James McCurdy will present the paper “Peirce’s Logic of Relations, Philosophy, and Physics: A Graph-Theoretical Toolkit” in Bogotá, Columbia (read more...)

News Bites

Graduate students are invited to take part in the monthly 2nd Friday get-togethers (read more...)

The WeLEAD Research Symposium, Nov. 11 showcases the work of female STEM faculty and students (read more...)

The ISU Women's Club will hold its annual Holiday Fair on Nov. 13 (read more...)

Members of the interim evaluation team from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities will be on campus Nov. 5-6 (read more...)

The MFA Thesis Exhibition by Pocatello resident Anne Vest is the next event scheduled at the John B. Davis Gallery (read more...)

CW HOG will present the annual Warren Miller ski movie on Nov. 7 (read more...)

More than 140 high school students, parents and college students attended Health Science Experience Night at ISU-Meridian (read more...)

State of Idaho employees can receive a free customized personal health assessment report (read more...)

The joint 14th Intermountain Conference on the Environment and the 42nd Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Symposium will be held at ISU Nov. 5-6 (read more...)

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

The ISU Reading Project is hosting a series of lectures and events in November (read more...)

Abstract submissions will be accepted soon for “Communities and KCHP: Advancing Idaho Health Care Together” (read more...)

In this Issue

English professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Idaho State University Associate Professor of English Alan Johnson has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to lecture and study at the University of Mumbai in Mumbai, India, during spring semester 2010.

“I am thrilled and excited by my selection, not only for the opportunities it allows for study, but also for the opportunity it offers to be an ambassador for Idaho State University and American higher education,” Johnson said. (read more...)

Intermountain Center for Educational Effectiveness creates curriculum, helps Idaho’s teachers

Idaho State University's Intermountain Center for Educational Effectiveness (ICEE) in the College of Education is changing the way teachers teach.

The ICEE in collaboration with eastern Idaho School districts is defining classroom instructional objectives based on Idaho K-12 content standards and conforming to the No Child Left Behind Act.

This is just one of several major grant projects the ICEE is currently working on. (read more...)