News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 4, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 1

News Bites

The ISU Outdoor Center is selling three-month memberships to Fitness, Inc. to benefit CW HOG (read more...)

The Anderson Gender Resource Center’s Womyn’s Health and Baby U Club is asking for donations of baby, child and maternity clothes for a fundraiser scheduled Jan. 27 (read more...)

In this Issue

High—Tech Watershed Management

Geosciences professors Nancy Glenn and Daniel Ames are developing high-tech tools to help local communities, agencies, and governments analyze and manage watersheds—vast areas of land that drain into lakes and rivers. (read more...)

Helping At-Risk Students

The Idaho State University College of Education’s Intermountain Center for Educational Effectiveness is East Idaho’s regional service center for implementing a statewide program that employs master educators to help K-12 schools improve the quality of education they provide to at-risk students. (read more...)

NSF awards grant for chemistry, biochemistry scholarships

The National Science Foundation has awarded more than a half of million dollars in grant funding that will benefit Idaho State University chemistry and biochemistry students.

The Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Grant will be awarded over the next five years. Total grant funding is $568,935. (read more...)