News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

May 23, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 21

In this Issue

Japanese Club Raises $20,000 for Earthquake Relief

The Idaho State University Japanese Club has raised approximately $20,000 for the Japan Red Cross's earthquake relief efforts. (read more...)

The Couch Potato Effect: Can you satisfy a goal by watching others?

Does watching someone complete a goal motivate us to complete a similar goal? How do the goals of others impact our own efforts?

Idaho State University assistant psychology professor, Kathleen McCulloch, Ph.D., explores these questions in the May issue of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Nona Pristupa, Graduation Specialist, is the second quarter winner of the IPEA Recognition Program (read more...)

Wish Dr. Pamela Crowell, Vice President for Research, well on her new endeavors at a reception June 6 (read more...)

Please join Academic Affairs in wishing Stacey Haase well at her farewell reception Wednesday, May 25 (read more...)

Dr. Shandra Helman is the new bass clarinetist with the Boise Philharmonic (read more...)

ISU has announced new leadership roles for Dr. Richard Jacobsen and Dr. Deb Easterly (read more...)

News Bites

Six ISU Fencing Club members qualified for the 2011 USA Fencing National Championships in Reno, Nev. (read more...)

Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education is accepting applications for the Certified Public Manager Program (read more...)

ISU's emergency preparedness and response system has been selected to be a pilot assessments by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (read more...)

The Outdoor Adventure Center invites everyone to participate in summer workshops running May 21-June 12 (read more...)

The Physical Science Building elevator is closed for repairs (read more...)

On Wednesday, May 25, all water will be off in the Trade and Technology Building from 7:30 a.m. until approximately noon for necessary repairs (read more...)

The Office of Financial Aid currently has an opening for a Technical Records Specialist 1 (read more...)

The College of Arts and Letters Department of Anthropology/Idaho Museum of Natural History has an opening for a financial technician (read more...)

The final two candidates for the vice president for student affairs position have been invited to campus (read more...)

The water will be off in the mornings in Colonial Hall on May 24, and in Reed Gymnasium May 26 (read more...)