News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

September 5, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 35

In this Issue

Dental Clinic Celebrates Grand Opening

Idaho State University and Delta Dental of Idaho recently celebrated the grand opening of a new dental clinic that provides advanced education for licensed dentists and affordable dental care for underserved patients in the Treasure Valley. (read more...)

ISU Professor Awarded $50,400 Fellowship

Idaho State University English professor Jessica Winston has been awarded a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the 2011-12 academic year. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

All are invited to celebrate the retirement of Janene Willer Sept. 8 (read more...)

Dr. Jack Owens, research professor in history, organized a workshop at Boise's Grove Hotel in August for researchers participating in the project "Understanding Social Networks within Complex, Nonlinear Systems: Geographically-Integrated History and Dynamics GIS" (read more...)

ISU-Meridian's Ruth Schneider and Rick Tivis are honorees in the 2011 Health Care Heroes program sponsored by the Idaho Business Review newspaper in Boise (read more...)

Jeff Meldrum, Idaho State University associate professor of anatomy and anthropology, has been featured on the American Association for the Advancement of Science's website in an AAAS Spotlight feature "5 Things About Me: Anthropologist Jeff Meldrum" (read more...)

Congratulate the summer ISU Cares Spot award winners (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University Department of Art and Pre-Architecture will feature the fourth annual Graduate Art Student Presentations Sept. 8 (read more...)

The 30th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, is Saturday, Sept. 17 (read more...)

Pocatello artists Torgesen Murdock and Anne Merkley are the winners of the Idaho State University "Paint the Pond" competition for the newly renovated Pond Student Union (read more...)

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" fine arts series will present Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand, Saturday, Sept. 24 (read more...)

The Office of Human Resources is once again offering a variety of workshops for faculty and staff, with many of them being offered via distance learning in Idaho Falls and Meridian (read more...)