News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

September 12, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 36

In this Issue

Molecular Research Core Facility Earns Grant

A $194,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a DNA sequencer will transform the research capabilities of Idaho State University's Molecular Research Core Facility. (read more...)

Tom Hallaq Wins a Gold EMPixx

Idaho State University Assistant Professor Tom Hallaq from the James E. Rogers Mass Communication Department was recognized with a Gold EMPixx award for his 2010 production on radiation safety produced in association with ISU's Technical Safety Office and the Idaho National Laboratory. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University assistant psychology professor Kathleen McCulloch is quoted in the Sept. 3 web edition of The Economist magazine in an article about her recent study dealing with goal satiation (read more...)

Jennifer Eastman Attebery, Professor of English and Director of the Folklore Program, will present the 2011 O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History at Augustana College in October (read more...)

New ISU adjunct history professor James Francis, who is teaching "U.S. History for Teachers" this fall, was honored last May for "Outstanding Teaching in the Humanities" by the Idaho Humanities Council (read more...)

News Bites

'McLove ISU Night' Set Sept. 15; 'I Love ISU Night at Sonic' Set Sept. 19 (read more...)

The Idaho State University "A Season of Note" Roger Williams Concert scheduled for Oct. 1 has been canceled due to the performer's illness (read more...)

When ISU students want to be a part of the university conversation, they can turn to "ASISU Speaks," KISU-FM's live, monthly news-talk program (read more...)

Nuclear reactor engineers from around the globe are gathering in Idaho Falls Sept. 12-15 for the National Organization of Test, Research, and Training Reactors annual meeting hosted by Idaho State University and the Idaho National Laboratory (read more...)

Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for a free suicide prevention training in Pocatello from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 (read more...)

Anyone ages 50 to 85 who wishes to join the innovative New Horizons Music program in Pocatello are invited to attend an organizational and informational Sept. 14 (read more...)

Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year's ISU holiday card (read more...)