News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 10, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 40

In this Issue

ISU, ScanTech Announce Partnership

Idaho State University and radiation technology company ScanTech have announced a partnership that will create a testing ground for the latest in national security technology. (read more...)

Former University President Myron Coulter Leaves Legacy at ISU

Former Idaho State University President Myron "Barney" Coulter, who led ISU from 1976 to 1984, died in Waynesville, N.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, after a long battle with cancer. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU Cares Spot Award Winners for August 2011 (read more...)

Idaho State University Department of Geosciences faculty members Elizabeth Balgord, Paul K. Link, Charles R. Krueger, Leif Tapanila and Robert C. Mahon, will present research at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (read more...)

Stuart Summers has joined the ISU College of Technology as the Community Relations Specialist (read more...)

News Bites

Angie Sarich, author of the memoir Leaving Parma, will visit ISU on Thursday, Oct.13 (read more...)

Learn about hot careers in health professions; get a flu shot during ISU-Meridian's Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House Oct. 13 (read more...)

Craig Bauling, of Wolfram Research at Urbana Champaign, Ill will present "Mathematica 8 in EDUCATION and RESEARCH," Oct. 14 (read more...)

The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women will host its annual book sale in the Reed Gymnasium West Foyer on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 (read more...)

The 24th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and fourth annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium is Oct. 21 (read more...)

The ISU Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi will host ISU geosciences Professor and Chair Glenn Thackray as he presents, "Glaciers and Earthquakes of the Sawtooth Range" Oct. 20 at Portneuf Valley Brewing (read more...)

Faculty members in the College of Education's Departments of Educational Foundations and School Psychology Literacy, and Special Education have been accepted as Level Three Research Partners in the simSchool Modules Project (read more...)

The College of Technology's newest pilot program is performing well above national averages after receiving a $1.2 million grant earlier this year to start the project (read more...)

The College of Education, Sport Science and Physical Education Department, and Campus Recreation Department will host the 2011 Idaho Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22 (read more...)

Idaho State University Disability Services will host the second annual Experience College Day from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Salmon River Suite in the Pond Student Union (read more...)

The fall 2011 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition is scheduled Oct. 11-21, with an opening reception Oct. 10, at the John B. Davis Art Gallery (read more...)

The Straight Alliance club and the Genesis Project are happy to welcome poet, activist and writer Elaina M. Ellis to ISU for National Coming Out Day (read more...)

Idaho State University will host a Choral Invitational Festival Friday and Saturday Oct. 14-15 (read more...)

ISU International Night is Oct. 15 (read more...)

The Summer 2011 Effort Reports for work performed on sponsored projects and grants are being mailed to the departments the week of October 3, 2011 (read more...)

Idaho State University and the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center are featured in the fall 2011 issue of Idaho Business, the marketing magazine published by the Idaho Department of Commerce (read more...)

Experience the benefits of a relaxing massage and improve your health at the Idaho State University Massage Therapy Clinic (read more...)

The Disney College Program will visit ISU Oct. 13-14 (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus Oct. 26 and 27 (read more...)