News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 21, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 46

In this Issue

Solving Ancient Mysteries

Using only a tooth, researchers at Idaho State University can help solve ancient archeological mysteries — for example, determining what someone ate hundreds of years ago on Easter Island or tracing the genetics of 2,000-year-old Roman slaves — by utilizing new technologies and methods. (read more...)

Stephen Feit Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Stephen Feit, professor and chair of the Idaho State University Department of Counseling, was honored with a Life Time Achievement Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervisions. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

We have just awarded our newest ISU Cares winners for the month "Spot" award (read more...)

News Bites

The Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education recently was awarded more than $97,500 in scholarship grant funding for academic year 2011 — 2012 (read more...)

The Union Program Council will hold a Holiday Tree Lighting Festival at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 featuring a variety of activities (read more...)

Electrical engineering student Chris Larson has received a 2011 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society Scholarship (read more...)

The Outdoor Adventure Center is renting and taking reservations for the Portneuf Yurt System yurts and Camp Taylor cabins (read more...)

Award-winning artist Mindy Gledhill will perform with the Teton Chamber Orchestra Dec. 15 (read more...)

Nominations are now open for alumni Professional Achievement Awards (read more...)

ISU-Twin Falls elementary education students and College of Southern Idaho education students are working together on a service project "Read and Feed" to give Twin Falls elementary students books and snacks on Dec. 9 (read more...)

The Rotary Club of Pocatello and J.R. Simplot Company present "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9, 10 and 17 at Frazier Auditorium in Pocatello (read more...)

ISU's Sport Science and Physical Education students are putting on a 5K Fun Run to benefit Brooklyn's Playground and the Bengal Foundation (read more...)