News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 6, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 5

In this Issue

Enrollment Up Spring Semester

Enrollment at Idaho State University has increased for the spring 2012 semester. (read more...)

Gov. Otter Visits RISE Complex

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter touted the benefits of his proposed new $5 million IGEM, Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission, at the Idaho State University Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex on Wednesday, Feb. 1. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Geosciences researchers Nancy Glenn, Rupesh Shrestha and David Streutker received a second place 2012 John I. Davidson President's Award for Practical Papers (read more...)

Congratulations to the Spring 2011-2012 Staff Council Professional Development recipients (read more...)

News Bites

Treasure Valley toddlers with significant hearing loss will be better prepared for mainstream preschool, thanks to two grants totaling $2,500 awarded to the Toddler Early Listening and Learning Program at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center (read more...)

Idaho State University and Verizon Wireless jointly announced a three-year partnership to introduce UHopeLineŽ, an expansion of the company's HopeLineŽ wireless phone recycling program (read more...)

Fulbright scholar Michael Adams will be featured in the exhibit "Skibladnir: Then installation in the Viking Ship Museum" at the Museum of Cultural History at the University of Oslo in Olso, Norway (read more...)

Idaho State University has been selected as a host site for the nationally acclaimed Elect Her training (read more...)

The 19th annual Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance (PPSA) Spaghetti Feed, Raffle and Auction will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

Nathan Barnes's Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition "Old Voices, New Ears" will open Monday, Feb. 6, in the John B. Davis Gallery of the ISU Fine Arts Building (read more...)

The ISU Massage Therapy Club is offering Valentine's massages in Feb. 10 for a minimum suggested donation of $20 cash per person (read more...)

Organizations are invited to participate in the second annual Celebrate Idaho State event March 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union (read more...)

Idaho State University's International Affairs Council is proud to present the 41st Annual Frank Church Symposium, featuring the theme of "Democracy in a Changing World," Feb. 29-March 2 (read more...)

Graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for the Graduate Student Symposium for Research and Creative Excellence (read more...)

Undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for the Undergraduate Student Symposium for Research and Creative Excellence (read more...)

The Division of Health Sciences will be hosting its Annual Research Day on Friday, March 16 in the North/Middle Fork Rooms of the Pond Student Union (read more...)