News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 13, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 6

In this Issue

ISU Meridian Gives Kids a Smile

Most kids don't mind missing a few hours of school. But for a visit to the dentist? (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Congratulations to Randy Jones, University Storekeeper in Finance and Administration's Purchasing Department (read more...)

Please join us to celebrate the retirement of David Sorensen, Ph.D., Speech Pathologist, from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department (read more...)

Electrical engineering Professor and Department Chair Hossein Mousavinezhad met with Idaho Governor C. L. "Butch" Otter to discuss the issue of attracting more students into University-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (read more...)

News Bites

The Student Success Center will offer a series of presentations during the month of March to promote peer involvement on campus beginning March 1 (read more...)

The Anderson Gender Resource Center will host poet and doula V. Wetlaufer March 7 as part of this ninth annual Art of Gender in Everyday Life Conference (read more...)

ISU - Meridian is partnering with several agencies to provide free health screenings Feb. 16 in Boise (read more...)

The 19th annual Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance Spaghetti Feed, Raffle and Auction is Friday, Feb. 24 (read more...)

The Division of Health Science will host the "2012 Research Day: Crossing the Boundaries Through the Disciplines" March 16 (read more...)

The Union Program Council will present a fun-filled evening of family entertainment with The Society Improv Comedy Troupe March 16 (read more...)

Free income tax return preparation for low income taxpayers will be offered by VITA, a volunteer arm of the Internal Revenue Service, every Thursday through March 15 (read more...)

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is teaming with Alaskan "fin artist" Ray Troll to collect more information about a prehistoric predator (read more...)

A Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition titled "Pestilence" will open Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the ISU John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building (read more...)

Photos of "Brush With Greatness," Idaho State University and Delta Dental of Idaho's special evening at the Boise Steelheads hockey game (read more...)