News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 27, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 8

In this Issue

Student Honored Nationally

Idaho State University statistics senior Jeremy Farrell, who worked in ISU chemistry Professor John Kalivas's chemistry laboratory, is one of 74 undergraduates nationwide to be selected to present a research poster at the national Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill event in April. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Economics Professor Cynthia Hill is the co-author of a new edition of the university-level McGraw-Hill economics textbook, "The Economy Today" (read more...)

Angie Zielinski, assistant professor in the Department of Art & Pre-Architecture, was named one of ten finalists in the 2012 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award (read more...)

Dr. Anna L. Schwartz was selected to receive the 2012 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson Oncology Nursing Society Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature (read more...)

Erika Kuhlman, an associate professor of history, recently published a new book, "Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers and the Remaking of a Nation after the Great War" (read more...)

News Bites

The Pond Student Union is proud to announce the grand opening of its newly renovated food court featuring Grillnation, Mandalay Express and Einstein Bros. Bagels on Tuesday, March 6 (read more...)

George Handley, Professor of Humanities at Brigham Young University in Provo, will discuss his scholarship on theological approaches to ecology on March 2 (read more...)

The Anderson Gender Resource Center is will screen LUNAFEST 2012, a festival of nine short films by, for and about women, on March 8 in Pocatello and March 20 in Idaho Falls (read more...)

Alan Bermensolo, CEO and president of B Transfer, Inc. and B Secure Self Storage, LLC, of Mountain Home, is the Idaho State University Idaho Business Leader of the Year 2012 (read more...)

ISU's "A Season of Note" fine arts series will present Jenny Oaks Baker March 17 (read more...)

A trio comprised of ISU music faculty soprano Diana Livingston-Friedley and tenor Geoffrey Friedley, and pianist and guest artist Jeffrey Price from the University of Utah will perform Hugo Wolf's "Italian Songbook" on Saturday, March 3 (read more...)

ISU's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Broken String" Friday, March 2 (read more...)

A visit by Joseph Bruchac, an Abenaki Indian who is the award-winning author of more than 120 books for children and adults, master storyteller and musician, will highlight the 26th annual ISU Bellon Visiting Author Series scheduled March 5-7 (read more...)

Epic journeys, fortunes of gold gained and lost, and plenty of detail about living in the Idaho wilderness during frontier times are chronicled in the new non-fiction book "Wilderness Brothers: Prospecting, Horse Packing, & Homesteading on the Western Frontier," by ecology Professor Emeritus G. Wayne Minshall (read more...)

All campus departments are encouraged to nominate one or more student employees for the Student Employee of the Year scholarship awards (read more...)

ISU-Meridian Health Science Center is accepting applications to its Associate of Science degree program in paramedic science (read more...)