News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

March 19, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 11

In this Issue

ISU Researchers Study Chemical That Contributes to Dementia

Idaho State University researchers in the Bearden Vascular Health Laboratory are finding clues on how to block the effects of a chemical in the brain that contributes to dementia and strokes. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU economics Professor Scott Benson is the president-elect of the national Faculty Athletics Representative Association and will serve a term as president beginning in November (read more...)

News Bites

The ISU Health Fair 2012 is set for Thursday and Friday, March 22-23, and will feature more than 60 learning centers on a variety of health issues and blood draws (read more...)

Noted freshwater ecologist Alex Huryn, from the University of Alabama Department of Biological Sciences, will deliver the fifth annual G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology April 12 (read more...)

Disability Services invites all to "Who Let the Dogs Out?!?!? Service and Therapy Dogs at ISU and in the Community," a workshop about service and therapy dogs March 21 (read more...)

The College of Pharmacy has won first place in the national competition for Operation Diabetes from the American Pharmacists Association (read more...)

The Theatre and Dance department and Music department are teaming up to present the award-winning musical "Into the Woods" April 6, 7, 9, 12, 13 and 14 (read more...)

Three ISU students have been selected from a nationwide pool of applicants to participate in a cyberinfrastructure program through the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (read more...)

ISU will host the "Symposium on Indigenous Languages: Retention and Revitalization" April 10-12 in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A-C (read more...)