News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 6, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 28

In this Issue

Accelerator Center Helps Power Curiousity

The $2.5 billion Curiosity rover successfully landed on Mars on Aug. 6 and Idaho State University's Mike Smith is confident about his part on powering the automobile-sized craft that has travelled more than 339,000,000 miles to the Red Planet. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University's Jason Harris was honored with the Elda E. Anderson Award at the 57th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society held in Sacramento, Calif., in July (read more...)

Congratulations to the following winners of our June ISU Cares "Spot" awards (read more...)

All are invited to wish Joseph Han farewell at a reception in his honor Aug. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Wood River room of the Pond Student Union (read more...)

Biological Sciences has an opening for a Financial Technician (read more...)

The Pond Student Union is accepting applications for a Building Facility Foreman (read more...)

Student Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Kroeger as the Director of Recruitment and Admissions, effective Aug. 27 (read more...)

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD, co-presented a continuing education program on Autoimmune Diseases with Dr. Ann Spolarich at the RDH Under One Roof Conference on Aug. 1 (read more...)

News Bites

The first Great Idaho State University Ambush, an approximately 5-kilometer mud and obstacle team race, will be held Sept. 8 and early registration is due Aug. 12 (read more...)

Idaho State University's College of Education will be hosting their fourth annual Welcome Back Celebration, "Let the Learning Begin! (read more...)

The College of Science and Engineering is moving to Colonial Hall Aug. 13- 15 (read more...)