News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 19, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 41

In this Issue

Mechanical Engineering Professor Awarded Grant for Robotic Hand Research

Idaho State University mechanical engineering Associate Professor Alba Perez Gracia has been awarded a four-year $445,570 grant through the National Science Foundation's National Robotics Initiative for the design of robotic hands. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The Idaho Public Health Association awarded $400 scholarships to two Idaho State University students and presented assistant professor Galen Louis with its 2012 President's Award during the IPHA's annual meeting and awards reception Nov. 13 at Boise State University (read more...)

Saturday, Nov. 24, Idaho State University-Meridian's Ann Kirkwood will be the featured guest on a call-in radio show addressing suicide among Hispanic youth (read more...)

Dr. Lindsay Tucker and the ISU VA Hearing Clinic honored veterans all week long, passing out ISU pins (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony, Idaho State University Choirs, the ISU Symphonic Band and the Camerata Singers will combine to present "Joy to the World: An ISU Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 8 at the Stephens Performing Art Center in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall (read more...)

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy graduates have achieved a 100-percent pass rate on their national board exam (read more...)

Staff members who have responsibilities with Athletics are encouraged to attend the campuswide NCAA Compliance Rules Education meeting Nov. 27 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center will begin renting and taking reservations for the Portneuf Yurt System yurts and Camp Taylor cabins beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 16 (read more...)

Idaho State University Society of Physics Students and Blackfoot School District 55 will host an egg-flinging catapult competition on Saturday, Dec. 1 (read more...)

Galen Louis has started a scholarship fund to help MPH students with research and thesis projects (read more...)

A Dec. 6 community health screening at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will offer free hepatitis C screenings and flu shots (read more...)

All are invited to attend the annual ROTC Military Ball Nov. 30 (read more...)

Come explore the experiences of service-learning from the Fall 2012 First-Year Seminar classes (read more...)