News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 18, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 6

In this Issue

Marvin Lewis Receives Distinguished Alumni Award at Reception

"Once a Bengal, always a Bengal" rings true for many alumni from Idaho State, but perhaps not more so than for Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. (read more...)

Frank Church Symposium Begins Feb. 27

Idaho State University's International Affairs Council (IAC), housed in the College of Arts and Letters, is proud to present the 42nd Annual Frank Church Symposium, featuring the theme of "Leadership and Power Struggles in the Contemporary World," Feb. 27 - March 1. (read more...)

Ron Nilson named Business Leader of the Year

Ron Nilson, CEO and president of Ground Force Manufacturing in Post Falls, is the Idaho Business Leader of the Year 2013. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University's Department of Geosciences Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory and the Idaho National Laboratory recently published a paper on unmanned aircraft systems (read more...)

Several Idaho State University employees and one department was recognized for exceptional customer service in an awards ceremony on Friday, Feb.15 (read more...)

News Bites

Country music legend Don Williams, joined by Colm Kirwan, will perform a concert April 18 (read more...)

Learn how to talk about science with your neighbors or the news media at a free workshop, Wednesday, May 29, at Boise State University (read more...)

More than 70 people gathered on the Meridian campus to enjoy ISU Sign Language Club's Story Night Feb. 7 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.) will host "A Night in Mexico" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

The third annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, will feature more than 100 groups providing a variety of free food, entertainment, art, culture, information, and scientific displays and demonstrations from 4 to 7 p.m. March 19 at the ISU Pond Student Union (read more...)

The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble will perform its first concert of the semester Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center (read more...)

Alyson Hagy, award-winning author, will visit ISU and read from her novel Boleto at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Anderson Gender Resource Center will screen LUNAFEST 2013, a festival of nine short films by, for and about women, on March 7 in Pocatello and March 13 in Idaho Falls (read more...)

ISU-Meridian assistant audiology professor, Gabriel Bargen, Ph.D., is recruiting Treasure Valley children for a study that could lead to better hearing tests for kids (read more...)

Greg Finch, our TIAA-CREF Representative, will be on campus Feb. 26 - 28 in the Selway Room at the Student Union Building (read more...)

"Intellectual Property, Tech Transfer in University" is the topic of the noon-1:30 p.m. Feb. 22 Idaho State University Faculty Development Seminar by Darlene Gerry, director of the intellectual property management and university partnerships in the ISU Office of Research (read more...)