News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

July 8, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 25

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Jessica Winston, Professor of English, has published an article, co-authored with James Ker, "A Note on Jasper Heywood's 'Free Compositions' in Troas (1559), in Modern Philology: Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval through Contemporary

Dr. Jessica Winston, Professor of English, has published an article, co-authored with James Ker, "A Note on Jasper Heywood's 'Free Compositions' in Troas (1559), in Modern Philology: Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval through Contemporary. Winston and Ker are also the editors of Elizabethan Seneca, Three Tragedies, released in 2012 as Volume 8 in the Modern Humanities Research Association's Tudor and Stuart Translations Series. Dr. Winston serves as Director of English Graduate Studies in the Department of English and Philosophy. Her honors and awards include an NEH Fellowship in 2011-12. She has taught at ISU since 2002.

Denise M. Bowen, RDH, MS, published a paper entitled "History of Dental Hygiene Research" in the Special Commemorative Issue of the Journal of Dental Hygiene June 2013

Denise M. Bowen, RDH, MS, published a paper entitled "History of Dental Hygiene Research" in the Special Commemorative Issue of the Journal of Dental Hygiene June 2013. JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD, coauthored with Ann Spolarich, RDH, PhD, the paper "Advancing the Profession Through Doctoral Education" in the same journal.

Matt Kroeger was recently part of an alumni panel for College Board's Enrollment Leadership Academy graduates at the College Board's Midwest Regional Office

Matt Kroeger was recently part of an alumni panel for College Board's Enrollment Leadership Academy graduates at the College Board's Midwest Regional Office (MRO). He was invited back to share his experience and perspective on transitioning to be a new director at a new institution.

Dr. Mary Nies, Division of Health Sciences Associate Dean and School of Nursing Director was selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Wharton Executive Leadership Program

Dr. Mary Nies, Division of Health Sciences Associate Dean and School of Nursing Director was selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Wharton Executive Leadership Program, where she attended a four day intensive training program in mid-June, 2013. Offered by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, this highly competitive program is designed for chief nursing academic officers.

Kandis V. Garland published in Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS, published "Revisit OSHA Compliance" in the June 2013 issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.

Ruiling Guo, Associate Professor and Health Sciences Librarian, Dr. Patrick Hermanson, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration, and Dr. Tracy Farnsworth, Associate Dean of the Division of Health Sciences, have received an Assessment and Planning Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/Pacific Northwest Region

Ruiling Guo, Associate Professor and Health Sciences Librarian, Dr. Patrick Hermanson, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration, and Dr. Tracy Farnsworth, Associate Dean of the Division of Health Sciences, have received an Assessment and Planning Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/Pacific Northwest Region. This award has been granted for them to conduct a research project on evidence-based management among Idaho healthcare administrators.

Mark Levine, director of Marketing and Communications, has retired

Mark Levine, director of Marketing and Communications, has retired. Andrew Taylor is serving as interim director, and can be contacted at ext. 3209.

News Bites

The Idaho Museum of Natural History/Academic Affairs, has an immediate opening for a Financial Technician

The Idaho Museum of Natural History/Academic Affairs, has an immediate opening for a Financial Technician. For a complete job description, requirements, and application instructions visit us at http://www.isu.edu/humanr/classified.shtml. Applications must be submitted by July 12. If you hold permanent status as a Financial Tech, you will not need to apply online; send resume to mosemary@isu.edu. Please call Denise Hopster at ext. 4828 if you have any questions.

Join Kappa Delta Pi, the ISU Rugby Club, the ISU Diversity Resource Center and the College of Education in celebrating International Nelson Mandela Day Thursday, July 18, at 4 p.m. in the College of Education Auditorium

Join Kappa Delta Pi, the ISU Rugby Club, the ISU Diversity Resource Center and the College of Education in celebrating International Nelson Mandela Day Thursday, July 18, at 4 p.m. in the College of Education Auditorium.

The movie, Invictus will be shown, and cake and lemonade will be served. Attendees are invited to donate to the Idaho Foodbank's Backpack program. Donating $6.20 provides a weekend of food for a hungry Idaho child sent home in their backpack. Donations will be accepted in the Office of the Dean.

Mandela Day celebrates Nelson Mandela and the 67 years of his life spent fighting for human rights. The day is a call to action, inspiring each individual to make a difference by giving 67 minutes in service to their local community to help change the world for the better.

Dr. Jennifer Holst, clinical associate professor and audiologist in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and audiology student, Sarah Weber, are participating in a humanitarian mission to Ambato, Ecuador, July 13-21

Dr. Jennifer Holst, clinical associate professor and audiologist in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and audiology student, Sarah Weber, are participating in a humanitarian mission to Ambato, Ecuador, July 13-21. They are traveling with Medical Missions Foundation, based in Leawood, Kan.

You can follow their travels at http://mmfworld.org/. Click on "blog" in the middle of the page and look for the 2013 Ambato, Ecuador updates.

Holst is based on the Pocatello campus and Weber attended her third year of the audiology program at ISU-Meridian. and first two years in Pocatello. She is completing a fourth-year externship at an ears, nose and throat clinic.