News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

September 9, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 31

In this Issue

Homecoming Parade Set Oct. 5

The Idaho State University Homecoming 2013 Parade on Saturday, Oct. 5, has a new starting time of 9:30 a.m. (read more...)

College of Arts and Letters Uses iPads to Better Engage Students

Better engaging students and improving testing integrity are two of the main goals being pursued using computer tablets at the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

J. Vincent Nix recently presented a summary of the data from across all J. A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation (JKAF) two-year pilot projects that made up the Continuous Enrollment Project (read more...)

Dr. Matthew VanWinkle, Assistant Professor of English, has recently presented the paper "Witness Relocations: Memory, Movement, and a Temptation Resisted in Wordsworth and Coleridge" (read more...)

Dr. Laura Woodworth-Ney, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce Dr. Sherri R. Dienstfrey has been selected director of the University Honors Program (read more...)

Mary Anne Hales Reynolds, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, has been chosen as a 2013 American Nurses Foundation-Nursing Research Grant recipient (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho Museum of Natural History will offer classes, programs, and special events throughout the fall to spark interest in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields (read more...)

Associate professor and registered dietitian, Ruth Schneider, is profiled for her efforts to fight hunger in Boise in the September-October issue of Food and Nutrition Magazine (read more...)

The Professional Development and Publicity Committee is pleased to announce its first event of the year, a work-in-progress discussion focused on Professor Jessica Winston's manuscript "The Translation of Learning in Early Elizabethan England" (read more...)

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy faculty, students and staff will provide free flu vaccinations to the first 100 guests who register for adult flu shots during the Pharmacy Open House, slated for Friday, Oct. 4 (read more...)

Cooper Norman has donated a Learning and Resource Center to Idaho State University's College of Business (read more...)

Season tickets for the Idaho State Civic Symphony are available for purchase at the Idaho State University Box Office (read more...)

Idaho State University's Department of Art MFA graduate students will teach an eight-week Saturday art class for children from Sept. 14 to Nov. 9 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Department of Art will present the sixth annual Graduate Art Student Presentations in the format of a gallery talk at 4 p.m. Sept. 19 in the John B. Davis Gallery located on the lower level of the ISU Fine Arts Building (read more...)

Information on Summer 2013 Effort Reports on Sponsored Grants and Contracts Funding (read more...)

This fall semester, Central Academic Advising will present the third annual semester-long student success and retention series called Harvest Your Potential (read more...)