News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 11, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 37

In this Issue

A new book published by Idaho State University Associate Professor Esther Ntuli will provide educators with a better understanding of blended learning methods and styles. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Alan Johnson, Professor of English, has been awarded an Idaho Humanities Council Fellowship which will fund his research travel to the British Library, London, and to archives and nature reserves in India during his sabbatical spring semester 2014 (read more...)

Dr. Margaret Johnson, Professor of English and Associate Vice-President, Academic Affairs, has been selected to serve on the Idaho Humanities Council (read more...)

Dr. Brian Attebery, Professor of English and Editor, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, just returned from Portland, where he was a featured speaker at two public events sponsored by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (read more...)

Matthew Sanger, professor of education at Idaho State University, recently collaborated on a book with Richard E. Osguthorpe, a Boise State University professor (read more...)

Nominations are being requested for 2013 ISU Cares Manager Award (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University's French Club will host its annual "A Taste of France" fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16 (read more...)

New teaching standards are being implemented nationwide, including in the Gem State with the new Idaho Core Standards. This inspired Idaho State University education Professor Cory Bennett to help Idaho teachers to better prepare students for success in math through the creation of regional math centers, which were recently approved by the state (read more...)

The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts Theatre will present "The Shape of Things" in the Black Box Theatre inside the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Nov. 15, 16, 18, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. (read more...)

The Idaho State University Reed Gymnasium swimming pool will be out of service for the next seven to eight weeks while repairs are being made to its circulation systems, announced ISU officials (read more...)

Student health insurance enrollment has dropped at Idaho State University as the price has increased to adhere to standards set by the Affordable Care Act (read more...)

An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion focusing on Narrative will be held in the Department of English and Philosophy on Nov. 15 beginning at 3:30 p.m. in LA256 (read more...)

Attend an Export Controls Discussion Tuesday, Nov. 19 (read more...)