News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 18, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 38

In this Issue

ISU Research Highlighted in College Teaching

Research from Idaho State University was recently highlighted in an article in College Teaching which stated the importance of a Doctor of Arts versus a doctoral degree for future college educators. (read more...)

ISU Graduate Wins Geologic Map Competition

Idaho State University graduate Robert Mahon recently received the top award for the Inaugural US Geological Survey/Geological Society of America Best Student Geologic Map Competition held at the 125th anniversary Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Denver. (read more...)

School of Performing Arts to Host Gala

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will host the 2013-14 New Year's Eve Gala inside the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Dec. 31 beginning at 7 p.m. for a night of wine, dinner and first-rate entertainment from the era of "The Great Gatsby." (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Dr. Kelly Pesnell is the 2014 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State of Idaho Nurse Practioner of the Year (read more...)

Dr. Russell Wahl, Professor of Philosophy and department Vice-Chair, has just returned from a conference "Russell and Wittgenstein at the Crossroads 1911-1921" (read more...)

Philosophers from Idaho State University recently attended and presented at the Intermountain Philosophy Conference, hosted this year at Utah Valley University (read more...)

News Bites

The third annual Idaho State University Tree Lighting event, presented by the Union Program Council, will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 (read more...)

Free Community Health Screening for Uninsured Adults is Dec. 5 (read more...)

ISU's Leadership Development class is collecting cans for the Food Bank (read more...)