News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

December 2, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 39

In this Issue

ISU, Community, to Perform at Second Annual 'Joy to the World, an ISU Christmas'

Idaho State Civic Symphony will present 'Joy to the World, an ISU Christmas' inside the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Dec. 13 and 14. (read more...)

Student Wins Holiday Card Contest

Idaho State University's annual holiday card art contest was won by Pocatello native Karma Morgan this year. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Paul Zmolek, Adjunct faculty in Theatre and Dance, has been selected by the Idaho Commission on the Arts as the Idaho Artist in Focus (read more...)

Dr. Justin Dolan Stover has received a research fellowship from the Idaho Humanities Council (read more...)

James Frost, PhD of the Informatics Research Institute received the Best Paper Award in Pedagogy at the 55th annual National Mountain Plains Management Conference (read more...)

Dr. Paul Sivitz, lecturer in the Department of History, gave papers at two conferences the week of Nov. 4 (read more...)

News Bites

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" will present An Olde English Christmas with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Stephens Performing Art Center's Jensen Grand Concert Hall (read more...)

The third in a series of six health screenings is Thursday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive (read more...)

The Office for Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce three distinct internal funding opportunities for ISU scholars, creators, and researchers (read more...)

Is the practice of deep reading worth saving? Professor Roger Schmidt of ISU's Department of English and Philosophy will address this question in a colloquium that draws upon his research on Jane Austen (read more...)

Nominations for the Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Service Award are due Jan. 24 (read more...)

The Scholarship for Service students of the National Information and Assurance Training and Education Center took time out of their Thanksgiving holiday break to make a contribution of over $250 worth of groceries and turkeys to the Idaho Food Bank (read more...)

Nominations are being requested for the 2013-2014 Outstanding Student Awards (read more...)

Final grading for Fall 2013 Full Term and Late 8 week courses will open on Monday, 12/9 at 8 am and close on Thursday, 12/26 at 5 pm (read more...)

Divisions for Research Development and Research Integrity have moved to the Business and Technology Center (read more...)