News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 6, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 1

In this Issue

Debate Team Continues Success

The Idaho State University Debate team finished off the fall semester with another big win. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU-Meridian senior research associate, Russell Spearman, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of Physical Education and Human Performance at Manhattan College in Bronx, N.Y. (read more...)

Susan Tavernier, Assistant Professor School of Nursing's abstract titled, "Contextual Factors Influencing Nurse-Led Quality Improvement in U.S. Hospitals" has been accepted for podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing's Nursing Research Conference to be held in Seattle (read more...)

ISU-Meridian professors, Todd Talley and Danny Xu, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences intern Janet Bobango, and pharmacy student Dan Hendrickson presented research at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in November (read more...)

Routledge has just released a textbook co-authored by Dr. Margaret Johnson, Professor of English and Associate Vice-President, Academic Affairs, and Tison Pugh (read more...)

Dr. Amanda Zink has had her article "Maternal Economies in the Estranged Sisterhood of Edith Summers Kelley and Charlotte Perkins Gilman" accepted for publication in Studies in American Fiction (read more...)

Dr. Tracy Montgomery is retiring at the end of fall semester 2013, after 23 years of dedicated teaching and service to Idaho State University (read more...)

Dr. Jennifer Eastman Attebery's book manuscript interpreting Swedish-American Midsummer practices has been accepted for publication in Utah State University Press's "Ritual, Festival, and Celebration" series (read more...)

Oxford University Press has just released Stories About Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth, a new scholarly book by Dr. Brian Attebery, Professor of English and Editor of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (read more...)

News Bites

Years ago, Dr. Julie Newsome started a tradition for Idaho State University's College of Education Idaho Falls campus students (read more...)

Need some extra assistance to attend a work-related workshop, conference or seminar? (read more...)

Complete College America has named Idaho as one of five states to receive a Guided Pathways to Success in STEM Careers Initiative technical assistance grant (read more...)

Idaho State University-Meridian employees have taken second place in their division in Boise's Walk 150 Business Challenge to commemorate Boise's 150th anniversary and encourage a healthy lifestyle (read more...)

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students has received the 2013 Outstanding Chapter Award from the National Society of Physics Students and the American Physical Society (read more...)

Finance and Administration is proposing two new ISUPPs: 2330 - PCI Compliance Policy and 2340 - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Policy (read more...)