News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

February 3, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 4

In this Issue

ISU and C of I physician assistant studies partnership moves forward

The College of Idaho's joint physician assistant program has received a $100,000 grant from The ALSAM Foundation, based in Salt Lake City, to support renovations of a facility on the Caldwell campus. (read more...)

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Symphony

Celebrate Valentine's Day with an evening at the Stephens Performing Arts Center enjoying the Idaho State-Civic Symphony's POPS concert Viva Mariachi at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, featuring virtuoso mariachi Jeff Nevin. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy recently chose Idaho State University Pharmacy assistant professor Kirk Hevener for a New Investigator Award (read more...)

Lynn Bohecker, a doctoral student in the Department of Counseling, Division of Health Sciences, in the Kasiska School of Health Professions, was selected as a 2013-14 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Presidential Fellow (read more...)

Kelsie Hendrickson, a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at ISU, was selected by the Board of Directors of the Society for the Advancement in Behavior Analysis to receive the 2014 Sidney W. and Janet R. Bijou grant (read more...)

Dr. Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu had an article published in Neuroscience Letters and another article accepted into Nicotine & Tobacco Research (read more...)

Eli M. Oboler Library Associate Professor Philip Homan's paper about the Idaho Horse Queen has been accepted for the Galloping History International Symposium at Bilkent University (read more...)

ISU - Twin Falls University Programs Director Chris Vaage has been appointed by the City Council to serve on the Twin Falls Public Library Board (read more...)

Denise Bowen, RDH, MS, published the paper "Oral Cancer Screenings" in the December 2013 issue of the Journal of Dental Hygiene (read more...)

News Bites

The spring 2014 Idaho State University Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition featuring the work of Carla Jensen and Carrie Bridges is scheduled Feb. 4-14 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Spring Career Fair, sponsored by the ISU Credit Union, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

The Idaho State University Nepalese Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom (read more...)

What do parents teach children about gender and violence? This is the subject of discussion of an Idaho State University Humanities Café set at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at Portneuf Valley Brewery in Pocatello (read more...)

Idaho State University's Oboler Library will host its fifth annual miniature golf fundraiser on Feb. 8 and will hold a book sale fundraiser on Feb. 8 and 9 (read more...)

In conjunction with the 14th annual ISU Center for New Directions Women and Work Conference, the Center is offering an evening presentation by Conference keynote speaker, Courtney Reed-Jenkins on micro-messages (read more...)

It's time again to "Celebrate Idaho State!" The 4th Annual CommUniversity Event hosted by ISU is scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Building (read more...)

Did you know that ISU and the State of Idaho have a Shared Leave Program which allows for employees to receive transferred leave hours when suffering from a serious health condition? (read more...)