News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

April 28, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 15

In this Issue

Chastity Lee Named the Ultimate Bengal

It may have been the two hawks she saw while driving back from work in the morning or the prayer she gave. Whatever it was, 21-year-old Chastity Lee's luck continued as she was awarded the $13,000-plus Idaho State University Ultimate Bengal Challenge scholarship package Wednesday night. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University-Meridian Associate Vice President Bessie Katsilometes was keynote speaker at the NABCA Annual Conference, April 9-12, in Newport Beach, Calif. (read more...)

Lawrence H. Beaty, Executive Director and Chair of Idaho State University's Energy Systems Technology and Education Center, was one of 40 participants from colleges and universities nationwide selected to participate in a new National Science Foundation Engineering Ideas Lab (read more...)

Professor Sarah T. Partlow Lefevre, director of the Idaho State University James M. and Sharon E. Rupp Debate, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Lucy Keele Award for Service to the debate community (read more...)

Anna Hiller published a chapter in the collection, Spanish and Portuguese across Time, Place, and Borders: Studies in Honor of Milton M. Azevedo (read more...)

News Bites

Alumni Honored with Professional Achievement Awards (read more...)

The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group Alpine Tower Challenge Course is available for public use now through mid fall and will host its first open house of the season on Saturday, May 3 (read more...)

The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will present the work of local artists Juliet and Danielle Feige in an exhibit "ARTificer˛," running May 1 through July 31 (read more...)

Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host the 2014 Summer Transportation Institute program for the middle school participants June 2-13 (read more...)

The Division for Research Development in the Office of Research is seeking applicants for a Grants/Sponsored Programs Specialist (read more...)

Former Idaho governor and former U.S. Senator Dirk Kempthorne toured the ISU-Meridian campus April 15 while in Meridian to attend the groundbreaking of the I-84 Meridian Road Interchange (read more...)