News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

June 2, 2014 — Vol. 30 No. 19

In this Issue

Stephens Center Honored

The Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center has been ranked No. 4 on a list of "The 25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers" by the national website bestvalueschools.com. (read more...)

Unmanned aircraft systems to detect threats to crops in Southeast Idaho

Idaho State University is leading a research project that will use unmanned aircraft systems to create new methods of addressing agricultural crop threats in potato fields. (read more...)

Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University-Meridian video instruction manager Jerry Jones has achieved the CompTIA A+ certification awarded by the Computing Technology Industry Association (read more...)

Denise Bowen, Professor Emeritus, Kathleen Hodges, Professor Emeritus, and JoAnn Gurenlian, Professor and Graduate Program Director are authors of book chapters that appear in the 4th edition of the text Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice (read more...)

Dr. Beverly Ray, Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education at Idaho State University served as an invited participant in the recent National Convening, Fulfilling the Promise: Academic Success for the Military and Veteran Child (read more...)

News Bites

The Idaho State University student dietetics and consumer science organization is the first-place recipient of the National Professional Project award from Phi Upsilon Omicron, the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences (read more...)

Students and a faculty member in an Idaho State University Civil Engineering Technology program teamed up with the ISU GIS Training and Research Center and ISU Facilities Services to create a mobile map of the ISU Centennial Rock Walk that is accessible on smart phones (read more...)

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table of the American Library Association announces that "Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines" by June Pinnell-Stephens is the recipient of the 2014 Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award (read more...)

The Pocatello branch of the American Association of University Women is seeking book donations in preparation for its annual used book sale fundraiser to be held Sept. 18, 19 and 20 in the foyer of the Idaho State University Reed Gymnasium (read more...)

An intensive interprofessional fluency clinic being offered at Idaho State University this summer will use a more holistic approach for working with people who stutter, taking into account the emotional tolls they face (read more...)