In this Issue

Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring receives $406,358 NSF grant to study judgment of personality traits and emotions

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of trait.

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Events

News Bites

ISU-Meridian recruiting children for language learning study; participants will receive gift cards

Idaho State University-Meridian researchers will provide $100 in gift cards to children who complete a study to help determine how youngsters with language learning difficulties process and understand language.

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First class in Idaho State University/College of Idaho PA partnership to graduate May 21

Twenty years after earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education, Katrina Merrell decided to go back to school and start a new career—a decision that led her to a master’s program in physician assistant studies.

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Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Liberal Arts High program showing success in first semester

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters began sending professors to high school classrooms for the Liberal Arts High program in early 2016.

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Idaho State University Summer Theatre Program helps bring community and the university together; ‘Oliver!’ runs June 10-11, 16-18

POCATELLO – Every year, Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters showcase Southeast Idaho’s talent in their Summer Theatre productions.

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Faculty/Staff Updates

Idaho State University psychology Professor Joshua Swift to receive prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy

POCATELLO- Idaho State University psychology professor Joshua Swift will receive the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy this August.

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ISU AVP for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers honored as Accomplished Under 40 by Idaho Business Review

POCATELLO — Idaho State University Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers will be recognized at the 2016 Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished Under 40” honorees reception and awards dinner June 23 in Boise.

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Kellee J. Kirkpatrick elected as the Communications Director of the Midwest Women's Caucus for Political Science

Dr. Kellee J. Kirkpatrick, assistant professor in the Political Science Department, was recently elected as the Communications Director of the Midwest Women's Caucus for Political Science. As the communications director, Dr. Kirkpatrick will be responsible for publishing the newsletter for the caucus, maintaining communication between leadership and members, and overseeing social media efforts. The MWCPS holds its meetings at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association each spring in Chicago, IL.  

Elizabeth Cartwright and colleagues publish "The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology"

Dr. Elizabeth Cartwright and her colleagues Lenore Manderson (Brown) and Anita Hardon (University of Amsterdam) are pleased to announce that their book, "The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology" has been published. Included in the volume, is a case study by Dr. Gesine Hearn, Department of Sociology, ISU.

https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Medical-Anthropology/Manderson-Cartwright-Hardon/p/book/9781138015630

Jon Armstrong Produces Album

Music professor Jon Armstrong recently produced a six song album of his jazz ensemble performing. It is available to listed to at  https://isumusicensembles.bandcamp.com/album/isu-jazz-volume-1

Employment

The following department has a potential transfer opportunity.  For a complete job descriptions and application instructions visit jobs.isu.edu.  Employees who hold permanent status in any of the following classifications may also contact the hiring departments directly to submit a resume and any other requested application materials.
 
Facilities, Mechanical Systems Supervisor, Apply by May 30, 2016
 
Please visit jobs.isu.edu for a list of all current Classified, Non-Classified, and Faculty job openings.

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