College of Arts & Letters Newsletter - February 2017
College Raises Over $100,000 at Fourth Annual New Year’s Eve Gala
The College raised over $100,000 at their fourth annual New Year’s Eve Gala, more than doubling what was raised at last year’s event. Proceeds will benefit Arts & Letters students.
ISU Researchers Helping Preserve Rich History of Grand Teton National Park’s Whitewater Guides, Mountaineering Guides and Rangers
Following World War II the U.S. government had a plethora of surplus items leftover, including big “pontoon” rafts, some that were shipped to Grand Teton National Park. During the war, these rafts were tied together and tracks were laid across them so military vehicles could use these “pontoon bridges” to cross waterways.
Communication, Media, and Persuasion Professor Accepted into Atomic Photographers Guild
Terry Ownby, Idaho State University associate professor of photo media, was recently accepted into the Atomic Photographers Guild (APG), an international collective of more than 30 artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age.
Linda Hatzenbuehler retires from Idaho State University after 44 years of service
Linda Hatzenbuehler retired in December after 44 years of service at Idaho State University. Hatzenbuehler first came to ISU in 1976 to fill a temporary position in the Department of Psychology, and was a professor until 1986 when she became the dean of the Kasiska College of Health Professions. She has spent the last seven years working as dean and associate vice president for the ISU Division of Health Sciences. Although Hatzenbuehler is retiring, she will be remembered as a professor, mentor
Psychology Chair Shannon Lynch Appointed to Serve on the Committee on Women in Psychology
Professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, Shannon Lynch, has been appointed by the Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest to serve on the Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP).
Political Science Chair Donna Lybecker amongst Pocatello’s leaders involved in creating the Portneuf River Vision Study
Political science chair and professor, Donna Lybecker, was recently involved on a project with city officials to create a document highlighting the future of the Portneuf River, titled “The Portneuf River Vision Study.”