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Newsletter Announcements for the month of August 2016

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Faculty/Staff/Other Meetings

Biological Sciences Faculty Meetings will start later this month.

Future Seminar Dates

Dr. Jim Akenson, Wildlife Biologist and former director of the University of Idaho Taylor Wilderness Research Station, will present a seminar on Thursday, September 29, 2016, in Lecture Center 10 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Jack Stanford, Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology, will present a seminar on Thursday, October 27, 2016, in Lecture Center 10 at 4 p.m.

Department News

Erin O’Leary-Jepsen, of ISU’s Molecular Research Core Facility, will be retiring after 21 years of service to ISU. A retirement party in her honor will be held in the Bengal Café located in the Pond SUB on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, from 2-4 p.m. Come share desserts and refreshments with Erin to thank her for her service to the Molecular Research Core Facility and the Office for Research.


Hanson, Robert, Caryn Evilia, John Gilmer, Linda Woods, Brad Black, Raja Flores, Jean Pfau. 2016. Libby Amphibole-Induced Anti-Mesothelial Cell Autoantibodies Bind to Surface Plasminogen and Alter Collagen Matrix Remodeling. In Press: Physiological Reports.

ISU Academic Calendar

August 22 Fall classes begin
August 26 Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses
September 2 Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses
September 2 Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination
September 5 Labor Day holiday (no classes)
September 23 Last day to WITHDRAW from early 8-week courses

Payroll Information

Our next pay period ends Saturday, July 30. Please be sure to submit your time by Monday, August 1 at noon. This gives your approver time to approve your time card and fix any problems by Tuesday, August 2 when time cards are due to Payroll.


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