Emergency exercises planned at CAES Building in Idaho Falls on April 23; exercises not open to the public
An emergency training exercise presenting a staged "campus violence incident" will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 23 at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) in Idaho Falls.
This exercise is not open to the public, but organizers wanted to announce it so people will not be alarmed by the sight of emergency vehicles and personnel engaged in the exercise at this time. (more…)
Steven S. Byers, Idaho State University College of Business professor, has been invited to teach a corporate finance course during spring semester of 2013 at Reykjavik University, Iceland.
Reykjavik University, located in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, is the country’s largest private university. More than half of the courses in the Masters of Business Administration program at the university are taught by foreign faculty flown in from some of the best European and American business schools. (more…)
If you've ever sat in a chair at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center or Rendezvous Complex, ridden in an ISU vehicle, or stood by a desk in an ISU office in Pocatello, Idaho Falls or Meridian, you've encountered the work of Dan Anthony.
Anthony, about as died-in-the-wool, orange-and-black Bengal as a you can meet, is retiring as a purchasing agent April 19 after nearly 42 years of working service to ISU. During that time he has bought millions of dollars of commodities for ISU Purchasing Services, which currently processes more than 3,000 purchase orders annually totaling in excess of $20 million. (more…)
Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2013 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 24.
One will receive the 2013 ISU Distinguished Researcher Award to be announced at the reception.
Receiving ISU Outstanding Researcher awards are Bruce Finney, professor of biological sciences; Rex W. Force, associate dean for clinical research in the Division of Health Sciences; Thom Hasenpflug, associate professor of percussion and chair and director of performing arts; Timothy S. Magnuson, associate professor of biological sciences; and Michael A. Thomas, associate professor of biological sciences. (more…)
A lunchtime colloquium titled "Indigenous Futurism: Science Fiction Films by Native American Filmmakers" will be presented by Professor Grace Dillon of Portland State University from noon to 1 p.m. April 19 in Room 213 of the Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex. (more…)
"Incarcerated Women: Pathways and the Criminal Justice System Response" is the topic of an Idaho State University Humanities Café at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Portneuf Valley Brewery located on First Avenue in Pocatello.
The Humanities Cafe is presented by ISU Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict, and War in Society. (more…)
The of Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library is exhibiting the artwork Catherine Reinhardt, graduate student in the ISU Department of Art, through May 31.
Reinhardt, who will graduate in May, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Auburn University in Alabama and a master's degree in teaching from the University of Virginia. A native of Alabama, Reinhardt lives in Pocatello with her husband and son. (more…)
Idaho State University researcher Kelchner helps solve 5,000-year-old mystery: team deciphers the Bamboo family tree
For more than 5,000 years, people have studied bamboo: its uses, growth forms, unusual flowering cycles, and its relationship to other plant groups.
Until now, the relationships among the major lineages of bamboos, called "tribes," were not known with any certainty. But a new paper in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution reveals the ancient story of bamboo using DNA analysis and provides the most convincing evidence to date of their long evolutionary history. (more…)
Idaho State University to present renowned cellist Carlos Prieto in special concert May 9 at Stephens Performing Arts Center
Idaho State University and the Consulate of Mexico in Boise will present a concert by one of the most respected cellists in the world, Carlos Prieto, at 7 p.m. May 9 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center's Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Prieto, Mexican-born and MIT-educated, regularly premiers works composed especially for him by Latin American, North American and European composers. He has received public acclaim and won excellent reviews for his performances throughout the United States, Europe, Russia, China, India and Latin America. (more…)
Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2013 Outstanding Master Teacher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 24.
One will receive the 2013 ISU Distinguished Teacher Award to be announced at the reception.
Receiving Master Teacher awards are; Jeff Brockett, associate professor and program director for the Doctor of Audiology program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Paul Link, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences; Diana Livingston-Friedley, professor of voice in the Department of Music; Donna Lybecker, associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Rosemary J. Smith, professor, Department of Biological Sciences. (more…)