ISU holiday card contest open to undergraduate, graduate students; top prize $1,000, deadline for entry is Oct. 14
Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year's ISU holiday card. The contest winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, the runner-up a $500 cash prize. The winning entry will appear on the University holiday card, which is sent to thousands of University family members and supporters. (more…)
Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during 2013 Homecoming.
Recipients will be honored at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail . The cost is $40 per person.
Award winners are: (more…)
The Idaho State University occupational therapy program will host its annual CarFit event at the Holt Arena parking lot in Pocatello Monday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The ISU occupational therapy program began hosting CarFit events in 2009, and is now in its fifth year of hosting events. (more…)
Entering its 31st year, the I Love ISU campaign will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 16-19.
"This campaign raises scholarship funds from local donors to provide for local college students," said Teresa Borrenpohl, ISU assistant director of Alumni Relations and director of the I Love ISU campaign. (more…)
Idaho State University Associate Professor and registered dietitian Ruth Schneider is profiled for her efforts to fight hunger in Boise in the September-October issue of Food and Nutrition Magazine, a publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (more…)
Idaho State University scientists, students explore ancient tracks discovered at American Falls Reservoir
Idaho State University scientists, graduate and undergraduate students are piecing together ancient animal tracks that date back 10,000 to 200,000 years ago along the American Falls Reservoir. (more…)
Finding evidence to verify what nurses already know from their everyday experience is the topic of an Idaho State University nursing professor's new study.
Mary Anne Reynolds' one-year descriptive study on palliative care was funded by the American Nurses Foundation for $5,000. Palliative care is the specialized medical treatment for people with limiting and potentially life-ending illnesses. (more…)
National Science Foundation awards $99,335 grant to ISU’s Mousavinezhad to study algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $99,335 grant to Idaho State University Professor Hossein Mousavinezhad for the study of advanced algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum, which ultimately could help relieve congestion on the World Wide Web and other "information superhighways."
This research work is a collaboration of ISU engineering faculty and scientists at the Idaho National Laboratory. (more…)
Research conducted by ISU Professor Meyers results in finding a safer alternative for collegiate women’s soccer fields
Idaho State University Associate Professor of Sports Science and Physical Education Michael Meyers released research findings that concluded there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate women’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass.
The analyses also indicated fewer injuries on the artificial turf when comparing injury time loss, player position, injury grade, injuries under various field conditions and temperatures, cleat design and turf age. Meyers evaluated female soccer players from 13 universities over five competitive seasons. A total of 797 collegiate games were evaluated with 355 games played on artificial turf and 442 games played on natural grass. (more…)
Idaho State University has announced the newest members to join the ISU Foundation Board of Directors this year.
The seven new members include:
• Cassandra "Sandee" Moore, chief operating officer at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of Idaho Falls;
• Timothy Olson, owner of Pinnacle Business Group, LLC of Boise;
• Tammy Halstead, retired chief financial officer of InfoSpace of Redmond, Wash.;
• David Jeppesen, senior vice president of marketing and communications with Blue Cross of Idaho of Eagle;
• Dirk Driscoll, managing partner and owner of Driscoll Brothers Partnership of American Falls;
• Sheldon Alver, plant manager of Monsanto of Soda Springs; and
• Wade Tolman, retired executive vice president and group manager of the Enterprise Technology Group at KeyCorp of Pocatello.