ISU-Meridian will confer more than 220 degrees at May 13 commencement; real estate developer and physician Tommy Ahlquist slated to speak
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever, conferring up to 225 degrees, on Monday, May 13, 6 p.m., at the Boise Center, 850 W. Front Street. (more…)
Idaho State University announces Laura Woodworth-Ney is new provost, vice president for academic affairs
Idaho State University has announced that Laura Woodworth-Ney is its new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Woodworth-Ney, who has served as ISU associate vice president for academic affairs the past three years, was selected after a national search was carried out. She will begin her duties June 24 replacing Barbara Adamcik, who has served as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs since June 2010. (more…)
Three Idaho State University faculty members were honored as Distinguished Faculty at an awards ceremony in April and will be honored at ISU commencement May 11.
They are Donna Lybecker, associate professor political science, Distinguished Teacher; Scott Anderson, professor of music, Distinguished Service Award; and Bruce Finney, professor of biological sciences, Distinguished Researcher. (more…)
Stan Lindstedt, regents professor of physiology from Northern Arizona University, will be present a seminar open to the public on "Doping in Science" at 4 p.m. May 1 at Idaho State University.
The free seminar will be held in the ISU Plant Sciences Auditorium. (more…)
Three undergraduate Idaho State University students were sequestered in a room for most of four days earlier this semester to do battle with 5,636 other three-person teams from 14 countries from around the world in the 2013 COMAP (The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications) Mathematics Modeling contest.
The team worked from about 9 a.m. to as late as midnight during the four-day contest, averaging 15- to 16-hour work days.
At the end of the marathon event, ISU's team earned a meritorious rating, finishing in the top 15 percent of competing teams. (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…)
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…)
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…)
Five Idaho State University faculty have received 2013 Outstanding Public Service Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 24.
One will receive the 2013 ISU Distinguished Public Service Award to be announced at the reception.
Receiving 2013 Outstanding Public Service Awards are Scott Anderson, professor of music; Glenda Carr, clinical assistant professor with the College of Pharmacy; Kevin W. Cleveland, associate professor in the Pharmacy Practice Department at the College of Pharmacy; Cathy Kriloff, professor of mathematics; and Kevin Marsh, associate professor and chair of the history department. (more…)