Idaho State University well represented at American Nuclear Society Student Conference; grad student Scott McBeath delivers winning paper
Idaho State University nuclear engineering master's student Scott McBeath earned a best graduate student paper award at the American Nuclear Society 2013 Student Conference in Boston this month, and overall ISU was well represented at the conference. (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…)
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…)
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…)
Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2013 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in Holt Arena.
The 12 Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have epitomized ISU's outstanding student body. Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered.
The Outstanding Student Award recipients will be honored at a reception April 19 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)
Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service at ISU April 9; yearlong Project Ubuntu reaches Pocatello April 8-12
Project Ubuntu, a national, yearlong service project, will be in Idaho to support Community HealthCorps April 8-12, and join Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad at Idaho State University at 2 p.m. April 9 for the first Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service.
The Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service will be held in the ISU Pond Student Union Quad Lounge on Tuesday. (more…)
Idaho State University is continuing its "Be Advised" campaign to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising prior to registering for fall classes in April. (more…)
Idaho State University speech-language pathologist Heather L. Ramsdell and colleagues from several universities have published an article that offers clues to the first steps in the evolution of human language.
The article, titled "Functional Flexibility of Infant Vocalization and the Emergence of Language," is available April 1 in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world. (more…)
Idaho State University Office of Research announces restructure; will offer increased support for researchers, economic development
The Idaho State University Office of Research has been restructured to better accommodate and support researchers and to promote the economic benefit of that research. (more…)
University students or recent graduates in a secondary teaching content area such as history, biology, science, music, health education, art, English or math can earn a secondary-education teaching certificate in a year from Idaho State University. (more…)