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ISU awards top teaching honors to five faculty

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by hueganth on the April 20th, 2007

Idaho State University psychology professor Kandi Jo Turley-Ames, PhD, has been named ISU's 2007 Distinguished Teacher. She will receive the award at Commencement May 12.

Three faculty members have been named ISU's 2007 Master Teachers. They are: Diane Allen, technical general education; Jeff Rosentreter, PhD, chemistry; Curtis L. Whitaker, PhD, English; and Jessica Winston, PhD, English.

“Idaho State University is extremely fortunate to have faculty on staff with such dedication to educating our students and the entire University community,” said ISU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Robert A. Wharton, PhD. (more…)

New York Times spotlights former baseball pro, now ISU pharmacy student

Posted in General, People by hueganth on the April 19th, 2007

The New York Times on Sunday, April 15, spotlighted Idaho State University College of Pharmacy student Ron Wright’s one-game major-league baseball career.

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Lively physics fest coming to ISU April 21

Posted in General, Events by hueganth on the April 18th, 2007

The Idaho State University department of physics and Society of Physics Students will present a science demonstration show complete with interactive exhibits, hovercraft rides and candy shot from a cannon on Saturday, April 21 in Room 140 of the ISU Physical Science Building.A physics demonstration by professor Steve Shropshire

    The demonstration show, titled “Electrophying Physics,” will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and is free of charge and open to the public. It will feature the “Van deGraaf Hair Raiser,” “Faraday Can Crusher,” “Boiling Green Water Sucker” and other presentations. (more…)

Cosmetology Center sets 13th competition, fundraiser, fashion show April 23

Posted in General, Events by hueganth on the April 18th, 2007

“Roll Out the Red Carpet” at the Spring Extravaganza Cosmetology Student Competition. The 13th annual competition, fashion show and fundraiser is scheduled at 7 p.m. April 23, at the Pond Student Union Ballroom at Idaho State University. (more…)

Hoku Scientific officer to give public talk at ISU April 24

Posted in General, Events, Featured by hueganth on the April 18th, 2007

The chief technology officer of Hoku Scientific Inc., a manufacturer and vendor of polysilicon for the solar market, will speak at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Salmon River Suite of the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building. Hoku Scientific has announced plans to open a manufacturing plant in Pocatello. (more…)

Immigration is focus of multi-disciplinary conference April 20-21

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the April 17th, 2007

Idaho State University will host a multi-disciplinary conference “Border Crossings: the Politics of Language and Identity,” featuring many prestigious experts who specialize in immigration and its impact on the economy, language, the arts, and popular culture, on April 20 and 21 in the ISU Pond Student Union Building. (more…)

College of Technology students win medals in Boise competition

Posted in General, Academics by hueganth on the April 16th, 2007

The Idaho State University College of Technology Delta Epsilon Chi (DEC) club recently attended the Idaho State Career Conference in Boise. Six students from the Marketing and Management Occupations program attended the conference and participated in various competitions, bringing home 11 medals. (more…)

Awards recognize work of ISU’s top student employees

Posted in General, People by hueganth on the April 16th, 2007

As part of national student employee week, April 9-13, Idaho State University named Travis Cottrell from the Outdoor Adventure Center the ISU Student Employee of the Year. Cottrell received a $2,000 scholarship and a plaque.Cottrell

Other honorees include Cathy Stumph from the counseling and testing center, who was awarded $430 scholarship; Abdul Fatah Jabarkhail from the student union, who received a $50 bookstore certificate; and Scott Odekirk from the Debate Society, who received a year-round general parking pass. (more…)

ISU Bengal Dancers take second at National Dance Alliance Championship

Posted in General by hueganth on the April 16th, 2007

The Idaho State University Bengal Dancers recently finished second at the 2007 National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate Championship held this month in Daytona Beach, Fla.ISU Bengal Dancers

It was the third consecutive year the Bengal Dancers have placed second at this championship. Earlier this year the Bengal Dancer took home the United Spirit Association (USA) National Hip Hop Championship.

The other half of the ISU Spirit Squad, the ISU Cheerleaders, finished 11th at the 2007 National Cheerleading (NCA) Association Collegiate Championship also held in Daytona Beach at the same time. It was the first time the ISU cheerleaders competed at the NCA Collegiate Championship in Florida. (more…)

Seattle choreographer, dancer to give free community class April 21

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by hueganth on the April 16th, 2007

A free community dance class with Seattle choreographer and dancer Amy O’Neal will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon April 21 in the Idaho State University Red Hill Dance Studio. (more…)

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