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Idaho State University will confer 1,765 degrees and certificates at 2008 Commencement

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 28th, 2008

A total of 1,670 graduates will receive 1,765 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 10 in Holt Arena.

Eighty-nine students will receive multiple certificates and/or degrees. (more…)

Three honored as Idaho State University Distinguished Faculty

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the April 28th, 2008

Three Idaho State University faculty members will be honored as ISU’s 2007-08 Distinguished Faculty during Commencement ceremonies May 10. They are Bethany Schultz Hurst, M.F.A., instructor, English and philosophy, Distinguished Teacher; Willis McAleese, Ph.D., chair and professor health and nutrition sciences, Distinguished Public Service Award; and Susan Swetnam, Ph.D., professor, English and philosophy, Distinguished Researcher. (more…)

ISU international studies-Spanish double major earns Fulbright post in Andorra

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the April 24th, 2008

Idaho State University graduating senior Autumn Gomez has earned a Fulbright award to work as an English Teaching Assistant in Andorra, a small country located between Spain and France.    

A double-major in international studies and Spanish, the 29-year-old will begin her Fulbright duties in September. (more…)

Pocatello seminar May 15 to address intellectual property, small business issues

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the April 24th, 2008

The Pocatello office of the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will conduct a legal clinic for entrepreneurs and small business owners on Thursday, May 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room at the center at 1651 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello. (more…)

Nine ISU alumni to receive Professional Achievement Awards at May 10 Commencement

Posted in General, People, Featured by taylandy on the April 24th, 2008

Nine Idaho State University alumni representing seven colleges will be honored with Professional Achievement Awards at ISU commencement exercises on May 10 in Holt Arena.

They are Robert L. Barnum, Big Rapids, Mich., College of Arts and Sciences – Fine Arts and Humanities; Roger Howard, Avon, Conn., College of Arts and Sciences – Social Sciences; Jesse Sandoval, Jr., D.O., Boise, College of Arts and Sciences – Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Julie M. Boyle, New York City, N.Y., College of Business; Billie McNabb Miller, Whittier, Calif., College of Education; Michael B. Calley, Pocatello, College of Engineering; Sharon Kujawa, Ph.D., Boston, Mass., Kasiska College of Health Professions; Marilyn M. Silcock, Inkom, Pharm.D., College of Pharmacy; and Stephanie A. Palagi, Chubbuck, College of Technology. (more…)

ISU’s Wong continues studies relating sleep problems, alcohol/drug use

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research by taylandy on the April 23rd, 2008

Idaho State University’s Maria Wong, Ph.D., and her co-researchers from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University are continuing studies that show the relationship between sleep problems in young children ages 3 to 5 with later substance abuse problems. She is now studying people in their early and mid 20s.

This spring Wong received a $296,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health titled “Sleep Problems and Substance Use/Abuse in Adolescence and Young Adulthood.” (more…)

Chanticleer male choral group to perform April 30 at Stephens Center

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2008

Idaho State University will host the male choral group Chanticleer at 7:30 p.m. April 30 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

World Cultures Recognition Celebration at ISU April 26

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2008

Idaho State University’s Division of Student Affairs, Diversity Resource Center and the Multicultural Committee will host the 2008 World Cultures Recognition Celebration on Saturday, April 26, in the Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. The program is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. (more…)

ISU history chair pens new book ‘Women in the American West’

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the April 21st, 2008

Laura Woodworth-Ney, Ph.D., Department of History chair at Idaho State University, has written a new book detailing how women played significant roles in the development of the western United States.

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2008 ISU Outstanding Student Achievement Award recipients announced

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 21st, 2008

Eleven Idaho State University students are recipients of the 2008 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards, which are presented by the ISU Alumni Association and ISU Ambassadors.

They will be honored at a banquet on April 25 at the Pocatello Red Lion Inn. (more…)

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