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IMNH to host informational meeting on National Geographic map project for Idaho

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the May 30th, 2008

National Geographic’s Center for Sustainable Destinations is partnering with the Idaho Division of Tourism Development along with the Montana and Wyoming tourism offices to create a super-sized Geotourism MapGuide showcasing the Greater Yellowstone region. (more…)

Monsanto awards scholarships to ISU students

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the May 28th, 2008

Monsanto has announced the recipients of its fall 2008 Employees’ Children Scholarships, Kira C. Campbell and Joshua W. Hall. (more…)

ISU Upward Bound program celebrates Snake River High School duo’s success

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the May 28th, 2008

Graduation is soon approaching and no one is more thrilled about it than two Snake River High School seniors, Claudia Luna and Brandon Ibarra, who participated in Idaho State University’s Upward Bound program. (more…)

ISU Summer Theatre Repertory Festival starts June 5 in Idaho Falls, June 6 in Pocatello

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the May 23rd, 2008

The second annual Idaho State University Summer Theatre Repertory Festival starts Thursday, June 5, with the great adventures of Pippi Longstocking, a Children’s Readers’ Theatre, in Idaho Falls at 1 p.m. in the Bennion Student Union Building at University Place. (more…)

Electronics camp, nuclear camp for girls to be hosted by ISU

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the May 23rd, 2008

Energy, Energy, Energy! In today’s society it is vital to be energy wise. Students can have fun exploring what energy is and how energy and electronics technology affects our world through a series of summer camps being offered by the Energy Systems Technology Education Center and Electronics department at Idaho State University. Scholarships are available for all camp opportunities. (more…)

Philanthropist Bistline issues ISU Stephens Center challenge

Posted in General, People, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2008

Pocatello philanthropist Beverly B. Bistline, a major donor to Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, will match all new cash gifts up to $250,000 through this July 1 to help pay off the remaining $5 million cost of construction, the ISU Foundation has announced. (more…)

Biological sciences professor Smith honored with Bigelow Award

Posted in General, People, Research by taylandy on the May 16th, 2008

The Idaho State University chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, has honored ISU biological sciences associate professor Rosemary Smith, Ph.D., the 2008 Jerome Bigelow Award. (more…)

Chinese Student Association collecting funds for China earthquake relief

Posted in General, People, Featured by taylandy on the May 16th, 2008

The Idaho State University Chinese Student Association is collecting funds for victims of the May 12 earthquake in the Sichuan Province in China.

The students will be in the ISU Pond Student Union Building main lobby from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, May 19-21, to collect funds. (more…)

Chamber Choir to tour Peru in May

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the May 16th, 2008

The Idaho State University Chamber Choir will embark on a performance tour to Peru from May 20-31. 

Scott E. Anderson, D.M.A., ISU director of choral activities, will lead the Chamber Choir as they perform six concerts in Lima, Arequipa and Cusco,  the former capital of the Inca empire. (more…)

Suicide prevention trainings scheduled statewide in May, June

Posted in General by taylandy on the May 16th, 2008

The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health and the Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health are partnering to conduct suicide prevention trainings for parents and other community members this summer.

“’Watch, Listen, Act: Three Steps for Preventing Suicide in Youth’ is designed to help parents and community members understand risk and protective factors for suicide and give them concrete steps to take to prevent suicides among Idaho’s children and youth,” said Ann Kirkwood, director of the ISU-IRH Better Todays-Better Tomorrows program and the Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Project. (more…)

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