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CW HOG to host open house for Alpine Tower Challenge Course on June 24

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the June 5th, 2009

The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) will hold an open house for its Alpine Tower Challenge Course and giant swing from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24.

The course is located at the corner of Alvin Ricken Drive and Barton Road in Pocatello, across the street from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Southeast Region Office. (more…)

ISU College of Engineering creates two larger departments, combines disciplines

Posted in General, Academics by taylandy on the June 3rd, 2009

Students in Idaho State University’s College of Engineering will soon benefit from an increased degree of interdisciplinary research and collaboration as departments in four disciplines form two larger departments.

The College’s departments of mechanical and nuclear engineering will join together June 5. The departments of computer science and electrical engineering will form a single larger department as well. Additionally, faculty from the College of Business’s computer information systems department may assist with teaching and administration of Engineering’s computer science program. (more…)

44th North American Moose Conference set June 14-17 at Idaho State University

Posted in General, Research, Featured by taylandy on the June 3rd, 2009

The 44th North American Moose Conference and Workshop 2009 will be held at Idaho State University’s Pocatello campus June 14-17. The theme of the conference is “Population, Behavioral and Landscape Ecology of Moose: Implications for Theory and Management.” (more…)

Internationally acclaimed activist Rogova will speak about Kosovo at Idaho State University

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2009

World-renowned women’s rights activist Igballe “Igo” Rogova will give a free public lecture June 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the College of Education Auditorium on the campus of Idaho State University.

Rogova will speak about her work and her personal experiences in the Republic of Kosovo. (more…)

ISU Outdoor Adventure Center to offer “Beginning Kayak Workshop” June 10-14

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2009

The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center will offer a “Beginning Kayak Workshop” June 10-14.

The kayak workshop is a concentrated course to help individuals develop the knowledge and skills necessary to run easy whitewater rivers in a kayak.  It is a solid introductory course for the beginner and a good refresher for the individual who already has some kayaking experience. (more…)

Sawtooth Science Institute celebrates 20 years; will offer 30 natural history workshops

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2009

SUN VALLEY – The Idaho State University Sawtooth Science Institute will offer 30 natural history workshops in geology, biology, ecology and history at locations throughout Idaho, primarily in the southern and central Idaho.

This is the institute’s 20th year in the business of offering natural history workshops for adults. (more…)

IMNH hosts film followed by renowned storyteller

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2009

The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host the premier showing of the film, “Storytelling and How Wild Plants Were Used by the Bannock People.” Following the 30 minute film, Bannock Elder Ramona B. Walema, Ethno Botanist, will conduct a public discussion focusing on Native American stories and traditional and medicinal uses of wild plants.

The presentation is free and open to the public and will be held Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Museum Classroom. (more…)

Foosball tournament to benefit Sgt. Stephens ISU scholarship fund

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2009

An Army Sgt. Blake Stephens memorial foosball tournament will held Sunday, June 14, at Hooligans Pub at 122 North Third Ave. in Pocatello.

Stephens, 25, of Pocatello, died May 8, 2007, in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. All proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Stephens scholarship fund set up at the Idaho State University Foundation. (more…)

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