‘The West before Lewis and Clark’ topic of April 21 Idaho Yesterdays lecture by prominent historian Elliott West
Award-winning historian, author and teacher Elliott West will deliver the sixth annual Idaho Yesterdays Lecture “The West before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in Goranson Hall in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building. (more…)
The start of a pilot-recycling project at the Idaho State University Reed Gymnasium corresponds with the approach 2010 Earth Day on April 22.
An ad hoc committee of University and community members is promoting expanded recycling collection at ISU to help move the University down the road to better sustainability. These efforts have been enhanced by an $18,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to promote recycling education awarded to two ISU political science faculty members, Donna Lybecker and Mark McBeth. The program will supplement and expand existing recycling efforts on campus. (more…)
The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Alpine Tower Challenge Course is available for public use now through mid fall and will host an open house on Saturday, May 15, from 1 to 6 p.m.
The course is located across the street from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Southeast Region Office at the corner of Alvin Ricken Drive and Barton Road in Pocatello. (more…)
Three Idaho State University faculty members have received 2010 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 28. One will receive the 2010 ISU Distinguished Researcher Award to be announced at the reception.
Receiving Outstanding Researcher awards are Daniel Ames, associate professor in the Department of Geosciences; Erika Kuhlman, associate professor, Department of History; and Robert Tokle, professor of economics. (more…)
“Communities and KCHP: Advancing Idaho Health Care Together” is the theme of the annual Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions Research Day, Friday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Pocatello and Meridian. (more…)
Childhood sleep problems linked to young adult alcohol, drug abuse according to study by Idaho State University professor Wong
A study completed by Idaho State University’s Maria Wong, associate professor of psychology, establishes the relationship between early childhood sleep problems and substance abuse in young adulthood.
“We are the first study that shows long-term relationships between early childhood sleep issues and later alcohol abuse and drug problems,” Wong said. “We see a positive association between sleep and alcohol problems among adults, but it is kind of a ‘chicken and the egg’ question – we don’t know what comes first. Our study shows that sleep problems may actually precede substance related problems.” (more…)
Idaho State University Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies creates new online research journal
The Idaho State University Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies has created a new online peer review journal that studies the use and effects of persuasion in the politics, the news and popular culture.
The journal represents a major departure in how humanities research is written and presented.
“Rhetoric is the study of persuasion in all of its forms,” according to ISU’s Nancy J. Legge, the journal’s editor, “and the title of the journal, Relevant Rhetoric: A New Journal of Rhetorical Studies, reflects this emphasis.” (more…)
Idaho State University seeking cohort of students in Blaine County to study for teaching certificate
The College of Education at Idaho State University will deliver the Teacher Education Program in Blaine County to candidates who are interested in receiving their Idaho Teaching Certification in elementary, secondary, or special education. (more…)
Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience in concert Saturday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L. E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)
Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2010 Outstanding Master Teacher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 28. One will receive the 2010 ISU Distinguished Teacher Award to be announced at the reception. (more…)