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Idaho State-Civic Symphony Nov. 9 concert features guest cellist Austin Huntington

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 31st, 2012

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony "My Czech Homeland" concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, features guest cellist Austin Huntington and will be performed in the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.      (more…)

Idaho State University’s Karma Morgan is this year’s holiday greeting card winner

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 30th, 2012

Karma Morgan, a first-year student in biological sciences who is a Pocatello native, has won a $1,000 prize for her design that will appear on the front of Idaho State University's official holiday card.

She had the winning entry in this year's annual ISU President's Holiday Greeting Card Contest. (more…)

Molina Medicaid Solutions honors Dr. Margaret Doucette for work in Uganda

Posted in General, People, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 30th, 2012

Idaho State University-Meridian affiliate faculty member Margaret Doucette recently received a 2012 Community Champion Award for her humanitarian work with Be the Change, Inc., a nonprofit organization that trains student and adult volunteers to implement social service programs in Africa. (more…)

Idaho students to learn hands-on lessons in global economics on Nov. 7 at Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the October 29th, 2012

More than 200 high school students from across Southeast Idaho will visit Idaho State University Pond’s Student Union from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7 to prove their knowledge, creativity and enthusiasm for global economics.

This event is hosted by the ISU Center for Economic Education in the College of Education.    (more…)

Idaho State University World GIS Day Celebration set Nov. 14

Posted in General, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 29th, 2012

Idaho State University's annual World GIS Day celebration is set for Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

This free event will feature exhibits with information about CyberGIS, supercomputing and other hands-on demonstrations. (more…)

Idaho Supreme Court to hear three cases Nov. 7 at Idaho State University Stephens Center

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 29th, 2012

The Idaho Supreme Court is coming to Idaho State University to hear three cases from 8:50 a.m. to about noon on Nov. 7 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

"This is the first time oral arguments have been held on the Idaho State University campus in at least 10 years," said Steve Kenyon, Court Clerk. "The purpose of this is to give students and the community access to the court." (more…)

Idaho State University student veterans to honor Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 8

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 26th, 2012

Student Veterans at Idaho State University will honor Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. as part of the National Reading of the Names Project.

The students, in observance of Veterans Day, will read the names of the 217 Idaho service members killed during the Vietnam War. The ceremony will be held at the ISU Veterans Memorial at Cadet Field on the Pocatello campus, and is sponsored by the ISU Armed Forces Veterans’ Clubs. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History Director Herb Maschner receives 2012 Idaho State Journal Business Person of the Year: Education-University Award

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 26th, 2012

Herb Maschner, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, received the 2012 Idaho State Journal Business Person of the Year: Education-University Award. (more…)

Aberdeen agribusiness leader Dirk Driscoll named to Idaho State University Foundation Board of Directors

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 26th, 2012

Aberdeen agribusiness leader Dirk Driscoll has been named to the Idaho State University Foundation Board of Directors.

Driscoll is well known and respected within the agribusiness community.  As a managing partner of Driscoll Brothers Partnership, the brothers oversee the farming of more than 20,000 acres of potatoes, wheat, sugar beets and corn.  They own and operate Driscoll Potatoes Inc., a fresh potato packaging facility in American Falls that packs and ships potatoes throughout the United States. (more…)

Idaho State University announces fall 2012 enrollment

Posted in General, Academics by taylandy on the October 26th, 2012

Idaho State University's fall 2012 total enrollment is 14,209, including 12,143 undergraduate students and 2,066 graduate students.

These numbers reflect the total student headcount on the census day of Oct. 15, according to Laura Woodworth-Ney, associate vice president for academic affairs. (more…)

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