ISU Headlines » 2012 » November

Annual Santa Claws 5k Fun Run/Fitness Fair set Dec. 8 at Idaho State University; proceeds go to new Jacquelyn Paulson Memorial Scholarship

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the November 8th, 2012


Idaho State University Department of Sport Science and Physical Education (SSPE) will host the fourth annual Santa Claws 5k Fun Run and Fitness Fair on Dec. 8 at Reed Gym from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

This year's event will continue the giving tradition by equally donating all proceeds of the fun run to the ISU Bengal Athletic Boosters and the new Jacquelyn R. Paulson Memorial Scholarship. (more…)

Idaho State University business students help local child Make-a-Wish

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the November 8th, 2012

The students in Alex Bolinger’s management class at the Idaho State University College of Business (COB) are participating in a local "Make-a-Wish Challenge." Students are learning the strategic planning process as they work in groups to plan and execute a series of fundraisers for the local Make-a-Wish Foundation. This project supports the COB's emphasis on community giving as an important part of creating and sustaining a successful business. (more…)

Idaho State University debate places high at home tournament, weathers hurricane, heads to Wake Forest

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the November 8th, 2012


Idaho State University debate has had a successful fall season heading into a Nov. 9-12 tournament at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., as the ISU James M. and Sharon E. Rupp Debate Society prepares to host a national tournament this spring.

Highlights of the fall have been many, and included one team getting stuck in Boston last week following Hurricane Sandy after competing in a tournament at Harvard University. At the Harvard tournament, one of the most competitive of the season, seniors Matea Ivanovic, Boise, and Roger Copenhaver, Puyallup, Wash., traveled with Assistant Coach Scott Odekirk to compete. The team ended with a record of 4-4 and Ivanovic was named 11th speaker, an honor in such a tough field of competitors. (more…)

Post wildfire recovery efforts could benefit greatly from Idaho State University/NASA/BLM GIS research project

Posted in General, People, Research, Featured by taylandy on the November 8th, 2012

Post-wildfire recovery efforts in Idaho ­– and then potentially nationwide – could receive a large boost from the results of a prototype GIS-based fire recovery "decision support system" being developed at Idaho State University.

In partnership with the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management, ISU and NASA scientists are building and evaluating a computerized decision support system that will be an automatically deployable, site-specific multi-criteria decision aid. It will bring together in a single application the information necessary, in the form of multi-layered GIS maps, for Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) teams to plan reseeding strategies and monitor ecosystem recovery in the aftermath of wildfires. (more…)

Idaho State University announces hire of Howard Grimes as new Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the November 7th, 2012

Idaho State University has announced the hire of Howard Grimes as the new ISU Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

Grimes has been Vice President for Research, Dean of the Graduate School and the Director for the Center for the Environmental Research, Education and Outreach at Washington State University. (more…)

Idaho State University Jazz Bands I and II to perform Nov. 10 at Stephens Center

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 6th, 2012

The Idaho State University Jazz Bands I and II will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Stephens Performing Art Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (more…)

‘India and Its Borders: Weaving Cloth and Stories’ is Topic of Humanities Cafe presented by ISU Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict, and War in Society

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the November 6th, 2012

"India and Its Borders: Weaving Cloth and Stories" is the topic of the Idaho State University Humanities Cafe at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Portneuf Valley Brewery located on First Avenue in Pocatello.

The Humanities Cafe is presented by ISU Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict, and War in Society. It will feature Naomi Adams, ISU assistant professor of art, and Alan Johnson, ISU professor of English. (more…)

ISU Electrical Engineering Seminar on ‘Fundamentals of Arc Flash’ set Nov. 9

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the November 6th, 2012

Kyle Bennett will deliver the seminar "Fundamentals of Arch Flash" at noon Friday, Nov. 9.

The seminar, part of the ISU Department of Electrical Engineering's EE Seminars, will be held in Room 7 of the Eli Oboler Library on the Pocatello campus and will be broadcast to Room 311 in the Center for Higher Education at University Place in Idaho Falls. (more…)

Idaho State University Distinguished Faculty nominations sought

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the November 2nd, 2012

Nominations are being sought for three Idaho State University distinguished faculty awards. Winners will be honored during a reception in April and recognized during the 2013 Commencement exercises.

Nominations for the Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Service are due Jan. 25.  The Distinguished Researcher call for nominations has been announced by the Office of Research and has a deadline of Nov. 26. (more…)

Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences has large economic, health care impact on Idaho

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the November 2nd, 2012

More than $36 million dollars in research grants and funding in the past five years and $12.6 million annually in free medical services are among the highlights of a new Idaho State University Division of Health Science Economic Impact Study.

The summary highlights the contribution that ISU students and graduates of the health programs have on the economic health of Idaho. (more…)

« Previous PageNext Page »