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ISU Student Success Center Peer Recruiting Days set March 19-20

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the March 13th, 2013

Attention Idaho State University students:  You're getting the grades.  You're managing your time.  You're forming the relationships.  Now that you're on top of your academic experience, why not share what you've learned with other students? 

The ISU Central Academic Advising and the Student Success Center will present the "Student Success Center Peer Recruiting Days" on March 19 and 20. Interested students can attend an information session on either of these days to learn about all the peer leadership opportunities available through the Student Success Center. (more…)

Idaho Science and Engineering Festival is new feature of 2013 Celebrate Idaho State event on March 19 at Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 13th, 2013

Science and science education will be on display this week at the Idaho Science and Engineering Festival, which is part of the Celebrate Idaho State event in the Pond Student Union March 19 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Science and Engineering Festival will feature interactive exhibits and games from science departments. Some examples of activities include building a catapult, designing an device to catch an egg falling from various distances, building a paper rocket, and much more. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Corey Schou elected to board of (ISC)², world’s largest non-profit computer security certifying organization

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the March 13th, 2013

Idaho State University's Corey Schou has been elected to the board of (ISC)², the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., which is the largest not-for-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers. (more…)

Idaho State University Senior Art Exhibition runs March 12-22, opening March 11

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 8th, 2013

The Spring 2013 Idaho State University Bachelor of Art/Bachelor of Fine Art Senior Exhibition will run March 12-22 in the Davis Gallery located in the Fine Arts Building at Idaho State University.

The opening reception for artists, who are scheduled to graduate in May, will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 11.

This exhibition will feature artists Andrew Berg B.A.; Lauren Borgholthaus B.A.; Ashley Jackson B.A.; Joshua LaPray, B.F.A.; and Emily McCoy, B.F.A. (more…)

Idaho State University Detective/Spy Festival runs March 17-21 in Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the March 8th, 2013

The Idaho Detective/Spy Festival, exploring the detective and spy genre in literature and film, will be held March 17-21 at Idaho State University and the Portneuf Brewery in Pocatello.

The festival, organized by the ISU Departments of English and Philosophy and Languages and Literature, will present films, lectures, and a panel discussion offering the Pocatello and ISU communities an enriching opportunity to reflect on the nature of this category of literature and film, especially the representations of violence and crime proper to it. (more…)

More fruit, please! Idaho State University-Meridian dietetic interns teach children about nutrition

Posted in General, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the March 8th, 2013


Think most kids would choose a handful of Reese’s Pieces over raspberries? A Milky Way bar over a mango?

Not always. (more…)

NSF EPSCoR’s “Water Resources in a Changing Climate” project brings $4.4 million to Idaho State University

Posted in General, Academics, Research, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the March 8th, 2013

Sept. 12, 2008, was a big day for Idaho's public universities.

Flanked by the research vice presidents from Idaho State, Boise State and University of Idaho, Lt. Gov. Jim Risch announced a $15 million federal grant to study Idaho's changing climate.

The five-year grant was awarded through the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research or NSF EPSCoR. Titled "Idaho Research Infrastructure Improvement: Water Resources in a Changing Climate," the project stressed collaboration between the three universities while drawing on the strengths of researchers within each institution.

Four and a half years after the project's inception, ISU continues to play a key role in carrying out the grant with ISU geosciences research professor, Nancy Glenn, Ph.D., leading the project statewide. (more…)

Idaho State University dental hygiene department, Idaho Museum of Natural History receive Idaho Power grants

Posted in General by taylandy on the March 7th, 2013

The Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene and the ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History have each received one of 33 Powering Lives Grants Idaho Power has awarded this year to schools and nonprofits.

 The IMNH will also be featured on the cover of Idaho Power’s 400,000-plus circulation customer newsletter for a story in April about the Powering Lives grants, said Anne Alenskis, corporate communications specialist for Idaho Power. (more…)

Idaho State University Taste of France set March 9 in Pond Student Union

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 6th, 2013

The 13th annual Taste of France on the theme "Tour de France" will feature a dinner and entertainment from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 9 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

Illusionist, magician Jason Bishop at Idaho State University March 23

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 6th, 2013

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" will present the Jason Bishop Show of illusion and magic at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Frazier Hall. (more…)

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