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Idaho State University announces Laura Woodworth-Ney is new provost, vice president for academic affairs

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the April 30th, 2013

Idaho State University has announced that Laura Woodworth-Ney is its new provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Woodworth-Ney, who has served as ISU associate vice president for academic affairs the past three years, was selected after a national search was carried out.  She will begin her duties June 24 replacing Barbara Adamcik, who has served as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs since June 2010. (more…)

Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2013 Distinguished Faculty

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the April 29th, 2013

Three Idaho State University faculty members were honored as Distinguished Faculty at an awards ceremony in April and will be honored at ISU commencement May 11.

They are Donna Lybecker, associate professor political science, Distinguished Teacher; Scott Anderson, professor of music, Distinguished Service Award; and Bruce Finney, professor of biological sciences, Distinguished Researcher. (more…)

Idaho State University to offer group swim lessons beginning in June; sign up in May

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the April 29th, 2013

Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer four sessions of Group Learn to Swim Lessons beginning June 3.

The four sessions are: (more…)

‘Doping in Science’ topic of May 1 seminar at Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the April 26th, 2013

Stan Lindstedt, regents professor of physiology from Northern Arizona University, will be present a seminar open to the public on "Doping in Science" at 4 p.m. May 1 at Idaho State University.

The free seminar will be held in the ISU Plant Sciences Auditorium. (more…)

Fourth annual Veterans Family BBQ, Family Day at the Zoo set May 4

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the April 26th, 2013

Idaho State University Veterans Sanctuary will present the fourth annual Veterans Family BBQ and Family Day at the Zoo on Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Upper Ross Park shelter. (more…)

Ten Idaho State University alumni honored with 2013 Professional Achievement Awards

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 24th, 2013

Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, in Holt Arena.

Professional Achievement Award recipients are alumni who have made important contributions to their careers or profession, to the social, political or economic well-being of the world around them and have shown continued community and civic involvement in addition to their association with and contributions to Idaho State University. Individuals selected for these prestigious awards have been out of school at least 10 years and have excelled in their chosen field, attaining significant success and accomplishments.

Professional Achievement Award recipients for 2013 are:  Richard Ardinger, Boise, College of Arts and Letters, Fine Arts and Humanities; Col. F. Paul Briggs, Alexandria, Va., College of Arts and Letters, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Blaine Dee Nisson, Green Valley, Ariz., College of Education; Dennis Keith Poulton, Orange, Calif., College of Science and Engineering, Engineering; Thomas Ioerger, Boulder City, Nev., College of Science and Engineering, Natural and Physical Science; Anita Herzog, Washington, Utah, Division of Health Sciences; LuAnn Storm Howe, Sacramento, Calif., Division of Health Sciences School of Nursing; H. Eric Cannon, Salt Lake City, College of Pharmacy; Phil J. "Jake" Jones, Twin Falls, College of Business; and Robert Dunkley, Idaho Falls, College of Technology. (more…)

Idaho State University math team places near top in national mathematics modeling content

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 24th, 2013

Three undergraduate Idaho State University students were sequestered in a room for most of four days earlier this semester to do battle with 5,636 other three-person teams from 14 countries from around the world in the 2013 COMAP (The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications) Mathematics Modeling contest.

The team worked from about 9 a.m. to as late as midnight during the four-day contest, averaging 15- to 16-hour work days.

At the end of the marathon event, ISU's team earned a meritorious rating, finishing in the top 15 percent of competing teams. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Anderson Gender Resource Center to host 14th annual Take Back the Night March and Rally May 3

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

The 14th annual Take Back the Night March and Rally will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, outside the Family Services Alliance main office in Pocatello on 355 S. Arthur Ave. (more…)

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present final concert of season on April 26; guest conductor Heuser to present ‘Brahms and the Romantics’

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

The final concert of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony's 2012-2013 season will be held on Friday, April 26, in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Please note that the concert will begin at 6:30 p.m., one hour earlier than previous performances this season. (more…)

Auditions for ‘The Ugly Duckling’ summer musical to be held April 27 at Idaho State University Goranson Hall

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

Auditions for a June production of the musical "Honk! A Musical Tale of 'The Ugly Duckling'" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Goranson Hall in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building. (more…)

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