Cover Story: Revealed! ISU's Geographic Information Center Puts a Spotlight on Our World


  • It's a GIS World

    Use of the Geographic Information System—GIS—is expanding rapidly, and those who use it say there seems to be no limit to how it can be applied. GIS is computerized, often multilayered mapping software that "allows us to analyze the world," explains Keith Weber... (read more)

  • Kittie Wilkins: Idaho's 'Horse Queen'

    While growing up in southern Idaho, Philip Homan often heard from his parents about an Idaho woman rooted in the 19th century who loomed large not only in his family lore, but also in the final pages of the Wild West. (read more)

  • Robert F. Kennedy Remembered

    In 1968, Idaho State University President William E. "Bud" Davis presided over a volatile campus. It was the height of the Vietnam War. Students staged sit-ins, peace marches and demonstrations and boycotted classes to protest American military involvement in Southeast Asia. (read more)

  • ZAP! Idaho Accelerator Center Tracking Ancient Tools' Origins

    Idaho State University anthropologists are retracing American Indian trade routes by zapping arrowheads and other stone tools with radiation at the Idaho Accelerator Center. The process, called photon activation analysis, allows researchers to measure... (read more)

  • Living with HIV/AIDS in Idaho

    When Duane Quintana graduated from Wendell High School in 1997, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, with the dream of becoming an architect. "I wanted to build my parents a nice house on a hill," the 29-year-old recalls. Two years later, he was back in... (read more)

  • Memories: Changing Course

    In the fall edition of Idaho State University Magazine, we asked you to tell us how attending ISU led to a change in the plans you had for your life. Here is what a few of you had to say... (read more)