July 2012

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CEDA National Debate Tournament returning to ISU

For the second time in four years, Idaho State University will host the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) national tournament. The CEDA tournament is the largest intercollegiate policy debate national championship. It is often referred to as "the people's tournament" because of the diversity and number of attendees. More than 160 two-person teams are expected to register for the event from more than 60 universities nationwide. (read more...)


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Erika Kuhlman, History, Publishes a New Book

Erika Kuhlman, associate professor of history, recently published a new book, Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers and the Remaking of a Nation after the Great War, published by New York University Press. Her inspiration for the book came from a 1918 photograph showing hundreds of women wearing long black mourning dresses. (read more...)


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Katherine Reedy-Maschner, Anthropology, Receives Grant

Katherine Reedy-Maschner, associate professor of anthropology, has received a $300,000 grant to expand her research in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain. The grant is funded by the Office of Subsistence Management, a branch of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (read more...)


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Faculty Presentations throughout the World

Since the end of the spring semester, many faculty members in the College of Arts & Letters have been traveling overseas to present their research or creative activities. Other faculty members are conducting research activities during the summer months at overseas locations. (read more...)


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Cynthia Hill, Economics, Co-Authors New Edition of Textbook

Cynthia Hill, professor of economics, is the co-author of a new edition of the university-level McGraw-Hill economics textbook, The Economy Today. (read more...)


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Mass Communication Team Wins Contest

Six Idaho State University advertising students from the Mass Communication Advertising Team won the Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Marketing Plan Contest. (read more...)


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