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ISU placing 50 new recycling bins on campus

Posted July 2, 2015

Idaho State University received 50 recycling bins designed specifically for placement at buildings around the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle as part of a national recycling bin grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation.

At Idaho State University, the recycle bins will be placed in the Fine Arts, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Chemistry and Physical Science buildings. (read more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to present equine navicular syndrome lecture on July 15

Posted July 2, 2015

POCATELLO – Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Mary Thompson will present a lecture on her research on equine navicular syndrome (ENS) in prehistoric horses at 7 p.m. July 15 at the Museum.

ENS is a chronic, incurable lameness of the horse’s foot.

The lecture is part of the Museum’s Extraordinary Evening with a Research program. The IMNH is located on the Idaho State University Pocatello campus, 698 E. Dillon Street. (read more…)

I Chose ISU: Clarissa Enslin, geosciences master’s student

Posted June 25, 2015

A South African native and an All-American swimmer as an undergraduate, Idaho State University master’s student Clarissa Enslin chose ISU because of the quality of the geoscience program.

“When I heard that I had the opportunity to work with leading experts in my field of study, that was a driver for me,” said Enslin, who is pursuing a Master of Science Degree in geosciences with an emphasis in environmental geosciences. “Those experts are my advisors, Shannon Kobs Nawotniak and Sarah Godsey.” (read more…)

Ninth annual Sgt. Blake Stephens foosball tournament June 28 to raise scholarships for ISU veterans

Posted June 24, 2015

The ninth annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament will be June 28 at 2 p.m. at Hooligans in Pocatello.

The event, which raises scholarship money for student veterans attending Idaho State University, honors local Army soldier Sgt. Blake Stephens who was killed in Iraq in 2007 by a roadside bomb. Stephens often played foosball at the local establishment. (read more…)

Idaho State University alumni chapters established in Treasure and Magic Valleys

Posted June 24, 2015

The Idaho State University Alumni Association has created local alumni chapters in the Treasure and Magic Valleys, and are in the process of creating local chapters in Idaho Falls and Pocatello.

“Alumni chapters are being formed all throughout the state and region,” said ISU Alumni Director KC Felt. “They are led by some of ISU’s most dedicated and loyal alumni.” (read more…)

‘Creating wealth is an illusion’: Idaho State University anthropology Professor Paul Trawick publishes paper in journal Current Anthropology

Posted June 19, 2015

Creating wealth is an illusion; and economic activity is subject to the laws of thermodynamics: these are key points of an article written by Idaho State University anthropologist Paul Trawick and published this spring in Current Anthropology, a leading peer-review journal in the discipline.

“I am pleased that this article appeared in one of the top-ranked scientific journals, “ Trawick said. (read more…)

Idaho State University welcomes Frank C. Stewart as new development officer for the College of Science and Engineering

Posted June 18, 2015

POCATELLO – Frank C. Stewart has joined the Idaho State University development team as the senior development officer for the College of Science and Engineering.

Stewart comes to ISU after 13 years of fundraising at Utah State University. He has been involved in facilitating major gifts for scholarship endowments, endowed chair positions, three separate building projects, and the naming of the College of Education at Utah State University. (read more…)

NuMat and Idaho State University join together for world-class research and development

Posted June 18, 2015

POCATELLO – NuMat, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with Idaho State University to conduct joint research and development centered at the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex in Pocatello, Idaho, with the goal of commercializing advanced technologies.

On June 1, Idaho State University and NuMat, Inc. signed a Technology Development and Licensing Agreement to work together to conduct research and development in a variety of technical areas at the RISE Complex, including: advanced manufacturing, medical isotope production, and materials science. (read more…)

Lend us your ears: Idaho State University researchers conducting hearing study

Posted June 18, 2015

Idaho State University researchers in Meridian and Pocatello are recruiting infants, children and adults to participate in a study to develop new ways to assess middle-ear function. (read more…)

Idaho State University physics to offer Water Rocket Festival June 27- 28 at Tydeman Park

Posted June 17, 2015

Idaho State University’s Department of Physics will offer a free rocket workshop at Tydeman Park, Eighth Avenue, Pocatello, on June 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Materials will be provided to the first 100 teens 16 and younger each day to construct one water rocket apiece. ISU students will assist in rocket construction, and provide simple demonstrations of the physics involved in making a good rocket. (read more…)

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