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Idaho State University researchers work on virtual watershed project to better model Idaho’s and West’s snowpack

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the November 26th, 2014

Researchers in Idaho State University’s geosciences department are working on a virtual watershed project to make better, easy-to-use computer models of Idaho’s and the West’s snowpack to help water users plan better. (more…)

BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) competition to host introductory meetings

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 26th, 2014

Have a novel idea for a business enterprise?

Anyone with a great business idea is invited to attend one of two BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition introductory meetings Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall and Dec. 3, 5-6 p.m. at the Republic American Grill, 355 River Parkway, in Idaho Falls. (more…)

Idaho State University Jazz Band to headline ISU New Year’s Eve Gala that raises funds for scholarships

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 25th, 2014

The Idaho State University Jazz Band will headline the College of Arts and Letters’ New Year’s Eve Gala for the second year in a row, on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Winner of Idaho State University holiday card contest announced

Posted in Featured, People by taylandy on the November 24th, 2014

Student artist Seth Spencer is the winner of the annual Idaho State University holiday card contest. (more…)

Idaho State University to host $tart $mart training workshop geared toward women for negotiating pay

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 24th, 2014

The American Association of University Women’s $tart $mart initiative will offer a salary-negotiating workshop geared towards women on Dec. 4 at Idaho State University.

Participation is aimed at ISU women seniors or graduate students, but community members may attend on a space-available basis. The workshop will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the ISU Pond Student Union Clearwater Room. (more…)

I Chose ISU – Leciel Bono, grad student and adjunct professor

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the November 24th, 2014

Leciel Bono, graduate student at Idaho State University and adjunct professor in the dental hygiene program, has been at ISU for almost 20 years.

Originally from Alaska, she moved to Idaho at just 8 years old where, according to Leciel, she grew up on a farm and learned the value of hard work. Several years later, she now holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology, is about to graduate from the dental hygiene master’s program, and is designing a new course in Interprofessional Practice Management she will teach next semester. (more…)

Idaho State University announces multimillion-reinvestment initiative

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 14th, 2014

Idaho State University will be reinvesting nearly $7 million back into the University, the majority going to academic programs, deferred maintenance and infrastructure. (more…)

2014 National Outdoor Book Awards announced by Idaho State University

Posted in People by taylandy on the November 13th, 2014

They call her Grandma Gatewood. She carries an umbrella, wears a checked skirt, and she loves to hike.

In fact, she is the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. After her first 2,000-mile hike, she did it again, becoming the first person – man or woman – to hike it twice. And then for good measure, she hiked it a third time.

Gatewood is the subject of a new book, which is one of the award recipients of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards. The awards program is sponsored by the National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation, Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education. (more…)

Idaho State University Armed Forces Club will host “Operation Diaper Drop” Nov. 17-18

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 12th, 2014

The Idaho State University Armed Forces Club is hosting “Operation Diaper Drop” to benefit Benny’s Pantry and Toys for Tots, on Nov. 17 and 18.

Donations of diapers, unopened formula, baby food, baby wipes, unopened baby bottles and new infant toys will be collected Nov. 17 and delivered Nov. 18. (more…)

Idaho State University Native American Night and Native Royalty Pageant set Nov. 17

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 12th, 2014

The Idaho State University Native Americans United will hold its Native American Heritage Night on Nov. 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The night will include dinner, a fashion show, Native American dancing, and royalty pageant. The Native American Heritage night is held in celebration of November National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month. (more…)

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