BOISE, Idaho—Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas told state budget writers this morning that ISU is committed to leading the state in health science education and creating new opportunities for academic discovery, research and economic development.
Speaking before the Joint Finance Appropriations Committee at the State Capitol in Boise, Vailas highlighted faculty, staff and student accomplishments of the past year and outlined goals for next year, including seeking a state budget request of $1.7 million to fund the highly successful Career Path Internship program. ISU would match the request. (more…)
Idaho State Universty GIS Training and Research Center designated as one of eight NASA DEVELOP Nodes
NASA scientists like to say, “We’re doing cool stuff right here on earth,” and a lot more of it will now be taking place at Idaho State University, which was designated as a new NASA DEVELOP research node this month.
This new recognition will expand research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students not only at ISU but for others as well, said Keith Weber, director of the ISU GIS Training and Research Center and ISU advisor for the NASA DEVELOP Node. (more…)
Idaho State University College of Business (COB) graduate students will learn the “nuts and bolts” of running a business in an international competition that will pit them against some of the top business students in the world.
The 51st International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition — the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive collegiate business simulation competition—will get underway in late January. It’s hosted by California State University, Long Beach. (more…)
Robert Hanson, a master’s student in Idaho State University’s biological sciences department, chose ISU because of the faculty, research opportunities for undergraduates, and the welcoming attitude to nontraditional students.
Hanson graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 2003. He has lived in towns throughout the Northwest, including Idaho Falls; Twin Falls; Elko, Nevada; and Ogden, Utah.
About his experience of moving around so much, Hanson jokingly says, “I tend to think of myself as a ‘nomad of the West.’” (more…)
Idaho State University study shows prep football participants often don’t properly inflate helmet bladders
Proper fitting football helmets are essential to help prevent concussions in prep football players, but a new study by Idaho State University shows that many players use inappropriately sized helmets, and often don’t reinflate the air bladders in their helmets.
Both of these factors can result in more concussions.
Although 97.5 percent of participants wore helmets that required regular, weekly reinflation of interior bladder systems, 43 percent of participants acknowledged never reinflating their bladders during the 12- to 16-week 2013 football season. (more…)
Justin Dolan Stover, an Idaho State University assistant history professor, will host an exhibition of contemporary French prints of the First World War, which he collected during his trip to France.
The exhibition, “Les Miseres de la Guerre: French perspectives of the First World War” will run Feb. 2-20 with an exhibit launch and discussion on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building on the Pocatello campus. (more…)
Idaho State University Alpha Kappa Psi names Redfish Technology CEO Rob Reeves “Idaho Business Leader of the Year”
Rob Reeves, president and chief executive officer of Redfish Technology, Inc. in Hailey is the 2015 Idaho Business Leader of the Year. The professional business fraternity at Idaho State University, the Delta Upsilon chapter, of Alpha Kappa Psi, will recognize Reeves at a dinner in Pocatello on Thursday, April 9. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Layha Spoonhunter sees President Obama again; heading to Washington, D.C. for UNITY Conference in February
Idaho State University political science sophomore Layha Spoonhunter was among the thousands in attendance at President Barack Obama’s appearance in Boise on Jan 21 at Boise State University, but he was one of the few in the audience who had already met Obama in person. (more…)
The Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association’s annual fundraising event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
The event will feature a dinner, an array of raffle prizes donated by local businesses and a performance of live orchestral music featuring guest artists Sergiu Brindusa and Beth Moore, and the Brindusa Moore Ballet Academy Ensemble. (more…)
Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer swim lessons on Saturdays on Feb. 21 and 28 and March 7 and 14 at the Reed Gymnasium swim pool. (more…)