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I Chose ISU – Pedro Moreno Leon, Venezuelan student pursues dream

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

Ever since Pedro Moreno Leon was a child, it was his dream to work at a power plant.

Leon, ISU’s only Venezuelan student, is well on his way to fulfilling his dream of becoming a nuclear engineer.

At just 19, he left his home in Venezuela to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering at Idaho State University. (more…)

Idaho State University Distinguished Faculty nominations sought

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

Nominations are being sought for three Idaho State University faculty members to be recognized as Distinguished Faculty.

They will be honored during a reception in April and recognized during the 2015 Commencement exercises.

Nominations for the Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Service are due Jan. 23. The Distinguished Researcher call for nominations will be announced by the Office for Research and Economic Development. (more…)

ISU geosciences Associate Professor Benjamin Crosby to give talk about Fulbright scholarship

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

Benjamin Crosby, an Idaho State University geosciences associate professor, will present a talk titled “Sabbatical Reflections: Inspiring Faculty to Become Fulbright Scholars” at noon Nov. 10 at the ISU Rendezvous Complex Suites A and B. (more…)

Documentary film ‘Degenerate Art’ to be shown at ISU Continuing Ed Building on Nov. 11

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

New Knowledge Adventures, part of Idaho State University’s Continuing Education Program, will present a free screening of the documentary film “Degenerate Art” at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 in Room 125 of the Continuing Education Building, located at 1001 N. Seventh Ave. in Pocatello. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Harris to address United Nations committee Nov. 17 on nuclear security

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Health Physics Jason Harris will address the United Nations 1540 Committee at U.N. headquarters in New York City on the topic of nuclear security on Nov. 17.

The 1540 Committee is under the U.N.’s Security Council. Harris will deliver a half-hour talk devoted specifically on the activities of the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN), which is a partnership between educational institutions and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Harris served as chair of the INSEN 2012-14. He stepped down in August, but is still active with the INSEN. (more…)

Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center to offer series of programs for Diversity Week Nov. 10-14

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will offer a series of Diversity Week 2014 presentations from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14 on the ISU Pocatello campus.

Programs planned are:

• Nov. 10 – “Defining Diversity” student forum, 10 a.m., North Fork Room, Pond Student Union; (more…)

Representatives from NASA meet at Idaho State University to develop wildfire recovery GIS system

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the November 10th, 2014

NASA personnel gathered in Pocatello recently to meet with researchers at the Idaho State University GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Training and Researcher Center and with professionals from state and federal land agencies to work on a GIS-satellite imagery system used to manage wildfires. The focus was the wildfire RECOVER project, led by ISU’s Keith Weber. (more…)

Young musicians featured at Idaho State Civic Symphony concert on Nov. 14

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony will feature the winners of the Symphony Association 2014 Young Artists Competition on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Pianist Adam Merrill and violinist Yonsoo Park were the competition division winners for Idaho musicians. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Meg Long-Woodhouse to serve on Idaho Board of Dentistry

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Idaho State University dental hygienist Meg Long-Woodhouse to a five-year term on the Idaho Board of Dentistry. (more…)

Idaho State University to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun Nov. 18 as part of Wells Fargo Speaker Series

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho State University will host the Wells Fargo Speaker Series to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. (more…)

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