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Idaho State University Professor Jack Rose delivers lectures in China; invited back to do research

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the December 4th, 2014

Dr. Jack Rose, an Idaho State University physiology professor, recently returned from a two-week long trip to China, after which he was asked to serve as an advisor in ongoing research.

The purpose of his visit was to deliver two different talks in which he presented findings from research he has done at ISU. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Herb Maschner to serve as visiting professor in Italy; has accepted posts at University of South Florida

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the December 2nd, 2014

Herb Maschner, director of the Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History, will serve as visiting professor in Italy spring semester and has accepted posts at the University of South Florida beginning in August. (more…)

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…)

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

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

Leciel Bono’s early life on an Eastern Idaho farm taught her the value of discipline and hard work—traits that have served her well at Idaho State University.

A Bengal for 20 years, Bono holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and dental hygiene and is a graduate student in the dental hygiene master’s program. That’s just the half of it—an adjunct professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene for 16 years, Bono designed a new course in interprofessional practice management which she is teaching this 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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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