Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society placed fourth and was recognized for debate and speaking at the Western States Communication Association (WSCA) tournament held in late February.
Senior Patrick Loftus, from Coeur d’Alene, and junior Jason Byron, Idaho Falls, were recognized as the sixth- and seventh-place speakers, were named finalists, and placed fourth overall. (more…)
Searching for a human skull from a 36-year-old cold case is an unusual and grisly endeavor for a group of 10 Idaho State University faculty, staff and students, but a valuable one.
If successful, the group can assist with the positive identification of human remains in Civil Defense caves north of Dubois near the Montana border. (more…)
More than 60 graduate students from Idaho State University will share their research endeavors at the inaugural ISU Graduate School Research Days events on March 14 and 16 in the Rendezvous Complex A, B and C Suites. (more…)
Idaho State University student pharmacist Sabrina Sherwood received a voice message on her phone Feb. 4 that made her a little nervous.
It was the Mayo Clinic with a follow-up question to her recent interview for a pharmacy internship at the world-renowned hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. (more…)
NurseJournal.org, a global media website for nurses and health care professionals, has ranked Idaho State University’s School of Nursing fifth out of 442 nursing schools in the West.
ISU scored 101.32 points out of the maximum 130. NurseJournal.org used 20 metrics to measure schools in five categories: quality, affordability, convenience, satisfaction and value. (more…)
Jenny Brooks, an undergraduate student in the dietetics program at Idaho State University, has gone the extra mile to help organize one of ISU’s most successful outreach programs – Benny’s Pantry.
Benny’s Pantry is a food program designed to offer short-term help for members of the ISU community including students, staff and faculty who suffer from food insecurity. (more…)
By Emily Frandsen and Aaron Kirkham, ‘15
To say that freshman Austin Richards’ parents are proud of the work he is doing at Idaho State University is an understatement.
“I get a text from my parents every day telling me how proud they are,” Richards, a first-generation college student and nuclear engineering major said.
Richards knew he wanted a career in the sciences after an engineer from the Idaho National Laboratory spoke to his middle school class, but it was a visit from an Idaho State University TRiO Upward Bound Math Science advisor that sealed the deal. (more…)
Idaho State University has named Scott Scholes as the associate vice president of enrollment management, effective April 1. Formerly the dean of students at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI), Scholes will be responsible for leading the University’s undergraduate enrollment management units and strategies. (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian assistant nursing professor Susan Tavernier is the 2015 recipient of the Oncology Nursing Society State-of-the-Science Lectureship Award.
Tavernier, Ph.D., RN, will accept the award during the opening ceremonies of the ONS Annual Congress April 23-26 in Orlando, Florida. (more…)
Idaho State University Sociology Professor DJ Williams helped launch the Journal of Positive Sexuality, the first journal of its kind, on Feb. 3.
The journal features articles, open to a variety of fields, that relate to positive sexuality. Positive sexuality helps people think about open communication and sexual diversity, according to Williams. (more…)