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Winner of Idaho State University Ultimate Bengal Challenge to be announced April 23; 70 finalists eligible for $13,000-plus scholarship package; 179,054 entries

Posted in Academics, Events, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2014

The winner of Idaho State University’s Ultimate Bengal Challenge’s $13,000-plus scholarship package selected from 179,054 entries will be announced Wednesday, April 23, at the Reed Gymnasium donkey basketball game beginning at 6 p.m. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History featured in May National Geographic Magazine

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the April 17th, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History’s online, 3-D collections in the Idaho Virtualization Laboratory are featured in the May 2014 National Geographic Magazine, Volume 222, No. 5. (more…)

Petar Dimov wins Ann Hunter scholarship from ISU’s Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the April 17th, 2014

Petar Dimov, an Idaho State University senior in mechanical engineering, is the recipient of the Ann Hunter Scholarship from the ISU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society for spring of 2014. (more…)

State Board approves Idaho State University’s 2014-15 tuition and fees

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 16th, 2014

Idaho State University’s proposed 3.5 percent tuition and fee increase for the 2014-15 academic year was approved by the State Board of Education Wednesday, April 16.

Resident students will pay $6,566 and nonresident students will pay $12,760 annually in tuition and fees in 2014-15. The change represents the lowest increase among the state’s public research universities, and the lowest ISU has had in 26 years. (more…)

Book on the moral work of teaching by ISU and BSU professors receives three awards

Posted in Academics, ISU-Boise, People, Research by taylandy on the April 15th, 2014

The book “The Moral Work of Teaching and Teacher Education: Preparing and Supporting Practitioners,” by Matthew Sanger, professor of education at Idaho State University and Richard Osguthorpe, a Boise State University professor, has been honored with three awards. (more…)

Idaho State’s Xu collaborates on study suggesting self-expanding activities can help with nicotine craving

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 15th, 2014

If you’re trying to quit smoking one method to incorporate is to do new, exciting “self-expanding” activities that can help with nicotine craving.

That’s the take-home message from a new study published in the peer-reviewed, online journal PLOS ONE in April. The study was completed by researchers from Idaho State University, Stony Brook University, the American Cancer Society, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Georgia and Brown University. (more…)

Idaho State University 2014 Outstanding Student Award Recipients Announced

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 8th, 2014

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2014 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 10, in Holt Arena.

The 12 Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have epitomized ISU’s outstanding student body. Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered. (more…)

Idaho State University Biological Sciences Professor Aho publishes textbook, companion software

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the April 8th, 2014

Idaho State University biological sciences Assistant Professor Ken Aho has written a biology textbook “Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R” and companion software that helps biologists to better understand the basics of the statistics they use in their studies. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Chapter of Psi Chi to host the 3rd Annual Southeastern Idaho Psi Chi Psychology Research Conference April 18

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the April 7th, 2014

The Idaho State University chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society for Psychology, will host the third annual Southeastern Idaho Psi Chi Psychology Research Conference Friday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University students encouraged to be advised

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

Idaho State University encourages students to “Be Advised” prior to academic registration, which is scheduled to begin April 14- 21 for the Fall 2014 semester. (more…)

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