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Idaho State University graduate mental health counseling program listed in nation’s top 20

Posted in Academics, Featured by taylandy on the May 28th, 2015

Idaho State University’s master’s degree program in mental health counseling is ranked 18th in the country by GraduatePrograms.com, an online resource for students considering graduate school. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Terry Bowyer honored with Wallmo Award for deer-management research

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2015

Idaho State University biological sciences Professor Terry Bowyer has been honored with the O. C. “Charlie” Wallmo Award for contributions to knowledge and improved management of black-tailed and mule deer.

He received the award at the recent 11th Biennial Western States and Provinces Deer and Elk Workshop held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The award is given by the mule deer working group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, and is this entity’s highest award. (more…)

Idaho State University’s environmental engineering graduate program is ranked no. 8 nationally by Graduate Programs

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 19th, 2015

Idaho State University’s environmental engineering graduate program is ranked no. 8 nationally by Graduate Programs in its Spring 2015 Rankings of the Top Environmental Engineering Graduate Programs.

Graduate Programs bases its ranking solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com. (more…)

Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing Conference set May 18-20 in Pocatello; much of event hosted at Idaho State University

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 14th, 2015

An Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing Conference running May 18-20 in Pocatello will feature an address by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.

The conference is sponsored by Active Communications International (ACI) and its theme is “Powering the Future of Nuclear Innovation.” Many of the conference’s presentations are taking place at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the May 11th, 2015

Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 9 in Holt Arena.

They are Barbara Frank, associate lecturer and advisor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Teacher; Cal Edwards, law enforcement coordinator and instructor, College of Technology, who is serving as interim director of Public Safety from January through May 18, Distinguished Service Award; Colden Baxter, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Researcher. (more…)

Record number of graduates honored at Idaho State University commencement May 9

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 9th, 2015

A record 2,561 Idaho State University graduates were awarded degrees and certificates at ISU commencement on May 9 at Holt Arena.

This year’s number of graduates was 111 more than last year, and 327 more than in 2010. (more…)

Idaho State University geosciences master’s student John Whiting spent 101 days in Frank Church Wilderness to earn his degree

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 5th, 2015

After spending nearly three months in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness last summer John Whiting, who will graduate from Idaho State University this summer with a Master of Science Degree in geosciences, found it strange to stand on concrete.

“I was out there 101 days, and when I flew back just stepping on the sidewalk was a weird feeling,” Whiting said. “Just having that kind of level, smooth ground under my feet for the first time after living 100 days without it, just felt odd. It blew me away. The whole summer was incredible.” (more…)

Track didn’t pan out, but graduate Nicole Martin’s education did at Idaho State University

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 4th, 2015

Nicole Martin came to Idaho State University from Rupert on a track scholarship, but she never ran a race for the Bengals.

Upon arrival at ISU, she discovered she was highly anemic and could not compete in track. This setback, however, didn’t stop her from continuing her education and being an exceptionally active student. Martin, who grew up in a household with 21 other siblings and was originally from Maryland, will graduate May 9 with a bachelor’s degree in general studies and a minor in sociology. (more…)

Idaho State University graduates March through the Arch May 8

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 1st, 2015

The Idaho State University Graduates March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 8 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building. (more…)

Idaho State University Women’s Rodeo Team ranked No. 1 in region, heads to nationals June 14-20

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 1st, 2015

The Idaho State University Women’s Rodeo Team finished No. 1 in its region, currently leads the college rodeo national standings and will compete at the College National Finals Rodeo June 14-20 in Casper, Wyoming.

Four of the five ISU Women’s Rodeo Team members that will compete at the College National Finals Rodeo this year finished first in four events during the 2014-15 Rocky Mountain Region’s 10-rodeo season. (more…)

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