Six new members will be inducted into the Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.
Basketball player Mandi Carver, Senior Women’s Administrator and Associate Athletic Director Nancy Graziano, swimmer Michael Harada, wrestler David Pacheco, football player DeLane “De” Pankratz and track athlete Becky Sondag are the newest inductees into the Hall of Fame. Graziano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more…)
The annual Pocatello Ski Swap will be held Oct. 24-26 at Idaho State University in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
The Swap is the primary fundraising event for the Pocatello Ski and Snowboard Association. It helps to fund four youth trips (they receive free bus service and reduced ski rates), the Pebble Creek Youth Ski Team, and disabled skiers’ events with the CW HOG program at ISU. All of the organizations represented are not-for-profit and supported by volunteers. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Professor Bearden to fly mice in space to research keeping astronauts healthier
Idaho State University’s Dr. Shawn Bearden has been awarded a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to fly mice on the International Space Station in 2015 and 2016 to study how to protect astronauts from visual and possible cognitive impairment during long-term space missions. (more…)
Idaho State University Professor Xu honored with Women in Life Sciences Award, receives Suffrage Science Heirloom
Idaho State University psychology professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu was honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award by receiving a Suffrage Science Heirloom from the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in the United Kingdom.
Xu was one of 11 recipients and the only one from an American institution. (more…)
Idaho State University Associate Professor of Geosciences Benjamin Crosby has spent the start of fall semester readjusting to regular life Pocatello after a year in which he served as a Fulbright scholar and visiting professor in Chile, completed a 15,000-mile drive home with his family and had his research earn international publicity and jokes by Jimmy Fallon on late-night TV.
“Half the time I feel like I am sleep-walking through the familiar because I’ve been doing this for the last seven years, but at times my life feels entirely new and different being home,” Crosby said. (more…)
American Nuclear Society Honors Idaho State’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar with Landis Public Communication and Education Award
The American Nuclear Society (ANS) has named Idaho State University’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar as the recipient of this year’s Landis Public Communication and Education Award, recognizing her dedication to nuclear education and public communication. (more…)
The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU Department of Physics will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 9 p.m. at the old CARQUEST warehouse, 1161 Wilson Ave. in Pocatello, one block west of the Pizza Hut on Yellowstone Ave. (more…)
The Idaho Business Leader of the Year committee is accepting nominations for the 2015 Idaho State Business Leader of the Year award. Nominees of Idaho business leaders who represent the qualifications and core values of the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity will be accepted starting Monday, Oct. 6, and will end on Friday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. (more…)
The Idaho State University Foundation announced the addition of three new board members during its annual meeting on the University’s Pocatello campus on Friday, Sept. 26: Michael J. Byrne, ‘73 and ‘75; Valerie Hoybjerg; and Thana Singarajah, ‘84 and ‘88. (more…)
Idaho State University, Idaho National Laboratory Nuclear Non-Proliferation Education Program Gaining Traction
Nuclear non-proliferation education, particularly the safeguarding of nuclear materials, has become a specialty of Idaho State University working in conjunction with the Idaho National Laboratory at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls. (more…)