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Idaho State University-Meridian will confer 235 degrees, recognize students at May 12 commencement; Dr. Joseph H. Williams to speak

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the May 1st, 2014

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever May 12, conferring 235 degrees. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. (more…)

Idaho State University will confer 2,537 degrees and certificates at 2014 commencement on May 10

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 30th, 2014

A total of 2,450 graduates will receive 2,537 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 10 in Holt Arena.

Eighty-seven students will receive multiple certificates and/or degrees. (more…)

Chastity Lee wins Idaho State University’s Ultimate Bengal Challenge, receiving a $13,000 scholarship package

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 25th, 2014

It may have been the two hawks she saw while driving back from work in the morning or the prayer she gave. Whatever it was, 21-year-old Chastity Lee’s luck continued as she was awarded the $13,000-plus Idaho State University Ultimate Bengal Challenge scholarship package Wednesday night. (more…)

Ten Idaho State University alumni honored with 2014 Professional Achievement Awards

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People, Uncategorized by taylandy on the April 24th, 2014

Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 10, in Holt Arena. (more…)

Jack Wheatley to receive Honorary Doctor of Engineering from Idaho State University at commencement on May 10

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

Idaho State University will award an honorary Doctor of Engineering to Jack R. Wheatley, benefactor to Idaho State University and other universities and former northern California real estate developer, at ISU Commencement May 10. (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…)

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 to host 44th annual Spring Powwow April 19-20

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 15th, 2014

Idaho State University Native Americans United will host the 44th annual ISU Spring Powwow April 19-20 at Reed Gymnasium.

The free event features grand entries at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, and at 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 20. The NAU is an Associated Students of ISU student organization. (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…)

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