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PPSA spaghetti feed raises $9,000

Posted in Events by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

The 14th annual Spaghetti Feed & Auction sponsored by the Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance, or PPSA, went off without a hitch last month, as the event was able to raise $9,000, according to second-year pharmacy student and event chairperson Jacqueline Brown. (more…)

Potter to give workshops at ISU April 18-19

Posted in Academics, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

Idaho State University will host a series of pottery workshops by Caldwell potter Dwight Crossley from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. April 18 and 19 at the ISU Vocational Art Studio. (more…)

ISU professors receive grants from Murdock Trust

Posted in Academics, Research by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

The M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program recently awarded $15,000 each to Idaho State University chemistry professors Lyle W. Castle, PhD, and Jeffrey J. Rosentreter, PhD, and biological sciences professor Sophie St-Hilaire, PhD. (more…)

Visiting author to deliver lecture on ‘Buffalo Bill’s America’

Posted in Events by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

The Idaho State University Cultural Affairs Counsel spring lecture will be given by Louis S. Warren on his book “Buffalo Bill’s America: The Wild West Show in the Gilded Age” at 8 p.m. April 11 in the ISU Fine Arts Building’s Goranson Hall. (more…)

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

NSF presents ISU with media award for GK-12 Program

Posted in Research by taylandy on the March 30th, 2007

 The National Science Foundation has not only granted Idaho State University’s GK-12 program a second three-year $1.8 million award, but has also awarded ISU with the 2007 GK-12 Media Award. (more…)

To get kids to eat vegies maybe have them grow a garden first

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the March 27th, 2007

Perhaps the key to getting elementary school children to eat their vegetables is to have them grow the vegetables first. That’s the gist of a research study carried out by former Idaho State University master of public health (MPH) student Jessica McAleese. (more…)

Community Environmental Fair set April 28 in Pocatello

Posted in Events by taylandy on the March 27th, 2007

Once again the public is invited to participate in the Community Environmental Fair to be held on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tydeman Park in Pocatello. This year’s theme is “CO2 + U = ?” (more…)

ICEE receives $140,000 grant to benefit ‘high-need’ school districts

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the March 27th, 2007

The Idaho State University College of Education has received an additional $140,000 from the Idaho State Board of Education – bringing awards to nearly a million dollars – to continue implementation of a program that trains teachers in “high-need” school districts to teach students with poor English skills how to better master their language skills and other subjects. (more…)

Winners of ISU National Women’s Art Exhibit announced

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 27th, 2007
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