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International meeting at ISU to focus on nuclear applications, utilization of accelerators

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, Research by taylandy on the July 24th, 2007

More than 250 scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and students coming from six continents and representing 38 countries will meet July 30-Aug. 2 on the Idaho State University campus to discuss the very latest in applications and utilization of accelerator science and technology.

The Idaho Accelerator Center (IAC) ( will host this four-day international conference, “The Eighth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications and Utilization of Accelerators (AccApp’07),” which is sponsored jointly by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). (more…)

‘Picturing Our Natural Heritage exhibit opens July 26 at IMNH

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the July 24th, 2007

“Picturing Our Natural Heritage,” a new exhibition in the Seasonal Gallery of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 26, at 11 a.m. The Museum will feature free admission from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day so the public can help celebrate the new exhibit.

This exhibit features the exceptional photography of four local Idaho naturalists accompanied by kiosks and panels focusing on understanding nature including habitat, ecosystems, and biodiversity. (more…)

ISU-BLM project plots fire danger for southeast Idaho landowners

Posted in Featured, Research by taylandy on the July 23rd, 2007

Land managers, planners and fire agencies are using a Web site developed by Idaho State University and the Bureau of Land Management to help determine the fire danger where wild and urban lands meet in nine southeast Idaho counties.    

The Web site – – displays results of the ISU-BLM Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Projects, which features fire information for Bannock, Bingham, Teton, Clark, Power, Oneida, Caribou, Bear Lake and Fremont counties. The information was developed at the ISU GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Center in Pocatello. A similar wildfire assessment for Bonneville County will be completed this fall. (more…)

ISU researchers study wind erosion: findings may improve air quality

Posted in Featured, Research by taylandy on the July 18th, 2007

Boise/Pocatello – Drive along I-84 or I-15 in southern Idaho on a windy day, when fields are bare, and you can be smacked head on by a cloud of dust so dense it is impossible to see through.

Dust storms caused by wind erosion are part of the high-desert landscape of Idaho. They’ve led to deadly car crashes on the freeway, damage to rangeland and deterioration of air quality.  So what if there were a way to predict wind erosion and ultimately limit the severity of dust storms?

That’s the goal of two Idaho State University professors and their graduate students, who were recently awarded a three-year, $360,515 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study wind erosion and its effects on the environment. (more…)

ISU College of Education releases spring 2007 dean’s list

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the July 17th, 2007

Deborah L. Hedeen, PhD, dean of the College of Education at Idaho State University has announced the dean’s list for spring 2007.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 semester credits and receive a grade point average of 3.66 or higher. (more…)

ISU Summer Theatre Repertory Festival continues

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the July 17th, 2007

The Idaho State University Summer Theatre Repertory Festival is going strong in Southeast Idaho and continues this week with readers’ theatre performances in Idaho Falls and Pocatello and then with main-stage productions beginning July 25 in Pocatello.

The Children’s Readers’ Theatre “School Daze” will be performed on Thursday, July 19, in Idaho Falls at the ISU Bennion Student Union Building at the Center for Higher Education. The show will also be performed and Friday, July 20, at Frazier Hall’s Bilyeu Theatre. (more…)

ISU part-time employment fair will be held Aug. 29

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the July 17th, 2007

Employers are invited to attend the Idaho State University free part-time job fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29 in the ISU Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. The fair is designed as an opportunity for employers to inform ISU students about part-time positions. (more…)

President Vailas Inaugural Celebration scheduled Sept. 13-14

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the July 17th, 2007

The Inaugural Celebration of Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will be held on Sept. 13 and 14 in Pocatello.

The Investiture Ceremony for Vailas will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 in Holt Arena on the ISU Pocatello campus. An all-community barbeque featuring entertainment, academic information and various demonstrations by ISU departments and student groups will be held on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle immediately following the Investiture Ceremony. (more…)

2007-08 Season of Note lineup announced; tickets on sale July 30

Posted in Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the July 17th, 2007

Idaho State University will host a range of fine-arts productions in the 2007-08 “A Season of Note” series held in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Mule deer management workshop set Aug. 4 at ISU; ISU experts to speak

Posted in Events by taylandy on the July 16th, 2007

All hunters and wildlife enthusiasts are invited to participate in the upcoming Mule Deer Management Workshop scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, at Idaho State University in Pocatello.

This free workshop sponsored by the Southeast Idaho Mule Deer Foundation and Sportsman’s Warehouse will run from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the ISU Plant Sciences Lecture Hall, Room 114. (more…)

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