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ISU retired employees reunion is Nov. 1 at Juniper Hills C.C.

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2007

Idaho State University’s retired employees will hold their fourth annual reunion on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Juniper Hills Country Club. All retired ISU faculty and staff and spouses of deceased retirees are invited to attend. (more…)

ISU nursing professor McLaughlin retires

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2007

After 20 years teaching at Idaho State University in the School of Nursing and working another 23 years in Pocatello area dental and medical facilities, Diana McLaughlin, EdD, has announced her retirement. (more…)

ISU field camp explores Idaho’s geology in wild settings

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2007

Students from throughout the United States – not to mention an international student from Serbia – attending the Idaho State University geology camp experienced quintessential wild Idaho while participating in the ISU geosciences department’s “capstone course” this summer.

The camp, specializing in geological mapping, is based at the Lost River Field Station at an elevation of 6,400 feet in the shadow of Idaho’s tallest peak, 12,662-foot Mt. Borah. During a summer visit here, some 20 miles north of the small town of Mackay in central Idaho, it is common to see the Idaho state bird, the Mountain Bluebird, flit around and land on the station’s picnic tables, buildings and vehicles. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to offer docent training program

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2007

The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) is recruiting participants for its fall 2007 docent training program.

Docents are volunteer teachers in the museum who are responsible for conducting guided educational tours to groups of all ages, the majority being school children. (more…)

ISU receives $586,234 Advanced Technology Education Program Grant from NSF

Posted in Academics, Research by taylandy on the August 1st, 2007

After having just received a grant in December of 2006 to establish the Idaho State University  Energy Systems Technology and Education Center, the team of ISU’s College of Technology, the Idaho National Laboratory (supported by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies) and Partners for Prosperity has secured yet a second grant targeting improvements in the training and education of those aspiring to an energy-related career.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded ISU and its partners a $586,234 Advanced Technological Education Program Grant to produce a new Energy Systems Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology Curriculum. This project was formulated by the partnership as an energy resource improvement strategy to elevate learner outcomes for those entering critical instrumentation and control technician positions in the energy industry. (more…)

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