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Community dance workshops scheduled May 27-30

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the May 16th, 2008

ISU Theatre and Dance will offer a free dance summer workshop May 27-30 open to the public that features guest artists Lisa Wymore and Sheldon Smith of the California-based Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts Dance-Theater Company. (more…)

Horse Queen of Idaho’s connections to Denver studied

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the May 15th, 2008

An Idaho State University scholar is visiting Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel, Denver Public Library and Colorado Historical Society as part of an effort to retrace the “Horse Queen of Idaho”’s connection to Colorado. (more…)

Retiring professor cites HIV/AIDS education work as a career highlight

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the May 15th, 2008

Among the highlights of his 36-year career at Idaho State University, retiring biological sciences professor of microbiology Larry Farrell, Ph.D., cites his efforts as a volunteer HIV/AIDS educator and the open, collaborative nature of his department. (more…)

Art of the Road class for children set June 7

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 15th, 2008

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is offering a unique learning experience for children this summer. The Art on the Road class on June 7 will take children on an all-day field trip to the Mackay Fish Hatchery to learn the science of growing trout and salmon for Idaho’s streams and rivers with Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist Mick Hoover.

After learning about the fish, the children will then spend time with artist Linda Wolfe who will teach and inspire the children as they learn how to draw and paint fish. Wolfe is a wonderful artist and master teacher at working with children, guiding them as they discover their inner artistic talents. (more…)

ISU to host Predator-Prey and Saber-toothed Mammal Symposiums

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 8th, 2008

Scientific experts from around the world will gather at Idaho State University to participate in the Predator-Prey Symposium May 12-14 and the 2008 International Symposium on Saber-toothed Mammals May 14-17. (more…)

Swetnam becomes first to receive all three Distinguished Faculty Awards

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 8th, 2008

Susan Swetnam, Ph.D., Idaho State University professor of English, has become the first University faculty member to be awarded all three of ISU’s highest faculty honors – Distinguished Teacher, Public Servant and Researcher. (more…)

Askey selected as new Idaho State University Rodeo Club advisor

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 8th, 2008

Angela Askey, community relations specialist at Idaho State University’s College of Technology, has been selected as the new Idaho State University rodeo team advisor. Askey will replace Brian Hetrick, who recently retired from his role as the rodeo team advisor after 18 years. (more…)

ISU Engineering College plays major role in National Mechanical Engineering Society

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the May 7th, 2008

The College of Engineering at Idaho State University has had a major role in the leadership of the 110,000-member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) during the last several years. The current dean of engineering, the retired dean of engineering and a doctoral student in the College of Engineering are involved.  (more…)

ISU events, May 7-26

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 7th, 2008

ISU Coming Events:

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at Information about ISU athletic events is available at The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620. (more…)

College of Education to honor Billie McNabb Miller May 9

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 7th, 2008

Ms. Billie McNabb Miller, retired teacher and professor, was honored with the 2008 Professional Achievement Award by the Idaho State University College of Education chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society dedicated to promoting excellence in, and the recognition of, outstanding contributions to education.

 McNabb Miller will be recognized at a banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Marshall Rotunda at Idaho State University in Pocatello. (more…)

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