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‘Jurassic Park’ artist Mark Hallett to visit Idaho Museum of Natural History

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the May 5th, 2008

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is excited to announce that Mark Hallett, an internationally known artist, sculptor, and author who is an expert on the anatomy and behavior of prehistoric animals, will visit Pocatello in May. Mark’s artwork is currently featured in the Museum’s newest exhibit, “The Art of Paleontology.”

IMNH will honor Mark at an intimate VIP event at the Museum on Wednesday, May 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. (more…)

Reading Project book selected; Pulitzer-Prize recipient to visit ISU

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 5th, 2008

Idaho State University Student Unions has selected Sonia Nazario’s book, “Enrique’s Journey,” for the 2008 Reading Project. In “Enrique’s Journey,” the award-winning journalist recounts the true, unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States.

Readers can prepare themselves to participate in Reading Project discussions, including a presentation by the author, by reading the book over the summer. Nazario is scheduled to give the keynote speech and host related discussions on Tuesday, October 28. (more…)

ISU-Boise awards more than 100 degrees at May 3 graduation

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 5th, 2008

Barbara Nelson walked across the stage of Boise’s Centennial High School Performing Arts Center on May 3 and flashed the top of her graduation cap at an audience of 700 people.

It read, “I did it!” in bright orange letters outlined in glitter.

Not only did Nelson receive her Master of Counseling degree, she was the winner of Idaho State University-Boise’s Student Excellence Award.

Nelson was one of nine ISU-Boise 2008 graduates nominated for the award by faculty, who select students for academic achievement, dedication to their profession  and community involvement. Nelson holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and works as a drug and alcohol counselor in the Ada County Drug Court Program. (more…)

Political science professor Foster, former chair, to retire

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2008

Richard Foster, Ph.D., Idaho State University political science professor, is retiring after 35 years at the University, including 22 years as chair of his department. (more…)

ISU’s Appleby elected VP of marketing for NAGWS

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Karen Appleby, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Idaho State University sport science and physical education department, has been elected as vice president of Marketing for the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS). (more…)

New Bengal Dance squad announced

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Idaho State University Bengal Dancers squad members were recently named at auditions. The 16-member team is comprised of 10 returning dancers and six new members including four incoming freshmen. (more…)

ISU to host art exhibition by high school seniors

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Idaho State University’s art and pre-architecture department will host an art exhibition of senior art student work from the three Pocatello high schools – Century, Highland and Pocatelllo – May 12-16 in the John B. Davis Gallery on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. (more…)

Rendezvous Complex receives national facility design award

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Idaho State University’s Rendezvous Complex is one of six campus buildings nationwide that have received a Facility Design Award from the Association of College Unions International. (more…)

Summers named ISU Student Employee of the Year

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Idaho State University has named Stuart Summers as Student Employee of the Year. Summers, who is currently a sophomore in the James E. Rogers department of mass communication, is employed with the Student Activities Board as student director of student activities. (more…)

Facilities Services Associate VP retires after 26 years at ISU

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 1st, 2008

Darrell J. Buffaloe, associate vice president for Facilities Services, is retiring June 30 after 26 years at Idaho State University. (more…)

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