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Krehbiel named vice president for student affairs

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the June 30th, 2008

Idaho State University has named Lee Krehbiel, Ph.D., its new vice president for student affairs. Krehbiel has been serving as interim vice president of student affairs since September 2006. (more…)

Stahlecker boys, 11 and 14, give Stephens Center special gifts

Posted in Blogroll, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 30th, 2008

Two Pocatello boys, 11-year-old Kip Stahlecker, and his brother, 14-year-old Dirk Stahlecker, donated a substantial amount of their life’s savings to support the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

ISU researchers seek clues to why Wyoming toads are disease resistant

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 26th, 2008

To croak or not to croak, both literally and figuratively, is the question.

Boreal toad populations have declined severely in Colorado, but not in western Wyoming or Montana. Idaho State University researchers are trying to help determine why this is happening. They’re tracking these nocturnal animals by using tiny radiotransmitters attached to the amphibians, to record their movement, temperature and habitat use. (more…)

ISU dance company performs at national dance conference

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 24th, 2008

In June, Idaho State University’s modern dance company, I-Move, gave an outstanding performance in the American College Dance Festival Association’s National College Dance Festival Conference. (more…)

International Choral Festival needs volunteers

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 20th, 2008

Advance tickets are now on sale for the sixth Idaho International Choral Festival, scheduled this year for July 16 through July 20 in Pocatello, Blackfoot and Marsh Valley, but maybe the most daunting task facing organizers right now is the need for a few more volunteers. (more…)

Kovacs’s woven piece chosen for BAM’s permanent collection

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits, Featured by taylandy on the June 19th, 2008

The Boise Art Museum has purchased the weaving “Oaxaca Memories #5” by Idaho State University chair and professor of art Rudy Kovacs.

BAM’s Collectors Forum purchased the cotton, linen and silk 64-3/4-inch by 45-1/2-inch weaving, woven on a jacquard loom. (more…)

Grief is subject of new book from ISU Press

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 17th, 2008

Idaho State University Press has announced the publication of “A Year and a Day” by Michael Corrigan.

“A Year and a Day” is a journal of a man’s intimate experiences while grieving the loss of his wife. The title is drawn from the official period of mourning customarily observed by the Irish. (more…)

ISU Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members including Vailases

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 17th, 2008

Idaho State University’s Phi Kappa Phi national interdisciplinary honor society initiated ISU President Arthur C. Vailas, Ph.D., and Laura Vailas, Ph.D., along with 42 top ISU students, at its initiation ceremony this spring. (more…)

ISU debate coach wins award for coaching excellence

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the June 12th, 2008

Sarah Partlow-Lefevre, Idaho State University’s director of forensic debate, was recently awarded the George Ziegelmueller Award for coaching excellence.

The award, presented by the executive board of the National Debate Tournament, is given annually to a member who distinguish herself or himself in the communication profession, while coaching teams to competitive success. (more…)

ISU student, alumnus, staff member and teen to trek up Africa’s highest peak

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the June 12th, 2008

Four adventurers with connections to Idaho State University – including two in wheelchairs and a 14-year-old boy – will make a nine-day trek this June to the 19,340-foot summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. (more…)

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