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Yizar named associate dean of students

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

James H. “Byrd” Yizar  has been named associate dean of students. Yizar served as interim associate dean of students for the last two and one-half years. (more…)

ISU researchers developing 3-D virtual archaeological Web site

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 17th, 2008

An online, three-dimensional archaeological collection of Arctic animal bones being created at Idaho State University will be an important tool for researchers worldwide from a variety of academic backgrounds.

Furthermore, this effort helps “democratize” science for Arctic research and it showcases an unusual, if not unique, interdisciplinary research collaboration, namely between the ISU Department of Anthropology and the ISU College of Business. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History launches Idaho Falls RiverWalk series

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 17th, 2008

The Idaho Museum of Natural History, based on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello, is excited to bring its successful RiverWalk series to Idaho Falls.

The first IF RiverWalk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8:30-10 a.m. (more…)

New ISU Holt Arena parking fees go into effect

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

Idaho State University’s new parking fee policy for Holt Arena events will go in effect for the Idaho State University-North Dakota football game on Sept. 18 and for the Montgomery Gentry concert Sunday, Sept. 21.

The new Holt Arena parking prices for non-ISU students are $1 for ISU athletic events and $5 for special events, such as concerts. ISU students who present valid Bengal ID cards still park for free. (more…)

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ set Oct. 1 in Pocatello, Oct. 8 in Idaho Falls

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 16th, 2008

Idaho State University’s Project Hope Advocacy Program at the Anderson Gender Resource Center has a challenge for the men of Southeastern Idaho: “Stand up, if you can, in a pair of high heels and walk to end sexual and domestic violence.”

The “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser will take on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Pocatello and Wednesday, Oct. 8, in Idaho Falls.

Both the Pocatello and Idaho Falls events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more…)

‘Season of Note’ opens with French jazz trio Oct. 1

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

Samarabalouf, a jazz trio from France, will give the first performance in the Idaho State University “Season of Note” series, Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center on the Idaho State University campus. (more…)

Idaho State University receives suicide prevention hotline grant

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 16th, 2008

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health and Counseling Department have received a state grant to start a Suicide Prevention Hotline for Idaho, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the country.

The first year of the project will involve recruiting and training operators to staff the hotline as well as obtaining accreditation through a national network. (more…)

Idaho’s three largest public universities receive $15 million NSF Grant to study climate change

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 12th, 2008

It’s the kind of news that reaffirms how scientific research benefits Idahoans. On Sept. 12, Lt. Gov. Jim Risch announced the largest grant ever awarded to the state of Idaho by the National Science Foundation. The five-year, $15 million award will support new faculty and facilities at the University of Idaho, Boise State University and Idaho State University in an effort to understand the current and future impact of climate change on the Snake and Salmon River watersheds. (more…)

ISU plays key role in Idaho EPSCoR climate change grant

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 12th, 2008

Idaho State University played a role in landing, and will play key role in carrying out the $15 million National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grant to study climate change in Idaho announced by Lt. Gov. Jim Risch on Friday, Sept. 12. (more…)

ISU-Boise faculty, speech clinic named Health Care Hero finalists; student awarded scholarship

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 10th, 2008

Idaho State University-Boise’s Speech and Language Clinic, HIV education coordinator Judy Thorne, and clinical assistant pharmacy professor Elaine Ladd are recipients of 2008 Idaho Health Care Hero awards sponsored by the Idaho Business Review newspaper.

The IBR also awarded ISU-Boise speech-language pathology master’s student, Meredith Ann Alder, the $1,000 Health Care Heroes student scholarship. (more…)

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