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Pulitzer prize recipients Nazario, Bartletti to make ISU Reading Project presentations

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2008

Presentations at Idaho State University by Pulitzer-prize winning author Sonia Nazario on Oct. 28 and Pulitzer-prize winning photographer Don Bartletti on Nov. 3 will highlight the ISU Student Unions & Involvement 2008 Reading Project this fall. (more…)

Award-winning Salt Lake Tribune political cartoonist Bagley to give presentation on intellectual freedom Nov. 7

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 21st, 2008

The public is invited to have dinner and listen to a presentation by Pat Bagley, award-winning editorial cartoonist for the “Salt Lake Tribune,” on Nov. 7 at PV’s Pasta Vino restaurant in Old Town Pocatello.

Bagley’s visit is sponsored by the Idaho State University Friends of Oboler Library, which each fall sponsors an event on intellectual freedom and censorship. (more…)

College of Education faculty attend National Science Foundation training

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the October 21st, 2008

Shelly Counsell, Ph.D., and Sally Peña, Ph.D., of the Idaho State University College of Education, were invited to participate as training facilitators in the University of Northern Iowa’s Early Childhood National Science Foundation Project, “Ramps and Pathways: A Constructivist Approach to Teaching Physical Science.”

The “Ramps and Pathways” module is designed to increase young children’s physics knowledge and understanding in grades pre-kindergarten through second grade using a constructivist approach to learning and instruction. (more…)

ISU students urged to ‘Be Advised’

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 20th, 2008

Idaho State University has launched its “Be Advised” campaign to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising.

The campaign by the ISU Division of Enrollment Management directs students on how to best pursue the information they need to progress towards attaining their chosen degree program.

“Advising is the cornerstone of a successful experience at Idaho State University,” said JoAnn Hertz, director of ISU academic advising. “Interaction with departmental faculty who are experts in their field provides an advantage to any student who seeks it.” (more…)

ASISU launches campaign to educate students about illegal downloads

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the October 20th, 2008

The Associated Students of Idaho State University Student Government and ISU administrators are teaming up to educate University students, faculty and staff about the perils and consequences of illegally downloading music and other media files from the Internet.

At the same time, computer users will learn where to legally download music and other media files, either for free or for a fee. (more…)

Community Cinema Film presents free preview screening of ‘Lioness’

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2008

"Lioness," a new film by Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers, is scheduled to be shown from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater. (more…)

ISU Major, Minor and Graduate School Fair set Oct. 28

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2008

The Idaho State University Career Center and Academic Advising Offices invite all ISU students, area high school seniors, and community members to attend the eighth annual Major, Minor and Graduate School Fair on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Building Ballroom on the ISU main campus in Pocatello. (more…)

Call for papers for The Art of Gender in Everyday Life VI multidisciplinary conference

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2008

A multidisciplinary conference, The Art of Gender in Everyday Life VI, will take place at Idaho State University on April 2 and 3. 

In addition to sessions, the conference will include: a keynote speech titled "Strong Women And How They Did It," by Emily Toth, Ph.D., (a.k.a. Ms. Mentor from The Chronicle of Higher Education), professor of English at Louisiana State University, on the evening of Friday, April 3; an April 3, lunchtime talk, by an ISU faculty member; and a screening of LUNAFEST on Thursday evening. 

A formal call for papers, an announcement of our student paper competition, and a registration form are available online from the ISU Anderson Gender Resource Center.

Abstracts must be postmarked by Nov. 10. (more…)

November business seminars to address intellectual property, small business legal and start-up issues

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2008

In response to requests from the business community, the Pocatello and Idaho Falls offices of the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will again conduct legal clinics for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

(more…)

Davis Gallery exhibit by visiting artist Hunt runs through Oct. 31

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 14th, 2008

“Reclamation, Reconstructions, and Other Grey Areas” by Benjamin Hunt is the next exhibit at the John B. Davis Gallery, located in the Fine Arts building at Idaho State University. The exhibition dates are Oct. 14-31. (more…)

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