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IMNH exhibits a 16,000-year-old beach party in Idaho; includes artifacts from Idaho’s oldest archaeological site

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Research by taylandy on the October 10th, 2008

For the month of October, the Idaho Museum of Natural History is exhibiting artifacts from the “Buried Beach” archaeological site at Castle Rocks State Park in south central Idaho. (more…)

ISU-Boise HIV educator receives top Health Care Hero honor; Speech and Language Clinic, pharmacy professor also recognized

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

Idaho State University-Boise’s HIV education coordinator Judy Thorne has received the top honor in the educator category of the third annual Idaho Business Review’s Health Care Hero awards competition. Winners were announced Oct. 8 during a dinner in Boise. (more…)

Eight receive top ISU Homecoming awards

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

Idaho State University will honor current and retired faculty and staff, alumni and supporters with awards during 2008 Homecoming.

Recipients will be honored at the President’s Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail The cost is $40. (more…)

ISU nursing students get dose of reality in ‘The Neighborhood’

Posted in Academics by taylandy on the October 8th, 2008

Welcome to The Neighborhood.

A virtual, Web-based learning platform designed to enhance nursing education, distributed by Pearson Health Science, The Neighborhood is currently being beta-tested by the Idaho State University School of Nursing (ISUSN), and the diagnosis is favorable. (more…)

Physics professor Shropshire earns national teaching award

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

Steve Shropshire, Ph.D., of the Department of Physics at Idaho State University has been awarded the American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Citation for exemplary efforts in physics education. (more…)

ISU professor studies how oil development may affect Alaska’s native communities

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

How gas and oil exploration off of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands could affect the subsistence activities of Alaska Native communities is the topic of a $339,793 contract awarded to Idaho State University Department of Anthropology faculty member Kate Reedy-Maschner. (more…)

ISU’s powerful Internet2, NLR network connections provide numerous benefits

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the October 8th, 2008

Idaho State University is well connected to the Internet, Internet2 and other information networks, and through partnerships with educational organizations is able to transfer mass quantities of information fast at low cost, benefiting the University immeasurably.

Partnering with the Utah Education Network and Front Range GigaPop enables Idaho State University to enjoy reduced costs, shared expertise, shared services and increased buying power of data transmission services on much larger scale than it could afford on its own. (more…)

Emergency response drill scheduled at ISU on Oct. 9

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 3rd, 2008

An emergency response exercise involving city, county, and state agencies will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello.

Beginning at approximately 9 a.m. there will be an unusually large number of emergency personnel and vehicles in the vicinity of and on the ISU Pocatello campus, but the public should not be alarmed. (more…)

Ketterman retires from College of Technology after 17 years at ISU

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2008

After 17 years at Idaho State University, Anza Ketterman is retiring and is leaving behind a legacy of teaching and advising students, not only in the classroom but through Business Professionals of America (BPA) as well. (more…)

Next ISU Gallery Walk set Oct. 6

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2008

Join the Idaho State University art galleries, including the Idaho Museum of Natural History, for their next Gallery Walk on Monday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Gallery Walks are free and open to the public and will continue on the first Monday of each month through April. (more…)

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