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ISU seniors’ artwork displayed in final 2008 Davis Gallery exhibit

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the November 26th, 2008

The Idaho State University Department of Art and Architecture fall Senior Exhibition featuring the work of four artists is scheduled Dec. 2 – 12 in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building.

An opening reception for the artists will be held Monday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.

This exhibition will feature artists Sandra L. Holbrook, HeatherAngel V. Patty, Ashley M. Tigert and Joseph L. Westre. (more…)

Nominations sought for 2009 ISU Distinguished Teacher, Public Service awards

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the November 26th, 2008

Nominations are being sought for Idaho State University Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Public Service Awards to be given at May 2009 Commencement exercises.

A third faculty member will be chosen as Distinguished Researcher by a different process. The three winners will receive certificates and cash awards at Commencement.

Nominations for the two awards are being accepted through Jan. 30. (more…)

Public invited to create wearable art for World AIDS Day

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 26th, 2008

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, the Idaho State University Women’s Issues and Sexual Empowerment (WISE) program is joining with the ISU Genesis Project to raise awareness about safe sex. (more…)

‘Walk a Mile’ calendars now available from Anderson Center

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

Calendars from the fifth annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event are now available for purchase from the Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Center. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History Store offers holiday discount for unique wares

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the November 21st, 2008

Looking for a water-powered digital clock, a DVD of famous flintknapper Don Crabtree or a card that buys time to use telescopes in the Canary Islands, Chile and Australia to view star constellations through your computer?

The Idaho Museum of Natural History Store offers a wide variety of unusual gifts and stocking stuffers and through Dec. 23 is offering a 10 percent discount on all items. Museum members will receive an additional 10 percent off all items.  Shoppers can stop by the store on the ISU Pocatello campus or buy items online by visiting http://imnh.isu.edu. (more…)

ISU breaks ground for $7 million, 32,000-foot expansion of Student Recreation Center

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

Officials and guests broke ground on Thursday, Nov. 20, marking the start of construction of the new $7 million, 32,000-foot expansion of the Student Recreation Center at Reed Gymnasium on the Idaho State University Pocatello campus.

“I know students are excited. This has been a very long time in coming,” said Matt Spencer, Associated Students of ISU President. “This will be an excellent addition to Idaho State University.”

ASISU student fees fund the project. (more…)

Pharmacy student Gower paints winning ISU holiday greeting card

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

A painting of a wintry scene that depicts three students and a faculty member sledding down Red Hill with the hill’s pillars in the background is the winning entry in Idaho State University’s third annual Holiday Greeting Card Contest.

The winning artist, Jeff Gower, has won a $1,000 prize for his painting that will appear on the front of ISU’s official holiday card. (more…)

Mental health needs of the elderly to be addressed at ISU symposium Dec. 5-6

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the November 18th, 2008

The Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions will present the “Thomas Geriatric Symposium: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of the Elderly” Dec. 5-6 in Room 203 of the Rendezvous Complex on the ISU Pocatello campus.

The free symposium is open to students, faculty, clinicians, other health care professionals and the general public. (more…)

ISU receives six awards, including four research fellowships, from Idaho Humanities Council

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the November 18th, 2008

The Idaho Humanities Council has announced that Idaho State University scholars were awarded four of five IHC research fellowships given to Idaho scholars this year.

The IHC also awarded two grants to ISU campus organizations to bring in noted scholars for public lectures in spring 2009, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

In all the IHC, a non-profit, state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded $66,791 in grants to organizations and individuals at its October board meeting in Boise. It awarded 24 grants including the five research fellowships, five teacher incentive grants and 14 public humanities programs.

The IHC board awards a limited number of research fellowships once a year to assist scholars in beginning or completing major research for articles, books and other scholarly efforts.

Idaho State University faculty receiving research fellowships included Philip Homan, associate professor in the ISU Eli M. Oboler Library; Jessica Winston, associate professor of English; Maria Glowacka, assistant professor of anthropology; and David Adler, political science professor. (more…)

Mental health needs of the elderly topic of ISU symposium

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 18th, 2008

The Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions will present the “Thomas Geriatric Symposium: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of the Elderly” Dec. 5-6 in Room 203 of the Rendezvous Complex on the ISU Pocatello campus.

The free symposium is open to students, faculty, clinicians, other health care professionals and the general public. (more…)

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