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Sen. Crapo selected as Statesman of the Year by political science honor society

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 9th, 2009

Sen. Mike Crapo has been selected as 2009 Statesman of the Year by the Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society at Idaho State University, and he will be honored at a dinner on Saturday, April 18, at the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center.

This honor is bestowed upon Idahoans for their distinguish contributions to the state and nation. Sen. Crapo is the 30th recipient of this prestigious honor, which has been awarded to some of Idaho's most distinguished citizens and leaders. (more…)

Continuing Education introduces online course “Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search”

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 9th, 2009

Idaho State University’s Division of Continuing Education has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-facilitated courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search.”

This program makes it easy to take high-quality, non-credit online courses.

Based on research and programs developed by AARP, this course is a guide for people older than 50 who want to make a career change, find employment opportunities or learn the strategies that will give them the best chance of getting hired. (more…)

Doyle honored with Physician Assistant Excellence Award

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 9th, 2009

Idaho State University’s Mike Doyle has been honored with the Physician Assistant Excellence Award, given annually to one physician assistant in the Gem State, by the Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants. (more…)

ISU English Professor Attebery honored with Pilgrim Award for science fiction writers

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the April 9th, 2009

The Science Fiction Research Association has announced that the winner of its 2009 Pilgrim Award is Brian Attebery, professor of English at Idaho State University.

The Pilgrim Award is a lifetime award, given annually to an individual whose body of work contributes significantly to the study of science fiction and fantasy. Previous winners include writer-critics such as Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Aldiss and Samuel R. Delany as well as scholars from around the world, including film critic Vivian Sobchack and postmodern theorist Fredric Jameson. (more…)

2009 ISU Outstanding Student Achievement Award recipients announced

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 8th, 2009

Eleven Idaho State University students are recipients of the 2009 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards, which are presented by the ISU Alumni Association and ISU Ambassadors.

They will be honored at a banquet on April 24 at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre and the Barbara J. Marshall Rotunda. (more…)

Nine Idaho State University alumni honored with 2009 Professional Achievement Awards

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the April 8th, 2009

Nine Idaho State University alumni representing seven colleges will be honored with Professional Achievement Awards at ISU commencement exercises on May 9 in Holt Arena.

They are Jackie Rivet-River, Chicago, Ill., College of Arts and Sciences – Fine Arts and Humanities; Michele Hentges, Woodland Hills, Calif., College of Arts and Sciences – Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Sharon Gardner, Yuma, Ariz., College of Arts and Sciences – Social Sciences; Miriam Hammond, Henderson, Nev., College of Business; Patricia Farmer, Pocatello, College of Education; Robert K. Wilson, Sandy, Utah, College of Engineering; Rebecca Logue, Boise, Kasiska College of Health Professions; Richard Fuchs, Twin Falls, College of Pharmacy; and John Kunze, Maple Valley, Wash., College of Technology. (more…)

Theatre/Dance ISU presents the play ‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 3rd, 2009

Theatre/Dance ISU will present the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," written by actor and comedian Steve Martin, at 7:30 p.m. April 10-11 and April 16-18 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre. (more…)

10th annual Take Back the Night March and Rally scheduled April 24

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 3rd, 2009

The 10th annual Take Back the Night March and Rally will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, on the south steps of the Bannock County Courthouse, located at 624 E. Center, Pocatello.

Take Back the Night is sponsored by the ISU Project Hope Advocacy Program, which is sponsoring several events during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (more…)

Project Hope’s Denim Day set April 15

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 3rd, 2009

Denim Day, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities at ISU, will be held Wednesday, April 15. Participants are encouraged to wear denim jeans in honor of sexual violence survivors.

Denim Day is being sponsored by the Project Hope Advocacy Program and the Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University. (more…)

2009 Undergraduate Art Exhibition runs through May 1

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the April 3rd, 2009

The 2009 ISU Annual Undergraduate Art Exhibition and Scholarship Competition at the John B. Davis Gallery will open from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 6. An awards ceremony will be held at 7 p.m.

The works entered in the competition, sponsored by the ISU Department of Art and Pre-Architecture, will then be on display from April 7 to May 1. (more…)

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