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Idaho State University honored as a founder of world’s premier computer security association

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 13th, 2009

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)2, the globally recognized “gold standard” for certifying information security professionals, recognized Idaho State University as a founding organization at the (ISC)2 20th anniversary founders celebration this spring, held in conjunction with the largest security conference in the world in San Francisco.

Corey Schou, associate dean of information systems at the ISU College of Business, university professor of informatics, and director of the ISU Informatics Research Institute, accepted the recognition on behalf of ISU President Arthur C. Vailas. (more…)

ISU Pharmacy Dean Joseph Steiner Named U. Wyoming College of Health Sciences Dean

Posted in Blogroll by admin on the May 11th, 2009

Joseph F. Steiner, dean and professor with the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, has been named dean of the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences in Laramie, Wyo.

“Clearly, Dean Steiner's success in building one of the nation’s first-rate Colleges of Pharmacy right here at ISU has prepared him well for this logical next step in his leadership,” said Gary A. Olson, ISU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “That Wyoming recognizes his experience also speaks well of ISU as a major doctoral institution with a key mission in the health sciences.” (more…)

2009-2010 Idaho State University Bengal Dancers announced

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 11th, 2009

The 2009-2010 Idaho State University Bengal Dancers have been selected following competitive tryouts.

The Bengal Dancers are coached by Hilary Johnson and assisted by Lindsay Tucker.  The team will report back at the end of July to attend camp in Milwaukee, Wis., with the Universal Dance Association (UDA).  

The Bengal Dancers finished second in Division I Dance at the 2009 UDA Collegiate Championship held in Orlando, Fla.  The Bengal Dancers have been ranked nationally in the top three since 2004. (more…)

ISU Psychology Clinic providing behavior health care in summer

Posted in Research by taylandy on the May 11th, 2009

The Idaho State University Psychology Clinic, located in Garrison Hall on the fifth floor, is a university training clinic providing behavior health services at low cost.

There are currently summer openings for adults seeking: (more…)

ISU College of Technology faculty and staff honored

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the May 11th, 2009

The Idaho State University College of Technology recently recognized staff, faculty and community honorees during a recognition reception.

Honorees are: 

Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award Recipients -  Bobbi Fitch and Jeri Spinner (more…)

‘Archaeology and History in Eastern Idaho’ symposium set May 16 at ISU

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 11th, 2009

The free public symposium “Archaeology and History in Eastern Idaho” on May 16 will feature lectures, demonstrations and discussions about the regional heritage of southeast Idaho and research being conducted at Idaho State University.

The symposium is sponsored by the ISU Student Anthropology Club and the Idaho Museum of Natural History. The month of May is designated by state proclamation as “Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month.” (more…)

Idaho State University receives $2.1 million for two grants from U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the selection of 71 university research project awards – including two awards totaling more than $2.1 million to Idaho State University – as part of the Department of Energy’s investments in cutting-edge nuclear energy research and development (R&D).

Under the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), these 71 projects will receive approximately $44 million over three years to advance new nuclear technologies in support of the nation’s energy goals.  By helping to develop the next generation of advanced nuclear technologies, the Nuclear Energy University Program will play a key role in addressing the global climate crisis and moving the nation toward greater use of nuclear energy, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

The two Idaho State University awards are: (more…)

IMNH to celebrate International Museum Day with “Dollar Days”

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the May 8th, 2009

In recognition of International Museum Day, the Idaho Museum of Natural History will offer $1 admission to everyone who visits the museum on Saturday, May 16. As always, Museum Members and children under 4 will receive free admission that day. (more…)

Banquet honoring ISU College of Education alumna Farmer set May 8 at Stephens Center

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 7th, 2009

A banquet to honor Patricia Farmer, Idaho State University College of Education 2009 Professional Achievement Award winner, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Farmer is being honored by the ISU College of Education Kappa Delta Pi – Omega Mu Chapter. She also was one of nine 2009 ISU Professional Achievement Award honorees by the ISU Alumni Association this spring. (more…)

Oboler Library receives special collection related to famed opera star Amelita Galli-Curci

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the May 7th, 2009

An extensive collection of opera memorabilia related to famed opera star Amelita Galli-Curci has been donated to the Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library’s Special Collections Department by the Community Library in Ketchum.

The collection was originally donated to the Community Library in 1983 by Georgiana and Ben Fletcher of Ketchum and Santa Fe, N.M. (more…)

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