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Idaho State University Director of Informatics Research Institute Schou invited to speak, emcee at information security events in Singapore

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 6th, 2010

Corey Schou, director of the Idaho State University Informatics Research Institute, was invited in July to Singapore to be master of ceremonies at the fourth annual Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership (ISLA) Program and to speak at the SecureAsia@Singapore conference and at three universities in Singapore.

The ASIA ISLA Program is sponsored by (ISC)2, the not-for-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, with nearly 70,000 certified members worldwide. (more…)

Idaho State University lands grant to build virtual museum exhibits for Idaho’s students, researchers and public

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Exhibits, Featured, Research by taylandy on the August 6th, 2010

It used to be public school classes would take regular field trips to museums to broaden their students' horizons. Now, Idaho State University and partners will begin taking virtual, online museum exhibits to the schools.

"This will bring the collections alive and make them accessible on a broad scale," said Herb Maschner, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History and one of the grant's co-principal investigators. "The big goal here is to bring Idaho history, culture and natural history to life for people who can’t visit our collections, sharing the knowledge, research and expertise of Idaho State University’s growing scientific community." (more…)

Emergency response drill to be held at University Place in Idaho Falls from 9 a.m. to about 3 p.m. Aug. 9

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 6th, 2010

The University of Idaho and Idaho State University will host a full-scale emergency preparedness and response exercise involving city, county and state agencies on Monday, Aug. 9, at University Place in Idaho Falls, at 1784 Science Center Drive.

The exercise is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and end around 3 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University announces new leaders for Division of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Letters

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the August 5th, 2010

Idaho State University officials today announced the appointment of individuals to seven leadership positions, five in the newly created Division of Health Sciences and two in the new College of Arts and Letters.

"The University's reorganization is proceeding well, and the addition of these talented faculty as part of the leadership will only enhance its success," said Gary Olson, ISU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. "I congratulate these new leaders, and I look forward to working with them to advance the educational mission of ISU and to serve all of our constituents." (more…)

ISU students place high at National Business Professionals of America conference

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the August 3rd, 2010

Students in the Idaho State University College of Education chapter of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) brought home national awards, including one first-place finish, to ISU recently.

Seven ISU BPA members competed at the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. (more…)

Mountain bike race film ‘Race Across the Sky’ at ISU Aug. 9

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 3rd, 2010

The film "Race Across the Sky" documenting the 2009 Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race and featuring Pocatello native Matt Shriver, will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at Idaho State University. (more…)

Idaho State University Health High School continues dual-enrollment health-related courses for 2010-11 academic year

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2010

Idaho State University Health High School (UHHS) will continue its dual-enrollment health-related courses in the fall 2010 and spring 2011. Qualified high school students can take several Web classes for both high school elective and academic college credit.

One of the best aspects of the program is its price per college credit: high school students participating in ISU's Early College Program have a $65 per credit fee for taking the classes. Regular ISU part-time fees are $273 per credit. (more…)

Gulf of Mexico oil spill changes context of Idaho State University professor’s study of how oil development could affect remote Alaska Native villages

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the August 2nd, 2010

A lot has changed since Idaho State University anthropology research professor Kate Reedy-Maschner began a three-year study in 2009 of how offshore gas and oil exploration off of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands could affect the subsistence activities of four remote Alaska Native communities.

For one, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill occurred, an event that began on April 20 and is still in the process of being fixed. This event has changed perceptions of some Native Alaskans towards possible oil development in their area. (more…)

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