The last exhibition of 2010 in the John B. Davis Gallery at Idaho State University is the annual Graduate Student Art Exhibition.
Its opening reception is Monday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition dates are Nov. 16 – Dec. 12. The gallery will be closed for fall break Nov. 22 – 26. (more…)
Indiana Jones figures prominently among the winners of the 2010 National Outdoor Book Awards. It's not, however, the Indiana Jones of movies. It’s the Indiana Jones of the bug world.
Mark Moffett, also known as Doctor Bug, won the Nature and Environment category with his book "Adventures Among Ants."
"Moffett is no ordinary scientist," said Idaho State University’s Ron Watters, chairman of the award program. "His research on ants required days spent in steamy jungles, hanging from ropes, sleeping in huts, tents or in no shelter at all." (more…)
Idaho State University’s Morrow named to Board of Directors for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education
The National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) selected Rebecca Morrow, director of the Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, as its representative to the Board of Directors for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). (more…)
Idaho State University-Boise researchers study Earth’s surface with Cave Automatic Virtual Environment
Geosciences researchers at Idaho State University's Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory are now able to study the Earth's surface with greater accuracy, thanks to a sophisticated 3D imagery system called CAVE or Cave Automatic Virtual Environment.
The $25,000 system—a portable version of the world's first CAVE invented two decades ago at University of Chicago—consists of six infrared cameras that project 3D graphics on a large television screen. Researchers wear special eye glasses and manipulate software to view, navigate and interact with the images. (more…)
Assessing serious mental illness of women in jail and exploring women's pathways to jail are two major components of a study being conducting by Shannon Lynch, Idaho State University associate professor and chair of the ISU psychology department.
“We want to study women's pathways to jail to try to find turning points in their life that influenced the decision to commit crimes, and find better ways to offer rehabilitation to women prisoners as well as identifying points of intervention before women enter the corrections system,” Lynch said. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Pemberton participates in Vision 2020 efforts to advance women’s leadership
Idaho State University's Cynthia Pemberton, associate dean of the ISU Graduate School, was among the 116 women leaders from all 50 states who attended the Vision 2020 national convention in Philadelphia this fall to begin a decade-long initiative to advance women's equality and leadership.
"What an incredible experience to meet and network with such a talented group of women leaders," Pemberton said. "I was and am, honored, excited and eager to join them in helping to realize the vision embodied in the Declaration of Equality." (more…)
ISU Anderson Center issues call for papers for Art of Gender Conference; submission deadline is Nov. 19
The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center has issued a call for papers for the multidisciplinary conference “The Art of Gender in Everyday Life VIII” that will take place at Idaho State University on March 10 and 11.
Materials must be postmarked by Friday, Nov. 19. A formal call for papers, an announcement of our student paper competition, and a registration form can be found on our website at http://www.isu.edu/andersoncenter. (more…)
ISU’s Jenkins, Haskell receive funding from National Council for Economic Education, U.S. Department of Education
The National Council for Economic Education and the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, have awarded Idaho State University's Susan Jenkins and Janaan Haskell $8,183 in funding to support financial management training for family and consumer science teachers in Idaho Regions 4, 5, and 6. (more…)
Idaho State University students assembling holiday care packages for fellow students who are deployed with Idaho, Utah Army National Guard
Idaho State University students will be assembling Christmas care packages Thursday, Nov. 4, and Friday, Nov. 5, to send to their fellow students who are deployed with the Idaho Army National Guard 116th Cavalry Brigade, and others deployed with the Utah Army National Guard.
The effort is being organized by the ISU Armed Forces Veterans' Club, and is sponsored by the Veterans' Sanctuary Program and several local businesses, which donated cash and merchandise. (more…)
The Idaho State Women's Club Holiday Fair at the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Friday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is an enduring tradition with free parking available to those who come from off campus.
"The Holiday Fair is a wonderful way to kick off your holiday season," said Barbara Cunningham, one of the fair's organizers. (more…)