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Idaho State University College of Business names Conference Room in honor of Betty and Jim Kelly on May 6

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the April 28th, 2011

The Idaho State University College of Business will honor Betty and Jim Kelly for their longtime dedication to the College of Business by officially naming the College of Business Conference Room in their honor on May 6, further establishing Betty and Jim’s leadership legacy at ISU.

A reception with refreshments will be held on May 6 at 11 a.m. on the ISU campus in the College of Business Faculty Lounge.  It will feature comments from Bernard Goodwin, director of development; ISU President Arthur C. Vailas; Ken Smith, College of Business dean; and the honoree, Jim Kelly. (more…)

Idaho State University names 2011 Distinguished Faculty; Roger Schmidt, Terry Bowyer, Caroline Faure honored

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the April 28th, 2011

Three Idaho State University faculty members were named as Distinguished Faculty at an award ceremony on April 27 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, and will be honored at ISU commencement May 7.

They are Roger Schmidt, professor in the Department of English, Distinguished Teacher; Terry Bowyer, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Researcher; and Caroline Fauré, assistant professor, sport science and physical education, Distinguished Service Award. (more…)

ISU students in Pocatello, Idaho Falls save $1 million by renting books at University Bookstore

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the April 27th, 2011

Idaho State University students in Pocatello saved $805,000 and ISU students in Idaho Falls saved $203,000 by renting textbooks instead of buying them at the University Bookstore during 2010-2011 academic year.

"This is the savings over new textbook costs," said Laurie Richards, University Bookstore manager. "Any way you slice it, ISU students saved more than a million dollars with our rental program. We are pretty proud of this program and the success it has had the first year out." (more…)

Idaho State University events, April 28-May 22

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 27th, 2011

ISU Coming Events, April 28-May 22

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

Thursday, April 28

·      ISU Women’s Choir and Chamber Choir: The ISU Women’s Choir and Chamber Choir will perform from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for pre-college and free for ISU students.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/ or call 282-3595. (more…)

ISU-Meridian to graduate its largest class May 9; Genesis World Mission’s Karl Watts is keynote speaker

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 27th, 2011

Idaho State University will graduate a record number of students from its Treasure Valley programs Monday, May 9, conferring more than 200 graduate and undergraduate degrees in the health professions and sciences.

Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St.  Dr. Karl Watts, president and founder of Genesis World Mission, will deliver the commencement keynote address.  In 2010, the American Academy of Family Physicians named the Boise doctor its national Family Physician of the Year. (more…)

Idaho State University appoints Sandra Shropshire dean of Oboler Library

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the April 25th, 2011

Idaho State University has appointed Sandra Shropshire dean of the ISU Eli M. Oboler Library, one of several administrative appointments announced in recent weeks by the University.

"We're delighted Sandra Shropshire has accepted our offer to serve as permanent dean of the Oboler Library," said Gary Olson, ISU provost and vice president for academic affairs. "She has done a fine job as interim dean and will do much to lead the library to becoming an increasingly more research-friendly venue." (more…)

ISU Wind Ensemble and Concert Band to perform final concert of semester on April 29 at Stephens Center

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 25th, 2011

The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform its final concert of the semester Friday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  The Wind Ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick Brooks, ISU director of bands. The Concert Band is directed by Kevin York, associate director of bands.      (more…)

ISU biological sciences Professor Jeff Meldrum interviewed for Discovery Channel Canada ‘Daily Planet’ program

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the April 25th, 2011

Jeff Meldrum, Idaho State University associate professor of anatomy and anthropology in the ISU Department of Biological Sciences, was interviewed for a feature on the "Daily Planet," an award-winning nightly primetime science magazine show of the Discovery Channel Canada, reaching 3.9 million viewers. (more…)

George Imel appointed permanent dean of the Idaho State University College of Science and Engineering

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2011

Idaho State University has appointed George Imel permanent dean of the ISU College of Science and Engineering.

"Dr. Imel received much support from faculty and staff who provided input, strong support from external constituents such as the INL and unanimous support from the Council of Deans," said Gary Olson, ISU provost and vice president for academic affairs. "He will do a tremendous job serving the University." (more…)

Idaho State University student Princess Young lands prestigious internship with Southwest Airlines

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2011

Princess Young, a senior at Idaho State University, will enjoy a summer in Dallas, Texas, as she serves in the "No Limits" Southwest Airlines internship program.

Young applied for the Southwest internship in December and will be working full-time as a human resources intern this summer at Southwest's corporate headquarters.  More than 19,000 students applied for the summer internship program and more than 300 applied for the human resources position. (more…)

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