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Idaho State University names Terrell new vice president for student affairs

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the June 6th, 2011

Following a national search Idaho State University has selected Patricia Smith Terrell, a nationally respected student life administrator, as the University's new vice president for student affairs.

Terrell's professional background includes more than 11 years as chief student officer at two large public universities including serving as vice president at Utah State University and the University of Kentucky. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Garth Lambson receives fourth ISU Fulbright this spring; he’ll be studying in Ireland

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

Idaho State University graduate student Garth Lambson has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study the Irish language and folklore at the National University of Ireland in Galway. He will attend a one-month study session at the NUI summer college in An Cheathrú Rua.

"This award gives me hope in accomplishing my dreams," said Lambson. "Education is an opportunity that does not have a limit. Anyone can find and achieve goals at any age." (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to offer Summer Science Snack program for young children

Posted in Events by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

The Idaho Museum of Natural History will offer fun, educational opportunities for children this summer in its summer science snack program scheduled in July for children in first through third, and fourth through sixth grades.

Three 2-1/2-hour classes will be offered Monday-Friday July 18-22 and July 25-29.  (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to offer Pint-Sized Academy for young children

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

The Idaho Museum of Natural History will offer fun, educational opportunities for children aged 4-5 and kindergarten this summer in its Pint-Sized Academy classes scheduled in June and July.

A different class will be offered each Thursday afternoon starting June 23 and running through July 28. Pint-Sized Science Academy offers two class times for each class, from either 12:30-1:30 p.m. or 2-3 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University business professor Kevin Parker wins two teaching awards

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

Idaho State University computer information systems professor Kevin Parker needs more shelf space – or a trophy case. Parker won two prestigious teaching honors in the spring of 2011.  (more…)

Idaho State University Student Occupational Therapy Association Chapter wins national award

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

The Idaho State University Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) has won a national award this spring from the American Occupational Therapy Association's Assembly of Student Delegates (ASD).

 The award came in response to ISU SOTA’s sponsorship, in conjunction with the state occupational therapy association, of the Treatment Summit in Pocatello in the spring of 2010. (more…)

Idaho State University MBA team wins I2M case competition

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

What can you do with a Photonuclear Inspection and Threat Assessment System (PITAS)?

That is exactly what the Idaho National Lab (INL) wanted to find out.  PITAS is one of ten technologies INL offered to students for the "Ideas to Market" (I2M) Tech Launch case competition.  (more…)

Idaho State University receives significant equipment donation from ON Semiconducter

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 1st, 2011

Idaho State University has received a multi-million dollar specialized equipment donation from ON Semiconductor to help enhance the engineering department's research capabilities in the areas of materials growth and characterization. The equipment donated includes a semiconductor etching system and specialized equipment that enables enhancement of separate effects testing. (more…)

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