Start planning now for Idaho State University Homecoming 2012, which will be held the week of Sept. 24. (more…)
The Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention has released the new Idaho Suicide Prevention Plan t. Designed as an "Action Guide," the plan is intended to guide suicide prevention, intervention and postvention activities.
In announcing the release of the Plan, the Council said it is presenting it to the people of Idaho with the hope that communities across the state will find a place in it for programs that suit the needs of their residents and stakeholders. "Community" is defined as not just a geographic location, but as any group of people with like interests who want to address Idaho's high suicide rate. (more…)
Idaho State University's Department of Geosciences and the Idaho National Laboratory have received an $855,000 federal grant to develop and process remote-sensing technologies that will help communities monitor water resources and vegetation.
This project is a jump-start to the newly established ISU- INL Collaborative Remote Sensing Program to strengthen research at both institutions, including the INL Geospatial Science and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle programs, according to Nancy Glenn, research professor and director of the Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory. (more…)
Idaho State University student, Alana Bills, recently won the ISU Office of the President's Holiday Greeting Card Contest.
Bills, who will finish nursing prerequisites this semester and hopes to be admitted into the nursing program, won a $1,000 prize for her design that will appear on the front of ISU's official holiday card. (more…)
The 53nd conference of the Idaho State Tax Institute will be held Nov. 3-4 at the Pocatello Clarion Inn and features the address "Legislative Tax Outlook" at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 4 by Brent Hill, President Pro Tem of the Idaho State Senate.
Concurrently with tax conference, the first ISU Government Accounting Seminar will be held on Friday, Nov. 4. (more…)
When Judy Thorne, Idaho State University-Meridian's HIV and viral hepatitis educator, arrived at Uganda's Nsumba orphanage last summer, she was struck by the smiles of the children—many living with physical discomforts but resilient despite the challenges in their lives. (more…)
Idaho State University's annual GIS Day celebration is set for Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C and this year includes a new track focusing upon cyberinfrastructure and super computers.
The event will include food, a raffle, GIS demonstrations and presentations. This event is free and open to the public. (more…)
Nominations are now open for "Idaho Business Leader of the Year." The award, made annually since 1959, is presented by the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at Idaho State University (ISU). Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of business leaders and is the oldest professional business fraternity in the nation.
Alpha Kappa Psi members annually select the winner, present the award and learn from the process of reviewing examples of distinguished business leadership on which to model their careers. (more…)