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Idaho State University to offer comprehensive teacher training to 450 K-12 educators June 4-8 in Pocatello

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the May 29th, 2012

More than 450 educators from Southeast Idaho's 52 school districts will converge at Idaho State University June 4-8 to learn a proven, comprehensive teacher-training model that improves student achievement.

Idaho State University College of Education and Dell are teaming up to offer Total Instructional Alignment Conference at the ISU Pond Student Union. Dell will provide computer technology and support for educators from 52 schools districts in Southeast Idaho. (more…)

Volunteers can earn money by participating in Idaho State University health behavior research study

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the May 24th, 2012

Idaho State University researchers in the Department of Psychology are recruiting unmarried men and women age 18-30 to participate in a research study concerning health-related behaviors and decision-making.

Participants will answer a series of questionnaires and complete several computerized decision-making tasks. Participants will earn $25 plus a chance to win one of several prizes, including an Amazon Kindle Fire.

If interested, call 208-242-7698, email at ISUhealthstudy@gmail.com or go to healthbehaviorstudy.psych.isu.edu.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History fieldtrip to explore Camas Prairie June 9 has buses leaving from Boise, Pocatello

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

On Saturday, June 9, 90 participants from across Southern Idaho, on buses leaving from Boise and Pocatello, will converge on the Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh to experience camas lilies in bloom while learning of their importance to the lifestyle of Idaho’s Native peoples and the natural ecosystem.

The theme of the fieldtrip is "A Splash of Blue, A Marsh of Green, Wings on the Wind: Exploring the Camas Prairie." (more…)

ISU Department of Electrical Engineering to host seminar on ‘Fault Current Limiters’

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

The Idaho State University Department of Electrical Engineering will host a seminar "Fault Current Limiters – State of the Art Application in Future Power Systems" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Pocatello and Idaho Falls.

Research Assistant Professor Yucheng Zhang from the University of South Carolina will deliver the seminar, which will be held in Room B-07 at the Eli M. Oboler Library on the Pocatello campus and in Room 303 at the Center for Higher Education Building at ISU-Idaho Falls.

For more information contact S. Hossein Mousavinezhad at (208) 282-3292.

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Idaho State University TRIO Upward Bound summer session attracts 65 participants to ISU campus

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

Sixty-five students are participating in the Idaho State University Summer Upward Bound Program learning the skills they need to be successful university-level students.

Upward Bound is a federally-funded program administered by Idaho State University designed to enhance the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school for youth of low-income families who are potential first-generation college students.

The pre-college residential program runs from June 11 to Aug. 4. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to offer Summer Science Snack Program for kids who’ve completed grades first through sixth

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

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.

The 2-1/2-hour classes will be offered Monday-Friday July 9-13, July 16-20 and July 23-27. 

Class fees are $40 per student, or $35 for each additional child per family. (more…)

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

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

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 14 and running through July 26. 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 Outdoor Adventure Center to offer river rescue, climbing, kayaking workshops beginning June 1

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 16th, 2012

The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center will offer summer orienteering, river rescue, rock climbing and kayaking workshops beginning June 1.

Workshops offered include: (more…)

Idaho State University Psychology Clinic announces records policy

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the May 15th, 2012

The Idaho State University Psychology Clinic provides public notice that the University will confidentially destroy evaluations and treatment records that are eight years old, assuming the patient is also 21 or older.

If you would like to retain a copy of your medical records, contact the clinic at 282-2129 before May 28.

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Idaho State University engineering professor Sorensen receives $25,000 National Park Service grant to study durability of masonry mortar

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 15th, 2012

The National Park Service has awarded an $25,000 federal competitive Preservation, Technology and Training Grant to Idaho State University's Andrew Sorensen, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, who will study the long-term effects of weathering on fiber reinforced masonry mortars used in preserving historical buildings. (more…)

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