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Idaho State University is awarded $1.8 million TRIO grant

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

Idaho State University TRIO student services has been awarded $1.8 million to work with low-income, first-generation high school students to prepare them for post-secondary education. (more…)

Idaho State University advertising team wins Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Marketing Plan Contest

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the May 11th, 2012

Six Idaho State University advertising students were awarded $500 each for winning the Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho Student Marketing Plan Contest.

The ISU Department of Mass Communication also was awarded $1,000 from the Farm Bureau for the students' efforts. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian confers 195 degrees at May commencement; Russell Singleton selected top Student Excellence honoree

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 10th, 2012
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center awarded 195 degrees in graduate, undergraduate and professional programs during commencement exercises May 7 at the Boise Centre. 

Programs included pharmacy, audiology, physician assistant studies, nursing, speech-language pathology, counseling, medical laboratory sciences, athletic administration, public health, paramedic science, and communication sciences and disorders.

The commencement address was delivered by Dr. Ted Epperly, the chief executive and director of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.  He told the graduates he was proud to call them colleagues and encouraged them to serve others. (more…)

Idaho State University Foundation announces five new board members; Ahlquist, Allen, Huntsman, Kent and Lemley

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the May 8th, 2012

The Idaho State University Foundation has announced the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors.

Crystal Allen of Shelley, Tommy Ahlquist, M.D., of Boise, Karen H. Huntsman of Salt Lake City, John Kent of Palo, Alto, Calif., and Jack Lemley of Boise have joined the 25-member national Board.

ISU Vice President for Advancement and Foundation Executive Vice President Kent Tingey said the Foundation and University are pleased that the five new members have accepted assignments to serve as directors on the Foundation Board. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Education presents 2012 Kole-McGuffey Prize to Bruce Kusch

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the May 4th, 2012

Idaho State University's College of Education has announced that Bruce Kusch is the 2012 Kole-McGuffey Prize Recipient.

The Peter C. Kole-William H. McGuffey Prize for Excellence in Education Research is awarded on an annual basis to a graduate student in the College of Education. A $10,000 prize is given to a student to complete a "ground-breaking" research study as part of a graduate program. Peter and Nancy Kole have been active friends of Idaho State University and continue to support the academic work and deserving students in the College of Education. (more…)

Auditions for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ to be held May 5 and 7 in Idaho State University Bistline Theatre

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

Auditions for a June/July production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at Idaho State University will take place Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., and Monday, May 7, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Auditions will be held in the ISU Beverly B. Bistline Theatre of the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University Anderson Center to host art unveiling at Take Back the Night March and Rally on May 4

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

The May 4 Pocatello Take Back the Night March, organized so community members can show their support in the fight against sexual assault and domestic violence, will be held this year in coordination with the Old Town Art Walk and features a new route and an art installation.

The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, in close collaboration with Family Services Alliance (FSA), Old Town Pocatello Art Walk, Bannock County Sexual and Domestic Violence Task Force, Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, and Family Court Services Sixth District, is hosting Take Back the Night. (more…)

Idaho State University to host CEDA National Debate Tournament in March 2013

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

For the second time in four years, Idaho State University will host the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) national tournament.

Slated for March 23-26, 2013, the event will bring more than 450 participants from universities such as USC, Cal Berkeley, Kansas, Wake Forest, and Harvard to Pocatello for the four-day national championship event. (more…)

Idaho State University bronze bell used during commencement christened with ornately woven bell rope

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

Just in time for the Idaho State University March through the Arch and commencement ceremonies May 4 and 5, the University’s bronze bell has been christened with an ornate, hand-woven bell rope, similar to the types of bell ropes that sailors wove from hemp rope on tall-mast sailing ships.

Sarah Nathan, a chemistry and biochemistry major, wove the bell rope from 3/8-inch braided nylon, black and orange. The previous bell rope was a ratty piece of line that would have caused angst among even the crustiest of sea dogs.  (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Madaras-Kelly receives NIH grant to improve antibiotic use in hospitals

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, ISU-Boise, Research by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Karl Madaras-Kelly has received a $365,166 research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop standards for measuring antibiotic use in hospitalized patients.

The study—the largest of its kind to date—has the potential to improve care and decrease antibiotic-resistant infections in hospitals nationwide. (more…)

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