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Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the July 31st, 2012

Idaho State University College of Technology receives $150k grant to fund nuclear education scholarships

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the July 31st, 2012

For the third time in almost as many years, the Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC) at the Idaho State University College of Technology has been awarded funding for student scholarships.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently awarded $149,400 to Idaho State University for distribution to students this fall. (more…)

Idaho State University announces College Colors Day set Aug. 31

Posted in Events by taylandy on the July 31st, 2012

Idaho State University is one of dozens of universities nationwide participating in the designated NCAA/Collegiate Licensing Company's College Colors Day 2012.

The celebration will be held on Aug. 31 and it involves participation by national, regional, and online retailers representing more than 10,000 locations—all with the goal of increasing sales of collegiate merchandise. (more…)

2012-13 ‘A Season of Note’ series announced; highlights include Little River Band, America, Pam Tillis shows

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise, Performing Arts by taylandy on the July 30th, 2012

Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2012-13 "A Season of Note" series, including concerts by Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis Oct. 18, the Little River Band Nov. 15 and classic-rock band America March 2.

"Once again, we are presenting a wide variety of programs for out patrons to enjoy, from illusionist and acrobats to an array of musical acts," said George Casper, ISU director of events. "The variety and quality of this year's series is excellent." (more…)

ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Thorne-Ferrel retiring after 28 years of delivering educational outreach

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the July 26th, 2012

Twenty-eight years and approximately 237,451 school children and numerous Museum programs later, Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel is retiring from the Idaho Museum of Natural History as its Education Program Coordinator.

"It was a truly good time," said Thorne-Ferrel, who started at the IMNH in 1984 and will be leaving the Museum in early August. "I loved it absolutely. There is nothing more gratifying than guiding children to understand the world around them." (more…)

Idaho State University sports science, management students head to Olympics

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the July 26th, 2012

While 99.9 percent or more of Southeast Idaho residents will be able to enjoy the 2012 Olympic Games on their television sets, computers and smart phones, a group of Idaho State University students will be heading to London to watch the XXX Olympiad in person – and they’ll be earning credits.

"I am so excited about going I don't even know where to start," said Rene Barraza, 22, a senior sport management major from Pocatello. "The whole week is going to be super cool. I've always wanted to go to England, but with the Olympics and the whole world there it should be even more awesome." (more…)

Idaho State University Workforce Training partners with National Education Association to offer training

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the July 19th, 2012

The Idaho State University College of Technology's Office of Workforce Training will offer professional development instruction to more than two million National Education Association (NEA) members this fall.  WFT’s web-based training is made available nationally through an agreement with NEA’s Member Benefits Corporation (MBC). (more…)

Spaghetti feed fundraiser for Charlotte Fire victims set July 21 at ISU Pond Student Union

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the July 17th, 2012

A spaghetti feed fundraiser for the Charlotte Fire victims will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.

Dinner will include spaghetti, salad and breadsticks along with beverages. There will be live music, a live auction and raffle prizes. (more…)

Nancy Anthony retires from Idaho State University after 47 years of service

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the July 17th, 2012

Nancy Anthony is retiring from the Idaho State University State University Eli M. Oboler Library after 47 years of service, five as a student employee and 42 as a state employee. (more…)

Idaho State University researcher John Kie receives Outstanding Publication Award from The Wildlife Society

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the July 17th, 2012

Idaho State University biological sciences affiliate faculty member John Kie has been honored by The Wildlife Society with the 2012 Wildlife Publications Award – Outstanding Article for his paper "The home range concept: are traditional estimators still relevant with modem telemetry." (more…)

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