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Idaho State University-Meridian staff, students brighten holidays for Treasure Valley families

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the December 20th, 2012

Cardboard bins of canned food and brightly wrapped packages decked the halls and offices at Idaho State University-Meridian in December as faculty, staff and students worked to brighten the holidays for needy Treasure Valley families. (more…)

Idaho State University implements a new admission deferment policy

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the December 19th, 2012

Idaho State University has announced a new admission deferment policy

The university is encouraging high school seniors who may choose to delay their enrollment at ISU in order to perform voluntary service for entities such as a church mission, the U.S. military, or other government or non-profit agencies to apply during their senior year and before the annual scholarship deadline of Feb. 15. (more…)

Idaho State University to offer a Bachelor of Arts in dance fall 2013

Posted in Academics, Featured by taylandy on the December 18th, 2012

Idaho State University will offer a bachelor's degree in dance beginning fall 2013. The new major is the only one of its kind offered within Idaho's university system.

With the new the Bachelor of Arts Degree in choreography and performance, the ISU School of Performing Arts now boasts majors in all three of its major disciplines, music, theatre and dance. (more…)

Idaho State University Associate Professor Klug pens book on understanding needs of American Indian students

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the December 14th, 2012

Idaho State University's Beverly Klug, associate professor of education, has authored a new book "Standing Together: American Indian Education as Culturally Responsive Pedagogy" that examines educational programming for Native students.

"Across the United States, there exist many false and misleading perceptions concerning American Indians and their cultures," Klug said. "These perceptions have proven to be detrimental to the success of Native students, especially where these practices tend to reflect 'one-size-fits-all' educational programming." (more…)

Public invited to attend legislative town hall forum Dec. 18 at Idaho State University Pond Student Union

Posted in Events by taylandy on the December 14th, 2012

The Idaho State Journal and Idaho State University are sponsoring a town hall legislative forum on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the university.

The public is invited to the forum, which will begin at 7 p.m. in the Salmon River Room at the ISU Pond Student Union. The event will give area residents a chance to ask state lawmakers questions about a variety of topics. The Salmon River Room is on the building's upper level. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian promotes health mission with new orange and black bus

Posted in ISU-Boise by taylandy on the December 13th, 2012

The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center has a new set of wheels promoting its clinics and health mission, thanks to the El Korah Sand Duners Shriners of Boise.

In February 2011, the Shriners donated a 1997 Ford diesel vehicle to the Meridian campus. Campus administrators planned to spruce up the 22-passenger bus and transport student clinicians and faculty to off-site health screenings among other uses. (more…)

New geological map of Idaho available; includes substantial input by ISU geoscientists

Posted in Research by taylandy on the December 12th, 2012

The new geological map of Idaho, which was created extensive input from Idaho State University, is available locally for purchase at the Idaho Museum of Natural History gift shop.

This is the first geologic map of Idaho in 35 years, and is a perfect wall poster. A booklet of explanatory information accompanies the map and includes an index of the map’s many sources, which can be consulted for more detailed geologic information. (more…)

ISU Electrical Engineering Seminar set Dec. 14 includes talks on power system analysis, wind turbines, hydroelectricity

Posted in Events by taylandy on the December 11th, 2012

Scott Parker, Philip Roice and Prabin Sapkota will present an Idaho State University Department of Electrical Engineering seminar at noon Friday, Dec. 14.

Parker will present on "The Advantages of ETAP Power System Analysis Software for Distribution Management and Safety," Roice on "Wind Turbines current power production and methods for improving efficiency" and Sapkota on "Hydroelectricity for the Development of Nepal: An Analysis with Recommendations."

The seminar will be held in Room 7 of the Eli Oboler Library on the Pocatello campus and will be broadcast to Room 311 in the Center for Higher Education at University Place in Idaho Falls.

For more information, contact ISU Department of Electrical Engineering Professor and Chair S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, 208-282-3292.


Idaho State University receives top designation for nuclear training; tabbed Regional Center of Excellence

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the December 11th, 2012

The Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC) at the Idaho State University College of Technology will soon be coordinating the nuclear energy education and training for technicians in a nine-state region.

The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has designated ESTEC as the Northwest Regional Center of Excellence for Nuclear Education and Training.  The top designation includes the states of Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon, South Dakota, North Dakota, Utah, and Nebraska.  ESTEC is one of five regional NEI-designated centers in the country. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Leadership Development Program gives back to the community

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the December 7th, 2012

Idaho State University Leadership Development Program group members have been giving back to the Pocatello community by volunteering time with Toys for Tots and collecting hundreds of pounds of food for the Idaho Food Bank (more…)

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