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Seventh annual Idaho State University Stephens Foosball Tournament fundraiser set June 9

Posted in Events by franemil on the June 5th, 2013

POCATELLO — The Seventh Annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament is June 9 at 1 p.m. at Hooligans.

The event, which raises scholarship money for student veterans attending Idaho State University, honors local Army soldier Sgt. Blake Stephens who was killed in Iraq in 2007 by a roadside bomb. Stephens often played foosball at the local establishment.

No experience is necessary. Entry fee is $12 and includes a beverage and t-shirt.

The Sgt. Blake Stephens Scholarship became the official scholarship of ISU's Veterans Sanctuary program in 2010.

Hooligans is located at 122 N. Third Ave. For more information, contact Evan Preutt at 234-0213.

Idaho State University ranks in the top 15 nationally among lowest-cost public universities with high starting salaries

Posted in Academics by franemil on the June 5th, 2013

POCATELLO — Idaho State University ranks as the 15th lowest-cost public university with high starting salaries, according to a national survey of 4,000 colleges and universities. (ACO) has released a unique new list of 60 low-cost colleges with graduates who earn high starting salaries. To compile its list, ACO reviewed four-year, fully-accredited public institutions with in-state tuition of less than $5,000 per year (not including fees), and with average starting salaries for graduates of more than $40,000 per year. The website also looked at mid-career salary averages as well as the overall return on investment for the degree. (more…)

Idaho Universities awarded $20M NSF grant to study interaction of landscapes and cities

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 3rd, 2013

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho researchers will study the ways that society and landscapes are interconnected thanks to a new $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation, or NSF.

Over the course of five years, the grant will fund a project that aims to help Idahoans make science-based decisions about natural resources and provide them with a better understanding of the complex relationship between people and the environment. (more…)

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