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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present ‘An Evening with Michael Ballam’ Sept. 13

Posted in Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 29th, 2013

Michael Ballam will present an evening of music to support the Idaho State University School of Performing Arts Theatre/Dance Department Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University, NASA use new GIS-satellite imagery program to create effective informational tool for wildfire fighters

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the August 29th, 2013

35 minutes.

That's how long it took for the Idaho State University GIS Center to produce a detailed report that gave Bureau of Land Management wildfire managers information they needed to plan for the recovery of the State Wildfire that burned on the Idaho-Utah border earlier this month – and the wildfire wasn’t even out yet.

In the past, the information collected on everything from burn severity and fire intensity to slope, vegetation and soil type would have taken as long as weeks to collect and distribute. (more…)

Amending the Tree of Life: Article in prestigious journal by ISU Professor Kelchner advocates for shift in evolutionary and genomic research

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the August 28th, 2013

Charles Darwin famously included only one illustration in his book "On the Origin of Species" published in 1859. It was a diagram of how species originate through time in a manner that, on paper, resembles a family tree. Since then, geneticists have been piecing together relationships among life's many creatures by DNA comparison to produce what is called the Tree of Life:  a tree-shaped diagram of how everything on Earth is related. This type of diagram has dominated the perspective of evolutionary biologists for more than 150 years. (more…)

ISU-Meridian’s Dean Bessie Katsilometes and husband, Tom, named Idaho Hometown Heroes

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 27th, 2013
Idaho State University-Meridian academic dean, Bessie Katsilometes, and husband, Tom, will be honored as Idaho Hometown Heroes at a dinner and awards ceremony Aug. 30 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello. (more…)

Idaho State University Pocatello Pump Climbing Competition/Festival celebrating 32nd year Sept. 14-15

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 27th, 2013

In its 32nd year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 14 and 15 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.           

It takes place on the basalt cliffs of Pocatello's Ross Park, and runs from 7 a.m. to early afternoon Saturday, Sept. 14. (more…)

Idaho State University Informatics Research Institute to host presentation on WWII Enigma Machine Sept. 5

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Research by taylandy on the August 27th, 2013

The Informatics Research Institute (IRI) will host a presentation with Tim Mucklow titled, "Securing War Time Communications – U.S. Successes Versus German Failures" that will focus on the encryption device, Enigma, on Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. in Room 104 of the Business Administration building at Idaho State University. (more…)

Welcome Back Orange and Black set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 26 for Idaho State University students in Old Town Poky

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 26th, 2013

The Pocatello community is welcoming students, faculty and staff back to campus at the annual Welcome Back Orange and Black event Monday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. in Old Town Pocatello.

The community will welcome ISU students back to town with great food, entertainment, fun-filled games, giveaways, and terrific prize drawings in Old Town Pocatello. Free transportation between campus and the event will be available. For more information email moormega@isu.edu.

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Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene to celebrate 50th anniversary Oct. 4-5

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 23rd, 2013

The Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene will celebrate its 50th anniversary Oct. 4-5 with a variety of events including a reunion, presentation, and reception in conjunction with ISU's Homecoming.

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Idaho State University alumnus Kyle Packer to sign children’s book at CW HOG Pig Out Sept. 14

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 23rd, 2013

Idaho State University alumnus Kyle Packer will be signing his new children's book "Stare If You Dare" at the CW HOG (Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group) Pig Out on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Lower Ross Park Pavilion. (more…)

2013 Thomas Geriatric Symposium and Oral Health Conference to be held Oct. 11

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 23rd, 2013

The 2013 Thomas Geriatric Symposium and Idaho Smiles/Oral Health Conference will be held Friday, Oct. 11

Preregistration is required for those who wish to attend the conference. (more…)

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