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Idaho State University will hold annual tree lighting festival Dec. 5

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 15th, 2013

The third annual Idaho State University Tree Lighting event, presented by the Union Program Council, will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5. The event will be at the Hutchinson Quadrangle entrance of the Pond Student Union. (more…)

Idaho State University debate team wins high honors in tournament

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 14th, 2013

The Idaho State University debate team recently won high honors in the parliamentary debate at The University of Puget Sound Logger invitational. (more…)

2013 National Outdoor Book Awards announced by Idaho State University

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 14th, 2013

A clash between politics and nature is front and center among the winners of the 2013 National Outdoor Book Awards.

In her winning book, “The Great Divide,” Krista Schlyer reports on the controversial border wall between the United States and Mexico and its effect on the natural environment.

“This is a groundbreaking work,” said Ron Watters, chair of the National Outdoor Book Awards, sponsored by the National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation, Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education. “The effects of the border wall on the environment have been left out of the national discourse but Krista Schlyer casts a bright light on this forgotten part of the debate.” (more…)

Research from Idaho State University highlights the importance of a Doctor of Arts for future college educators

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the November 14th, 2013

Research from Idaho State University was recently highlighted in an article in College Teaching which stated the importance of a Doctor of Arts versus a doctoral degree for future college educators. (more…)

Idaho State University graduate receives prestigious award for competition with the Geological Society of America

Posted in Featured, People by taylandy on the November 12th, 2013

Idaho State University graduate Robert Mahon recently received the top award for the Inaugural US Geological Survey/Geological Society of America Best Student Geologic Map Competition held at the 125th anniversary Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Denver. (more…)

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to host New Year’s Eve Gala

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 12th, 2013

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will host the 2013-14 New Year’s Eve Gala inside the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Dec. 31 beginning at 7 p.m. for a night of wine, dinner and first-rate entertainment from the era of “The Great Gatsby.” (more…)

Idaho State University Department of Art to host veteran’s art exhibit

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the November 12th, 2013

The Department of Art at Idaho State University is hosting a new exhibit titled, “Vigilance: Veteran Art Exhibition” Nov. 12-20 in the John B. Davis Gallery located on the bottom level of the Fine Arts building. (more…)

Idaho State University information nights set in Twin Falls, Idaho Falls and Meridian

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the November 11th, 2013

All high school juniors, seniors, their parents and college transfer students are invited to learn more about Idaho State University at a free ISU Information Night. (more…)

Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts Theatre to present ‘The Shape of Things’

Posted in Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 8th, 2013

The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts Theatre will present “The Shape of Things” in the Black Box Theatre inside the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Nov. 15, 16, 18, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more…)

A lifetime of study in extremism with James Aho

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the November 8th, 2013

After a 40-year career at Idaho State University, nine published books, and hundreds of hours spent researching extremism, retired professor of sociology, James Aho continues to write, research, and mentor sociology students. (more…)

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