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Idaho State University Native American Night and Native Royalty Pageant set Nov. 17

Posted November 12, 2014

The Idaho State University Native Americans United will hold its Native American Heritage Night on Nov. 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The night will include dinner, a fashion show, Native American dancing, and royalty pageant. The Native American Heritage night is held in celebration of November National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month. (read more…)

I Chose ISU – Pedro Moreno Leon, Venezuelan student pursues dream

Posted November 12, 2014

Ever since Pedro Moreno Leon was a child, it was his dream to work at a power plant.

Leon, ISU’s only Venezuelan student, is well on his way to fulfilling his dream of becoming a nuclear engineer.

At just 19, he left his home in Venezuela to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering at Idaho State University. (read more…)

Free flu shots and traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU-Meridian/Ada County Health Screening Nov. 20

Posted November 11, 2014

Free flu shots and screenings for hepatitis C and traumatic brain injury are among services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. (read more…)

Idaho State University Distinguished Faculty nominations sought

Posted November 10, 2014

Nominations are being sought for three Idaho State University faculty members to be recognized as Distinguished Faculty.

They will be honored during a reception in April and recognized during the 2015 Commencement exercises.

Nominations for the Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Service are due Jan. 23. The Distinguished Researcher call for nominations will be announced by the Office for Research and Economic Development. (read more…)

ISU geosciences Associate Professor Benjamin Crosby to give talk about Fulbright scholarship

Posted November 10, 2014

Benjamin Crosby, an Idaho State University geosciences associate professor, will present a talk titled “Sabbatical Reflections: Inspiring Faculty to Become Fulbright Scholars” at noon Nov. 10 at the ISU Rendezvous Complex Suites A and B. (read more…)

Documentary film ‘Degenerate Art’ to be shown at ISU Continuing Ed Building on Nov. 11

Posted November 10, 2014

New Knowledge Adventures, part of Idaho State University’s Continuing Education Program, will present a free screening of the documentary film “Degenerate Art” at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 in Room 125 of the Continuing Education Building, located at 1001 N. Seventh Ave. in Pocatello. (read more…)

Idaho State University Professor Harris to address United Nations committee Nov. 17 on nuclear security

Posted November 10, 2014

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Health Physics Jason Harris will address the United Nations 1540 Committee at U.N. headquarters in New York City on the topic of nuclear security on Nov. 17.

The 1540 Committee is under the U.N.’s Security Council. Harris will deliver a half-hour talk devoted specifically on the activities of the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN), which is a partnership between educational institutions and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Harris served as chair of the INSEN 2012-14. He stepped down in August, but is still active with the INSEN. (read more…)

Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center to offer series of programs for Diversity Week Nov. 10-14

Posted November 10, 2014

The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will offer a series of Diversity Week 2014 presentations from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14 on the ISU Pocatello campus.

Programs planned are:

• Nov. 10 – “Defining Diversity” student forum, 10 a.m., North Fork Room, Pond Student Union; (read more…)

Representatives from NASA meet at Idaho State University to develop wildfire recovery GIS system

Posted November 10, 2014

NASA personnel gathered in Pocatello recently to meet with researchers at the Idaho State University GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Training and Researcher Center and with professionals from state and federal land agencies to work on a GIS-satellite imagery system used to manage wildfires. The focus was the wildfire RECOVER project, led by ISU’s Keith Weber. (read more…)

Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to hold workshop Nov. 15 to make masks for New Year’s Eve Gala

Posted November 7, 2014

A workshop for making masks for the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala “Masquerade Ball” will be held on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The workshop will be held in the Stephens Center costume shop, Room 231. (read more…)

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