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Idaho State University “Feed the Bengal Bus” to collect food, clothing

Posted April 24, 2015

Idaho State University “Feed the Bengal Bus” program will collect food, clothing and hygiene products, and raise money for the Idaho Food Bank April 25, May 1 and May 2 when the bus is parked at different locations in Pocatello.

“Feed the Bengal Bus” is sponsored by the ISU Leadership Development Program. (read more…)

Amy Slack wins ISU Kole-McGuffey Prize for education research

Posted April 22, 2015

The Idaho State University College of Education has announced that Amy Slack is the 2015 Kole-McGuffey Prize Recipient. The Peter C. Kole – William H. McGuffey Prize for Excellence in Education Research is a $10,000 prize awarded annually to a graduate student in the College of Education who has completed a ground-breaking research study as part of their graduate program. (read more…)

Second annual open house, research symposium for biological sciences department set April 29 in Gale Life Sciences Building

Posted April 22, 2015

The Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences will hold an open house and research symposium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 in the foyer of the Gale Life Science Building.

The symposium is open to public and refreshments will be served. (read more…)

ISU receives $179,000 IGEM grant for project with J.R. Simplot Company to use Unmanned Aircraft Sensors to expand ag market opportunities

Posted April 22, 2015

Idaho State University received a $179,000 grant from the state’s Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) to pursue a project with the J.R. Simplot Company to use unmanned aircraft sensors (UAS) to improve agricultural field productivity and grower profitability. (read more…)

ISU-Meridian’s Jerry Jones receives programming certification

Posted April 22, 2015

Idaho State University-Meridian video instruction manager Jerry Jones has achieved certification in the programming of advanced TesiraFORTÉ audio processors. (read more…)

ISU Servel Committee submits written recommendation to University

Posted April 21, 2015

The independent fact-finding committee convened to assess the current condition of the Servel House, ISU’s presidential residence facility, has submitted its final written recommendation to the University.

After thorough consideration, research and discussion, the committee recommends the following order of potential options: 1. New construction, 2. Presidential facility stipend, 3. Purchase of an existing property, 4. Reconstruct, and 5. Status quo. (read more…)

ISU’s Department of Physics, Society of Physics students will present “Magnito-Science” a free demonstration

Posted April 21, 2015

The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will present “Magnito-Science” a free, public demonstration show on Saturday, April 25, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 140 of the Physical Science Building on the Pocatello campus.

There will be interactive science activities starting at 3:15 p.m., which include “hair raising” with a Van de Graff generator, electromagnets, a magnetic linear accelerator, diamagnetic levitation and other hands-on science activities. (read more…)

ISU Minshall guest lecturer Kurt Fausch to present ‘For the Love of Rivers, A Scientists Journey’ on April 27

Posted April 21, 2015

“For the Love of Rivers, A Scientists Journey” presented by ecologist Kurt Fausch is the topic of the annual Idaho State University G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology April 27.

The lecture will be at 4 p.m. in Lecture Center 10 in the ISU Gale Life Sciences Building. A book signing and reception will follow the presentation. (read more…)

Ten Idaho State University alumni honored with Professional Achievement Awards

Posted April 21, 2015

Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9, in Holt Arena.

Professional Achievement Award recipients are alumni who have made important contributions to their careers or profession, to the social, political or economic well-being of the world around them and have shown continued community and civic involvement in addition to their association with and contributions to Idaho State University. Individuals selected for these prestigious awards have been out of school at least 10 years and have excelled in their chosen field, attaining significant success and accomplishments.

Professional Achievement Award recipients for 2015 are: David Baumert, College of Technology; Dr. Philip LaFleur, College of Science and Engineering- Natural and Physical Sciences; Kendal Ray Tanner, College of Science and Engineering- Engineering; Dr. Thana Singarajah, Division of Health Sciences; Blanche Badger Willford, Division of Health Sciences- School of Nursing; Joshua Tolman, College of Arts and Letters, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Dr. Jacqueline Royston Thompson, College of Education; Anne Staton Voilleque, College of Arts and Letters- Fine Arts and Humanities; Rod A. Davis, College of Business; and Adrian Michael Wong, College of Pharmacy. (read more…)

Idaho State University announces hire of Lewis Eakins as director of public safety

Posted April 20, 2015

Idaho State University has announced the hire of Lewis Eakins as new director of public safety. (read more…)

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