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Idaho State University physics students to present electrifying physics demonstration April 5 at Pine Ridge Mall

Posted April 2, 2014

The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the ISU Society of Physics Students will present an electrifying physics demonstration 1-5 p.m. April 5 at Pine Ridge Mall. (read more…)

AmeriCorps members in programs administered by Idaho State University provide more than 64,000 hours of service annually to Idaho health care programs

Posted March 31, 2014

The efforts of Idaho State University AmeriCorps members, who annually contribute more than 64,000 hours of service work to communities throughout Idaho, will be recognized by Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad April 1 at the Pocatello City Chamber Offices. (read more…)

Idaho State University announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympics winning teams

Posted March 26, 2014

Idaho State University Department of Physics recently hosted the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad on the ISU campus, which featured four teams of seventh through ninth grade students from Franklin Middle School and Hawthorne Middle School. (read more…)

Idaho State University students encouraged to be advised

Posted March 26, 2014

Idaho State University encourages students to “Be Advised” prior to academic registration, which is scheduled to begin April 14- 21 for the Fall 2014 semester. (read more…)

BIG Competition semi-finalists announced; finals set April 3-4 at Idaho State University

Posted March 25, 2014

Could the next “BIG” thing for Southeastern Idaho’s economy be a company that produces a device that alerts anglers they have a fish on their fishing pole, or one that taps the billion-dollar potential of the future of unmanned aircraft systems?

These are among the ideas that the 12 semifinalists for the BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition – that has upcoming semi-finals and finals events at Idaho State University April 3 and 4 – have proposed. Some other semi-finalist ideas include expanding a local brewery to begin the bottling and canning of its brew, and creating wireless ear-buds with a built-in MP3 storage device to allow users easy-listening to their favorite tunes. (read more…)

Five Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2014 Outstanding Researchers

Posted March 24, 2014

Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2014 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 9.

One Outstanding Researcher will receive the 2014 ISU Distinguished Researcher Award and be honored at commencement.

The faculty that will receive ISU Outstanding Researcher awards are: Jennifer Attebery, professor of English; Rex W. Force; associate dean for clinical research in the Division of Health Sciences; Alan Hunt, associate professor of physics; Erika Kuhlman, professor of history; and Kathleen Lohse, associate professor of ecology. (read more…)

Five Idaho State University faculty to receive 2014 Outstanding Public Service Awards

Posted March 24, 2014

Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2014 Outstanding Public Service awards.
They will be honored at a reception held on April 9 and one will be chosen for the 2014 Distinguished Service Award.

The faculty members receiving these awards are: Lawrence H. Beaty, executive director of the ISU Energy Systems Technology and Education Center; Alex Bolinger, assistant professor of management; Ernest Keeley, professor of biology; Cathy Kriloff, professor of mathematics; and Joshua Pak, professor of chemistry. (read more…)

Five Idaho State University faculty honored as 2014 Outstanding Teachers

Posted March 24, 2014

Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2014 Outstanding Master Teacher awards.

They will be honored at a reception held on April 9 and one will be selected for the ISU Distinguished Teacher Award.

The faculty members receiving these awards are: Catherine Black, associate lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences; Alex Bolinger, assistant professor of management; Paul Link, professor of geosciences; Lois Marquette, assistant clinical professor and ISU alumni; and Kelly Fanning Pesnell, assistant clinical professor and family nurse practitioner.
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Idaho State University-Meridian co-sponsors community health screening April 10

Posted March 20, 2014

The spring months and warmer temperatures are a perfect time to get a handle on your health. If you are an adult without health insurance or limited access to medical care, attend a free Community Health Screening event Thursday, April 10, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club of Ada County, 610 E. 42nd Street, in Garden City. (read more…)

Idaho State University School of Nursing has international flair

Posted March 20, 2014

The Idaho State University School of Nursing is proving to be an international draw. (read more…)

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