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Idaho State University Alumni Association Board of Directors selects new members

Posted May 22, 2015

The Idaho State University Alumni Association Board of Directors has elected six new members, who will begin serving on the board in October 2015.

New directors are Gary Aldous, American Falls; Ruby Walsh, Pocatello; Donnel McNeal, Meridian; Deb Poulson, Pocatello; Mandi Everett, Pocatello and Patty Bolinger, American Falls. Also joining the board in January 2015 were Kasi Beorchia, Pocatello and Kathryn Layman, Portland, Oregon, replacing board members who vacated their positions due to job changes. Col. F. Paul Briggs, Alexandria, Virginia was chosen to serve as president-elect. (read more…)

Idaho State University Professor Terry Bowyer honored with Wallmo Award for deer-management research

Posted May 22, 2015

Idaho State University biological sciences Professor Terry Bowyer has been honored with the O. C. “Charlie” Wallmo Award for contributions to knowledge and improved management of black-tailed and mule deer.

He received the award at the recent 11th Biennial Western States and Provinces Deer and Elk Workshop held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The award is given by the mule deer working group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, and is this entity’s highest award. (read more…)

ISU Professor Lefevre named director at National Debate Tournament; first female director in tournament history

Posted May 20, 2015

Idaho State University professor Sarah Partlow Lefevre was recently appointed as the director of the 2016 National Debate Tournament (NDT). She is the first female director in NDT history.

“I have a special connection to the National Debate Tournament,” Partlow Lefevre said. “It has been a huge part of my life, and I would like to give back to the policy debate community.” (read more…)

Idaho State University Camerata Singers to perform at Carnegie Hall May 24

Posted May 19, 2015

Idaho State University’s Camerata Singers will perform in Carnegie Hall in New York on Sunday, May 24. The group will participate in a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem” as part of the Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY). (read more…)

Idaho State University’s environmental engineering graduate program is ranked no. 8 nationally by Graduate Programs

Posted May 19, 2015

Idaho State University’s environmental engineering graduate program is ranked no. 8 nationally by Graduate Programs in its Spring 2015 Rankings of the Top Environmental Engineering Graduate Programs.

Graduate Programs bases its ranking solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on (read more…)

Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing Conference set May 18-20 in Pocatello; much of event hosted at Idaho State University

Posted May 14, 2015

An Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing Conference running May 18-20 in Pocatello will feature an address by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.

The conference is sponsored by Active Communications International (ACI) and its theme is “Powering the Future of Nuclear Innovation.” Many of the conference’s presentations are taking place at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center. (read more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian recognizes Student Excellence honorees at May 11 commencement and confers 257 degrees

Posted May 12, 2015

Accelerated nursing graduate Lori Price received Idaho State University-Meridian’s 2015 Student Excellence Award at the campus’ May 11 commencement ceremony in Boise.

“I was so excited. What an honor. It’s so cool to represent ISU a second time,” she said, clutching her certificate and honorary plaque. (read more…)

Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty

Posted May 11, 2015

Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 9 in Holt Arena.

They are Barbara Frank, associate lecturer and advisor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Teacher; Cal Edwards, law enforcement coordinator and instructor, College of Technology, who is serving as interim director of Public Safety from January through May 18, Distinguished Service Award; Colden Baxter, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Researcher. (read more…)

Record number of graduates honored at Idaho State University commencement May 9

Posted May 9, 2015

A record 2,561 Idaho State University graduates were awarded degrees and certificates at ISU commencement on May 9 at Holt Arena.

This year’s number of graduates was 111 more than last year, and 327 more than in 2010. (read more…)

ISU announces Martin Luther King, Jr. Way closure May 18 through mid July

Posted May 8, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Way on the Idaho State University campus will be closed beginning May 18 through mid-July because of a construction project. (read more…)

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