Posted December 15, 2014
Ryan Sargent only recently returned to Idaho State University, but he hasn’t ever been far away.
Sargent, recently named ISU’s associate director of alumni relations, graduated from Idaho State University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He then went on to study law at University of Idaho, and to practice civil litigation in Boise. He served as a deputy prosecutor for Power County before returning home to ISU. During his short time away from ISU, he kept in touch, serving on the alumni board of directors.
Posted December 11, 2014
Idaho State University dental hygiene students are playing Santa Claus this holiday season—they’ve raised more than $1,500 to benefit three families and seven children.
The money will provide clothes, toys, books, toiletries, cleaning supplies, toothbrushes and dental floss for the families and children. The ISU Department of Dental Hygiene worked closely with an elementary school social worker to identity families in need, according to organizers.
Idaho State University MILES grant researchers provide accessible digital history to Portneuf River users
Posted December 10, 2014
Idaho State University researchers have created a variety of websites and easy-to-use digital web tools aimed at helping the public and all stakeholders understand the history and dynamics of the Portneuf River ecosystem.
“What we are trying to do is create a better public understanding of how the river has been managed in the past, to contribute to community involvement in deciding how the river should be managed in the future,” said Kevin Marsh, ISU history professor and chair, “because providing historical and science-based data on how to manage water in Pocatello is one of the goals of the MILES research project.”
Idaho State University survey response: 95 percent of stakeholders believe their community would benefit from a restored Portneuf River
Posted December 10, 2014
Ninety-five percent of stakeholders interviewed by Idaho State University researchers said they believe their community would benefit from a restored Portneuf River.
As part of the Managing Idaho Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES), a statewide National Science Foundation project funded by EPSCoR, researchers in the ISU political science and sociology departments received 90 responses to surveys sent out to about 150 people. The people responding were comprised, about equally, from three major groups: 1) government officials and scientists; 2) environmentalists; and 3) business people.
Posted December 8, 2014
Idaho State University alumnus and Blackfoot elementary school teacher Melissa Hunt has won a $100,000 grant to help her transform Stoddard Elementary School into a state-of-the-art learning environment.
Posted December 5, 2014
Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings beginning Dec. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Posted December 4, 2014
Dr. Jack Rose, an Idaho State University physiology professor, recently returned from a two-week long trip to China, after which he was asked to serve as an advisor in ongoing research.
Idaho State University Professor Hartman publishes essay ‘The Most Evil Thing About College Sports’ in International Journal of Sport Communication
Posted December 2, 2014
Assistant Professor Karen L. Hartman of Idaho State University’s Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion published an essay, “The Most Evil Thing About College Sports: The 1-Year Scholarship and a Former NCAA Athlete’s Personal Narrative,” in this December’s issue of the International Journal of Sport Communication.