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Idaho State University’s Ram Eddings presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame

Posted April 9, 2015

The U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Ram Eddings, coordinator for the Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center, for his devotion to the sport of rugby, including nearly 20 years as a coach of ISU rugby club teams.

The Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizes and honors individuals who have dedicated their life to the sport of rugby and whose service and commitment to rugby may have gone unrecognized. (read more…)

ISU announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad winning teams

Posted April 9, 2015

Three teams from Hawthorne Middle School in Pocatello swept the competition at the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad, held at Idaho State University earlier this month.

The event was sponsored by the ISU Department of Physics and featured six teams of seventh through ninth grade students from Franklin Middle School and Hawthorne Middle School. The teams competed with homemade water rockets, wheeled vehicles, hydraulic ball shooters, and wood bridges. Students took part in a forensics challenge, testing of their knowledge and experimental skills in other fun science events. (read more…)

Idaho State University’s Lisa Kidder will be featured presenter at a National Quality Matters webinar

Posted April 9, 2015

Idaho State University’s Lisa Kidder is the featured presenter at the national Quality Matters “QM Success Stories” webinar on May 27.

The title of Kidder’s presentation is “Looking Under the Hood: Making Course Design Transparent.” She is a senior instructional technologist at the ISU Instructional Technology Resource Center. (read more…)

I’m So There: ISU-Meridian will host April 21 reception for new fall students

Posted April 9, 2015

Treasure Valley high school students admitted to Idaho State University for the fall semester and their parents will learn tips on how to make the first year of college a success at Bengal Declaration, Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m., at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. (read more…)

ISU School of Performing Arts to present “Musical of Musicals (The Musical)” beginning April 17

Posted April 9, 2015

Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform “Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” beginning on April 17 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Rogers Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

There will also be performances on April 18, 20, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. (read more…)

Idaho State University Outstanding Student Award winners announced

Posted April 7, 2015

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2015 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 9, in Holt Arena.

The Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have epitomized ISU’s outstanding student body. Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered.

The Outstanding Student Award recipients will be honored at a reception April 10 at 6 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Outstanding Student Award recipients for 2015 are Daniel Shelden, Boise, College of Arts and Letters – Fine Arts and Humanities; Ashley Miller, Pocatello, College of Arts and Letters – Social and Behavioral Sciences; Douglas Walker, Pocatello, College of Science and Engineering – Natural and Physical Sciences; Kyle R. Gagnon, Boise, College of Science and Engineering – Engineering; Rick T. Richardson, Crofton, British Columbia, Graduate School – Masters; E. Scott Lee, Rexburg, Graduate School – Doctoral; Kayla Miller, Boise, College of Education; Jameson Bastow, Twin Falls, College of Business; Jakob P. Meng, Idaho Falls, College of Technology; Lindsey Marie Hunt, Ontario, Oregon, College of Pharmacy; Jennifer K. Brooks, Idaho Falls, Division of Health Sciences; and Madeline Woodhouse, Pocatello, School of Nursing. (read more…)

Gender wage issue is focus of AAUW Meeting April 11 in Pocatello

Posted April 7, 2015

On Saturday, April 11, the American Association of University Women Pocatello branch will hold a meeting focusing on the gender gap wage issue from noon until 2 p.m. at Café Tuscano, located at 2231 E. Center Street.

The meeting will acknowledge Equal Pay Day, which occurs on April 14. (read more…)

Idaho State University adds new mobile safety app to campus safety measures

Posted April 7, 2015

In an ongoing effort to maintain a safe and secure campus environment Idaho State University has added a new mobile safety app for the campus community. The free mobile app is available on all four of the University’s campuses: Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Twin Falls and Meridian.

“We’re encouraging all students, as well as our faculty and staff, to download this new mobile safety app,” said ISU President Arthur Vailas. “This app offers students another way to stay connected and stay safe.” (read more…)

Women’s and Children’s Alliance honors ISU-Meridian’s Bessie Katsilometes

Posted April 7, 2015

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Dr. Bessie Katsilometes was one of 50 women honored by the Women’s and Children’s Alliance at its 22nd Annual Tribute to Women and Industry Luncheon on April 2 in Boise. (read more…)

ISU Physics to Host Science Olympics on April 4

Posted April 3, 2015

Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of 8th Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.

Seventh through ninth grade students from throughout eastern Idaho will represent their schools and communities and compete in teams in a variety of science competitions. (read more…)

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