Posted November 4, 2014
Idaho State University’s environmental chemistry class takes an annual field trip to Yellowstone National Park to investigate the unique geothermal features of the park. This year the chemistry department launched both a website and app giving more information on the chemistry of the three basic types of geothermal springs.
I Chose ISU: Gabrielle Kane, Masters in Theatre and Business Administration student from Idaho Falls
Posted November 3, 2014
On Sept. 26, 2014, graduate student Gabrielle Kane performed in her self-produced play “Luck & Coincidences.” She says producing her own play in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, in the Rogers Black Box Theatre, is the biggest opportunity she has been given at Idaho State University.
“The world premiere of my play was at Idaho State University,” Kane said. “I appreciate the time and energy Vanessa Ballam, my director and faculty advisor, as well as my fellow cast and crew members spent to bring this show to life. This has been the greatest achievement of my theatre career.”
Posted October 31, 2014
By Krystoff Kissoon
Every day at ISU, I meet someone new – not just to me or to the university, but new to America. ISU’s international student population has been rapidly expanding over the past few years, with a current total of 1,381 international students from 55 different countries enrolled, more than we’ve ever had before.
Idaho State University Regional Mathematics Center and Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 announce partnership to enhance mathematics teaching in local schools
Posted October 29, 2014
Idaho State University’s Regional Mathematics Center has partnered with Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 to provide training to help elementary and secondary teachers improve math instruction.
Through the partnership, the center will provide 500 hours of support, including one-on-one coaching with teachers, half-day content-based courses for all kindergarten through eighth grade and algebra teachers. Coaches will also be trained in each school to provide one-on-one support regularly.
Press conference scheduled Oct. 28 to announce details of multi-tiered, job-embedded mathematics professional development project for teachers
Posted October 27, 2014
A press conference is scheduled on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 Board Room.
Dr. Cory Bennett, ISU Regional Mathematics Center Director, along with Debbie Critchfield of the Idaho State Board of Education; Jan Harwood, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District Secondary Director and mathematics advisor; and teachers JoAnn Huber and Carri Thomason, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 math coaches, will present information on how the project’s goals of building capacity of teachers translates into improved mathematics instruction and success of students.