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Idaho State University researchers work on virtual watershed project to better model Idaho’s and West’s snowpack

Posted November 26, 2014

Researchers in Idaho State University’s geosciences department are working on a virtual watershed project to make better, easy-to-use computer models of Idaho’s and the West’s snowpack to help water users plan better. (read more…)

BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) competition to host introductory meetings

Posted November 26, 2014

Have a novel idea for a business enterprise?

Anyone with a great business idea is invited to attend one of two BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition introductory meetings Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall and Dec. 3, 5-6 p.m. at the Republic American Grill, 355 River Parkway, in Idaho Falls. (read more…)

Idaho State University Jazz Band to headline ISU New Year’s Eve Gala that raises funds for scholarships

Posted November 25, 2014

The Idaho State University Jazz Band will headline the College of Arts and Letters’ New Year’s Eve Gala for the second year in a row, on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (read more…)

Winner of Idaho State University holiday card contest announced

Posted November 24, 2014

Student artist Seth Spencer is the winner of the annual Idaho State University holiday card contest. (read more…)

Idaho State University to host $tart $mart training workshop geared toward women for negotiating pay

Posted November 24, 2014

The American Association of University Women’s $tart $mart initiative will offer a salary-negotiating workshop geared towards women on Dec. 4 at Idaho State University.

Participation is aimed at ISU women seniors or graduate students, but community members may attend on a space-available basis. The workshop will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the ISU Pond Student Union Clearwater Room. (read more…)

Idaho State University-Idaho Falls Canine Christmas will help feed hungry dogs

Posted November 24, 2014

The Idaho State University-Idaho Falls Leadership Development class is doing a service project called Canine Christmas to provide food to dogs without homes this winter.

Collection holiday gift bags are located in the Center for Higher Education building, the Tingey Administration Building lobby, and the Bennion Student Union at University Place. (read more…)

I Chose ISU – Leciel Bono, grad student and adjunct professor

Posted November 24, 2014

Leciel Bono’s early life on an Eastern Idaho farm taught her the value of discipline and hard work—traits that have served her well at Idaho State University.

A Bengal for 20 years, Bono holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and dental hygiene and is a graduate student in the dental hygiene master’s program. That’s just the half of it—an adjunct professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene for 16 years, Bono designed a new course in interprofessional practice management which she is teaching this semester. (read more…)

Idaho State University announces multimillion-reinvestment initiative

Posted November 14, 2014

Idaho State University will be reinvesting nearly $7 million back into the University, the majority going to academic programs, deferred maintenance and infrastructure. (read more…)

2014 National Outdoor Book Awards announced by Idaho State University

Posted November 13, 2014

They call her Grandma Gatewood. She carries an umbrella, wears a checked skirt, and she loves to hike.

In fact, she is the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. After her first 2,000-mile hike, she did it again, becoming the first person – man or woman – to hike it twice. And then for good measure, she hiked it a third time.

Gatewood is the subject of a new book, which is one of the award recipients of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards. The awards program is sponsored by the National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation, Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education. (read more…)

Idaho State University Armed Forces Club will host “Operation Diaper Drop” Nov. 17-18

Posted November 12, 2014

The Idaho State University Armed Forces Club is hosting “Operation Diaper Drop” to benefit Benny’s Pantry and Toys for Tots, on Nov. 17 and 18.

Donations of diapers, unopened formula, baby food, baby wipes, unopened baby bottles and new infant toys will be collected Nov. 17 and delivered Nov. 18. (read more…)

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