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Idaho State Board of Education approves Woodworth-Ney as Idaho State University’s first executive vice president
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education approved the creation of an executive vice president and provost position at Idaho State University.
National Institutes of Health grant helps Idaho State University Groome Neuroscience Lab study disease, train students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher James Groome is studying mutated human proteins to help understand and fight a variety of diseases such as epilepsy, while at the same time training ISU students to become the type of scientists to carry-on this work.
ISU professors conducting survey to gauge how fish and fishing in Greater Yellowstone ecosystem are perceived
POCATELLO – Idaho State University political science Professors Donna Lybecker and Mark McBeth want to know how anglers and the public feel about fish and fishing in the Southeast Idaho region of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Idaho State University political science alumna Holly Kartchner honored as an American Lawyers Alliance Teacher of the Year
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumna and Blackfoot High School teacher Holly Kartchner was recently named “Teacher of the Year” by the American Lawyers Alliance.
NASA funds science-based internships for high school girls at Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO – The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) has generously funded a pilot intern program for young women in the Idaho Virtualization Lab (IVL), a research group within the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 5
POCATELLO - Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2016-17 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.
Finance VP James Fletcher taking personal leave from University
Idaho State University Vice President for Finance and Administration James A. Fletcher has taken personal leave. President Arthur C. Vailas made the announcement Monday morning to staff in the Office of Finance and Administration.
Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton to perform concert Aug. 13
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton will perform in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 on the West Patio of the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Office of Alumni Relations announces 2016 Homecoming Award Recipients and Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations are pleased to announce the 2016 Homecoming Award recipients and the Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
ISU’s Brian Crawford elected president of the Idaho State Dental Association
Dr. Brian Crawford, the chair of the Idaho State University Department of Dental Sciences, is the new president of the Idaho State Dental Association.
Sweta Shah selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—Sweta Shah has been named the July Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.
Idaho State University’s online speech-language master’s program provides flexibility
POCATELLO – When Katie Pilant decided to pursue a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, she chose Idaho State University’s online program for its academic excellence and convenience.
Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2016-17 season
POCATELLO – From the classic productions of “Narnia” and “Much Ado About Nothing” to the powerful rock musical “Next to Normal,” the Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance has put together a great array of performances for the 2016-2017 season.
Idaho State University and Grand Teton National Park team up to create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are working with Grand Teton National Park and various tribes to better document about 50 Native American artifacts from the park’s David T. Vernon Collection and create digital 3-D visualizations of them.
Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock places second at National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest
POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock recently placed second in the Young Adult Division at the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival in Weiser, Idaho. The Young Adult Division is for fiddlers aged 18-36.
Idaho State University names Michal Goodwin new nursing dean
Michal “Miki” Goodwin, a former assistant professor and coordinator of Idaho State University’s accelerated nursing program, is the new dean of the School of Nursing.
ISU RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool recognized by NASA again; two stories featured in 2015 Annual Report for NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program
POCATELLO – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has again recognized a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program developed by Idaho State University and NASA.
Idaho State University Professor Colden Baxter elected president of Society for Freshwater Science
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor of Biological Sciences Colden Baxter has been elected president of the Society of Freshwater Science, the premiere international organization of scientists focused on freshwater ecosystems.
ISU-Idaho Falls Increases Options in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Rex Force is Idaho State University’s new vice president for health sciences
Idaho State University has named Rex Force, Pharm.D., the new vice president for health sciences.
Idaho State University art department receives grant from F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Art and the School of Performing Arts received grants from the F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation to support guest artists and directors in the fall semester.
New exhibit at ISU Oboler Library displays work by Idaho Falls artists Ginger Kramer, Bernadette Regnier
POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University has opened a new exhibit of art by Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier of Idaho Falls.
ISU business students' book 'Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines' publishes week of July 11
The Idaho State University student-written book “Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines” will officially publish the week of July 11 by Arcadia Publishing.
Idaho State University anthropology Professor Katherine Reedy receives $331,126 grant to study subsistence on the lower Alaskan peninsula
POCATELLO – Idaho State University anthropology professor Katherine Reedy recently received a $331,126 grant from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Office of Subsistence Management to study subsistence in communities on Alaska’s lower peninsula.
Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility
By Nora Heikkinen, INL Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives