ISU holiday card contest open to undergraduate, graduate students; top prize $1,000, deadline for entry is Oct. 14

Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year's ISU holiday card. The contest winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, the runner-up a $500 cash prize. The winning entry will appear on the University holiday card, which is sent to thousands of University family members and supporters. [Read more…]

Idaho State University Homecoming award recipients announced; Alumni Recognition Dinner set Oct. 4

Gail and Nannette Siemen

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during 2013 Homecoming.

Recipients will be honored at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail The cost is $40 per person.

Award winners are: [Read more…]

31st annual I Love ISU scholarship campaign features calling in Pocatello Sept. 16-19

Entering its 31st year, the I Love ISU campaign will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 16-19.

"This campaign raises scholarship funds from local donors to provide for local college students," said Teresa Borrenpohl, ISU assistant director of Alumni Relations and director of the I Love ISU campaign. [Read more…]

Idaho State University nursing Professor Reynolds receives funding for palliative care study

Finding evidence to verify what nurses already know from their everyday experience is the topic of an Idaho State University nursing professor's new study.

Mary Anne Reynolds' one-year descriptive study on palliative care was funded by the American Nurses Foundation for $5,000.  Palliative care is the specialized medical treatment for people with limiting and potentially life-ending illnesses. [Read more…]

National Science Foundation awards $99,335 grant to ISU’s Mousavinezhad to study algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $99,335 grant to Idaho State University Professor Hossein Mousavinezhad for the study of advanced algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum, which ultimately could help relieve congestion on the World Wide Web and other "information superhighways."

This research work is a collaboration of ISU engineering faculty and scientists at the Idaho National Laboratory. [Read more…]