Dean Wu will address issues of contemporary education, culture, and history in China, and Dean Gu will devote his remarks to various specialized topics concerning the electrochemistry of cells, proteins, and enzymes. Dean Gu's lectures will be sponsored by the Institute for Biomedical Technology. [Read more…]
Generosity by an Idaho State University student group in Pocatello recently earned the group recognition at a national convention in Texas.
Members of ISU's Beta Rho Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U), a national honor society for family and consumer sciences, will be honored with a second-place Certificate of Merit Award at the society's national meeting on Sept. 28 in Grapevine, Texas. The ISU group will be acknowledged for its program "The Path to Nutrition and Health," which was designed for senior citizens in the Pocatello area. The ISU chapter of Phi U is made up of dietetic and family and consumer sciences majors. [Read more…]
Idaho State University will host a teacher-training workshop Sept. 29-30 for high school teachers that will prepare them to take their students to the International Economic Summit this November and April.
The summit is an interactive trading simulation that will teach students the intricacies and challenges of a global economy. [Read more…]
Idaho State University will host a training workshop to instruct teachers grades 3-6 to implement the Mini-Society curriculum into their classrooms and earn two professional development credits. [Read more…]
Cable television's History Channel was on the Idaho State University campus Thursday, Sept. 14, to interview two ISU history professors for a program on the Gem State's past that will likely be aired in spring 2007.
ISU history department associate professor Dr. Laura Woodworth-Ney and assistant professor Dr. Kevin Marsh were interviewed for about an hour each by Nicola Farris, producer for the History Channel's 10-part series "The States." The series is scheduled to be aired in April. The series will have information on the history of all 50 of the United States. The segment on Idaho will appear in the seventh episode of the series.
Dr. John Knox will serve as dean of academic programs for Idaho State University programs in Idaho Falls, announced Dr. Robert Wharton, ISU vice president of academic affairs.
Knox has been at ISU for more than 20 years. He served the last two years as interim dean for the ISU Graduate School. Prior to that, Knox was chair of the physics department for six years. [Read more…]