Arts and Sciences Research Day set Oct. 20

The Idaho State University College of Arts and Sciences will hold its second annual Arts and Sciences Research Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 in Goranson Hall located on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building on the ISU Pocatello campus.

The event has been designed to provide faculty of the other ISU colleges, as well as the public, a better idea of the variety of research and creative activity being undertaken by faculty within the College of Arts and Science. That college has teamed with the Office of Research to create an interesting and informative free event featuring six brief faculty presentations. [Read more…]

Severe child behavior is focus of $515,000 grant

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PetersonIdaho State University special education professor Dr. Stephanie M. Peterson will explore new tactics for teachers to employ to work more effectively with children with disabilities who engage in severe problem behaviors and who avoid completing school tasks.

The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences has awarded a $515,384 grant to Peterson to explore this problem, and perhaps come up with new solutions for teachers.

Peterson and her four graduate assistants will work with children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The ISU researchers will work with teachers and administrators in the Pocatello, Blackfoot and Minidoka school districts. [Read more…]

ISU Office of Research seeking 2007 ‘Distinguished Researcher’ nominations

The Idaho State University Office of Research is announcing a call for nominations for the ISU Distinguished Researcher Award of 2007.

This award will honor a faculty member who has contributed significantly to the University's research effort. The award recipient is honored at spring Commencement exercises as the Distinguished Researcher and will be given a cash award of $2,500. [Read more…]