Monday, March 11, 2019
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Researchers from Idaho State University, Michigan State University, the University of New Hampshire and Pennsylvania State University are working to document and return the remains of a 500-year-old Incan mummy to Bolivia.
The mummy is the remains of a young girl, nicknamed Ñusta, meaning “princess” in the Quechua language. It was donated to Michigan State University in 1890 by the U.S. Consul to Chile. Through the 1970s, Ñusta had been on prominent display at the MSU Museum until Lovis and other curators recommended that she be removed from exhibition and curated away from public view. Read More

After nearly three decades of service at Idaho State University, Vice President for University Advancement Kent Tingey announced his retirement on Friday. His last day at ISU will be Dec. 31.
“I want to thank Kent for his 30 years of service to Idaho State University. His work has been an integral and important part of ISU’s history,” President Kevin Satterlee said. “I am so appreciative of individuals who dedicate their lives to building our University. I wish him well in his retirement, appreciate his willingness to stay on as we search for his successor, and I look forward to tackling a number of initiatives with him in this important transition year.” Read More

Former Idaho State University Sports Information Director Glenn Alford has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
“It’s one of the oldest clichés in the book, but I am honored and humbled by it,” said Alford, ISU’s sports information director for 31 years.
This year’s College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) list of people honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards also included Liz Abel from the University of Utah, Tim Bourret from Clemson University, Rob Schabert of Tennessee Tech University, Steve Schwepker from Point University and Steve Ulrich of the Centennial Conference.   Read More