ESTEC Receives $10,000 Grant from Bayer Fund

ISU CEWT on Jun 15, 2020 10:36:00 AM

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[POCATELLO, ID / 8 JUNE 2020] – Idaho State University’s College of Technology announced today it received a grant for $10,000 from Bayer Fund, which will be used to support their upcoming online Ignite Their Future STEM summer camp.

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Students to Learn, Build, and Play in Online STEM Summer Camp

Sammy Rich on Jun 1, 2020 11:38:21 AM

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In July, students through 5th grade up to 12th grade will have the opportunity to attend an online STEM Summer Camp.

Hosted by Idaho State University’s Energy Systems Technology & Education Center (ESTEC), these camps focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (otherwise known as STEM) and help ignite a passion for these subjects through hands-on activities.

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ISU CEWT to Host Upcoming Lunch and Learn Via Zoom

Sammy Rich on May 18, 2020 11:40:31 AM

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On May 20, Idaho State University’s Continuing Education and Workforce Training will be conducting its most recent Lunch and Learn event online.

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Zooming with Family

Brenna Hassing on Apr 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM

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Social distancing has made more and more people turn to video conferencing services like Zoom to stay connected with work and schools, and even friends and family.

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Phishing for Funds: Staying Safe in the Digital World

Sammy Rich on Mar 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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As the internet evolves, as do the practices of scammers utilizing it to trick you out of your money.

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Hi-Fi or Wi-Fi?

Sammy Rich on Feb 17, 2020 8:45:00 AM

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An analog audio setup brings with it nostalgia. Pulling the vinyl out of its sleeve, being careful not to touch the grooves, gently cleaning dust off its surface, setting it on the turntable and placing the needle on its edge, then adjusting the levels until the sound is crisp, deep, and crystal clear-- all of this culminates an experience that is long-lost in an age that prefers convenient over complicated.

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Most Memorable Tech of the 2010's

Sammy Rich on Jan 20, 2020 9:30:00 AM

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There is a lot that could be said about the 2010’s. Above all else, though, this decade has shown the way technology has become so inter-woven in our society that it is near impossible to separate the two.

From the social media apps we frequent, to how we work or pay for food or communicate with one another, technology has made our lives far more convenient. Ten years ago, did anyone think that you could walk into a store, grab anything you want, tuck it in your bag, then leave without having to stop to pay, and do it completely ethically and legally? (Well, okay, Amazon might have, considering they did just that with Amazon Go in 2018.)

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Be The Office Hero

We’ve all been there before, trying to format a graph in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or getting a picture to fit right on a Word document. You may feel frustrated and confused-- but then, someone else in the office rushes over, makes a few clicks, and like magic, the program is doing what you want it to. As they head back to their desk, you admire them for their adapt skills. They are… the Office Hero.

Individuals that have the know-how to stay organized and make things happen are a sought-after commodity. Strong computer skills in the workforce have gone from a nice-to-have to an essential part of the workplace.

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6 Ways Drones are Changing the World, One Crop at a Time

Emilie Reed on Mar 16, 2018 11:26:00 AM

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Have you ever flown a drone? Do you know all the crazy cool things you can do with a drone, such as take aerial videos of your house or neighborhood, use it to chase weather storms, or scope out your hunting grounds? Did you know you can also use drones for farming?

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, otherwise known as drones, have been commercially used since the early 1980’s. Starting out in military strategies, the practical uses of drones has been growing faster than ever. Because the agricultural industry is so crucial for our survival, many are working to maximize the functions of drones for agriculture.  Over 33% of farmers are using drones for their crop production. From automated planting to crop management with real-time monitoring, drones play a vital role in the future of farming.

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7 Things You Can Do With Photoshop

Stephanie Bachman on Jul 14, 2017 10:34:00 AM

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In the world of design, those with the most clever, most flashy, and most creative pieces win. They snag our attention with their inventive ideas and make us interested in what they have to offer.

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