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ISU Professor Shawn Bearden seeks support for World Marathon Challenge to fight stigma of depression; 7 runs, 7 continents, in 7 Days
POCATELLO – To raise awareness and help end the stigma of depression, Idaho State University Professor Shawn Bearden plans to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days on all of the Earth’s seven continents.
ISU College of Pharmacy students train Public Safety on use of emergency overdose medication
POCATELLO- Public Safety officers at Idaho State University now have the proper training to deliver emergency overdose medication thanks to Generation Rx, a group led by College of Pharmacy students whose goal is to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.
ISU Graduate Research Symposium set March 31-April 1 at Pond Student Union
POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium “Showcasing Scholarly and Creative Works” will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Pond Student Union.
ISU physics to host Science Olympiad April 1
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.
Native Americans United to host 46th ISU Powwow March 31-April 1
POCATELLO – The student group Native Americans United will host the 46th annual Idaho State University Powwow March 31-April 1 at the ISU Reed Gymnasium.
Idaho State University alumna well represented at 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year Award gala in Boise
POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University alumna were among the 50 women recognized at the 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year award gala and reception held this March at the Boise Centre.
ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.
ISU Academic Advising continues “Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”
ISU audiology program has strong showing at national conference
ATLANTA – Students and a professor from Idaho State University’s Doctor of Audiology program presented their research at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference in Atlanta, Georgia in February.
Idaho Museum of Natural History announces extended hours
Pocatello – Just in time for spring break the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University announces spring and summer hours that begin March 21.
ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health
POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.
ISU Professor Jeff Meldrum to make presentations April 14-15 in Montpelier
POCATELLO – Jeff Meldrum, professor of anatomy and anthropology at Idaho State University, will make two presentations at the National Oregon/California Trail Center in historic Montpelier the evenings of April 14 and 15, 2017.
Free dinner and movie at ISU set March 27 to celebrate women in science
POCATELLO – The Women in Science celebration March 27 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union features a free showing of the movie “Hidden Figures,” a free taco bar dinner and the opportunity to meet female scientists.
Idaho State University seeks anatomical gifts for health–professions education
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s health-professions footprint spans the state with the addition of the ISU-Meridian Health Sciences Center and its state-of-the-art anatomy facilities.
Incoming ISU professor Christian Chan receives national counseling award
POCATELLO- Christian D. Chan will be bringing a national honor with him when he begins his career in the Department of Counseling at Idaho State University later this year.
ISU College of Arts and Letters faculty publish book on narrative theory
POCATELLO – Twenty Idaho State University faculty members in the College of Arts and Letters recently published a book focused on narrative and the power of stories and storytelling.
Deeply discounted blood screening offered at ISU Meridian Health Science Center
MERIDIAN- The Idaho State University Bengal Lab is offering reduced rate blood- draw services at the Meridian Health Science Center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. , March 30 and 31. Services are available to anyone in the community and no appointment is necessary. Blood screening prices are at their lowest of the year and serve as an affordable option for those with or without insurance.
ISU history professors start scholarship for refugees
POCATELLO – Idaho State University history professors Erika Kuhlman and Kevin Marsh recently started a refugee scholarship for prospective ISU students.
Idaho State University entrepreneurs make it to the finals
After submitting their business plans and 60-second “elevator pitch” videos, six of the eight ISU student and alumni groups entering into the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) have been invited to attend the final round on March 31 in Boise after competing in the preliminary round against 70 applicants from eight different schools.
Director of ISU dietetics program Laura McKnight receives Outstanding Educator Award
POCATELLO – Laura McKnight, director of Idaho State University’s dietetics program, has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Dietetic Educator for a Didactic Program in Dietetics in her region.
College of Business to host a grand opening for the New Student Community Center on March 15
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting the grand opening of its new Student Community Center on Wednesday, March 15, of the new Student Community Center in Room 216 of the Business Administration building.
Confucius is topic of Philosophy for the Public Lecture March 15
POCATELLO — William McCurdy, lecturer of philosophy at Idaho State University will present “Shu (恕) and Walking in Another Man’s Shoes: Confucius on Becoming a Humane Human” at 6 p.m. March 15 at the College Market.
Women’s Business Symposium April 6 encourages economic development
Pocatello – The Pocatello Small Business Development Center, Edward Jones, Idaho Central Credit Union and Home Helpers present: “Spring…Outside the box!” the 2017 Women’s Business Symposium, Thursday April 6 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host 29th Science Trek sleep over April 28-29
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host the 29th annual Science Trek™ sleep over for third- through fifth-grade students on April 28-29 and the deadline for registering is April 4.