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Idaho State University PPSA Run for the Health of It event set Sept. 14 in Boise

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise, People, Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

Lace up your shoes and hit the Boise greenbelt Sunday, Sept. 14 for the annual Run for the Health of It 5k sponsored by the Professional Pharmacy Student Association at the Idaho State University—Meridian Health Science Center.

The event begins at 1:30 p.m. at the west entrance to Veterans Memorial Park at State Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway. To register, go to www.runsignup.com or click here. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Jean Pfau identifies possible new autoimmune disease linked to asbestos exposure

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

A possible new autoimmune disease caused by exposure to asbestos from mines in Libby, Montana, has been identified by Idaho State University researcher Jean Pfau.

From the early 1900s through 1990 miners in northwestern Montana mined vermiculite, a mineral resistant to fire and high heat that was sold under the product name Zonolite, which was shipped widely throughout the United States. (more…)

Rain does nothing to dampen Bengal spirits; more Week of Welcome fun to come

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

Week of Welcome began on an ominous note, with heavy rain threatening to cancel the week’s biggest event, Welcome Back Orange and Black on Monday.

The rain didn’t dampen Bengal spirits or stop Welcome Back Orange and Black, an event students flocked to despite a changed venue. Tuesday’s Paint Party, sponsored by the Student Activities Board, attracted a large crowd of Bengals seeking fun at Cadet Field. (more…)

Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2014-15 schedule, season tickets still available for purchase

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony has announced its 2014-15 concert schedule and season tickets are still available at a discounted price until Sept. 26. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Central Academic Advising to present Fall Activities

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

This fall semester, Idaho State University Central Academic Advising will present the fourth annual semester-long student success and retention series Harvest Your Potential. (more…)

ISU’s Alex Bolinger writes article on group dynamics for Harvard Business Review

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the August 26th, 2014

Idaho State University assistant marketing and management professor, Alex Bolinger, and University of Utah professor Bryan Bonner have co-authored an article about organizational behavior in the September issue of the Harvard Business Review. (more…)

Idaho State U. Stuttering Clinic, first of its kind, changes lives

Posted in Events, Featured, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the August 26th, 2014

Idaho State University’s first holistic stuttering clinic, which combined speech language and counseling therapy, garnered powerful testimony from its participants. (more…)

Idaho State University expands Physician Assistant Studies Program to The College of Idaho

Posted in Academics, Featured, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the August 26th, 2014

Idaho State University has expanded its two-year Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program (M.P.A.S.) to The College of Idaho in Caldwell, adding 12 seats this fall to the existing 60.

The intent is to meet the continuing demand for physician assistants in the Northwest and improve access to health care in underserved areas, say officials from both institutions. Physician assistants are highly skilled health professionals who provide medical treatment under the supervision of a physician. (more…)

Welcome Back Orange and Black location has been changed to Pocatello Red Lion Inn

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 25th, 2014

The location for the Idaho State University Welcome Back Orange and Black celebration has been changed to the Red Lion Inn in Pocatello.

The venue was changed because of inclement weather. The address for the Red Lion Inn is 1555 Pocatello Creek Road.
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Idaho State University alumni homecoming week events planned Sept. 25-27, 2014

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the August 18th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2014, “Bengal Pride on the Prowl” will celebrate a variety of alumni events culminating Sept. 27 with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:05 p.m. in Holt Arena. (more…)

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