Meet state legislators and wax your skis for a series of Boise events sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association in late January.
The first is the annual Legislative Reception, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Evergreen Room of the Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd. It’s an opportunity for Bengals and friends to meet ISU leaders and state lawmakers. (more…)
ISU ‘A Season of Note’ to present Collin Raye and BJ Thomas in concert Feb. 6 at Stephens Performing Arts Center
Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present a Collin Raye and BJ Thomas acoustic performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Maria Wong’s research on relationship between poor sleep in adolescents and alcohol/drug related problems gains international publicity
New research by Idaho State University’s Maria Wong on the relationship between poor and insufficient sleep for adolescents and them developing alcohol and drug problems has again gained international publicity.
Even before her latest research had been published Jan. 16 as an “Early View” on the website of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, Wong had completed interviews with National Public Radio, BBC, the Brazilian magazine “VEJA” and Healthline News. The full results of her study will be published in the February 2015 online-only version of the journal. (more…)
Idaho State University dance professor returns from Fulbright Scholar in Latvia, uses technology to connect students in different countries
Josephine Garibaldi, a dance professor at Idaho State University, recalled the favorite part of serving as a Fulbright Scholar in Latvia as her time spent in that nation’s capital, Riga. She remembers the city’s foods and restaurants, coffee shops, film openings and quality of life as some of her favorite things about her experience.
Garibaldi is a dance professor at ISU. She received a Fulbright Scholar grant to the Latvian Academy of Culture Department of Contemporary Dance in Riga, where she taught from February to June 2014. (more…)
Southeast Idaho residents and guests will again be able to enjoy the food and culture of the African continent at Idaho State University Africa Night 2015 on Jan. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
This year’s theme is “Shades of African Beauty.” (more…)
Idaho State University engineering, physical therapy researchers join effort to create an augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation
Researchers at Idaho State University are working to create a virtual reality system that will assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes or who have had an arm amputation.
The wearable goggles could potentially even help patients before they have a new prosthetic after an amputation or have use of their arms after a stroke. (more…)
‘Muslim/American, American/Muslim’ exhibit to open Jan. 12 at Idaho State University Davis Gallery; Opening reception Jan. 20
The “Muslim/American, American/Muslim” exhibit will open in Idaho State University’s John B. Davis Gallery on Jan. 12 and run until Jan. 30.
There will be an opening reception on Jan. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. where photographer Robert Gerhardt will give a lecture on his photographs. (more…)
‘Honoring the Legacy’ Martin Luther King Jr. events planned Jan. 15-19 at Idaho State University and Pocatello
A series of events “Honoring the Legacy” of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Jan. 15-19 at Idaho State University and in Pocatello, culminating in a march on the ISU campus on Jan. 19. (more…)
ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces supply of copper-67 isotope available for cancer and medical research
The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center is now making available the isotope copper-67 for medical and cancer research, announced Jon Stoner, IAC director of technical operations.
“We’ve developed a proprietary process for making a valuable isotope for cancer diagnostics and therapy known as copper-67,” Stoner said. “Our product has undergone initial radiolabel testing at City of Hope Cancer Research Center with their anti-CEA antibody with excellent preliminary results.” (more…)
Malwina Chaczko was born in Jawor, Poland, and moved to the United States as a high school exchange student. She graduated from Frisco High School in Frisco, Texas, in 2007.
From there she decided to pursue her interest in science and engineering, more specifically nuclear and mechanical engineering. Chaczko applied to the top nuclear engineering schools in the country including Idaho State University, which offered her a full-ride scholarship. (more…)