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Idaho State University to increase and enhance safety and security measures on campuses

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 19th, 2014

As a result of an ongoing security assessment, Idaho State University will begin implementing additional safety and security measures across the ISU system. This is expected to be a multiphase process, which will initially include arming highly-trained, on-campus University officers. (more…)

Eighth annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament set June 22

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

The eighth annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament will be June 22 at 2 p.m. at Hooligans in Pocatello.

The event, which raises scholarship money for student veterans attending Idaho State University, honors local Army soldier Sgt. Blake Stephens who was killed in Iraq in 2007 by a roadside bomb. Stephens often played foosball at the local establishment. (more…)

Idaho State University Summer Institute for Piano and Strings runs June 23-27

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

For the first time at Idaho State University, the School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters will hold the Summer Institute for Piano and Strings where advanced music students in grades 8 through 12 will learn, rehearse and perform music from ISU’s faculty from June 23 to 27. (more…)

Biennial Idaho State Convention of American Association of University women set June 27-29 at Idaho State University

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the June 16th, 2014

Interested persons are invited to attend the Biennial Idaho State Convention of the American Association of University Women at Idaho State University in Pocatello on June 27-29 in the Salmon River Suite of the Pond Student Union Building. (more…)

Idaho State University Physics to offer Water Rocket Festival June 28-29

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the June 16th, 2014

Students and faculty of the Idaho State University Department of Physics will offer a free water rocket workshop in Tydeman Park at Eighth Avenue and East Young Street in Pocatello on June 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. (more…)

ISU Infant Vocal Development Lab hopes to find earlier intervention of language disorders; volunteers needed

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 13th, 2014

“Bah-bah-bah.” “Ah.” “Eww.” “Gaa.”

The sounds infants make and caregivers’ report of their interactions with babies are the focus of the new Idaho State University Infant Vocal Development Laboratory, where researchers will be studying the sounds made by infants from 7 to 18 months of age, and the infants’ interactions with caregivers.

The focus of the new lab is to lay the groundwork for deeper understanding of speech and language development, and perhaps make possible the early detection and treatment of disorders. (more…)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors ISU-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the June 12th, 2014

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider has been designated a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

The Academy notified her May 29. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Women’s Rodeo Team ranked No. 1 heading into nationals

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 12th, 2014

The Idaho State University Rodeo Team is having another stellar year. The women’s team is ranked No. 1 in its region and the nation heading into the College National Finals Rodeo June 15-21 in Casper, Wyo. (more…)

ISU’s Red Hill “I” demolition is underway

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 10th, 2014

Work widening the access road to the Idaho State University Red Hill “I” has gone faster than anticipated so the demolition of the “I” began June 10. (more…)

Four Idaho State University faculty, Bajracharya, Blanton, Cole and Schou, receive Fulbright Awards; will head to Germany, Canada, Nepal and New Zealand

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 5th, 2014

Four Idaho State University faculty have been selected for Fulbright Scholar and Specialists awards this spring.

They are geomatics Professor Rajendra Bajracharya, dietetics Assistant Professor Cynthia Blanton, physics Professor Philip Cole and informatics Professor Corey Schou. They will be going to Nepal, Canada, Germany and New Zealand, respectively. (more…)

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