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ISU Named Military Friendly School by GI Jobs Magazine

Posted in People, Uncategorized by franemil on the September 29th, 2014

GI Jobs Magazine has once again included Idaho State University on its list of Military-Friendly schools.
The list honors the top institutions in the nation that are doing the most to welcome and serve America’s veterans and their families. Services across Idaho State University were assessed, from veteran admission numbers to services offered at the Veterans Sanctuary.
The Veterans Sanctuary is a unique program at ISU that offers support for veterans returning to school. At the Sanctuary, student veterans and their family find an environment where they can be successful and feel at home, Sanctuary Director Todd Johnson said. (more…)

Idaho State University Foundation names new board members

Posted in Featured, People by taylandy on the September 29th, 2014

The Idaho State University Foundation announced the addition of three new board members during its annual meeting on the University’s Pocatello campus on Friday, Sept. 26: Michael J. Byrne, ‘73 and ‘75; Valerie Hoybjerg; and Thana Singarajah, ‘84 and ‘88. (more…)

ISU Central Academic Advising to host Majors and Minors Fair Oct. 15

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the September 29th, 2014

Idaho State University Central Academic Advising will host the annual ISU Majors and Minors Fair, “A Major A’Faire,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union. (more…)

Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Oct. 31 in Pocatello and Meridian

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

The 27th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 7th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium is Friday, Oct. 31 at Idaho State University in Pocatello. The conference is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom and will be broadcast live to Room 697 of the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center. (more…)

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library, Southeastern Idaho Public Health Receive $30,000 Award for Disaster Health Information Outreach

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

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library and the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department have received an award of $30,000 for a Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2014 from the National Library of Medicine. (more…)

Idaho State University, Idaho National Laboratory Nuclear Non-Proliferation Education Program Gaining Traction

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the September 26th, 2014

Nuclear non-proliferation education, particularly the safeguarding of nuclear materials, has become a specialty of Idaho State University working in conjunction with the Idaho National Laboratory at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls. (more…)

Volunteers needed for the 2014 Idaho State University Haunted Science Lab

Posted in Academics, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the September 25th, 2014

For the last three years, the ISU Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello, and the ISU Department of Physics have hosted a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to field trips from local schools, free of charge.

Volunteers from ISU and the Kiwanis Club have provided educational, engaging, spooky science fun with interactive science exhibits and activities. The Kiwanis Club has also reimbursed schools for busing costs. However, additional help is needed to ensure that this year’s exhibitions are a success. (more…)

Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 29 at Holt Arena

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the September 25th, 2014

Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?

Find answers to these questions and check the fit of your vehicle at the sixth annual CarFit event hosted by Idaho State University’s occupational therapy program, Monday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holt Arena parking lot. The free event focuses on driving safety and comfort for older drivers, but licensed drivers of all ages are welcome, say organizers. (more…)

Annual “I Love ISU” campaign raises $194,092.52 for scholarships

Posted in Events, Featured, People by franemil on the September 19th, 2014

The 2014 annual “I Love ISU” campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 18, raising $194,092.52 in pledges for scholarships for Southeast Idaho students. The ISU Foundation made the announcement during the after hours celebration in the Pond Student Union.

“The scholarship funds raised during this campaign will provide opportunities for our Bengals to further their education,” explained Kallee Valentine, ISU Foundation director of annual giving. “This campaign enables donors to support any program, department or college within the University.”The I Love ISU campaign raised more than $190,000 for student scholarships

Led this year by Dave Gates from the Pocatello Fire Department and Claudia Tremelling from Idaho Power, 18 teams and 175 volunteers from Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot and American Falls worked together to gather pledges through weeks of peer-to-peer contacts and other activities.

“Once again, I’m touched by the immense generosity of our community,” said ISU President Arthur C. Vailas. “I want to personally thank our donors and campaign volunteers for their continued support of our students.”

I Love ISU is a business-to-business fundraising campaign that connects the local economy with Idaho State University. Over the last 32 years, I Love ISU has raised millions of dollars for our local students.

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library, Southeastern Idaho Public Health receive $30,000 award for disaster health information outreach

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

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library and the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department have received an award of $30,000 for a Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2014 from the National Library of Medicine. (more…)

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