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Idaho State University to build berm below Red Hill to address safety concerns below “I”

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the December 4th, 2013

Idaho State University officials announced that a berm will be built below the “I” on Red Hill beginning in the New Year. (more…)

Idaho State University Reed Gym parking lot closed as work is done on steam tunnel

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the November 1st, 2013

The Idaho State University Reed Gymnasium parking lot will remain closed for up to six weeks or longer as work is performed on a steam tunnel underneath the parking lot. (more…)

Working Women Business Symposium at Idaho State University Oct. 10 encourages economic development

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 7th, 2013

The Pocatello Small Business Development Center (SBDC) understands the importance of women’s contributions to the local economy. Each year, the Center offers the low-cost Working Women Business Symposium.

"Our goal is to provide inspiration, education and networking for local business women. We want to see more successful businesswomen in our community," said SBDC consultant Ann Swanson. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Experience Night set for Oct. 15

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 7th, 2013
MERIDIAN – Freshman Alissia Draper entered Idaho State University this fall with a new iPad in hand, and she has her mom to thank.

Alissia won the iPad at last year's ISU-Meridian Health Science Experience Night, which is an annual event offered to introduce Treasure Valley high school and college transfer students to ISU health science programs. (more…)

Wall Street Journal writes about Idaho State University management professor’s study on loudmouths in groups

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the October 4th, 2013

A study about the effects of "loudmouths" in groups, conducted by researchers from Idaho State University and the University of Utah, was recently discussed in an article by the Wall Street Journal. Alex Bolinger, assistant professor in the Department of Management, worked with his former dissertation adviser from the University of Utah, Bryan Bonner, on the study titled "Separating the Confident from the Correct." (more…)

ISU Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy finishes multi-center clinical trial of new medication for individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the October 4th, 2013

Idaho State University clinical associate professor of pharmacy, Tracy Pettinger, recently completed a collaborated, multi-center clinical trial of the new medication, Onglyza for patients with Type 2 diabetes. (more…)

Century High School to host ISU “Lasers, Light and Illusions” science demonstration Oct. 5

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2013

 The public is invited to a free science presentation "Lasers, Light and Illusions" at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 4 at Century High School Auditorium.

The show will feature multi-colored lasers, light pipes, color mixing, amazing illusions, and many other demonstrations, finishing with a laser light show set to music.  Everyone attending will be given a pair of "laser rainbow" glasses to keep.  All ages are welcome.  There will be some loud noises, which may be startling to small children.  (more…)

Idaho science and math teachers partner with Idaho State University for annual conference Oct. 4-5

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2013

The Idaho Science Teachers Association (ISTA), the Idaho Council of Teachers of Math (ICTM), and the Idaho Science, Math, and Technology Coalition (ISMTC), in partnership with Idaho State University, are holding their 2013 statewide annual fall conference at Century High School Oct. 4-5. (more…)

Idaho State University Department of Physics and Pocatello Kiwanis to host a ‘haunted science lab’ Oct. 26

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2013

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello, and the ISU Department of Physics will be hosting a "Haunted Science Laboratory" exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the old Carquest warehouse located at 1161 Wilson Ave. (more…)

ISU Department of Dental Hygiene receives grants; plans to offer services to Greenacres Elementary

Posted in Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the October 2nd, 2013

The Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene recently received grants from Idaho Power and the Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Idaho to purchase mobile dental equipment and start a school-based sealant program at Greenacres Elementary School.

The department will rotate two to four senior dental hygiene students and faculty weekly to implement the program and offer dental care to approximately 70 second-grade students in the spring of 2014. (more…)

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