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Idaho State University signs cooperation agreement with autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the July 11th, 2014

Idaho State University has signed a cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

The agreement enables the exchange of students and faculty in the health science programs, enabling them to study community medicine from a global perspective. This collaborative effort is designed to broaden the academic, professional and cultural perspectives of the participants. (more…)

Idaho State University begins construction of Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories

Posted in Academics, Featured, ISU-Boise, People, Research by taylandy on the June 24th, 2014

Idaho State University officially broke ground June 24 on The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories (TVAPL) at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
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Idaho Biomedical Research Network lands $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant, Idaho State University among institutions receiving funding

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the June 23rd, 2014

The statewide Idaho IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. (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 Ph.D. in English, Teaching of English featured in MLA report

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

Idaho State University’s doctoral degree in English and the Teaching of English was featured as an innovative doctoral program in a report released in May by the Modern Language Association.

The Report of the MLA Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature pointed to ISU’s program as one of four in the United States that have anticipated changes needed in the field. (more…)

Idaho State’s Bachelor in Health Science degree ranked in the nation’s top 25

Posted in Academics, Featured by taylandy on the June 6th, 2014

TheBestSchools.org says Idaho State University’s Bachelor in Health Science degree is one of the best in the country, ranking No. 20 on a list of the top 25. (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…)

Idaho State University Student Dietetics Organization wins national honor for developing community workshop

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the May 21st, 2014

The Idaho State University student dietetics and consumer science organization is the first-place recipient of the National Professional Project award from Phi Upsilon Omicron, the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences. (more…)

Idaho State University students and faculty team up to create Rock Walk internet app

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the May 21st, 2014

Students and a faculty member in an Idaho State University Civil Engineering Technology program teamed up with the ISU GIS Training and Research Center and ISU Facilities Services to create a mobile map of the ISU Centennial Rock Walk that is accessible on smart phones. (more…)

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