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ISU CW HOG Pig Out picnic set for Sept. 13

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the September 8th, 2014

All are invited to celebrate 33 years of outdoor adventure at the annual CW HOG Pig-Out dinner and picnic Saturday, Sept. 13, from 4 to 10 p.m. at Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello. (more…)

ISU Minshall Lecture in Ecology on Sept. 18 features ecologist Kirk Winemiller

Posted in Academics, Events, People, Research by taylandy on the September 5th, 2014

Kirk Winemiller, Regents Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University, will deliver the G.W. Minshall Lecture in Ecology, an annual lecture series presented by the Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences.

His lecture is entitled “Functional Traits, Convergent Evolution, and a Periodic Table of Niches” and it will be delivered in Room 10 of the ISU Department of Biological Sciences Lecture Center on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. (more…)

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

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the September 5th, 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…)

Idaho State University professors develop prototype history phone app for Yellowstone National Park

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

Idaho State University history professors are developing a mobile application to show the cultural and environmental history of Yellowstone National Park.

“We are close to Yellowstone and the app presents a great way for us to connect to the history of it,” said Yolonda Youngs, assistant professor of history. (more…)

Idaho State University student holiday card contest open; top prize $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 13

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the September 3rd, 2014

Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.

The contest winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and the runner up a $500 cash prize. The winning entry will appear on the University holiday card, which is sent to thousands of University family members and supporters. (more…)

11th annual reunion for retired Idaho State University employees is Oct. 29 at Juniper Hills Country Club

Posted in Events by taylandy on the September 3rd, 2014

The 11th Annual Reunion for the ISU family of faculty and staff retirees will be Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Juniper Hills Country Club. All retired ISU faculty and staff and spouses as well as spouses of deceased retirees are invited to attend.

No-host social activities start at 5:30 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. by a buffet dinner consisting of prime rib, champignon chicken, salad, fruits, vegetables and dessert. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History announces its fall 2014 programs

Posted in Academics, Events, Exhibits, Featured, People by taylandy on the September 2nd, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will be offering classes to K-sixth grade students this fall.

There are two main programs: the Museum Rangers and the Art of Natural History.

Museum Rangers uses fun hands-on activities and behind-the-scenes tours to offer children the chance to learn about the different aspects of museum work. The Art of Natural History will allow kids to explore their creative side with natural history themed arts and crafts.

Museum Rangers classes are $20 per class and the Art of History classes are $25 each. A full class schedule is listed below. (more…)

Pocatello doctor takes photos of child labor workers in Nepal, now on display at Idaho State University

Posted in Events, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the August 28th, 2014

The Idaho State University John B. Davis Gallery will feature a new photography exhibition of child labor workers in Nepal opening Sept. 3 titled “The Face of Hope.” (more…)

Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center set for Sept. 9 through November

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the August 28th, 2014

Get your hearing checked for free Sept. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.

Free screenings are also set for Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. Hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary, and clinicians will see adults, teens and children as young as 3 years old.
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Idaho State University PPSA Run for the Health of It event set Sept. 14 in Boise

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise, People, Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 27th, 2014

Lace up your shoes and hit the Boise greenbelt Sunday, Sept. 14 for the annual Run for the Health of It 5k sponsored by the Professional Pharmacy Student Association at the Idaho State University—Meridian Health Science Center.

The event begins at 1:30 p.m. at the west entrance to Veterans Memorial Park at State Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway. To register, go to www.runsignup.com or click here. (more…)

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