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NASA/ISU RECOVER Program to be expanded to cover most western states; Project has broad range of uses for natural disaster recovery

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the August 15th, 2014

Firefighters battling the 100-square-mile plus Big Cougar wildfire in Idaho are already using GIS-satellite imagery decision support system designed by Idaho State University’s GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Training and Research Center and NASA to help with planning wildfire recovery. (more…)

Free Orange and Black Packs available for homes, businesses to help welcome students

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the August 13th, 2014

Homes and businesses that want to show their support for Idaho State University can sign up to receive a free Bengals decoration package.

Window painting and banner/sign services are also available.

The Welcome Back Orange and Black Packs contain Go Bengals posters, window clings, table tents and stickers. To get one, go to www.iloveisu.com and sign up. (more…)

Idaho State University Psychology Professor Xu studies how self-expansion affects physical activity

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the August 8th, 2014

Residents from Pocatello and surrounding areas will be participating in a study that will track their exercise and measure how self-expansion influences their physical activity. (more…)

ISU nurse residency program helps rural hospitals retain nurses

Posted in Academics, Featured, People by taylandy on the July 30th, 2014

When 29-year-old Rachel Schonbachler landed her first nursing job at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, Oregon last September, she was thrilled. (more…)

Idaho State University receives Nuclear Regulatory Production license to produce isotopes for cancer research

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 28th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Idaho Accelerator Center has achieved a milestone in nuclear medicine that promises hope to cancer patients. Scientists at the Center have used linear accelerators to produce isotopes that now can be assessed in the treatment of cancer. (more…)

Red Hill trails to open to the public

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the July 25th, 2014

Trails on the west side of Red Hill, including the Portneuf Greenway trail, will be re-opened to the public on Friday afternoon July 25. (more…)

ISU student-athletes bike across Idaho to honor coach

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the July 24th, 2014

ISU track athletes Mattie Mulick and Norah Parkinson will finish their 670 mile bicycle ride across Idaho to honor their former coach, Jackie Poulson with a group ride and barbecue July 26 at Davis Field on the ISU campus in Pocatello. (more…)

ISU historians, political scientists participate in effort to understand benefits of Portneuf River Watershed and help form management decisions

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 23rd, 2014

Idaho State University social scientists are involved in a statewide study devoted to finding practical solutions to some of Idaho’s most important environmental challenges, including locally managing the Portneuf River watershed. (more…)

Idaho State University receives major federal grant to screen for traumatic brain injuries and assist TBI survivors

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 17th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has been awarded a $1 million grant to screen Idahoans for traumatic brain injury and renew efforts to establish a statewide trust fund to temporarily assist TBI survivors and their families. (more…)

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…)

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