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Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy provides innovative approach to rural health care in Arco

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 20th, 2014

Bengal Pharmacy, LLC, owned by the Idaho State University Foundation, opened Idaho’s first-ever full-service telepharmacy on June 20 in Arco, Idaho. The pharmacy, in partnership with the Lost Rivers Medical Center, will utilize innovative technology to provide critical health care access to one of the state’s many rural communities, while also providing hands-on experience for ISU’s pharmacy students. (more…)

Idaho State University to increase and enhance safety and security measures on campuses

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 19th, 2014

As a result of an ongoing security assessment, Idaho State University will begin implementing additional safety and security measures across the ISU system. This is expected to be a multiphase process, which will initially include arming highly-trained, on-campus University officers. (more…)

Idaho State University Summer Institute for Piano and Strings runs June 23-27

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 18th, 2014

For the first time at Idaho State University, the School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters will hold the Summer Institute for Piano and Strings where advanced music students in grades 8 through 12 will learn, rehearse and perform music from ISU’s faculty from June 23 to 27. (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…)

Idaho State University’s Women’s Rodeo Team ranked No. 1 heading into nationals

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 12th, 2014

The Idaho State University Rodeo Team is having another stellar year. The women’s team is ranked No. 1 in its region and the nation heading into the College National Finals Rodeo June 15-21 in Casper, Wyo. (more…)

ISU’s Red Hill “I” demolition is underway

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

Work widening the access road to the Idaho State University Red Hill “I” has gone faster than anticipated so the demolition of the “I” began June 10. (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 stuttering clinic takes holistic approach to treatment, “First of its Kind”

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

An intensive interprofessional fluency clinic being offered at Idaho State University this summer will use a more holistic approach for working with people who stutter, taking into account the emotional tolls they face. (more…)

Idaho State University researchers, partners employ unmanned aircraft systems to detect threats to crops in Southeast Idaho

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

Idaho State University is leading a research project that will use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to create new methods of addressing agricultural crop threats in potato fields. (more…)

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