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Psychology doctoral colloquium set Dec. 8

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 28th, 2006

John Krogh, Idaho State University candidate for a doctorate in clinical psychology, will give his doctoral dissertation colloquium “Personal and social influences: Internal and external factors in predicting intentions to seek professional psychological help” at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in Room 501 of Garrison Hall on the ISU Pocatello campus.

Light refreshments will be served. All interested members of the university and professioanl communities are invited.

For more information, contact the psychology department at 282-2129.

ISU law enforcement open house scheduled Dec. 9

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

The Idaho State University law enforcement program will host an open house on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Building, 1480 Barton Road, in Pocatello. This is a free event and all community members are invited to attend.The open house will provide activities for all ages. (more…)

ISU choirs to sing Dec. 1

Posted in Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

The Idaho State University Choirs will present a Holiday Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

ISU Concert ChoirDr. Scott E. Anderson, director of choral activities, will conduct the ISU Chamber Choir and ISU Concert Choir, while professor Kathleen Lane will conduct the ISU Women’s Choir.  The three University choral groups will perform a wide variety of seasonal choral works in  the acoustically outstanding Jensen Grand Concert Hall.


ISU alumna honored as Dental Hygienist of the Year

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

It’s not the cover of the Rolling Stone, but having her picture on the cover of the November issue of Modern Hygienist magazine works just fine for Lisa Higbee, an Idaho State University alumna and dental hygienist for dentist D. Michael Sutton in Pocatello.

Lisa HigbeeEarlier this fall, Higbee was chosen as the 2006 BreathRx® Hygienist of the Year by Discus Dental and was awarded a $5,000 prize for that honor.

Winning the award and gracing the cover of one of her favorite professional publications has been, in her words, “amazing.” Higbee, who graduated from ISU’s dental hygiene program in 1986, was one of 500 nominees/entries for the award. Judges whittled that number down to 10 finalists. Those finalists were interviewed over the phone, and Higbee made the cut to the final five and was flown to Beverly Hills to be interviewed. (more…)

ISU ‘A Season of Note’ series to present Acoustic Eidolon

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

Acoustic EidolonThe duo Acoustic Eidolon and its international musical guests will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center as part of Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series.

Acoustic Eidolon is comprised of Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire who combine their music talents. Scott plays a custom acoustic guitar, the double neck guitjo, an instrument he invented. Alkire performs on the classic cello. The duo will welcome their friends, Thomas Loefke, renowned Celtic harpist from Berlin, Germany, and fiddler/whistler player Claire Sherry from Dublin, Ireland.

The show will feature Acoustic Eidolon’s trademark sounds and the artists will combine their multicultural influences to create a mix of classical, folk, Celtic and “World” music.Acoustic Eidolon has performed at acclaimed venues around the world such as Saint Paul’s Cathedral (more…)

Crop ’til You Drop Scrapathon set Dec. 1

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

The Associated Students of Idaho State University Program Board will present its first Bengal Crop ’til You Drop Scrapathon scrapbooking night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the Pond Student Union Building Wood River Room. (more…)

ASISU Program Board to present The Format concert Dec. 7

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

The FormatThe Associated Students of Idaho State University Program Board is proud to present The Format live in concert in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Dec. 7.

Special guest Lydia will perform at 7 p.m., followed by The Format. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are on sale online at, or in person at the PSUB Information Desk, at Budget Tapes and Records in Pocatello, the Bennion Student Union Building at University Place in Idaho Falls and CD World in Idaho Falls.

“The Big Concerts Committee and the Program Board have been working hard and are very excited to bring this fun indie-rock band to Idaho State University,” said Hillary Hughes, ASISU Program Board chair. “They have a unique sound, whose fan base seems to be growing and growing. They are beginning their tour with All American Rejects right after they play at Idaho State.”

Ticket prices are $12 for the general public and $8 for ISU students, faculty and staff. Seating is limited.

For more information, contact the ASISU Program Board, (208) 282-3451.

ISU to offer adult reading, writing, math classes in Blackfoot

Posted in Academics by taylandy on the November 21st, 2006

Idaho State University will offer a new session of adult reading, writing and math classes starting in January in Blackfoot. These classes are useful in improving skills for a new or better job, completing a GED, or helping children with their homework.

All students must be registered and pre-tested to be able to attend classes. Blackfoot class registration and pre-testing will take place Dec. 4–21, as well as Jan. 2–4.  The office will be closed the week of Dec. 25 through Dec. 28 for the holidays. (more…)

Executive in residence lectures pharmacy students

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the November 17th, 2006

Dr. David Nelson lectures at ISU.Idaho State University College of Pharmacy alumnus Dr. David Nelson, who has worked for Eli Lilly for 16 years, shared his experiences and wisdom with pharmacy students, faculty and staff Nov. 13-14.

Nelson, the College of Pharmacy’s fall 2006 executive in residence, graduated from ISU in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Colorado in 1976. An expert in neuropharmacology, Nelson is a Lilly Research Fellow. (more…)

ISU engineering honor society inducts new members

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 16th, 2006

The Idaho Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society in the ISU College of Engineering, has inducted eight new members this fall.

The inductees include one senior and five juniors: Eric V. Rawlins, Pocatello; Jason P. Andrus, Chubbuck; Jeffrey D. Molitor, Pocatello; Teddy Sedalor, Accra, Ghana; Chase N. Taylor, Pocatello; and Tyler J. White, Pocatello. In addition, assistant professors of engineering Dr. Dan Tappan and Dr. Steve Chiu were initiated as Eminent Engineers. (more…)

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