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Compatibility of evolution, creation topic of presentation Feb. 20

Posted in Uncategorized by hueganth on the February 20th, 2007

The Idaho State University Department of Geosciences and the Idaho Museum of Natural History welcome Patricia Kelley to campus for a presentation titled “Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible?” scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the College of Education Auditorium.

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College of Engineering noting ‘Engineers Week’ Feb. 18-24

Posted in Events by hueganth on the February 20th, 2007

The Idaho State University College of Engineering is marking Engineers Week 2007 running Feb. 18-24 with educational outreach to the community and a banquet.

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Noted author to address man, nature, climate change March 1

Posted in Blogroll, Events by hueganth on the February 20th, 2007

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the book “Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change” will give a lecture on the same topic at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Institute of Rural Health again named mental-health ‘outreach partner’

Posted in Uncategorized by hueganth on the February 20th, 2007

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has been selected for the second time as the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outreach Partner for Idaho.

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Transitions course to help those who’ve been out of school for a while

Posted in Academics by hueganth on the February 20th, 2007

This spring, the Idaho State University College of Technology General Education Department will be conducting a transitions course to help GED graduates and community members, with high school diplomas and who have been out of the educational system for a while, to get into college.

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Friedley, Neiwerth schedule faculty concert Feb. 19 in ISU’s Jensen Hall

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by hueganth on the February 15th, 2007

Geoffrey Friedley, assistant voice professor at Idaho State University, and Mark Neiwerth, adjunct professor at ISU, are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Jospeh C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Physics department to host ‘Science Olympiad’ at ISU Feb. 17

Posted in Events by hueganth on the February 15th, 2007

The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on the ISU campus on Feb. 17. Sixth- through ninth-grade students from all over eastern Idaho will represent their schools and communities and compete in teams in a variety of science competitions.

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Youth-suicide prevention workshops set for April

Posted in Events by hueganth on the February 15th, 2007

The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health and TeleHealth Idaho will host a Youth Suicide Prevention Virtual Grand Rounds Series in April. Each session will begin at 10 a.m. MST or 9 a.m. PST.
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Chemistry professor develops sensor to quickly detect cyanide in drinking water

Posted in Uncategorized by hueganth on the February 13th, 2007

Idaho State University chemistry professor Dr. Jeffrey Rosentreter has helped developed a new “real-time” method of detecting cyanide in drinking water and other sources, offering numerous advantages over existing technology.Dr. Jeffrey Rosentreter

The device was designed for anti-terrorism detection of cyanide and, once it can be mass-produced, it could be put to immediate use by U.S. troops. It will also have applications to monitor cyanide produced by mining and manufacturing operations that annually produce some 1.4 million tons of cyanide worldwide. The new device has both safety and security applications.

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Prolo, ISU financial vice president, to retire June 30

Posted in Uncategorized by hueganth on the February 13th, 2007

A second career at Idaho State University lasted longer than planned and exceeded expectations for Ken Prolo, ISU vice president for financial services and assistant professor of management, who has announced that he will retire June 30.

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