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ISU aircraft maintenance coordinator to retire after 28 years

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the June 11th, 2007

John Bakken, Aircraft Maintenance Technology program coordinator is retiring after 28 years of service at Idaho State University’s College of Technology. (more…)

Recruiters sought for ISU Pharmacy Fair

Posted in Events by taylandy on the June 11th, 2007

The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and the Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance (PPSA) are seeking additional recruiters to participate in the 2007 Pharmacy Recruiting Fair scheduled this fall. (more…)

ISU alumna creates foot-powered computer mouse

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 11th, 2007

Today, Dental R.A.T.s are being used to keep dental patients’ mouths clean; tomorrow foot-operated Remote Access Terminals developed by 1987 Idaho State University dental-hygiene alumna Becky (Friesen) Logue may be used in a variety of settings to improve worker efficiency and maintain cleanliness. By using their feet in a new way, many technicians and workers can become more handy. (more…)

IRH director ably assisted by service dog

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 11th, 2007

Sophie, a 3-1/2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, has flown more than 275,000 miles. She also has been a co-leader, in a specific sense, of the Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health, a powerhouse research center under the ISU Kasiska College of Health Professions.

The IRH is led by its director, Dr. Beth Hudnall Stamm, who in turn, is led by the aforementioned Sophie. Without the help from her assistance animal, Stamm could, quite literally, be lost. (more…)

‘Affluenza’ topic of ISU reading project

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the June 11th, 2007

The accumulation of stuff is a disease affecting most people in America, according to the book “Affluenza: An All-Consuming Epidemic.” The book is the subject of the Idaho State University reading project this year. (more…)

Olson-Elle named ISU Classified Employee of the Year

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 8th, 2007

Dana L. Olson-Elle, director of the Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center has been named Classified Employee of the Year for 2007. (more…)

Rodeo team to compete at nationals

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the June 8th, 2007

Three members of the Idaho State University Rodeo Team, ranked 21st in the nation, will compete at the College National Finals Rodeo June 10-16 in Casper, Wyo. (more…)

Research findings change understanding of central Idaho geology

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 8th, 2007

Kathleen Durk, an Idaho State University geological sciences undergraduate student, helped solve the mystery of the source for “ghost” zircon grains in Idaho’s Big Lost River system. Her findings fundamentally change understanding of the geological history of central Idaho. (more…)

President Vailas to appear on ‘Dialogue’ June 7

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 5th, 2007

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas is the featured guest on Idaho Public Television’s “Dialogue,” Thursday, June 7, at 8:30 p.m., (7:30 PST).

The program will run 30 minutes, and viewers can call in questions by dialing toll free 1-800-973-9800 during the program.

Vailas is expected to address numerous topics, including ISU’s statewide health-care mission, university research activity, energy development, and the importance of building strong community partnerships.

Dr. Marilyn Davis named College of Technology Dean

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 4th, 2007

Dr. Marilyn E. Davis was recently named Dean of the Idaho State University College of Technology, where she has been serving as the interim dean for the College since July 1, 2006. Prior to her return to Pocatello, Dr. Davis served as the Idaho State Board of Education Chief Academic Officer. (more…)

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