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Gender and the Episcopal Church subject of ISU presentation

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the October 17th, 2007

Gender and religious issues will be the subject of a free public presentation at Idaho State University on Oct. 18 at noon in the Heritage Room of the ISU Pond Student Union Building. (more…)

Award-winning author Matthiessen to speak at ISU Oct. 19

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 17th, 2007

Award-winning author, naturalist and wilderness writer Peter Matthiessen will speak at Idaho State University on Friday, Oct. 19.

Matthiessen’s address, titled “A Naturalist’s Impressions of the Wildman,” will include the author’s insights about Yeti and Sasquatch. It will start at 7:30 p.m. at Goranson Hall on the Pocatello campus’ Fine Arts Building, and be followed by a question and answer session and a book signing. The ISU Bookstore will have a table stocked with Matthiessen’s titles. (more…)

Activist Yassen to speak on violence, crisis internvention at ISU conference

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 17th, 2007

Activist Janet Yassen, who promotes individual and social collaboration between trauma survivors and their communities, will deliver the plenary presentation “Crisis Intervention with Victims of Violence: Theory and Practice” at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. in the Little Wood River Suite at Idaho State University’s Pond Student Union Building. (more…)

ISU to host teleconference, motorcycle rally in recognition of World Food Day

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 15th, 2007

Idaho State University will offer a teleconference on the global perspective of hunger in recognition of the 24th annual World Food Day, observed Tuesday, Oct. 16. ISU will be part of a worldwide group viewing the broadcast. Participants may join from 10 to 11 a.m. in the basement of the Eli M. Oboler Library, Room B-66. Continuing education credits will be available to health professionals. (more…)

ISU, Idaho Food Bank to host Eastern Idaho Hunger Summit Oct. 19

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 12th, 2007

As Laura Vailas, Ph.D., travels through Idaho speaking on hunger in the state, she notices many lack knowledge of this fundamental problem.

“When I go out and speak to people about hunger in southeast Idaho, they are usually shocked to hear how much hunger exists in their own backyard,” said Vailas. “Nearly 15 percent of Idaho's population is food insecure, and 3.7 percent actually experience hunger. We simply must do something about this.”

To promote hunger awareness, the Idaho State University Department of Health and Nutrition and the Idaho Food Bank will cosponsor the Eastern Idaho Hunger Summit in the Pond Student Union Building's Wood River Room Friday, Oct. 19. (more…)

Idaho Conference on Health Care to run Oct. 24-26

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 12th, 2007

The newly created Governor’s Select Committee on Health Care will hold the first of several regional meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building in conjunction with the ISU Kasiska College of Health Professions 20th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care running Oct. 24-26. (more…)

Governor’s Select Committee on Health Care slates first regional meeting in Pocatello Oct. 24

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

The Office of Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter issued the following press release on Oct. 11: 

(BOISE) – The newly created Governor’s Select Committee on Health Care will be in Pocatello on October 24th for the first of several regional meetings to gather public comments on health-care issues.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24th, in the Salmon River Suite on the second floor of the Pond Student Union Building at the Idaho State University. The findings and recommendations of the Governor’s Health Care Summit, which was conducted in August, will be available for review. (more…)

Noted director to lead prep Choral Invitational Festival Concert

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 11th, 2007

The Idaho State University music department will present the 22nd Choral Invitational Festival Concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Memorial Service for Les Roh scheduled Nov. 3 in Idaho Falls

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

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Les Roh is scheduled to be held in Idaho Falls Nov. 3. The service will be at 10 a.m. in the Bennion Student Union Building at ISU-Idaho Falls. (more…)

International Night festivities on tap Oct. 20 in PSUB

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 11th, 2007

“A Global Journey of Culture” is the theme of the Idaho State University 2007 International Night Celebration scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. (more…)

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