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Sen. Crapo to address 50th Idaho State Tax Institute set Nov. 6-7

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 31st, 2008

The 50th anniversary conference of the Idaho State Tax Institute will be held Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 in the Madeira Room of the Holiday Inn at 1399 Bench Road in Pocatello.

The event is sponsored by the Idaho State University College of Business, the Idaho State Bar Section of Taxation, Probate and Trust Law and the Idaho State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

More than 80 accountants and attorneys from throughout Idaho are expected to attend.

The conference will open at noon on Nov. 6. ISU President Arthur C. Vailas, Ph.D., will welcome the gathering and introduce Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) for an address on the tax policy outlook for the new U.S. Congress. (more…)

WeLead Research Symposium scheduled at ISU Nov. 5

Posted in Events, Research by taylandy on the October 31st, 2008

Idaho State University’s WeLead’s third annual research symposium is scheduled Nov. 5 in the Rendezvous Complex, Suite ABC.

It will be open to the public, and admission will be free. (more…)

ISU’s Urfer honored by Idaho Physical Therapy Association

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the October 29th, 2008

Idaho State University professor Alex Urfer, Ph.D., chair of the department of physical and occupational therapy has been honored with the 2008 J. Perry Silver Award. (more…)

Qwest donates $1.6 million of data-networking equipment to College of Technology

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 29th, 2008

Qwest recently donated approximately $1.6 million worth of data-networking equipment to Idaho State University’s Information Technology Systems program.

That gift was announced at a press conference on the ISU campus on Oct. 29. (more…)

ISU Department of English announces new Ph.D. program to begin fall 2009

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the October 28th, 2008

The Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State University has established a new Ph.D. program in English and the teaching of English that will be offered beginning fall 2009.

The program will offer the only Ph.D. in English in the state of Idaho. The program, which integrates the study of literature and English pedagogy, will train students for teaching careers in English at two- and four-year colleges and universities. (more…)

ISU Foundation recognizes employees for outstanding performance

Posted in Blogroll, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 28th, 2008

Four Idaho State University employees were recognized for their outstanding performance at the first annual ISU Foundation Development Dinner held recently in Pocatello. (more…)

ISU’s Institute of Emergency Management coordinates disaster training for rural hospitals

Posted in Blogroll, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 28th, 2008

Imagine this: A school bus collides with a tanker hauling pesticide along a county road in north Idaho, exposing children to the hazardous contents.

A truck hauling an unknown chemical crashes on I-84 near Mountain Home, erupting into flames and emitting toxic fumes.

How do emergency and health-care workers in rural Idaho prepare for such emergencies? How can they care for the injured while protecting themselves and their surroundings from contamination?

These questions will be the focus of five training sessions conducted in Idaho’s rural communities in November by the federal Center for Domestic Preparedness and coordinated by Idaho State University-Boise’s Institute of Emergency Management or IEM. (more…)

Former ISU pharmacy prof to present ‘The Mind or the Brain’ Phi Kappa Phi Scholarly Lecture

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 23rd, 2008

Former Idaho State University pharmacy professor Leslie Devaud, Ph.D., will give the presentation “The Mind or the Brain” as the ISU Phi Kappa Phi 2008 Scholarly Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Pond Student Union Building Salmon River Suite.

The overall topic of Devaud’s lecture will focus on the challenges of researching brain processes involved in addiction behaviors in the context of the mind versus the brain. (more…)

Warren Miller ski film at ISU Oct. 25

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2008

The ski film “Children of Winter” by Warren Miller will be shown in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building Bengal Theater at 1, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25. (more…)

Snow Expo/Pocatello Ski Swap set Oct. 24-26

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2008

The Snow Expo/Pocatello Ski Swap will be held Oct. 24-26 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building Ballroom and Bengal Café. (more…)

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