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Psychology colloquium set Aug. 28 at ISU’s Garrison House

Posted in Events by taylandy on the August 25th, 2009

Ashley Niemeyer, Idaho State University candidate for a doctorate in clinical psychology, will give her doctoral dissertation colloquium, “The Effects of Parental Involvement and Familismo on Resilience in Hispanic Adolescents” at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 in Garrison House Room 501 on the ISU Pocatello campus.

All interested members of the university community and community at large are invited.

ISU Institute of Rural Health’s Kirkwood nominated for Voice Award

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 24th, 2009

The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health’s Ann D. Kirkwood has been nominated for a Voice Award from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for exemplary service in the mental health field. (more…)

ISU Native American Business Administration program featured on diversity website

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the August 24th, 2009

The Idaho State Univerity College of Business Native American Business Administration program is being featured by America, The Diversity Place's online publication.

Diversity Place is a marketing and communications company and is traveling throughout the 48 states in the continental U.S. to report on “diversity in action” and “Multicultural Voices Across the Nation” for its online publication.

The Web-based publication is located at www.americadiversityplace.com. (more…)

New Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center expects to serve more than 700 students this fall

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the August 20th, 2009

The new Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center expects to serve a record number of students this fall with some 500 students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate health science programs.

ISU-Meridian will serve an additional 200 students through the University’s dual enrollment program for high school students and through specialized training programs for working professionals, according to Bessie Katsilometes, dean of academic programs. (more…)

Author of ‘Grizzly Wars’ David Knibb to speak at ISU

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the August 18th, 2009

David Knibb, author of  “Grizzly Wars: The Public Fight Over the Great Bear,” will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union, Salmon River Suite.

The free talk is open to the public. (more…)

G.I. Jobs lists Idaho State University as Military Friendly School

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the August 18th, 2009

Idaho State University is listed as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, which this week released its list for 2010.

The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students. Schools on the list range from state universities and private colleges to community colleges and trade schools. The common bond is their shared priority of recruiting students with military experience.

“We’re pleased to have made this list,” said Casey Santee, recruiter/coordinator for the new Idaho State University Veterans Sanctuary Program that is being implemented this fall. “We were put on it even before we started our new program, which we believe puts us to the forefront for serving veterans in the state of Idaho.” (more…)

Idaho State University biology professors Bowyer, Kie honored by Wildlife Society

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, ISU-Boise, Research by taylandy on the August 14th, 2009

Idaho State University biological sciences Professor and Chair Terry Bowyer and Professor John Kie have been honored by The Wildlife Society with a Wildlife Publications Award for an Outstanding Article for their paper “Effects of scale on interpreting life-history characteristics of ungulates and carnivores.”

Bowyer and Kie will be honored at the Wildlife Society’s 16th Annual Conference in Monterey, Calif., on Sept. 20. (more…)

ISU-Meridian offers online HIV/AIDS course for students and health professionals

Posted in Academics, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the August 12th, 2009

The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is offering an online course for students, medical providers and case managers who want to learn more about HIV and AIDS in Idaho. The class starts Aug. 24.

“We’ve designed the course for students and health professionals who are new to HIV and AIDs or who want to update their current level of knowledge,” said Judy Thorne, HIV education coordinator at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center. (more…)

ISU political science professor Nilson retires after 20 years serving University

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the August 12th, 2009

After “20 glorious years” Idaho State University political science associate professor Douglas Nilson is retiring with emeritus status.

“It has been an event-packed 20 years and an awful lot has happened,” said Nilson, who has contributed a great deal to the university, community and his profession. (more…)

ISU Bengal Dancers to host master class with Fred Odgaard on Aug. 20

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 12th, 2009

The Idaho State University Bengal Dancers will host a master class with Fred Odgaard on Thursday Aug. 20, in the Red Hill Building Dance Studio on the ISU Pocatello campus.

Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. The class will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  The cost is $15 or $10 with Bengal card.  It will be an advanced-level dance class for college, high school and advanced-level seventh and eighth graders. (more…)

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