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ISU Department of Counseling to host seminar at ISU-Meridian

Posted in Events by taylandy on the September 16th, 2009

The Idaho State University Department of Counseling will host a seminar on psychopharmacology and neurobiology this fall at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center. The seminar will occur on Oct. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Topics for the conference will include basic concepts in neurological development, the impact of the diabetes and obesity epidemic on mental well-being, new strategies in the treatments for depression, the role and treatment of addiction in Axis I and Axis II illness, and many more. (more…)

Idaho State University counseling department to host seminar in Pocatello on cyber-bullying

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the September 16th, 2009

The Idaho State University Department of Counseling will host a seminar on cyber-bullying from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1-2 at the Rendezvous Complex, Rooms A and B, on the ISU campus.

Topics for the conference will include traditional bullying, teens and technology, cyber bullying, cyber-bullying intervention and many more. (more…)

Scientists from around the globe to gather at ISU for nuclear criticality safety research conference

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 16th, 2009

Idaho State University, U.S. Department of Energy and the Idaho National Laboratory will host an Organization Economic Co-operation and Development-Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD-NEA) workshop on “Future Criticality Safety Research Need” on Sept. 21-22 on Idaho State’s Pocatello campus.

The purpose of the workshop is to help the international nuclear criticality safety community identify future criticality safety research needs, so it will be better prepared to respond to those needs as future nuclear energy systems are developed.   

More than 100 scientists and engineers from the international community will attend the workshop in the Rendezvous Complex. International nuclear experts will identify the issues for the attendees to discuss (more…)

First Davis Gallery exhibit; closing reception for artist, artist lecture scheduled Sept. 18

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 16th, 2009

The first exhibition of fall 2009 at the John B. Davis Gallery of Idaho State University is “Patterns of Symbiosis” by visiting artist Paul LaJeunesse.

The display will run through Sept. 18 at the John B. Davis Gallery, with a closing reception for the artist Friday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.

This exhibition is part one of a two-part lecture series titled “Landscape – Observe and Recreate,” held by the ISU Department of Art and Pre-Architecture. The artist lecture will be Friday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. in Room 401 Fine Arts Building. (more…)

President, CEO Bernstein of Nobel Learning Communities to visit ISU as Executive-In-Residence

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 15th, 2009

George H. Bernstein, president and chief executive officer of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., will be on the Idaho State University campus Nov. 9-12 as a special guest lecturer for the College of Business Executive-In-Residence program.

During his ISU visit, Bernstein will share experiences from his distinguished business career, focusing on the education, retail and services industries, as well as his experience in turnaround situations. His schedule calls for appearances at College of Business classes in operations and production management, policy and management, managerial and cost accounting, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance. (more…)

Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility chooses two new projects, including one with Idaho State University

Posted in Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 14th, 2009

The following is from an INL News Release issued on Sept. 14, 2009 (contact information follows)

IDAHO FALLS — Two new research teams have been selected to perform experiments with the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) National Scientific User Facility (NSUF) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The NSUF program grants university-led scientific groups free access to the ATR — one of the world's premier research reactors — and other resources at INL and affiliated institutions.

Scientists from Idaho State University will lead one of the new experiments, and Drexel University will helm the other. The two projects, chosen from a pool of 15 applicants, bring the number of current User Facility experiments to 12. Six other projects were selected in 2008, the first year of awards, and four more were added in February 2009. (more…)

‘Government and Science’ topic of Sept. 22 presentation at ISU by Union of Concerned Scientists’ Michael Halpern

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 14th, 2009

“Government and Science” is the topic of a presentation by Michael Halpern of the Union of Concerned Scientists on Sept. 22 at the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The presentation is sponsored by the ISU Friends of Oboler Library (FOOL). Halpern is the scientific integrity program manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists.

A reception for Halpern will be held at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and his lecture at 7:15 p.m. Reservations are required to attend. Call Friends of Oboler Library at (208) 282-2997 to make a reservation. (more…)

Idaho State University 10th-day enrollment up 6.6 percent to 13,493

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the September 11th, 2009

Idaho State University posts a second consecutive increased fall enrollment. Fall 2009 10th-day enrollment figures indicate Idaho State University enrollment has increased 6.6 percent over last fall to 13,493 students, 840 more students than at the same time last year. (more…)

‘What’s Your Major Mojo’ theme of ISU Majors, Minors and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 23

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 11th, 2009

“What’s Your Major Mojo” is the theme of the ninth annual Idaho State University College Majors, Minors, and Graduate School Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Pond Student Union.

 Participants can learn about the variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered on the ISU campus.

The fair will be held in the lower level of the Pond Student Union, including in the Ballroom, Bengal Café and the Canoe Room. It is sponsored by ISU Career Center, Advising Center and Graduate School. (more…)

‘McI Love ISU’ scholarship fundraiser set Sept. 17 at a Pocatello McDonald’s Restaurant

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 11th, 2009

A brand new “I Love ISU” event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at the McDonald’s Restaurant in Pocatello at 831 Yellowstone Ave. (across from Fred Meyers) in Pocatello, which will hold its first “McI Love ISU Night.”

During this time “I Love ISU” leaders and volunteers will work the counters at this McDonald’s and 25 percent of the sales at this location will be donated to the “I Love ISU Campaign.” (more…)

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