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ISU Anderson Center/Project WISE to host National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; event includes film screening, discussion

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 23rd, 2010

The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center and project WISE (Women's Issues and Sexual Empowerment) invites the public to join them when they talk about youth and HIV/AIDS prevention on March 12. (more…)

ISU student Lisa Johnson receives ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the February 23rd, 2010

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) will present Lisa M. Johnson, student at the Idaho State University, with the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers on March 2 during the 2010 ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

Johnson is only one of two dental hygiene students nationally to receive the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship. (more…)

Idaho State University dental hygiene students shine during Give Kids a Smile project; set Feb. 26-27 this year

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 22nd, 2010

Members of the Idaho State University Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association have received top national honors for an upcoming community project, Give Kids a Smile on Feb. 26-27, to provide underserved children with oral health care at no cost. (more…)

A party so big only the dome can hold it! Medicine Ball benefit set April 1 at ISU

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 22nd, 2010

Save the date April 1, no fooling… come have a ball!

The Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency Program will host the "Medicine Ball" in Holt Arena, a casual evening of delicious food, no-host bars and live music.

The event will feature four bands and 30 restaurants.  Participants can enjoy the sounds of "Slapdash,"  "Band on Demand," "Elvis Has Left the Building" and "Somewhere in the Middle."

Dining options include fine dining at "Canopy's Restaurant" by Chartwells, 6 p.m., $100 per person; casual dining at "Tavern on the Turf," 6:30 p.m., $35 per person; or "Cookie's Place" for dessert and dancing, 8 p.m., $10. The masters of ceremony are Mike Sanders, Naeem Rahim and Fahim Rahim (the "Drs. Rahim"), and Howard Burnett. (more…)

Food availability plays major role in obesity note studies by Idaho State University professor Rasmussen

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the February 19th, 2010

The obesity epidemic cannot be blamed on people's genetic makeup, but can be pinned to environmental factors, suggests a variety of studies by Idaho State University associate professor of psychology Erin Rasmussen.

Rasmussen, with the help of ISU undergraduate and graduate students, is studying the epidemic from several different angles and has also completed some studies of drugs that may someday be used in the United States to fight the malady.

"There has been an increase in prevalence of obesity the last 30 years, although those rates have begun to level off a bit," Rasmussen said. "It's a problem globally, too, not just here in the United States. The increase in obesity rates appears to be caused by environmental factors." (more…)

Nontraditional occupations for women to be showcased at ISU Women and Work Conference

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 17th, 2010

The Center for New Directions at Idaho State University is presenting the 10th annual Women & Work Conference on Wednesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

ISU Wind Ensemble, Concert Band to perform in Jensen Grand Concert Hall on Feb. 26

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 17th, 2010

On Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. the Idaho Stare University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform in Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University Campaign College Feb. 19 to empower students to run for office

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 17th, 2010

Idaho State University was selected as one of 10 Campaign College sites in the United States and will offer a day-long training Friday, Feb. 19, which teaches young women and men on how to run for and win student government positions at their schools.

The event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rendezvous Conference Suite in the Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex. (more…)

ISU Event Calendar, Feb. 17-March 6

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 17th, 2010

February 17, 2010

ISU Coming Events:

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at Information about ISU athletic events is available at The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620.


•Wednesday, February 17

ISU-Idaho Falls Career Fair: Meet Faculty and advisers to help determine your potential Major. Representatives will range from two year to graduate programs. Even will be held from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Bennion Student Union Building Second floor. (more…)

Idaho State University partners with U.S. Census Bureau to achieve a complete, accurate 2010 Census

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, Research by taylandy on the February 16th, 2010

Idaho State University is committed to its partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to achieve a complete and accurate count of the U.S. population in 2010. The partnership is part of a larger effort by the Census Bureau to increase participation in the 2010 Census.

 “As a higher education institution dedicated to helping our students shape the future, I am committed to ensuring each student understands the importance of participating in the 2010 Census,” said Stacey Giokas, ISU census coordinator. (more…)

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