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Idaho State University Play2Train program named Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge finalist

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the March 9th, 2010

The U.S. Army Simulation and Training Technology Center named the Idaho State University "Play2Train" Second Life application produced by Rameshsharma Ramloll as a finalist for the inaugural Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge.

Ramloll is a research assistant professor for the Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health. The ISU program was one of nine finalists in the Government/Government Contractor category and is among the top three in the "skill building" category for the Government/Government Contractor stream. There were nine other finalists in the Non-Government category. A complete listing of finalists follows. (more…)

ISU Events, March 8-22

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 8th, 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. Your inquiries are welcomed.

Wednesday, March 10:

Idaho State University’s The Center of New Directions 10th annual Women & Work Conference: The Center for New Directions at Idaho State University is presenting its10th annual Women & Work Conference on Wednesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom. The keynote speaker’s presentation will be free to the public. The conference fee price is $20 for the general public and $9.50 for ISU students with a valid Bengal card. Limited scholarships are also available. Contact the Center for New Directions at 282-2454 to register or for more information. Registration forms and a conference scholarship application are available online at (more…)

ISU Institute of Rural Health’s Ann Kirkwood named to serve on national substance abuse/mental health steering committee

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the March 5th, 2010

Ann Kirkwood, senior research associate for Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health, has been named to serve on the Steering Committee for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health (ADS). (more…)

Idaho State University photojournalism class to do 24-hour photo essay about Pocatello area

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the March 4th, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, is going to be a long day for the Idaho State University students in Associate Professor Tom Terry’s photojournalism class.

On that day, more than two-dozen students will fan out across Pocatello, Chubbuck and immediately surrounding areas to capture a 24-hour photographic portrait of those communities.

“A lot of the photos will be just of people going about their daily lives, just like any regular day,” Terry said. “In fact that’s what we intend. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Feit awarded Lifetime Achievement award by ICA

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the March 4th, 2010

Idaho State University Interim Dean of the Kasiska College of Health Professions Stephen Feit has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement award by the Idaho Counseling Association for 2010. (more…)

ISU ‘A Season of Note’ series to present Los Angeles Guitar Quartet on March 13

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 4th, 2010

Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L. E. and Thelma H. Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Yvonne Perez to be Women and Work Conference keynote speaker

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the March 1st, 2010

This year’s Idaho State University's Women and Work Conference held on Wednesday, March 10, is the 10th conference presented by the ISU Center for New Directions.

In celebration of the anniversary, the Center is offering additional activities and raffle prizes including an Electronic Book Reader and a Netbook. 

Yvonne Perez will kick off the conference with her keynote address at 8:45 a.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Bengal Theatre. (more…)

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