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Art exhibit “Two x Three = Four Artists” will run May 3-27 at ISU

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

The Idaho State University Pond Student Union Transition Gallery is pleased to present “Dimensions: Two x Three=Four Artists,” featuring the work of Juliet Feige, Carla Jensen, Helen Livingston and Georgia Orwick.

An opening reception will be held on Monday, May 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Transition Gallery and the exhibit will be on display May 3-27. (more…)

ISU Veterans’ Sanctuary Program to host family day and barbecue

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

The Veterans’ Sanctuary Program and Armed Forces Veterans Club at Idaho State University would like to invite all veterans and military members in the area to a free barbecue and family day at the zoo on May 1 at Lower Ross Park. (more…)

ISU Oboler Library receives 700-volume donaton of Kackley Library

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

The 700-volume-plus library of Drs. Ellis and his son, Evan Kackley, of Soda Springs, was recently donated to the Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library.

The collection contains early medical education books, history titles, and numerous notebooks from the younger Evan Kackley’s medical education, announced Karen Kearns, head of special collections at the Library. Also included are notebooks from Evan Kackley’s wife, Lois, who studied nursing. (more…)

Idaho lawmakers appropriate $1 million for new dental clinic at Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center

Posted in ISU-Boise by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

The Idaho Legislature has adopted legislation that will provide $1 million for an advanced dental residency clinic in Meridian.

House Bill 711, which was recently signed by Gov. Otter, contains funding for construction at Idaho State University’s new health science center in Meridian. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Michele Brumley lands $164,000 NIH grant to study motor coordination

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

Idaho State University’s Michele Brumley, an assistant professor of Experimental Psychology, has been awarded a $164,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.  The funded project will examine the development of motor coordination during infancy in newborn rats, and has implications for the treatment of human infants born with motor or neurological problems. (more…)

Nine Idaho State University alumni honored with 2010 Professional Achievement Awards

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the April 26th, 2010

Nine Idaho State University alumni representing seven colleges will be honored with Professional Achievement Awards at ISU commencement exercises on May 8 in Holt Arena.

They are Terry Melton, M.F.A., Salem, Ore., College of Arts and Sciences – Fine Arts and Humanities; John Bickmore, Ph.D., Rochester, New York, College of Arts and Sciences – Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Lynn Jensen, Ph.D., Arlington Heights, Ill., College of Arts and Sciences – Social Sciences; Peter Kole, Cleveland, Ohio, College of Business; Randy Jensen, American Falls, College of Education; Curtis Smith, Ph.D., Idaho Falls, College of Engineering; Randall Steven Hudspeth, Boise, Kasiska College of Health Professions; Gary Isom, Ph.D., West Lafayette, Ind., College of Pharmacy; and Joey “Delane” Anderson, American Falls, College of Technology. (more…)

Idaho State University mass communication students compete in district advertising/PR competition in Boise

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the April 21st, 2010

A small but energetic team of Idaho State University mass communication students will travel to Boise this weekend, April 23-24, to compete in the annual National Student Advertising Competition sponsored by the American Advertising Federation.

The District XI competition over the past few years has been held in Portland, Spokane and Bend, Ore., Yakima, Wash., and other locations.  This year it will be at the Boise Centre on the Grove in Boise, which makes travel easier and less expensive for the Idaho teams, since four of the 10 universities involved in the district contest are in Idaho. (more…)

Idaho State University student among winners in archaeology, historic month photo contest

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the April 21st, 2010

Idaho State University student Jessica Hawkes is one of the winners of the Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month Student Digital Photography Contest and Show. Hawkes was chosen as the third-place winner. (more…)

Idaho State University study suggests pollutants, not weather, cause increased prostate cancer in northerners

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the April 21st, 2010

The correlation between cold dry weather and an increased incidence of prostate cancer may be due to the effects of weather on pollutants.

Approximately one in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime, but the risk of cancer is higher in the north than the south. Idaho State University researchers, led by Sophie St-Hilaire, a research associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, suggest this pattern may be because organic pollutants, including some pesticides, precipitate out of the atmosphere at colder temperatures and thus may result in higher incidences of prostate cancer. (more…)

Idaho State University dance faculty member Zimmerly named Dance Educator of the Year

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 20th, 2010

Lauralee Zimmerly, associate lecturer in the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education and in the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been awarded the 2010 Northwest District University Dance Educator of the Year by the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

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