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ISU-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide free flu and hepatitis vaccinations at Community Health Screening Oct. 29

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 18th, 2010

Uninsured and unable to afford medical care?

Idaho State University, Ada County, Central District Health, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare have partnered to bring free community health screenings to low-income Ada County residents.  Faculty and students from Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will conduct the screenings Friday, Oct. 29, 4-7 p.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2920 Cassia St., in Boise. (more…)

Idaho State University student Kari Rands’ poster chosen to help publicize Simplot Games

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the October 18th, 2010

Nine students in an Idaho State University graphics design class competed against each other and a professional advertisement agency, and ISU Kari Rand' poster was chosen to promote the 33rd annual Simplot Games, North America's largest prep track meet that is hosted at ISU.

"I competed against pros and they liked mine best," said Rands, a junior in the ISU James E. Rogers Department of Mass Communication who has an emphasis in advertising/public relations. "I’m stoked. It was definitely fun and definitely fun to see the real-world application of my work." (more…)

ISU Upcoming Events, Oct. 15-Nov. 13

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 15th, 2010

ISU Coming Events

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with  more complete information are available online at the website A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage 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 Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

 Friday, Oct. 15

• ISU Symphonic Band Concert: The Idaho State University Symphonic Band will perform a concert Friday, Oct. 15, 7:30-9 p.m, in Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for precollege and free for ISU students. No children under age 6 will be admitted into the concert. For ticket information call 282-3555 or visit (more…)

CW HOG annual showing of Warren Miller ski movie set at 1, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 6

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 15th, 2010

The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) will present the annual Warren Miller ski movie at 1, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov.6, in the Pond Student Union Theater.

This Miller movie is titled “Wintervention.” Proceeds support the CW HOG program. (more…)

Idaho State University Davis Gallery to feature B.F.A. senior exhibitions Oct. 18-29

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 15th, 2010

The fall 2010 Idaho State University Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition is scheduled Oct. 18-29 at the John B. Davis Gallery, located in the ISU Fine Arts Building.

 This exhibition will feature artists Mariann Bacharach, Ethan Chipman, Jordan Clinger and Chris Nelson. An opening reception for the artists will be held Monday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. 

The John B. Davis Gallery hours are Monday – Friday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (more…)

ISU students to compete to design Simplot Games poster

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2010

Before the Simplot Games place high school track stars toe-to-toe for the 33rd time, Idaho State University graphic design students will compete for the opportunity to publicize the international event.

This year for the first time, the games sponsors have challenged visual communication graphic design students in the ISU James E. Rogers Department of Mass Communication to create a winning publicity poster.  Nine students were given specific guidelines and requirements for the print publicity piece to be used in promotion of the games.  The students had access to medals and batons actually used in past events and photographs of previous athletes in action. (more…)

Idaho State University students, researchers use Wii, other digital games as classroom tools

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the October 14th, 2010

Aspiring undergraduate teacher education students in the Idaho State University College of Education are learning how to use digital games such as the Wii, to make a difference in the lives of the students they will teach.

Students are exploring the instructional benefits of digital games as knowledge, skill, and dispositional learning tools for K-12 learners. Not only are students playing the games, they are considering how to write lesson plans and how to implement appropriate games into their teaching. The students using the games are in EDUC 311, “Integration of Technology,” a core class in the teacher education program, along with students in the nationally recognized undergraduate business education program and in ISU’s Department of Sport Science and Physical Education. (more…)

‘America and the Challenge of Global Issues’ topic of ISU history department presentation Oct. 18

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2010

 "America and the Challenge of Global Issues: Then (the Age of Jefferson) and Now (the Age of the Internet)" will be topic of an Idaho State University history department presentation at noon Oct. 18 in Room 324 of the Liberal Arts Building. (more…)

Idaho State University will induct four into Sports Hall of Fame

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 13th, 2010

Idaho State University will induct four new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 30. The new inductees swell SHOF membership to 217.

The new members include Kristy Chatterley, volleyball, 1988-91; Lem Galeai, football, 1981-83; Chris Shoemaker, softball, volleyball and track, 1978-81; and Don Neves, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

The induction ceremony at 11:45 a.m. in the College of Education Auditorium is open to the public. In addition, the new inductees will be introduced at halftime of that afternoon’s ISU football game with Montana State, kickoff time 1:35 p.m. (more…)

ISU College of Pharmacy to provide free continuing education class

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 13th, 2010

Students and faculty at Idaho State University will host a Idaho Board of Pharmacy-approved continuing education class for area pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, highlighting the newly created Combat Drug Abuse outreach program.

The CE and reception will be held at both the Pocatello and Meridian College of Pharmacy locations on Thursday, October 14. (more…)

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