There will be more family doctors in Idaho due to a $960,000 grant awarded this fall to the Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency Program.
The ISU program received the five-year grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant is part of the federal Affordable Care Act, which was part of the new national health care legislation passed earlier this year. (more…)
Idaho State University is continuing its "Be Advised" campaign beginning Oct. 18 to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising prior to registering for fall classes in November.
"Advising is the cornerstone of a successful experience at Idaho State University," said JoAnn Hertz, director of ISU Central Academic Advising. "Interaction with departmental faculty who are experts in their field provides an advantage to any student who seeks it." (more…)
The annual Pocatello Ski Swap/Snow Expo will be held Oct. 29-31 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.
It is sponsored by the ISU Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG), Pocatello Ski Association, Pebble Creek Junior Race Team and the Pebble Creek Ski Patrol.
Event hours are from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31. (more…)
The Idaho State University Symphonic Band will perform its first concert of the semester Friday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
The Symphonic Band is directed by Dr. Patrick Brooks, ISU Director of Bands. (more…)
The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University announces a screening of "Crazy, Sexy, Cancer" at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
The screening is in the Salmon River Suite of the Pond Student Union and will be followed by a discussion with breast cancer survivor and ISU employee, Linda Baum. The event is free and open to the public. (more…)
The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center and ISU Political Science Department, Genesis Project, with generous support from the Faculty Senate Cultural Affairs Council, will present the film "Bachelor Farmer" and a discussion with its filmmaker, Michael Culpepper, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Salmon River Suite, Pond Student Union on the ISU campus.
The screening and discussion, in honor of National Coming Out Day, are free and open to all. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Caroline Faure honored for her work with young athletes and concussion awareness
Idaho State University's Caroline Faure has been named Idaho's top 2010 Health Care Hero Educator by the Idaho Business Review newspaper for her statewide efforts to educate the public about concussion and the adolescent athlete.
Faure, an assistant professor of sport science and physical education in Pocatello, was honored at an awards ceremony Oct. 8 in Boise. (more…)
ISU-Meridian College of Pharmacy to provide free flu vaccines to first 40 guests at Oct. 28 open house
Need a flu shot?
The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy faculty, students and staff will provide free flu vaccinations to the first 40 guests who register for adult flu shots during an open house, Thursday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Once the 40 free vaccines have been used, Sav-on Pharmacy will provide additional shots for $20—a $10 discount. (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian to feature hottest careers at ‘Health Science Experience Night’ Oct. 28
Interested in becoming a pharmacist, physician assistant or nurse? A medical lab scientist, mental health counselor or speech-language pathologist?
Jobs in the health sector will be in high demand through 2016, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. Come learn about some of the hottest fields at the fifth annual Idaho State University Health Science Experience Night, Thursday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. (more…)
Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present JIGU! – Thunder Drums of China at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)