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Idaho State University Japanese Club establishes relief fund to raise money for earthquake victims

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

The Idaho State University Japanese Club has established a relief fund to raise money to help victims of the March 11 earthquake in Japan.

"The Japanese people are very resilient, but they need our help. We know times are tough, but please give what you can," said Sachiko Fukuoka, ISU Japanese Club advisor and instructor of Japanese. 

"We hope to raise $10,000 for the relief fund," continued Fukuoka, "or about a dollar for each person who at a minimum will probably have perished as a result of the earthquake." (more…)

ISU website design and management BPA students excel at state leadership conference

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

The Idaho State University College of Technology Website Design and Management Business Professionals of America Chapter excelled at the Idaho State Leadership Conference at Stevens-Henager College in Boise where they competed against other universities and colleges across the state.

Advisers Karla Stroud and Anne Hunt, along with eight students, attended the state conference. All eight of the students placed either first or second in at least one event. The students exhibited profound knowledge in Fundamentals of Web Design, taking first through fifth place in the event. (more…)

ISU business education students compete at Business Professionals of America state conference

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

Eighteen Idaho State University business education students competed in the Business Professionals of American State Leadership Conference in Boise in March and qualified in 36 events, winning numerous awards and helping earn ISU's spot in the National Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. later this year. (more…)

‘Season of Note’ to present Red Chamber – Secrets of Chinese Court, Passions of the West – on April 9

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

The Idaho State University a "Season of Note" fine arts series will present Chamber- Secrets of Chinese Court, Passions of the West at 7:30 p.m. April 9, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Red Chamber consists of Mei Han, leader, and acclaimed zheng (zither) master; Gullian Liu, a leading pipa (lute) master; Zhimin Yu, a ruan (lute) virtuoso; and Geling Jiang, a multi-instrumentalist who started her professional career at age ten. (more…)

ISU Family Medicine Residency Program to hold Medicine Ball April 1 at Holt Arena

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

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

It's a community event raising funds to support medical care for the elderly in Southeast Idaho provided by ISU's Family Medicine Residency Program. (more…)

ISU Oboler Library exhibits art by Bob Beason

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 14th, 2011

Bob Beason's art work is in the current display art area through April at the Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library, 850 S. 9th Ave.

The exhibit may be viewed during regular library hours, with schedule changes due to spring break.  Please contact the library at 282-3248 for those changes. (more…)

Idaho State University coming events March 10-April 2

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 10th, 2011

ISU Coming Events, March 10-April 2

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.

Thursday, March 10 -11

·      Art of Gender VIII Conference: This event is located in suites A, B, and C of the ISU Rendezvous Complex from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday and all day on Friday.  It is sponsored by the Anderson Center, ISUPW, and WeLEAD and free and open to the public.  For a complete schedule of events visit (more…)

Idaho State University athletic program receives full NCAA certification

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the March 10th, 2011

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced today that Idaho State University's athletic department has been fully certified.

At its recently concluded meeting, the NCAA reviewed written materials related to the institution’s self-study of the athletic department. The designation of certified means ISU is "operating its athletic program in substantial conformity with operating principles adopted by the Association’s Division I membership and that any problems identified during the course of the self-study and the peer-review team’s evaluation have been corrected…" (more…)

Idaho State University professor Nicole Hill elected president of national Association of Counselor Education and Supervision

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the March 9th, 2011

Idaho State University counseling Professor Nicole Hill has been elected as president-elect of the national Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, making her the third ISU faculty member to hold the post in the last decade.

Her three-year commitment will include one year each as president-elect, president and past president. Other ISU Department of Counseling faculty members who have held this position include Professor David Kleist and current department Chair Stephen Feit. (more…)

Health issues of women aging in prison is topic of March 16 lecture at Idaho State University

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the March 9th, 2011

The Idaho State University will present the free, public lecture "If I Should Die Before I Wake: Health Issues of Women Aging in Prison" by Kathleen O'Shea at 7:30 p.m. March 16 in the Pond Student Union Little Wood River Room.           

O'Shea's lecture focuses on raising awareness of women's health needs in prison. (more…)

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