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Reading skills, speed reading programs for children, adults to be offered in Idaho Falls by ISU Continuing Education

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 26th, 2011

The Idaho State University Division of Continuing Education and instructors from the Institute of Reading Development will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults beginning Nov. 5 in Idaho Falls.

The classes will be held weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at Idaho Falls High School located at 601 S. Holmes Ave. (more…)

Multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer to perform Oct. 10 at Idaho State University

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 26th, 2011

Multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer will perform at Idaho State University at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Joseph C. Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University Homecoming 2011 events schedule

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 26th, 2011

A variety of events sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association and the ISU Student Activities Board are planned for ISU Homecoming 2011, running from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1.

For a complete listing of Student Activities Board events visit or call 208-282-3451; and for a complete listing of ISU Alumni Association Homecoming events visit or call 208-282-3755.

ISU 2011 Homecoming events are listed below, with the sponsoring entity in parenthesis. Student Activities Board activities are geared toward current ISU students.

Monday, Sept. 26 (more…)

ISU researchers awarded $195,000 NSF grant to support fundamental studies on novel bimetallic complexes

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Research by taylandy on the September 26th, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded $195,000 to Idaho State University chemistry department researchers, Associate Professor Joshua Pak and Assistant Professor Andrew Holland, to carry out fundamental studies on novel bimetallic complexes.

Pak and Holland, along with ISU chemistry Professor Rene Rodriguez, have been engaged in research examining using nanoparticles to create next generation solar cells at a cheaper cost – with the help of university and high school students. (more…)

Idaho State University Psychology Clinic announces new faculty, services

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the September 26th, 2011

The Idaho State University Psychology Clinic features new faculty and expanded services for the 2011-12 academic year.

The ISU Department of Psychology has added two new full-time faculty members, Kimberly Nylen, Ph.D., and Courtney Haight, Ph.D.

The addition of Nylen and Haight enables the ISU Psychology Clinic to offer additional psychological services, including more services for women and children, to the citizens of southeastern Idaho. (more…)

Idaho State University coming events, Sept. 23-Oct. 7

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 23rd, 2011

ISU Coming Events: September 23-October 7

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, September 23         

·      Suicide Prevention Training: Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for free suicide prevention training in Pocatello from 9-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. This training will be held in the Wood River Room of the ISU Pond Student Union. This training is free and open to the community, but seating is limited.  Pre-registration is required.  To register online, go to Email pre-registration to or call Kristi Beck at 282-4436. (more…)

Nashville studio muscian Tony Rosario to sing, speak about Soldier Songs program at Idaho State University on Sept. 26

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 22nd, 2011

Nashville studio musician Tony Rosario, co-founder of the national program called Soldier Songs, will perform and speak about his program Monday, Sept. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hutchinson Quadrangle Amphitheater, located near the Pond Student Union. 

Soldier Songs was established to serve our nation's military heroes with free music lessons, instruments when necessary, and a means of creative expression.

This event, which is sponsored by the ISU Veterans' Sanctuary, is on the first day of ISU Homecoming Week and is free to the general public.

For more information, contact Casey Santee at 208-282-4298.


ISU Graduate and Health Professions Fair set Oct. 4; Majors and Minors Fair set Oct. 5

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 22nd, 2011

Idaho State University Central Academic Advising, the Career Center, pre-Health Professions Advising, the Graduate School, and Office of Research have teamed together to create two separate career and major exploration fairs on Oct 4 and 5.

Both fairs are open to all ISU students, high school seniors, and community members interested in exploring major and career options at the undergraduate and post-graduate level.  (more…)

Idaho Conference on Health Care, Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium set Oct. 21 at Idaho State University

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the September 22nd, 2011

The 24th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and fourth annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom and be available at ISU-Meridian via ISU's distance learning.

The conference's main sponsor is the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences. Registration for the conference is required by Oct. 14. CEUs and continuing education credit are available and there will be sponsor booths. (more…)

Idaho State University OT students to provide safety tips for kids carrying backpacks at weigh-in Sept. 22-23

Posted in Events by taylandy on the September 21st, 2011

The Idaho State University Student Occupational Therapy Association will hold its annual backpack weigh-in on Sept. 22-23 at the ISU Rendezvous Complex on campus.

The weigh-in, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, is designed to help parents and students avoid injury and fatigue from backpacks that are overloaded or worn improperly. Students of all ages can be at risk.

September is National Backpack Month, in honor of students heading back to school each fall. (more…)

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