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Idaho State University-Meridian, Ada County to provide dental evals, physical exams, flu shots at Nov. 1 community health screening

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 18th, 2012

Uninsured and in need of health services?

Attend a free community health screening, Thursday, Nov. 1, 4 to 7 p.m., at the CATCH office, 503 S. Americana Blvd., in Boise.  CATCH stands for Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless. (more…)

Idaho State University Haunted Lab open to public Oct. 27

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the October 18th, 2012

Idaho State University will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit on Saturday, Oct.  27, from 3 to 9 p.m. at the old CARQUEST warehouse, 1161 Wilson Ave. in Pocatello, one block west of the Pizza Hut on Yellowstone Ave. (more…)

New Idaho Geological Survey Map a boon to state’s economic development; Idaho State University plays large role in its creation

Posted in Events, Featured, Research by taylandy on the October 17th, 2012

Story written by: Paula Davenport, University of Idaho Communications-north, Moscow, Idaho

MOSCOW – Map enthusiasts, geoscientists and resource managers this week will welcome the Idaho Geological Survey's first release in 35 years of an all-encompassing geologic map of the Gem State. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy to provide free flu vaccines to first 50 guests at Oct. 18 open house

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 17th, 2012

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy faculty, students and staff will provide free flu vaccinations to the first 50 guests who register for adult flu shots during the Pharmacy Open House, slated for Thursday, Oct. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the College of Pharmacy, 970 S. 5th Ave.

These shots are a $30 value and are being given in conjunction with American Pharmacist Month. The vaccines will be available at this price for those who aren't among the first 50. (more…)

NHL losing PR battle during latest lockout according to Idaho State University study

Posted in Academics, Research by taylandy on the October 16th, 2012

An Idaho State University professor who is conducting research on the persuasive attacks against the NHL and the NHL Players Association during the most recent work stoppage says most attacks are aimed squarely at the NHL and that the league's image is being severely damaged.  

According to Jim DiSanza, the study's lead researcher, persuasive attacks occur when people accuse, blame, condemn or rebuke a person or organization for some action. The persuasive attacks aimed at the NHL attempt to increase the owners’ responsibility for the work stoppage by reminding fans that this is the third lockout in the past 18 years and by claiming that the NHL planned it as a negotiation tactic rather than as a last resort. (more…)

Idaho State–Civic Symphony to present Halloween Spooktacular Family Concert Oct. 27

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 15th, 2012

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony, along with winners of its 2012 Young Artist Competition, will present a Halloween Spooktacular Family Concert on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2:30 p.m. in the Idaho State University Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The Spooktacular is an interactive, educational and entertaining show designed to introduce children of all ages to the instruments of the symphony orchestra and to several well-known symphonic "spooky tunes," a great exposure to classical music. (more…)

Children’s Readers’ Theatre ‘Halloween Hooplah’ set Oct. 27 at Idaho State University Stephens Center

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 12th, 2012

The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the Children's Readers' Theatre "Halloween Hooplah: Featuring John Pigs Halloween" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

The production by ISU Theatre/Dance will be held in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall and is rated G for children 3 years and older. (more…)

Idaho State University wins U.S. Department of Energy’s National Student Geothermal Competition

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the October 12th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Idaho State University is the winner of its 2012-13 National Student Geothermal Competition.

Student teams from Boise State University and Southern Methodist University Geothermal Laboratory finished second and third, respectively. All three Idaho public research universities, including the University of Idaho, had teams in the eight-school finals. (more…)

ISU Electrical Engineering Seminar on future of U.S. energy power systems set Oct. 12

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 10th, 2012

Jay Kunze, professor and chair of the Idaho State University Department of Nuclear Engineering, will deliver the seminar "Electric Power/Energy Systems and their Environmental Impacts" at noon Friday, Oct. 12.

The seminar, part of the ISU Department of Electrical Engineering's EE Seminars, will be held in Room 7 of the Eli Oboler Library on the Pocatello campus and will be broadcast to Room 311 in the Center for Higher Education at University Place in Idaho Falls. (more…)

Idaho State University Disability Services presents Experience College Day Oct. 26

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 10th, 2012

Experience College Day, for high school juniors and seniors with disabilities, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Bengal Theater.

This event, hosted by ISU's Disability Services, is an opportunity for these students to meet individuals who will share their experiences and skills to help ensure long-term success in college. (more…)

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