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Idaho State University Graduates March through the Arch set at noon May 10

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 8th, 2013

The Idaho State University Graduates March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 10 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building. (more…)

Idaho State University confers 2,476 degrees, certificates at 2013 Commencement on May 11

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the May 3rd, 2013

A total of 2,364 graduates received 2,476 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University's spring commencement ceremonies on May 11 in Holt Arena.

One hundred six students received multiple certificates and/or degrees. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researchers working on better drugs to fight cancer

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the May 3rd, 2013

Idaho State University-Meridian graduate assistant, Nicole Frank, is conducting research to understand the relationship between chemotherapy drugs and the toxicity they cause.

Frank, a microbiologist working on her Ph.D. in pharmacology, is helping Gem Pharmaceuticals, LLC of Birmingham, Ala., determine why a potential cancer drug currently in clinical trials appears to be less toxic than the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin, which is widely used to treat a variety of cancers but can lead to heart failure after long-term use. (more…)

World premiere of contemporary opera “Double Blind Sided” set May 22-25 at Idaho State University

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the May 3rd, 2013

The world premiere of "Double Blind Sided," a contemporary opera inspired, in part, by Franz Kafka's "The Trial" and Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," will be presented 7:30 p.m., Wednesday – Saturday, May 22-25, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, May 25, in the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center's Rogers Black Box Theatre . 

A post-performance panel discussion with the composer, librettist and directors will be held Wednesday and Thursday.  Admission is by donation.  All donations will support the tour of the work to the July 2013 Santa Cruz Fringe Festival.  For information: Joséphine A. Garibaldi, 233-2494, (more…)

Idaho State University Women’s Rodeo Team tops in region and nation; Men’s Team second in region

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the May 1st, 2013

The Idaho State University Rodeo Team is perhaps having its best year ever, with the women's team ranked No. 1 in their region and the nation, and the men's team ranked second in their region and sixth nationally.

"It's been a perfect storm in the right way," said Melisa Moon Giannini, ISU Rodeo Club advisor. "All the pieces have come together. We have great athletes and great coaching, excellent stock and great University and community support." (more…)

ISU-Meridian will confer more than 220 degrees at May 13 commencement; real estate developer and physician Tommy Ahlquist slated to speak

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 1st, 2013

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever, conferring up to 225 degrees, on Monday, May 13, 6 p.m., at the Boise Center, 850 W. Front Street.  (more…)

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