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Idaho State University coming events: September 27-October 19

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

Calendar of Events

ISU Coming Events: September 27-October 19

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 www.isu.edu/calendar.

A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is (208) 282-3620.

Friday, September 27

Idaho State Civic Symphony: (more…)

ISU Pocatello Family Dentistry teams up with Pocatello Free Clinic and several volunteers to give back to the community

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

The Idaho State University Pocatello Family Dentistry, Pocatello Free Clinic, and several local dental hygiene professionals teamed up to provide free screenings for individuals who cannot afford dental care. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Thomas probes question ‘Can genetic engineering be used to help endangered species?’

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

Weighing the pros and cons of using genetic engineering to help save endangered species is explored by Idaho State University Professor Michael Thomas and colleagues in article appearing in the Sept. 26 edition of the journal Nature. (more…)

ISU’s Chiu selected to participate in National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Steve Chiu, was one of 73 of the nation's most innovative, young engineering educators selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's fifth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium. (more…)

ISU Department of Art announces call for entries for ‘Vigilance: Veterans Art Exhibition”

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 25th, 2013

The Idaho State University Department of Art is seeking entries for the first annual veterans art exhibition, "Vigilance" to be held at the John B. Davis Gallery inside the Fine Arts building. (more…)

ISU retired employees will celebrate 10th annual reunion Oct. 17 at Juniper Hills Country Club

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 25th, 2013

This year will mark the tenth annual reunion of Idaho State University's retired employees. It will be Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Juniper Hills Country Club. All retired ISU faculty and staff and spouses as well as spouses of deceased retirees are invited to attend.
   

No-host social activities start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian sponsors free community health screening for uninsured adults on Oct. 3

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 25th, 2013

Idaho State University-Meridian is sponsoring a Free Community Health Screening for uninsured adults Thursday, Oct. 3.

The screening is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., Boise. (more…)

ISU Psychology Clinic has immediate openings available

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the September 20th, 2013

Immediate openings are available for psychological and behavioral health services at the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic, located on the fifth floor of Garrison Hall on the ISU Pocatello campus. (more…)

Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences takes aim at Gem State’s health care challenges

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 20th, 2013

Without a medical school, Idaho ranks 50th in the nation in physicians per capita.  Rural areas, particularly, are underserved and those communities are over-represented with elderly patients who are most in need of health care services.

"Just getting to the doctor is not an easy thing for many Idahoans," said Rex W. Force, PharmD, associate dean for clinical research for the ISU Division of Health Sciences Idaho Center for Health Research and director of the ISU Family Medicine Clinical Research Center. "In many instances, we have to look at how we can better utilize the rest of the health care team that, frankly, we do train here at ISU. We have to study those challenges and look at ways of implementing cost-effective health care that works in all areas of the state." (more…)

Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” to present The Fab Four Beatles Tribute Oct. 18

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 19th, 2013

Idaho State University's "A Season of Note" will present The Fab Four, a Beatles Tribute, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Art Center. (more…)

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