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Idaho State University Red Hill closed area extended, barrier wall to be constructed

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 19th, 2013

The closed area on Idaho State University’s Red Hill below the giant “I” has been expanded and construction of a safety barrier "fall fence" or wall below the "I" will begin soon.

"The University is moving as quickly as possible to address the safety concerns caused by the erosion of Red Hill below and around the 'I,'" said Arthur C. Vailas, ISU President. "We are asking for cooperation from the entire community to respect the trail closures and stay off the closed areas of Red Hill because of the safety risk." (more…)

Idaho State University among regional 13-university partnership led by UNLV to put ‘bench-to-bedside’ research into practice

Posted in Featured, Research by taylandy on the September 19th, 2013

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) announced a five-year, $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a health research network of 13 universities across the Mountain West, including Idaho State University.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine will partner on the grant that was announced on Sept. 18. 

The Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN) will expand the capacity of partner institutions across seven states to put clinical research into practice to address regional health concerns including access to care, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular and infectious diseases.

Rex Force, PharmD, associate dean for clinical research for the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences Idaho Center for Health Research, said he is excited about the grant and what it means for ISU and the residents of Idaho. (more…)

‘Harvest Your Potential’ 2013 series offered to ISU students

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

Idaho State University Central Academic Advising will present the third annual semester-long student success and retention series, "Harvest Your Potential."

This program consists of student success and career development presentations and activities. Students who participate in eight or more of these events throughout the semester, including one fair and a meeting with both an academic advisor and career counselor, will be invited to an end-of-semester student recognition event featuring food and giveaways on Dec. 5.  Attendance at these events will be verified through a punch card, which is available at Central Academic Advising and the Student Success Center. (more…)

Idaho State University beautification projects underway throughout Pocatello campus

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the September 19th, 2013

Idaho State University has completed many landscaping updates over the summer, and more to come, as a part of a series of beautification projects through donations from Jack and Mary Wheatley. (more…)

Idaho State University to host Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Nov. 16

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 18th, 2013

Idaho State University will host the Metropolitan Opera National Council district audition, which is the preliminary tryout for the most prestigious opera company in the United States, on Nov. 16. 

The auditions, open to public, will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. This is the second time these auditions, for the Metropolitan Opera's Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana District, have been held in Idaho. (more…)

Idaho State University Student Activities Board Homecoming events set Sept. 30-Oct. 5

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 18th, 2013

Idaho State University's Homecoming 2013 on the theme of "50 Years of Celebrating U" will feature a variety of ISU Student Activities Board events culminating Oct. 5 with a Homecoming parade at 9:30 a.m. and a football game Oct. 5 at 2:05 p.m. (more…)

ISU Info Nights planned in Meridian and Twin Falls for high school juniors and senior

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 18th, 2013

Learn about Idaho State University programs and the advantages of applying early for scholarships and financial aid at two ISU Information Nights. (more…)

Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center set for Sept. 17 through December

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Get your hearing checked for free Sept. 17 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.

Free screenings are also set for Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 10. Hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  No appointment is necessary, and clinicians will see adults, teens and children as young as 3-years-old. (more…)

El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries

Posted in Blogroll, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

The clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian. The Center is located on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. (more…)

Idaho State University International Night celebration, dinner returns Sept. 28 to Pond Student Union

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Idaho State University's International Student Association will host International Night on Saturday, Sept. 28. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

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