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Idaho State physician assistant students donate to local and international communities

Posted October 13, 2014

Idaho State University’s physician assistant students contributed more than $8,000 this year to local and international community outreach—students raised approximately $4,650 in donations and the department kicked in $3,600 in matching funds, according to Paula Phelps, program director and chair of ISU’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies. (read more…)

Idaho State University International Night 2014 set Nov. 1 in Pocatello

Posted October 13, 2014

The Idaho State University International Student Association invites all of Pocatello and the surrounding communities to experience and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of ISU at International Night 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event officially kicks off at 7 p.m. (read more…)

Idaho State University Professor Xu honored with Women in Life Sciences Award, receives Suffrage Science Heirloom

Posted October 13, 2014

Idaho State University psychology professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu was honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award by receiving a Suffrage Science Heirloom from the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in the United Kingdom.

Xu was one of 11 recipients and the only one from an American institution. (read more…)

Quilt art by ISU professor Adams to be displayed in New York exhibit

Posted October 10, 2014

Idaho State University art professor Naomi Adams will have her quilting art displayed in the exhibit “Quilts=Art=Quilts” at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, in Auburn, New York, from Nov. 1 to Jan. 4. (read more…)

Idaho State Civic Symphony to hold Halloween Spooktacular Family Matinee on Oct. 25

Posted October 10, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony’s annual Spooktacular Family Matinee will be held Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

At 1 p.m. families can visit a musical “petting zoo” in the Rotunda, where they can see orchestral instruments and how they produce sound. Children can also try some of the instruments. There will also be singing games and other musical education activities. (read more…)

Idaho State University professor Crosby serves Fulbright, completes epic 15,000-mile drive home

Posted October 10, 2014

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Geosciences Benjamin Crosby has spent the start of fall semester readjusting to regular life Pocatello after a year in which he served as a Fulbright scholar and visiting professor in Chile, completed a 15,000-mile drive home with his family and had his research earn international publicity and jokes by Jimmy Fallon on late-night TV.

“Half the time I feel like I am sleep-walking through the familiar because I’ve been doing this for the last seven years, but at times my life feels entirely new and different being home,” Crosby said. (read more…)

Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 23 at ISU-Meridian

Posted October 9, 2014

Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House on Thursday, Oct. 23, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (read more…)

American Nuclear Society Honors Idaho State’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar with Landis Public Communication and Education Award

Posted October 9, 2014

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) has named Idaho State University’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar as the recipient of this year’s Landis Public Communication and Education Award, recognizing her dedication to nuclear education and public communication. (read more…)

Free flu shots and traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Oct. 16

Posted October 8, 2014

Flu shots and screenings for traumatic brain injury are among the free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2920 Cassia St., in Boise.

The screening is the second of six scheduled at various Treasure Valley locations through March for adults with no insurance or limited access to preventive health care. (read more…)

Idaho State University Physics, Pocatello Kiwanis To Host a Haunted Science Lab

Posted October 7, 2014

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU Department of Physics will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 25, 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. (read more…)

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