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Idaho State University to offer swim lessons in February and March

Posted January 16, 2015

Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer swim lessons on Saturdays on Feb. 21 and 28 and March 7 and 14 at the Reed Gymnasium swim pool. (read more…)

Idaho State University alumni events slated for Treasure Valley Jan. 29-31

Posted January 16, 2015

Meet state legislators and wax your skis for a series of Boise events sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association in late January.

The first is the annual Legislative Reception, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Evergreen Room of the Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd. It’s an opportunity for Bengals and friends to meet ISU leaders and state lawmakers. (read more…)

ISU ‘A Season of Note’ to present Collin Raye and BJ Thomas in concert Feb. 6 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted January 16, 2015

Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present a Collin Raye and BJ Thomas acoustic performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (read more…)

Idaho State University’s Maria Wong’s research on relationship between poor sleep in adolescents and alcohol/drug related problems gains international publicity

Posted January 16, 2015

New research by Idaho State University’s Maria Wong on the relationship between poor and insufficient sleep for adolescents and them developing alcohol and drug problems has again gained international publicity.

Even before her latest research had been published Jan. 16 as an “Early View” on the website of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, Wong had completed interviews with National Public Radio, BBC, the Brazilian magazine “VEJA” and Healthline News. The full results of her study will be published in the February 2015 online-only version of the journal. (read more…)

Idaho State University dance professor returns from Fulbright Scholar in Latvia, uses technology to connect students in different countries

Posted January 16, 2015

Josephine Garibaldi, a dance professor at Idaho State University, recalled the favorite part of serving as a Fulbright Scholar in Latvia as her time spent in that nation’s capital, Riga. She remembers the city’s foods and restaurants, coffee shops, film openings and quality of life as some of her favorite things about her experience.

Garibaldi is a dance professor at ISU. She received a Fulbright Scholar grant to the Latvian Academy of Culture Department of Contemporary Dance in Riga, where she taught from February to June 2014. (read more…)

Idaho State University Africa Night 2015 set Jan. 24 at Stephens Center

Posted January 16, 2015

Southeast Idaho residents and guests will again be able to enjoy the food and culture of the African continent at Idaho State University Africa Night 2015 on Jan. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

This year’s theme is “Shades of African Beauty.” (read more…)

Idaho State University engineering, physical therapy researchers join effort to create an augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation

Posted January 12, 2015

Researchers at Idaho State University are working to create a virtual reality system that will assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes or who have had an arm amputation.

The wearable goggles could potentially even help patients before they have a new prosthetic after an amputation or have use of their arms after a stroke. (read more…)

ISU Director of Campus Public Safety Stephen Chatterton retires after 23 years of service

Posted January 9, 2015

Idaho State University campus public safety Director Stephen Chatterton has retired after 23 years of service to ISU.

‘We want to commend Director Chatterton for his dedicated and exemplary service to Idaho State University, helping this University be one of the safest in the nation during his tenure,” said James Fletcher, ISU Vice President for Finance and Administration. “He was a consummate professional.” (read more…)

‘Muslim/American, American/Muslim’ exhibit to open Jan. 12 at Idaho State University Davis Gallery; Opening reception Jan. 20

Posted January 9, 2015

The “Muslim/American, American/Muslim” exhibit will open in Idaho State University’s John B. Davis Gallery on Jan. 12 and run until Jan. 30.

There will be an opening reception on Jan. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. where photographer Robert Gerhardt will give a lecture on his photographs. (read more…)

‘Honoring the Legacy’ Martin Luther King Jr. events planned Jan. 15-19 at Idaho State University and Pocatello

Posted January 8, 2015

A series of events “Honoring the Legacy” of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Jan. 15-19 at Idaho State University and in Pocatello, culminating in a march on the ISU campus on Jan. 19. (read more…)

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