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Idaho State University signs cooperation agreement with autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez

Posted July 11, 2014

Idaho State University has signed a cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

The agreement enables the exchange of students and faculty in the health science programs, enabling them to study community medicine from a global perspective. This collaborative effort is designed to broaden the academic, professional and cultural perspectives of the participants. (read more…)

ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 19 at The Stonehouse in Boise

Posted July 10, 2014

Enjoy the music of Boise singer/songwriter Steve Eaton during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 19, at The Stonehouse, 665 Park Boulevard, in Boise.

The event, sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association, is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (read more…)

Recovering from stroke: A lesson taught by survivors

Posted July 10, 2014

It was 4:30 a.m., Oct. 29, 2009. Laura Millward woke up with a horrible headache, nausea and vomiting.

“My husband said ‘are you ok?’ I said ‘no’… something is wrong,” recalled the Meridian homemaker and mother of four children.

The right side of Laura’s face was paralyzed, her speech slurred. She was rushed to the hospital where doctors determined she’d suffered a brain aneurysm and stroke. (read more…)

Idaho State University Veterans Sanctuary has new mascot, support dog Hero

Posted July 7, 2014

There is a new ‘Hero’ at Idaho State University in the form of a 10-week-old Labradoodle puppy who will serve veterans and be a new mascot for the ISU Veterans Sanctuary.

There will be an open house to welcome Hero to the Veterans Sanctuary on July 8 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Veterans Sanctuary. Refreshments will be served. (read more…)

“When Giants Roamed” exhibit brings historic Idaho mammals back to life at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

Posted June 30, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University campus is opening a thrilling new exhibit that will showcase some of the giant mammals that lived in Idaho during the last three million years. “When Giants Roamed” opens to the public on July 1, with a special event on July 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. (read more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to Offer Summer Vacation Exploration Program

Posted June 25, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will offer fun, educational opportunities for children this summer in its Vacation Exploration program for children in pre-k through third, and fourth through sixth grades, and will offer one adult class.

All classes will meet at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, located at Dillon Street and South Fifth Avenue on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello. Some classes are field trips and some will be held at the museum.

For more information, please call Becky Hansis-O’Neill at (208) 282-2195. A full list of classes can be found on the Museum’s website, http://imnh.isu.edu/home/index.php/summer-class-schedule-now-available. (read more…)

Idaho State University begins construction of Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories

Posted June 24, 2014

Idaho State University officially broke ground June 24 on The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories (TVAPL) at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
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Idaho Biomedical Research Network lands $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant, Idaho State University among institutions receiving funding

Posted June 23, 2014

The statewide Idaho IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. (read more…)

Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy provides innovative approach to rural health care in Arco

Posted June 20, 2014

Bengal Pharmacy, LLC, owned by the Idaho State University Foundation, opened Idaho’s first-ever full-service telepharmacy on June 20 in Arco, Idaho. The pharmacy, in partnership with the Lost Rivers Medical Center, will utilize innovative technology to provide critical health care access to one of the state’s many rural communities, while also providing hands-on experience for ISU’s pharmacy students. (read more…)

High school students get a taste of college life at the First Annual Summer Researchship Program

Posted June 20, 2014

Idaho State University is hosting approximately 15 high-ability rising sophomores at the first annual “Summer Researchship” program June 17 and 18 on the ISU campus. (read more…)

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