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ISU Central Academic Advising to host Majors and Minors Fair Oct. 15

Posted September 29, 2014

Idaho State University Central Academic Advising will host the annual ISU Majors and Minors Fair, “A Major A’Faire,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union. (read more…)

Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Oct. 31 in Pocatello and Meridian

Posted September 26, 2014

The 27th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 7th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium is Friday, Oct. 31 at Idaho State University in Pocatello. The conference is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom and will be broadcast live to Room 697 of the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center. (read more…)

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library, Southeastern Idaho Public Health Receive $30,000 Award for Disaster Health Information Outreach

Posted September 26, 2014

Idaho State University Health Sciences Library and the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department have received an award of $30,000 for a Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2014 from the National Library of Medicine. (read more…)

Idaho State University, Idaho National Laboratory Nuclear Non-Proliferation Education Program Gaining Traction

Posted September 26, 2014

Nuclear non-proliferation education, particularly the safeguarding of nuclear materials, has become a specialty of Idaho State University working in conjunction with the Idaho National Laboratory at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls. (read more…)

Idaho State Civic Symphony brings world famous tuba maestro to Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted September 25, 2014

On Sept. 27, tuba player Patrick Sheridan will join the Idaho State-Civic Symphony at the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (read more…)

Volunteers needed for the 2014 Idaho State University Haunted Science Lab

Posted September 25, 2014

For the last three years, the ISU Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello, and the ISU Department of Physics have hosted a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to field trips from local schools, free of charge.

Volunteers from ISU and the Kiwanis Club have provided educational, engaging, spooky science fun with interactive science exhibits and activities. The Kiwanis Club has also reimbursed schools for busing costs. However, additional help is needed to ensure that this year’s exhibitions are a success. (read more…)

Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 29 at Holt Arena

Posted September 25, 2014

Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?

Find answers to these questions and check the fit of your vehicle at the sixth annual CarFit event hosted by Idaho State University’s occupational therapy program, Monday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holt Arena parking lot. The free event focuses on driving safety and comfort for older drivers, but licensed drivers of all ages are welcome, say organizers. (read more…)

El Korah Shriners, ISU-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions

Posted September 25, 2014

El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian will host a free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries on Saturday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian. (read more…)

ISU Campus Public Safety accredited by Idaho Chiefs of Police Association

Posted September 23, 2014

Idaho State University Campus Public Safety has received accreditation by the Idaho Chiefs of Police Association (ICOPA). This accreditation, held by only 20 percent of all police departments in Idaho, recognizes the University’s level of law enforcement standards.

There are 94 standards of performance that an agency has to meet or exceed in order to receive this level of performance recognition. Idaho State University is the first campus public safety unit in the state to receive such an accolade. The accreditation is valid for three years, at which time the University will be reviewed for ongoing accreditation. (read more…)

Supporters, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Honored at Homecoming

Posted September 19, 2014

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during 2014 Homecoming.

Recipients will be honored at the President’s Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner.

Award winners are:

• Distinguished Alumnus Award – Merril D. Hoge

• William J. Bartz Award – William M. “Bill” Eames

• Achievement Award – Dr. Jennifer Eastman Attebery

• Distinguished Service Award – Randy Gaines

• President’s Medallion Awards – Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Idaho Central Credit Union and Lincoln C. and Linda J. Yamashita

• Young Alumni Award – Dr. Alexander Bolinger

• Parade Marshal – Drs. Ron and Linda Hatzenbuehler (read more…)

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