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Idaho State University December's CPI Intern of the Month is Leah Kollmeyer
POCATELLO – Leah Kollmeyer, a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology at Idaho State University, has been named the December Career Path Intern of the Month.
Idaho ancient bison fossils now available in 3-D thanks to Bureau of Reclamation, Idaho Museum of Natural History
BOISE, Idaho — The Bureau of Reclamation and the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH), which is located on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello, have partnered to make fossils more available to the public. Beginning today, the 3-D scan models of Bison latifrons specimens are available online to view, download, and print in 3-D.
On the cutting edge: ISU-Meridian researchers develop method to reduce drug toxicity
MERIDIAN— Researchers at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center are a step closer to finding a way to reduce severe side effects caused by powerful drugs used to treat illness and disease.
ISU College of Business class to share contents of new Pocatello history book on Dec. 4 at Juniper Hills
POCATELLO – An Idaho State University honors class will share the stories and photos they have collected for a new history book of Pocatello at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Juniper Hills Country Club.
Idaho State University's Sharlene Jolley receives Educational Advocate Award
POCATELLO – Sharlene Jolley, a chemistry teacher at Idaho State University’s Idaho Falls campus, understands that learning is cyclic and must be repeated until understood and that not all students learn at the same pace. Her dedication to her students earned her the Educational Advocate Award from the Partnership for Science and Technology at the Regional Energy Alliance earlier this year.
ISU nursing graduate student Bill Sabel receives national award
POCATELLO – Bill Sabel, a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Idaho State University School of Nursing, has received the 2018 American Association of Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence.
ISU College of Arts and Letters announces December events
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts & Letters has announced its December events. For more information, contact Melissa Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 282-1404.
Idaho State University pitch-off contest for new business ideas on Dec. 7 features $2,000 first prize
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) and U.S. Bank will host a Pitch-Off Contest, featuring a $2,000 first prize, on Dec. 7 at ISU.
The Collin Raye Christmas performance will be Dec. 16 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – A special Christmas performance by Collin Raye on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. will be presented by Idaho State University’s A Season of Note at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Bengal Pharmacy’s Bret Jacobson named ISU 2017 CPI Supervisor of the Semester
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy’s Bret Jacobson has been named the ISU Career Path Internship program’s Fall 2017 CPI Supervisor of the Semester.
Idaho State University to receive $220,000 Energy Incentive Rebate from Idaho Power
POCATELLO – Idaho Power will honor Idaho State University’s Holt Arena on Monday, Nov. 20, for a major lighting upgrade that resulted in substantial energy savings. On Monday at 3 p.m., leadership from Idaho Power will visit Holt Arena and present ISU with an incentive check for $219,118, an amount that is $36,000 more than initial estimates.
Idaho State University engineering department, students get two more testing facilities – drop/impact site, asphalt lab – up and running
POCATELLO – Another two Idaho State University civil engineering testing facilities, built and refurbished by students, are ready to be used for teaching, research and testing by the University and general communities.
Idaho State University Japan Club announces final fall events, movie and Shinto presentation
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club will hold two more events fall semester, including its last Japanese movie night on Nov. 30 and a presentation on the Japanese Shinto philosophy on Dec. 5.
ISU Diversity Resource Center to recognize World Aids Day 2017, speaker to address Idaho Code 39-608
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will host Worlds AIDS Day from 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 in the in the Rendezvous Complex. Kevin Lish, board chair of All Under One Roof and lead member of the Idaho Coalition for HIV Health and Safety, will speak on the coalition’s important work to modernize Idaho Code 39-608.
Winners of 20th annual 2017 National Outdoor Book Awards announced by Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The works of John Gierach were honored among the winners of 2017 National Outdoor Books. This year is the 20th anniversary of the awards, which are among the most prestigious honors in outdoor writing and publishing.
Idaho State University School of Nursing, partners to Celebrate National Rural Health Day
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Nursing will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, Nov. 16.
Nov. 12-18 is National Nurse Practitioner Week; Mayor Blad to deliver proclamation
POCATELLO – The role of the nurse practitioner will be showcased Nov. 12-18 as National Nurse Practitioner Week is recognized across the nation. In Pocatello, Mayor Brian Blad will deliver a proclamation recognizing the week Nov. 16 at the City Council meeting.
Idaho State University announces receipt of $1.3 million Upward Bound Grant to help veterans pursue higher education
POCATELLO – Idaho State University announced the receipt of a $1.3 million TRIO Veterans Upward Bound grant for a pre-college program to help veterans pursue higher education, at an event honoring veterans at ISU Monday, Nov. 13.
Jerimiah Phillips selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the month
POCATELLO – Jerimiah Phillips, a senior majoring in anthropology, has been selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of November.
ISU Symphonic Band and Civic Concert Band to perform Nov. 15
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Symphonic Band and Civic Concert Band will perform their second concert of the semester on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m., in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society wins online debate tournament
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society debaters Raiven Nickerson and Alexander Vail won both divisions of Climb Online International Public Debate Association (IPDA) tournament held Nov. 5.
ISU Professor Elizabeth Brunner receives grant from Idaho Humanities Council to travel to China for conduct research
POCATELLO – Elizabeth Brunner, a professor in the Idaho State University Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion, recently received a $3,500 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council to fund her travel to China to conduct research for her next book.
Idaho State University researchers continue work on augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation
POCATELLO — Idaho State University mechanical engineering and physical therapy faculty and graduate students have teamed up to create a virtual reality system that will potentially assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present Dr. Seuss classic “The Cat in the Hat”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will bring Dr. Seuss’s classic book “The Cat in the Hat” to life on stage on Nov. 11, 13, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. There will also be two matinee performances on Nov. 11 and 18 at 2 p.m.
No health insurance? ISU sponsors comprehensive health screening Nov. 16
NAMPA—Basic physical and dental exams and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Nov. 16, 4-7 p.m., at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, 315 Stampede Drive, in Nampa.