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Idaho State University geosciences department stresses very small possibility of strong earthquake following recent Soda Springs seismicity
POCATELLO – Although there has been a swarm of earthquakes in Southeast Idaho the likelihood of a strong 7.0 earthquake, although possible, is remote, noted professors in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences.
ISU awarded AmeriCorps grant to serve children and families throughout Idaho
POCATELLO—Idaho State University’s HealthCare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program has received a $345,915 federal grant to provide basic health screenings for children and connect underserved families to community resources that can improve their lives, according to the Idaho Department of Labor and ISU.
ISU Professor Dave Pearson receives National Science Foundation funding to better understand how Idaho, Montana mountains formed
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dave Pearson is teaming up with collaborators to better understand how mountain ranges in Central Idaho and Southwest Montana formed.
What it means to age: Idaho State University, Idaho Public Television and Honoring Choices® Idaho partner to raise awareness of aging and community resources
POCATELLO—When Jeff Tucker, the director of content services at Idaho Public Television, was informed about the Thomas Geriatric Symposium, he saw a natural connection in the mission of three programs: Honoring Choices® Idaho, Idaho Public Television, and Idaho State University’s Thomas Geriatric Symposium.
Idaho State University Associate Dean Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar appointed as U.S. At-Large Director for American Nuclear Society
POCATELLO – After being involved in the American Nuclear Society since 1994, Idaho State University Associate Dean of Science and Engineering Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar was elected by Society members as U.S. At-Large Director for the American Nuclear Society (ANS) this summer.
Reception for artist Tessa Fielding set Sept. 6 at Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Oboler Library will host a reception for artist Tessa Fielding on Sept. 6 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the library’s first floor art area.
Associated Students of Idaho State University to host 6th annual ISU Ambush obstacle run
POCATELLO – The Associated Students of Idaho State University will host the 6th annual ISU Ambush on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. on Bartz Field.
ISU names Christopher Owens as new associate vice president for health sciences in Pocatello
POCATELLO- Dr. Christopher T. Owens is Idaho State University’s new associate vice president for health sciences serving the Pocatello campus. He’s held the position on an interim basis since January.
Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory featured prominently in film ‘Voices of Fire’ airing Aug. 30 on Idaho Public TV
POCATELLO – At 9 p.m. Aug. 30 Idaho Public Television will air the documentary “Voices of Fire” that prominently features the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory, which is managed by Idaho State University.
Kickoff the 2017 I Love ISU Campaign with tailgate at Aug. 31 Bengal football game; campaign’s many events run through Sept. 14
POCATELLO – The 35th I Love ISU Campaign kicks off with a 4:30 p.m. tailgate and ribbon-cutting on Aug. 31 on the east side of Holt Arena at the Idaho State University football game against Western Oregon.
ISU's Jennifer Stamper attends Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President Leadership Summit
Idaho State University student Jennifer Stamper recently attended the 2017 Student Vice President Leadership Summit hosted by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The event was held this summer in Denver, Colorado.
ISU Credit Union kick starts 35th annual I Love ISU Campaign with $8,000 gift
POCATELLO – ISU Credit Union Chief Operations Officer Doug Chambers handed over an $8,000 check to the Idaho State University Foundation to kickstart the 35th annual I Love ISU Campaign.
Idaho State University’s Part-Time Job and Internship Fair set Aug. 30
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Center will host the Part-time Job and Internship Fair on Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.
ISU Homecoming Parade Sept. 30; entry deadline is Sept. 15 to avoid late fee
POCATELLO – Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2017 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept.22.
University Women annual book sale set Sept. 7-9 at Reed Gym
POCATELLO – The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual used book sale in Idaho State University’s Reed Gymnasium West Foyer on Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 8 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Idaho State University’s CW HOG to hold 36th annual Pig Out Sept. 16
POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) is celebrating its 36th anniversary Pig Out dinner and picnic on Sept. 16.
Idaho State University awarded AHEC grant to improve primary care services in rural communities
POCATELLO—Idaho State University has been awarded a $386,250 grant to establish an area health education center or AHEC to improve access to primary care in underserved and rural communities of southeast Idaho.
Idaho State University researchers seek input from farmers, policy makers on Eastern Snake River Plain Managed Aquifer recharge
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are seeking input from farmers, water managers and policy makers about their experiences with efforts to replenish the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that began in 2016.
Idaho State University hires Patricia Marincic to lead Meridian campus
Patricia Z. Marincic is the new associate vice president for the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. She’ll manage campus operations, academic programs and facilitate community outreach, according to university officials.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces Julie Sorensen as interim conductor
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony has named Julie Sorensen as interim conductor for the 2017-2018 season. Sorensen is currently part of Idaho State University’s music faculty and is the conductor of the symphony’s Youth Orchestra.
Bengal Pharmacy awards two health science scholarships to students from Mackay, Challis
POCATELLO—Idaho State University senior Gabrielle McIntosh, of Mackay, and freshman Cortney Nelson, of Challis, have each received a $500 scholarship from Bengal Pharmacy for the 2017-18 academic year.
ISU Communiversity’s eighth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 28
POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the eighth annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Old Town Pocatello.
Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 29
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building on Aug. 29 and will close on Sept. 7.
Stanford University School of Medicine Associate Dean Ronald Garcia to speak to ISU Spanish for the Health Professions students
POCATELLO – Ronald Garcia, assistant dean for minority affairs at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will travel to Idaho State University to speak to Spanish for the Health Professions students and minority students on Aug. 24 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union North Fork Room.
ISU biological science students study cutthroat trout, gain research experience through MURI program
POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Megan Brauner had the opportunity to assist graduate student Tyson Hallbert with his doctoral project on habitat restoration for native cutthroat trout in Southeast Idaho and present her research at the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).