News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
ISU College of Business Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program files record returns
POCATELLO – Between January 26 to March 16, students volunteering with the 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program filed more returns than the ISU College of Business has ever seen.
Idaho State University researchers contribute to new book “Resurrecting the Shark” to be released April 4
POCATELLO – In the new book “Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil” to be released on April 4, author Susan Ewing combines her research with that of Idaho State University researchers Leif Tapanila and Jesse Pruitt to tell the history of the shark known as Helicoprion, also nicknamed “buzzsaw shark."
ISU to host Western Alliance roundtable on April 14 featuring guest Martin Farr from Newcastle University, UK
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of History will host a roundtable discussion on the topic “The future of the Western Alliance” on April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex B Suite.
Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman to perform at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting Yoram Bauman, “The World’s First and Only Stand-Up Economist” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Frazier Hall Bilyeau Auditorium.
Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center to host Southeast Idaho Military Ball
POCATELLO – Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center will host the second annual Southeast Idaho Military Ball to honor our military and veteran communities on April 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.
Basic physical and dental exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening April 13
BOISE – Basic physical and dental exams and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, April 13, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St., in Boise.
Idaho State University announces retirement of Head Football Coach Mike Kramer
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Head Football Coach Mike Kramer has announced that he will retire as head football coach effective immediately.
ISU Professor Shawn Bearden seeks support for World Marathon Challenge to fight stigma of depression; 7 runs, 7 continents, in 7 Days
POCATELLO – To raise awareness and help end the stigma of depression, Idaho State University Professor Shawn Bearden plans to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days on all of the Earth’s seven continents.
ISU College of Pharmacy students train Public Safety on use of emergency overdose medication
POCATELLO- Public Safety officers at Idaho State University now have the proper training to deliver emergency overdose medication thanks to Generation Rx, a group led by College of Pharmacy students whose goal is to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.
ISU Graduate Research Symposium set March 31-April 1 at Pond Student Union
POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium “Showcasing Scholarly and Creative Works” will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Pond Student Union.
ISU physics to host Science Olympiad April 1
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.
Native Americans United to host 46th ISU Powwow March 31-April 1
POCATELLO – The student group Native Americans United will host the 46th annual Idaho State University Powwow March 31-April 1 at the ISU Reed Gymnasium.
Idaho State University alumna well represented at 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year Award gala in Boise
POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University alumna were among the 50 women recognized at the 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year award gala and reception held this March at the Boise Centre.
ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.
ISU Academic Advising continues “Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”
ISU audiology program has strong showing at national conference
ATLANTA – Students and a professor from Idaho State University’s Doctor of Audiology program presented their research at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference in Atlanta, Georgia in February.
Idaho Museum of Natural History announces extended hours
Pocatello – Just in time for spring break the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University announces spring and summer hours that begin March 21.
ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health
POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.
ISU Professor Jeff Meldrum to make presentations April 14-15 in Montpelier
POCATELLO – Jeff Meldrum, professor of anatomy and anthropology at Idaho State University, will make two presentations at the National Oregon/California Trail Center in historic Montpelier the evenings of April 14 and 15, 2017.
Free dinner and movie at ISU set March 27 to celebrate women in science
POCATELLO – The Women in Science celebration March 27 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union features a free showing of the movie “Hidden Figures,” a free taco bar dinner and the opportunity to meet female scientists.
Idaho State University seeks anatomical gifts for health–professions education
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s health-professions footprint spans the state with the addition of the ISU-Meridian Health Sciences Center and its state-of-the-art anatomy facilities.
Incoming ISU professor Christian Chan receives national counseling award
POCATELLO- Christian D. Chan will be bringing a national honor with him when he begins his career in the Department of Counseling at Idaho State University later this year.
ISU College of Arts and Letters faculty publish book on narrative theory
POCATELLO – Twenty Idaho State University faculty members in the College of Arts and Letters recently published a book focused on narrative and the power of stories and storytelling.
Deeply discounted blood screening offered at ISU Meridian Health Science Center
MERIDIAN- The Idaho State University Bengal Lab is offering reduced rate blood- draw services at the Meridian Health Science Center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. , March 30 and 31. Services are available to anyone in the community and no appointment is necessary. Blood screening prices are at their lowest of the year and serve as an affordable option for those with or without insurance.