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ISU alum Rafi Ahmed to receive 2017 Robert Koch Award for pioneering studies on immunological memory
POCATELLO—Idaho State University alum Rafi Ahmed will receive the 2017 Robert Koch Award on November 3 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin. Ahmed will also be receiving 120,000 euros, approximately $135,379, in prize money.
Idaho State University alumnus Spencer Lifferth helps create new company, Motes Audio
POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate Spencer Lifferth and the company Motes Audio have launched Kadence headphones, the first headphones specifically designed with the needs of school-age children in mind.
Electrifying physics, liquid nitrogen ice cream on tap July 8 at Pine Ridge Mall
POCATELLO – An electrifying physics demonstration and liquid nitrogen ice cream provided by the Idaho State University physics program will be on tap from noon to 3 p.m. July 8 at the Pine Ridge Mall in front of Gillie’s Food Stop.
Idaho State University July 14 Bengal Bridge car wash to benefit new endowment
POCATELLO – This year’s Idaho State University Bengal Bridge students will hold the first Bengal Bridge Car Wash Fundraiser on Friday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the AutoZone parking lot at 780 Yellowstone Avenue next to the Pocatello Fred Meyer.
Idaho State University researchers coordinate multi-nation studies of the benefits ecological systems provide
POCATELLO – Idaho State University is coordinating studies by researchers in Idaho and from around the world that examine how different societies in different ecosystems understand the economic and other benefits ecosystems provide.
Idaho State University, Fi-Ber Sports to test hockey skate protector using $111K Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission grant
POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University are building a machine to fire hockey pucks at 100 miles per hour at hockey skate protective gear to test a product designed by Fi-Ber Sports, Inc. in Boise.
ISU College of Pharmacy's Alaska program has a successful first year
POCATELLO – It has been one year since Idaho State University united with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) to offer students a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree without having to leave Alaska.
ISU researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly leads battle against antimicrobial resistance
MERIDIAN— In an effort to help improve care of U.S veterans, Idaho State University researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly is at the forefront of efforts to research the dangers posed by unnecessary antimicrobial use.
ISU renames campus facility Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex
POCATELLO – The William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex is the new name for an Idaho State University campus facility formerly known as RISE, the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering Complex.
Idaho State University MILES program hosts Idaho Adventure Learning Workshop for teachers
POCATELLO – The Managing Idaho’s Landscape for Ecosystem Services (MILES) program at Idaho State University held an Adventure Learning Workshop for middle and high school teachers from across Idaho this month.
Comedian, musician Rodney Carrington to present two shows Aug. 12 at ISU Stephens Center
POCATELLO – Comedian and musician Rodney Carrington will present two shows at 7 and 9:30 p.m. August 12 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Art Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Memorial scholarship for international students created for Ammar Al Fayiz at Idaho State University
POCATELLO- Idaho State University has created a memorial scholarship for former ISU College of Technology student, Ammar Al Fayiz who died of cancer in 2015.
ISU physics department to hold free teen water rocket workshop June 24-25
POCATELLO –There will be a free water rocket workshop for teens put on by Idaho State’s physics department from 10 a.m. to noon on June 24 and 25 at Tydeman Park in Pocatello.
Idaho State University Phi Kappa Phi installs 35 new members
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi installed 35 new members spring semester 2017.
Idaho State University appoints Caroline Faure as faculty athletics representative
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor Caroline Faure has been appointed as the faculty athletic representative by ISU President Arthur C. Vailas.
Move-In Day for ISU Bengal Bridge Students Set for June 11
POCATELLO – Students attending Idaho State University’s Bengal Bridge program will begin moving into the dormitories on June 11. This year, the program will run from June 12 until July 28.
Pocatello entrepreneurs work with ISU researchers to secure Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Grant
POCATELLO – Rory Erchul and his wife, Jennifer, of Pocatello are working with Idaho State University to create an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant that will allow them to further research and test their products if it is approved.
ISU-Meridian’s Kristina Blaiser honored for clinical research
MERIDIAN – Idaho State University’s School of Rehabilitation and Communications Sciences has honored associate professor Kristina Blaiser with its first Clinical Research Award for her work with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and their families.
Idaho State University classes cancelled Aug. 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University has announced that classes will be cancelled the first official day of classes, Monday, Aug. 21, due to the hundreds of thousands of visitors that are expected to converge on Southeast Idaho to observe the total eclipse of the sun.
ISU Summer Theatre program to present “Fiddler on the Roof”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s summer musical “Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed on June 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16 and 17 in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. All performances start at 7:30 p.m., except a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on June 8.
ISU’s Summer Concert Series and barbecues set Thursdays on the Quad
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle
Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students receive $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students will receive more than $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University toward their undergraduate degrees. The students learned about these scholarships through the College of Arts and Letters Road Scholars program.
ISU Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program receives reaccreditation by American Psychological Association; remains only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in Idaho
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program has been granted accreditation from the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) for seven additional years, and remains the only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in the state.
ISU traumatic brain injury study featured in national newsletter
POCATELLO - The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health has been recognized nationally for research looking at brain injuries in Idaho in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s April 2017 newsletter.
Idaho State University Holt Arena to receive lighting upgrades
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Holt Arena will undergo a $536,000 lighting upgrade this summer, replacing two older lighting systems with 85 LED lighting fixtures.