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ISU Research Day- Caring for a Multicultural World set April 21

April, 17, 2017

MERIDIAN-Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences will host its annual Research Day called “Caring for a Multicultural World” on Friday, April 21 in Meridian and Pocatello.

The event will begin at 8  a.m. with keynote speaker Manivong J. Ratts, Ph.D., an associate professor of counseling from Seattle University. His talk is titled, "Multicultural and Social Justice Competence: Are you Walking the Talk or just Talking the Walk?" Ratts’ teaching and research is centered around advancing multicultural and social justice counseling issues. Meridian and Pocatello campuses will connect via a live video stream.

Following the keynote address, participants will split into different interprofessional groups and discuss hypothetical case studies. 

The event will conclude with a poster session presented by students and faculty from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The poster presentations feature more than 25 research projects conducted by ISU students and faculty. This event is free and anyone is invited to attend including health professionals, researchers and the ISU community. Visit the Kasiska Research Day website to register.

For more information, contact Steve Moody at (208)- 282-2304, for the Pocatello session or Cathy Oliphant at for the Meridian session.