In this Issue
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 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 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.
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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.
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.
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.
CMS Training for Student Workers
Beginning in the Spring 2018 semester, student workers will be eligible for CMS training.
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 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 announces Eilee Fahnestock as 2017 President's Holiday Card Contest winner, Deborah Harris is runner-up
POCATELLO — Eilee Fahnestock, a senior from Idaho Falls majoring in anthropology at Idaho State University, won a $1,000 prize for her winning holiday card design that will appear on the front of ISU’s official 2017 holiday greeting card.
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.
CMS Training for Faculty
Typically, CMS training sessions are on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. This can make it difficult for faculty members to attend due to teaching schedules.
ISU Jazz Bands to present 6th annual ISU Jazz Concert Series at the Portneuf Valley Brewery
POCATELLO— The Idaho State University Jazz Bands will present the 6th annual ISU Jazz Concert Series at the Portneuf Valley Brewery on Nov. 8, Jan 24 and April 11.
David Archuleta will return to Pocatello for Season of Note Nov. 18 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – In 2008, more than 30 million viewers fell in love with his voice. Now David Archuleta will perform a concert for this Idaho State University’s A Season of Note on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.