In this Issue
Idaho State University researchers study salmonflies’ benefits, ecology
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, including master’s students Adam Eckersell and McKenna Adams, are studying salmonflies on the Henrys Fork Snake River and Middle Fork Salmon River drainages, exploring everything from these insect’s social impact on humans to their importance for providing pigmentation that can color the feathers of songbirds that feed on them.
It takes a team: ISU health professions students participate in IPE Case Day
POCATELLO—More than 150 Idaho State University students, faculty and administrators participated in the Interprofessional Education Case Day Experience on April 26—an event organizers would like to expand to other campuses next year.
ISU-Meridian College of Pharmacy student Melvina Lake awarded United States Public Health Service Excellence Award
MERIDIAN— Melvina Lake, a second-year pharmacy student at Idaho State University-Meridian, has been awarded the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award by the United States Public Health Service.
ISU College of Pharmacy’s Jared Barrott researching cancer drugs to treat rare tumors in children and teenagers
POCATELLO - After more than eight years of research training and education, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy’s Jarod Barrott is ready to begin work studying an anti-cancer drug in a new setting, in the hopes that it will help treat children with advanced bone and muscle cancers.
Idaho State University pharmacists to start prescribing hormonal contraception at Bengal Pharmacy
POCATELLO - Bengal Pharmacy, on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello, is now offering a new service, the Pharmacist-Prescribed Hormonal Contraception Program.
Idaho Museum of Natural History offering free admission to veterans through Blue Star Museums program
Idaho Museum of Natural History is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer
INBRE program at ISU gives taste of biomedical research to budding researchers
POCATELLO –Undergraduate students have been paired with their mentors to begin an intensive summer working full-time as biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program.
'Lunch and Learn' tour shows off Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex facilities
Community members, local decision-makers, media representatives and Idaho State University faculty and staff visited the William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex on May 22 to tour newly renovated research laboratories and technology classrooms.
Mars or bust! Astronomical Idaho exhibit at IMNH brings visitors one step closer to Red Planet
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on Idaho State University’s Pocatello campus will explore beyond our atmosphere this summer with the exhibit Astronomical Idaho that also features the Be the Astronaut exhibit.
ISU Rodeo Team will send eight competitors to the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Rodeo Team will send eight competitors to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming from June 9 to June 16.
Discover Idaho Dinosaurs! Museum to offer four weeklong camps
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at the Idaho State University Pocatello campus will offer four weeklong summer daytime Dino Camps for youths ages 10-18 starting June 11.
Idaho State University to host engineering and robotics camps for students finishing seventh and eighth grade
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and HayWire Robotics are offering summer robotics and engineering camps June 4-22 for junior high students finishing seventh and eighth grade.
ISU music professor Patrick Brooks revives rare jazz composition, to present internationally
POCATELLO – A rare composition by jazz legend Charles Mingus has again reached audiences’ ears thanks to Idaho State University Department of Music Professor Patrick Brooks.
ISU psychology student Shelby Weber awarded prestigious research internship
POCATELLO – Recent psychology graduate Shelby Weber plans to begin Ph.D. studies in clinical psychology at Idaho State University this fall. Before she returns, she will complete a Chicago-based research internship funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) studying chronic pain and traumatic experiences in inner-city women.
ISU Summer Theatre program to present classic musical “Hello, Dolly!”
POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present Jerry Herman’s Tony-Award-winning “Hello, Dolly!” as the 2018 Summer Musical.
ISU’s Summer Soundwaves concerts and barbeques will begin on June 7
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Summer Soundwaves concerts and barbecues will be every Thursday night from June 7 to July 19 on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.
ISU CW HOG to host 16th annual golf tournament on July 14
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group will host its 16th annual golf tournament on July 14 at the Riverside Golf Course in Pocatello.
Bethany Schultz Hurst Serves as Guest Poetry Editor
ISU sociology Professor DJ Williams publishes serial homicide and leisure research
POCATELLO – Forensic investigators, academics and hobbyists have long studied the motivations behind serial homicide. Now, research from Idaho State University Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology Associate Professor DJ Williams suggests that serial homicide may function as an enjoyable leisure experience for offenders.
Lydia Wilkes Presents At Conferences