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August 20, 2018

ISU Institute of Rural Health seeks comment on statewide traumatic brain injury plan

MERIDIAN—Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has received a $450,000 grant from the federal Administration for Community Living to continue the development of a statewide action plan to address the needs of citizens living with a traumatic brain injury or TBI.

News Bites

August 15, 2018

Biological sciences major Cody Feldman is ISU Career Path Intern of the Month for August

POCATELLO – Cody Feldman has been named the Idaho State University Career Path Intern for the month of August by the ISU Career Center.

August 15, 2018

Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge underway on ISU’s campus

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) is once again leading a group of students in the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge who will prepare for the U.S. Bank Pitch-off Contest this fall and then try to compete for $100,000 in prize money next spring.

August 16, 2018

Public can view live exploration of underwater volcanoes from study that involves ISU researchers looking at possibility of life on Saturn moon 

POCATELLO – The public and educators can join Idaho State University geosciences Associate Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak as researchers from NASA, NOAA and other partners explore the possibility of life on one of Saturn’s moons by sending unmanned submersibles down to study volcanoes on the Pacific Ocean’s sea floor.

August 17, 2018

How thick is the skin of the earth? Idaho State University researchers discover a simple empirical model to predict soil thickness

POCATELLO –A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service has discovered a simple method for predicting the spatial distribution of soil thickness across a landscape.

August 21, 2018

Nominations now open for “Idaho Business Leader of the Year” recognition event celebrating 60th anniversary in 2019

 POCATELLO – Nominations are now open for the “Idaho Business Leader of the Year.”

ISU Service Learning Forum - Call for Proposals and Event Information

Research Participants Sought for Audiology Study

Two ISU Dietetics Programs Awarded National Reaccreditation for Seven Years

Events

August 23, 2018

2018 I Love ISU Campaign kicks off Aug. 31 at Bengal football game

POCATELLO – The 36th I Love ISU Campaign kicks off with fun and football at 5 p.m. Aug. 31 with a tailgate celebration and ribbon-cutting on the ICCU Practice Field, prior to the Idaho State University football game against Western State Colorado University.

August 21, 2018

A Season of Note presents An Evening with Three Dog Night Sept. 12 at Stephens Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s A Season of Note will present An Evening with Three Dog Night at 7:30 p.m. Sep. 12 in the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

Faculty/Staff Updates

August 21, 2018

ISU piano instructor Mark Neiwirth receives Idaho Governor’s Award in the Arts

POCATELLO -- Idaho State University piano instructor Mark Neiwirth has received a prestigious Idaho Governor's Award in the Arts for Excellence in the Arts.

August 21, 2018

Idaho State University Honors Program features new director Shannon Nawotniak

POCATELLO – Making the Idaho State University Honors Program, the premier honors program in Idaho, more visible and strengthening collaborations across campus are among the goals new director Shannon Kobs Nawotniak has for the program.

August 23, 2018

Longtime ISU College of Nursing faculty Nancy Renn to be honored with “Distinguished Lifetime Career in Nursing” award  

POCATELLO - Nurse Leaders of Idaho will honor Idaho State University College of Nursing Interim Dean Nancy Renn with their most prestigious award in a ceremony on Sept. 13 in Boise.

Jessica Winston and Matthew Levay Meet with Rep. Mike Simpson

Maria Wong's Article Featured in NIH Research Highlights

Ruiling Guo publishes a paper in the American Journal of Management

Dietetics Programs: Organizational Changes, New Faculty

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