The Pocatello Small Business Development Center (SBDC) understands the importance of women’s contributions to the local economy. Each year, the Center offers the low-cost Working Women Business Symposium.
"Our goal is to provide inspiration, education and networking for local business women. We want to see more successful businesswomen in our community," said SBDC consultant Ann Swanson. (more…)
Alissia won the iPad at last year's ISU-Meridian Health Science Experience Night, which is an annual event offered to introduce Treasure Valley high school and college transfer students to ISU health science programs. (more…)
Wall Street Journal writes about Idaho State University management professor’s study on loudmouths in groups
A study about the effects of "loudmouths" in groups, conducted by researchers from Idaho State University and the University of Utah, was recently discussed in an article by the Wall Street Journal. Alex Bolinger, assistant professor in the Department of Management, worked with his former dissertation adviser from the University of Utah, Bryan Bonner, on the study titled "Separating the Confident from the Correct." (more…)
ISU Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy finishes multi-center clinical trial of new medication for individuals with Type 2 Diabetes
Idaho State University clinical associate professor of pharmacy, Tracy Pettinger, recently completed a collaborated, multi-center clinical trial of the new medication, Onglyza for patients with Type 2 diabetes. (more…)
The public is invited to a free science presentation "Lasers, Light and Illusions" at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 4 at Century High School Auditorium.
The show will feature multi-colored lasers, light pipes, color mixing, amazing illusions, and many other demonstrations, finishing with a laser light show set to music. Everyone attending will be given a pair of "laser rainbow" glasses to keep. All ages are welcome. There will be some loud noises, which may be startling to small children. (more…)
The Idaho Science Teachers Association (ISTA), the Idaho Council of Teachers of Math (ICTM), and the Idaho Science, Math, and Technology Coalition (ISMTC), in partnership with Idaho State University, are holding their 2013 statewide annual fall conference at Century High School Oct. 4-5. (more…)
Idaho State University Department of Physics and Pocatello Kiwanis to host a ‘haunted science lab’ Oct. 26
The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello, and the ISU Department of Physics will be hosting a "Haunted Science Laboratory" exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the old Carquest warehouse located at 1161 Wilson Ave. (more…)
The Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene recently received grants from Idaho Power and the Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Idaho to purchase mobile dental equipment and start a school-based sealant program at Greenacres Elementary School.
The department will rotate two to four senior dental hygiene students and faculty weekly to implement the program and offer dental care to approximately 70 second-grade students in the spring of 2014. (more…)
Selena Grace has been appointed Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness in Academic Affairs at Idaho State University. She will be responsible for institutional accreditation and academic strategic planning, as well as other program development processes. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Wong lands $1.62 million NIH grant to investigate link between sleep problems in youth and later substance abuse
A new study that will be carried out at Idaho State University over the next five years will help researchers further understand the link between sleep problems in youths and later substance abuse and high-risk behavior.
"If we can clarify the relationship between sleep problems and later substance abuse and other high-risk behavior it will help with the development of prevention programs and effective treatments for those behaviors," said Maria Wong, professor and director of experimental training in the ISU Department of Psychology. (more…)