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Idaho State University’s Wong lands $1.62 million NIH grant to investigate link between sleep problems in youth and later substance abuse

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the October 1st, 2013

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…)

ISU Pocatello Family Dentistry teams up with Pocatello Free Clinic and several volunteers to give back to the community

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

The Idaho State University Pocatello Family Dentistry, Pocatello Free Clinic, and several local dental hygiene professionals teamed up to provide free screenings for individuals who cannot afford dental care. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Thomas probes question ‘Can genetic engineering be used to help endangered species?’

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the September 27th, 2013

Weighing the pros and cons of using genetic engineering to help save endangered species is explored by Idaho State University Professor Michael Thomas and colleagues in article appearing in the Sept. 26 edition of the journal Nature. (more…)

ISU Department of Art announces call for entries for ‘Vigilance: Veterans Art Exhibition”

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 25th, 2013

The Idaho State University Department of Art is seeking entries for the first annual veterans art exhibition, "Vigilance" to be held at the John B. Davis Gallery inside the Fine Arts building. (more…)

ISU Psychology Clinic has immediate openings available

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the September 20th, 2013

Immediate openings are available for psychological and behavioral health services at the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic, located on the fifth floor of Garrison Hall on the ISU Pocatello campus. (more…)

Idaho State University beautification projects underway throughout Pocatello campus

Posted in General, People, Featured by taylandy on the September 19th, 2013

Idaho State University has completed many landscaping updates over the summer, and more to come, as a part of a series of beautification projects through donations from Jack and Mary Wheatley. (more…)

Idaho State University to host Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Nov. 16

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 18th, 2013

Idaho State University will host the Metropolitan Opera National Council district audition, which is the preliminary tryout for the most prestigious opera company in the United States, on Nov. 16. 

The auditions, open to public, will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. This is the second time these auditions, for the Metropolitan Opera's Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana District, have been held in Idaho. (more…)

Idaho State University Student Activities Board Homecoming events set Sept. 30-Oct. 5

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 18th, 2013

Idaho State University's Homecoming 2013 on the theme of "50 Years of Celebrating U" will feature a variety of ISU Student Activities Board events culminating Oct. 5 with a Homecoming parade at 9:30 a.m. and a football game Oct. 5 at 2:05 p.m. (more…)

El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries

Posted in General, People, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

The clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian. The Center is located on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. (more…)

Idaho State University International Night celebration, dinner returns Sept. 28 to Pond Student Union

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Idaho State University's International Student Association will host International Night on Saturday, Sept. 28. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

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