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ISU departments collaborate, prepare for International Paleoamerican Odessy Conference in October

Posted in General, People, Research by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Several Idaho State University departments are collaborating to discuss archeological sites in Idaho and prepare for the International Paleoamerican Odyssey Conference. (more…)

ISU holiday card contest open to undergraduate, graduate students; top prize $1,000, deadline for entry is Oct. 14

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year's ISU holiday card. The contest winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, the runner-up a $500 cash prize. The winning entry will appear on the University holiday card, which is sent to thousands of University family members and supporters. (more…)

Idaho State University Homecoming award recipients announced; Alumni Recognition Dinner set Oct. 4

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 16th, 2013

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during 2013 Homecoming.

Recipients will be honored at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail alumni@isu.edu. The cost is $40 per person.

Award winners are: (more…)

Idaho State University occupational therapy will host CarFit event Sept. 30 in Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 13th, 2013

The Idaho State University occupational therapy program will host its annual CarFit event at the Holt Arena parking lot in Pocatello Monday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The ISU occupational therapy program began hosting CarFit events in 2009, and is now in its fifth year of hosting events. (more…)

31st annual I Love ISU scholarship campaign features calling in Pocatello Sept. 16-19

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 13th, 2013

Entering its 31st year, the I Love ISU campaign will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 16-19.

"This campaign raises scholarship funds from local donors to provide for local college students," said Teresa Borrenpohl, ISU assistant director of Alumni Relations and director of the I Love ISU campaign. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider featured in Food and Nutrition Magazine

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Idaho State University Associate Professor and registered dietitian Ruth Schneider is profiled for her efforts to fight hunger in Boise in the September-October issue of Food and Nutrition Magazine, a publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (more…)

Idaho State University scientists, students explore ancient tracks discovered at American Falls Reservoir

Posted in General, People, Research, Featured by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Idaho State University scientists, graduate and undergraduate students are piecing together ancient animal tracks that date back 10,000 to 200,000 years ago along the American Falls Reservoir. (more…)

Idaho State University nursing Professor Reynolds receives funding for palliative care study

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Finding evidence to verify what nurses already know from their everyday experience is the topic of an Idaho State University nursing professor's new study.

Mary Anne Reynolds' one-year descriptive study on palliative care was funded by the American Nurses Foundation for $5,000.  Palliative care is the specialized medical treatment for people with limiting and potentially life-ending illnesses. (more…)

National Science Foundation awards $99,335 grant to ISU’s Mousavinezhad to study algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum

Posted in General, People, Research by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $99,335 grant to Idaho State University Professor Hossein Mousavinezhad for the study of advanced algorithms for efficient use of electromagnetic spectrum, which ultimately could help relieve congestion on the World Wide Web and other "information superhighways."

This research work is a collaboration of ISU engineering faculty and scientists at the Idaho National Laboratory. (more…)

Research conducted by ISU Professor Meyers results in finding a safer alternative for collegiate women’s soccer fields

Posted in General, People, Research, Featured by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Idaho State University Associate Professor of Sports Science and Physical Education Michael Meyers released research findings that concluded there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate women’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass.

The analyses also indicated fewer injuries on the artificial turf when comparing injury time loss, player position, injury grade, injuries under various field conditions and temperatures, cleat design and turf age. Meyers evaluated female soccer players from 13 universities over five competitive seasons. A total of 797 collegiate games were evaluated with 355 games played on artificial turf and 442 games played on natural grass. (more…)

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