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2012-13 ‘A Season of Note’ series announced; highlights include Little River Band, America, Pam Tillis shows

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the July 30th, 2012

Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2012-13 "A Season of Note" series, including concerts by Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis Oct. 18, the Little River Band Nov. 15 and classic-rock band America March 2.

"Once again, we are presenting a wide variety of programs for out patrons to enjoy, from illusionist and acrobats to an array of musical acts," said George Casper, ISU director of events. "The variety and quality of this year's series is excellent." (more…)

American Red Cross emergency shelter at Holt Arena for evacuees of the Charlotte Fire closed

Posted in General, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the June 29th, 2012


The American Red Cross emergency shelter in the Idaho State University Holt Arena for evacuees of the Charlotte Fire in the Mink Creek and Gibson Jack areas was closed at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, announced Stephen Chatterton, director of ISU Public Safety.


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Idaho State University Alumni Association to present Steve Eaton concert July 21 in Boise

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the June 22nd, 2012

Enjoy the music of singer/songwriter Steve Eaton  and help feed Idaho’s hungry during  "An Evening with Steve Eaton," Saturday, July 21, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.

The concert is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Old Penitentiary Road, Boise.  Gates open at 5 p.m. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History fieldtrip to explore Camas Prairie June 9 has buses leaving from Boise, Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2012

On Saturday, June 9, 90 participants from across Southern Idaho, on buses leaving from Boise and Pocatello, will converge on the Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh to experience camas lilies in bloom while learning of their importance to the lifestyle of Idaho’s Native peoples and the natural ecosystem.

The theme of the fieldtrip is "A Splash of Blue, A Marsh of Green, Wings on the Wind: Exploring the Camas Prairie." (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian confers 195 degrees at May commencement; Russell Singleton selected top Student Excellence honoree

Posted in General, People, Academics, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 10th, 2012
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center awarded 195 degrees in graduate, undergraduate and professional programs during commencement exercises May 7 at the Boise Centre. 

Programs included pharmacy, audiology, physician assistant studies, nursing, speech-language pathology, counseling, medical laboratory sciences, athletic administration, public health, paramedic science, and communication sciences and disorders.

The commencement address was delivered by Dr. Ted Epperly, the chief executive and director of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.  He told the graduates he was proud to call them colleagues and encouraged them to serve others. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Madaras-Kelly receives NIH grant to improve antibiotic use in hospitals

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the May 2nd, 2012

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Karl Madaras-Kelly has received a $365,166 research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop standards for measuring antibiotic use in hospitalized patients.

The study—the largest of its kind to date—has the potential to improve care and decrease antibiotic-resistant infections in hospitals nationwide. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian will confer 195 degrees at May 7 commencement; renowned Boise physician Ted Epperly to speak

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the April 26th, 2012

Melanie Person has always been fascinated with psychology.  When she graduated from high school in 1995, a teacher wrote in her yearbook, "I look forward to discussing psychoanalysis with you in the future, Dr. Person."

Well, she's ready for that discussion. Person is receiving her doctorate in counselor education and counseling Monday, May 7 during Idaho State University-Meridian’s commencement ceremony. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front Street.  ISU-Meridian will confer 195 degrees—the majority in the health professions and health sciences. (more…)

Learn about traumatic brain injury through Idaho State University Web series April 12, 19 and 26

Posted in General, Events, Research, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the April 5th, 2012

Traumatic brain injury research, education and prevention will be explored in a free, three-part Web series, sponsored by Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health.

Sessions are April 12, 19 and 26, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., MST. Family members, private providers, state agency personnel, and the general public who work with or have an interest in traumatic brain injuries can register at www.idahotbi.org and read more about each session. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian to provide dental evaluations, physical exams, flu shots for uninsured at April 12 community health screening

Posted in General, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the March 30th, 2012

Uninsured and in need of health services?

Attend a community health screening, Thursday, April 12, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Pioneer Neighborhood Community House, 500 S. Ash St., Boise. Faculty and student clinicians from the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will conduct the screenings. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian faculty, students to offer free health screenings to uninsured on March 15 in Boise

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the February 29th, 2012

Uninsured and in need of medical or dental care?

Attend a free Community Health Screening, Thursday, March 15, 4 to 7 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., Boise. Faculty and student clinicians from the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will conduct the screenings. (more…)

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