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Gender and paganism the subject of ISU presentation

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 26th, 2007

Claudia McCoy, assistant director of the Idaho State University Women’s Studies Program, will deliver a presentation titled “Celebrating the Goddess and Her Consort: How Paganism Embraces Partnership, Duality and Reverence For All Things,” on Oct. 31 at noon in the Clearwater Room of the ISU Pond Student Union Building.  (more…)

ISU presents seventh annual College Majors and Graduate School Fair

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the October 26th, 2007

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? If not, plan to attend the seventh annual College Majors and Graduate School Fair on Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

Iraq War veteran is subject of ISU brain-injury telecast

Posted in General, Events, Research by taylandy on the October 26th, 2007

Staff Sgt. DeWayne Mayer, along with his wife, Jeannette, will share his story of living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a free public presentation titled “Heart of a Hero: A Soldier’s Return after TBI” to be telecast at various sites throughout Idaho on Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. (more…)

Study: Some coaches lack concussion awareness

Posted in General, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the October 26th, 2007

Many Idaho high school football coaches are unfamiliar with the signs and symptoms of concussion and are inexperienced in managing instances of mild concussion, concludes a study by Caroline Faure, Ed.D., Idaho State University assistant professor in the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education.

Faure conducted a study to determine if Idaho high school football coaches were acting consistently with regard to experts’ recommendations when it came to managing concussion and determining when a player suffering from a concussion should return to play. (more…)

Pocatello teacher, now ISU professor, honored by Wal-Mart as Idaho Teacher of the Year

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the October 26th, 2007

Wal-Mart announced on Oct. 26 that Caroline Faure, Ed.D., a broadcast technology teacher at Highland High School in Pocatello for the 2006-07 academic year has been named Teacher of the Year in Idaho in the 12th annual Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club State Teacher of the Year program.  Faure was honored at a special ceremony at the school, and in her honor the school received a $10,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation.

Faure is now an assistant professor in the ISU Department of Sports Science and Physical Education. (more…)

Idaho State University, Portneuf Medical Center sign Memorandum of Understanding

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the October 25th, 2007

At a joint press conference held Oct. 24 Bannock County Commissioners, Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) and Idaho State University (ISU) announced they are working together to explore the possibility of PMC becoming an academic medical center. (more…)

Digital dance workshop scheduled at ISU Oct. 26-27

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 25th, 2007

Shawn T. Bible, M.F.A., assistant professor of dance at Texas Tech University, will present a two-day workshop at Idaho State University focused on creating digital portfolios for performing artists. The workshop will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, Room 234. (more…)

ISU to host Haunted Lab on Oct. 30

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 25th, 2007

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students and the ISU Department of Physics will hold a Haunted Laboratory exhibit, free and open to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.  (more…)

ISU Women’s Holiday Fair set Nov. 9

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the October 25th, 2007

The Idaho State University Women’s Club will hold its annual Holiday Fair on Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. Fair proceeds go toward scholarships for ISU students. (more…)

Veterans with traumatic brain injuries the subject of telecast series

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the October 25th, 2007

The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health will present free public presentations statewide on traumatic brain injury (TBI) in response to high numbers of military personnel coming home suffering such disabilities.

The IRH will present its seventh annual “Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury VGR Series.” This six-week series of presentations will be telecast throughout Idaho at selected sites from Nov. 1 through Dec. 13. (more…)

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