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Idaho State University School of Nursing awarded $1.3 million HRSA grant to expand rural nursing program

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the August 26th, 2011

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration awarded two grants for a total of $1.3 million to Idaho State University School of Nursing for expansion of transition-to-practice programs reaching rural nurses across the country through the Northwest Rural Nurse Residency program. (more…)

Idah State University Rugby Club announces fall schedule

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 26th, 2011

Idaho State University Rugby Club, which compiled a 16-3-1 record last season, has announced its fall 2011 match schedule, which includes 10 matches and begins Sept. 3.

"The team is probably the strongest we've ever had here," said Ram Eddings, team coach and advisor. "We had a great recruiting season, including landing four young men from a Jesuit high school in Sacramento, Calif., that won the 2011 national rugby prep championship. They’re a great addition for us." (more…)

Female volunteers needed for Idaho State University nutrition study

Posted in General by taylandy on the August 24th, 2011

Idaho State University dietetics assistant professor Cynthia Blanton, who was awarded a $91,000 grant from the Idaho Beef Council last year, is looking for female undergraduate students to participate in her study.

Volunteers receive $135 for participating in the study. (more…)

‘Harvest Your Potential’ series offered to ISU students

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the August 23rd, 2011

Idaho State University Central Academic Advising and the Career Center are teaming up to present a semester-long student success and retention series called "Harvest Your Potential." (more…)

Monsanto awards scholarships to ISU welding students

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the August 15th, 2011


Idaho State University Welding students, Daniel Alcala and Steve Lara have each been awarded a Monsanto Welding Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. Each student will receive $2,500. (more…)

29th annual ‘I Love ISU’ campaign features activities in Pocatello, Treasure Valley, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the August 15th, 2011

The 29th annual "I Love ISU" campaign for Idaho State University academic scholarships is featuring events across southern Idaho in Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and the Treasure Valley with fundraising calling starting on Sept. 1 in Blackfoot.

"'I Love ISU' is a tremendous opportunity to help students and be part of ISU," said Tony Dickey, director of ISU annual giving. "With our help, the scholarships provided to students can make a giant difference in their lives and in our communities." (more…)

ISU Adult Success Center accepting students for fall

Posted in General by taylandy on the August 15th, 2011

The Idaho State University Adult Success Center is now accepting students for free, basic skill adult education classes beginning Aug. 22.  Classes are filling fast. (more…)

City of Pocatello decorating city streets with 48-inch Bengal paws; ISU supporters invited to sponsor them

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the August 15th, 2011

Community members, Idaho State University faculty and staff, and ISU boosters have been invited by Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad to support ISU by sponsoring the 48-inch orange and black Bengal paws that are being installed on Pocatello streets. (more…)

ISU Davis Gallery features new exhibit ‘Din of Murmurs: the GlassBook Project’

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the August 11th, 2011

"Nick Kline, Din of Murmurs: the GlassBook Project" will open Aug. 22 and run through Sept. 16 at the Idaho State University John B. Davis Gallery.

This is the second stop on a tour of well-known art institutions that includes Paul Robeson Gallery at Rutgers University in Newark, N.J.; The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, N.J.; Sol Mednic Gallery at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Penn.; and Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y. 

The exhibition features abstract photographs and sculptures, or glass books, drawn from different collections of the GlassBook Project. The artworks in the GlassBook Project aim to build understanding of different human responses to trauma.  (more…)

Welcome Back Orange and Black Aug. 22! Students can win free car, diamond, other prizes, plus free food and entertainment

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the August 11th, 2011

Idaho State University students will have a chance to win a car, a $2,500 diamond and other great prizes, plus enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the second annual "Welcome Back Orange and Black" from 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Old Town Pocatello. (more…)

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