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Idaho State University Department of Electrical Engineering to host seminar with three guest speakers Dec. 2

Posted in General by taylandy on the November 30th, 2011

The Idaho State University Department of Electrical Engineering will host a seminar with three guest speakers on Dec. 2 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Room 7 at the Eli M. Oboler Library on the Pocatello campus and in Room 311 at the Center for Higher Education Building on the Idaho Falls campus. (more…)

Idaho State University faculty art exhibition on display through Jan. 20

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the November 29th, 2011

The Idaho State University annual Art and Pre-Architecture Faculty Exhibition will run in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building through Jan. 20.

The exhibition will be on display from Nov. 29 to Dec. 20, and then reopened Jan. 9-20. The gallery will be closed during ISU's student winter break. (more…)

Idaho State University HRTD applied research center selected as finalist for IdeaPaint makeover project

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the November 29th, 2011

The Idaho State University Human Resource Training and Development Student Applied Research Center has been named as one of 10 finalists in the IDEAPAINT360 Makeover Contest.

The ISU program will receive a free room renovation from IdeaPaint if it is selected as one of two winners in the contest based on a popular vote. Voting ends Dec. 4. (more…)

Idaho State University IMNH hosts National Science Foundation workshop Nov. 30-Dec. 2; topic is virtual repositories

Posted in General, Events, Research, Featured by taylandy on the November 29th, 2011

The U.S. National Science Foundation will host an international workshop "Virtual Repositories for a Global Archaeological Science" Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History.

"The workshop examines the science of creating virtual museum repositories where entire museum and archaeological collections are put online so that research can be conducted by anyone from wherever they are located," said Herbert Maschner, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History. (more…)

Idaho State University Operation Gift Wrap, Marine Corps Toys for Tots programs collecting wish-lists, donations to provide for ISU veterans and their families

Posted in General, People, Featured by taylandy on the November 28th, 2011


The Operation Gift Wrap Program, sponsored by the Idaho State University Veterans' Sanctuary and Armed Forces Veterans' Club, is collecting requests for a Christmas wish-list, as well as donations, to help provide for the needs of ISU veterans and their spouses during the holiday season.

The Veterans' Sanctuary and Veterans' Club will also be partnering with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program to collect toys for each of the family's children. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide free flu shots at community health screening Dec. 7

Posted in General, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the November 23rd, 2011

Uninsured and unable to afford medical care?

For the second year, the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, Ada County, Central District Health, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare have partnered to bring free community health screenings to low-income Ada County residents. (more…)

Idaho State University researcher Dudgeon unravels archaeological mysteries examining skeletal fragments using high-tech tools

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the November 21st, 2011

Using only a tooth, researchers at Idaho State University can help solve ancient archeological mysteries – for example, determining what someone ate hundreds of years ago on Easter Island or tracing the genetics of 2,000-year-old Roman slaves – by utilizing new technologies and methods.

"One single tooth from a skeleton can tell you a whole lot of things," said John Dudgeon, Idaho State University anthropology assistant professor, who, among other duties, is the director of the ISU Anthropology-Biology Ancient DNA Extraction Laboratory. (more…)

Idaho State University events, November 18-December 3

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 18th, 2011

Calendar of Events

ISU Coming Events: November 18-December 3

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU's homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is (208) 282-3620.

Friday, November 18 (more…)

District 25 vocational transition program hosts open house for new home at Idaho State University

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the November 18th, 2011

The Idaho School District 25 Vocational Opportunities for Independent Community-based Education (VOICE) program, which serves special needs students, held an open house on Nov. 18 to celebrate its new home in the Vocational Arts Building at Idaho State University. (more…)

Idaho State University Tree Lighting Festival set Dec. 1

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits by taylandy on the November 18th, 2011

The Idaho State University Union Program Council will hold a Holiday Tree Lighting Festival at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 featuring a variety of activities. (more…)

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