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Idaho State University opens new specialty speech communication clinic; hopes to educate public about oromyofacial disorders

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the December 1st, 2011

The Idaho State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has opened a specialty clinic within its Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic, but there's one problem – people who need its services may not be aware they need them.

"We need to educate the public about the kinds of disorders this clinic assesses and treats," said Joni Loftin, a speech-language pathologist and clinical professor at Idaho State University. "Our new ISU Orofacial Myology Clinic is the only one of its kind in the region and offers unique services that can treat a variety of functional issues." (more…)

Idaho State University English Professor Swetnam named to Honor Roll of Philanthropic Heroes

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the December 1st, 2011

Idaho State University English Professor Susan Swetnam was honored this month in Boise when she was named to the Honor Roll of Philanthropic Heroes for her work during the past year with Silver Sage Girl Scout Council. 

She was honored at the annual Idaho Heroes in Philanthropy Celebration put on by the Idaho Association of Fundraising Professionals. (more…)

Idaho State University Mind’s Eye Gallery celebrates King James Version of the Bible’s 400th anniversary

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits, Featured by taylandy on the December 1st, 2011

Four hundred years ago a group of biblical scholars, largely unknown today, created the most enduring and influential religious and literary work ever written in English: The King James Version of the Bible. To mark the anniversary, Idaho State University associate professor of mass communication Thomas Terry is the curator of a show at the Mind's Eye Gallery in the Rendezvous Complex on the ISU campus.

The show runs from Dec. 3 to Dec. 16 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and is titled, "Verbum Dei Manet Aeternum: The King James Bible 400th Anniversary 1611-2011."  The Latin phrase means, "The Word of God Endureth Forever." (more…)

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