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Idaho State University scientist Richard Brey elected to serve on National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the March 18th, 2013

Idaho State University's Richard Brey, chair of the ISU Department of Nuclear Engineering and Health Physics, has this month been elected to the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements.

This council has a great deal of responsibility for establishing U.S. standards of best practice in radiation. (more…)

Be a Bengal: ISU to host April 3 reception for fall freshmen and parents in Meridian

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the March 18th, 2013

Idaho State University will host "Bengal Declaration" on Wednesday, April 3, 6 p.m. at ISU-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.

High-school students attending ISU in the fall and their parents will learn about the next steps to becoming a Bengal and tips on how to make the freshman year a success, according to organizers.  (more…)

Idaho State University Humanties Cafe March 21 features panel on crime, violence in detective/spy genre

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the March 18th, 2013

Three scholars will take up violence, censorship, terrorism and secrecy in the detective/spy genre of literature and film at 6 p.m. March 21 in the Portneuf Valley Brewery in Pocatello. (more…)

Students get a jump on biomedical research, thanks to Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy professor

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the March 18th, 2013

Niki Peters peers at the intricate web of ribbon-shaped lines and chains rotating across her computer screen in a pharmacy research laboratory at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.

Thanks to a sophisticated molecular visualization program called VMD, Peters is able to construct a movie, simulating in 3D how nicotine binds with protein receptors in the human brain. (more…)

Idaho State University 2013 Early Registration set April 9-12 on ISU Pocatello campus

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

Idaho State University invites incoming ISU freshmen and their parents to participate in the 2013 Early Registration event, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9-12 on ISU Pocatello campus. An additional session is set from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the same location.  Students are to choose one session to attend. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History Science Trek 2013, a night of science exploration for kids, set April 12-13

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho Public Television will present a night of scientific exploration with Science Trek 2013, which runs from 6 p.m. Friday, April 12, to 8 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Museum. (more…)

‘Green Energy’ topic of March 15 ISU faculty development seminar

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

­ "Green Energy" is the topic of the noon–1:30 p.m. March 15 Idaho State University Faculty Development Seminar by Jeff Chritz, consulting engineer, Pocatello. (more…)

Gov. Otter, Mayors Blad and England proclaim March 17-23 Idaho State University Week

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits, Research, Featured by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad and Chubbuck Mayor Steven England have written proclamations proclaiming that March 17-23 is Idaho State University Week. (more…)

Schedule announced for Celebrate Idaho State on March 19

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

The third annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, will feature more than 120 groups providing a variety of free food, entertainment, art, culture, information, and scientific displays and demonstrations from 4 to 7 p.m. March 19 in and near the ISU Pond Student Union.

This year's event incorporates the Idaho Science and Engineering Festival and the Idaho State University College of Technology's Tech Expo.

Some schedule highlights, all held in the Pond Student Union unless otherwise noted, include:  (more…)

Idaho State University Give Kids a Smile Day: 91 underserved children receive free dental hygiene care

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene students and faculty in collaboration with the Southeastern Idaho Health District and the ISU Family Dentistry provided free dental hygiene care to 91 children as part of the 2013 ISU Give Kids a Smile Day activities. (more…)

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