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Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History to host ‘Muggle Magic’ exhibit Oct. 19

Posted in General, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host "Muggle Magic," an exhibit based on real science from "Harry Potter" on Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more…)

ISU departments collaborate, prepare for International Paleoamerican Odessy Conference in October

Posted in General, People, Research by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Several Idaho State University departments are collaborating to discuss archeological sites in Idaho and prepare for the International Paleoamerican Odyssey Conference. (more…)

ISU holiday card contest open to undergraduate, graduate students; top prize $1,000, deadline for entry is Oct. 14

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the September 17th, 2013

Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year's ISU holiday card. The contest winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, the runner-up a $500 cash prize. The winning entry will appear on the University holiday card, which is sent to thousands of University family members and supporters. (more…)

Idaho State University Homecoming award recipients announced; Alumni Recognition Dinner set Oct. 4

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 16th, 2013

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during 2013 Homecoming.

Recipients will be honored at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail The cost is $40 per person.

Award winners are: (more…)

Idaho State University occupational therapy will host CarFit event Sept. 30 in Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 13th, 2013

The Idaho State University occupational therapy program will host its annual CarFit event at the Holt Arena parking lot in Pocatello Monday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The ISU occupational therapy program began hosting CarFit events in 2009, and is now in its fifth year of hosting events. (more…)

31st annual I Love ISU scholarship campaign features calling in Pocatello Sept. 16-19

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 13th, 2013

Entering its 31st year, the I Love ISU campaign will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 16-19.

"This campaign raises scholarship funds from local donors to provide for local college students," said Teresa Borrenpohl, ISU assistant director of Alumni Relations and director of the I Love ISU campaign. (more…)

Idaho State University champion rodeo team hosts Bengal Round-Up Sept. 12-14

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the September 11th, 2013

Idaho State University's national champion rodeo team will host the ISU Bengal Round-Up Rodeo this weekend. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 12, and continuing Friday and Saturday, the rodeo team will begin defending their title at the Bannock County Fairgrounds.

Thursday and Friday performances will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday's event will be at 5:30 p.m. Slack will be at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Tickets will cost $5 for adults, and are free for ISU students, staff and faculty. Children’s admission is free.

For more information, contact Melisa Moon at


Idaho State University-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider featured in Food and Nutrition Magazine

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Idaho State University Associate Professor and registered dietitian Ruth Schneider is profiled for her efforts to fight hunger in Boise in the September-October issue of Food and Nutrition Magazine, a publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (more…)

Idaho State University scientists, students explore ancient tracks discovered at American Falls Reservoir

Posted in General, People, Research, Featured by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Idaho State University scientists, graduate and undergraduate students are piecing together ancient animal tracks that date back 10,000 to 200,000 years ago along the American Falls Reservoir. (more…)

Idaho State University nursing Professor Reynolds receives funding for palliative care study

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research by taylandy on the September 10th, 2013

Finding evidence to verify what nurses already know from their everyday experience is the topic of an Idaho State University nursing professor's new study.

Mary Anne Reynolds' one-year descriptive study on palliative care was funded by the American Nurses Foundation for $5,000.  Palliative care is the specialized medical treatment for people with limiting and potentially life-ending illnesses. (more…)

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