News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
No health insurance? Still need to protect yourself from the flu? ISU-Meridian sponsors comprehensive health screening March 15
MERIDIAN—Basic physical and dental exams and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screeningThursday, March 15, 4-7 p.m., at the Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center at Idaho State University-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Idaho State University chemistry researchers use thermal imaging to retrieve serial numbers from stolen property in a non-destructive manner
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Department of Chemistry researchers are using thermal imaging – and a lot of complicated math formulas – to develop a nondestructive means of recovering defaced or scraped serial numbers from stolen items such as guns or vehicles.
Idaho State University presidential applicant Ricardo Azziz withdraws
POCATELLO – Idaho State University presidential finalist Ricardo Azziz, M.D., has withdrawn his application and the search will continue with the four remaining finalists.
Fahim Rahim, co-founder of the Idaho Kidney Institute, to speak at the Idaho State University College of Business Wells Fargo Speaker Series event
POCATELLO– On Thursday, March 29, Dr. Fahim Rahim, nephrologist and co-founder of the Idaho Kidney Institute, will speak on behalf of the Idaho State University College of Business’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series.
Idaho State University names Anita Smith as dean of School of Nursing
POCATELLO – Anita Smith, Ph.D., is slated to become the new dean of Idaho State University’s School of Nursing.
ISU to host fifth annual Hispanic Healthcare and Technology Careers Conference on March 3
POCATELLO – The fifth annual Hispanic Healthcare and Technology Careers Conference will be held on March 3 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.
“The Acoustic Living Room” Songs and Stories with Kathy Mattea, Bill Cooley set March 17 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – Kathy Mattea will bring her performance of “The Acoustic Living Room Songs and Stories” to the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Art Center on March 17 at 7:30 p.m.
ISU’s Healthy Bengal Coalition has designated March as Opioid Awareness Month
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Healthy Bengal Coalition has designated March as “Opioid Awareness Month” and is offering three seminars to promote awareness and education about the opioid crisis.
ISU music faculty members Geoffrey Friedley and Kori Bond to perform Schubert’s “Winterreise”
POCATELLO – On March 3 at 7:30 p.m., Idaho State University music faculty members Geoffrey Friedley, tenor, and Kori Bond, pianist, will perform Franz Schubert’s “Winterreise” in ISU’s Goranson Hall.
ISU Choirs to present Mid-Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Music will present the ISU Choirs Mid-Winter Concert on Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center on the ISU campus.
ISU-Meridian's Noah Harper to speak on Capitol Hill
MERIDIAN—Idaho State University-Meridian’s Noah Harper will travel to Washington, D.C., March 7-9 to participate in the Federation of American Societies for Experiential Biology’s annual Capitol Hill Day.
ISU names Rachel Azzarito new emergency services education coordinator
MERIDIAN—Rachel Azzarito is Idaho State University’s new education coordinator for the Emergency Services Department.
ISU College of Arts and Letters raises more than $65,000 at fifth annual New Year’s Eve Gala, sees record attendance
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters raised more than $65,000 in revenue at its fifth annual New Year’s Eve Gala and saw record attendance. After expenses, the remaining proceeds will benefit College of Arts and Letters students.
Discover Opportunity: ISU Day at the Capitol set for Feb. 28
BOISE – Learn about education opportunities at Idaho State University at ISU Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
ISU’s successful Family Medicine Residency Program has plans to expand including rural residency spot in Rexburg
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s highly successful and lauded Family Medicine Residency Program continues to answer Idaho’s physician shortage and has plans for expansion, which includes a rural training track in Rexburg that could begin in 2019.
ISU’s Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization to host Festival De HALO on Feb. 24
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (HALO) will host Festival De HALO on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
32nd annual Bellon Visiting Author Series to feature award-winning author Kashmira Sheth March 5-7
POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Education and The Southeast Idaho Reading Council will host the 32nd Bellon Visiting Author Series March 5-7 with featured author/illustrator Kashmira Sheth.
Poet Rudy Francisco to perform Feb. 21 at ISU Pond Student Union
POCATELLO — Renowned spoken word poet Rudy Francisco will perform at Idaho State University Feb. 21 in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to honor William Akersten at March 3 Masquerade Benefit
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University campus will honor former curator William (Bill) A. Akersten at the Museum Masquerade Benefit on March 3.
ISU to host second annual Positive Body Image Symposium on March 5 and 6
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will host a Positive Body Image Symposium on March 5 and 6 in the Rendezvous Complex Suites.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to host book publishing seminar with Utah State University Press
POCATELLO—The College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University will host a book publishing seminar titled “How to Publish with a University Press: Everything You Need to Know from Draft to Contract” with Utah State University Press on Feb. 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Rendezvous Suite B.
ISU Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band set to perform on Feb. 23
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band will present their first concert of the semester on Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University dental hygiene article named ‘Most Notable’ by Journal of Dental Education; student author Victoria Martin garners award
POCATELLO – An article written by an Idaho State University online master’s program dental hygiene student Victoria Martin and ISU faculty on her thesis committee was named one of 10 of the Most Notable Articles of 2017 published in Journal of Dental Education.
ISU mathematics and statistics Professor Shu-Chuan 'Grace' Chen receives fellowship from the Taiwanese government for sabbatical
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor Shu-Chuan “Grace” Chen has received a distinguished fellowship from the government of Taiwan to serve a one-year sabbatical at the National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan to help support the development of bioinformatics.
Tickets for Idaho State University Marshall Tucker Band go on sale Feb. 16; concert set April 11
POCATELLO – Tickets go on sale Feb. 16 for the Idaho State University “A Season of Note” Marshall Tucker Band concert set at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.