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March 24, 2017

ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health

POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.

March 27, 2017

Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.

News Bites

March 24, 2017

Idaho Museum of Natural History announces extended hours

Pocatello – Just in time for spring break the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University announces spring and summer hours that begin March 21.

March 24, 2017

ISU Academic Advising continues “Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”

March 24, 2017

ISU audiology program has strong showing at national conference

ATLANTA – Students and a professor from Idaho State University’s Doctor of Audiology program presented their research at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference in Atlanta, Georgia in February.

March 27, 2017

ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.

March 27, 2017

Idaho State University alumna well represented at 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year Award gala in Boise

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University alumna were among the 50 women recognized at the 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year award gala and reception held this March at the Boise Centre.

March 28, 2017

ISU physics to host Science Olympiad April 1

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.

March 29, 2017

ISU College of Pharmacy students train Public Safety on use of emergency overdose medication

POCATELLO- Public Safety officers at Idaho State University now have the proper training to deliver emergency overdose medication thanks to Generation Rx, a group led by College of Pharmacy students whose goal is to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

Faculty/Staff Updates

March 30, 2017

ISU Professor Shawn Bearden seeks support for World Marathon Challenge to fight stigma of depression; 7 runs, 7 continents, in 7 Days

POCATELLO – To raise awareness and help end the stigma of depression, Idaho State University Professor Shawn Bearden plans to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days on all of the Earth’s seven continents.

Elizabeth Cartwright Mentors Doctoral Fellows at InterAmerican Foundation Program

Events

March 29, 2017

ISU Graduate Research Symposium set March 31-April 1 at Pond Student Union

POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium “Showcasing Scholarly and Creative Works” will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Pond Student Union.

March 27, 2017

Native Americans United to host 46th ISU Powwow March 31-April 1

POCATELLO – The student group Native Americans United will host the 46th annual Idaho State University Powwow March 31-April 1 at the ISU Reed Gymnasium.

March 31, 2017

Basic physical and dental exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening April 13

BOISE – Basic physical and dental exams and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, April 13, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St., in Boise.

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