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August 9, 2017

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas announces retirement

POCATELLO — After more than a decade of service to Idaho State University, President Arthur C. Vailas has announced his plans for retirement. The announcement was made to the Idaho State Board of Education during its monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 9.

August 7, 2017

ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak joining NASA, NOAA for underwater volcano study with implications for space travel

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak is joining a NASA and NOAA study of underwater volcanoes that has implications for searching for life on a distant moon.

August 1, 2017

ISU professor Xu, graduate student Tart-Zelvin publish article on love at Scientific American online

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu and clinical doctoral candidate, Ariana Tart-Zelvin, recently had their article “What Goes On in Our Brains When We Are in Love?” published online by Scientific American magazine.

News Bites

August 1, 2017

Eighteen Idaho State University students awarded MILES scholarships to present at Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

Thirty undergraduate students from Idaho State University were awarded Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES) internships to participate in wide range of social science, ecological and geological studies this summer.

August 7, 2017

Idaho State University undergrad Erin Sandmeyer gains experience working on NASA research projects

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Erin Sandmeyer has enjoyed her opportunity to conduct field research for NASA this summer at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.

August 9, 2017

Local prep students gain hands-on chemistry lab research experience through Project SEED at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Though many aspiring scientists don’t get the chance to perform lab research until they enter college, eight Southeast Idaho high school students had the opportunity to work in Idaho State University’s chemistry labs this summer thanks to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Project SEED.

August 9, 2017

Moryah DeMott selected as August 2017 ISU Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO – Moryah DeMott, an English/creative writing major, has been selected as the August 2017 Idaho State University Career Path Intern of the Month.

August 14, 2017

Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2017-2018 schedule, season tickets now on sale

POCATELLO— The Idaho State-Civic Symphony announced its 2017-18 concert schedule and that season tickets are now on sale for the season.

August 14, 2017

Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2017-18 season

POCATELLO – From classic to contemporary, Dr. Seuss to opera, Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a great selection of productions for the 2017-18 season.

August 16, 2017

ISU College of Business hires two faculty members and health informatics program director

POCATELLO—Nicole Hanson and Alexander Rose have joined the College of Business marketing faculty at Idaho State University.

Family Practice Residency is Accepting Patients

August 16, 2017

ISU biological science students study cutthroat trout, gain research experience through MURI program

POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Megan Brauner had the opportunity to assist graduate student Tyson Hallbert with his doctoral project on habitat restoration for native cutthroat trout in Southeast Idaho and present her research at the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).

August 22, 2017

Idaho State University hires Patricia Marincic to lead Meridian campus

Patricia Z. Marincic is the new associate vice president for the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. She’ll manage campus operations, academic programs and facilitate community outreach, according to university officials.

ISU Health Service Announces Fall Hours

August 23, 2017

Idaho State University researchers seek input from farmers, policy makers on Eastern Snake River Plain Managed Aquifer recharge

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are seeking input from farmers, water managers and policy makers about their experiences with efforts to replenish the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that began in 2016.

August 17, 2017

Bengal Pharmacy awards two health science scholarships to students from Mackay, Challis

POCATELLO—Idaho State University senior Gabrielle McIntosh, of Mackay, and freshman Cortney Nelson, of Challis, have each received a $500 scholarship from Bengal Pharmacy for the 2017-18 academic year.

August 16, 2017

Stanford University School of Medicine Associate Dean Ronald Garcia to speak to ISU Spanish for the Health Professions students

POCATELLO – Ronald Garcia, assistant dean for minority affairs at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will travel to Idaho State University to speak to Spanish for the Health Professions students and minority students on Aug. 24 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union North Fork Room.

Events

August 16, 2017

Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 29

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building on Aug. 29 and will close on Sept. 7.

August 17, 2017

ISU Communiversity’s eighth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 28

POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the eighth annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Old Town Pocatello.

ISU Kasiska Division of Health Sciences 10th Annual Thomas Geriatric Symposium

Faculty/Staff Updates

Kathleen Kole de Peralta publishes peer-reviewed chapter on environmental conservation during the construction of Colonial Lima, Peru, 1535-1625.

Shane Gleason Publishes Review

Sheldon Eakins Publishes Article

August 18, 2017

Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces Julie Sorensen as interim conductor

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony has named Julie Sorensen as interim conductor for the 2017-2018 season. Sorensen is currently part of Idaho State University’s music faculty and is the conductor of the symphony’s Youth Orchestra.

Employment

The following department(s) have a potential transfer opportunity.  For complete job description and application instructions visit jobs.isu.edu.  Employees who hold permanent status in the following classification(s) may contact the Office of Human Resources directly to submit a resume and any other requested application materials.

College of Technology, Instruction Assistant, APPLY BY September 10, 2017

Dental Sciences, Dental Assistant 2, APPLY BY September 10, 2017
 

Please visit jobs.isu.edu for a list of all current Classified, Non-Classified, and Faculty job openings.‚Äč

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