In this Issue

Idaho State University geosciences department stresses very small possibility of strong earthquake following recent Soda Springs seismicity

POCATELLO – Although there has been a swarm of earthquakes in Southeast Idaho the likelihood of a strong 7.0 earthquake, although possible, is remote, noted professors in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences.

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ISU names Christopher Owens as new associate vice president for health sciences in Pocatello

POCATELLO- Dr. Christopher T. Owens is Idaho State University’s new associate vice president for health sciences serving the Pocatello campus. He’s held the position on an interim basis since January.

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News Bites

ISU Homecoming Parade Sept. 30; entry deadline is Sept. 15 to avoid late fee

POCATELLO – Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2017 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept.22.

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ISU's Jennifer Stamper attends Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President Leadership Summit

Idaho State University student Jennifer Stamper recently attended the 2017 Student Vice President Leadership Summit hosted by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The event was held this summer in Denver, Colorado.

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ISU’s College of Arts and Letters announces September events

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present six concerts and art exhibits during the month of September. For more information on these events, contact Melissa Lee at bohnmeli@isu.edu or (208) 282-1404.

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ISU awarded AmeriCorps grant to serve children and families throughout Idaho

POCATELLO—Idaho State University’s HealthCare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program has received a $345,915 federal grant to provide basic health screenings for children and connect underserved families to community resources that can improve their lives, according to the Idaho Department of Labor and ISU.

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Flu Shots Available

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What it means to age: Idaho State University, Idaho Public Television and Honoring Choices® Idaho partner to raise awareness of aging and community resources

POCATELLO—When Jeff Tucker, the director of content services at Idaho Public Television, was informed about the Thomas Geriatric Symposium, he saw a natural connection in the mission of three programs: Honoring Choices® Idaho, Idaho Public Television, and Idaho State University’s Thomas Geriatric Symposium.

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Idaho State University awarded AHEC grant to improve primary care services in rural communities

POCATELLO—Idaho State University has been awarded a $386,250 grant to establish an area health education center or AHEC to improve access to primary care in underserved and rural communities of southeast Idaho.

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Service learning book wins ISU Teaching Literature Book Award

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy has announced “Service Learning and Literary Studies in English,” edited by Laurie Grobman (Penn State University, Berks) and Roberta Rosenberg (Christopher Newport University) as the winner of the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award.

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Idaho State University Career Center provides career counseling to current students and alumni

POCATELLO – After graduating from Idaho State University and completing a dietetic internship, it didn’t take Sonamarivell Granados long to find a dietitian position she wanted to apply for. To make sure she was as prepared for the application and interview process as possible, she decided to contact Jeff Christensen from the Idaho State University Career Center, part of the Division of Student Affairs.

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Events

Pocatello Pump Climbing Competition/Festival Celebrating 36th year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 16-17

POCATELLO – In its 36th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 16 and 17 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.

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Idaho State University’s CW HOG to hold 36th annual Pig Out Sept. 16

POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) is celebrating its 36th anniversary Pig Out dinner and picnic on Sept. 16.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to display Idaho State University history

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open “I Love ISU: the Exhibit” just in time for ISU Homecoming 2017. The exhibit will run Sept. 16 – Oct. 8.

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Associated Students of Idaho State University to host 6th annual ISU Ambush obstacle run

POCATELLO – The Associated Students of Idaho State University will host the 6th annual ISU Ambush on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. on Bartz Field.

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 21

Free flu shots, 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, Sept. 21, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.

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Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 25 at Holt Arena

POCATELLO– Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?

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Faculty/Staff Updates

ISU Professor Dave Pearson receives National Science Foundation funding to better understand how Idaho, Montana mountains formed

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dave Pearson is teaming up with collaborators to better understand how mountain ranges in Central Idaho and Southwest Montana formed.

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Idaho State University Associate Dean Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar appointed as U.S. At-Large Director for American Nuclear Society

POCATELLO – After being involved in the American Nuclear Society since 1994, Idaho State University Associate Dean of Science and Engineering Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar was elected by Society members as U.S. At-Large Director for the American Nuclear Society (ANS) this summer.

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Amy Michael Publishes Article

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Employment Opportunities

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.

Idaho Falls Programs, Management Assistant, Apply by September 20, 2017
Facilities Services-Meridian Campus, Utility Craftsman-Senior, Apply by September 21, 2017
Facilities Services-Meridian Campus, Landscape Foreman, Apply by September 21, 2017
Facilities Services-Meridian CampusElectrical Foreman, Apply by September 21, 2017
Facilities Services-Meridian CampusMechanical Systems Supervisor, Apply by September 21, 2017
Office of the Registrar, Transcript Evaluator, Chief, Apply by September 24, 2017
 

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

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