News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Eleven ISU alumni honored with 2017 Professional Achievement Awards
POCATELLO – Eleven Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU 2017 Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6, in Holt Arena.
ISU graduate student Andrew Dunn studying food history in Minidoka Internment Camp
POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate student Andrew Dunn spent his undergraduate education studying the ins and outs of the Minidoka Internment Camp. For his graduate thesis, he decided to dig deeper into the history of food inside the internment camp, and how it affected both the camp and the world.
Premieres and music by local composers featured in ISU Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band concert
POCATELLO --Works by local composers, and several Pocatello premiers will be featured in the upcoming concert of the Idaho State University Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band. The concert will take place on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Noël Bakhtian named director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies
IDAHO FALLS – Mark Peters, Idaho National Laboratory director, announced the appointment of Noël Bakhtian as director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) effective May 15, according to an INL press release.
Five Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2017 Outstanding Researcher Awards
POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2017 Outstanding Researcher Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 11.
Four Idaho State University faculty to receive 2017 Outstanding Service Awards
POCATELLO – Four Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2017 Outstanding Service Awards.
Five Idaho State University faculty honored as 2017 Outstanding Master Teachers
POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2017 Outstanding Master Teacher awards.
Idaho State University announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad winning teams
POCATELLO – Holy Spirit Catholic School earned first place in the team competition and teams from Alameda Middle School earned second and third places at the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad hosted by the Idaho State University Department of Physics in April.
ISU Holi Festival 2017 set for April 15 in Pocatello
POCATELLO – The Associated Students of Idaho State University invites all of Pocatello and the surrounding communities to experience and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of ISU at Holi: The Festival of Colors 2017 on Saturday, April 15, on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle.
Denim Day Campaign to prevent sexual violence set April 19 at ISU
POCATELLO – Denim Day, an annual campaign to prevent sexual violence through education and public awareness, will be observed at Idaho State University from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle under the Pond Student Union Hypostyle.
Monarch Trio to Perform Concert April 12 in Jensen Grand Concert Hall
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the Monarch Trio in concert, Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
ISU Anderson Center seeks to measure impact of Green Dot Training on campus
POCATELLO – To measure the impact of Green Dot Training designed to help prevent violence on the Idaho State University campus, the ISU Gender Resource Center is asking for campus community’s input by filling out an online survey.
ISU School of Performing Arts to present Shakespeare favorite “Much Ado About Nothing”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present William Shakespeare’s great comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” on April 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the James E. and Beverly Rogers Black Box Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU to present Jazz Bands concert April 7; Kuwaiti students to perform
POCATELLO – Idaho State University jazz bands will present a concert on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
ISU Public Relations Campaigns class looks to help boost volunteer numbers for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Public Relations Campaigns class is helping Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) raise the number of volunteers they have at their Idaho Falls facility.
Photography Exhibition by John H. Williams runs April 3-June 30 at Oboler Library; reception set April 19
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will display an exhibit of nature photography by John H. Williams from April 3 through June 30 in the library’s first floor art exhibit area.
ISU College of Arts and Letters to open 90 seats for area high school students to take dual-enrollment credits on campus
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters has been approved to allow 90 high school students to take dual-enrollment credits on campus with ISU professors.
ISU College of Business Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program files record returns
POCATELLO – Between January 26 to March 16, students volunteering with the 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program filed more returns than the ISU College of Business has ever seen.
Idaho State University researchers contribute to new book “Resurrecting the Shark” to be released April 4
POCATELLO – In the new book “Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil” to be released on April 4, author Susan Ewing combines her research with that of Idaho State University researchers Leif Tapanila and Jesse Pruitt to tell the history of the shark known as Helicoprion, also nicknamed “buzzsaw shark."
ISU to host Western Alliance roundtable on April 14 featuring guest Martin Farr from Newcastle University, UK
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of History will host a roundtable discussion on the topic “The future of the Western Alliance” on April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex B Suite.
Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman to perform at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting Yoram Bauman, “The World’s First and Only Stand-Up Economist” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Frazier Hall Bilyeau Auditorium.
Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center to host Southeast Idaho Military Ball
POCATELLO – Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center will host the second annual Southeast Idaho Military Ball to honor our military and veteran communities on April 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.
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.
Idaho State University announces retirement of Head Football Coach Mike Kramer
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Head Football Coach Mike Kramer has announced that he will retire as head football coach effective immediately.
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.