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Chemistry Professor Lee Marek featured on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ will speak at ISU-Idaho Falls Nov. 7

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2014

Lee Marek, a University of Illinois chemistry professor featured regularly on the “Late Show with David Letterman” and other television programs, will demonstrate the power of chemistry during a presentation at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Idaho State University-Idaho Falls.

His presentation, sponsored by the ISU Chemistry Club and the Local Idaho Section of the American Chemical Society, will take place in Room 200 of the Tingey Administration Building at University Place in Idaho Falls. (more…)

ISU Central Academic Advising Office continues Be Advised campaign; registration schedule set

Posted in Academics, People by taylandy on the October 21st, 2014

The Idaho State University Central Academic Advising Office is continuing its “Be Advised” campaign and also recommending that students pick their major with the “Declare Your Major” campaign, before students register for classes in November.

Both campaigns are led by Central Academic Advising, a unit of the Student Success Center, and direct students to pursue the information they need to progress towards attaining their chosen degree program. (more…)

Six Named to ISU Sports Hall of Fame

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

Six new members will be inducted into the Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.

Basketball player Mandi Carver, Senior Women’s Administrator and Associate Athletic Director Nancy Graziano, swimmer Michael Harada, wrestler David Pacheco, football player DeLane “De” Pankratz and track athlete Becky Sondag are the newest inductees into the Hall of Fame. Graziano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more…)

Black Rock & Sage now open for submissions for 2014 issue

Posted in People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

Idaho State University’s “Black Rock & Sage” is now open for submissions for its 2014 issue. (more…)

Showcase of Idaho State University Scholarly and Creative Works Set Oct. 22 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Featured, People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

A reception to honor the scholarly and creative works of Idaho State University faculty that has been published, presented or exhibited during 2013 will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Marshall Rotunda. (more…)

Annual Pocatello Ski Swap Set Oct. 24-26 at Idaho State University’s Pond Student Union

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

The annual Pocatello Ski Swap will be held Oct. 24-26 at Idaho State University in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The Swap is the primary fundraising event for the Pocatello Ski and Snowboard Association. It helps to fund four youth trips (they receive free bus service and reduced ski rates), the Pebble Creek Youth Ski Team, and disabled skiers’ events with the CW HOG program at ISU. All of the organizations represented are not-for-profit and supported by volunteers. (more…)

Idaho State University CW HOG annual showing of Warren Miller ski movie slated Oct. 25 in Pocatello, Nov. 8 in Idaho Falls

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) will host the annual Warren Miller Ski Movie, “No Turning Back” in Pocatello on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 3, 7 and 9:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Building, and in Idaho Falls Nov. 8 at 3, 7 and 9:30 p.m. in the Tingey Administration Building at University Place. (more…)

Humanities Café to be held Nov. 6 at Portneuf Valley Brewery

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the October 17th, 2014

Idaho State University’s English and Philosophy Department will hold the Humanities Café “Cultural Revolution: Arts and Literature in Mid-Century America” on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Portneuf Valley Brewery.

The presenters at the café will be Douglas Warnock, art professor, and Kathleen Lane, music professor and director of ISU Women’s Choir.

The event is free and open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will start at 6 p.m. The Portneuf Valley Brewery is located at 615 S. First Ave.

Other Humanities Cafe events will include “Sexual Revolutions” in February and “Religious Revolutions” in March.

Idaho State University’s Professor Bearden to fly mice in space to research keeping astronauts healthier

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the October 15th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Dr. Shawn Bearden has been awarded a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to fly mice on the International Space Station in 2015 and 2016 to study how to protect astronauts from visual and possible cognitive impairment during long-term space missions. (more…)

Author Nokes to Deliver Lecture “Massacred for Gold, the Chinese in Hells Canyon” Oct. 16 at ISU College of Education Auditorium

Posted in Academics, Events, People, Research by taylandy on the October 14th, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is proud to host author R. Gregory Nokes’ book lecture “Massacred for Gold, the Chinese in Hells Canyon” at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Idaho State University College of Education Auditorium Room 234. (more…)

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