Idaho State-Civic Symphony final concert of the season April 24 features guest artist ISU music Professor Diana Livingston Friedley
The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will perform its final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. April 24 in the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Pre-concert discussion by Conductor and Artistic Director Grant Harville takes place in the Marshall Rotunda at 6:30 p.m. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Museum of Natural History to host a series of public lectures April 22-23 in commemoration of Asian and Pacific Americans
The Idaho State University Museum of Natural History will host a series of free public lectures in commemoration of Asian and Pacific Americans by noteworthy experts Priscilla Wegars and Terry Abraham at 7 p.m. April 22-23 in the College of Education Auditorium.
On the April 22, Wegars will present “Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp.” The work explores the history of the Kooskia Internment Camp, an obscure and virtually-forgotten part of the history of World War II. (more…)
The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will present the art exhibit “The Snow Apple Collection” by Helen Farrell and Stacy Beazer-Rogers May 4-July 31 in the art exhibit area on the Library’s first floor.
The Library will host a reception for the artists and their work on Tuesday, May 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Participants can meet the artists and enjoy some light refreshment during ISU finals week. (more…)
Concrete canoe, concrete horseshoe, steel bridge competitions highlight student engineering conference at Idaho State University April 16-18
More than 300 civil engineering students from throughout the Pacific Northwest will visit Idaho State University April 16-18 to race their concrete canoes and test the mettle of their 20-foot steel bridges that they’ve been working on since last fall.
Yes, the canoes do float, and they’re probably tougher than some of the concrete horseshoes the visiting students will be chucking around at the 2015 Pacific Northwest American Society of Civil Engineers Student Conference hosted by the ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. (more…)
ISU’s Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion holds “Job Talk” with Kansas City Royals coordinator for community affairs and publicity
Amanda Schapiro, the coordinator for community affairs and publicity for Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals, spoke on April 14 at the North Fork room of the Pond Student Union.
Schapiro discussed via Skype, her career and experiences conducting community affairs as the KC Royals competed in the 2014 World Series. Her job talk is part of the department’s Sport Public Relations course taught this semester. (more…)
ISU music students to premiere composition at Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra Concert on April 16
Two Idaho State University music students will have the world premiere of their composition at the Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra Concert on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall.
Kylle Strunk and Jedd Greenhalgh, both sophomores, wrote the composition “The Box” after the Greek Myth of Pandora’s Box. The composition is made into four movements, each representing Pandora’s curiosity, and the seven deadly sins – greed, pride, sloth, gluttony, lust, envy and wrath. Each movement has a different style of music and uses instruments differently. (more…)
Idaho State University’s proposed 3.3 percent tuition and fee increase for the 2015-16 academic year was approved by the State Board of Education Wednesday, April 15.
Resident undergraduate students will pay $6,784 and nonresident students will pay $20,182 annually in tuition and fees in 2015-16. The change represents the lowest increase in 27 years for the University. (more…)
Idaho State University will present an authentic Thai dinner and silent auction fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Liberty Hall, 325 W. Benton, in Pocatello.
This fundraiser supports the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women, one of the only organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors in Thailand. Money raised will go to improve the educations and academic opportunities of disadvantaged children and adults in Bangkok, Thailand. (more…)
Three teams from Hawthorne Middle School in Pocatello swept the competition at the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad, held at Idaho State University earlier this month.
The event was sponsored by the ISU Department of Physics and featured six teams of seventh through ninth grade students from Franklin Middle School and Hawthorne Middle School. The teams competed with homemade water rockets, wheeled vehicles, hydraulic ball shooters, and wood bridges. Students took part in a forensics challenge, testing of their knowledge and experimental skills in other fun science events. (more…)
Treasure Valley high school students admitted to Idaho State University for the fall semester and their parents will learn tips on how to make the first year of college a success at Bengal Declaration, Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m., at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. (more…)