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Young musicians featured at Idaho State Civic Symphony concert on Nov. 14

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony will feature the winners of the Symphony Association 2014 Young Artists Competition on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Pianist Adam Merrill and violinist Yonsoo Park were the competition division winners for Idaho musicians. (more…)

Idaho State University to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun Nov. 18 as part of Wells Fargo Speaker Series

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho State University will host the Wells Fargo Speaker Series to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. (more…)

Two Idaho State University art professors use Wyoming shows to help recruit students

Posted in Events, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho State University art professors Laura Ahola-Young and Naomi Adams will hold three art shows in Wyoming to help recruit students to take art classes at ISU.

“Part of our goal of these shows was to talk to students about our programs at ISU,” said Adams. “It can help them learn what we are about and the number of concentrations we have for a small department.” (more…)

Community members have opportunity to help Idaho State University researchers determine how sleep problems in youth effect health, social behavior

Posted in Academics, Events, People, Research by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Maria Wong, working with the Portneuf Medical Center Sleep Clinic in Pocatello, is trying to get a more objective measure of the quality of sleep of 8- to 12-year olds to try to quantify some of the negative effects of poor sleep.

“Researchers believe that sleep problems can affect the executive functions of adolescents, which affects their problem-solving and planning abilities that may influence mood and their decisions on what activities to engage in,” said Wong, professor and director of experimental training in the ISU Department of Psychology, who is in the second year of a five-year, $1.6 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Idaho State University Poetry Slam: call for submissions

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Students are encouraged to submit entries on a human rights theme of diversity by Dec. 1 for an Idaho State University poetry jam that will be held during spring semester.

ISU will host a student poetry slam and a performance of the Langston Hughes Project by the Ron McCurdy Quartet on Friday, Feb. 13, in Pond Student Union Ballroom. Up to three ISU students will be selected to have their poetry set to music by Professor Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California and performed at the jam. (more…)

Martial arts demo, fundraiser for ISU Church Symposium set Nov. 8 in Reed Gym

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Idaho State University will host a martial arts demonstration at ISU’s Reed Gymnasium on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. to raise funds for the Frank Church Symposium. (more…)

Idaho State University named Top School in 2015 Military Advanced Education Guide

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the October 30th, 2014

Idaho State University has been selected as a top school in the 2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities research study.

ISU and the ISU Veterans Sanctuary will be listed in the December issue of the guide. (more…)

President Vailas delivers State of University Address, highlights opportunities, accomplishments

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the October 30th, 2014

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas touted the variety, quality and depth of the University’s programs and the tremendous opportunities they provide during his annual State of the University Address on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (more…)

Press conference scheduled Oct. 28 to announce details of multi-tiered, job-embedded mathematics professional development project for teachers

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the October 27th, 2014

A press conference is scheduled on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 Board Room.

Dr. Cory Bennett, ISU Regional Mathematics Center Director, along with Debbie Critchfield of the Idaho State Board of Education; Jan Harwood, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District Secondary Director and mathematics advisor; and teachers JoAnn Huber and Carri Thomason, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 math coaches, will present information on how the project’s goals of building capacity of teachers translates into improved mathematics instruction and success of students. (more…)

ISU-Idaho Falls students sponsor coat drive on Nov. 8

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the October 24th, 2014

Students at Idaho State University-Idaho Falls and community businesses and groups are sponsoring a Winter Warmth Coat Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Bennion Student Union at University Place in Idaho Falls.
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