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Celebrate Idaho State University, a CommUniversity event, set March 17

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 10th, 2015

The fifth annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, will feature more than 100 groups providing a variety of free food, entertainment, art, culture, information, and scientific displays and demonstrations Tuesday, March 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union.

“Celebrate Idaho State is a great opportunity for us to showcase ISU’s excellent programs and all that the University has to offer the community,” said Allyson Johnson, Celebrate Idaho State co-chair. “We are looking forward to sharing our pride for this great institution.” (more…)

Idaho State University HALO to present ‘Bienvenido to Latin America’ celebration March 14 at PSUB

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 10th, 2015

The Idaho State University Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (HALO) will present the ‘Bienvenidos (welcome) to Latin America” celebration at 6 p.m. March 14 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The event will feature Hispanic food, entertainment, a dance and more. (more…)

Idaho State University students to travel to New York to showcase talents before scouts

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 10th, 2015

On March 10, Idaho State University students and alumni will showcase their talents in two performances on Broadway in New York City in the Mountain West Actor Showcase. (more…)

Idaho State-Civic Symphony March 21 concert features banjoist Bela Fleck, premiere performance of Harville’s ‘The West Bench’

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the March 5th, 2015

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony “All-American Composers” concert at 7:30 p.m. March 21 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall will feature a performance by guest artist banjoist Bela Fleck and a premiere performance of a composition by symphony artistic director and conductor Grant Harville.

Fleck, considered by thousands of fans worldwide to be the “best banjo player on the planet,” recently expanded his horizons by composing music, not just for banjo, but for banjo and orchestra, “The Impostor Concerto.” (more…)

Idaho State University recognized by Collegiate Advertising and Idaho Falls Advertising Federation for outstanding work

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the March 3rd, 2015

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications has received two national awards from the Collegiate Advertising Award Program and three Gem Awards from the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation for its marketing and communications efforts during the last year. (more…)

ISU Bookstore, Early Learning Center students celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the March 3rd, 2015

The Idaho State University Bookstore celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2, sponsoring a “Hats Off to Reading” event enjoyed by 65 children, who came in three groups, from ISU’s Early Learning Center. (more…)

11th annual Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life Conference to take place at Idaho State University March 5-6

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the March 3rd, 2015

Idaho State University will host the 11th annual Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life Conference on March 5 and 6 in the Pond Student Union Building.

“ISU’s Gender and Sexuality Conference provides an important opportunity to hear and learn from a wide range of disciplines and fields regarding how gender and sexuality form important angles of inquiry across a diversity of topics such as family and community health as well as industry and economic development,” said Jeremy Thomas, ISU professor of sociology and chair of the conference planning committee. (more…)

Women’s History Month activities set at Idaho State University; conference, film screening, LUNAFEST among events

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the March 2nd, 2015

A variety of events are scheduled for Women’s History Month at Idaho State University including the XI annual Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life Conference March 5-6, a film screening on service women March 9, LUNAFEST film festival on March 11 and theatrical/musical performances on March 13.

These events are sponsored by the ISU Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center with cooperation from other ISU departments. For more information on these events, contact Stephanie Richardson, assistant director of programming at the Anderson Center, 282-2805 or richstep@isu.edu, or visit the website www.isu.edu/womenctr. (more…)

Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society takes fourth place in Western States tournament

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the March 1st, 2015

Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society placed fourth and was recognized for debate and speaking at the Western States Communication Association (WSCA) tournament held in late February.

Senior Patrick Loftus, from Coeur d’Alene, and junior Jason Byron, Idaho Falls, were recognized as the sixth- and seventh-place speakers, were named finalists, and placed fourth overall. (more…)

Idaho State University lending forensic anthropology expertise to help solve 36-year-old cold case

Posted in Academics, Events, People, Research by taylandy on the March 1st, 2015

Searching for a human skull from a 36-year-old cold case is an unusual and grisly endeavor for a group of 10 Idaho State University faculty, staff and students, but a valuable one.

If successful, the group can assist with the positive identification of human remains in Civil Defense caves north of Dubois near the Montana border. (more…)

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