The Bureau of Reclamation reports that the fossil remains of a more than 70,000 year-old mammoth discovered near American Falls Reservoir were excavated and transferred in late October to the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University in Pocatello. (more…)
Showcase of Idaho State University Scholarly and Creative Works Set Oct. 22 at Stephens Performing Arts Center
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…)
Idaho State University art professor Naomi Adams will have her quilting art displayed in the exhibit “Quilts=Art=Quilts” at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, in Auburn, New York, from Nov. 1 to Jan. 4. (more…)
For the last three years, the ISU Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello, and the ISU Department of Physics have hosted a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to field trips from local schools, free of charge.
Volunteers from ISU and the Kiwanis Club have provided educational, engaging, spooky science fun with interactive science exhibits and activities. The Kiwanis Club has also reimbursed schools for busing costs. However, additional help is needed to ensure that this year’s exhibitions are a success. (more…)
Smithsonian traveling exhibition at Idaho State University celebrates Asian Pacific American history
The Idaho Museum of Natural History will open its new Smithsonian exhibit titled “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story” on Sept. 20 and it will run through Nov. 30.
This exhibit was created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The exhibition is supported by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundations. (more…)
The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will be offering classes to K-sixth grade students this fall.
There are two main programs: the Museum Rangers and the Art of Natural History.
Museum Rangers uses fun hands-on activities and behind-the-scenes tours to offer children the chance to learn about the different aspects of museum work. The Art of Natural History will allow kids to explore their creative side with natural history themed arts and crafts.
Museum Rangers classes are $20 per class and the Art of History classes are $25 each. A full class schedule is listed below. (more…)
New Special Collections Exhibit at Idaho University Oboler Library showcases University during first three decades
Idaho State University’s special collections department in the Oboler Library is now featuring the display “From Academy to Southern Branch.”
The exhibition was set up by student Matt Shugert, senior, who wanted people to see what the university was like when it first opened in 1901. (more…)
Pocatello doctor takes photos of child labor workers in Nepal, now on display at Idaho State University
The Idaho State University John B. Davis Gallery will feature a new photography exhibition of child labor workers in Nepal opening Sept. 3 titled “The Face of Hope.” (more…)
From August 1 through the end of October 2014, works by Gallery 12 will be on view in the Oboler Library, 850 S. 9th Ave., at Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID. (more…)
Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win a Bengal-painted car and other great prizes, plus enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the fifth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 in Old Town Pocatello.
The prize drawing will be held at 6 p.m.
“This event has grown every year we’ve held it and is only getting bigger, better and more fun,” said Valorie Watkins, event organizer. “The entire community looks forward to welcoming students back to the Idaho State University Pocatello campus. We have a lot of great prizes for drawings, and this year’s car is beautiful.” (more…)