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Fossil remains of 70,000-year-old-plus mammoth transferred to ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History

Posted in Exhibits, Research by taylandy on the October 28th, 2014

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

Posted in Events, Exhibits, 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…)

Quilt art by ISU professor Adams to be displayed in New York exhibit

Posted in Exhibits, People by taylandy on the October 10th, 2014

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…)

Volunteers needed for the 2014 Idaho State University Haunted Science Lab

Posted in Academics, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the September 25th, 2014

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

Posted in Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 16th, 2014

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…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History announces its fall 2014 programs

Posted in Academics, Events, Exhibits, Featured, People by taylandy on the September 2nd, 2014

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

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the August 28th, 2014

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

Posted in Events, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the August 28th, 2014

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…)

Gallery 12 Comes to the Oboler Library

Posted in Events, Exhibits, People by taylandy on the August 5th, 2014

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…)

‘Welcome Back Orange and Black’ bash set Aug. 25 for returning Idaho State University students

Posted in Events, Exhibits, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 5th, 2014

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…)

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