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Idaho State University physics to present ‘Lazers, Lights, and Illusions’ demonstration Aug. 15 at Bannock Fairgrounds

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 9th, 2013

The Idaho State University physics department will present a science demonstration titled "Lasers, Lights, and Illusions" Aug. 15 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the covered arena at the southeast corner of the North Bannock County Fairgrounds. (more…)

ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History to present ‘A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans’ exhibit starting Aug. 9

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the August 8th, 2013

The Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History has announced the opening of the new exhibit "A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans" on Aug. 9.

The exhibit features information on Native American service in the military, highlighting Fort Hall military service, from the Indian Wars to the conflicts of the present day. Information panels and military gear related to Indian scouts and 20th-century warfare are included in the exhibit. (more…)

Stories of American Indian code talkers revealed in Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at Idaho State University running July 20-Sept. 29

Posted in Academics, Events, Exhibits, Featured by taylandy on the July 18th, 2013

"My language was my weapon."

—David Patterson (Navajo), 4th Div., U.S. Marine Corps.

POCATELLO – When the United States issued the call to arms in World Wars I and II, American Indians answered as warriors. Some men discovered that words—in their Native languages—would be their most valued weapons. These unsung American heroes share their stories of strength and courage in a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, which opens July 20 and runs through Sept. 29 at the Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History. (more…)

Shark week is every week in Idaho this Year! Idaho Museum of Natural History opens whorl tooth sharks exhibit June 22

Posted in Academics, Exhibits, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 14th, 2013

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the ISU campus in Pocatello is opening a major new exhibit based on a giant prehistoric shark found in the phosphate mines of Idaho. "The Whorl Tooth Sharks of Idaho" opens on June 22 and runs through the end of the year.

The exhibit features a wide array of fossils of the 270-million-year-old shark called Helicoprion, along with original artworks by Alaskan artist Ray Troll, life-sized sculptures of the shark bursting through the museum walls by sculptor Gary Staab, original music, a short documentary and much more. There are children's activities too, so it promises to be fun for the whole family. (more…)

Idaho State University well represented at American Nuclear Society Student Conference; grad student Scott McBeath delivers winning paper

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Featured, Research by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

Idaho State University nuclear engineering master's student Scott McBeath earned a best graduate student paper award at the American Nuclear Society 2013 Student Conference in Boston this month, and overall ISU was well represented at the conference. (more…)

Idaho State University Library art show by Catherine Reinhardt runs through May 31

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the April 12th, 2013

The of Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library is exhibiting the artwork Catherine Reinhardt, graduate student in the ISU Department of Art, through May 31.

Reinhardt, who will graduate in May, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Auburn University in Alabama and a master's degree in teaching from the University of Virginia. A native of Alabama, Reinhardt lives in Pocatello with her husband and son. (more…)

‘Nature Photography of Portneuf Valley in Spring’ exhibit at Art Walk April 5

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the April 3rd, 2013

The exhibit "Nature Photography of The Portneuf Valley in Spring" sponsored by the Idaho Museum of Natural History will be on display in the Cordillera Gallery at Walrus and Carpenter Books from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5. (more…)

Multimedia exhibit ‘Mnemonic Devices: Brother/Sister Art’ Opens April 1 at Idaho State University Transition Gallery

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the March 22nd, 2013

"Mnemonic Devices: Brother/Sister Art," a multimedia show by Anne Merkley and Aaron Hamilton, will be exhibited in the Idaho State University Transition Gallery April 1-May 10. (more…)

Gov. Otter, Mayors Blad and England proclaim March 17-23 Idaho State University Week

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Featured, Performing Arts, Research by taylandy on the March 14th, 2013

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad and Chubbuck Mayor Steven England have written proclamations proclaiming that March 17-23 is Idaho State University Week. (more…)

Idaho Science and Engineering Festival is new feature of 2013 Celebrate Idaho State event on March 19 at Idaho State University

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 13th, 2013

Science and science education will be on display this week at the Idaho Science and Engineering Festival, which is part of the Celebrate Idaho State event in the Pond Student Union March 19 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Science and Engineering Festival will feature interactive exhibits and games from science departments. Some examples of activities include building a catapult, designing an device to catch an egg falling from various distances, building a paper rocket, and much more. (more…)

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