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Self-Identified vampires subject of study by ISU Professor DJ Williams; Working with people with alternate identities can be challenging to clinicians

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 7th, 2015

POCATELLO – Encountering a self-identified vampire can pose challenges for clinicians in the helping professions such as social work, counseling or medical fields.

“We live in an age of technology and live in a time when people can select new, alternate identities to fit how they understand themselves better,” said DJ Williams, Idaho State University associate professor of social work. “We really need to understand some of these new identities and new ways to identify ourselves, and some of these new identities do not fit into stereotypes. Helping professionals of all varieties need more education on these kinds of topics.” (more…)

ISU placing 50 new recycling bins on campus

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the July 2nd, 2015

Idaho State University received 50 recycling bins designed specifically for placement at buildings around the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle as part of a national recycling bin grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation.

At Idaho State University, the recycle bins will be placed in the Fine Arts, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Chemistry and Physical Science buildings. (more…)

Idaho State University alumni chapters established in Treasure and Magic Valleys

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 24th, 2015

The Idaho State University Alumni Association has created local alumni chapters in the Treasure and Magic Valleys, and are in the process of creating local chapters in Idaho Falls and Pocatello.

“Alumni chapters are being formed all throughout the state and region,” said ISU Alumni Director KC Felt. “They are led by some of ISU’s most dedicated and loyal alumni.” (more…)

Lend us your ears: Idaho State University researchers conducting hearing study

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the June 18th, 2015

Idaho State University researchers in Meridian and Pocatello are recruiting infants, children and adults to participate in a study to develop new ways to assess middle-ear function. (more…)

2015 American Chemical Society Northwest Regional Meeting will be held at Idaho State University June 21-24

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the June 17th, 2015

About 400 scientists from around the world will attend the American Chemical Society (ACS) Northwest Regional Meeting, June 21-24 at Idaho State University. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Distinguished Voices in Education Summer Institute on K-12 Education will be held June 18-19 at the ISU Pond Student Union

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 5th, 2015

Idaho State University’s “2015 Distinguished Voices in Education Summer Institute” on K-12 education is running June 18-19 at the ISU Pond Student Union.

Registration and breakfast is from 8 a.m.to 8:45a.m. Conference begins at 8:45am. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Summer Theatre Program to present musical comedy “Anything Goes”

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 5th, 2015

Idaho State University’s Summer Theatre Program will present Cole Porter’s production “Anything Goes” on June 12, 13, 15, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bistline Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

“Anything Goes” is a musical comedy set on an ocean liner traveling from New York to London. Two unlikely couples strive for true love amidst much humor and antics. Described as, “musical-comedy joy,” by The New York Times, the musical is appropriate for the entire family. The production features lots of dancing, slapstick comedy and the classical tunes of Cole Porter. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History ‘Evolving Idaho’ exhibit grand opening June 13 features prizes, raffles, food

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 5th, 2015

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello will hold a grand opening for its new exhibition “Evolving Idaho” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 13.

The grand opening celebration will offer swag bags for the first 30 visitors, “balloon pops” with prizes, raffles, educational activities, food from Big Mama’s Food Truck, treats and desserts from Bob’s Polar Express, and more, as listed below. (more…)

Idaho State University’s summer concert series set Thursdays on the Quad

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 4th, 2015

Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle

The barbeques are free for ISU summer students with valid Bengal Cards and $3 for the public. The concerts are free.

The concert schedule is as follows: (more…)

ISU’s Museum of Natural History announces summer programs for children, families

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Featured, People by taylandy on the May 29th, 2015

The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will offer fun, educational event opportunities for children and families throughout the summer.

Programs include:

Fun for the Whole Family! (more…)

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