Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center to offer series of programs for Diversity Week Nov. 10-14
The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will offer a series of Diversity Week 2014 presentations from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14 on the ISU Pocatello campus.
Programs planned are:
• Nov. 10 – “Defining Diversity” student forum, 10 a.m., North Fork Room, Pond Student Union; (more…)
The Idaho State Civic Symphony will feature the winners of the Symphony Association 2014 Young Artists Competition on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Pianist Adam Merrill and violinist Yonsoo Park were the competition division winners for Idaho musicians. (more…)
Students are encouraged to submit entries on a human rights theme of diversity by Dec. 1 for an Idaho State University poetry jam that will be held during spring semester.
ISU will host a student poetry slam and a performance of the Langston Hughes Project by the Ron McCurdy Quartet on Friday, Feb. 13, in Pond Student Union Ballroom. Up to three ISU students will be selected to have their poetry set to music by Professor Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California and performed at the jam. (more…)
Idaho State University debaters Brandon Biggs and Patrick Loftus earned top speaking honors and placed third overall in British parliamentary debate at the College of Southern Idaho. Nicholas Tarbet and Karen Lei also competed. (more…)
Idaho State University has been selected as a top school in the 2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities research study.
ISU and the ISU Veterans Sanctuary will be listed in the December issue of the guide. (more…)
Idaho State University’s first-time undergraduates increased nearly 19 percent over last year, while total enrollment remained flat. Total headcount as of Fall 2014 census day was 13,804, compared to 13,845 at the same time last year.
The University continues to see growth in strategic areas such as the Early College program and first time undergraduate students. (more…)
The Metropolitan Opera Auditions will be held at Idaho State University on Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
“This event is really exciting,” said Diana Livingston Friedley, audition director and music professor at ISU. “People can come see great young artists perform. It’s also a great way for our artists to jumpstart their careers.” (more…)
Six new members will be inducted into the Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.
Basketball player Mandi Carver, Senior Women’s Administrator and Associate Athletic Director Nancy Graziano, swimmer Michael Harada, wrestler David Pacheco, football player DeLane “De” Pankratz and track athlete Becky Sondag are the newest inductees into the Hall of Fame. Graziano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more…)
The annual Pocatello Ski Swap will be held Oct. 24-26 at Idaho State University in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
The Swap is the primary fundraising event for the Pocatello Ski and Snowboard Association. It helps to fund four youth trips (they receive free bus service and reduced ski rates), the Pebble Creek Youth Ski Team, and disabled skiers’ events with the CW HOG program at ISU. All of the organizations represented are not-for-profit and supported by volunteers. (more…)
Idaho State University’s Professor Bearden to fly mice in space to research keeping astronauts healthier
Idaho State University’s Dr. Shawn Bearden has been awarded a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to fly mice on the International Space Station in 2015 and 2016 to study how to protect astronauts from visual and possible cognitive impairment during long-term space missions. (more…)