Adult education classes in reading, writing, math, and language are starting Monday, Oct. 2. Classes are offered Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition, English as a second language (ESL) classes will also begin Oct. 2 and will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. (more…)
Theatre/Dance ISU will present Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13-14 and 19-21 in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre, in the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
This is the first performance of the Theatre/Dance ISU 2006-07 season.
This is Shakespeare's dark and grim tragedy that examines the bleak and desolate nature of war. Macbeth contains some adult content and is for mature audiences.
The ISU production features original costumes, designed by resident costume designer Tara Marshall Johnson. The set and lighting design is by D. Brett Harwood, and technical direction by Chad Gross. This production is able to showcase the talents of the ISU theatre faculty as well as the students participating as actors and technicians, not only from ISU, but local area high school students and community members. (more…)
Idaho State University's Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center will host a discussion on Judith Levine's book "Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping" at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 10, at the Anderson Center Library in Gravely Hall; Room 114. (more…)
Dean Wu will address issues of contemporary education, culture, and history in China, and Dean Gu will devote his remarks to various specialized topics concerning the electrochemistry of cells, proteins, and enzymes. Dean Gu's lectures will be sponsored by the Institute for Biomedical Technology. (more…)
Idaho State University's Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center will host guest speaker Jennifer Seaich, who will lecture on "Gender and Catholicism" from 12 to 1 p.m. on Sept. 28, in the ISU Pond Student Union Building Heritage Room. (more…)
The concert will feature nearly 500 students from 14 high schools from throughout Idaho who are participating in a two-day workshop for choral groups hosted by the ISU choral music program. In addition, the ISU Concert Choir and ISU Women's Choir will be featured in the evening performance.
Weston Noble, an internationally known choral conductor, will direct the concert and workshop.
This lecture is free and the public is welcome to attend. (more…)
Generosity by an Idaho State University student group in Pocatello recently earned the group recognition at a national convention in Texas.
Members of ISU's Beta Rho Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U), a national honor society for family and consumer sciences, will be honored with a second-place Certificate of Merit Award at the society's national meeting on Sept. 28 in Grapevine, Texas. The ISU group will be acknowledged for its program "The Path to Nutrition and Health," which was designed for senior citizens in the Pocatello area. The ISU chapter of Phi U is made up of dietetic and family and consumer sciences majors. (more…)
The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences has awarded a $515,384 grant to Peterson to explore this problem, and perhaps come up with new solutions for teachers.
Peterson and her four graduate assistants will work with children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The ISU researchers will work with teachers and administrators in the Pocatello, Blackfoot and Minidoka school districts. (more…)