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Idaho State University Native Americans United to hold annual powwow, fun run April 2-3

Posted in Events by taylandy on the March 31st, 2010

Native Americans United (NAU), an Associated Students of Idaho State University student organization, is dedicated to sharing and diversifying the ISU community by hosting its annual Spring Powwow April 2-3.  

All students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate. (more…)

ISU Japanese Night set April 10 in Pond Student Union

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 30th, 2010

The Idaho State University Japanese Club will present the sixth annual ISU Japanese Night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Saturday, April 10, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

 The event will be a celebration of cherry blossom season in Japan and feature a fun evening with the sounds, sights, smells and food of Japan.  (more…)

ISU Jazz Bands to perform concert April 2

Posted in Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 30th, 2010

The Idaho State University Jazz Band I and Jazz Band II will present a concert on Friday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Jazz I director will be Patrick Brooks, ISU director of bands. Kevin York, ISU associate director of bands, will direct Jazz II. (more…)

Idaho State University continues “Be Advised” campaign for students

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the March 30th, 2010

Idaho State University is continuing its “Be Advised” campaign to encourage students to reap the benefits of good advising prior to registering for fall classes in April.

“Advising is the cornerstone of a successful experience at Idaho State University,” said JoAnn Hertz, director of ISU academic advising. “Interaction with departmental faculty who are experts in their field provides an advantage to any student who seeks it.”

The campaign by the ISU Division of Enrollment Management directs students on how to best pursue the information they need to progress towards attaining their chosen degree program. (more…)

Idaho State University dance faculty, students honored at regional conference

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 29th, 2010

“Push,” a solo dance choreographed by Joséphine A. Garibaldi, director of dance at Idaho State University and performed by ISU theatre and dance graduate student Bridget Close, was performed in the Northwest Regional American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA) Gala concert in late March.

This dance piece was selected by renowned dance artists Ze’eva Cohen of Princeton University, Adam Sklute, artistic director of Ballet West, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Helanius Wilkins, artistic director of Edgeworks, Washington, D.C.Push” was also named as the Second Alternate selection for the prestigious National ACDFA Gala Concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. “Push” was selected from a pool of 40 dance works submitted by 23 universities. (more…)

ISU Coming Events, March 29-May 8

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 29th, 2010

ISU Coming Events

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at http://isubengals.cstv.com/. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620.

Wednesday, March 31

Lecture “Mormon Families Since World War II”: The Idaho State University Women's Studies Program will present this lecture by noted Mormon scholar Jan Shipps at 7:30 p.m. March 31 in Goranson Hall in the ISU Fine Arts Building. Shipps, an award-winning professor emeritus of history and religious studies in the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Liberal Arts, is a popular lecturer as well as seminar leader. (more…)

Idaho State University librarians selected to Who’s Who in America

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the March 25th, 2010

Cathy Gray, librarian at the University Library Center at ISU-Idaho Falls, Ruiling Guo, health sciences librarian at the Eli M. Oboler Library, and Phil Homan, catalog librarian, Oboler Library, have joined Eli M. Oboler in Who’s Who in America. (more…)

Idaho State University English Professor Jennifer Attebery selected as Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the March 25th, 2010

Jennifer Eastman Attebery, professor of English and director of the folklore program at Idaho State University, has been awarded the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden.

The Distinguished Chair position is co-hosted by the Swedish Institute for North American Studies and Uppsala University’s Department of English. (more…)

Idaho State University nuclear engineering department selected for second experiment at INL facility

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the March 24th, 2010

The Idaho State University Department of Nuclear Engineering has been selected to conduct a second nuclear energy experiment in the Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility.

Idaho State University is one of only three universities in the nation to have been selected to do two experiments at the ATR facility in a nationally competitive research program.  The number of universities conducting nuclear energy experiments in Idaho National Laboratory's one-of-a-kind research reactor has now reached an even dozen and they’re completing 15 total experiments. (more…)

‘The Threepenny Opera’ musical to be performed at Idaho State University April 9, 10, 12, 16 and 17

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the March 19th, 2010

Theatre/Dance ISU and the Department of Music are inviting you to a memorable event at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  "The Threepenny Opera," a classic Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill musical, opens Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre, and will be performed April 10, 12, 16 and 17. (more…)

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