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Collin Raye Christmas comes to ISU Dec. 16 as part of ‘A Season of Note’

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

The Idaho State University a "Season of Note" series will present a Collin Raye Christmas at 7:30 p.m. Dec. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Five times nominated as country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year, Raye puts on shows that are electrifying in their intensity. He is proud of his five Platinum albums, 25 Top 10 Hits, 15 No. 1 smashes and 12 chart-topping videos. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History features new exhibits

Posted in Exhibits, Featured, Research by taylandy on the November 29th, 2010

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University campus reopened it's exhibit area – with a variety of new and familiar displays – on Saturday, Dec. 4.

"We will have whole exhibits of collections we've never had on display before but we've kept some of our most popular and informative exhibits," said Herb Maschner, museum interim director. (more…)

ISU Veterans’ Sanctuary seeks donations for ‘Operation Gift Wrap’ through Dec. 13

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

The Idaho State University Veterans' Sanctuary Program is sponsoring the second annual "Operation Gift Wrap" to provide Christmas gifts to ISU's student veterans and their families.

The program is seeking help from the community in fulfilling the wish list. Participants are asked to donate a specific item listed on the ISU Veterans' Sanctuary website, www.isu.edu/veterans, or by donating cash so the item may be purchased. The last day for donations is Dec. 13. (more…)

ISU Rugby Team to lend hands (and muscle and money) to Aid for Friends at homeless encampment fundraiser Dec. 4-5

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the November 24th, 2010

At least fifteen members of the Idaho State University Rugby Team will help the homeless by offering their labor, time and collected donations for the Aid for Friends fourth annual Homeless Encampment in Pocatello's Caldwell Park on Dec. 4-5.

The ISU Rugby Team has been recruited to unload donated boxes – which will become shelters for participants sleeping in the park that night – on Saturday morning.  The team will also set up the camp’s fire drums and a windbreak to protect those vital fires, and help breakdown camp on Sunday. A dozen team members will also spend the night and collect donations during the Aid for Friends biggest and most important fundraiser of the year. (more…)

ISU Library exhibits “End of Age” photo exhibit by Anne Merkley

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the November 24th, 2010

Anne Merkley will exhibit her photography show "End of an Age" at the Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library, 850 S. 9th Ave., through January.

The exhibit may be viewed during regular library hours.  For schedule changes due to the holidays, contact the library at (208) 282-3248. (more…)

Local veteran to be honored by ISU for art donation

Posted in Blogroll, Exhibits by taylandy on the November 16th, 2010

The Idaho State University Veterans' Sanctuary Program and Armed Forces Veterans' Club will honor Army veteran and artist Max Quigley on Tuesday, November 16,  at 3 p.m. in the Veterans' Sanctuary office.

The office is located on the lower level of the Rendezvous Complex at the southwest end of the Atrium. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Earles receives ASCAPLUS Award

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the November 15th, 2010

Randy Earles, a professor in the Idaho State University music department and associate dean of the ISU College of Arts and Letters, has been awarded ASCAPLUS Award this year in the Concert Music Division for his creative contributions to the world of classical music. (more…)

ISU GIS Day Celebration set Nov. 17

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 12th, 2010

Idaho State University's annual GIS Day celebration is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held in Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

The event will include food, a raffle and GIS demonstrations and presentations. It is free to register and open to the public. (more…)

Idaho State University hosts TRiO workshops for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the November 11th, 2010

Idaho State University's TRiO programs will host a day of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) workshops at ISU on Friday, Nov. 12.

About 60 junior and senior high students participating in the TRiO program from the Magic Valley, throughout southeast Idaho and the Idaho Falls area will visit campus to participate in the workshops. (more…)

ISU Jazz Bands I and II, McCullough Quintet to perform Nov. 19

Posted in Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 11th, 2010

The ISU Jazz Big Bands I and II will perform Friday, Nov. 19, at 7: 30 pm in Joseph C. and Cheryl Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. Special guests for the evening concert will be The Chad McCullough Quintet. (more…)

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