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ISU Library exhibits watercolor art by Augusta Scheetz through October

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 14th, 2011

Augusta Scheetz is exhibiting her artwork at the Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library during September and October. 

Her work is located in the current display area of the library's first floor near the reference desk. 

Scheetz was born and raised in Denver, Colo., and moved to Pocatello in the mid 1970s.  She pursued her passion for art in the late 1990s by enrolling in drawing classes.  She later became a member of the Pocatello Art Center where she began her endeavor with watercolor and other mediums such as pastels, oils, and drawing.                                                          

The exhibit is free and open to the public and may be viewed during regular library hours.

For more information, including schedule changes due to the holidays and summer hours, contact the library at 282-3248.


Idaho State University Homecoming Parade set Oct. 1; entry deadline is Sept. 23

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the September 13th, 2011

The Idaho State University Homecoming 2011 Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, will start at the corner of South First Avenue and Center Street, just east of the Center Street Underpass.

From the starting point, the parade will proceed up Center Street to South 15th Avenue, where entries will turn right and continue to the parade's finish at the Holt Arena parking lot.

Parade entries are due by noon Friday, Sept. 23. After this date a $25 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon Friday, Sept. 30.

The parade's theme is "Bengal Forever Orange" and will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. The parade lineup begins at 8 a.m. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History announces docent training schedule for fall

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the September 13th, 2011

Beginning Sept. 29, the Idaho Museum of Natural History will hold docent training classes for individuals interested in working with the museum.

A docent is a volunteer teacher who learns about the museum's exhibits and presents the information to visitors and school groups. Docents at the Idaho Museum of Natural History will learn about Idaho's past through the rocks, landscape, fossils, prehistoric peoples and wildlife. (more…)

ISU graduate art student exhibiton on display Sept. 19-Oct. 7

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the September 13th, 2011

Idaho State University Department of Art and Pre-Architecture will feature graduate art student exhibitions Sept. 20-Oct. 7 in the John B. Davis Gallery located in the ISU Fine Arts Building.

The exhibit's opening ceremony is on Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The department invites ISU faculty, staff, students and the Pocatello community to attend the exhibition. This year, six graduate students will exhibit their work including:  Nathan Barnes from Salt Lake City, Utah; Joanna Cleveland from Memphis, Tenn.; Paul Dodez from Sweetwater, Tenn.; Dustin Hinton from Boulder, Colo.; Lori A. McPherson from Glastonbury, Conn.; and Catherine Reinhardt from Daphne, Ala.

The John B. Davis Gallery is open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information visit or call Amy Jo Popa at 282-3341.


Idaho State University associate professor Klug published in multicultural education book

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 13th, 2011

Idaho State University's Beverly Klug, associate professor in the College of Education, was published in the multicultural education book, "White Teachers/Diverse Populations."

The book features chapters by Gloria Ladson-Billings and Paul Gorski, both experts in multicultural education and teaching for social justice.

"I am really honored to be featured in a book along with them," said Klug.

Klug's contribution to the second edition of the book includes a chapter called, "Challenging the Western Narrative of American Indians in the classroom." The book also features many articles for a variety of ethnic groups and how teachers can ensure students are succeeding in the classroom. 

For more information visit Stylus Publishing LLC at


‘McLove ISU Night’ set Sept. 15; ‘I Love ISU Night at Sonic’ set Sept. 19

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 13th, 2011

Raising money for deserving Idaho State University students will be as easy as eating out as the ISU Love ISU campaign features "McLove ISU Night" on Thursday, Sept. 15, and "I Love ISU Night at Sonic" on Monday, Sept. 19, in Pocatello.

"Please support these restaurants who are supporting the 'I Love ISU' campaign so we can raise more funds for scholarships," said Tony Dickey, ISU director of annual giving. "They're donating proceeds from sales on these nights directly to ISU scholarships." (more…)

Idaho State University, INL host experts from around the world at TRTR meeting Sept. 12-15 in Idaho Falls

Posted in Academics, Events, Research by taylandy on the September 12th, 2011

Nuclear reactor engineers from around the globe are gathering in Idaho Falls Sept. 12-15 for the National Organization of Test, Research, and Training Reactors annual meeting hosted by Idaho State University and the Idaho National Laboratory at the Shilo Inn in Idaho Falls.

The theme of the TRTR conference is "Using Today's Reactors for Tomorrow’s Renaissance" and it will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13-14. On Sept. 15 there will be a tour of the INL from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Monday, Sept. 12, there are Standards Committee and Executive Committee meetings. (more…)

KISU-FM 91.1 and Associated Students of ISU to present ‘ASISU Speaks’

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 12th, 2011

When ISU students want to be a part of the university conversation, they can turn to "ASISU Speaks," KISU-FM's live, monthly news-talk program.

Host Benjamin Harker said he will lead a productive exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate the minds of the students and the university.

From breaking news, pressing issues, university entertainment and the arts, "ASISU Speaks" offers listeners the opportunity to join discussions with student decision-makers, academics and individuals involved at Idaho State University. (more…)

‘Idaho State of Mind’ television program produced at Idaho State University premiers on Idaho Public TV

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the September 9th, 2011

From Pocatello to Parma, Boise to Bonners Ferry and Coeur d'Alene to Caldwell, Idaho State University is coming into Idahoans homes via a unique partnership with Idaho Public Television.

Debuting this fall "Idaho State of Mind," a public affairs television program in partnership with Idaho Public Television, is being broadcast across IPTV's statewide network. It will be shown weekly on Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The first show aired Sept. 10. (more…)

Idaho State University upcoming events, Sept. 9-24

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the September 9th, 2011

 ISU Coming Events: September 9-September 24

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media 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 website A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU's homepage at Information about ISU athletic events is available at The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

Thursday and Friday, September 8-9

• 29th Annual "I love ISU" campaign Treasure Valley Calling: The 29th annual "I Love ISU" campaign for Idaho State University academic scholarships is featuring events across southern Idaho.  On these dates callers will be calling Treasure Valley for donations. The money donated to "I Love ISU" goes directly to scholarships. For more information: call 208-282-2994, email, or visit (more…)

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