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ISU Women’s History Month Committee calling for submissions for exhibit

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the October 20th, 2011

The Women's History Month Committee at Idaho State University is calling for submissions for "Mama Said: The Artworks and Artifacts of Wise Women" to be on exhibit at the Transition Gallery on the ISU campus Feb. 27 – March 10 in recognition of National Women's History Month (more…)

Idaho State University Davis Gallery will participate in the War in Society series Oct. 25-Nov. 18.

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the October 20th, 2011

The John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at Idaho State University will participate in the War in Society series of events Oct. 25 – Nov. 18. (more…)

Idaho State University Society of Physics Students to host punk-n chuck, egg launch Oct. 22

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the October 18th, 2011

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students will host a Punk'n Chuck and Egg Launch competition on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Idaho Accelerator Center Airport Facility.

The facility is located on West Fortress Road, just south of the Pocatello Airport, and north of I-86, just a few hundred yards northwest of Exit 56.  (more…)

Idaho State University College of Technology hosts energy forum; promotes Energy Awareness Month

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 18th, 2011

A recent proclamation from Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter once again deemed October as Energy Awareness Month in Idaho and placed a renewed focus on energy conservation and efficiency. In conjunction with this proclamation and the ongoing educational pursuits at the Idaho State University Energy Systems and Education Center (ESTEC), the ISU College of Technology will host a special energy forum.

The forum will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, and include participation from the energy industry, local and state government officials. (more…)

Two Idaho State University students to compete in Met Opera Auditions; one (mostly) gave up country music, the other a business degree to pursue opera

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 17th, 2011

One gave up a dream of being a country singer, the other of getting an MBA, but both Idaho State University students competing Oct. 29 for a shot at singing for the Metropolitan Opera have a passion for opera.

The two Idaho State University students are senior performing arts majors Teaira Burge and Jared Johnson.  They'll be trying out at the Metropolitan Opera’s Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana District Auditions at ISU's Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Each of their primary ISU professors say they have legitimate chances at advancing in the auditions. (more…)

Idaho State University to host Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 17th, 2011

Opera is alive, well and growing in Southeast Idaho, and Idaho State University has scored a cultural coup by landing a Metropolitan Opera National Council district audition, which is the a preliminary tryout for the most prestigious opera company in the United States.

The auditions, open to public, will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

This is the first time these auditions, for the Metropolitan Opera's Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana District, have been held in Idaho. (more…)

Idaho State University Symphonic Band to be joined by Century High School Band on Oct. 21

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the October 17th, 2011

The Idaho State University Symphonic Band will be joined by the Century High School Concert Band in a special performance at 7:30 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 21, in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Colin Brien has directed of the Century High School Band program for the past three years. Brien is a 2004 graduate of Idaho State, and has composed and published a number of works for concert band. (more…)

ISU Anderson Center to host third monthly podcast/discussion luncheon; topic is ‘Hot Chastity’

Posted in Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2011

The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, through a grant from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, is hosting a series of podcast luncheons this academic year, with the next one set Oct. 26 with the title “Hot Chastity.”

Meant to serve as a casual and interactive, yet informative, way to open up discussions about various relevant topics, these luncheon podcasts are free and open to everyone.  (more…)

Idaho State University lecturer Jacobsen named Idaho Outstanding Business Educator at state conference

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the October 14th, 2011

Idaho State University's Brenda Jacobsen has received the Idaho Business Education Association Educators Outstanding Business Educator of the year award and the Outstanding Career and Technical Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award. 

Jacobsen is an associate lecturer in the ISU College of Education's Department of Educational Foundations. She was honored during the Idaho Business Education Association state conference held recently in Coeur d'Alene. (more…)

ISU Anderson Center to host Trans 101 Workshop

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 14th, 2011

The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, in close collaboration with the QSA (Queer Straight Alliance, formerly LGBTSA) club and the Genesis Project, will host Janis Walworth and Michelle Kammerer at the ISU campus for the annual recognition of National Transgender Day of Remembrance.

The workshop will be held in the Pond Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 19. The event is free and open to all. (more…)

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