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ISU Anderson Center’s LUNAFEST 2013 festival of short films set March 7 in Pocatello, March 13 in Idaho Falls

Posted in Exhibits by taylandy on the February 19th, 2013

The Idaho State University Anderson Gender Resource Center will pleased to screen LUNAFEST 2013, a festival of nine short films by, for and about women, on March 7 in Pocatello and March 13 in Idaho Falls.

The Pocatello screening will be held at 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Salmon Suites. For additional information on the Pocatello screening, call 208–282–2805. (more…)

Idaho State University Wind Ensemble Concert Feb. 22 includes premiere performance of composition by ISU’s Randy Earles

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 19th, 2013

The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble will perform its first concert of the semester Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. 

The Wind Ensemble is directed by Patrick Brooks, ISU director of bands. (more…)

Marvin Lewis: ‘Once a Bengal, always a (Idaho State University) Bengal’

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the February 15th, 2013

Written by John van Vliet, ISU Sports Information Intern

"Once a Bengal, always a Bengal" rings true for many alumni from Idaho State, but perhaps not more so than for Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis.

Before Lewis was coaching NFL teams and earning Coach of the Year honors, he, too, roamed the hallways of Garrison Hall, played for the Bengals in Holt Arena and went fly fishing with teammates in the Teton Mountains. (more…)

Idaho State University H.A.L.O. to host ‘A Night in Mexico’ Feb. 23 in Pond Student Union

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the February 14th, 2013

The Idaho State University Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.) will host "A Night in Mexico" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

Celebrate Idaho State event March 19 expanded to include Idaho Science and Engineering Festival, Tech Expo

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Exhibits, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 14th, 2013

The third annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, will feature more than 100 groups providing a variety of free food, entertainment, art, culture, information, and scientific displays and demonstrations from 4 to 7 p.m. March 19 at the ISU Pond Student Union.

This year's event incorporates the Idaho Science and Engineering Festival and the Idaho State University College of Technology's Tech Expo evening program. (more…)

Idaho State University Frank Church Symposium Feb. 27-March 1 features Gen. Amos Jordan as keynote speaker

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the February 14th, 2013

Idaho State University's International Affairs Council (IAC), housed in the College of Arts and Letters, is proud to present the 42nd Annual Frank Church Symposium, featuring the theme of "Leadership and Power Struggles in the Contemporary World," Feb. 27 – March 1.

This year's event is breaking a milestone because of the number of individuals, personalities, departments, units and sponsors that are working together to make the occasion a great success. (more…)

‘Science: Becoming the Messenger’ workshop set for May 29 in Boise

Posted in Events, Research by taylandy on the February 14th, 2013

Learn how to talk about science with your neighbors or the news media at a free workshop, Wednesday, May 29, at Boise State University.

Faculty, staff and students on all ISU campuses are invited to attend.  A limited number of travel scholarships are available to attendees outside the Boise area. Click here to apply for a scholarship and to view the program flyer. 

The purpose of the workshop – titled Science: Becoming the Messenger – is to help the higher education community improve skills for communicating science to a public audience.  It's intended for principal investigators, early-career scientists and engineers, students, postdoctoral scholars, deans, vice presidents, and public information officers, according to organizers.  Presenters include bestselling science journalist Chris Mooney and Emmy-award winning producer Joe Schreiber. 

The National Science Foundation and Idaho NSF EPSCoR are sponsoring the event.  You don't have to be a member of the NSF or EPSCoR to attend.


2013 Idaho Business Leader of the Year is Ron Nilson, CEO of Ground Force Manufacturing

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the February 14th, 2013

Ron Nilson, CEO and president of Ground Force Manufacturing in Post Falls, is the Idaho Business Leader of the Year 2013.

The professional business fraternity at Idaho State University, the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, will recognize Nilson at a dinner in Pocatello on Thursday, March 21. (more…)

Country music legend Don Williams to perform April 18 at Idaho State University Stephens Center

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 12th, 2013

Country music legend Don Williams, joined by Colm Kirwan, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

The tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. (more…)

Film Showing, Panel Discussion of Documentary “Grow!” Set Feb. 21 at ISU

Posted in Events by taylandy on the February 8th, 2013

A special free screening and panel discussion of the new documentary film "Grow!" will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Salmon River Room.

This award-winning film chronicles the experiences of 20 young farmers in the state of Georgia who explain what inspires them to work the land. The film raises awareness of sustainable agriculture and the level of environmental activism among the Millennial Generation. (more…)

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