News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
The world’s oldest farmers: ISU’s Leif Tapanila participates in international study documenting oldest evidence of agriculture by insects
SMITHFIELD, Australia – An international team of researchers, including Idaho State University’s Leif Tapanila, has discovered the oldest fossil evidence of agriculture, not by humans, but by insects.
Idaho State University adds more beauty to campus
POCATELLO— Idaho State University landscapers have planted hundreds of new trees and thousands of plants on campus to create a more welcoming feel. Other new changes include creating a tiered planter area and another new berm.
Idaho State University to partner with Kind Community for homecoming and Kindweek 2016 kick-off; Theme is “Let’s Celebrate Kindness: Show Your Strength in Stripes”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University recently announced plans to co-host Kind Community’s Kick-Off Celebration for Kind Week 2016 in conjunction with their annual homecoming festivities.
ISU Summer Institute for Piano and Strings opens with faculty concerts
POCATELLO – The third annual Idaho State University Summer Institute for Piano and Strings starts on Monday, June 20. It will be a full week of concerts, seminars, focus classes, chamber music, coaching, crafts, contra dancing and music history and theory.
Community meeting set June 23 with the Pocatello Police Department and the LGBTQ community
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Gender Resource Center and the Pocatello Police Department will host a community conversation at 6 p.m. on June 23 in the Middle and North Fork Rooms of the Pond Student Union on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong named to NIH grant review panel
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong in the College of Arts and Letters has received an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress, and Health (MESH) study section.
ISU physics to offer water rocket festival June 25-26 at Kiwanis breakfast
POCATELLO – Students and faculty of the Idaho State University Department of Physics will offer a free water rocket workshop in Tydeman Park at Eighth Avenue and East Young Street in Pocatello from 10 a.m. to noon June 25-26.
Mars exploration, volcanology, high-tech science on display at Arco, Craters of the Moon at NASA, NSF, ISU Community Day
ARCO – Scores of participants learned about everything from how Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is being used as a laboratory for exploring Mars to how volcanoes explode at a Community Day held in Arco and at Craters of the Moon on June 16.
Idaho State University Veteran’s Student Service Center to hold annual foosball tournament June 26
POCATELLO— The Veteran’s Student Services Center at Idaho State University will hold its annual foosball tournament June 26 at 2 p.m.
ISU physics Professor Philip Cole finds niche organizing international conferences on applications of accelerators for nuclear science
POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Philip Cole has found a calling and talent for organizing international conferences devoted to the applications of accelerators in nuclear science.
American Association of University Women seeks book donations for September book sale fundraiser
POCATELLO – The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women is seeking book donations in preparation for its annual used book sale fundraiser to be held in September in the foyer of Reed Gym.
Áine Ni Shuilleabhain to teach basic Irish language classes at ISU through Fulbright program
POCATELLO— Áine Ni Shuilleabhain, from County Kerry in Southwest Ireland, has been matched with Idaho State University through the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program and will begin her teaching this fall.
ISU PA Program, Spanish for the Health Professionals Program, Snake River High School students to offer free health fair June 11 at Snake River High School
BLACKFOOT – A free health fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 11 at the Snake River High School cafeteria in Blackfoot.
Idaho State University switches to RAVE Guardian System for campus safety
POCATELLO – To better serve its campus community in today’s digital world, Idaho State University has removed its blue light phones and implemented the use of a smart phone app that serves as a mobile duress button and virtual safety escort.
ISU and St. Luke’s Health Systems partner to foster research
Idaho State University’s Lynn Bohecker is passionate about research. She relishes the thrill of being on the ground floor of a breakthrough or on the front lines of scientific literature that can help the medical community improve patient care.
Idaho Museum of Natural History is 'exposing' its collections
POCATELLO – Did you know the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University has more than 700,000 objects in its collection?
Idaho State University names Lyle Castle Interim Dean of College of Science and Engineering
POCATELLO – Lyle Castle, who most recently has served as Idaho State University vice provost, has been appointed the interim dean for the ISU College of Science and Engineering by Laura Woodworth-Ney, vice president and provost for the ISU Office for Academic Affairs.
Come tour NASA Mission Control: Community Day on June 16 to Highlight NASA/Idaho State University research at Craters of the Moon, features family activities
Staff from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Park Service and Idaho State University will host a community day for the public and media on June 16 in Arco and at Craters of the Moon National Monument to highlight research taking place at the park.
Joanna Wildeman selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—Joanna Wildeman has been nominated and awarded as the Career Path Intern of the month at Idaho State University.
Director’s Challenge offers families free Saturday entertainment at the Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO — Leif Tapanila, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, has created a summer programming series beginning June 11 aimed to give families a creative avenue to learn about science and solve problems.
Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters to hold several summer camps for students in Pocatello
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold summer camps for middle and high school students in Pocatello this summer for a variety of interests.
ISU’s Summer Concert Series and BBQ held Thursdays on the Quad
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle
Idaho State University physics to host particle physics workshop June 6-10 to train secondary education teachers
POCATELLO – Secondary educations teachers from throughout the western United States are gathering at Idaho State University June 6-10 to learn about particle physics so they can better teach the fundamentals science to their students.
Idaho State University’s RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool continues to be improved: featured in NASA’s 2016 “Spinoff” annual report
POCATELLO – As wildfire season approaches in Idaho and the Intermountain West, Idaho State University and NASA researchers continue to work on and improve a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program.
ISU-Meridian recruiting children for language learning study; participants will receive gift cards
Idaho State University-Meridian researchers will provide $100 in gift cards to children who complete a study to help determine how youngsters with language learning difficulties process and understand language.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring receives $406,358 NSF grant to study judgment of personality traits and emotions
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of trait.
First class in Idaho State University/College of Idaho PA partnership to graduate May 21
Twenty years after earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education, Katrina Merrell decided to go back to school and start a new career—a decision that led her to a master’s program in physician assistant studies.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Joshua Swift to receive prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
POCATELLO- Idaho State University psychology professor Joshua Swift will receive the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy this August.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Liberal Arts High program showing success in first semester
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters began sending professors to high school classrooms for the Liberal Arts High program in early 2016.
ISU AVP for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers honored as Accomplished Under 40 by Idaho Business Review
POCATELLO — Idaho State University Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers will be recognized at the 2016 Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished Under 40” honorees reception and awards dinner June 23 in Boise.
Idaho State University Summer Theatre Program helps bring community and the university together; ‘Oliver!’ runs June 10-11, 16-18
POCATELLO – Every year, Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters showcase Southeast Idaho’s talent in their Summer Theatre productions.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to host chess tournament on May 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a chess tournament on May 21 at the College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave., in Pocatello. The tournament is open to anyone at any skill level or age.
Idaho State University graduate Juan Martinez selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award
POCATELLO – American Falls native Juan Martinez, a recent graduate from the College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico slated to begin in August.
ISU-Meridian recognizes student excellence honorees at May 9 Commencement and confers 241 degrees
BOISE— Jennifer Gess received the 2016 Student Excellence Award at Idaho State University-Meridian’s 11th annual commencement ceremony May 9 at the Boise Centre.
University statement in response to recent events
In response to recent allegations of a cover up and questions being raised about Idaho State University’s handling of these reports, we strongly deny these accusations. Any allegations that ISU is covering up reports regarding student safety and security are entirely false.
ISU student Alexia Brooke DeLeon awarded $20,000 counseling fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates
POCATELLO — The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University student Alexia Brooke DeLeon, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).
Emergency response drill to be held at University Place in Idaho Falls on May 11 at 10 a.m.
IDAHO FALLS – An emergency response exercise will be held Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Idaho State University campus in Idaho Falls at University Place. This will be in conjunction with the Idaho Falls Fire Department.
Idaho State University students raise money for Idaho Food Bank
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology senior and Rugby Club member Nelson Wadman led the efforts to raise money for a cause he is passionate about, the Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy Program. Funds raised were more than $450.
ISU Professor Maria Wong advocates for “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences”
POCATELLO—Maria Wong, psychology professor at Idaho State University, has been advocating for more sustained research funding for social and behavioral sciences on behalf of the American Psychology Association’s “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences” campaign.
Idaho State University public relations students present Serve Idaho campaign to Lt. Gov. Brad Little at State Capitol Building
POCATELLO – Idaho State University public relations students travelled to the state capitol building in Boise to present a campaign they designed that educates students on the importance of volunteering as a tool to finding a career.
Idaho State University offers group swim lessons beginning in June, sign up begins in May
POCATELLO - Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer four sessions of Group Learn to Swim Lessons beginning June 9.
Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty
POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 7 in Holt Arena.
ISU conferred 2,538 degrees and certificates at 2016 commencement on May 7
POCATELLO – A total of 2,411 graduates received 2,538 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 7 in Holt Arena.
Sixty-one high school students to graduate with Associate of Arts degrees from Idaho State University-Meridian
POCATELLO – Sixty-one high school students from Renaissance High School in Meridian will receive their Associate of Arts degrees in general studies during Idaho State University-Meridian’s graduation on May 9.
Academy of Idaho images now available online at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives at the Oboler Library now features a digital, online collection of images from the Academy of Idaho.
Idaho State University unveils peace pole
POCATELLO — Idaho State University officials unveiled an 8-foot tall peace pole, a yearlong project spearheaded by student Alma Jam, Wednesday afternoon.
Associated Students of ISU recognizes five individuals and one organization
POCATELLO — Associated Students of Idaho State University presented five awards to individuals who did an outstanding job this academic year.
ISU student Mashaal Hijazi gives moving speech on racism at Idaho Falls TEDx Talk
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s American Pakistani Muslim student Mashaal Hijazi was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak on the topic of racism for an Idaho Falls TEDx Talk in April.
ISU students Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson selected as May Career Path Interns of the Month
POCATELLO—Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson, Idaho State University undergraduate anthropology students, have been selected as the Career Path Interns of the Month for May by the ISU Career Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to raise funds for Discovery Center on May 5
POCATELLO — On May 5 the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University is raising funds to help improve scientific exploration and enhance a play area as part of the Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel Discovery Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats” photo exhibition
POCATELLO – A new photo exhibition opening May 28 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats,” depicts families from around the world and explores human kind’s oldest social activity: eating.
Jared Vineyard will earn ISU's first experimental psychology Ph.D.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Jared Vineyard will walk across the graduation stage next week as the first Ph.D. student to graduate in experimental psychology from ISU, and the first in his family to obtain an advanced degree.
Idaho State University graduates its first nursing Ph.D. student, Tamara Rose
POCATELLO – It’s not an overstatement to say Tamara Rose has worked hard these past three years.
From France to Russia to becoming an Outstanding Masters Student, Amanda Poitevin went around the world then to ISU to earn degree
POCATELLO – Idaho Falls native Amanda Poitevin has been around the world. From attending a small liberal arts college in Wellesley, Mass., to studying abroad in Paris, to teaching English in Russia, some might say that she has seen or done it all.
Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2016-2017 schedule, season tickets on sale for current season ticket holders, general public on sale June 1
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony has announced its 2016-17 concert schedule and season tickets are currently on sale for current season ticket holders. Season tickets for the general public will go on sale starting June 1.
Paper presented by ISU College of Business students, professor wins two awards at MBAA International Conference in Chicago
POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Business students Andrew Lyman and Travis Pattengale, both graduating this spring, along with management Professor Jie McCardle returned from the MBAA International Conference in Chicago in April with two Best Paper awards.
Idaho State University College of Business hosting a free busines luncheon May 17 in Twin Falls
TWIN FALLS – The Idaho State University College of Business will host a luncheon for the Twin Falls business community on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 1 p.m. to introduce new ISU business courses that will be offered at the College of Southern Idaho.
Idaho State University Chamber Choir to tour through Britain
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Chamber Choir will take a choir tour for 13 days through Britain performing in some of the most historical cathedrals in the world.
ISU Department of Mechanical Engineering students presented their senior design projects for the American Society of Mechanical Engineering
POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering presented their senior design projects at a meeting of the Idaho Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering.
ISU nursing Professor Mary Nies receives University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award
POCATELLO – Mary Nies, director of nursing research at Idaho State University, will receive the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award at a ceremony this May.
ISU College of Business MBA students take home two trophies from International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition in Anaheim
After hundreds of hours of work and two very intense days in competition in Anaheim, California, a team of Idaho State University Master of Business Administration brought home two trophies from the 52nd International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition held April 23-24.
Alex Boye to perform at Stephens Performing Arts Center on May 3
POCATELLO – British-born American singer and actor Alex Boye will perform at Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center on May 3 at 7 p.m.
ISU Geosciences group recounts trip to the volcanic Caribbean Island Montserrat, featuring the ‘Pompeii of the West’
Chasing giant frogs, shooing iguanas out of the road and appearing on a national radio show were all part of a nine-day Idaho State University geosciences seminar held this spring on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat, which features an active volcano.
Youth engineering and robotics summer camps at ISU; sign-up deadline May 20
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host three different camps as part of the 2016 Summer Transportation Institute Program.
Idaho State University to offer new 3-D animation and modeling courses
POCATELLO—Kirk Young, adjunct professor at Idaho State University, has started a new 3-D animation course at ISU, giving ISU students more chances to become digital artists.
Pocatello Public Works partners with ISU engineering students
The City of Pocatello recently received a few good ideas from a group of Idaho State University engineering students.
Black Rock & Sage launch party May 5
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Black Rock & Sage will host a launch party on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Bengal Café.
Idaho State University Professor Beverly Ray attends White House Convening of Operation Educate the Educators
POCATELLO – Beverly Ray, professor of education at Idaho State University, attended the recent White House Convening of Operation Educate the Educators this month.
Idaho State University graduates March through the Arch May 6
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Graduate Salute March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 6 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building.
Classes Introduce Students to Parkour
Learning how to vault or do a backflip is not part of everyday homework, until now. This year Colin Mahoney introduced new parkour classes at Idaho State University.
ISU-Meridian will confer 241 degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 9 Commencement; Educator and author Hartzell Cobbs will speak
BOISE-- Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will hold its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m., May 9, at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St.
ISU student advertising team takes home first-place trophy from National Student Advertising District Competition
POCATELLO – Students from Idaho State University took first place in the National Student Advertising Competition for District XI in Bozeman, Montana on April 15.
Idaho State University will confer 2,538 degrees and certificates at 2016 Commencement on May 7
POCATELLO – A total of 2,411 graduates will receive 2,538 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 7 in Holt Arena. One hundred twenty-three students will receive multiple certificates and/or degrees.
Idaho State University Professor Alex Bolinger named Associated Students of ISU Faculty Member of the Year
POCATELLO—Alex Bollinger, professor of the Idaho State University College of Business, has been recognized as the Faculty Member of the Year by the Associated Students of ISU.
ISU students present on April 25 about their work with Syrian and Afghanistan refugees in Macedonia
ISU Master of Public Health student Hayli Worthington and Master of Business Administration student Andrea Vicic took a trip to Macedonia to work with a Christian aid group called Agape to provide food and assistance to the stream of refugees from Syria and Afghanistan.
Idaho State University announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympics winning teams
POCATELLO—Idaho State University Department of Physics hosted the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad on the university campus April 9.
Idaho State University Wind Ensemble to go on tour across state
POCATELLO- The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble is currently on tour across Idaho including the College of Southern Idaho, Rocky Mountain High School and Eagle High School. They will finish the tour with a concert at ISU on April 23.
Pocatello hosts Idaho Dietetics Conference April 21-22; ISU students honored
POCATELLO – For the first time in over a decade, the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting is being held in Pocatello on April 21 and 22 at the Red Lion Hotel.
Idaho State University to offer archaeology field school in May
POCATELLO – This May anthropology students at Idaho State University will have the opportunity to participate at the 2016 archaeology field school, spending one month learning how to excavate, survey and record and identify artifacts.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to hold One-Act Competition April 22-23 for 17 High Schools
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will host 17 high schools participating in a one-act drama competition on Friday and Saturday April 22-23 in the L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Ten Idaho State University alumni honored with 2016 Professional Achievement Awards
POCATELLO – Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7, in Holt Arena.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony April 29-30; Season finale features guest vocalists, Camerata Singers, ISU Concert Choir
The Idaho State-Civic Symphony season finale will feature the Camerata Singers, the ISU Concert Choir and guest vocalists performing Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125” at 7:30 p.m. April 29 and 30 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Idaho State University have opportunity to create new musical version of ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical’
Idaho State University students will have the opportunity to help create a new musical version of the “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical” during a weeklong workshop put on by actors, and artistic and music directors from Washington, Oregon, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
Aspiring artists have opportunity to create temporary sculptures along Portneuf River
POCATELLO—Laura Ahola-Young of Idaho State University and Hannah Sanger of the City of Pocatello are encouraging ISU students and community members to take part in creating temporary art sculptures along the Portneuf River.
Guest Professor Melanie Rutkowski to present at ISU on control of tumor progression by body’s microorganisms
POCATELLO — The Idaho State University biology sciences department has invited Melanie Rutkowski, an assistant professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, to give a presentation on the interaction between the human body's microorganisms and tumor growth.
Idaho State students learn real-world business lesson when selling book about Garrett Freightlines
POCATELLO – To succeed in business, you’ve got to hit the curve balls thrown your way.
AT&T Idaho universities Tech Challenge for students extends application to June 5
POCATELLO—AT&T has presented a challenge to students attending Idaho universities and the winner of the challenge will receive $10,000. The deadline for entering the challenge has been extended to June 5.
ISU College of Business to offer in-person classes in Twin Falls fall 2016; informational events set April 25, May 4
TWIN FALLS – The Idaho State University College of Business will offer in-person courses on the College of Southern Idaho campus starting in the fall 2016 semester and will host informational sessions on April 25 and May 4 about these courses.
Idaho State University music faculty members to appear in performances across the state
POCATELLO – Diana Livingston Friedley and Geoffrey Friedley, music professors at Idaho State University, will be soloists with the Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra and the Magic Valley Chorale this month.
Idaho State University public relations students gain real-world experience while increasing Idaho volunteer efforts
POCATELLO – Idaho State University public relations students are teaming up with Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, to run a campaign educating students on the importance of volunteering as a tool to finding a career.
ISU’s Veteran and Military Appreciation Week runs April 18-22
POCATELLO – Idaho State University is commemorating Veteran and Military Appreciation Week April 18-22 by featuring several events.
Idaho State University’s Cosmetology Program and the School of Hair Styling Spring Extravaganza set April 18 at Pond Student Union Ballroom
POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Cosmetology Program and the School of Hair Styling have announced their annual Hair Show Extravaganza will be held April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
Logan Briggs named ISU April Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s undergraduate senior Logan Briggs has been named April’s Career Path Intern of the Month by the ISU Career Center.
Charlie Daniels Band to share its hits with Pocatello April 16
POCATELLO—The Charlie Daniels Band will perform its hit songs including “The Devil Went to Georgia” and “The South’s Gonna Do It” at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
ISU faculty chamber music concert set April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present the last faculty chamber concert for the season featuring members of the Monarch Trio and mezzo soprano Kathleen Lane at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in Goranson Hall in the ISU Fine Arts Building.
ISU to host Start Smart salary negotiation workshop April 19 geared towards women for negotiating pay
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the ISU Gender Resource Center will offer a Start Smart salary negotiation workshop geared towards women on April 19.
Idaho State University students compete in concrete canoe competition
POCATELLO—Idaho State University students involved with the civil engineering department designed, built and raced a concrete canoe in the 2016 Concrete Canoe National Competition April 7 – 9.
Idaho State University’s KidU summer camps offered in June, July
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s KidU camps designed for first- through sixth-graders will be held throughout June and July.
Idaho Museum of Natural History offers family fun events
POCATELLO—The Idaho Museum of Natural History is providing some educational activities to go along with its new “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” exhibit.
Ramp Riot brings extreme sports to ISU’s Holt Arena
POCATELLO — Pocatello native and X-Games gold medalist Colton Satterfield is happy to call the second annual Ramp Riot the second largest extreme sports event in the United States and it will be hosted at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena at 7 p.m. April 15-16.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present “Waiting for Godot”
POCATELLO – Students at Idaho State University will venture into absurdism with the performance of Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” on April 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU 2016 Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service set April 5
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and community members are invited to attend the 2016 Mayor’s day of recognition for AmeriCorps set April 5 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Aid for Friends conference room, 214 E. Center St.
ISU Season of Note will present “The Charlie Daniels Band” April 16 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present The Charlie Daniels Band April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Hall.
ISU Season of Note will present “Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute” April 14 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center on April 14
POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Hall.
ISU's Denim Days set April 20 at 6 p.m., features concert by Carolina Reapers
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will sponsor Denim Days in the USA on April 20 at 6 p.m. in Frazier Hall featuring a concert by the Carolina Reapers.
ISU Physics to host Science Olympiad set April 9
POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of 8th Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus. Spectators are welcome.
Five Idaho State University faculty honored as 2016 Outstanding Master Teachers
POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2016 Outstanding Master Teacher awards.
Five Idaho State University faculty to receive 2016 Outstanding Public Service Awards
POCATELLO—Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2016 Outstanding Public Service awards. They will be honored at a reception held at Juniper Hills Country Club April 6 at 6 p.m.
Four Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2016 Outstanding Researcher Awards
POCATELLO – Four Idaho State University faculty members have received the 2016 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception April 6 at 6 p.m. at the Juniper Hills Country Club.
Idaho Office of the Governor, Idaho State University announce details of tuition lock pilot program for ISU students
MERIDIAN – Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and Idaho State University have announced the details of a pilot program that would ensure that base tuition rates for undergraduate Idaho students remain the same for four continuous academic years.
ISU Economics Club Northwestern Environmental Unconference cancelled
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Economics Club has cancelled the Northwestern Environmental Unconference, A NEU TIDE, an event that had been scheduled on April 15 and 16 in Pocatello.
Idaho State University debater Mike Chen finishes in tie for ninth place at National Debate Tournament
POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Mike Chen tied for ninth place in the Varsity division of International Parliamentary Debate Association (IPDA) Debate hosted by the University of Kentucky.
Pop-up centenary exhibit to highlight 1916 Easter Rising
Students from the Department of History at Idaho State University will have their work covering the 100-year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland displayed in a centenary exhibit in ISU’s Pond Student Union Building on March 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Celebrate Shakespeare 400 at Idaho State University April 5
POCATELLO – In honor of Shakespeare 400, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's life (1564-1616), the Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State University is sponsoring a public lecture titled, "Editorial Re-Fashioning, Or What Have We Done to Shakespeare?"
Idaho State-Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to offer free concert on March 30
POCATELLO – The Idaho State–Civic Symphony Association’s Youth Orchestra will perform a free concert on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Professor Emeritus James Aho publishes “Far-Right Fantasy: Sociology of American Politics and Religion and Politics”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University sociology Professor Emeritus James Aho’s latest book, “Far-Right Fantasy: A Sociology of American Religion and Politics,” has been released by the world’s largest academic publisher, Routledge.
Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 28th Science Trek sleep over April 22-23; sign-up deadline is March 31
POCATELLO – Third to fifth graders are invited to explore new frontiers with an overnight Science Trek adventure hosted by the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho Public Television on April 22-23.
“What’s in Your Attic? Decoding the Past through Cultural Artifacts” presentation and workshop set April 11 at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University will host a presentation and workshop with Randy Silverman at 7 p.m. April 11, based on the question, “What’s in Your Attic?”
Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium set April 2 features more than 60 students presenting research
POCATELLO – More than 60 students from Idaho State University will have the opportunity to present their academic research at the annual Graduate School Research Day Symposium on Saturday, April 2.
Southeast Idaho Military Ball set April 22 at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host the Southeast Idaho Military Ball on Friday, April 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU’s 45th annual Spring Powwow set April 1-2
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University student group Native Americans United will host the 45th annual ISU Spring Powwow April 1-2 at Reed Gymnasium.
Idaho State University history professor Zack Heern looks to help change the perspective towards the Middle East
POCATELLO – On Sept. 11, 2001, Zack Heern sat in a University of California, Los Angeles classroom astonished by the attacks on the World Trade Center. Heern was an undergraduate student of Middle East studies at the time.
I Chose ISU, Tony Lemos, physics
POCATELLO – During his senior year in high school, Tony Lemos had the opportunity to tour the NASA Ames Research Center in California and meet face-to-face with astronauts through his involvement with the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars group
ISU ‘Be Advised’ program helps students prepare to register; fall registration begins April 11
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign. Students are encouraged to “Declare Your Major,” prior to registering for fall classes.
Albion State Normal School records available online at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collection Archives now features a collection from the Albion State Normal School.
Idaho State University’s Donna Lybecker travels to New Zealand to speak at University of Otago
POCATELLO -- Donna Lybecker, chair of the Idaho State University Department of Political Science, recently traveled to Dunedin, New Zealand, where she spoke to students and faculty at the University of Otago about ecosystems services, the Portneuf River and policy narrative.
Barrage 8, a special kind of multi-genre band, to perform at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Barrage 8, which plays a wide variety of music on classical instruments designed to entertain guests of all ages, looks forward to performing in Pocatello at 7:30 p.m. March 25.
Project director of Smithsonian Institution Cheryl Washer speaks about upcoming Titanoboa exhibit
POCATELLO – During a March visit, Cheryl Washer, registrar and project director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, gave a behind-the-scenes explanation of Idaho Museum of Natural History’s new “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” exhibit, which opens March 18.
Idaho State University dance students return from the American College Dance Association Northwest Conference
POCATELLO – Ten Idaho State University students and faculty from the Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Northwest Conference from March 9 to 12 in Laramie, Wyoming.
Idaho State University’s Department of Political Science to host Idaho Court of Appeals member Judge David W. Gratton
POCATELLO – Idaho Court of Appeals Member Judge David W. Gratton will visit Idaho State University’s campus on March 28 and 29 to speak to Idaho State University students, area high school students and community members in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.
College of Arts & Letters New Year’s Eve Gala gives Pocatello residents a night of elegance and allows students to shine while raising $48,000
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters raised $48,000 at its third annual New Year’s Eve Gala held in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Expansion of Idaho State University Paramedic Science Program announced
Idaho Falls- The Idaho State University Paramedic Science program is expanding to Eastern Idaho.
ISU presents country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will present country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
ISU Associate Professor Ruiling Guo recognized for outstanding dissertation
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor Ruiling Guo’s dissertation titled “Prediction of Intention to use Evidence-Based Management among Healthcare Administrators in the United States” has been recognized
Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized as the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year” at the annual Engineering Week Banquet
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized with the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year Award” by Idaho State University.
ISU College of Education to Hold Future Teachers Day March 9
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Education will host a Future Teacher’s Day for prep students interested in becoming teachers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9
Grammy nominated Sheela Bringi to collaborate with Idaho State University’s Chamber Jazz Ensemble March 30
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Chamber Jazz Ensemble will collaborate with Grammy-nominated artist Sheela Bringi on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building.
ISU’s 2016 Early Registration Event set April 5-8
POCATELLO– Idaho State University’s incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to participate in the 2016 early registration events scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5-8 in the Pond Student Union.
Idaho State University mission statement and core themes receive State Board approval
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s revised mission statement and core themes received approval by Idaho’s State Board of Education (SBOE) at the Feb. 18 board meeting held in Boise.
ISU College of Arts and Letters students gain real-world work experience by collaborating with local organizations
POCATELLO – Students attend college to receive an education to use in their future career, but Idaho State University Professor Karen Hartman believes that you must take your education one step further – gaining real world work experience.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host red carpet photo event as part of Its largest fundraiser
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host a red carpet photo event in conjunction with the POPS Concert and fundraiser on Friday, March 11, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Idaho State University Outstanding Student Award winners announced
Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2016 ISU Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at an awards ceremony April 27 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center and at Commencement on May 7 in Holt Arena.
Families with fighting siblings ages 4-11 sought for Idaho State University Psychology Clinic study
POCATELLO – Families with two or more children ages 4-11 who physically fight on a regular basis are sought for the Sibling Aggression Project clinical study being conducted by the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic.
Idaho State University 115th anniversary Founder’s Day Celebration set March 11; community is invited to free barbecue, history tour
POCATELLO – In celebration of Idaho State University’s 115th anniversary, a Founder’s Day Celebration will be held on Friday, March 11, at noon on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.
Idaho State University MILES researchers play key role in City of Pocatello River Vision Study
POCATELLO – By providing input and informational tools Idaho State University researchers are assisting the citizens of Pocatello to create a new vision and plans for the Portneuf River running through the city.
Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering annual meeting, Intermountain Conference on the Environment set March 31-April 2 at ISU
POCATELLO- The 58th Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering Annual Meeting and Symposium will meet jointly with the 16th Intermountain Conference on the Environment March 31-April 2 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.
Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, famous Wheel-Stander, looks forward to Chrome in the Dome
POCATELLO— Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, professional wheel-stander, and his wife, Wendy, have been traveling both nationally and internationally around the globe for 40 years.
Idaho State University Professor Xu passes on her Women in Life Sciences Award
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu was honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award in 2014 and received a Suffrage Science Heirloom.
Alumnus Rick Carron contributes to Idaho Virtualization Lab at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University
POCATELLO — Idaho State University alumnus Rick Carron is helping to make it possible for today’s ISU students to gain experience in a unique and specific field at the Idaho Virtualization Laboratory at the Idaho Museum of Natural History.
Idaho State University College of Business offers new Master of Science in Health Informatics
POCATELLO — The Idaho State University College of Business is proud to announce a new Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) graduate program offered on the Pocatello and Meridian campuses in fall of 2016.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony "An Enchanted Evening-Broadway Hits and More" Set March 11
POCATELLO—“An Enchanted Evening – Broadway Hits and More” is the theme of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association’s concert and fundraiser at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on March 11.
Largest snake in history to open at Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO — Slithering in at 48 feet long and weighing an estimated 1.5 tons, a realistic replica of Titanoboa, the world’s largest snake, will open at the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University March 19.
Spring into Nutrition at ISU with a Health and Wellness Fair by Phi Upsilon Omicron Set March 12
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron will host a free health and wellness fair titled, “Spring into Nutrition,” on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ISU Season of Note will present Barrage 8 March 25 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present “Barrage 8” March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Hall.
Intrepid Idaho State University doctoral student Ariana Tart-Zelvin aims to change a state of mind
POCATELLO—Idaho State University psychology doctoral student Ariana Tart-Zelvin has completed a dissertation study to better understand what brain areas are active when healthy adults use a cognitive strategy on a working memory task.
Idaho State Civic Symphony Presents “An Enchanted Evening: Broadway Hits and More” March 11
POCATELLO—Idaho State Civic Symphony joins with dynamic vocal duo, Sarah Lawrence and Calland Metts, in the Pops concert and raffle event March 11 in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University affiliates with new Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
(BOISE) – With approval from the State Board of Education, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced a new public-private partnership today to create Idaho’s first four-year medical school at Idaho State University’s Meridian Health Science Center.
Chrome in the Dome celebrates 10-year anniversary in style; features world-renowned automotive painter Charley Hutton, drag racer Ed Jones
POCATELLO—This year marks the 10-year anniversary for the Chrome in the Dome car show put on by the Idaho State University College of Technology March 18 from 2 to 9 p.m. and March 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Holt Arena.
Irish Musician Doiminic Mac Giolla Bhride featured March 5 at College Market
POCATELLO – Misneach, Idaho State University’s student Irish club, will host Seacht ain na Gaeilge (Irish language week) with singer Doiminic Mac Giolla Bhride at the College Market on Saturday, March 5, from 7 to 9 p.m.