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ISU’s disaster planning workshop for cultural institutions set Oct. 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will offer a disaster planning workshop for administrators and staff on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Idaho State University opens online store for official Bengal merchandise
POCATELLO – Idaho State University has partnered with the Follett Corporation to launch an online store for official Bengal merchandise.
ISU’s Family Weekend 2016 set Oct. 21-22; Online registration open Sept. 16 to Oct. 19
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s annual Family Weekend will take place on the weekend of Oct. 21-22. Online registration for the event will be live Sept. 16 through Oct. 19.
ISU Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair set Sept. 28
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair is scheduled Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Atrium.
Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium registration open; Conference is Sept. 30, pre-registration preferred by Sept. 25
POCATELLO- Registration is now open for the 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium.
Idaho State University and College of Western Idaho to launch Bengal Bound program for CWI transfer students
Guaranteed admission to Idaho State University after successfully completing an associate degree and application-fee waivers are two benefits of Bengal Bound, a new program designed to encourage Idaho community college students to continue their education at ISU.
Idaho State University 10th-day enrollment is 11,025, down 2.1 percent from fall 2015 10th-day enrollment; Idaho resident enrollment shows increase
POCATELLO – Idaho State University 10th-day total enrollment for fall 2016 semester is 11,025, a 2.1 percent decline from the fall semester 2015 10th-day enrollment of 11,259, but Idaho resident enrollment increased by 2.6 percent.
Idaho Museum of Natural History joins Smithsonian magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day Live!
Idaho Museum of Natural History Joins Smithsonian magazine’s12th Annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on Sept. 24 with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Exposed, Water/Ways, and Idaho Power Centennial Exhibit
Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researcher Kirk Hevener awarded NIH grant to study deadly bacteria
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener a $415,000 grant that may one day lead to the discovery of a new drug to battle the deadly intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile.
Idaho State University Pinyon Jay Press to host Jessica Spring, visiting artist
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Pinyon Jay Press will host visiting artist Jessica Spring on Sept. 29. Spring has been a letterpress printer since 1989 when she learned how to set real metal type.
Idaho State University sports science Professor Michael Meyers documents link between injuries and infill weight of artificial turf
POCATELLO – When it comes to artificial turf, there’s a simple, but firm analysis related to injuries that Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has documented: the greater the weight of the infill used with artificial turf, the fewer the injuries.
Idaho State University holiday card contest open to students; top prize is $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 11
POCATELLO Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.
Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Sept. 30 in Pocatello and Meridian
The 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Idaho State University in two locations; Pocatello and at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center.
I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign Raises $230,748
The 2016 annual I Love ISU campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 15, raising $230,748.02 in pledges for scholarships for Idaho students.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to perform rock musical “Next to Normal”
Students at Idaho State University will combine their talents in both music and theatre for the production of “Next to Normal” on Sept. 23, 24, 29, 30 and Oct. 1 in the Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University to hold Humanities Café celebrating diversity Sept. 15
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold the first of four Humanities Cafés on Sept. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bridge Restaurant, 815 S. First Ave., in Pocatello.
ISU 2016 Homecoming Kickoff Celebration set Sept.22
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Alumni Board of Directors and Alumni Association will host their annual Alumni Homecoming Kickoff event, Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kulak Crossfit, 4841 Clover Dell Road in Chubbuck.
34th annual I Love ISU activities peak Sept. 12-15
POCATELLO – 2016 I Love ISU efforts to raise money for Idaho State University scholarships and other support will reach their peak Sept. 12-15 as teams in Pocatello will be reaching out to Gate City, Chubbuck, Blackfoot and American Falls communities.
Idaho State University begins statewide Community Health Worker training
Idaho State University, in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, is offering training, statewide, for Community Health Workers or CHWs.
Idaho State Civic Symphony 2016-2017 season preview and highlights
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will open its 2016-17 season with guest bassoonist John Clouser on Sept. 23 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin seeks clues for combating depression and suicide
The facts related to suicide and its incidence in Idaho are staggering, among them, Idaho is ranked sixth in the nation in suicide rates and Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin wants to do more to understand this problem and how it relates to major depression.
Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host a 9/11 community commemoration on Sept. 11 at Holt Arena and Cadet Field from 3 to 8 p.m.
POCATELLO – A community commemoration for the 15th anniversary recognition of 9/11 will take place at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena and Cadet Field on Sept. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m.
Idaho State University TRiO Services receives new $1.25 million grant to better serve eighth- to 12th-grade students in southern Idaho
POCATELLO – About 500 more eighth- through 12th-grade students in southern Idaho will be served “to go to and through post-secondary education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.25-million TRiO Grant for its Educational Talent Search program.
Informational meetings set Sept. 13-14 for ISU 2017 student European trip to Spain, Portugal
POCATELLO – Informational meetings for the Student Global Leadership Program will be held Sept. 13 and 14 for students interested in enrolling for an opportunity to travel to Spain and Portugal in May.
Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 26 at Holt Arena
POCATELLO– Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?
Idaho State University Homecoming week begins with the Bengal Street Party on Sept. 19
POCATELLO – To kick-off Homecoming week Idaho State University and Kind Community will host the Bengal Street Party on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in the center of the ISU campus on Sept. 19 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Idaho Power’s Centennial Exhibit Traveling to Pocatello as Final Stop on Yearlong Tour
Idaho Power’s centennial celebration comes to a close as its traveling exhibit makes its final stop at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Idaho State University’s “Strength in Stripes” Homecoming student activities begin Sept 19
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Student Activities Board will celebrate a variety of student Homecoming events on the theme “Strength in Stripes” Sept. 19-24, concluding with the Homecoming football game at 2:35 p.m. in the Holt Arena on Sept 24.
Idaho State Journal's full-length documentary "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served" to premiere Sept. 10
Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Service Center is being recognized by the Idaho State Journal’s full-length documentary, "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served” that will premiere Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room
Idaho State University biomedical research students participate in summer INBRE program, take classes in arts to help with communication
POCATELLO – Idaho State University undergraduate students participating in the National Institutes of Health funded IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program this summer had the opportunity to take immersive art classes guided by ISU faculty.
Images from the Idaho Technical Institute, University of Idaho-Southern Branch and Idaho State College now available online at ISU Oboler Library
Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives now features three new digital collections of images from the period when ISU was the Idaho Technical Institute (1915-1927), the University of Idaho-Southern Branch (1927-1947) and Idaho State College (1927-1963).
ISU College of Business Professional Development Week set Sept. 6 – 9
The Idaho State University College of Business is excited to announce the events of the annual Professional Development Week 2016 that are for Idaho State University students. The events are as follows:
Phi Kappa Phi spotlights Idaho State University's Chapter and Past President Alex Bolinger through September on national website
POCTELLO – Idaho State University’s Chapter 110 of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society was recently recognized by the national Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
ISU President Arthur C. Vailas shares successes at annual State of the University address
POCATELLO – At his annual State of the University address Aug. 31, Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas said campus improvements, breakthroughs in research and increased recruitment efforts are just a few of the successes ISU has seen this year.
Bhutan government officials visit Idaho State University and meet with political science faculty and students
POCATELLO – Five governmental officials from Bhutan visited Idaho State University this week as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Kasiska family honored for decades of contributions to health care education at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The largest academic unit of Idaho State University has been named as the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences to recognize the generosity of the Kasiska Family Foundation.
Accounting Professor Ken Merkley from Cornell University to give talk at ISU College of Business
POCATELLO – Ken Merkley, an assistant professor of accounting at Cornell University in New York, will give a talk on his research and other topics at the Idaho State University College of Business at noon Sept. 16 in the Business Administration Building Room 403.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host "Water/Ways" exhibit Sept. 3 - Oct. 16
Pocatello, Idaho - A Smithsonian traveling exhibition on all things water in America, titled “Water/Ways,” opens Sept. 3 and runs until Oct. 16 at Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University Jensen Grand Concert Hall receives audio system, lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s state-of-the-art Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall has received Martin Audio sound system and LED lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000.
Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 30, runs through Sept. 16
POCATELLO—The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open on August 30 in the John B. Davis Gallery, and close on Sept. 16.
Idaho State University Department of Art creates new Digital Lab for students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art is starting the 2016-17 school year on a good note by opening a digital studio lab for its current art students. The lab will help students receive more modern instruction and technological training in their art degrees.
ISU Career Center Part-time Job and Internship Fair set Aug. 31
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Center will host the Part-time Job and Internship Fair on Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.
34th Annual I Love ISU Campaign kicks off Sept. 1, ends Sept. 15 with After Hours Celebration; calling set Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls, Sept. 12-15 in Pocatello
POCATELLO – Entering its 34th year, I Love ISU will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to residents of Southeast Idaho to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls and Sept 12-15 from Pocatello.
Pocatello Pump climbing competition/festival celebrating 35th Year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 17-18
POCATELLO – In its 35th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 17 and 18 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.
ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas to deliver annual State of the University Address Aug. 31 at Stephens Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will deliver the President’s Annual State of the University Address at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Joseph C. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre.
ISU/INL’s Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Haiming Wen, working with three collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University students to capture Bengal experience in book
POCATELLO — What was it like to be a Bengal in the 1950s, 60s or 70s? How has the student experience evolved over the years? How has Idaho State University changed?
Idaho State University hosts event on teaching difficult topics in the classroom
POCATELLO – In an era when “trigger warnings,” indications of potentially disturbing course content, are becoming routine on syllabi, how can teachers rigorously and thoughtfully address sensitive topics such as sexual violence, grief or racial discrimination in their classrooms
Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions program helps Snake River High School students receive college credits
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions major program started in 2014, and is already making strides in the Pocatello and surrounding communities. In addition to ISU students taking classes in the program, students at Snake River High School rece
’35 and Very Alive,’ ISU’s 35th annual CW HOG Pig Out fundraiser set Sept. 17
POCATELLO – The 35th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held Sept. 17, in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.
David Munson selected as ISU Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—David Munson has been named the August Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.
ISU LEAD Center holds variety of events for New Student Orientation
POCATELLO – A presentation by Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand was among the highlights of a variety of events held and planned this week at Idaho State University as part of the New Student Orientation program.
Idaho State University pianist performs in world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University pianist Natalia Lauk recently returned from the Washington International Piano Festival in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to to perform in the world-renowned Kennedy Center.
Artists reception set Sept. 6 for Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier exhibit at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a reception for artists Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the library’s art exhibit area.
Idaho State University Alumni Homecoming week events planned Sept. 22-24
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2016 “Strength in Stripes” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 22-24, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:35 p.m. in Holt Arena on Sept. 24.
ISU New Students March through the Arch Aug. 21
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Students March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Reed Gym.
Idaho State Board of Education approves long-term lease for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center
MERIDIAN – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a 40-year lease for the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) located at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center at a regularly scheduled board meeting Aug. 11 in Pocatello.
ISU Homecoming Parade set Sep. 24; Entry deadline is Sept. 9 to avoid late fee
Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2016 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon on Friday, Sept. 16.
ISU Communiversity’s seventh annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 22
POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the seventh annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Old Town Pocatello.
Idaho State University’s new Holt Arena video board almost online; American Falls High School gets old scoreboard
POCATELLO – The new, $500,000 video board donated by the Idaho Potato Commission is almost online at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena, and, due to the efforts of an enterprising student, American Falls High School will receive the dome’s old scoreboard.
Idaho State Board of Education approves Woodworth-Ney as Idaho State University’s first executive vice president
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education approved the creation of an executive vice president and provost position at Idaho State University.
National Institutes of Health grant helps Idaho State University Groome Neuroscience Lab study disease, train students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher James Groome is studying mutated human proteins to help understand and fight a variety of diseases such as epilepsy, while at the same time training ISU students to become the type of scientists to carry-on this work.
ISU professors conducting survey to gauge how fish and fishing in Greater Yellowstone ecosystem are perceived
POCATELLO – Idaho State University political science Professors Donna Lybecker and Mark McBeth want to know how anglers and the public feel about fish and fishing in the Southeast Idaho region of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Idaho State University political science alumna Holly Kartchner honored as an American Lawyers Alliance Teacher of the Year
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumna and Blackfoot High School teacher Holly Kartchner was recently named “Teacher of the Year” by the American Lawyers Alliance.
NASA funds science-based internships for high school girls at Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO – The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) has generously funded a pilot intern program for young women in the Idaho Virtualization Lab (IVL), a research group within the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 5
POCATELLO - Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2016-17 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.
Finance VP James Fletcher taking personal leave from University
Idaho State University Vice President for Finance and Administration James A. Fletcher has taken personal leave. President Arthur C. Vailas made the announcement Monday morning to staff in the Office of Finance and Administration.
Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton to perform concert Aug. 13
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton will perform in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 on the West Patio of the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Office of Alumni Relations announces 2016 Homecoming Award Recipients and Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations are pleased to announce the 2016 Homecoming Award recipients and the Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
ISU’s Brian Crawford elected president of the Idaho State Dental Association
Dr. Brian Crawford, the chair of the Idaho State University Department of Dental Sciences, is the new president of the Idaho State Dental Association.
Sweta Shah selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—Sweta Shah has been named the July Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.
Idaho State University’s online speech-language master’s program provides flexibility
POCATELLO – When Katie Pilant decided to pursue a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, she chose Idaho State University’s online program for its academic excellence and convenience.
Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2016-17 season
POCATELLO – From the classic productions of “Narnia” and “Much Ado About Nothing” to the powerful rock musical “Next to Normal,” the Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance has put together a great array of performances for the 2016-2017 season.
Idaho State University and Grand Teton National Park team up to create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are working with Grand Teton National Park and various tribes to better document about 50 Native American artifacts from the park’s David T. Vernon Collection and create digital 3-D visualizations of them.
Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock places second at National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest
POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock recently placed second in the Young Adult Division at the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival in Weiser, Idaho. The Young Adult Division is for fiddlers aged 18-36.
Idaho State University names Michal Goodwin new nursing dean
Michal “Miki” Goodwin, a former assistant professor and coordinator of Idaho State University’s accelerated nursing program, is the new dean of the School of Nursing.
ISU RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool recognized by NASA again; two stories featured in 2015 Annual Report for NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program
POCATELLO – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has again recognized a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program developed by Idaho State University and NASA.
Idaho State University Professor Colden Baxter elected president of Society for Freshwater Science
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor of Biological Sciences Colden Baxter has been elected president of the Society of Freshwater Science, the premiere international organization of scientists focused on freshwater ecosystems.
ISU-Idaho Falls Increases Options in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Rex Force is Idaho State University’s new vice president for health sciences
Idaho State University has named Rex Force, Pharm.D., the new vice president for health sciences.
Idaho State University art department receives grant from F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Art and the School of Performing Arts received grants from the F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation to support guest artists and directors in the fall semester.
New exhibit at ISU Oboler Library displays work by Idaho Falls artists Ginger Kramer, Bernadette Regnier
POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University has opened a new exhibit of art by Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier of Idaho Falls.
ISU business students' book 'Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines' publishes week of July 11
The Idaho State University student-written book “Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines” will officially publish the week of July 11 by Arcadia Publishing.
Idaho State University anthropology Professor Katherine Reedy receives $331,126 grant to study subsistence on the lower Alaskan peninsula
POCATELLO – Idaho State University anthropology professor Katherine Reedy recently received a $331,126 grant from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Office of Subsistence Management to study subsistence in communities on Alaska’s lower peninsula.
Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility
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ISU-Meridian hosts regional training at new Bioskills Learning Center
More than 200 doctors, nurses, paramedics, students and other health professionals received specialized training in a technique called intraosseous infusion June 21 and 22 at ISU-Meridian.
Idaho State University psychology professor Erin Rasmussen secures $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Erin Rasmussen has received a grant for $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women.
Idaho State University 14th annual CW HOG Golf Tournament set July 16
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) will hold the 14th annual CW HOG Golf Tournament on July 16 at the Riverside Golf Course in Pocatello.
Idaho State University to hold Conservatory Theatre Camp for middle and high school students July 25-29
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will host the annual Idaho State University Conservatory Theatre Camp July 25-29 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University to host 15 choirs from around the world during International Choral Festival
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host 15 international choirs during the eighth Idaho International Choral Festival on July 19-24.
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 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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.