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ISU ‘A Season of Note’ to present Kurt Bestor Christmas Dec. 16 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted December 9, 2014

Idaho State University’s fine arts series “A Season of Note” will present “A Kurt Bestor Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (read more…)

Idaho State University alumnus Melissa Hunt wins $100,000 grant for Stoddard Elementary School

Posted December 8, 2014

Idaho State University alumnus and Blackfoot elementary school teacher Melissa Hunt has won a $100,000 grant to help her transform Stoddard Elementary School into a state-of-the-art learning environment.

The first grade teacher was a finalist in the Farmers Insurance “Dream Big Challenge.” She was presented with a check at her school on Friday, Dec. 5. (read more…)

Free hearing screenings through spring at Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center

Posted December 5, 2014

Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings beginning Dec. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.

Free screenings are also set for Feb. 10, March 10 and April 14. Hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary, and clinicians will see adults, teens and children as young as 3 years old. (read more…)

Idaho State University Professor Jack Rose delivers lectures in China; invited back to do research

Posted December 4, 2014

Dr. Jack Rose, an Idaho State University physiology professor, recently returned from a two-week long trip to China, after which he was asked to serve as an advisor in ongoing research.

The purpose of his visit was to deliver two different talks in which he presented findings from research he has done at ISU. (read more…)

Idaho State University Professor Hartman publishes essay ‘The Most Evil Thing About College Sports’ in International Journal of Sport Communication

Posted December 2, 2014

Assistant Professor Karen L. Hartman of Idaho State University’s Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion published an essay, “The Most Evil Thing About College Sports: The 1-Year Scholarship and a Former NCAA Athlete’s Personal Narrative,” in this December’s issue of the International Journal of Sport Communication.

The article analyzes media coverage of the NCAA and how its emphasis on paying athletes ignores more practical desires sought by student-athletes such as multi-year scholarships. (read more…)

Idaho State University’s Herb Maschner to serve as visiting professor in Italy; has accepted posts at University of South Florida

Posted December 2, 2014

Herb Maschner, director of the Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History, will serve as visiting professor in Italy spring semester and has accepted posts at the University of South Florida beginning in August. (read more…)

Idaho State University researchers work on virtual watershed project to better model Idaho’s and West’s snowpack

Posted November 26, 2014

Researchers in Idaho State University’s geosciences department are working on a virtual watershed project to make better, easy-to-use computer models of Idaho’s and the West’s snowpack to help water users plan better. (read more…)

BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) competition to host introductory meetings

Posted November 26, 2014

Have a novel idea for a business enterprise?

Anyone with a great business idea is invited to attend one of two BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition introductory meetings Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall and Dec. 3, 5-6 p.m. at the Republic American Grill, 355 River Parkway, in Idaho Falls. (read more…)

Idaho State University Jazz Band to headline ISU New Year’s Eve Gala that raises funds for scholarships

Posted November 25, 2014

The Idaho State University Jazz Band will headline the College of Arts and Letters’ New Year’s Eve Gala for the second year in a row, on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (read more…)

Winner of Idaho State University holiday card contest announced

Posted November 24, 2014

Student artist Seth Spencer is the winner of the annual Idaho State University holiday card contest. (read more…)

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