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Cabaret performance held at Idaho State University Frazier Hall

Posted March 16, 2015

Musical performers Valerie Rachelle and Kevin Nakatani performed in a cabaret performance titled “Songs They Won’t Let Me Sing” on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bilyeu Theatre in Frazier Hall on Idaho State University’s campus. The performance was free and open to the public. (read more…)

ISU engineering student selected to attend prestigious internship in Washington, D.C. this summer

Posted March 16, 2015

Idaho State University engineering student Brian Andersen has been selected to attend a nine-week Washington Internship for Students of Engineering (WISE) program in Washington, D.C.

Andersen’s internship is sponsored by the American Nuclear Society. (read more…)

ISU Central Academic Advising presents ‘Money Management for Student Success’

Posted March 16, 2015

Idaho State University’s Central Academic Advising will hold a four-day presentation at the Museum Building Office of Financial Aid computer lab, Room 337 at the Pocatello campus from Monday, March 30 to Thursday, April 2 where students can learn about money management. (read more…)

Committee Recommends Replacement for Campus Icon

Posted March 13, 2015

POCATELLO – The committee charged with developing a plan to replace the former “I” icon on Red Hill has made the recommendation to replace it with another “I”, following more than a year’s discussions.

After multiple engineering studies determined that the “I” would need to be removed because of immediate safety concerns caused by the erosion on Red Hill, a committee was assembled to make a recommendation for its replacement. The committee, comprised of alumni, faculty and staff, community members, students and ISU officials, considered a variety of possibilities to replace the popular University icon. (read more…)

I Chose ISU: Michael Fruechte

Posted March 13, 2015

By Kristoff Kissoon, CPI Intern

Michael Fruechte has decided to return to his roots and continue his education in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Idaho State University.

Fruechte graduated from ISU in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in educational sign-language interpreting. He obtained his degree at ISU’s College of Southern Idaho campus in his hometown of Twin Falls. (read more…)

Career Path Internship Program Provides Teaching Support for Local Schools

Posted March 13, 2015

When junior elementary education major Emilee Schetzle first stepped into the classroom as a tutor three semesters ago, she was a bit uncomfortable.

Today, however, she walks in with confidence, and it has made a difference in the lives and learning of the students she works with at Greenacres Elementary School in Pocatello. Schetzle works at the school through the Career Path Internship program, and tutors students in small groups in math and reading. The experience has been rewarding as well as educational, she said. (read more…)

Connecting people to health care: Community Health Screening Program in Ada County celebrates fifth anniversary and prepares for March 19 event

Posted March 11, 2015

Some partnerships are so successful they are worth celebrating – especially ones that improve the lives of Ada County residents in a big way.

That’s the story behind the Ada County/Idaho State University Community Health Screening Program which has served more than 750 uninsured and underserved adults since March 2010. Other partners are the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Central District Health. (read more…)

Idaho State University Physics Professor Philip Cole serves Fulbright in Germany; enjoys a little Stammtisch, along with linearly polarized photons

Posted March 10, 2015

When Idaho State University physics Professor Philip Cole was a 17-year-old high school exchange student in Germany he noticed a big, open table in the front of a traditional German restaurant.

He made mistake of sitting down at it.

“The owner told me to get up because it was a Stammtisch table,” Cole said. “’You have to be invited,’ he said.”

Fast forward about four decades later to last fall, and Cole was finally invited to a Stammtisch table in Germany while he was serving as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bonn. (read more…)

Celebrate Idaho State University, a CommUniversity event, set March 17

Posted March 10, 2015

The fifth annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, will feature more than 100 groups providing a variety of free food, entertainment, art, culture, information, and scientific displays and demonstrations Tuesday, March 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union.

“Celebrate Idaho State is a great opportunity for us to showcase ISU’s excellent programs and all that the University has to offer the community,” said Allyson Johnson, Celebrate Idaho State co-chair. “We are looking forward to sharing our pride for this great institution.” (read more…)

Idaho State University HALO to present ‘Bienvenido to Latin America’ celebration March 14 at PSUB

Posted March 10, 2015

The Idaho State University Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (HALO) will present the ‘Bienvenidos (welcome) to Latin America” celebration at 6 p.m. March 14 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The event will feature Hispanic food, entertainment, a dance and more. (read more…)

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