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Press conference scheduled Oct. 28 to announce details of multi-tiered, job-embedded mathematics professional development project for teachers

Posted October 27, 2014

A press conference is scheduled on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 Board Room.

Dr. Cory Bennett, ISU Regional Mathematics Center Director, along with Debbie Critchfield of the Idaho State Board of Education; Jan Harwood, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District Secondary Director and mathematics advisor; and teachers JoAnn Huber and Carri Thomason, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 math coaches, will present information on how the project’s goals of building capacity of teachers translates into improved mathematics instruction and success of students. (read more…)

ISU-Idaho Falls students sponsor coat drive on Nov. 8

Posted October 24, 2014

Students at Idaho State University-Idaho Falls and community businesses and groups are sponsoring a Winter Warmth Coat Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Bennion Student Union at University Place in Idaho Falls.
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Yellowstone Studies Center in West Yellowstone offers diverse opportunities for ISU faculty, students and staff

Posted October 24, 2014

Yellowstone Studies Center offers learning center in West Yellowstone for ISU students, faculty of many different disciplines
The Yellowstone Studies Center is a source and center for better understanding the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. It offers an academic infrastructure for scientists, researchers, teachers, and students working in many different fields of study at Idaho State University and other institutions. (read more…)

Idaho State University enrollment showcases growth in strategic areas

Posted October 24, 2014

Idaho State University’s first-time undergraduates increased nearly 19 percent over last year, while total enrollment remained flat. Total headcount as of Fall 2014 census day was 13,804, compared to 13,845 at the same time last year.

The University continues to see growth in strategic areas such as the Early College program and first time undergraduate students. (read more…)

ISU Leadership Development Program sponsors November food drive

Posted October 24, 2014

The Idaho State University Leadership Development Program is sponsoring a food drive during the month of November at ISU locations in Pocatello. (read more…)

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas to deliver annual State of the University Address on Oct. 29

Posted October 24, 2014

Idaho State University’s President Arthur C. Vailas will deliver his annual State of the University Address on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Bistline Theatre at the Stephens Performing Arts Center on the Pocatello campus. (read more…)

ISU’s Department of Communication, Media & Persuasion, Simplot announce 2015 Simplot Games Poster Competition winner

Posted October 24, 2014

Idaho State University’s Department of Communication, Media & Persuasion (CMP) partnered with Simplot to announce the fifth annual poster competition winner for the 2015 Simplot Games. (read more…)

Metropolitan Opera Auditions will be held at ISU Stephens Center Nov. 1

Posted October 24, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera Auditions will be held at Idaho State University on Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

“This event is really exciting,” said Diana Livingston Friedley, audition director and music professor at ISU. “People can come see great young artists perform. It’s also a great way for our artists to jumpstart their careers.” (read more…)

Chemistry Professor Lee Marek featured on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ will speak at ISU-Idaho Falls Nov. 7

Posted October 22, 2014

Lee Marek, a University of Illinois chemistry professor featured regularly on the “Late Show with David Letterman” and other television programs, will demonstrate the power of chemistry during a presentation at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Idaho State University-Idaho Falls.

His presentation, sponsored by the ISU Chemistry Club and the Local Idaho Section of the American Chemical Society, will take place in Room 200 of the Tingey Administration Building at University Place in Idaho Falls. (read more…)

ISU Central Academic Advising Office continues Be Advised campaign; registration schedule set

Posted October 21, 2014

The Idaho State University Central Academic Advising Office is continuing its “Be Advised” campaign and also recommending that students pick their major with the “Declare Your Major” campaign, before students register for classes in November.

Both campaigns are led by Central Academic Advising, a unit of the Student Success Center, and direct students to pursue the information they need to progress towards attaining their chosen degree program. (read more…)

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