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Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center to offer series of programs for Diversity Week Nov. 10-14

Posted November 10, 2014

The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will offer a series of Diversity Week 2014 presentations from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14 on the ISU Pocatello campus.

Programs planned are:

• Nov. 10 – “Defining Diversity” student forum, 10 a.m., North Fork Room, Pond Student Union; (read more…)

Representatives from NASA meet at Idaho State University to develop wildfire recovery GIS system

Posted November 10, 2014

NASA personnel gathered in Pocatello recently to meet with researchers at the Idaho State University GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Training and Researcher Center and with professionals from state and federal land agencies to work on a GIS-satellite imagery system used to manage wildfires. The focus was the wildfire RECOVER project, led by ISU’s Keith Weber. (read more…)

Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to hold workshop Nov. 15 to make masks for New Year’s Eve Gala

Posted November 7, 2014

A workshop for making masks for the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala “Masquerade Ball” will be held on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The workshop will be held in the Stephens Center costume shop, Room 231. (read more…)

Young musicians featured at Idaho State Civic Symphony concert on Nov. 14

Posted November 4, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony will feature the winners of the Symphony Association 2014 Young Artists Competition on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Pianist Adam Merrill and violinist Yonsoo Park were the competition division winners for Idaho musicians. (read more…)

Idaho State University’s Meg Long-Woodhouse to serve on Idaho Board of Dentistry

Posted November 4, 2014

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Idaho State University dental hygienist Meg Long-Woodhouse to a five-year term on the Idaho Board of Dentistry. (read more…)

Idaho State University to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun Nov. 18 as part of Wells Fargo Speaker Series

Posted November 4, 2014

Idaho State University will host the Wells Fargo Speaker Series to present entrepreneur Sarah Calhoun in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. (read more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Samantha Lange displays talents on national stage and in classroom

Posted November 4, 2014

Samantha Lange, 24, had a good reason to miss her department’s new student orientation at Idaho State University-Meridian in late August.

The first-year physician assistant studies student was in New York City, competing for $1 million and a Las Vegas show on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” (read more…)

Two Idaho State University art professors use Wyoming shows to help recruit students

Posted November 4, 2014

Idaho State University art professors Laura Ahola-Young and Naomi Adams will hold three art shows in Wyoming to help recruit students to take art classes at ISU.

“Part of our goal of these shows was to talk to students about our programs at ISU,” said Adams. “It can help them learn what we are about and the number of concentrations we have for a small department.” (read more…)

Community members have opportunity to help Idaho State University researchers determine how sleep problems in youth effect health, social behavior

Posted November 4, 2014

Idaho State University’s Maria Wong, working with the Portneuf Medical Center Sleep Clinic in Pocatello, is trying to get a more objective measure of the quality of sleep of 8- to 12-year olds to try to quantify some of the negative effects of poor sleep.

“Researchers believe that sleep problems can affect the executive functions of adolescents, which affects their problem-solving and planning abilities that may influence mood and their decisions on what activities to engage in,” said Wong, professor and director of experimental training in the ISU Department of Psychology, who is in the second year of a five-year, $1.6 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Idaho State University Poetry Slam: call for submissions

Posted November 4, 2014

Students are encouraged to submit entries on a human rights theme of diversity by Dec. 1 for an Idaho State University poetry jam that will be held during spring semester.

ISU will host a student poetry slam and a performance of the Langston Hughes Project by the Ron McCurdy Quartet on Friday, Feb. 13, in Pond Student Union Ballroom. Up to three ISU students will be selected to have their poetry set to music by Professor Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California and performed at the jam. (read more…)

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