ISU Theatre Students Provide Valuable Real-World Practice for Healthcare Students
In a remarkable display of teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration, student learners from various healthcare-related fields and the Department of Theatre and Dance at Idaho State University (ISU) came together for the annual Interprofessional Education (IPE) GRIT simulation.
Making the World Better for LGBTQ Youth and the Field of Political Science
“I want the youth to know their identities are valued. Trying to make the world better for them is why I do this work.”
First Generation College Student Gets Unique Research Experience
Diana Cortez, a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Health Science and Biology at Idaho State University (ISU), had a unique opportunity this summer. Diana was selected as an INBRE fellow to research spinal cord injuries.
McCurdy Endowment Anniversary, A Letter from the Dean
On October 4, we remember the life of Dr. William (Bill) McCurdy, a remarkable Philosophy faculty member who inspired countless students through his boundless knowledge, infectious sense of humor, and unwavering passion for exploring life's profound questions.
LGBTQ History Month Events at ISU
Events are free and open to the public. Please join us!
A Living Canvas: Visiting Artist Brian Collier's Ecological Exhibit
On the Pocatello Idaho State University campus, you may have noticed a patch of lawn by the Fine Arts building that is not being mown. This is part of a project hosted by ISU Department of Art and artist Brian D. Collier, Professor of Art & Design at Saint Michael's College.
From ISU's Theatre and Dance Program to Broadway: Q and A with Actor Tito Livas
Tito Livas graduated from the ISU theatre program in 2006 with a dream to have a career in acting. This is his story from Pocatello to the historic San Francisco Old Globe theatre, where he was on the cast for Destiny of Desire, which producers are now taking to Broadway.
Bengals at Bechtel: A Legacy of Impactful Careers in Extraordinary Teams
"That internship led to an internship with Bechtel, which led to all the experiences I’ve had,” Amanda says. “I owe a big chunk of that to my ISU experience."
Empowered by Career Path Internship at ISU
On his fifth attempt at finishing his undergraduate degree, Christopher Thomas, a 35 year-old non-traditional student, is going to succeed. Christopher will complete his degree at ISU in December 2023 with a major in English Professional Writing.
Idaho State University and Mental Health First Aid: Crucial Training for Our Communities
Teachers, administrators, and communities in Idaho are taking active steps to make a difference in the lives of young people through mental health trainings. By increasing the number of individuals who can provide support, we can change the trajectory of mental health outcomes.
Bengal Bridge Program Enhances College Transition through Interactive Anthropology Course
Idaho State University's Bengal Bridge program is paving the way for a helpful transition from high school to college life for incoming freshmen. One course that is helping students prepare for their fall semester is ANTH 1100 Discover Anthropology.
Idaho State University Student Miren Gabiola Places 2nd at National Competition
Miren's outstanding performance earned her 2nd place in the Upper Treble Classical category.
Professor Zackery Heern Explores the Global Impact of Baha'u'llah's Writings in New Research Project
Zackery Heern, Professor in the Department of History, and Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Letters, shares his experience conducting research in Haifa, Israel, and England.
Professor and Student Represent ISU at AATSP Conference
Following the success of last year's graduate Spanish seminar titled "Theatre and Performance in Latin America," led by Dr. Marin Laufenberg, the Department of Global Studies and Languages collaborated with the School of Performing Arts to study José Rivera's play, "Marisol."
Historic Endowed Scholarship Honors Renowned Professor Ann Hunter's Impactful Career at Idaho State University
Idaho State University proudly announces the establishment of the Dr. Ann S. Hunter Legacy Scholarship Endowment, a prestigious honor celebrating the remarkable contributions and influential career of Dr. Ann Hunter, Professor Emerita of Sociology at Idaho State University.
3rd Annual Bengal Welcome Week Party and Cornhole Tournament
August 25, 2023
ISU Quad 11-4
Registration 11-11:50 a.m.
Tournament begins at noon
Pizza, ice cream, drinks, fun & games
Hosted by the College of Arts and Letters. Sponsored by Lookout Credit Union.
Ridley's Family Market
A huge shout out to Let’s Roam for their generous donation toward the third annual Bengal Welcome Week Party and Cornhole Tournament!
The donation includes:
- 2 Family Scavenger Hunt 10 Pack
- 2 Date Night Scavenger Hunt 2 Pack
- 1 Virtual or In-Person Team Building Event for Up to 10 People, PLUS 20% off additional players
Idaho International Choral Festival 2023
The 2023 Idaho International Choral Festival (IICF) will once again feature choirs from around the world on the ISU campus July 12-16.
Dr. Randy Clemons Joins College of Arts and Letters Dean’s Advisory Board
The College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University is pleased to welcome Dr. Randy Clemons to their Dean's Advisory Board, where his background in academia and wealth of experience will provide invaluable insights to the college.
Congratulations to the 436 Dean's List recipients for the Spring 2023 semester
To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 credits and receive a grade point average of 3.66 or higher. The students on the College dean’s list range from each discipline in the social sciences, humanities and fine arts.
First Graduate of Idaho State’s STRIPES Instructor Scholarship Program
Jaxon Jensen, a teacher at American Falls High School, is the first graduate of an innovative program aimed at providing high school teachers with the necessary credentials to teach dual credit courses to their students while earning their master’s degree.
Southeast Idaho Council of Governments and ISU's MPA Program: Real-World Experience and Career Opportunities for Students
Since the 1990s, Southeast Idaho Council of Governments (SICOG) has worked with the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Idaho State University (ISU), helping MPA students get experience in economic and community development.
Empowering Students with Travel Funds for Research and Presentations
In an effort to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and support the professional development of undergraduate students...
Idaho State Historical Society Recognizes Local ISU Champions of Idaho's History
This year, three individuals with ties to Idaho State University (ISU) have been selected to receive the prestigious Esto Perpetua Award: Drusilla Gould, Dr. Hope Benedict, and Ronald James.
Cultural Events Committee Call for Proposals is Open
Call for Proposals: The Cultural Events Committee invites all ISU faculty members to submit an application for funding to serve any ISU community.
ISU’s National Student Advertising Competition Team Places 1st in District-level Competition
Idaho State University’s NSAC team competed in the District XI regional competition on April 28, 2023 in Spokane, WA. The team placed first in this year’s competition, making this the third time in ISU history that the NSAC team has won the regional contest.
ISU Graduate Students Host After-School Anthropology Event
On April 28 the Idaho Museum of Natural History at ISU hosted After School at the Museum, a program presented by the Department of Anthropology to engage elementary and middle-school learners in the four fields of anthropology: Archaeology, Biological, Cultural, and Linguistics.
ISU Alumna Mal Layne Takes Home 4th Place in International Trombone Competition
Idaho State University alumna Mal Layne recently competed against hundreds of individuals in the Michel Becquet International Trombone Competition in Luxembourg. Layne, the only American to make it to the semi-finals, took 4th place in the world.
ISU Debate Coach presented with Alumni Achievement of the Year Award
Andy Christensen, Assistant Director of the ISU Speech and Debate program, was presented the Alumni Achievement of the Year Award.
Welcome to our Associate Dean for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Zackery Mirza Heern, PhD
Idaho State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Zackery Mirza Heern, PhD, as Associate Dean for the Social and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Arts and Letters.
ISU Online Bachelors and Masters in Social Work Will Help with Idaho Mental Health Care Crisis
The College of Arts and Letters and the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminology at Idaho State University are happy to announce the launch of online program options for both their Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) and the Master of Social Work (MSW) degrees. Th