News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
2017 ISU Health Fair offers health services to community
POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Health Fair will once again be offering numerous free and reduced-cost health care services, health information booths and family-friendly activities for the entire community.
Activist Amy Pence Brown to keynote ISU Positive Body Image Week on March 13
POCATELLO – Body image activist Amy Pence Brown will be the keynote speaker for Idaho State University’s Positive Body Image Week on March 13 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.
ISU Positive Body Image Symposium set March 14-15
POCATELLO – The first Idaho State University Positive Body Image Symposium will be held March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and March 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ISU Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.
ISU issues 'all clear' after report of person carrying gun case on campus
POCATELLO – Shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, Idaho State University received a report of an unidentified male carrying what appeared to be a gun case on the north side of Frazier Hall. An emergency alert was immediately sent out to the campus community.
Idaho State University choirs to present Mid-Winter Concert March 3
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Choirs will present their Mid-Winter Concert on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Fiction writer Shawn Vestal to visit ISU for reading and workshop
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host Visiting Writer Shawn Vestal on Thursday, March 8, for a reading at 6:30 p.m. and a workshop for high school students at 4:30 p.m.
Idaho State University student entrepreneurs meet the challenge
POCATELLO – Eight groups of students and alumni from various colleges at Idaho State University have banded together to participate in a competition headed by the ISU College of Business and Jeff Street, director of the ISU Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED).
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County health screening March 9
Basic physical and dental exams, flu shots while supplies last, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, March 9, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.
Families with fighting siblings age 4-11 sought for Idaho State University Psychology Clinic study
POCATELLO – Families with two or more children ages 4-11 who physically fight on a regular basis are sought for the on-going Sibling Aggression Project conducted at the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic.
Idaho considering legislation to further expand pharmacists' health care role
BOISE – A bill being considered by the Idaho Legislature could make the state one of the most progressive in the nation when it comes to utilizing pharmacists to meet health care needs.
Idaho State University College of Business to offer a Master of Taxation Degree in Fall 2017
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved the Idaho State University College of Business’s proposal to begin offering a Master of Taxation (MTax) degree beginning in the Fall 2017 semester.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host POPS Concert and Annual Raffle on March 11
POCATELLO —The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host its annual POPS concert and fundraiser on March 11 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Professor Terry Ownby accepted into Atomic Photographers Guild
POCATELLO – Terry Ownby, Idaho State University associate professor of photo media, was recently accepted into the Atomic Photographers Guild (APG), an international collective of more than 30 artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age.
ISU to welcome actress Minita Gandhi to perform play “Muthaland”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Performing Arts will welcome actress Minita Gandhi on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. to perform her one-woman show “Muthaland” in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho Humanities Council to honor ISU's Susan Swetnam for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities
The Idaho Humanities Council will honor Idaho State University Professor Emeritus Susan Swetnam with IHC’s Award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities” at a wine/dessert reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., in ISU’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, Marshall Rotunda.
GENTRI to Perform at Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on Mar. 18
POCATELLO – The Gentlemen Trio, better known as GENTRI, will perform at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on March 18 at 7:30 p.m.
ISU College of Business raises $56,327 in annual fundraising campaign
POCATELLO – Thanks to generous contributions by alumni, friends and regional businesses, the Idaho State University College of Business raised $56,327 during its annual fund raising campaign, led in conjunction with the ISU Foundation.
Chamber music theatre celebrating African American women set March 4 at ISU
POCATELLO – The Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work “Ain’t I a Woman!” at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU American Chemical Society Student Chapter receives national accolade
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University American Chemical Society student chapter has received a 2015-16 Commendable Award from the American Chemical Society.
ISU gains approval to study feasibility of relocating some College of Technology programs to RISE Complex
POCATELLO — The Idaho State Board of Education approved a motion by Idaho State University to begin engineering and cost estimating the relocation of some College of Technology programs to the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex. The state board unanimously approved the motion Thursday, and initial engineering work will begin immediately.
ISU's Sarah Godsey receives prestigious NSF Award, that includes $500,000 for study
POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Sarah Godsey has received one of the “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty” awarded by the National Science Foundation. Her award includes more than $500,000 to study streams and stream channels for five years.
ISU International Students Association to host International Night on Feb. 25
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Students Association will host International Night on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
46th annual Frank Church Symposium March 2-3 focuses on the post-colonial state
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Affairs Council (IAC) will host the 46th annual Frank Church Symposium on March 2 and 3 on ISU’s campus.
Importance of temporary streams topic of Science Brew presentation Feb. 16
POCATELLO – The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust’s “Science Brews – Conservation on Tap” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Snake River Fly features hydrologist Sarah Godsey delivering a talk on the importance of temporary streams.
TrueBlue CEO Steven Cooper to Speak at the ISU College of Business Wells Fargo Speaker Series
POCATELLO – On Monday, March 6, Steven Cooper, CEO of TrueBlue will speak on behalf of the Idaho State University College of Business’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series Monday, March 6, at noon in Pond Student Union Wood River Room.