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Idaho Museum of Natural History summer programs include kids’ activities, NASA teachers' workshop
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on Idaho State University’s campus is offering several summer camps for children and one NASA teachers’ workshop beginning in June.
ICOM breaks ground on state’s first medical school
MERIDIAN –State and local leaders, college officials and supporters gathered on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus May 17 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Idaho State University to host first annual ISU Summer Dance Festival in June
The College of Arts and Letters will host the first annual ISU Summer Dance Festival on June 26-30.
ISU to host eclipse workshop for teachers July 10-13; applications due June 16
POCATELLO – Idaho State University has received a $110,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Math Science Partnership program to provide a workshop for teachers specifically addressing engagement opportunities to expand on the total solar eclipse that will occur on Aug. 21.
ISU Vice President Pat Terrell to retire in June
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia S. Terrell has announced her retirement effective next month.
ISU’s Renee C. Howells Awarded $20,000 Counseling Fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates
POCATELLO – NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University doctoral student Renee C. Howells, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).
Idaho Condor Peru Expedition donates 25 hearing aids to deserving community in Peru
POCATELLO - Each year some of the brightest health care volunteers throughout the Southeast Idaho community travel to Peru with the Idaho Condor Peru Expedition over spring break to give locals there a better tomorrow.
Boise Metro Chamber honors ISU-Meridian for health care excellence
BOISE – The Idaho State University Meridian-Health Science Center has taken the top honor for health care industry excellence in the Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Idaho State University Ranked One of America’s Best Employers
Forbes ranked Idaho State University one of “America’s Best Midsize Employers 2017,” a list that annually ranks the top U.S. employers.
Idaho State University Foundation announces Steven Muse and Kevin Jones as 2017 I Love ISU chair and co-chair
POCATELLO - Idaho Power Regional Customer Relations Manager Steven Muse and ISU Credit Union Branch Manager Kevin Jones have been announced as the respective chair and co-chair of the 2017 I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign.
ISU-Meridian confers record number of degrees at May 8 commencement
BOISE — The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center conferred a record number of degrees at its commencement ceremony May 8 and honored audiology student Jacob Diller, who grew up in Pocatello, with the 2017 Student Excellence Award.
ISU’s May Career Path Intern of the Month is James Hunt
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s James Hunt was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of May by the ISU Career Center.
ISU confers 2,437 degrees and certificates at 2017 Commencement on May 6
POCATELLO – A total of 2,313 graduates received 2,437 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 6 in Holt Arena. One hundred nineteen students received multiple certificates and/or degrees.
ISU students take home three awards from American Nuclear Society Student Conference
POCATELLO – Idaho State University nuclear science and engineering graduate students Brycen Wendt and Antonio Tahhan were recently given top honors for presenting papers at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
'Be the Dinosaur' exhibit opens May 13 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History
Pocatello, Idaho—Dinosaurs may be extinct but they will live again this summer at the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University.
Inaugural ISU Fiddle Competition May 20 features $5,000 in prizes
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will hold its inaugural Fiddle Competition on National Fiddle Day, May 20, in Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building. The event will feature concerts, camping, food trucks, scholarships and more than $5,000 in prize money.
Commitment to continuing education pays off for ISU non-traditional student Amanda Bennett
For Amanda Bennett, receiving her diploma will not only represent the education she has gained at Idaho State, but it will also represent the sacrifices she has made to earn it. Bennett is a non-traditional student, a mother of two who went back to school to further her education. And that journey was not always an easy one.
ISU's Got Talent winner and new graduate Jedd Greenhalgh makes mark creating music
As a senior at Kuna High School, Jedd Greenhalgh decided to audition for Idaho State University’s music department as a way to get out of a mandatory science expo and never looked back. Since starting at ISU in 2013, he has produced 19 compositions, 11 of which were premiered at ISU, performed at a variety of events and released his original songs on iTunes and Spotify.
Tour of campus led to new career dreams for Idaho State University graduate Christina Potts
POCATELLO – In 2011, Christina Potts decided she did not want to work at a call center for the rest of her life. Although she wanted to begin attending college, she had a significant life change approaching and questioned whether it was the right time to begin.
Idaho State University robotics program was right fit for graduate Jeremy Briggs
POCATELLO – A lot of graduates to be aren’t quite sure of their post-graduation plans, but that is not the case for 20-year-old Jeremy Briggs from Pocatello who had his dream job lined up a year before graduating.
ISU’s National Student Advertising Competition Team takes top honors at district competition
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s National Student Advertising Competition team placed in the top three in the District XI regional competition held in late April in Portland, Oregon.
ISU occupational therapy students showcase research at national conference
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy students contributed their research findings and gained valuable insight into their future career at a national conference that also marked the profession’s centennial year.
ISU-Meridian will confer record number of degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 8 commencement ceremony
BOISE—Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class May 8—with 292 students eligible for degrees.
Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2017 Distinguished Faculty
POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 6 in Holt Arena.
Grammy-winning artist Amy Grant still loves life on the road; performs May 18 at ISU
POCATELLO – After almost four decades of performing hundreds of shows on the road, Grammy-winning singer Amy Grant expressed excitement about performing at Idaho State University on May 18, the final show of her most recent tour.