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ISU history professors start scholarship for refugees
POCATELLO – Idaho State University history professors Erika Kuhlman and Kevin Marsh recently started a refugee scholarship for prospective ISU students.
Idaho State University entrepreneurs make it to the finals
After submitting their business plans and 60-second “elevator pitch” videos, six of the eight ISU student and alumni groups entering into the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) have been invited to attend the final round on March 31 in Boise after competing in the preliminary round against 70 applicants from eight different schools.
Director of ISU dietetics program Laura McKnight receives Outstanding Educator Award
POCATELLO – Laura McKnight, director of Idaho State University’s dietetics program, has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Dietetic Educator for a Didactic Program in Dietetics in her region.
College of Business to host a grand opening for the New Student Community Center on March 15
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting the grand opening of its new Student Community Center on Wednesday, March 15, of the new Student Community Center in Room 216 of the Business Administration building.
Confucius is topic of Philosophy for the Public Lecture March 15
POCATELLO — William McCurdy, lecturer of philosophy at Idaho State University will present “Shu (恕) and Walking in Another Man’s Shoes: Confucius on Becoming a Humane Human” at 6 p.m. March 15 at the College Market.
Women’s Business Symposium April 6 encourages economic development
Pocatello – The Pocatello Small Business Development Center, Edward Jones, Idaho Central Credit Union and Home Helpers present: “Spring…Outside the box!” the 2017 Women’s Business Symposium, Thursday April 6 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host 29th Science Trek sleep over April 28-29
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host the 29th annual Science Trek™ sleep over for third- through fifth-grade students on April 28-29 and the deadline for registering is April 4.
Survivorman Les Stroud to perform at Idaho State University on April 6
POCATELLO – Les Stroud, also known as Survivorman, will perform a series of original songs at Idaho State University on April 6 at 8 p.m. at the Bilyeu Theater in Frazier Hall.
Bellon Visiting Author Series to feature Award Winning Author/Illustrator SD Nelson March 6-8 in Pocatello, Chubbuck
The 31st annual Bellon Visiting Author Series will feature award-winning author and illustrator S.D. Nelson March 6-8, with public events at the Idaho State University College of Education, Marshall Public Library and Portneuf District Library.
Idaho State University “Season of Note” will present 'An Evening with Garrison Keillor' April 5
POCATELLO – Idaho State University “Season of Note” will present “An Evening with Garrison Keillor” on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
Bellon Visiting Author Series to feature Award Winning Author/Illustrator S.D. Nelson March 6-8 in Pocatello, Chubbuck
Idaho State University Humanities Café to be held March 16
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold the final Humanities Café of the year surrounding Arabic jazz and embracing diversity on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Westside Players located at 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello.
ISU theater students shine at regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
POCATELLO – Ten theater students from Idaho State University traveled to Denver last week to participate in the Region VII Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).
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.