News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
ISU physics department to hold free teen water rocket workshop June 24-25
POCATELLO –There will be a free water rocket workshop for teens put on by Idaho State’s physics department from 10 a.m. to noon on June 24 and 25 at Tydeman Park in Pocatello.
Idaho State University Phi Kappa Phi installs 35 new members
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi installed 35 new members spring semester 2017.
Idaho State University appoints Caroline Faure as faculty athletics representative
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor Caroline Faure has been appointed as the faculty athletic representative by ISU President Arthur C. Vailas.
Move-In Day for ISU Bengal Bridge Students Set for June 11
POCATELLO – Students attending Idaho State University’s Bengal Bridge program will begin moving into the dormitories on June 11. This year, the program will run from June 12 until July 28.
Pocatello entrepreneurs work with ISU researchers to secure Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Grant
POCATELLO – Rory Erchul and his wife, Jennifer, of Pocatello are working with Idaho State University to create an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant that will allow them to further research and test their products if it is approved.
ISU-Meridian’s Kristina Blaiser honored for clinical research
MERIDIAN – Idaho State University’s School of Rehabilitation and Communications Sciences has honored associate professor Kristina Blaiser with its first Clinical Research Award for her work with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and their families.
Idaho State University classes cancelled Aug. 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University has announced that classes will be cancelled the first official day of classes, Monday, Aug. 21, due to the hundreds of thousands of visitors that are expected to converge on Southeast Idaho to observe the total eclipse of the sun.
ISU Summer Theatre program to present “Fiddler on the Roof”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s summer musical “Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed on June 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16 and 17 in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. All performances start at 7:30 p.m., except a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on June 8.
ISU’s Summer Concert Series and barbecues set Thursdays on the Quad
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle
Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students receive $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students will receive more than $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University toward their undergraduate degrees. The students learned about these scholarships through the College of Arts and Letters Road Scholars program.
ISU Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program receives reaccreditation by American Psychological Association; remains only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in Idaho
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program has been granted accreditation from the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) for seven additional years, and remains the only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in the state.
ISU traumatic brain injury study featured in national newsletter
POCATELLO - The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health has been recognized nationally for research looking at brain injuries in Idaho in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s April 2017 newsletter.
Idaho State University Holt Arena to receive lighting upgrades
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Holt Arena will undergo a $536,000 lighting upgrade this summer, replacing two older lighting systems with 85 LED lighting fixtures.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to participate in Blue Star Museums, free admission for military personnel and their families
Pocatello, Idaho – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on Idaho State University’s campus is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program for a third year.
Idaho State University history Chair Jessica Winston announced as legal literature award winner
POCATELLO -- The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced the names of the 2017 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award recipients and Idaho State University history chair Jessica Winston was one of the three recipients.
ISU interprofessional research team to be recognized in national publication
POCATELLO - An interprofessional team of faculty members at Idaho State University is being recognized for their research and how they were able to collaborate together.
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.