News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Seventh annual Celebrate Idaho State event set Feb. 1
POCATELLO – The seventh annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, is set for Feb. 1, 4-7 p.m., in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building, and features more than 50 interactive booths with family activities.
Success of new early admission program at Idaho State University could soon spread
POCATELLO – Officials say a new pilot program for early admission to Idaho State University’s Department of Dental Hygiene is showing signs of success.
Irish Rovers to perform Feb. 14 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University “A Season of Note” will feature The Irish Rovers in concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University end-of-term fall 2016 enrollment shows increase
POCATELLO – End-of-term fall 2016 enrollment at Idaho State University was 13,629, an increase of 60 students, or 0.4 percent, from last fall end-of-term enrollment.
ISU Anderson Center to present ‘Stalking with Technology – Protect Yourself’ seminar Jan. 31 in Rendezvous Complex
POCATELLO – Stalking prevention expert Jennifer Landhuis will deliver the seminar “Stalking with Technology – Protect Yourself” from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.
Amy Grant to perform Feb. 2 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – Grammy-award winning singer Amy Grant will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center as part of the “A Season of Note” series.
Pocatello Martin Luther King Jr. events include NAACP luncheon, fellowship service and ISU Martin Luther King Jr. march and program
POCATELLO — Pocatello community events planned honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day include an NAACP luncheon on Jan. 14, a Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship service on Jan. 15 and Idaho State University’s annual march and program on Jan. 16.
40-year anniversary of 1977 Idaho State University Elite 8 team
The team will be honored at halftime of the January 14 game vs. Idaho.
Researchers eye opening of ISU’s new Research Data Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s research community will soon have access to a new, state-of-the-art Research Data Center (RDC) in the Lillibridge Engineering Building.
Idaho State University history students write biographies of Idaho suffragists, to be published on Women and Social Movements in the United States website
POCATELLO – History students at Idaho State University have written biographies of Idaho suffragists as part of professor Erika Kuhlman’s Women in the North American West class. The biographies will be featured on the website Women and Social Movements in the United States early next year.
Idaho Museum of Natural History announces 2016 holiday schedule
POCATELLO – Looking for a family-friendly, educational activity during the holidays?
Get out of your house and into the trees at the IMNH newest exhibit opening Jan. 28
POCATELLO – This spring, families can spend some quality time hanging out in the trees with a visit to the newest exhibit Tree Houses opening Jan. 28 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University graduate student Larry Leibrock awarded Fulbright Shuman Fellowship
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Larry Leibrock, a political science research fellow at the ISU Informatics Research Institute, has been awarded a Fulbright Shuman Fellowship to conduct research and teach for six months at Oxford University, England, starting in January.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to present New Year’s Eve French Gala
POCATELLO – Every New Year’s Eve, Pocatello residents fill Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center to enjoy a festive night of performances by ISU’s talented students, while raising money for student scholarships at the College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and program set Jan. 16 at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Jan. 16.
Idaho Museum of Natural History, Charter School team up for winter science
POCATELLO – What does the Chickadee say? Sarah Casper’s class at the Pocatello Community Charter School would happily answer with refrains of “cheeeeese burger” if you asked them.
Pocatello Adaptive Ski School seeks students and instructors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) has teamed up with Pebble Creek Ski Area for the 2017 Pocatello Adaptive Ski School starting Jan. 12. Instructor training begins Jan. 6.
Idaho State University psychology graduate students receive national awards
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology graduate students Chris DeCou, Colin Mahoney and Ariana Tart-Zelvin have recently received awards from national organizations for their work.
ISU’s Idaho Museum of Natural History Prehistoric Tree Trimmings Family Fun Day set Dec. 17
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will host the Prehistoric Tree Trimmings Family Fun Day Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in the museum’s Discovery Room.
Magician Michael Carbonaro to perform live Feb. 18 at Stephens Center; Tickets on sale Dec. 9
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host magician Michael Carbonaro at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and tickets go on sale Dec. 9.
ISU researcher Michael Meyers publishes study showing lower rates of injury for collegiate men soccer players playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has published research findings that conclude there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate men’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf, a type of artificial turf, versus playing on natural grass.
Students to Unveil Idaho State University History Book at Dec. 5 Reception
ISU doctoral student Rick Richardson investigates using 3-D topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills, measure mental effort
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Instructional Design and Technology Ph.D. candidate Rick Richardson is investigating the use of topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills and measure the total amount of participants’ mental effort, known as cognitive load.
Key Log Rolling event set Dec. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a free Key Log Rolling event Dec. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Reed Gymnasium’s pool.
ISU 2016 Angel Tree Project seeks gift donors for children of ISU students in need
POCATELLO – People interested in offering Christmas gift support for children of current Idaho State University students have until Dec. 9 to sponsor a child in need.