News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Volunteers needed for the 2017 Haunted Science Lab
POCATELLO – Volunteers are needed in October for the 2017 Haunted Science Lab in Pocatello.
Gift of ‘Valentine’ sculpture unveiled at Idaho State University showing a lot of love
POCATELLO – If Bill Byrne’s college roommate had been a little taller in 1963, Idaho State University might never have received the beautiful life-sized bronze “Valentine” sculpture by renowned artist George Lundeen, which was unveiled on campus Thursday, Sept. 29.
ISU Oboler Library presents “Distilled Life”– still life oil paintings by Gabrielle Sivitz
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library is presenting an exhibition of oil paintings by Gabrielle Sivitz running from Oct. 3 to Jan. 3.
ISU Professor Keith Reinhardt contributes, co-authors paper on what kills trees during drought that appeared in journal Nature Ecology and Evolution
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Keith Reinhardt contributed to and co-authored a paper published in the journal Nature Ecology, and Evolution about what kills tree during drought that received wide spread attention in scientific outlets.
Idaho State University teams up with partners to protect crops against molds
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Peter Sheridan and his partners at Idaho Hydro Tech (IHT) and Boise State University are teaming up on green technology to protect stored potatoes and other crops from molds and, potentially, other pathogens.
ISU School of Performing Arts to present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts, Department of Theatre and Dance, will present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” on Oct. 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU to unveil special sculpture gift 'Valentine' September 28
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will celebrate the unveiling of the sculpture “Valentine” by George Lundeen at 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Hutchinson Quadrangle Amphitheater near the Pond Student Union Hypostyle.
ISU Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test ability of structures to withstand earthquakes
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Engineering Research Complex’s Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test the ability of structures to withstand earthquakes.
ISU Department of Psychology secures $50,871 grant to study spirituality and psychotherapy
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Psychology received a $50,871 grant from Brigham Young University to study psychotherapy with the integration of spirituality in treatment.
ISU student researchers work to improve Marsh Creek water quality
POCATELLO – Two Idaho State University geosciences students, master’s student Graham Meese and undergraduate Jeffery Carpenter, are working with geosciences Associate Professor Ben Crosby on a long-term study of Marsh Creek, a major tributary to the Portneuf River.
Healthy aging, nutrition and disease management among topics at ISU Thomas Geriatric Symposium Oct. 6
The 10th annual Idaho State University Thomas Geriatric Symposium is Friday, Oct. 6 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello and the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Idaho State University holiday card contest open to students; top prize is $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 10
POCATELLO – Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.
Idaho State University Japan Club announces fall events
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club has released its full list of events for the fall semester.
Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair set Sept. 20
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Wellness Center will host the Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Atrium.
Idaho’s Writer-in-Residence Christian Winn to visit Idaho State University
POCATELLO --Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host the Idaho Commission on the Arts’ Idaho Writer-in-Residence Christian Winn on Sept. 21.
2017 Idaho State University Homecoming award recipients announced; Alumni Recognition Dinner set Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.
POCATELLO — Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during the half time of the 2017 Homecoming game 2:35 p.m. Sept. 30 at Holt Arena.
I Love ISU scholarship campaign raises $250,773
POCATELLO — The 2017 annual I Love ISU campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 14, raising $250,773 in pledges for scholarships for Idaho students.
Idaho Museum of Natural History joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket
Pocatello, Idaho — The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Idaho State University Homecoming events set Sept. 25-30
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2017 “Bengals for Life” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 25-30, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:30 p.m. in Holt Arena on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon’s Tribute to John Denver to perform Oct. 5 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – The award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy of John Denver at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Idaho State University Career Center provides career counseling to current students and alumni
POCATELLO – After graduating from Idaho State University and completing a dietetic internship, it didn’t take Sonamarivell Granados long to find a dietitian position she wanted to apply for. To make sure she was as prepared for the application and interview process as possible, she decided to contact Jeff Christensen from the Idaho State University Career Center, part of the Division of Student Affairs.
Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 25 at Holt Arena
POCATELLO– Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?
Service learning book wins ISU Teaching Literature Book Award
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy has announced “Service Learning and Literary Studies in English,” edited by Laurie Grobman (Penn State University, Berks) and Roberta Rosenberg (Christopher Newport University) as the winner of the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 21
Free flu shots, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to display Idaho State University history
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open “I Love ISU: the Exhibit” just in time for ISU Homecoming 2017. The exhibit will run Sept. 16 – Oct. 8.