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Pocatello Pump climbing competition/festival celebrating 35th Year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 17-18
POCATELLO – In its 35th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 17 and 18 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.
ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas to deliver annual State of the University Address Aug. 31 at Stephens Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will deliver the President’s Annual State of the University Address at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Joseph C. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre.
ISU/INL’s Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Haiming Wen, working with three collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University students to capture Bengal experience in book
POCATELLO — What was it like to be a Bengal in the 1950s, 60s or 70s? How has the student experience evolved over the years? How has Idaho State University changed?
Idaho State University hosts event on teaching difficult topics in the classroom
POCATELLO – In an era when “trigger warnings,” indications of potentially disturbing course content, are becoming routine on syllabi, how can teachers rigorously and thoughtfully address sensitive topics such as sexual violence, grief or racial discrimination in their classrooms
Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions program helps Snake River High School students receive college credits
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions major program started in 2014, and is already making strides in the Pocatello and surrounding communities. In addition to ISU students taking classes in the program, students at Snake River High School rece
’35 and Very Alive,’ ISU’s 35th annual CW HOG Pig Out fundraiser set Sept. 17
POCATELLO – The 35th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held Sept. 17, in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.
David Munson selected as ISU Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—David Munson has been named the August Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.
ISU LEAD Center holds variety of events for New Student Orientation
POCATELLO – A presentation by Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand was among the highlights of a variety of events held and planned this week at Idaho State University as part of the New Student Orientation program.
Idaho State University pianist performs in world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University pianist Natalia Lauk recently returned from the Washington International Piano Festival in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to to perform in the world-renowned Kennedy Center.
Artists reception set Sept. 6 for Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier exhibit at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a reception for artists Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the library’s art exhibit area.
Idaho State University Alumni Homecoming week events planned Sept. 22-24
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2016 “Strength in Stripes” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 22-24, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:35 p.m. in Holt Arena on Sept. 24.
ISU New Students March through the Arch Aug. 21
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Students March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Reed Gym.
Idaho State Board of Education approves long-term lease for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center
MERIDIAN – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a 40-year lease for the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) located at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center at a regularly scheduled board meeting Aug. 11 in Pocatello.
ISU Homecoming Parade set Sep. 24; Entry deadline is Sept. 9 to avoid late fee
Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2016 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon on Friday, Sept. 16.
ISU Communiversity’s seventh annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 22
POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the seventh annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Old Town Pocatello.
Idaho State University’s new Holt Arena video board almost online; American Falls High School gets old scoreboard
POCATELLO – The new, $500,000 video board donated by the Idaho Potato Commission is almost online at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena, and, due to the efforts of an enterprising student, American Falls High School will receive the dome’s old scoreboard.
Idaho State Board of Education approves Woodworth-Ney as Idaho State University’s first executive vice president
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education approved the creation of an executive vice president and provost position at Idaho State University.
National Institutes of Health grant helps Idaho State University Groome Neuroscience Lab study disease, train students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher James Groome is studying mutated human proteins to help understand and fight a variety of diseases such as epilepsy, while at the same time training ISU students to become the type of scientists to carry-on this work.
ISU professors conducting survey to gauge how fish and fishing in Greater Yellowstone ecosystem are perceived
POCATELLO – Idaho State University political science Professors Donna Lybecker and Mark McBeth want to know how anglers and the public feel about fish and fishing in the Southeast Idaho region of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Idaho State University political science alumna Holly Kartchner honored as an American Lawyers Alliance Teacher of the Year
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumna and Blackfoot High School teacher Holly Kartchner was recently named “Teacher of the Year” by the American Lawyers Alliance.
NASA funds science-based internships for high school girls at Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO – The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) has generously funded a pilot intern program for young women in the Idaho Virtualization Lab (IVL), a research group within the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 5
POCATELLO - Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2016-17 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.
Finance VP James Fletcher taking personal leave from University
Idaho State University Vice President for Finance and Administration James A. Fletcher has taken personal leave. President Arthur C. Vailas made the announcement Monday morning to staff in the Office of Finance and Administration.