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ICOM announces CEO/president and chairman of the board appointments
MERIDIAN – The proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) announced two key leadership positions this week.
ISU biological sciences department welcomes Minshall guest lecturer Jack Stanford to give talk ‘What Makes a Great Salmon River?’
POCATELLO – “What Makes a Great Salmon River” presented by noted ecologist Jack Stanford is the topic of the annual Idaho State University G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in Room 10 of the ISU Lecture Center (Building No. 67 on ISU maps).
Idaho State University physics, Pocatello Kiwanis to host a Haunted Science Lab Oct. 29
The ISU Society of Physics Students, Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU physics department will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Oct. 29, from 4 to 9 p.m. at 300 North Fifth Ave. at the corner of North Fifth Ave. and East Lander in Pocatello.
ISU College of Education faculty lead coding and robotics workshop for elementary teachers
POCATELLO – Idaho State University faculty from the College of Education recently led a coding and robotics workshop for elementary teachers in Idaho Falls School District 91.
“Relationships Should Not Be Scary” – Sen. Mike Crapo to hold Violence Against Women Act Conference at ISU on Oct. 31
POCATELLO – U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and community members will hold a Violence Against Women Act panel discussion and news conference on Monday, Oct. 31, in Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex Conference Suites A, B and C from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
21st annual Southeast Idaho Homeless Stand Down set Oct. 29
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host the 21st annual Southeast Idaho Homeless Stand Down 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at Reed Gymnasium in an effort to help the local homeless population.
Astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett to demystify global warming Oct. 26 at ISU
Astrophysicist, NASA scientist and best-selling author Jeffrey Bennett will deliver the talk “Global Warming Demystified: The Science. The Consequences, and the Solutions (and why conservatives and liberals can all agree)” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University fall enrollment total headcount is 13,062
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s total student enrollment headcount for the fall 2016 census day was 13,062.
Idaho State University presents faculty recital with Eleanor Christman Cox and Mark Neiwirth on Oct. 22
The ISU School of Performing Arts will present a faculty recital with cellist Eleanor Christman Cox and pianist Mark Neiwirth at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU “Be Advised” campaign continues recommending students declare majors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”
ISU has plenty of Halloween events in October
POCATELLO – The Halloween fun doesn’t have to end once you’re too old to trick or treat. Idaho State University has plenty of fun Halloween events for students and community members this October.
ISU to host public debate on “Eliminating the Electoral College” Oct. 18 moderated by vox.com’s Sean Illing
POCATELLO – A free public debate, monitored by Sean Illing of vox.com. on the topic “Eliminating the Electoral College in Favor of a Popular Vote for President” will held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Middle Fork Salmon River Suite.
An Evening with Belinda Bowler set Nov. 12 at Stephens Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a free concert featuring Belinda Bowler at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
ISU faculty showcase of scholarly and creative works set Nov. 9
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will host the ISU faculty showcase of scholarly and creative works, Nov. 9 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Idaho State University debaters place as semi-finalists in Oregon tournament
POCATELLO – Idaho State University freshmen debaters Nick Grunig and Nate Mortimer broke into the semi-finals and had a top-five showing in a 28-team Open Division at the British Parliamentary debate tournament hosted by Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Sen. Mike Crapo to visit Idaho State University College of Business
POCATELLO – Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo will visit the Idaho State University College of Business on Monday, Oct. 17, in the Business Administration Building Room 402 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Idaho State University debate to host Rwandan debate team for two-day event
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s debate team will host the iDebate Rwanda debate team for three events on Oct. 24 and 25.
Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 'Creepy, Crawly Critters' Family Fun Day Oct. 22
POCATELLO – Visitors to the Idaho Museum of Natural History will have the chance to meet and learn about some fascinating creatures as part of its “Creepy, Crawly Critters” Family Fun Day program running from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 22.
Phi U 5K set Nov. 5 at Idaho State University; winner gets a free turkey, Free Raffle Prizes
POCATELLO – The Phi U 5k run/walk will be held at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 5 starting at east side of Cadet Field at the Idaho State University Reed Gym Foyer off Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Pocatello.
Idaho State University National Honor Society for Dance Arts to present Community Day of Dance on Oct. 15
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s National Honor Society for Dance Arts will present the first annual Community Dance of Dance in ISU’s Red Hill Building on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
ISU Oboler Library to host reception for artist Joe Keller on Oct. 25; exhibit runs through December
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a free, public reception for local artist Joe Keller on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Idaho State University English professor Matthew Levay to give colloquium
POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host a colloquium on Oct. 21 with Matthew Levay and his talk “Never-Ending Stories: Modernism and the Aesthetics of Serial Form.” The colloquium will be held at 4 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building Room
Idaho State University to host visiting poet Matt Daly October 13
POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host Matt Daly, poet and teacher from Jackson, Wyoming, on Oct. 13 to present a pedagogy lecture and poetry reading.
Idaho State University physical therapy students spent 16 days working in Guatemala in summer 2016
POCATELLO – Students and alumni of ISU’s physical therapy program spent 16 days working in Tecpán, Guatemala, this summer helping treat patients and donating therapy equipment.
Blue Cross of Idaho awards Idaho State University grant to help screen for traumatic brain injury
Adults screened for traumatic brain injury through Idaho State University’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program will be eligible for $50 vouchers for additional treatment, thanks to a $500 grant from the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health.