News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
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.
Idaho State University to host Philosophy for the Public lecture series Dec. 1
POCATELLO – James Norris, adjunct instructor of philosophy at Idaho State University, will present “A Plato Paper: The Problem with Philosopher-Kings” at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the College Market in Pocatello.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present holiday classic concert “Joy to the World: an ISU Christmas” on Dec. 9 and 10
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will join the Idaho State University Camerata Choirs and ISU Choirs to present the “Joy to the World: an ISU Christmas” concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
College of Business and ISU Foundation launch annual fundraising campaign
The Idaho State University College of Business and ISU Foundation office are hoping to raise $50,000 for technology and equipment upgrades through their annual fundraising campaign.
Idaho State University seeks input on proposed Strategic Plan vision statement
Idaho State University invites members of the public to share feedback and comments regarding the 2018-2022 University Strategic Plan’s proposed vision statement. The proposed vision statement will guide University decisions for the next five years.
Idaho State University emerita professor Susan Swetnam publishes eighth book about Christmas traditions
POCATELLO – Christmas is coming, but retired English Professor Susan Swetnam wants people to slow down and embrace Advent, the season that has preceded Christmas in Christian churches from the sixth century through today. For this reason, she recently published her eighth book, “A Season of Little Sacraments, Christmas Commotion/Advent Grace” with Liturgical Press of Collegeville, Minnesota.