News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Idaho State University’s RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool continues to be improved: featured in NASA’s 2016 “Spinoff” annual report
POCATELLO – As wildfire season approaches in Idaho and the Intermountain West, Idaho State University and NASA researchers continue to work on and improve a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program.
ISU-Meridian recruiting children for language learning study; participants will receive gift cards
Idaho State University-Meridian researchers will provide $100 in gift cards to children who complete a study to help determine how youngsters with language learning difficulties process and understand language.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring receives $406,358 NSF grant to study judgment of personality traits and emotions
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of trait.
First class in Idaho State University/College of Idaho PA partnership to graduate May 21
Twenty years after earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education, Katrina Merrell decided to go back to school and start a new career—a decision that led her to a master’s program in physician assistant studies.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Joshua Swift to receive prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
POCATELLO- Idaho State University psychology professor Joshua Swift will receive the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy this August.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Liberal Arts High program showing success in first semester
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters began sending professors to high school classrooms for the Liberal Arts High program in early 2016.
ISU AVP for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers honored as Accomplished Under 40 by Idaho Business Review
POCATELLO — Idaho State University Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers will be recognized at the 2016 Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished Under 40” honorees reception and awards dinner June 23 in Boise.
Idaho State University Summer Theatre Program helps bring community and the university together; ‘Oliver!’ runs June 10-11, 16-18
POCATELLO – Every year, Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters showcase Southeast Idaho’s talent in their Summer Theatre productions.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to host chess tournament on May 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a chess tournament on May 21 at the College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave., in Pocatello. The tournament is open to anyone at any skill level or age.
Idaho State University graduate Juan Martinez selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award
POCATELLO – American Falls native Juan Martinez, a recent graduate from the College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico slated to begin in August.
ISU-Meridian recognizes student excellence honorees at May 9 Commencement and confers 241 degrees
BOISE— Jennifer Gess received the 2016 Student Excellence Award at Idaho State University-Meridian’s 11th annual commencement ceremony May 9 at the Boise Centre.
University statement in response to recent events
In response to recent allegations of a cover up and questions being raised about Idaho State University’s handling of these reports, we strongly deny these accusations. Any allegations that ISU is covering up reports regarding student safety and security are entirely false.
ISU student Alexia Brooke DeLeon awarded $20,000 counseling fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates
POCATELLO — The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University student Alexia Brooke DeLeon, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).
Emergency response drill to be held at University Place in Idaho Falls on May 11 at 10 a.m.
IDAHO FALLS – An emergency response exercise will be held Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Idaho State University campus in Idaho Falls at University Place. This will be in conjunction with the Idaho Falls Fire Department.
Idaho State University students raise money for Idaho Food Bank
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology senior and Rugby Club member Nelson Wadman led the efforts to raise money for a cause he is passionate about, the Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy Program. Funds raised were more than $450.
ISU Professor Maria Wong advocates for “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences”
POCATELLO—Maria Wong, psychology professor at Idaho State University, has been advocating for more sustained research funding for social and behavioral sciences on behalf of the American Psychology Association’s “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences” campaign.
Idaho State University public relations students present Serve Idaho campaign to Lt. Gov. Brad Little at State Capitol Building
POCATELLO – Idaho State University public relations students travelled to the state capitol building in Boise to present a campaign they designed that educates students on the importance of volunteering as a tool to finding a career.
Idaho State University offers group swim lessons beginning in June, sign up begins in May
POCATELLO - Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer four sessions of Group Learn to Swim Lessons beginning June 9.
Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty
POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 7 in Holt Arena.
ISU conferred 2,538 degrees and certificates at 2016 commencement on May 7
POCATELLO – A total of 2,411 graduates received 2,538 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 7 in Holt Arena.
Sixty-one high school students to graduate with Associate of Arts degrees from Idaho State University-Meridian
POCATELLO – Sixty-one high school students from Renaissance High School in Meridian will receive their Associate of Arts degrees in general studies during Idaho State University-Meridian’s graduation on May 9.
Academy of Idaho images now available online at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives at the Oboler Library now features a digital, online collection of images from the Academy of Idaho.
Idaho State University unveils peace pole
POCATELLO — Idaho State University officials unveiled an 8-foot tall peace pole, a yearlong project spearheaded by student Alma Jam, Wednesday afternoon.
Associated Students of ISU recognizes five individuals and one organization
POCATELLO — Associated Students of Idaho State University presented five awards to individuals who did an outstanding job this academic year.
ISU student Mashaal Hijazi gives moving speech on racism at Idaho Falls TEDx Talk
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s American Pakistani Muslim student Mashaal Hijazi was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak on the topic of racism for an Idaho Falls TEDx Talk in April.