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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.
ISU students Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson selected as May Career Path Interns of the Month
POCATELLO—Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson, Idaho State University undergraduate anthropology students, have been selected as the Career Path Interns of the Month for May by the ISU Career Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to raise funds for Discovery Center on May 5
POCATELLO — On May 5 the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University is raising funds to help improve scientific exploration and enhance a play area as part of the Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel Discovery Center.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats” photo exhibition
POCATELLO – A new photo exhibition opening May 28 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats,” depicts families from around the world and explores human kind’s oldest social activity: eating.
Jared Vineyard will earn ISU's first experimental psychology Ph.D.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Jared Vineyard will walk across the graduation stage next week as the first Ph.D. student to graduate in experimental psychology from ISU, and the first in his family to obtain an advanced degree.
Idaho State University graduates its first nursing Ph.D. student, Tamara Rose
POCATELLO – It’s not an overstatement to say Tamara Rose has worked hard these past three years.
From France to Russia to becoming an Outstanding Masters Student, Amanda Poitevin went around the world then to ISU to earn degree
POCATELLO – Idaho Falls native Amanda Poitevin has been around the world. From attending a small liberal arts college in Wellesley, Mass., to studying abroad in Paris, to teaching English in Russia, some might say that she has seen or done it all.
Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2016-2017 schedule, season tickets on sale for current season ticket holders, general public on sale June 1
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony has announced its 2016-17 concert schedule and season tickets are currently on sale for current season ticket holders. Season tickets for the general public will go on sale starting June 1.
Paper presented by ISU College of Business students, professor wins two awards at MBAA International Conference in Chicago
POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Business students Andrew Lyman and Travis Pattengale, both graduating this spring, along with management Professor Jie McCardle returned from the MBAA International Conference in Chicago in April with two Best Paper awards.