News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
ISU’s disaster planning workshop for cultural institutions set Oct. 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will offer a disaster planning workshop for administrators and staff on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Idaho State University opens online store for official Bengal merchandise
POCATELLO – Idaho State University has partnered with the Follett Corporation to launch an online store for official Bengal merchandise.
ISU’s Family Weekend 2016 set Oct. 21-22; Online registration open Sept. 16 to Oct. 19
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s annual Family Weekend will take place on the weekend of Oct. 21-22. Online registration for the event will be live Sept. 16 through Oct. 19.
ISU Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair set Sept. 28
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair is scheduled Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Atrium.
Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium registration open; Conference is Sept. 30, pre-registration preferred by Sept. 25
POCATELLO- Registration is now open for the 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium.
Idaho State University and College of Western Idaho to launch Bengal Bound program for CWI transfer students
Guaranteed admission to Idaho State University after successfully completing an associate degree and application-fee waivers are two benefits of Bengal Bound, a new program designed to encourage Idaho community college students to continue their education at ISU.
Idaho State University 10th-day enrollment is 11,025, down 2.1 percent from fall 2015 10th-day enrollment; Idaho resident enrollment shows increase
POCATELLO – Idaho State University 10th-day total enrollment for fall 2016 semester is 11,025, a 2.1 percent decline from the fall semester 2015 10th-day enrollment of 11,259, but Idaho resident enrollment increased by 2.6 percent.
Idaho Museum of Natural History joins Smithsonian magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day Live!
Idaho Museum of Natural History Joins Smithsonian magazine’s12th Annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on Sept. 24 with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Exposed, Water/Ways, and Idaho Power Centennial Exhibit
Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researcher Kirk Hevener awarded NIH grant to study deadly bacteria
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener a $415,000 grant that may one day lead to the discovery of a new drug to battle the deadly intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile.
Idaho State University Pinyon Jay Press to host Jessica Spring, visiting artist
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Pinyon Jay Press will host visiting artist Jessica Spring on Sept. 29. Spring has been a letterpress printer since 1989 when she learned how to set real metal type.
Idaho State University sports science Professor Michael Meyers documents link between injuries and infill weight of artificial turf
POCATELLO – When it comes to artificial turf, there’s a simple, but firm analysis related to injuries that Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has documented: the greater the weight of the infill used with artificial turf, the fewer the injuries.
Idaho State University holiday card contest open to students; top prize is $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 11
POCATELLO Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.
Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Sept. 30 in Pocatello and Meridian
The 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Idaho State University in two locations; Pocatello and at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center.
I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign Raises $230,748
The 2016 annual I Love ISU campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 15, raising $230,748.02 in pledges for scholarships for Idaho students.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to perform rock musical “Next to Normal”
Students at Idaho State University will combine their talents in both music and theatre for the production of “Next to Normal” on Sept. 23, 24, 29, 30 and Oct. 1 in the Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University to hold Humanities Café celebrating diversity Sept. 15
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold the first of four Humanities Cafés on Sept. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bridge Restaurant, 815 S. First Ave., in Pocatello.
ISU 2016 Homecoming Kickoff Celebration set Sept.22
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Alumni Board of Directors and Alumni Association will host their annual Alumni Homecoming Kickoff event, Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kulak Crossfit, 4841 Clover Dell Road in Chubbuck.
34th annual I Love ISU activities peak Sept. 12-15
POCATELLO – 2016 I Love ISU efforts to raise money for Idaho State University scholarships and other support will reach their peak Sept. 12-15 as teams in Pocatello will be reaching out to Gate City, Chubbuck, Blackfoot and American Falls communities.
Idaho State University begins statewide Community Health Worker training
Idaho State University, in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, is offering training, statewide, for Community Health Workers or CHWs.
Idaho State Civic Symphony 2016-2017 season preview and highlights
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will open its 2016-17 season with guest bassoonist John Clouser on Sept. 23 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin seeks clues for combating depression and suicide
The facts related to suicide and its incidence in Idaho are staggering, among them, Idaho is ranked sixth in the nation in suicide rates and Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin wants to do more to understand this problem and how it relates to major depression.
Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host a 9/11 community commemoration on Sept. 11 at Holt Arena and Cadet Field from 3 to 8 p.m.
POCATELLO – A community commemoration for the 15th anniversary recognition of 9/11 will take place at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena and Cadet Field on Sept. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m.
Idaho State University TRiO Services receives new $1.25 million grant to better serve eighth- to 12th-grade students in southern Idaho
POCATELLO – About 500 more eighth- through 12th-grade students in southern Idaho will be served “to go to and through post-secondary education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.25-million TRiO Grant for its Educational Talent Search program.
Informational meetings set Sept. 13-14 for ISU 2017 student European trip to Spain, Portugal
POCATELLO – Informational meetings for the Student Global Leadership Program will be held Sept. 13 and 14 for students interested in enrolling for an opportunity to travel to Spain and Portugal in May.
Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 26 at Holt Arena
POCATELLO– Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?