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Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock places second at National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest
POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Shelby Rae Murdock recently placed second in the Young Adult Division at the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival in Weiser, Idaho. The Young Adult Division is for fiddlers aged 18-36.
Idaho State University names Michal Goodwin new nursing dean
Michal “Miki” Goodwin, a former assistant professor and coordinator of Idaho State University’s accelerated nursing program, is the new dean of the School of Nursing.
ISU RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool recognized by NASA again; two stories featured in 2015 Annual Report for NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program
POCATELLO – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has again recognized a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program developed by Idaho State University and NASA.
Idaho State University Professor Colden Baxter elected president of Society for Freshwater Science
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor of Biological Sciences Colden Baxter has been elected president of the Society of Freshwater Science, the premiere international organization of scientists focused on freshwater ecosystems.
ISU-Idaho Falls Increases Options in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Rex Force is Idaho State University’s new vice president for health sciences
Idaho State University has named Rex Force, Pharm.D., the new vice president for health sciences.
Idaho State University art department receives grant from F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Art and the School of Performing Arts received grants from the F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation to support guest artists and directors in the fall semester.
New exhibit at ISU Oboler Library displays work by Idaho Falls artists Ginger Kramer, Bernadette Regnier
POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University has opened a new exhibit of art by Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier of Idaho Falls.
ISU business students' book 'Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines' publishes week of July 11
The Idaho State University student-written book “Images of America: A History of Garrett Freightlines” will officially publish the week of July 11 by Arcadia Publishing.
Idaho State University anthropology Professor Katherine Reedy receives $331,126 grant to study subsistence on the lower Alaskan peninsula
POCATELLO – Idaho State University anthropology professor Katherine Reedy recently received a $331,126 grant from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Office of Subsistence Management to study subsistence in communities on Alaska’s lower peninsula.
Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility
By Nora Heikkinen, INL Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
ISU-Meridian hosts regional training at new Bioskills Learning Center
More than 200 doctors, nurses, paramedics, students and other health professionals received specialized training in a technique called intraosseous infusion June 21 and 22 at ISU-Meridian.
Idaho State University psychology professor Erin Rasmussen secures $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Erin Rasmussen has received a grant for $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women.
Idaho State University 14th annual CW HOG Golf Tournament set July 16
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) will hold the 14th annual CW HOG Golf Tournament on July 16 at the Riverside Golf Course in Pocatello.
Idaho State University to hold Conservatory Theatre Camp for middle and high school students July 25-29
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will host the annual Idaho State University Conservatory Theatre Camp July 25-29 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University to host 15 choirs from around the world during International Choral Festival
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host 15 international choirs during the eighth Idaho International Choral Festival on July 19-24.
The world’s oldest farmers: ISU’s Leif Tapanila participates in international study documenting oldest evidence of agriculture by insects
SMITHFIELD, Australia – An international team of researchers, including Idaho State University’s Leif Tapanila, has discovered the oldest fossil evidence of agriculture, not by humans, but by insects.
Idaho State University adds more beauty to campus
POCATELLO— Idaho State University landscapers have planted hundreds of new trees and thousands of plants on campus to create a more welcoming feel. Other new changes include creating a tiered planter area and another new berm.
Idaho State University to partner with Kind Community for homecoming and Kindweek 2016 kick-off; Theme is “Let’s Celebrate Kindness: Show Your Strength in Stripes”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University recently announced plans to co-host Kind Community’s Kick-Off Celebration for Kind Week 2016 in conjunction with their annual homecoming festivities.
ISU Summer Institute for Piano and Strings opens with faculty concerts
POCATELLO – The third annual Idaho State University Summer Institute for Piano and Strings starts on Monday, June 20. It will be a full week of concerts, seminars, focus classes, chamber music, coaching, crafts, contra dancing and music history and theory.
Community meeting set June 23 with the Pocatello Police Department and the LGBTQ community
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Gender Resource Center and the Pocatello Police Department will host a community conversation at 6 p.m. on June 23 in the Middle and North Fork Rooms of the Pond Student Union on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong named to NIH grant review panel
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong in the College of Arts and Letters has received an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress, and Health (MESH) study section.
ISU physics to offer water rocket festival June 25-26 at Kiwanis breakfast
POCATELLO – Students and faculty of the Idaho State University Department of Physics will offer a free water rocket workshop in Tydeman Park at Eighth Avenue and East Young Street in Pocatello from 10 a.m. to noon June 25-26.
Mars exploration, volcanology, high-tech science on display at Arco, Craters of the Moon at NASA, NSF, ISU Community Day
ARCO – Scores of participants learned about everything from how Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is being used as a laboratory for exploring Mars to how volcanoes explode at a Community Day held in Arco and at Craters of the Moon on June 16.
Idaho State University Veteran’s Student Service Center to hold annual foosball tournament June 26
POCATELLO— The Veteran’s Student Services Center at Idaho State University will hold its annual foosball tournament June 26 at 2 p.m.