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Idaho’s Writer-in-Residence Christian Winn to visit Idaho State University
POCATELLO --Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host the Idaho Commission on the Arts’ Idaho Writer-in-Residence Christian Winn on Sept. 21.
2017 Idaho State University Homecoming award recipients announced; Alumni Recognition Dinner set Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.
POCATELLO — Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during the half time of the 2017 Homecoming game 2:35 p.m. Sept. 30 at Holt Arena.
I Love ISU scholarship campaign raises $250,773
POCATELLO — The 2017 annual I Love ISU campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 14, raising $250,773 in pledges for scholarships for Idaho students.
Idaho Museum of Natural History joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket
Pocatello, Idaho — The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Idaho State University Homecoming events set Sept. 25-30
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2017 “Bengals for Life” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 25-30, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:30 p.m. in Holt Arena on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon’s Tribute to John Denver to perform Oct. 5 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – The award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy of John Denver at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Idaho State University Career Center provides career counseling to current students and alumni
POCATELLO – After graduating from Idaho State University and completing a dietetic internship, it didn’t take Sonamarivell Granados long to find a dietitian position she wanted to apply for. To make sure she was as prepared for the application and interview process as possible, she decided to contact Jeff Christensen from the Idaho State University Career Center, part of the Division of Student Affairs.
Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 25 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?
Service learning book wins ISU Teaching Literature Book Award
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy has announced “Service Learning and Literary Studies in English,” edited by Laurie Grobman (Penn State University, Berks) and Roberta Rosenberg (Christopher Newport University) as the winner of the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 21
Free flu shots, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to display Idaho State University history
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open “I Love ISU: the Exhibit” just in time for ISU Homecoming 2017. The exhibit will run Sept. 16 – Oct. 8.
Pocatello Pump Climbing Competition/Festival Celebrating 36th year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 16-17
POCATELLO – In its 36th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 16 and 17 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.
ISU’s College of Arts and Letters announces September events
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present six concerts and art exhibits during the month of September. For more information on these events, contact Melissa Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 282-1404.
Idaho State University geosciences department stresses very small possibility of strong earthquake following recent Soda Springs seismicity
POCATELLO – Although there has been a swarm of earthquakes in Southeast Idaho the likelihood of a strong 7.0 earthquake, although possible, is remote, noted professors in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences.
ISU awarded AmeriCorps grant to serve children and families throughout Idaho
POCATELLO—Idaho State University’s HealthCare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program has received a $345,915 federal grant to provide basic health screenings for children and connect underserved families to community resources that can improve their lives, according to the Idaho Department of Labor and ISU.
ISU Professor Dave Pearson receives National Science Foundation funding to better understand how Idaho, Montana mountains formed
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dave Pearson is teaming up with collaborators to better understand how mountain ranges in Central Idaho and Southwest Montana formed.
What it means to age: Idaho State University, Idaho Public Television and Honoring Choices® Idaho partner to raise awareness of aging and community resources
POCATELLO—When Jeff Tucker, the director of content services at Idaho Public Television, was informed about the Thomas Geriatric Symposium, he saw a natural connection in the mission of three programs: Honoring Choices® Idaho, Idaho Public Television, and Idaho State University’s Thomas Geriatric Symposium.
Idaho State University Associate Dean Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar appointed as U.S. At-Large Director for American Nuclear Society
POCATELLO – After being involved in the American Nuclear Society since 1994, Idaho State University Associate Dean of Science and Engineering Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar was elected by Society members as U.S. At-Large Director for the American Nuclear Society (ANS) this summer.
Reception for artist Tessa Fielding set Sept. 6 at Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Oboler Library will host a reception for artist Tessa Fielding on Sept. 6 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the library’s first floor art area.
Associated Students of Idaho State University to host 6th annual ISU Ambush obstacle run
POCATELLO – The Associated Students of Idaho State University will host the 6th annual ISU Ambush on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. on Bartz Field.
ISU names Christopher Owens as new associate vice president for health sciences in Pocatello
POCATELLO- Dr. Christopher T. Owens is Idaho State University’s new associate vice president for health sciences serving the Pocatello campus. He’s held the position on an interim basis since January.
Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory featured prominently in film ‘Voices of Fire’ airing Aug. 30 on Idaho Public TV
POCATELLO – At 9 p.m. Aug. 30 Idaho Public Television will air the documentary “Voices of Fire” that prominently features the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory, which is managed by Idaho State University.
Kickoff the 2017 I Love ISU Campaign with tailgate at Aug. 31 Bengal football game; campaign’s many events run through Sept. 14
POCATELLO – The 35th I Love ISU Campaign kicks off with a 4:30 p.m. tailgate and ribbon-cutting on Aug. 31 on the east side of Holt Arena at the Idaho State University football game against Western Oregon.
ISU's Jennifer Stamper attends Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President Leadership Summit
Idaho State University student Jennifer Stamper recently attended the 2017 Student Vice President Leadership Summit hosted by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The event was held this summer in Denver, Colorado.
ISU Credit Union kick starts 35th annual I Love ISU Campaign with $8,000 gift
POCATELLO – ISU Credit Union Chief Operations Officer Doug Chambers handed over an $8,000 check to the Idaho State University Foundation to kickstart the 35th annual I Love ISU Campaign.