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Nov. 12-18 is National Nurse Practitioner Week; Mayor Blad to deliver proclamation
POCATELLO – The role of the nurse practitioner will be showcased Nov. 12-18 as National Nurse Practitioner Week is recognized across the nation. In Pocatello, Mayor Brian Blad will deliver a proclamation recognizing the week Nov. 16 at the City Council meeting.
Idaho State University announces receipt of $1.3 million Upward Bound Grant to help veterans pursue higher education
POCATELLO – Idaho State University announced the receipt of a $1.3 million TRIO Veterans Upward Bound grant for a pre-college program to help veterans pursue higher education, at an event honoring veterans at ISU Monday, Nov. 13.
Jerimiah Phillips selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the month
POCATELLO – Jerimiah Phillips, a senior majoring in anthropology, has been selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of November.
ISU Symphonic Band and Civic Concert Band to perform Nov. 15
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Symphonic Band and Civic Concert Band will perform their second concert of the semester on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m., 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 Rupp Debate Society wins online debate tournament
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society debaters Raiven Nickerson and Alexander Vail won both divisions of Climb Online International Public Debate Association (IPDA) tournament held Nov. 5.
ISU Professor Elizabeth Brunner receives grant from Idaho Humanities Council to travel to China for conduct research
POCATELLO – Elizabeth Brunner, a professor in the Idaho State University Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion, recently received a $3,500 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council to fund her travel to China to conduct research for her next book.
Idaho State University researchers continue work on augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation
POCATELLO — Idaho State University mechanical engineering and physical therapy faculty and graduate students have teamed up to create a virtual reality system that will potentially assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present Dr. Seuss classic “The Cat in the Hat”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will bring Dr. Seuss’s classic book “The Cat in the Hat” to life on stage on Nov. 11, 13, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. There will also be two matinee performances on Nov. 11 and 18 at 2 p.m.
No health insurance? ISU sponsors comprehensive health screening Nov. 16
NAMPA—Basic physical and dental exams and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Nov. 16, 4-7 p.m., at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, 315 Stampede Drive, in Nampa.
ISU TRIO program will recognize students Nov. 7-8 at National First Generation College Student Day
POCATELLO – First-generation students at Idaho State University will be honored Nov. 7-8 by ISU’s TRIO program at the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration.
Businesses to host local climate summit with workshops at Idaho State University, Boise State University and University of Idaho
POCATELLO – A first-of-its kind statewide summit will bring together Idahoans for an interactive two-day conversation entitled Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate - Our Water, Our Land, Our Health, Our Future on Nov. 16 and 17.
ISU announces Eilee Fahnestock as 2017 President's Holiday Card Contest winner, Deborah Harris is runner-up
POCATELLO — Eilee Fahnestock, a senior from Idaho Falls majoring in anthropology at Idaho State University, won a $1,000 prize for her winning holiday card design that will appear on the front of ISU’s official 2017 holiday greeting card.
ISU Jazz Bands to present 6th annual ISU Jazz Concert Series at the Portneuf Valley Brewery
POCATELLO— The Idaho State University Jazz Bands will present the 6th annual ISU Jazz Concert Series at the Portneuf Valley Brewery on Nov. 8, Jan 24 and April 11.
David Archuleta will return to Pocatello for Season of Note Nov. 18 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – In 2008, more than 30 million viewers fell in love with his voice. Now David Archuleta will perform a concert for this Idaho State University’s A Season of Note on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
College of Arts & Letters announces November events
POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s College of Arts & Letters will host 12 events surrounding music, theatre, art and English during the month of November. For more information, contact Melissa Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 282-1404.
Muggle Magic back at the Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO – Combining the magical world of Harry Potter with the real magic of science, the Idaho Museum of Natural History’s annual Muggle Magic event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 on the Idaho State University Pocatello campus.
ISU professors receive $50,000 award to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population
POCATELLO – Idaho State University professors Mary A. Nies and Cathleen Tarp recently received a $50,000 award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host cellist Zuill Bailey Nov. 8 and 10
POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host an evening of “Wine and Music,” featuring a variety of wines and a solo performance by internationally acclaimed virtuoso and two-time Grammy award winning cellist, Zuill Bailey.
Diversity Week events run Nov. 6-9 at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will celebrate Diversity Week Nov. 6-9 with a movie, brown bag luncheons and an evening discussion.
Smylie Family Legacy Fund donates $100,000 to Idaho State University health professions programs
MERIDIAN-Idaho State University has received a $100,000 gift from an iconic Idaho family to support health professions programs and the medical sciences at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, according to university officials.
Idaho State University alumna Lindsay Brown lands recruiting coordinator position with Career Center’s guidance
POCATELLO – When Lindsay Brown first visited Idaho State University’s Career Center for an assignment during her senior year of college, she didn’t plan on making more than one appointment. After that first visit, though, she decided she wanted to see more of the services it had to offer.
Free community hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center beginning Nov. 14
Idaho State University wins Idaho Innovation Award for medical isotopes project
BOISE – Idaho State University’s Cu-67 technology developed at the Idaho Accelerator Center was named Early Stage Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Idaho Innovation Awards presented by Stoel Rives.
Idaho State University TRIO receives two Upward Bound grants worth more than $3 Million
POCATELLO – Higher education is a different language, and it is easy to hit roadblocks if you are not raised knowing how to navigate it. This is why Idaho State University’s TRIO program has renewed the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) grants this year. Combined, the two grants provide more than $3 million of support for ISU students.
Renowned poet Christopher Howell to visit Pocatello, reading Nov. 8
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host poet Christopher Howell for a poetry reading on Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in ISU Pond Student Union Bengal Café.