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Monsanto donates new shark fossil to Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University  Pocatello campus recently received a new shark fossil from Monsanto. 

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ISU College of Arts and Letters awards 48 Idaho high school seniors with scholarships to ISU; students received nearly $340,000 in scholarships 

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters awarded 48 Road Scholarships to Idaho high school seniors totaling $80,000 during the 2017-2018 school year. In addition to the money provided by the College of Arts and Letters, the awarded students also received almost $260,000 in scholarships from ISU just by applying. 

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Kevin Satterlee Begins Work As Idaho State University’s 13th President

Crossing through the Swanson Arch Monday, as freshmen do on their first day on campus, Kevin Satterlee began his work as Idaho State University’s 13th president.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters students excel, 278 named to spring 2018 dean’s list

POCATELLO -- The College of Arts and Letters named 278 students to their Spring 2018 dean’s list. There were 255 students from Idaho on list representing 39 different cities and towns.

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Midnight Noon to perform at ISU Summer Soundwaves concert and barbecue on June 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Summer Soundwaves concert and barbecue will feature Midnight Noon on June 21 at 6 p.m. on Hutchinson Quadrangle.

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June ISU Career Path Intern of the Month is Kam Thomas

POCATELLO – Kam Thomas, who has spent the past semester working as an accounting intern for Phillips, Oakes, Goodwin, and Crane in Burley, has been named the Idaho State University June ISU Career Path Intern of the month.

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ISU student Mary Lupumba awarded Refugee Scholarship for 2018-2019 academic year 

POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Mary Lupumba was awarded the 2018-2019 Refugee Scholarship, which will cover two semesters of full tuition.

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ISU audiology team fits 24 Peruvian villagers with hearing aids on mission with Idaho Condor

MERIDIAN - A recent humanitarian mission with Idaho Condor and Idaho State University has left several Peruvian villagers hearing more clearly, and one ISU student seeing more clearly.

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ISU physics department to offer water rocket festival June 23-24

POCATELLO –There will be a free water rocket workshop for teens put on by Idaho State University’s physics department from 10 a.m. to noon on June 23 and 24 at Tydeman Park in Pocatello.

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Fredi Giesler to head new ISU Master of Social Work program

POCATELLO – Fredi Giesler’s interest in social work started when she was a teenager babysitting for various families and was solidified when she took her first Introduction to Social Work course at Pacific Lutheran University.           

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ISU Big Beam tests well; team awaits results on how it placed

POCATELLO – It is only fitting that many of the Idaho State University Civil and Environmental Engineering students who helped build the new Structural Laboratory at the Engineering Research Complex would be the first to test their equipment.

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The Queen and King to perform at ISU Summer Soundwaves concert and barbeque on June 14

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Summer Soundwaves concert and barbeque will feature The Queen and King on June 14 at 6 p.m. on Hutchinson Quadrangle.

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Seventy-five Boise high school students receive associate’s degrees while finishing their high school diploma  

POCATELLO – Seventy-five high school students from Renaissance High School in Meridian received their Associate of Arts degrees in general studies during Idaho State University-Meridian’s graduation on May 7.

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ISU psychology student Shelby Weber awarded prestigious research internship

POCATELLO ­– Recent psychology graduate Shelby Weber plans to begin Ph.D. studies in clinical psychology at Idaho State University this fall. Before she returns, she will complete a Chicago-based research internship funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) studying chronic pain and traumatic experiences in inner-city women.

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ISU music professor Patrick Brooks revives rare jazz composition, to present internationally

POCATELLO – A rare composition by jazz legend Charles Mingus has again reached audiences’ ears thanks to Idaho State University Department of Music Professor Patrick Brooks.

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ISU sociology Professor DJ Williams publishes serial homicide and leisure research

POCATELLO ­– Forensic investigators, academics and hobbyists have long studied the motivations behind serial homicide. Now, research from Idaho State University Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology Associate Professor DJ Williams suggests that serial homicide may function as an enjoyable leisure experience for offenders.

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ISU Summer Theatre program to present classic musical “Hello, Dolly!”

POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present Jerry Herman’s Tony-Award-winning “Hello, Dolly!” as the 2018 Summer Musical.

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ISU’s Summer Soundwaves concerts and barbeques will begin on June 7

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Summer Soundwaves concerts and barbecues will be every Thursday night from June 7 to July 19 on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.

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Idaho State University to host engineering and robotics camps for students finishing seventh and eighth grade

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and HayWire Robotics are offering summer robotics and engineering camps June 4-22 for junior high students finishing seventh and eighth grade. 

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ISU Rodeo Team will send eight competitors to the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming  

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Rodeo Team will send eight competitors to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming from June 9 to June 16.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History offering free admission to veterans through Blue Star Museums program

Idaho Museum of Natural History  is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

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ISU College of Pharmacy’s Jared Barrott researching cancer drugs to treat rare tumors in children and teenagers

POCATELLO - After more than eight years of research training and education, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy’s Jarod Barrott is ready to begin work studying an anti-cancer drug in a new setting, in the hopes that it will help treat children with advanced bone and muscle cancers.

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INBRE program at ISU gives taste of biomedical research to budding researchers

POCATELLO –Undergraduate students have been paired with their mentors to begin an intensive summer working full-time as biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program.

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Idaho State University researchers study salmonflies’ benefits, ecology

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, including master’s students Adam Eckersell and McKenna Adams, are studying salmonflies on the Henrys Fork Snake River and Middle Fork Salmon River drainages, exploring everything from these insect’s social impact on humans to their importance for providing pigmentation that can color the feathers of songbirds that feed on them.

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'Lunch and Learn' tour shows off Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex facilities

Community members, local decision-makers, media representatives and Idaho State University faculty and staff visited the William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex on May 22 to tour newly renovated research laboratories and technology classrooms.

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