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Idaho State University to receive $220,000 Energy Incentive Rebate from Idaho Power

POCATELLO – Idaho Power will honor Idaho State University’s Holt Arena on Monday, Nov. 20, for a major lighting upgrade that resulted in substantial energy savings. On Monday at 3 p.m., leadership from Idaho Power will visit Holt Arena and present ISU with an incentive check for $219,118, an amount that is $36,000 more than initial estimates.

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Idaho State University engineering department, students get two more testing facilities – drop/impact site, asphalt lab – up and running

POCATELLO – Another two Idaho State University civil engineering testing facilities, built and refurbished by students, are ready to be used for teaching, research and testing by the University and general communities.

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Idaho State University Japan Club announces final fall events, movie and Shinto presentation

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club will hold two more events fall semester, including its last Japanese movie night on Nov. 30 and a presentation on the Japanese Shinto philosophy on Dec. 5.

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ISU Diversity Resource Center to recognize World Aids Day 2017, speaker to address Idaho Code 39-608

POCATELLO ­– The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will host Worlds AIDS Day from 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 in the in the Rendezvous Complex. Kevin Lish, board chair of All Under One Roof and lead member of the Idaho Coalition for HIV Health and Safety, will speak on the coalition’s important work to modernize Idaho Code 39-608.

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Winners of 20th annual 2017 National Outdoor Book Awards announced by Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The works of John Gierach were honored among the winners of 2017 National Outdoor Books. This year is the 20th anniversary of the awards, which are among the most prestigious honors in outdoor writing and publishing.

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Idaho State University School of Nursing, partners to Celebrate National Rural Health Day

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Nursing will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, Nov. 16.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 leemeli@isu.edu or (208) 282-1404.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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