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ISU’s Stephens Performing Arts Center once again ranked fourth on list of ‘Amazing College and University Performing Arts Centers in the U.S.’

The L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center (SPAC) at Idaho State University was recently ranked fourth on tripping.com’s list “The Best College Performing Arts Centers: Top 10 to Experience in the U.S.”

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ISU Master of Social Work program accepting applications for Fall 2018 semester

Idaho State University is accepting applications for the new Master of Social Work (MSW) program that starts this fall.

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Bus to allow high school students from Fort Hall and Blackfoot to travel to ISU for dual-enrollment classes, helps more students prepare for college

Idaho State University’s College of Arts & Letters has received approval for high school students in Fort Hall and Blackfoot to travel to Idaho State University’s campus by commuter bus to participate in on-campus dual-enrollment programs.

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Idaho State University Appoints Academic Advisor to College of Eastern Idaho Campus

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Portneuf Medical Center Announces $2.5 Million Ongoing Annual Gift to Family Practice Residency Program

Portneuf Medical Center has announced an ongoing $2.5 million annual gift to Idaho State University’s Family Medicine Residency program to help train the next generation of family medicine physicians.

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ISU Japanese Club to present Taiko group Dec. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club will present at Taiko drumming performance at 5 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Bengal Café located in the Pond Student Union.

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Idaho State University earns three military-friendly designations for 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University has been recognized by three national organizations for its excellent support of military-bound students and veteran students.

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Idaho State University December's CPI Intern of the Month is Leah Kollmeyer

POCATELLO – Leah Kollmeyer, a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology at Idaho State University, has been named the December Career Path Intern of the Month.

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Idaho ancient bison fossils now available in 3-D thanks to Bureau of Reclamation, Idaho Museum of Natural History

BOISE, Idaho — The Bureau of Reclamation and the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH), which is located on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello, have partnered to make fossils more available to the public. Beginning today, the 3-D scan models of Bison latifrons specimens are available online to view, download, and print in 3-D.

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On the cutting edge: ISU-Meridian researchers develop method to reduce drug toxicity

MERIDIAN— Researchers at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center are a step closer to finding a way to reduce severe side effects caused by powerful drugs used to treat illness and disease.

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ISU College of Business class to share contents of new Pocatello history book on Dec. 4 at Juniper Hills

POCATELLO – An Idaho State University honors class will share the stories and photos they have collected for a new history book of Pocatello at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Juniper Hills Country Club.

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Idaho State University's Sharlene Jolley receives Educational Advocate Award

POCATELLO – Sharlene Jolley, a chemistry teacher at Idaho State University’s Idaho Falls campus, understands that learning is cyclic and must be repeated until understood and that not all students learn at the same pace. Her dedication to her students earned her the Educational Advocate Award from the Partnership for Science and Technology at the Regional Energy Alliance earlier this year.

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ISU nursing graduate student Bill Sabel receives national award

POCATELLO – Bill Sabel, a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Idaho State University School of Nursing, has received the 2018 American Association of Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters announces December events

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts & Letters has announced its December events. For more information, contact Melissa Lee at leemeli@isu.edu or (208) 282-1404.

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Idaho State University pitch-off contest for new business ideas on Dec. 7 features $2,000 first prize

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) and U.S. Bank will host a Pitch-Off Contest, featuring a $2,000 first prize, on Dec. 7 at ISU.

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The Collin Raye Christmas performance will be Dec. 16 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – A special Christmas performance by Collin Raye on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. will be presented by Idaho State University’s A Season of Note at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Bengal Pharmacy’s Bret Jacobson named ISU 2017 CPI Supervisor of the Semester

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy’s Bret Jacobson has been named the ISU Career Path Internship program’s Fall 2017 CPI Supervisor of the Semester.

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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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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.

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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.

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Free community hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center beginning Nov. 14

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ISU Pinyon Jay Press to hold Papermaking Open House and Letterpress Make and Take Studio

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Pinyon Jay Press will host two events in November including a papermaking open house and a make and take studio.

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ISU to present Opera Idaho’s “L’elisir d’amore” and Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions Nov. 3 and 4

POCATELLO ­– Opera Idaho will present Donizetti's charming comedy, “L'elisir d'amore” in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center on Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University’s Oboler Library to display metal artwork created by students in new exhibit

POCATELLO – On Oct. 30, Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will unveil a new exhibit featuring metal artwork created by ISU art students.

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Record turnout for ISU-Meridian’s Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House

MERIDIAN — An estimated 600 people—including 300 high school and college students—attended the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House Oct. 24.

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'Genetic Tools for Species Conservation' — Phi Kappa Phi Scholarly Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 26 at ISU

POCATELLO — Janet L. Loxterman, associate professor and assistant chair of the Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences, will present the annual Phi Kappa Phi Scholarly Lecture "Genetic Tools for Species Conservation" at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Salmon River Suite of the Pond Student Union on the campus of Idaho State University, and the community is invited to attend.

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ISU Jazz Bands to perform Oct. 27

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Jazz Bands will perform a concert on Oct. 27 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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Bellamy Brothers excited about bringing their 40 years tour to Pocatello Oct. 28

POCATELLO – You might think touring on the road for 40-years plus might get old, but it doesn’t for the Bellamy Brothers who will perform their accumulated hits from the country and popular music charts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Idaho State University.

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Opera Idaho to present Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” Nov. 3 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Cited as one of opera’s most endearing comedies, Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore,” will be bringing an updated version of this comedy to the Stephens Performing Arts Center Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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Pocatello's Ty Peterson featured in Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” movie showing at Frazier Hall Auditorium on Nov. 4

POCATELLO – Pocatello’s own Ty Peterson will be featured in the Warren Miller ski movie “Line of Descent” when it shows at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Idaho State University’s Frazier Hall and he’ll also be present at the showing signing posters and sharing his experiences.

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ISU’s Faculty Showcase of scholarly and creative works is Nov. 2

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Faculty Showcase of scholarly and creative works will held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 on the first floor of the ISU Oboler Library.

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Idaho State University Women’s Club Holiday Fair set Nov. 10-11 at Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO – The 47th annual Idaho State University Women’s Club Holiday Fair will be held Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Idaho State University researchers Robert Holman, Kenneth Rodnick publish research on diabetes

POCATELLO – Chemistry Professor Robert Holman and Biological Sciences Professor Kenneth Rodnick, two researchers from Idaho State University, conducted interdisciplinary research in order to further understand the early chemical processes involved with diabetic complications.

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Hoffman California Fabrics joins ISU Licensees Company; brings unique, innovative fabric designs to Pocatello market

POCATELLO – Hoffman Fabrics announced it is adding the licensed marks/images of Idaho State University to its list of national universities.

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ISU School of Performing Arts to present free production of classic “The Taming of the Shrew”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present William Shakespeare’s classic “The Taming of the Shrew” on Oct. 28 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. Both performances are free to the public, which is made possible by a grant from the F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation.

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ISU Physics and Pocatello Kiwanis to host a Haunted Science Lab

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students, the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU Department of Physics will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 28, 5 – 9 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct. 29, 1 – 5 p.m. in the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck.

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“Fire & Ice” theme of ISU College of Arts & Letters 5th annual New Year’s Eve Gala

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Arts & Letters has announced that “Fire & Ice” will be the theme of the 2017 New Year’s Eve Gala.

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ISU CW HOG to host Pocatello Ski Swap Nov. 3-4, new Warren Miller film “Line of Descent” Nov. 4

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) in association with Pocatello Ski Association, Pebble Creek Junior Race Team and Pebble Creek Ski Patrol will host the annual Pocatello Ski Swap from Nov. 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. and Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU Gender Resource Center to present trans speakers Aydian Dowling and Jodi Dunn on Nov. 9

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Gender Resource Center will present trans speakers Aydian Dowling with special guest speaker Jodi Dunn from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A,B and C.

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Idaho State University students promote #ChoosePT campaign to curb opiate abuse

POCATELLO — Idaho State University physical therapist assistant students have joined the fight in the opioid epidemic by promoting the #choosePT movement, a national campaign to inform the public about physical therapy as an option for pain control.

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ISU nursing professor Mary Nies receives $50,000 award to study prediabetes in Idaho’s Latino population

POCATELLO-Idaho State University professor and director of nursing research, Mary Nies, is the recipient of a $50,000 funding award to study diabetes prevention in Idaho’s rural Latino communities.

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Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge underway at the Idaho State University College of Business

POCATELLO­ – The Idaho State University College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development is once again leading a group of students in the Boise competition, the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) and the challenge is well underway according to CEED director, Jeff Street.

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Bellamy Brothers to perform Oct. 28 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Howard and David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers will present their 40 years of success as country and pop singers at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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ISU’s Jon Stoner named 2017 Idaho Innovation Awards finalist

BOISE — Idaho State University’s Jon Stoner is among the finalists for the 12th annual Idaho Innovation Awards, which will be presented Oct. 24 at an awards presentation at Boise Centre held during the Idaho Technology Council’s eighth annual Hall of Fame.

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College of Business’s CEED program receives $100,000 from U.S. Bank

The U.S. Bank Foundation has generously made a three-year, $100,000 investment in the Idaho State University College of Business to sustain and grow the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED).

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Idaho State University will induct six into Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 21

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Office of Alumni Relations and ISU Alumni Association will induct five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 21.

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ISU Marching Band Invitational set Oct. 14

POCATELLO – On Saturday, Oct. 14, 22 bands from Idaho and Nevada will be competing in the 2017 Idaho State University Mountain West Marching Band Invitational.

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“Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns gearing up for spring class registration

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”

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ISU to present 32nd annual ISU Choral Invitational Festival on Oct. 21

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Music will present the 32nd Annual ISU Choral Invitational Festival Concert on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7 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 NSF EPSCoR annual meeting hosted at ISU; participants exploring research on how cities grow out into rural areas

POCATELLO – Researchers are discussing how mid-sized cities grow out into rural areas at the Idaho National Science Foundation EPSCoR annual meeting being hosted at Idaho State University this week.

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Idaho State University Japan Night scheduled Oct. 28

POCATELLO ­– Idaho State University’s Japan Club will host its annual Japan Night on Oct. 28 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU to host Opera Idaho performance of “L’eliser d’amore” on Nov. 3

POCATELLO – Opera Idaho will present Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” Nov. 3 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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No health insurance? Free comprehensive health screening at ISU-Meridian Oct. 19

MERIDIAN--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, Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 East Central Drive.

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ISU-Meridian Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 24

MERIDIAN—Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5-7:30 p.m. Both events are at the ISU–Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.

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Idaho State University John B. Davis Gallery accepting submissions for 'Vigilance: Veterans Art Exhibition'

POCATELLO – Local veterans within the campus and Pocatello community are encouraged to submit their artwork for the “Vigilance: Veterans Art Exhibition” at Idaho State University’s John B. Davis gallery.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters announces October events

POCATELLO – The College of Arts & Letters will present 11 music, theatre and art events during the month of October. For more information on these events, contact Melissa Lee at leemeli@isu.edu or (208) 282-1404.

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Spirits & Skeletons at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – Join the Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University on October’s Friday the 13th, for Spirits & Skeletons, a costume party and fundraiser.

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Bison Exhibit on display at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University will open its “BISON” exhibit on Oct. 14.

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Elizabeth Smart to keynote 'Surviving Voices' week at ISU in December

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a week of events Dec. 5-8 raising awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence titled “Surviving Voices,” which includes a keynote address by Elizabeth Smart.

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Stephanie Bachman named ISU’s October CPI Intern of the Month

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s October Career Path Intern of the Month is Stephanie Bachman, a senior majoring in English with an emphasis in public relations.

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ISU’s Claudia Allen receives national recognition as the 2017 Idaho SBDC State Star

POCATELLO – Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Consultant, Claudia Allen, was recognized as the Idaho State Star at the recent America’s Small Business Development Center conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) reminds the public that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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ISU Department of Art receives grant to help with community art projects

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art has announced two new community art projects to take place in Pocatello, both incorporating generations and inclusion.

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Volunteers needed for the 2017 Haunted Science Lab

POCATELLO – Volunteers are needed in October for the 2017 Haunted Science Lab in Pocatello.

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Gift of ‘Valentine’ sculpture unveiled at Idaho State University showing a lot of love

POCATELLO – If Bill Byrne’s college roommate had been a little taller in 1963, Idaho State University might never have received the beautiful life-sized bronze “Valentine” sculpture by renowned artist George Lundeen, which was unveiled on campus Thursday, Sept. 29.

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ISU Oboler Library presents “Distilled Life”– still life oil paintings by Gabrielle Sivitz

POCATELLO ­­­– The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library is presenting an exhibition of oil paintings by Gabrielle Sivitz running from Oct. 3 to Jan. 3.

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ISU Professor Keith Reinhardt contributes, co-authors paper on what kills trees during drought that appeared in journal Nature Ecology and Evolution

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Keith Reinhardt contributed to and co-authored a paper published in the journal Nature Ecology, and Evolution about what kills tree during drought that received wide spread attention in scientific outlets.

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Idaho State University teams up with partners to protect crops against molds

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Peter Sheridan and his partners at Idaho Hydro Tech (IHT) and Boise State University are teaming up on green technology to protect stored potatoes and other crops from molds and, potentially, other pathogens.

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ISU School of Performing Arts to present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts, Department of Theatre and Dance, will present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” on Oct. 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU to unveil special sculpture gift 'Valentine' September 28

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will celebrate the unveiling of the sculpture “Valentine” by George Lundeen at 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Hutchinson Quadrangle Amphitheater near the Pond Student Union Hypostyle.

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ISU Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test ability of structures to withstand earthquakes

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Engineering Research Complex’s Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test the ability of structures to withstand earthquakes.

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ISU Department of Psychology secures $50,871 grant to study spirituality and psychotherapy

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Psychology received a $50,871 grant from Brigham Young University to study psychotherapy with the integration of spirituality in treatment.

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ISU student researchers work to improve Marsh Creek water quality

POCATELLO – Two Idaho State University geosciences students, master’s student Graham Meese and undergraduate Jeffery Carpenter, are working with geosciences Associate Professor Ben Crosby on a long-term study of Marsh Creek, a major tributary to the Portneuf River.

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Healthy aging, nutrition and disease management among topics at ISU Thomas Geriatric Symposium Oct. 6

The 10th annual Idaho State University Thomas Geriatric Symposium is Friday, Oct. 6 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello and the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Idaho State University holiday card contest open to students; top prize is $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 10

POCATELLO – Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.

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Idaho State University Japan Club announces fall events

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club has released its full list of events for the fall semester.

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Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair set Sept. 20

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Wellness Center will host the Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Atrium.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Idaho State University’s Part-Time Job and Internship Fair set Aug. 30

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Center will host the Part-time Job and Internship Fair on Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.

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ISU Homecoming Parade Sept. 30; entry deadline is Sept. 15 to avoid late fee

POCATELLO – Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2017 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept.22.

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University Women annual book sale set Sept. 7-9 at Reed Gym

POCATELLO – The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual used book sale in Idaho State University’s Reed Gymnasium West Foyer on Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 8 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Idaho State University’s CW HOG to hold 36th annual Pig Out Sept. 16

POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) is celebrating its 36th anniversary Pig Out dinner and picnic on Sept. 16.

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Idaho State University awarded AHEC grant to improve primary care services in rural communities

POCATELLO—Idaho State University has been awarded a $386,250 grant to establish an area health education center or AHEC to improve access to primary care in underserved and rural communities of southeast Idaho.

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Idaho State University researchers seek input from farmers, policy makers on Eastern Snake River Plain Managed Aquifer recharge

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are seeking input from farmers, water managers and policy makers about their experiences with efforts to replenish the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that began in 2016.

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Idaho State University hires Patricia Marincic to lead Meridian campus

Patricia Z. Marincic is the new associate vice president for the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. She’ll manage campus operations, academic programs and facilitate community outreach, according to university officials.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces Julie Sorensen as interim conductor

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony has named Julie Sorensen as interim conductor for the 2017-2018 season. Sorensen is currently part of Idaho State University’s music faculty and is the conductor of the symphony’s Youth Orchestra.

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Bengal Pharmacy awards two health science scholarships to students from Mackay, Challis

POCATELLO—Idaho State University senior Gabrielle McIntosh, of Mackay, and freshman Cortney Nelson, of Challis, have each received a $500 scholarship from Bengal Pharmacy for the 2017-18 academic year.

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ISU Communiversity’s eighth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 28

POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the eighth annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Old Town Pocatello.

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Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 29

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building on Aug. 29 and will close on Sept. 7.

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Stanford University School of Medicine Associate Dean Ronald Garcia to speak to ISU Spanish for the Health Professions students

POCATELLO – Ronald Garcia, assistant dean for minority affairs at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will travel to Idaho State University to speak to Spanish for the Health Professions students and minority students on Aug. 24 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union North Fork Room.

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ISU biological science students study cutthroat trout, gain research experience through MURI program

POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Megan Brauner had the opportunity to assist graduate student Tyson Hallbert with his doctoral project on habitat restoration for native cutthroat trout in Southeast Idaho and present her research at the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).

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ISU New Students March through the Arch set Aug. 20

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Student March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Reed Gymnasium.

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ISU College of Business hires two faculty members and health informatics program director

POCATELLO—Nicole Hanson and Alexander Rose have joined the College of Business marketing faculty at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2017-18 season

POCATELLO – From classic to contemporary, Dr. Seuss to opera, Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a great selection of productions for the 2017-18 season.

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Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2017-2018 schedule, season tickets now on sale

POCATELLO— The Idaho State-Civic Symphony announced its 2017-18 concert schedule and that season tickets are now on sale for the season.

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Timothy Mucklow to speak at ISU Aug. 22

POCATELLO--Renowned military historian Dr. Timothy Mucklow, formerly with the National Security Agency, will offer a free lecture on cryptography Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m., in Room 104 of Idaho State University’s College of Business Building.

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Moryah DeMott selected as August 2017 ISU Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO – Moryah DeMott, an English/creative writing major, has been selected as the August 2017 Idaho State University Career Path Intern of the Month.

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Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas announces retirement

POCATELLO — After more than a decade of service to Idaho State University, President Arthur C. Vailas has announced his plans for retirement. The announcement was made to the Idaho State Board of Education during its monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 9.

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Local prep students gain hands-on chemistry lab research experience through Project SEED at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Though many aspiring scientists don’t get the chance to perform lab research until they enter college, eight Southeast Idaho high school students had the opportunity to work in Idaho State University’s chemistry labs this summer thanks to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Project SEED.

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Support wildland firefighters at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on Aug. 12

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on the Idaho State University campus will donate all admission fees collected on Saturday, Aug. 12, to help wildland firefighters.

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Idaho State University’s Research Data Center set for Aug. 16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Office for Research will host a ribbon-cutting for ISU’s new Research Data Center (RDC) on Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Lillibridge Engineering Building on the Pocatello campus.

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Idaho State University undergrad Erin Sandmeyer gains experience working on NASA research projects

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Erin Sandmeyer has enjoyed her opportunity to conduct field research for NASA this summer at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.

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ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak joining NASA, NOAA for underwater volcano study with implications for space travel

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak is joining a NASA and NOAA study of underwater volcanoes that has implications for searching for life on a distant moon.

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ISU professor Xu, graduate student Tart-Zelvin publish article on love at Scientific American online

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu and clinical doctoral candidate, Ariana Tart-Zelvin, recently had their article “What Goes On in Our Brains When We Are in Love?” published online by Scientific American magazine.

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Eighteen Idaho State University students awarded MILES scholarships to present at Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

Thirty undergraduate students from Idaho State University were awarded Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES) internships to participate in wide range of social science, ecological and geological studies this summer.

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Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets go on sale Aug. 4

POCATELLO - Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2017-18 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Rodney Carrington to perform Aug. 12 at ISU’s Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Comedian and musician Rodney Carrington will present two shows at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Art Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Idaho Small Business Development Centers to hold technology funding workshop statewide, including Pocatello on Aug. 15 at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC), headquartered in the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University, is teaming up with the Idaho National Laboratory and the Idaho Department of Commerce to bring a series of small business funding workshops to communities across Idaho, including a stop in Pocatello on Aug. 15.

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Liquid nitrogen ice cream, 'phrozen physics' event Set Aug. 5 at Pine Ridge Mall

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University physics program and the Pine Ridge Mall will host a “phrozen physics” demonstration in front of Gillie’s Food Stop Aug. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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ISU Office of Alumni Relations to sponsor Alumni Night at the Museum July 31

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Alumni Association will host Alumni Night at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on July 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. that features free admission to the museum and a picnic.

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ISU undergrad Jeremy Starkey, a MILES and MURI researcher, is working with beetles to improve ecosystems

POCATELLO – Jeremy Starkey, an undergraduate researcher in the Idaho State University Department of Biology Sciences, has been researching how the Carrion Beetle has a connection to the development of more nutrient-rich soil.

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ISU College of Business students, faculty recognized in letter to senator for helping Pearlhill Technologies in Idaho Falls secure SBIR grants

POCATELLO – In June, Bamidele Omotowa, president of Pearlhill Technologies in Idaho Falls, sent a letter to Idaho Sen. James E Risch, in which he expressed thanks to the Idaho Falls Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Idaho State University for the assistance they gave which resulted in more than $1 million of grant money being awarded to Pearlhill Technologies.

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Idaho State University TRiO banquet July 26 to recognize its summer scholars

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University TRiO, Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science programs will celebrate their students’ successes at a banquet from 6 to 8 p.m. July 26 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Idaho State University student Tami Musante becomes Idaho National Laboratory’s first ISU Career Path Intern

POCATELLO – An Idaho State University Career Path Internship assignment at the Idaho National Laboratory opened up a door to a new career for ISU student Tami Musante, who had an internship there this spring that turned into a job this summer.

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ISU physics Professor Ed Tatar working on mega-science neutrino experiment; groundbreaking set July 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Ed Tatar and his students are participating in a global mega-science experiment involving 1,000 other researchers from 30 countries who are studying neutrinos, which are subatomic particles with most unusual properties.

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ISU Professor Emeritus Beverly Klug publishes new book ‘Riding on the Sun: Surviving and Thriving with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)'

POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Education Professor Emerita Beverly Klug has published a new book “Riding on the Sun: Surviving and Thriving with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)” that is a chronicle of her recovery following a traffic accident.

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ISU art student Tessa Fielding exhibits at Oboler Library

POCATELLO – The Oboler Library at Idaho State University is featuring a new exhibition of works on paper by Idaho native Tessa Fielding through September.

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ISU graduate student Gentry Titus named July CPI of the Month for work in The Bengal Lab

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gentry Titus, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree in medical lab sciences, has been named the ISU Career Path Intern (CPI) of the Month for July.

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MyVA Rural Veterans Community Forum set Aug. 2 at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The MyVA Rural Veterans Community Forum will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.

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ISU alum Rafi Ahmed to receive 2017 Robert Koch Award for pioneering studies on immunological memory

POCATELLO—Idaho State University alum Rafi Ahmed will receive the 2017 Robert Koch Award on November 3 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin. Ahmed will also be receiving 120,000 euros, approximately $135,379, in prize money.

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Idaho State University alumnus Spencer Lifferth helps create new company, Motes Audio

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate Spencer Lifferth and the company Motes Audio have launched Kadence headphones, the first headphones specifically designed with the needs of school-age children in mind.

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Electrifying physics, liquid nitrogen ice cream on tap July 8 at Pine Ridge Mall

POCATELLO – An electrifying physics demonstration and liquid nitrogen ice cream provided by the Idaho State University physics program will be on tap from noon to 3 p.m. July 8 at the Pine Ridge Mall in front of Gillie’s Food Stop.

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Idaho State University July 14 Bengal Bridge car wash to benefit new endowment

POCATELLO – This year’s Idaho State University Bengal Bridge students will hold the first Bengal Bridge Car Wash Fundraiser on Friday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the AutoZone parking lot at 780 Yellowstone Avenue next to the Pocatello Fred Meyer.

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Idaho State University researchers coordinate multi-nation studies of the benefits ecological systems provide

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is coordinating studies by researchers in Idaho and from around the world that examine how different societies in different ecosystems understand the economic and other benefits ecosystems provide.

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Idaho State University, Fi-Ber Sports to test hockey skate protector using $111K Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission grant

POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University are building a machine to fire hockey pucks at 100 miles per hour at hockey skate protective gear to test a product designed by Fi-Ber Sports, Inc. in Boise.

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ISU College of Pharmacy's Alaska program has a successful first year

POCATELLO – It has been one year since Idaho State University united with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) to offer students a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree without having to leave Alaska.

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ISU researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly leads battle against antimicrobial resistance

MERIDIAN— In an effort to help improve care of U.S veterans, Idaho State University researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly is at the forefront of efforts to research the dangers posed by unnecessary antimicrobial use.

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ISU renames campus facility Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex

POCATELLO – The William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex is the new name for an Idaho State University campus facility formerly known as RISE, the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering Complex.

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Idaho State University MILES program hosts Idaho Adventure Learning Workshop for teachers

POCATELLO – The Managing Idaho’s Landscape for Ecosystem Services (MILES) program at Idaho State University held an Adventure Learning Workshop for middle and high school teachers from across Idaho this month.

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Comedian, musician Rodney Carrington to present two shows Aug. 12 at ISU Stephens Center

POCATELLO – Comedian and musician Rodney Carrington will present two shows at 7 and 9:30 p.m. August 12 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Art Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Memorial scholarship for international students created for Ammar Al Fayiz at Idaho State University

POCATELLO- Idaho State University has created a memorial scholarship for former ISU College of Technology student, Ammar Al Fayiz who died of cancer in 2015.

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ISU physics department to hold free teen water rocket workshop June 24-25

POCATELLO –There will be a free water rocket workshop for teens put on by Idaho State’s physics department from 10 a.m. to noon on June 24 and 25 at Tydeman Park in Pocatello.

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Idaho State University Phi Kappa Phi installs 35 new members

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi installed 35 new members spring semester 2017.

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Idaho State University appoints Caroline Faure as faculty athletics representative

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor Caroline Faure has been appointed as the faculty athletic representative by ISU President Arthur C. Vailas.

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Move-In Day for ISU Bengal Bridge Students Set for June 11

POCATELLO – Students attending Idaho State University’s Bengal Bridge program will begin moving into the dormitories on June 11. This year, the program will run from June 12 until July 28.

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Pocatello entrepreneurs work with ISU researchers to secure Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Grant

POCATELLO – Rory Erchul and his wife, Jennifer, of Pocatello are working with Idaho State University to create an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant that will allow them to further research and test their products if it is approved.

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ISU-Meridian’s Kristina Blaiser honored for clinical research

MERIDIAN – Idaho State University’s School of Rehabilitation and Communications Sciences has honored associate professor Kristina Blaiser with its first Clinical Research Award for her work with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and their families.

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Idaho State University classes cancelled Aug. 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University has announced that classes will be cancelled the first official day of classes, Monday, Aug. 21, due to the hundreds of thousands of visitors that are expected to converge on Southeast Idaho to observe the total eclipse of the sun.

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ISU Summer Theatre program to present “Fiddler on the Roof”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s summer musical “Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed on June 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16 and 17 in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. All performances start at 7:30 p.m., except a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on June 8.

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ISU’s Summer Concert Series and barbecues set Thursdays on the Quad

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle

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Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students receive $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Fourteen eastern Idaho high school students will receive more than $120,450 in scholarships from Idaho State University toward their undergraduate degrees. The students learned about these scholarships through the College of Arts and Letters Road Scholars program.

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ISU Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program receives reaccreditation by American Psychological Association; remains only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in Idaho

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program has been granted accreditation from the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) for seven additional years, and remains the only accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program in the state.

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ISU traumatic brain injury study featured in national newsletter

POCATELLO - The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health has been recognized nationally for research looking at brain injuries in Idaho in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s April 2017 newsletter.

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Idaho State University Holt Arena to receive lighting upgrades

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Holt Arena will undergo a $536,000 lighting upgrade this summer, replacing two older lighting systems with 85 LED lighting fixtures.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to participate in Blue Star Museums, free admission for military personnel and their families

Pocatello, Idaho – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on Idaho State University’s campus is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program for a third year.

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Idaho State University history Chair Jessica Winston announced as legal literature award winner

POCATELLO -- The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced the names of the 2017 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award recipients and Idaho State University history chair Jessica Winston was one of the three recipients.

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ISU interprofessional research team to be recognized in national publication

POCATELLO - An interprofessional team of faculty members at Idaho State University is being recognized for their research and how they were able to collaborate together.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History summer programs include kids’ activities, NASA teachers' workshop

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on Idaho State University’s campus is offering several summer camps for children and one NASA teachers’ workshop beginning in June.

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ICOM breaks ground on state’s first medical school

MERIDIAN –State and local leaders, college officials and supporters gathered on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus May 17 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Idaho State University to host first annual ISU Summer Dance Festival in June

The College of Arts and Letters will host the first annual ISU Summer Dance Festival on June 26-30.

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ISU to host eclipse workshop for teachers July 10-13; applications due June 16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University has received a $110,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Math Science Partnership program to provide a workshop for teachers specifically addressing engagement opportunities to expand on the total solar eclipse that will occur on Aug. 21.

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ISU Vice President Pat Terrell to retire in June

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia S. Terrell has announced her retirement effective next month.

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ISU’s Renee C. Howells Awarded $20,000 Counseling Fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates

POCATELLO – NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University doctoral student Renee C. Howells, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).

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Idaho Condor Peru Expedition donates 25 hearing aids to deserving community in Peru

POCATELLO - Each year some of the brightest health care volunteers throughout the Southeast Idaho community travel to Peru with the Idaho Condor Peru Expedition over spring break to give locals there a better tomorrow.

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Boise Metro Chamber honors ISU-Meridian for health care excellence

BOISE – The Idaho State University Meridian-Health Science Center has taken the top honor for health care industry excellence in the Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.

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Idaho State University Ranked One of America’s Best Employers

Forbes ranked Idaho State University one of “America’s Best Midsize Employers 2017,” a list that annually ranks the top U.S. employers.

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Idaho State University Foundation announces Steven Muse and Kevin Jones as 2017 I Love ISU chair and co-chair

POCATELLO - Idaho Power Regional Customer Relations Manager Steven Muse and ISU Credit Union Branch Manager Kevin Jones have been announced as the respective chair and co-chair of the 2017 I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign.

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ISU-Meridian confers record number of degrees at May 8 commencement

BOISE — The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center conferred a record number of degrees at its commencement ceremony May 8 and honored audiology student Jacob Diller, who grew up in Pocatello, with the 2017 Student Excellence Award.

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ISU’s May Career Path Intern of the Month is James Hunt

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s James Hunt was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of May by the ISU Career Center.

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ISU confers 2,437 degrees and certificates at 2017 Commencement on May 6

POCATELLO – A total of 2,313 graduates received 2,437 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 6 in Holt Arena. One hundred nineteen students received multiple certificates and/or degrees.

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ISU students take home three awards from American Nuclear Society Student Conference

POCATELLO – Idaho State University nuclear science and engineering graduate students Brycen Wendt and Antonio Tahhan were recently given top honors for presenting papers at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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'Be the Dinosaur' exhibit opens May 13 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

Pocatello, Idaho—Dinosaurs may be extinct but they will live again this summer at the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University.

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Inaugural ISU Fiddle Competition May 20 features $5,000 in prizes

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will hold its inaugural Fiddle Competition on National Fiddle Day, May 20, in Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building. The event will feature concerts, camping, food trucks, scholarships and more than $5,000 in prize money.

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Commitment to continuing education pays off for ISU non-traditional student Amanda Bennett

For Amanda Bennett, receiving her diploma will not only represent the education she has gained at Idaho State, but it will also represent the sacrifices she has made to earn it. Bennett is a non-traditional student, a mother of two who went back to school to further her education. And that journey was not always an easy one.

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ISU's Got Talent winner and new graduate Jedd Greenhalgh makes mark creating music

As a senior at Kuna High School, Jedd Greenhalgh decided to audition for Idaho State University’s music department as a way to get out of a mandatory science expo and never looked back. Since starting at ISU in 2013, he has produced 19 compositions, 11 of which were premiered at ISU, performed at a variety of events and released his original songs on iTunes and Spotify.

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Tour of campus led to new career dreams for Idaho State University graduate Christina Potts

POCATELLO – In 2011, Christina Potts decided she did not want to work at a call center for the rest of her life. Although she wanted to begin attending college, she had a significant life change approaching and questioned whether it was the right time to begin.

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Idaho State University robotics program was right fit for graduate Jeremy Briggs

POCATELLO – A lot of graduates to be aren’t quite sure of their post-graduation plans, but that is not the case for 20-year-old Jeremy Briggs from Pocatello who had his dream job lined up a year before graduating.

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ISU’s National Student Advertising Competition Team takes top honors at district competition

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s National Student Advertising Competition team placed in the top three in the District XI regional competition held in late April in Portland, Oregon.

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ISU occupational therapy students showcase research at national conference

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy students contributed their research findings and gained valuable insight into their future career at a national conference that also marked the profession’s centennial year.

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ISU-Meridian will confer record number of degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 8 commencement ceremony

BOISE—Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class May 8—with 292 students eligible for degrees.

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Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2017 Distinguished Faculty

POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 6 in Holt Arena.

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Grammy-winning artist Amy Grant still loves life on the road; performs May 18 at ISU

POCATELLO – After almost four decades of performing hundreds of shows on the road, Grammy-winning singer Amy Grant expressed excitement about performing at Idaho State University on May 18, the final show of her most recent tour.

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ISU dance students and faculty shine at American College Dance Association Northwest Conference

POCATELLO – Ten students and faculty from Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Northwest Conference in Eugene, Ore., the week of March 28-April 2.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters to host six summer camps for middle and high school students

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host six camps this summer for middle and high school students. The camps range from music to art to theatre and dance to communication.

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ISU graduates March through the Arch May 5

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University 2017 Graduate Salute March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 5 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building.

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ISU will confer 2,437 degrees and certificates at 2017 commencement on May 6

POCATELLO – A total of 2,313 graduates will receive 2,437 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 6 in Holt Arena.

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ISU physics presents science demos in "Fire and Ice" April 29

POCATELLO — Idaho State University's Department of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will be presenting a free “Fire and Ice” demonstration show to the public on Saturday, April 29, from 4 - 5:30 p..m in room 140 of the Physical Science Building on the south west corner of 8th Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.

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Idaho State University Irish Club and Friends of Irish Studies Idaho to host Irish Immersion Weekend April 29 and 30

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Irish Club and the Friends of Irish Studies, Idaho community club will host an Irish Immersion Weekend on April 29 and 30.

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ISU Professor Xiang Ma publishes paper in journal Nature Materials that builds knowledge bridge between the sequence and function of molecules

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Xiang Ma, research/adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the lead author of the paper recently published in the journal Nature Materials that helps researchers understand the relationship between material sequence and structure at the molecular level.

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Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission, ISU to host 'Adventures in Idaho' symposium

POCATELLO – The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission and the Idaho State University Department of History are hosting a symposium called “Adventures in Idaho,” focusing on the history of Idaho in the 19th and 20th centuries. The event will take place April 29 in the Wood River Room at Pond Student Union Building.

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Idaho State University videographer Martin Baker again honored with Collegiate Advertising Gold Award

POCATELLO – Idaho State University videographer Martin Baker was honored with Gold and Silver Awards from the Collegiate Advertising Awards for ISU promotional videos he produced in 2016.

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ISU College of Business graduate students take two trophies at International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition

POCATELLO-Six Master of Business Administration and Master of Accountancy students returned home from the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition in Anaheim, California on Sunday with a first place win for Best Written Documents--including their business plan and annual report--and runner-up honors for Overall Simulation Performance.

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Boise Chamber to honor ISU-Meridian for health care excellence

BOISE-The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is a finalist in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition.

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Student entrepreneurs find success in Boise

Idaho State University’s participation in the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge stemmed from student Jonny Henderson and Jeff Street, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

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ISU College of Business students to host book-signing celebration May 5

POCATELLO-Eight students who co-wrote a book this academic year about the history of Idaho State University will sign and sell copies Friday, May 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the west entrance of ISU’s Frazier Hall.

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ISU student team competes in international strategy competition in California

A team of six Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Accounting students at Idaho State University’s College of Business will be traveling to Anaheim, Calif. this week to compete in the 53rd Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.

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ISU Choirs Spring Concert set April 22

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University choral ensembles will present the ISU Choirs Spring Concert on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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April 25 showing of movie “Upriver,” panel discussion to kick off Portneuf River Visioning Project

POCATELLO – A showing of the movie “UPRIVER: A Film for the Willamette” and a panel discussion about how this film relates to the potential management of Portneuf River watershed will be held April 25 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.

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ISU Professor Philip Cole heading to Vienna on invitation from International Atomic Energy Agency to plan for AccApp’17 and AccApp’19

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Philip Cole is heading to Vienna, Austria, April 24-26 by invitation of the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help coordinate the AccApp’17 international conference that will be held July 31-Aug. 4 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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Winners from ISU Graduate Research Symposium announced

POCATELLO – Winners of the 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium held this month have been announced and are listed below.

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Idaho State University rodeo has another strong year; Women’s Team ranked No. 1 in region, heads to nationals June 11-17

POCATELLO –The Idaho State University Women’s Rodeo Team finished No. 1 and its member Makayla Boots won the women’s all-around in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Rocky Mountain Region, competing against 10 other teams.

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ISU theatre program named #2 on the list “The Top 10 Most Underrated College Theatre Programs for 2017 – North West Region”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s theatre program was ranked second on onstageblog.com’s “The Top 10 Most Underrated College Theatre Programs for 2017 – North West Region.”

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ISU College of Business to open a state-of-the-art distance learning classroom and student laptop workroom

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the state-of-the-art distance-learning classroom – the Idaho Central Credit Union Learning Center in Room 506 along with the Technology Teaching and Learning Center in Room 507 of the Business Administration Building.

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ISU’s April Career Path Intern of the month is Callie Nielsen

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Callie Nielsen was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of April by the ISU Career Center.

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ISU Professor Howard Gauthier pens book 'The Positive Leader'

MERIDIAN – Idaho State University-Meridian Associate Professor of sports science, Howard Gauthier, has penned a new book exploring the link between positive leadership and organizational success.

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Idaho State University 2017 Outstanding Student Award recipients announced

POCATELLO – Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2017 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 6, in Holt Arena.

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Eleven ISU alumni honored with 2017 Professional Achievement Awards

POCATELLO – Eleven Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU 2017 Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6, in Holt Arena.

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ISU graduate student Andrew Dunn studying food history in Minidoka Internment Camp

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate student Andrew Dunn spent his undergraduate education studying the ins and outs of the Minidoka Internment Camp. For his graduate thesis, he decided to dig deeper into the history of food inside the internment camp, and how it affected both the camp and the world.

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Premieres and music by local composers featured in ISU Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band concert

POCATELLO --Works by local composers, and several Pocatello premiers will be featured in the upcoming concert of the Idaho State University Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band. The concert will take place on April 21 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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Noël Bakhtian named director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies

IDAHO FALLS – Mark Peters, Idaho National Laboratory director, announced the appointment of Noël Bakhtian as director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) effective May 15, according to an INL press release.

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Five Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2017 Outstanding Researcher Awards

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2017 Outstanding Researcher Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 11.

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Four Idaho State University faculty to receive 2017 Outstanding Service Awards

POCATELLO – Four Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2017 Outstanding Service Awards.

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Five Idaho State University faculty honored as 2017 Outstanding Master Teachers

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2017 Outstanding Master Teacher awards.

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Idaho State University announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad winning teams

POCATELLO – Holy Spirit Catholic School earned first place in the team competition and teams from Alameda Middle School earned second and third places at the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad hosted by the Idaho State University Department of Physics in April.

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ISU Holi Festival 2017 set for April 15 in Pocatello

POCATELLO – The Associated Students of Idaho State University invites all of Pocatello and the surrounding communities to experience and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of ISU at Holi: The Festival of Colors 2017 on Saturday, April 15, on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle.

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Denim Day Campaign to prevent sexual violence set April 19 at ISU

POCATELLO – Denim Day, an annual campaign to prevent sexual violence through education and public awareness, will be observed at Idaho State University from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle under the Pond Student Union Hypostyle.

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Monarch Trio to Perform Concert April 12 in Jensen Grand Concert Hall

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the Monarch Trio in concert, Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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ISU Anderson Center seeks to measure impact of Green Dot Training on campus

POCATELLO – To measure the impact of Green Dot Training designed to help prevent violence on the Idaho State University campus, the ISU Gender Resource Center is asking for campus community’s input by filling out an online survey.

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ISU School of Performing Arts to present Shakespeare favorite “Much Ado About Nothing”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present William Shakespeare’s great comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” on April 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the James E. and Beverly Rogers Black Box Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU to present Jazz Bands concert April 7; Kuwaiti students to perform

POCATELLO – Idaho State University jazz bands will present a concert on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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ISU Public Relations Campaigns class looks to help boost volunteer numbers for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Public Relations Campaigns class is helping Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) raise the number of volunteers they have at their Idaho Falls facility.

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Photography Exhibition by John H. Williams runs April 3-June 30 at Oboler Library; reception set April 19

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will display an exhibit of nature photography by John H. Williams from April 3 through June 30 in the library’s first floor art exhibit area.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters to open 90 seats for area high school students to take dual-enrollment credits on campus

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters has been approved to allow 90 high school students to take dual-enrollment credits on campus with ISU professors.

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ISU College of Business Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program files record returns

POCATELLO – Between January 26 to March 16, students volunteering with the 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program filed more returns than the ISU College of Business has ever seen.

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Idaho State University researchers contribute to new book “Resurrecting the Shark” to be released April 4

POCATELLO – In the new book “Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil” to be released on April 4, author Susan Ewing combines her research with that of Idaho State University researchers Leif Tapanila and Jesse Pruitt to tell the history of the shark known as Helicoprion, also nicknamed “buzzsaw shark."

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ISU to host Western Alliance roundtable on April 14 featuring guest Martin Farr from Newcastle University, UK

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of History will host a roundtable discussion on the topic “The future of the Western Alliance” on April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex B Suite.

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Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman to perform at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting Yoram Bauman, “The World’s First and Only Stand-Up Economist” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Frazier Hall Bilyeau Auditorium.

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Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center to host Southeast Idaho Military Ball

POCATELLO – Idaho State University ROTC and Veteran Student Services Center will host the second annual Southeast Idaho Military Ball to honor our military and veteran communities on April 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Basic physical and dental exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening April 13

BOISE – 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, April 13, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St., in Boise.

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Idaho State University announces retirement of Head Football Coach Mike Kramer

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Head Football Coach Mike Kramer has announced that he will retire as head football coach effective immediately.

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ISU Professor Shawn Bearden seeks support for World Marathon Challenge to fight stigma of depression; 7 runs, 7 continents, in 7 Days

POCATELLO – To raise awareness and help end the stigma of depression, Idaho State University Professor Shawn Bearden plans to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days on all of the Earth’s seven continents.

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ISU College of Pharmacy students train Public Safety on use of emergency overdose medication

POCATELLO- Public Safety officers at Idaho State University now have the proper training to deliver emergency overdose medication thanks to Generation Rx, a group led by College of Pharmacy students whose goal is to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

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ISU Graduate Research Symposium set March 31-April 1 at Pond Student Union

POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium “Showcasing Scholarly and Creative Works” will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Pond Student Union.

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ISU physics to host Science Olympiad April 1

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.

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Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.

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Native Americans United to host 46th ISU Powwow March 31-April 1

POCATELLO – The student group Native Americans United will host the 46th annual Idaho State University Powwow March 31-April 1 at the ISU Reed Gymnasium.

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Idaho State University alumna well represented at 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year Award gala in Boise

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University alumna were among the 50 women recognized at the 2017 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year award gala and reception held this March at the Boise Centre.

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ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.

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ISU Academic Advising continues “Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”

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ISU audiology program has strong showing at national conference

ATLANTA – Students and a professor from Idaho State University’s Doctor of Audiology program presented their research at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference in Atlanta, Georgia in February.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History announces extended hours

Pocatello – Just in time for spring break the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University announces spring and summer hours that begin March 21.

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ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health

POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.

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ISU Professor Jeff Meldrum to make presentations April 14-15 in Montpelier

POCATELLO – Jeff Meldrum, professor of anatomy and anthropology at Idaho State University, will make two presentations at the National Oregon/California Trail Center in historic Montpelier the evenings of April 14 and 15, 2017.

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Free dinner and movie at ISU set March 27 to celebrate women in science

POCATELLO – The Women in Science celebration March 27 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union features a free showing of the movie “Hidden Figures,” a free taco bar dinner and the opportunity to meet female scientists.

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Idaho State University seeks anatomical gifts for health–professions education

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s health-professions footprint spans the state with the addition of the ISU-Meridian Health Sciences Center and its state-of-the-art anatomy facilities.

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Incoming ISU professor Christian Chan receives national counseling award

POCATELLO- Christian D. Chan will be bringing a national honor with him when he begins his career in the Department of Counseling at Idaho State University later this year.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters faculty publish book on narrative theory

POCATELLO – Twenty Idaho State University faculty members in the College of Arts and Letters recently published a book focused on narrative and the power of stories and storytelling.

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Deeply discounted blood screening offered at ISU Meridian Health Science Center

MERIDIAN- The Idaho State University Bengal Lab is offering reduced rate blood- draw services at the Meridian Health Science Center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. , March 30 and 31. Services are available to anyone in the community and no appointment is necessary. Blood screening prices are at their lowest of the year and serve as an affordable option for those with or without insurance.

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ISU history professors start scholarship for refugees

POCATELLO – Idaho State University history professors Erika Kuhlman and Kevin Marsh recently started a refugee scholarship for prospective ISU students.

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Idaho State University entrepreneurs make it to the finals

After submitting their business plans and 60-second “elevator pitch” videos, six of the eight ISU student and alumni groups entering into the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) have been invited to attend the final round on March 31 in Boise after competing in the preliminary round against 70 applicants from eight different schools.

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Director of ISU dietetics program Laura McKnight receives Outstanding Educator Award

POCATELLO – Laura McKnight, director of Idaho State University’s dietetics program, has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Dietetic Educator for a Didactic Program in Dietetics in her region.

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College of Business to host a grand opening for the New Student Community Center on March 15

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business is hosting the grand opening of its new Student Community Center on Wednesday, March 15, of the new Student Community Center in Room 216 of the Business Administration building.

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Confucius is topic of Philosophy for the Public Lecture March 15

POCATELLO — William McCurdy, lecturer of philosophy at Idaho State University will present “Shu (恕) and Walking in Another Man’s Shoes: Confucius on Becoming a Humane Human” at 6 p.m. March 15 at the College Market.

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Women’s Business Symposium April 6 encourages economic development

Pocatello – The Pocatello Small Business Development Center, Edward Jones, Idaho Central Credit Union and Home Helpers present: “Spring…Outside the box!” the 2017 Women’s Business Symposium, Thursday April 6 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to host 29th Science Trek sleep over April 28-29

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host the 29th annual Science Trek™ sleep over for third- through fifth-grade students on April 28-29 and the deadline for registering is April 4.

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Survivorman Les Stroud to perform at Idaho State University on April 6

POCATELLO – Les Stroud, also known as Survivorman, will perform a series of original songs at Idaho State University on April 6 at 8 p.m. at the Bilyeu Theater in Frazier Hall.

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Bellon Visiting Author Series to feature Award Winning Author/Illustrator SD Nelson March 6-8 in Pocatello, Chubbuck

The 31st annual Bellon Visiting Author Series will feature award-winning author and illustrator S.D. Nelson March 6-8, with public events at the Idaho State University College of Education, Marshall Public Library and Portneuf District Library.

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Idaho State University “Season of Note” will present 'An Evening with Garrison Keillor' April 5

POCATELLO – Idaho State University “Season of Note” will present “An Evening with Garrison Keillor” on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Bellon Visiting Author Series to feature Award Winning Author/Illustrator S.D. Nelson March 6-8 in Pocatello, Chubbuck

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Idaho State University Humanities Café to be held March 16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold the final Humanities Café of the year surrounding Arabic jazz and embracing diversity on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Westside Players located at 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello.

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ISU theater students shine at regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

POCATELLO – Ten theater students from Idaho State University traveled to Denver last week to participate in the Region VII Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

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2017 ISU Health Fair offers health services to community

POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Health Fair will once again be offering numerous free and reduced-cost health care services, health information booths and family-friendly activities for the entire community.

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Activist Amy Pence Brown to keynote ISU Positive Body Image Week on March 13

POCATELLO – Body image activist Amy Pence Brown will be the keynote speaker for Idaho State University’s Positive Body Image Week on March 13 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

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ISU Positive Body Image Symposium set March 14-15

POCATELLO – The first Idaho State University Positive Body Image Symposium will be held March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and March 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ISU Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

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ISU issues 'all clear' after report of person carrying gun case on campus

POCATELLO – Shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, Idaho State University received a report of an unidentified male carrying what appeared to be a gun case on the north side of Frazier Hall. An emergency alert was immediately sent out to the campus community.

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Idaho State University choirs to present Mid-Winter Concert March 3

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Choirs will present their Mid-Winter Concert on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Fiction writer Shawn Vestal to visit ISU for reading and workshop

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host Visiting Writer Shawn Vestal on Thursday, March 8, for a reading at 6:30 p.m. and a workshop for high school students at 4:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University student entrepreneurs meet the challenge

POCATELLO – Eight groups of students and alumni from various colleges at Idaho State University have banded together to participate in a competition headed by the ISU College of Business and Jeff Street, director of the ISU Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED).

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County health screening March 9

Basic physical and dental exams, flu shots while supplies last, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, March 9, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.

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Families with fighting siblings age 4-11 sought for Idaho State University Psychology Clinic study

POCATELLO – Families with two or more children ages 4-11 who physically fight on a regular basis are sought for the on-going Sibling Aggression Project conducted at the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic.

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Idaho considering legislation to further expand pharmacists' health care role

BOISE – A bill being considered by the Idaho Legislature could make the state one of the most progressive in the nation when it comes to utilizing pharmacists to meet health care needs.

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Idaho State University College of Business to offer a Master of Taxation Degree in Fall 2017

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved the Idaho State University College of Business’s proposal to begin offering a Master of Taxation (MTax) degree beginning in the Fall 2017 semester.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host POPS Concert and Annual Raffle on March 11

POCATELLO —The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host its annual POPS concert and fundraiser on March 11 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Professor Terry Ownby accepted into Atomic Photographers Guild

POCATELLO – Terry Ownby, Idaho State University associate professor of photo media, was recently accepted into the Atomic Photographers Guild (APG), an international collective of more than 30 artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age.

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ISU to welcome actress Minita Gandhi to perform play “Muthaland”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Performing Arts will welcome actress Minita Gandhi on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. to perform her one-woman show “Muthaland” in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Idaho Humanities Council to honor ISU's Susan Swetnam for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities

The Idaho Humanities Council will honor Idaho State University Professor Emeritus Susan Swetnam with IHC’s Award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities” at a wine/dessert reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., in ISU’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, Marshall Rotunda.

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GENTRI to Perform at Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on Mar. 18

POCATELLO – The Gentlemen Trio, better known as GENTRI, will perform at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

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ISU College of Business raises $56,327 in annual fundraising campaign

POCATELLO – Thanks to generous contributions by alumni, friends and regional businesses, the Idaho State University College of Business raised $56,327 during its annual fund raising campaign, led in conjunction with the ISU Foundation.

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Chamber music theatre celebrating African American women set March 4 at ISU

POCATELLO – The Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work “Ain’t I a Woman!” at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU American Chemical Society Student Chapter receives national accolade

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University American Chemical Society student chapter has received a 2015-16 Commendable Award from the American Chemical Society.

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ISU gains approval to study feasibility of relocating some College of Technology programs to RISE Complex

POCATELLO — The Idaho State Board of Education approved a motion by Idaho State University to begin engineering and cost estimating the relocation of some College of Technology programs to the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex. The state board unanimously approved the motion Thursday, and initial engineering work will begin immediately.

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ISU's Sarah Godsey receives prestigious NSF Award, that includes $500,000 for study

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Sarah Godsey has received one of the “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty” awarded by the National Science Foundation. Her award includes more than $500,000 to study streams and stream channels for five years.

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ISU International Students Association to host International Night on Feb. 25

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Students Association will host International Night on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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46th annual Frank Church Symposium March 2-3 focuses on the post-colonial state

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Affairs Council (IAC) will host the 46th annual Frank Church Symposium on March 2 and 3 on ISU’s campus.

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Importance of temporary streams topic of Science Brew presentation Feb. 16

POCATELLO – The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust’s “Science Brews – Conservation on Tap” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Snake River Fly features hydrologist Sarah Godsey delivering a talk on the importance of temporary streams.

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TrueBlue CEO Steven Cooper to Speak at the ISU College of Business Wells Fargo Speaker Series

POCATELLO – On Monday, March 6, Steven Cooper, CEO of TrueBlue will speak on behalf of the Idaho State University College of Business’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series Monday, March 6, at noon in Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

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National pharmacy association names ISU-Meridian’s Glenda Carr its top student chapter advisor for 2017

MERIDIAN – Idaho State University Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Glenda Carr is the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists’ Outstanding Chapter Advisor for 2017.

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Idaho State University students to perform original work at ISU Dance in Concert

POCATELLO – Students in Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform original choreography at the ISU Dance in Concert production on Feb. 24, 25 and March 2, 3 and 4 in Frazier Hall’s Chick and Diane Bilyeu Theatre.

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Idaho State University College of Business earns highest possible rating from accreditors

POCATELLO – In 1978, the Idaho State University College of Business became the first business school in Idaho to receive accreditation from the international Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). As of this week, its continuing standard of excellence was reaffirmed.

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24th annual ISU Spaghetti Feed Feb. 24 to benefit the public and Make-a-Wish

POCATELLO –-The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy's 24th annual Spaghetti Feed will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU Career Fair set Feb. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Career Center will host the Spring Career Fair Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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College of Pharmacy Professor Rebecca Hoover receives national award

POCATELLO – Idaho State University pharmacy Clinical Assistant Professor Rebecca Hoover has been named as a recipient of the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award.

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Idaho State University’s Nepalese Student Association to host Nepalese Night on Feb. 18

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Nepalese Student Association (NSA) will host its 11th annual Nepalese Night on Feb. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU accelerated nursing students apply classroom lesson to real world

MERIDIAN—Nursing students at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center spent a recent Thursday morning learning how to safely transport patients within a hospital setting.

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Bengal Bridge provides college credits to new high school graduates at a reduced cost

POCATELLO – After spending the summer on Idaho State University’s campus, freshman Ethan Moore felt ready to take on the challenge of campus life.

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ISU’s Kirk Long - future president of Mars begins work as StarTalk’s newest intern

POCATELLO – It was Kirk Long’s occupation as “Future President of Mars” that first caught astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s eye.

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ISU researchers help preserve rich history of Grand Teton NP guides

POCATELLO – Following World War II the U.S. government had a plethora of surplus items leftover, including big “pontoon” rafts, some that were shipped to Grand Teton National Park. During the war, these rafts were tied together and tracks were laid across them so military vehicles could use these “pontoon bridges” to cross waterways.

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Museum Masquerade benefit dinner set March 4

POCATELLO — Celebrate Mardi Gras with Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) to raise funds for the upcoming exhibit “Be the Dinosaur.”

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ISU to host discussion, film on Acoustic Ecology and Idaho Soundscapes on Feb. 23

POCATELLO – Several panelists from Idaho State University will host a discussion on Acoustic Ecology and Idaho Soundscapes on Feb. 23 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Wood River Room of the Pond Student Union. Admission is free.

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Philosophy for the Public continues with stoics lecture

POCATELLO – Visiting Idaho State University philosophy Professor Evan Rodriguez will give the presentation “You Can Chain My Leg, but Not My Prohairesis: Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius on the Stoic Art of Living” at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the College Market.

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Idaho State University seeks feedback to improve Traumatic Brain Injury services in Idaho

Want to help chart the future of Traumatic Brain Injury services in Idaho? What services and supports do you need? Are they available in your community?

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ISU Women of Color Association to host Valentine’s Day Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Women of Color Association will host a Valentine’s Day Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner on Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m.

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Abby Latta named as ISU's Career Path Intern of the Month for February

POCATELLO - Abby Latta has been honored as the Idaho State University Career Path Intern of the month by the ISU Career Center.

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ISU Rupp Debate Team hosts public debate Feb. 9 on United States lifting Cuban embargo

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Team invites the general public and ISU students, faculty and staff to attend its spring semester public debate at 6 p.m. Feb. 9.

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ISU library seeking donations for digital collection 'American Indian Histories and Cultures'

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library is seeking donations to purchase the digital collection “American Indian Histories and Cultures” for ISU.

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ISU-Meridian biomedical lab installs new high-tech research tool

MERIDIAN - The College of Pharmacy at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is home to a new high-tech tool designed to help scientists advance clinical and translational research at ISU.

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ISU Occupational Therapy Assistant Program to host open house Feb. 9

POCATELLO — To celebrate the first cohort class of Idaho State University College of Technology’s occupational therapy assistant program, and to honor 100 years of occupational therapy as a profession, ISU will host an open house on Feb. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the program’s laboratory in Owen-Redfield Hall on the ISU campus.

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ISU Oboler Library to host reception for art department faculty and graduate students on Feb. 9

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a public reception for ISU Art Department faculty and graduate students on Feb. 9 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the library's first floor art area.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters raises over $100,000 at fourth annual New Year’s Eve Gala

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ISU-Meridian’s Ryan Lindsay elected president of IPHA

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Amy Grant Concert Rescheduled Due to Illness

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New exhibit on medical history opening at Oboler Library, reception set Feb. 2

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a month-long exhibit called “Malady: Physiological, Psychological, and Social Disease in 18th-Century Texts” that will have an opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 2.

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Idaho State University to present Humanities Café surrounding the role of art and dance in the community on Feb. 9

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold its third Humanities Café of the year on Feb. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater. The event will include dance performances and a discussion, led by dance professor Aaron Wood, about the role of art and dance in the community titled, “Dance and Embodied Activism.”

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ISU Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization to host Noche Latina: A Red Carpet Event on Feb. 4

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization (HALO) will host Noche Latina: A Red Carpet Event on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host Valentine’s Day concert featuring Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

POCATELLO – Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with your special someone or a group of friends by enjoying dinner and the Symphony at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 10.

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30th annual ISU Jazz Fest to feature Cathlene Pineda Quartet Feb. 3 and 4

POCATELLO – The Los Angeles-based Cathlene Pineda Quartet will headline the 30th annual Idaho State University Jazz Fest on Friday, Feb 3, at the Portneuf Valley Brewery and Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Irish Rovers to return to Pocatello to perform at ISU Feb. 14

POCATELLO – About 35 or 40 years ago, The Irish Rovers performed in Pocatello, and they’ll be back to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Idaho State University during the second year of the group’s 50th-anniversary tour.

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ISU’s January Career Path Intern of the Month is Michael Beseris

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Michael Beseris was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of January by the ISU Career Center.

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Tree Houses exhibit opening set Jan. 28 at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – Who’s living in the trees? Join the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 as it celebrates the opening of exhibit Tree Houses with several activities.

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Feb. 9

Basic physical and dental exams, flu shots while supplies last, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Feb. 9, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.

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Magician, comic, actor Michael Carbonaro coming to Pocatello Feb. 18

POCATELLO – East Idaho residents will have the opportunity to see “Magician of the Year” and truTV star Michael Carbonaro perform live at 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Library to host reception Feb. 9 for art department faculty, grad students

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a free, public reception for ISU Art Department faculty and graduate students on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the library's first floor art area.

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Jonny Fisher named “Idaho Business Leader of the Year"

Founder and Owner of Textbook Exchange is the 58th honoree.

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Women’s March on Pocatello set Jan. 21

POCATELLO – The Women’s March on Pocatello will begin at 10 a.m. Jan. 21 in Caldwell Park.

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Michael Fowlin to perform 'You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me' Feb. 2 at ISU

POCATELLO – Clinical psychologist, actor and poet Michael Fowlin, better known as Mykee, will perform his one-man presentation “You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me” on Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Idaho State University 2017 Africa Night set Jan. 28 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Africa Student Association will present its annual Africa Night Jan. 28 at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Jan. 28 Fishing Derby at American Falls Reservoir's Sportsman’s Park features $500 first prize for trout,

POCATELLO – A fishing derby running 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28 at Sportsman’s Park on the west side of American Falls Reservoir near Aberdeen features a $500 first-place cash prize for the largest trout and a $100 first-place cash prize for perch.

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Mama Dragon, Debbie Glenn, to speak at Idaho State University Feb. 16

POCATELLO – Mama Dragon, Debbie Glenn, mother of Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn, will speak at Idaho State University on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m.

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ISU National Girls and Women in Sports Day Events Scheduled for Jan. 26 and 28

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Reed Gymnasium.

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Idaho State University hosts Pharmacy Day, free health fair at the Idaho State Capitol Building Jan. 16

BOISE – Get your blood pressure checked, a flu shot and learn about diabetes prevention at the annual Pharmacy Day at the Capitol on Monday, January 16 at the Idaho State Capitol, 700 W. Jefferson St.

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Seventh annual Celebrate Idaho State event set Feb. 1

POCATELLO – The seventh annual Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, is set for Feb. 1, 4-7 p.m., in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building, and features more than 50 interactive booths with family activities.

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Success of new early admission program at Idaho State University could soon spread

POCATELLO – Officials say a new pilot program for early admission to Idaho State University’s Department of Dental Hygiene is showing signs of success.

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Irish Rovers to perform Feb. 14 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University “A Season of Note” will feature The Irish Rovers in concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Idaho State University end-of-term fall 2016 enrollment shows increase

POCATELLO – End-of-term fall 2016 enrollment at Idaho State University was 13,629, an increase of 60 students, or 0.4 percent, from last fall end-of-term enrollment.

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ISU Anderson Center to present ‘Stalking with Technology – Protect Yourself’ seminar Jan. 31 in Rendezvous Complex

POCATELLO – Stalking prevention expert Jennifer Landhuis will deliver the seminar “Stalking with Technology – Protect Yourself” from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

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Amy Grant to perform Feb. 2 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Grammy-award winning singer Amy Grant will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Idaho State University L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center as part of the “A Season of Note” series.

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Pocatello Martin Luther King Jr. events include NAACP luncheon, fellowship service and ISU Martin Luther King Jr. march and program

POCATELLO — Pocatello community events planned honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day include an NAACP luncheon on Jan. 14, a Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship service on Jan. 15 and Idaho State University’s annual march and program on Jan. 16.

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40-year anniversary of 1977 Idaho State University Elite 8 team

The team will be honored at halftime of the January 14 game vs. Idaho.

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Researchers eye opening of ISU’s new Research Data Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s research community will soon have access to a new, state-of-the-art Research Data Center (RDC) in the Lillibridge Engineering Building.

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Idaho State University history students write biographies of Idaho suffragists, to be published on Women and Social Movements in the United States website

POCATELLO – History students at Idaho State University have written biographies of Idaho suffragists as part of professor Erika Kuhlman’s Women in the North American West class. The biographies will be featured on the website Women and Social Movements in the United States early next year.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History announces 2016 holiday schedule

POCATELLO – Looking for a family-friendly, educational activity during the holidays?

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Get out of your house and into the trees at the IMNH newest exhibit opening Jan. 28

POCATELLO – This spring, families can spend some quality time hanging out in the trees with a visit to the newest exhibit Tree Houses opening Jan. 28 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University graduate student Larry Leibrock awarded Fulbright Shuman Fellowship

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Larry Leibrock, a political science research fellow at the ISU Informatics Research Institute, has been awarded a Fulbright Shuman Fellowship to conduct research and teach for six months at Oxford University, England, starting in January.

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Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to present New Year’s Eve French Gala

POCATELLO – Every New Year’s Eve, Pocatello residents fill Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center to enjoy a festive night of performances by ISU’s talented students, while raising money for student scholarships at the College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and program set Jan. 16 at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Jan. 16.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History, Charter School team up for winter science

POCATELLO – What does the Chickadee say? Sarah Casper’s class at the Pocatello Community Charter School would happily answer with refrains of “cheeeeese burger” if you asked them.

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Pocatello Adaptive Ski School seeks students and instructors

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) has teamed up with Pebble Creek Ski Area for the 2017 Pocatello Adaptive Ski School starting Jan. 12. Instructor training begins Jan. 6.

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Idaho State University psychology graduate students receive national awards

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology graduate students Chris DeCou, Colin Mahoney and Ariana Tart-Zelvin have recently received awards from national organizations for their work.

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ISU’s Idaho Museum of Natural History Prehistoric Tree Trimmings Family Fun Day set Dec. 17

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will host the Prehistoric Tree Trimmings Family Fun Day Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in the museum’s Discovery Room.

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Magician Michael Carbonaro to perform live Feb. 18 at Stephens Center; Tickets on sale Dec. 9

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host magician Michael Carbonaro at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and tickets go on sale Dec. 9.

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ISU researcher Michael Meyers publishes study showing lower rates of injury for collegiate men soccer players playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has published research findings that conclude there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate men’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf, a type of artificial turf, versus playing on natural grass.

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Students to Unveil Idaho State University History Book at Dec. 5 Reception

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ISU doctoral student Rick Richardson investigates using 3-D topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills, measure mental effort

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Instructional Design and Technology Ph.D. candidate Rick Richardson is investigating the use of topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills and measure the total amount of participants’ mental effort, known as cognitive load.

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Key Log Rolling event set Dec. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m.

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a free Key Log Rolling event Dec. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Reed Gymnasium’s pool.

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ISU 2016 Angel Tree Project seeks gift donors for children of ISU students in need

POCATELLO – People interested in offering Christmas gift support for children of current Idaho State University students have until Dec. 9 to sponsor a child in need.

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Idaho State University to host Philosophy for the Public lecture series Dec. 1

POCATELLO – James Norris, adjunct instructor of philosophy at Idaho State University, will present “A Plato Paper: The Problem with Philosopher-Kings” at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the College Market in Pocatello.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present holiday classic concert “Joy to the World: an ISU Christmas” on Dec. 9 and 10

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will join the Idaho State University Camerata Choirs and ISU Choirs to present the “Joy to the World: an ISU Christmas” concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 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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College of Business and ISU Foundation launch annual fundraising campaign

The Idaho State University College of Business and ISU Foundation office are hoping to raise $50,000 for technology and equipment upgrades through their annual fundraising campaign.

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Idaho State University seeks input on proposed Strategic Plan vision statement

Idaho State University invites members of the public to share feedback and comments regarding the 2018-2022 University Strategic Plan’s proposed vision statement. The proposed vision statement will guide University decisions for the next five years.

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Idaho State University emerita professor Susan Swetnam publishes eighth book about Christmas traditions

POCATELLO – Christmas is coming, but retired English Professor Susan Swetnam wants people to slow down and embrace Advent, the season that has preceded Christmas in Christian churches from the sixth century through today. For this reason, she recently published her eighth book, “A Season of Little Sacraments, Christmas Commotion/Advent Grace” with Liturgical Press of Collegeville, Minnesota.

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Dec. 8

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, Dec. 8, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian.

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Idaho State University Choirs to perform holiday music concert on Dec. 2

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Choirs will present a concert of holiday music on Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church on Seventh Avenue South and Lewis Street.

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Night of Drums set Dec. 3 at Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO – Night of Drums will feature three different groups drumming and dancing at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU’s Season of Note to present Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas, starring Michelle Berting Brett, on Dec. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s 2016-17 ‘Season of Note’ concert series will feature Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas starring Michelle Berting Brett at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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ISU switching to new math placement test; Beginning Nov. 30 ALEKS replaces Compass Placement Exam

POCATELLO – Beginning Nov. 30, Idaho State University will use the Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) placement exam as its newest and primary assessment tool for placing students into mathematics classes.

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Idaho State University Student Activities Board to host “Christmas Around the World” on Dec. 3

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Student Activities Board will host “Christmas Around the World” on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Dead Week Relief set Dec. 5-8

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Union Program Council and Student Activities Board will host Dead Week Relief events Dec. 5-8 in the Student Union Quad Lounge.

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2016 National Outdoor Book Award winners announced by Idaho State University

NOTE: Color scans (print quality), complete reviews, and other supplementary art work may be downloaded from: http://www.noba-web.org/bookrel16.htm

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Jennifer Hackwith new coordinator of accelerated nursing program

POCATELLO – Jennifer Hackwith is the new coordinator of Idaho State University’s accelerated nursing program, which allows students to earn a second bachelor’s degree in an intensive 12-month program.

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Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters announces remaining November events

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present five concerts and six art exhibits through the remainder of November. More information on the events can be found at isu.edu/cal or by contacting Melissa Lee at bohnmeli@isu.edu or 282-1404.

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Idaho State University announces Dylan Childress as 2016 Holiday Greeting Card Contest winner, Justin Anderson runner-up

POCATELLO — Dylan Childress, a senior majoring in art at Idaho State University, won a $1,000 prize for his winning holiday card design that will appear on the front of ISU’s official 2016 holiday greeting card.

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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present magical production of “Narnia”

POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform a musical adaptation of the magical story “Narnia” on Dec. 1, 3, 5, 9 and 10 in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Human Performance Lab interns make headway in their research efforts

POCATELLO – Idaho State University career path interns in the Sport Science and Physical Education Department are making headway completing research on a variety of projects, testing athletic psychological and physical skills to pain coping skills.

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Idaho State University’s College of Education to honor Educators, Faculty at Celebrating Excellence Event Nov. 16

The College of Education will hold its fourth annual Celebrating Excellence event on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 5:30 p.m- 7:30 p.m. in the College of Education (COE) Auditorium on the ISU Pocatello campus.

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Muggle Magic, a family event, set Nov. 19 at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University is hosting its annual Muggle Magic event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 19.

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ISU NIATEC program hosts cyber security competition, attracts 10 teams

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) program hosted a cyber security competition Nov. 12, that attracted 10 teams from universities throughout the mountain region.

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Idaho State University Tree Lighting Festival set Nov. 29

POCATELLO — The sixth annual Idaho State University Tree Lighting Festival, presented by the Union Program Council, will be held 7-9 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Pond Student Union.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters prepares for fourth annual New Year’s Eve Gala

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters is preparing for its fourth annual New Year’s Eve Gala to support student scholarships on Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU NIATEC program hosting cyber security competition, 10 teams competing

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) program is hosting a cyber security competition that continues through Nov. 12, attracting 10 teams from universities throughout the mountain region.

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Idaho State University’s TRiO office receives new grant for Educational Opportunity Center for non-traditional students

POCATELLO – About 1,000 adults in five counties across south-central Idaho will be given access to further “access and opportunity to higher education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.2 million TRiO grant for an Educational Opportunity Center (EOC).

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Idaho State University professor Jon Armstrong releases new album “Burnt Hibiscus” produced by Orenda Records

POCATELLO – Idaho State University jazz studies Director of Jon Armstrong released his new album “Burnt Hibiscus,” produced by Orenda Records, on Nov. 4.

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Idaho State University, Australian Company Clarity Pharmaceuticals to expand research and commercial applications of Copper-67 medical isotope to fight cancer

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center (IAC) and Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a Sydney, Australia, radiopharmaceutical company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to officially launch joint development of commercial applications of the medical isotope Copper 67 produced at the IAC.

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Idaho State University’s nuclear engineering laboratory to host merit badge clinic for 100 Boy Scouts on Nov. 12

POCATELLO – The nuclear engineering laboratory at Idaho State University will host a nuclear science Boy Scout merit badge clinic for about 100 boys on Nov. 12.

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ISU’s concert series ‘Season of Note’ will feature Wynonna and the Big Noise Nov. 19

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s 2016-17 ‘Season of Note’ concert series will feature five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author, Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Camerata Singers to present fall concert Nov. 18

POCATELLO – The Camerata Singers will present a fall concert on Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Idaho State University Department of Art to host visiting artist Lily Lee Nov. 11 and 28

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art will host visiting artist Lily Lee on Nov. 11 and 28 for an artist talk and fiber netting workshop.

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Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little to Speak at ISU College of Business Nov. 28

POCATELLO – On Monday, Nov. 28, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little will speak on behalf of the Idaho State University College of Business’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series.

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ISU’s November Career Path Intern of the Month is Daniel Ortiz

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Daniel Ortiz was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of November by the ISU Career Center.

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Gov. Otter, ICOM founders and Idaho State University president place flags to mark site of proposed medical school; unveil building rendering

MERIDIAN, Idaho— Founders of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) unveiled an architectural rendering of the medical school building and marked the construction site with flags during a news conference Nov. 8 at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host Douglas Lowry tribute concert on Nov. 11

POCATELLO -- The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host a concert honoring the late Douglas Lowry on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to host concert on Nov. 9 under new direction by conductor Julie Sorensen

POCATELLO -- The Idaho State-Civic Symphony’s Youth Orchestra will host a concert with the theme “How ‘Suite’ It Is!” on Nov. 9 at 7 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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Transgender Day of Remembrance events set Nov. 15-16

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Sociology, Social Work, Criminology and the Gender Resource Center will host Transgender Day of Remembrance events Nov.15-16.

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Grand opening set Nov. 12 for new wildfire exhibit at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will have a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12. featuring onsite fire engines and activities for its newest exhibit “Living with Fire.”

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EPA selects Idaho State University political science Chair Donna Lybecker to National Advisory Committee

POCATELLO – Due to her expertise on international border environmental issues, Idaho State University political science Professor and Chair Donna Lybecker has been selected to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Committee.

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Idaho State University Japan Night scheduled Nov. 12

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Japan Club will host its annual Japan Night on Nov. 12 in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom. Japan Night will celebrate Japanese culture with traditional Japanese cuisine and performances.

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Idaho State University recognized for offering top four-year radiology technician program

SAN FRANCISCO – Idaho State University‘s four year degree program for radiology technicians has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org).

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Idaho State University recognized for offering top four-year beauty cosmetology program

SAN FRANCISCO – Idaho State University‘s four year degree program for beauty cosmetology has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org).

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Community garage sale benefit for ISU-Idaho Falls Benny’s Pantry set Nov. 12

POCATELLO –Idaho State University’s Idaho Falls Campus will host a community garage sale on Nov. 12 in the Bennion Student Union’s Multi-Purpose Room from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds go to Benny’s Pantry.

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Nov. 10

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, Nov. 10, 4-7 p.m., at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, 315 Stampede Drive, in Nampa.

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Idaho State University to host second Humanities Café on Nov. 3, collecting donations for refugees

POCATELLO -- Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold its second Humanities Café of the year on Nov. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Westside Players Theater, 1009 S. 2nd Ave. Pocatello.

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Idaho State University history professor Paul Sivitz develops map representing Philadelphia in the 18th century

POCATELLO – Idaho State University history Professor Paul Sivitz recently developed a map with Montana State University professor Billy G. Smith that is currently on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Idaho State University’s diversity events scheduled in November

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Diversity Resource Center and Gender Resource Center are sponsoring a variety of free, public events discussing diversity in November including four scheduled Nov. 1-4.

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2017 Idaho State Business Leader of the Year award nominations due by Nov. 11

Nominees of Idaho business leaders who represent the qualifications and core values of the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m

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Idaho State University welcomes the Metropolitan Opera Nov. 5

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will once again host the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions on Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Country star Suzy Bogguss excited to return to Pocatello for Oct. 27 concert at Stephens Center

POCATELLO – Country star Suzy Bogguss, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Idaho State University, said she’s excited about returning to Pocatello to share songs from her new album and older favorites.

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ICOM announces CEO/president and chairman of the board appointments

MERIDIAN – The proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) announced two key leadership positions this week.

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ISU biological sciences department welcomes Minshall guest lecturer Jack Stanford to give talk ‘What Makes a Great Salmon River?’

POCATELLO – “What Makes a Great Salmon River” presented by noted ecologist Jack Stanford is the topic of the annual Idaho State University G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in Room 10 of the ISU Lecture Center (Building No. 67 on ISU maps).

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Idaho State University physics, Pocatello Kiwanis to host a Haunted Science Lab Oct. 29

The ISU Society of Physics Students, Kiwanis Club of Pocatello and the ISU physics department will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Oct. 29, from 4 to 9 p.m. at 300 North Fifth Ave. at the corner of North Fifth Ave. and East Lander in Pocatello.

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ISU College of Education faculty lead coding and robotics workshop for elementary teachers

POCATELLO – Idaho State University faculty from the College of Education recently led a coding and robotics workshop for elementary teachers in Idaho Falls School District 91.

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“Relationships Should Not Be Scary” – Sen. Mike Crapo to hold Violence Against Women Act Conference at ISU on Oct. 31

POCATELLO – U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and community members will hold a Violence Against Women Act panel discussion and news conference on Monday, Oct. 31, in Idaho State University Rendezvous Complex Conference Suites A, B and C from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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21st annual Southeast Idaho Homeless Stand Down set Oct. 29

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host the 21st annual Southeast Idaho Homeless Stand Down 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at Reed Gymnasium in an effort to help the local homeless population.

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Astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett to demystify global warming Oct. 26 at ISU

Astrophysicist, NASA scientist and best-selling author Jeffrey Bennett will deliver the talk “Global Warming Demystified: The Science. The Consequences, and the Solutions (and why conservatives and liberals can all agree)” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University fall enrollment total headcount is 13,062

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s total student enrollment headcount for the fall 2016 census day was 13,062.

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Idaho State University presents faculty recital with Eleanor Christman Cox and Mark Neiwirth on Oct. 22

The ISU School of Performing Arts will present a faculty recital with cellist Eleanor Christman Cox and pianist Mark Neiwirth at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU “Be Advised” campaign continues recommending students declare majors

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”

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ISU has plenty of Halloween events in October

POCATELLO – The Halloween fun doesn’t have to end once you’re too old to trick or treat. Idaho State University has plenty of fun Halloween events for students and community members this October.

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ISU to host public debate on “Eliminating the Electoral College” Oct. 18 moderated by vox.com’s Sean Illing

POCATELLO – A free public debate, monitored by Sean Illing of vox.com. on the topic “Eliminating the Electoral College in Favor of a Popular Vote for President” will held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Middle Fork Salmon River Suite.

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An Evening with Belinda Bowler set Nov. 12 at Stephens Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a free concert featuring Belinda Bowler at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12.

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ISU faculty showcase of scholarly and creative works set Nov. 9

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will host the ISU faculty showcase of scholarly and creative works, Nov. 9 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University debaters place as semi-finalists in Oregon tournament

POCATELLO – Idaho State University freshmen debaters Nick Grunig and Nate Mortimer broke into the semi-finals and had a top-five showing in a 28-team Open Division at the British Parliamentary debate tournament hosted by Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

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Sen. Mike Crapo to visit Idaho State University College of Business

POCATELLO – Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo will visit the Idaho State University College of Business on Monday, Oct. 17, in the Business Administration Building Room 402 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University debate to host Rwandan debate team for two-day event

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s debate team will host the iDebate Rwanda debate team for three events on Oct. 24 and 25.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 'Creepy, Crawly Critters' Family Fun Day Oct. 22

POCATELLO – Visitors to the Idaho Museum of Natural History will have the chance to meet and learn about some fascinating creatures as part of its “Creepy, Crawly Critters” Family Fun Day program running from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 22.

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Phi U 5K set Nov. 5 at Idaho State University; winner gets a free turkey, Free Raffle Prizes

POCATELLO – The Phi U 5k run/walk will be held at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 5 starting at east side of Cadet Field at the Idaho State University Reed Gym Foyer off Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Pocatello.

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Idaho State University National Honor Society for Dance Arts to present Community Day of Dance on Oct. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s National Honor Society for Dance Arts will present the first annual Community Dance of Dance in ISU’s Red Hill Building on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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ISU Oboler Library to host reception for artist Joe Keller on Oct. 25; exhibit runs through December

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a free, public reception for local artist Joe Keller on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Idaho State University English professor Matthew Levay to give colloquium

POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host a colloquium on Oct. 21 with Matthew Levay and his talk “Never-Ending Stories: Modernism and the Aesthetics of Serial Form.” The colloquium will be held at 4 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building Room

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Idaho State University to host visiting poet Matt Daly October 13

POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host Matt Daly, poet and teacher from Jackson, Wyoming, on Oct. 13 to present a pedagogy lecture and poetry reading.

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Idaho State University physical therapy students spent 16 days working in Guatemala in summer 2016

POCATELLO – Students and alumni of ISU’s physical therapy program spent 16 days working in Tecpán, Guatemala, this summer helping treat patients and donating therapy equipment.

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Blue Cross of Idaho awards Idaho State University grant to help screen for traumatic brain injury

Adults screened for traumatic brain injury through Idaho State University’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program will be eligible for $50 vouchers for additional treatment, thanks to a $500 grant from the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health.

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Annual Pocatello Ski Swap set Oct. 28-29; annual ski movie set Oct. 29

POCATELLO – The annual Pocatello Ski Swap will be held Oct. 28-29 at Idaho State University in the Pond Student Union Ballroom and the annual Warren Miller ski movie will be show at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in Frazier Hall.

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Idaho Virtual Museum has gone live offering digital access to Idaho Museum of Natural History treasures

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History and the Informatics Research Institute at Idaho State University have teamed up to bring the natural history of Idaho to the world via the Virtual Museum of Idaho, accessible on the internet.

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Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House at ISU-Meridian set for Oct. 20

Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5-7:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University Women’s Club Holiday Fair set for Nov. 4-5 at Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO – The 46th annual Idaho State University Women’s Club Holiday Fair will be held Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Idaho State University will induct five into Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 22

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Office of Alumni Relations and ISU Alumni Association will induct five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 22.

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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present psychological thriller “The Turn of the Screw”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present the psychological thriller “The Turn of the Screw” on Oct. 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29 just in time for Southeast Idaho residents to get ready for Halloween.

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Idaho State University to host vox.com journalist Sean Illing on Oct. 17-18

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host Vox.com journalist Sean Illing on Oct. 17 for his free talk titled, “Is Too Much Democracy a Bad Thing? Thoughts on the 2016 Election.”

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ISU Japan Club to host taiko drumming demonstration and lecture by Kenny Endo Oct. 21 from 7:30-9 p.m.

POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Japan Club will host a taiko Japanese drumming demonstration and lecture by renowned taiko performer, Kenny Endo, on Oct. 21 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at ISU’s Frazier Hall Auditorium.

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ISU’s October Career Path Intern of the Month is senior Alan Carlson

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Alan Carlson was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of October by the ISU Career Center.

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Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 20 at ISU-Meridian

Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5-7:30 p.m.

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Idaho State University to present 31st annual Choral Invitational Concert on Oct. 15

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Music will present the 31st annual Choral Invitational Festival Concert on Oct. 15 at 7 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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13th annual reunion for retired ISU employees is Oct. 19 at Juniper Hills CC; signup due by Oct. 10

POCATELLO – The 13th Annual Reunion for the Idaho State University family of faculty and staff retirees will be Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Juniper Hills Country Club.

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Idaho Central Credit Union to sponsor ISU International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition team for the next three years

Students at Idaho State University’s College of Business will be able to compete in the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition for the next three years, thanks to a generous donation from Idaho Central Credit Union.

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ISU’s concert series ‘A Season of Note’ will feature country music singer Suzy Bogguss Oct. 27

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s 2016-17 ‘Season of Note’ concert series will feature country singer Suzy Bogguss at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

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ISU graduate Monica Tromp credits CPI program in helping land spot at Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate Monica Tromp began post-doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, located in Jena, Germany, this fall.

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Proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine creates endowment through Idaho State University Foundation for tax reimbursement incentive scholarships

MERIDIAN — The Proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) and the Idaho State University Foundation jointly announced the establishment of the ICOM Scholarship Endowment Fund today.

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Idaho State University teams up with Boise State University, NASA to assess socioeconomic impact of NASA/ISU wildfire recovery program

Researchers at Idaho State University, Boise State University and NASA are teaming up to try to determine the economic and social impacts of a wildfire recovery geographic information systems (GIS) program, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the NASA Applied Science Program.

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Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy to host book launch for faculty members Jennifer Fuller and Jessica Winston

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host a book launch for faculty members Jennifer Fuller and Jessica Winston on Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in the loft of the Portneuf Valley Brewery.

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Idaho State University and College of Western Idaho launch Bengal Bound program for CWI transfer students

NAMPA —College of Western Idaho freshmen Aaron Siler, 24, and Andrea Conejo, 18, were greeted by a wave of orange and black as they strolled through the second-floor atrium of the community college’s Academic Building on Sept. 29.

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Film showing of 'Salmon: Running the Gauntlet' is set Oct. 13 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will show a PBS film “Salmon: Running the Gauntlet” from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13.

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Bessie Katsilometes retires from Idaho State University after three decades; ISU School of Nursing Dean Miki Goodwin to serve as interim

Bessie Katsilometes, Ph.D., retired Sept. 16 from Idaho State University after 30 years of service, most recently as associate vice president of university programs at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center.

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ISU Outdoor Adventure Center yurt rentals open for the season

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) yurt rentals are open for the season.

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Free community hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center

Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings starting Oct. 11 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.

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Graduate Programs and Health Professions Fair set Oct. 5 at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Those who have considered getting a master’s or doctoral degree now have a chance to get all their questions answered and look at what opportunities are available to them at the upcoming Graduate Programs and Health Professions Fair at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University to host 55th Annual Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture Conference

POCATELLO – Foreign language teachers from across the state will travel to Idaho State University to attend the 55th Annual Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture Conference on Oct. 6 and 7 in the Pond Student Union.

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Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County health screening Oct. 13

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, Oct. 13, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.

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“7,003 Days – 21 Years in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness” topic of Sept. 29 seminar

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s biological sciences department will host a seminar on Sept. 29 titled “7,003 Days - 21 Years in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness” at 4 p.m. in Lecture Center 10 in the ISU Gale Life Sciences Building.

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Idaho State University's Stress Management Biofeedback Center helps students manage stress

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Biofeedback Center was opened last fall by the Counseling and Testing Services, and the responses this past year has been overwhelmingly positive.

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Student Global Leadership Program features leadership seminars and a 13-day European trip in May 2017

POCATELLO – The Student Global Leadership Program (SGLP) at Idaho State University is a series of leadership seminars that culminates in an opportunity for students to embark on an adventure of a lifetime – a 13-day trip to Europe.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Every day, individuals and organizations make decisions that impact their safety and well-being. Often, they are not even aware these decisions are being made.

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ISU’s disaster planning workshop for cultural institutions set Oct. 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Eli M. Oboler Library will offer a disaster planning workshop for administrators and staff on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Idaho State University opens online store for official Bengal merchandise

POCATELLO – Idaho State University has partnered with the Follett Corporation to launch an online store for official Bengal merchandise.

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ISU’s Family Weekend 2016 set Oct. 21-22; Online registration open Sept. 16 to Oct. 19

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s annual Family Weekend will take place on the weekend of Oct. 21-22. Online registration for the event will be live Sept. 16 through Oct. 19.

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ISU Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair set Sept. 28

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair is scheduled Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Atrium.

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Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium registration open; Conference is Sept. 30, pre-registration preferred by Sept. 25

POCATELLO- Registration is now open for the 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium.

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Idaho State University and College of Western Idaho to launch Bengal Bound program for CWI transfer students

Guaranteed admission to Idaho State University after successfully completing an associate degree and application-fee waivers are two benefits of Bengal Bound, a new program designed to encourage Idaho community college students to continue their education at ISU.

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Idaho State University 10th-day enrollment is 11,025, down 2.1 percent from fall 2015 10th-day enrollment; Idaho resident enrollment shows increase

POCATELLO – Idaho State University 10th-day total enrollment for fall 2016 semester is 11,025, a 2.1 percent decline from the fall semester 2015 10th-day enrollment of 11,259, but Idaho resident enrollment increased by 2.6 percent.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History joins Smithsonian magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day Live!

Idaho Museum of Natural History Joins Smithsonian magazine’s12th Annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on Sept. 24 with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Exposed, Water/Ways, and Idaho Power Centennial Exhibit

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Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researcher Kirk Hevener awarded NIH grant to study deadly bacteria

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener a $415,000 grant that may one day lead to the discovery of a new drug to battle the deadly intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile.

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Idaho State University Pinyon Jay Press to host Jessica Spring, visiting artist

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Pinyon Jay Press will host visiting artist Jessica Spring on Sept. 29. Spring has been a letterpress printer since 1989 when she learned how to set real metal type.

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Idaho State University sports science Professor Michael Meyers documents link between injuries and infill weight of artificial turf

POCATELLO – When it comes to artificial turf, there’s a simple, but firm analysis related to injuries that Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has documented: the greater the weight of the infill used with artificial turf, the fewer the injuries.

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Idaho State University holiday card contest open to students; top prize is $1,000, entry deadline is Oct. 11

POCATELLO Idaho State University undergraduate and graduate students can enter a contest to create the design for this year’s ISU holiday card.

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Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Sept. 30 in Pocatello and Meridian

The 29th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 9th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Idaho State University in two locations; Pocatello and at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center.

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I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign Raises $230,748

The 2016 annual I Love ISU campaign concluded Thursday, Sept. 15, raising $230,748.02 in pledges for scholarships for Idaho students.

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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to perform rock musical “Next to Normal”

Students at Idaho State University will combine their talents in both music and theatre for the production of “Next to Normal” on Sept. 23, 24, 29, 30 and Oct. 1 in the Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Idaho State University to hold Humanities Café celebrating diversity Sept. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold the first of four Humanities Cafés on Sept. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bridge Restaurant, 815 S. First Ave., in Pocatello.

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ISU 2016 Homecoming Kickoff Celebration set Sept.22

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Alumni Board of Directors and Alumni Association will host their annual Alumni Homecoming Kickoff event, Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kulak Crossfit, 4841 Clover Dell Road in Chubbuck.

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34th annual I Love ISU activities peak Sept. 12-15

POCATELLO – 2016 I Love ISU efforts to raise money for Idaho State University scholarships and other support will reach their peak Sept. 12-15 as teams in Pocatello will be reaching out to Gate City, Chubbuck, Blackfoot and American Falls communities.

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Idaho State University begins statewide Community Health Worker training

Idaho State University, in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, is offering training, statewide, for Community Health Workers or CHWs.

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Idaho State Civic Symphony 2016-2017 season preview and highlights

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will open its 2016-17 season with guest bassoonist John Clouser on Sept. 23 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 researcher Mark Austin seeks clues for combating depression and suicide

The facts related to suicide and its incidence in Idaho are staggering, among them, Idaho is ranked sixth in the nation in suicide rates and Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin wants to do more to understand this problem and how it relates to major depression.

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Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host a 9/11 community commemoration on Sept. 11 at Holt Arena and Cadet Field from 3 to 8 p.m.

POCATELLO – A community commemoration for the 15th anniversary recognition of 9/11 will take place at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena and Cadet Field on Sept. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m.

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Idaho State University TRiO Services receives new $1.25 million grant to better serve eighth- to 12th-grade students in southern Idaho

POCATELLO – About 500 more eighth- through 12th-grade students in southern Idaho will be served “to go to and through post-secondary education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.25-million TRiO Grant for its Educational Talent Search program.

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Informational meetings set Sept. 13-14 for ISU 2017 student European trip to Spain, Portugal

POCATELLO – Informational meetings for the Student Global Leadership Program will be held Sept. 13 and 14 for students interested in enrolling for an opportunity to travel to Spain and Portugal in May.

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Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 26 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?

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Idaho State University Homecoming week begins with the Bengal Street Party on Sept. 19

POCATELLO – To kick-off Homecoming week Idaho State University and Kind Community will host the Bengal Street Party on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in the center of the ISU campus on Sept. 19 from 5 to 10 p.m.

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Idaho Power’s Centennial Exhibit Traveling to Pocatello as Final Stop on Yearlong Tour

Idaho Power’s centennial celebration comes to a close as its traveling exhibit makes its final stop at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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Idaho State University’s “Strength in Stripes” Homecoming student activities begin Sept 19

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Student Activities Board will celebrate a variety of student Homecoming events on the theme “Strength in Stripes” Sept. 19-24, concluding with the Homecoming football game at 2:35 p.m. in the Holt Arena on Sept 24.

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Idaho State Journal's full-length documentary "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served" to premiere Sept. 10

Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Service Center is being recognized by the Idaho State Journal’s full-length documentary, "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served” that will premiere Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room

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Idaho State University biomedical research students participate in summer INBRE program, take classes in arts to help with communication

POCATELLO – Idaho State University undergraduate students participating in the National Institutes of Health funded IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program this summer had the opportunity to take immersive art classes guided by ISU faculty.

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Images from the Idaho Technical Institute, University of Idaho-Southern Branch and Idaho State College now available online at ISU Oboler Library

Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives now features three new digital collections of images from the period when ISU was the Idaho Technical Institute (1915-1927), the University of Idaho-Southern Branch (1927-1947) and Idaho State College (1927-1963).

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ISU College of Business Professional Development Week set Sept. 6 – 9

The Idaho State University College of Business is excited to announce the events of the annual Professional Development Week 2016 that are for Idaho State University students. The events are as follows:

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Phi Kappa Phi spotlights Idaho State University's Chapter and Past President Alex Bolinger through September on national website

POCTELLO – Idaho State University’s Chapter 110 of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society was recently recognized by the national Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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ISU President Arthur C. Vailas shares successes at annual State of the University address

POCATELLO – At his annual State of the University address Aug. 31, Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas said campus improvements, breakthroughs in research and increased recruitment efforts are just a few of the successes ISU has seen this year.

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Bhutan government officials visit Idaho State University and meet with political science faculty and students

POCATELLO – Five governmental officials from Bhutan visited Idaho State University this week as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.

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Kasiska family honored for decades of contributions to health care education at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The largest academic unit of Idaho State University has been named as the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences to recognize the generosity of the Kasiska Family Foundation.

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Accounting Professor Ken Merkley from Cornell University to give talk at ISU College of Business

POCATELLO – Ken Merkley, an assistant professor of accounting at Cornell University in New York, will give a talk on his research and other topics at the Idaho State University College of Business at noon Sept. 16 in the Business Administration Building Room 403.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to host "Water/Ways" exhibit Sept. 3 - Oct. 16

Pocatello, Idaho - A Smithsonian traveling exhibition on all things water in America, titled “Water/Ways,” opens Sept. 3 and runs until Oct. 16 at Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University Jensen Grand Concert Hall receives audio system, lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s state-of-the-art Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall has received Martin Audio sound system and LED lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000.

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Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 30, runs through Sept. 16

POCATELLO—The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open on August 30 in the John B. Davis Gallery, and close on Sept. 16.

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Idaho State University Department of Art creates new Digital Lab for students

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art is starting the 2016-17 school year on a good note by opening a digital studio lab for its current art students. The lab will help students receive more modern instruction and technological training in their art degrees.

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ISU Career Center Part-time Job and Internship Fair set Aug. 31

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Center will host the Part-time Job and Internship Fair on Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.

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34th Annual I Love ISU Campaign kicks off Sept. 1, ends Sept. 15 with After Hours Celebration; calling set Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls, Sept. 12-15 in Pocatello

POCATELLO – Entering its 34th year, I Love ISU will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to residents of Southeast Idaho to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls and Sept 12-15 from Pocatello.

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Pocatello Pump climbing competition/festival celebrating 35th Year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 17-18

POCATELLO – In its 35th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 17 and 18 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.

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ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors

POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.

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Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas to deliver annual State of the University Address Aug. 31 at Stephens Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will deliver the President’s Annual State of the University Address at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Joseph C. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre.

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ISU/INL’s Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Haiming Wen, working with three collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.

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Idaho State University students to capture Bengal experience in book

POCATELLO — What was it like to be a Bengal in the 1950s, 60s or 70s? How has the student experience evolved over the years? How has Idaho State University changed?

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Idaho State University hosts event on teaching difficult topics in the classroom

POCATELLO – In an era when “trigger warnings,” indications of potentially disturbing course content, are becoming routine on syllabi, how can teachers rigorously and thoughtfully address sensitive topics such as sexual violence, grief or racial discrimination in their classrooms

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Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions program helps Snake River High School students receive college credits

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions major program started in 2014, and is already making strides in the Pocatello and surrounding communities. In addition to ISU students taking classes in the program, students at Snake River High School rece

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’35 and Very Alive,’ ISU’s 35th annual CW HOG Pig Out fundraiser set Sept. 17

POCATELLO – The 35th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held Sept. 17, in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.

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David Munson selected as ISU Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO—David Munson has been named the August Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.

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ISU LEAD Center holds variety of events for New Student Orientation

POCATELLO – A presentation by Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand was among the highlights of a variety of events held and planned this week at Idaho State University as part of the New Student Orientation program.

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Idaho State University pianist performs in world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

POCATELLO – Idaho State University pianist Natalia Lauk recently returned from the Washington International Piano Festival in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to to perform in the world-renowned Kennedy Center.

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Artists reception set Sept. 6 for Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier exhibit at ISU Oboler Library

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a reception for artists Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the library’s art exhibit area.

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Idaho State University Alumni Homecoming week events planned Sept. 22-24

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2016 “Strength in Stripes” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 22-24, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:35 p.m. in Holt Arena on Sept. 24.

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ISU New Students March through the Arch Aug. 21

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Students March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Reed Gym.

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Idaho State Board of Education approves long-term lease for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center

MERIDIAN – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a 40-year lease for the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) located at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center at a regularly scheduled board meeting Aug. 11 in Pocatello.

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ISU Homecoming Parade set Sep. 24; Entry deadline is Sept. 9 to avoid late fee

Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2016 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon on Friday, Sept. 16.

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ISU Communiversity’s seventh annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 22

POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the seventh annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Old Town Pocatello.

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Idaho State University’s new Holt Arena video board almost online; American Falls High School gets old scoreboard

POCATELLO – The new, $500,000 video board donated by the Idaho Potato Commission is almost online at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena, and, due to the efforts of an enterprising student, American Falls High School will receive the dome’s old scoreboard.

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Idaho State Board of Education approves Woodworth-Ney as Idaho State University’s first executive vice president

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education approved the creation of an executive vice president and provost position at Idaho State University.

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National Institutes of Health grant helps Idaho State University Groome Neuroscience Lab study disease, train students

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher James Groome is studying mutated human proteins to help understand and fight a variety of diseases such as epilepsy, while at the same time training ISU students to become the type of scientists to carry-on this work.

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ISU professors conducting survey to gauge how fish and fishing in Greater Yellowstone ecosystem are perceived

POCATELLO – Idaho State University political science Professors Donna Lybecker and Mark McBeth want to know how anglers and the public feel about fish and fishing in the Southeast Idaho region of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

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Idaho State University political science alumna Holly Kartchner honored as an American Lawyers Alliance Teacher of the Year

POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumna and Blackfoot High School teacher Holly Kartchner was recently named “Teacher of the Year” by the American Lawyers Alliance.

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NASA funds science-based internships for high school girls at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) has generously funded a pilot intern program for young women in the Idaho Virtualization Lab (IVL), a research group within the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.

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Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 5

POCATELLO - Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2016-17 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.

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Finance VP James Fletcher taking personal leave from University

Idaho State University Vice President for Finance and Administration James A. Fletcher has taken personal leave. President Arthur C. Vailas made the announcement Monday morning to staff in the Office of Finance and Administration.

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Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton to perform concert Aug. 13

POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Steve Eaton will perform in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 on the West Patio of the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Office of Alumni Relations announces 2016 Homecoming Award Recipients and Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations are pleased to announce the 2016 Homecoming Award recipients and the Class of 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees.

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ISU’s Brian Crawford elected president of the Idaho State Dental Association

Dr. Brian Crawford, the chair of the Idaho State University Department of Dental Sciences, is the new president of the Idaho State Dental Association.

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Sweta Shah selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO—Sweta Shah has been named the July Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.

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Idaho State University’s online speech-language master’s program provides flexibility

POCATELLO – When Katie Pilant decided to pursue a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, she chose Idaho State University’s online program for its academic excellence and convenience.

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Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2016-17 season

POCATELLO – From the classic productions of “Narnia” and “Much Ado About Nothing” to the powerful rock musical “Next to Normal,” the Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance has put together a great array of performances for the 2016-2017 season.

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Idaho State University and Grand Teton National Park team up to create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are working with Grand Teton National Park and various tribes to better document about 50 Native American artifacts from the park’s David T. Vernon Collection and create digital 3-D visualizations of them.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ISU-Idaho Falls Increases Options in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ISU physics Professor Philip Cole finds niche organizing international conferences on applications of accelerators for nuclear science

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Philip Cole has found a calling and talent for organizing international conferences devoted to the applications of accelerators in nuclear science.

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American Association of University Women seeks book donations for September book sale fundraiser

POCATELLO – The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women is seeking book donations in preparation for its annual used book sale fundraiser to be held in September in the foyer of Reed Gym.

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Áine Ni Shuilleabhain to teach basic Irish language classes at ISU through Fulbright program

POCATELLO— Áine Ni Shuilleabhain, from County Kerry in Southwest Ireland, has been matched with Idaho State University through the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program and will begin her teaching this fall.

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Idaho State University switches to RAVE Guardian System for campus safety

POCATELLO – To better serve its campus community in today’s digital world, Idaho State University has removed its blue light phones and implemented the use of a smart phone app that serves as a mobile duress button and virtual safety escort.

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ISU and St. Luke’s Health Systems partner to foster research

Idaho State University’s Lynn Bohecker is passionate about research. She relishes the thrill of being on the ground floor of a breakthrough or on the front lines of scientific literature that can help the medical community improve patient care.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History is 'exposing' its collections

POCATELLO – Did you know the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University has more than 700,000 objects in its collection?

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Idaho State University names Lyle Castle Interim Dean of College of Science and Engineering

POCATELLO – Lyle Castle, who most recently has served as Idaho State University vice provost, has been appointed the interim dean for the ISU College of Science and Engineering by Laura Woodworth-Ney, vice president and provost for the ISU Office for Academic Affairs.

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Come tour NASA Mission Control: Community Day on June 16 to Highlight NASA/Idaho State University research at Craters of the Moon, features family activities

Staff from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Park Service and Idaho State University will host a community day for the public and media on June 16 in Arco and at Craters of the Moon National Monument to highlight research taking place at the park.

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Joanna Wildeman selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO—Joanna Wildeman has been nominated and awarded as the Career Path Intern of the month at Idaho State University.

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Director’s Challenge offers families free Saturday entertainment at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO — Leif Tapanila, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, has created a summer programming series beginning June 11 aimed to give families a creative avenue to learn about science and solve problems.

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Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters to hold several summer camps for students in Pocatello

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold summer camps for middle and high school students in Pocatello this summer for a variety of interests.

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ISU’s Summer Concert Series and BBQ held Thursdays on the Quad

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle

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Idaho State University physics to host particle physics workshop June 6-10 to train secondary education teachers

POCATELLO – Secondary educations teachers from throughout the western United States are gathering at Idaho State University June 6-10 to learn about particle physics so they can better teach the fundamentals science to their students.

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Idaho State University’s RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool continues to be improved: featured in NASA’s 2016 “Spinoff” annual report

POCATELLO – As wildfire season approaches in Idaho and the Intermountain West, Idaho State University and NASA researchers continue to work on and improve a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program.

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ISU-Meridian recruiting children for language learning study; participants will receive gift cards

Idaho State University-Meridian researchers will provide $100 in gift cards to children who complete a study to help determine how youngsters with language learning difficulties process and understand language.

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Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring receives $406,358 NSF grant to study judgment of personality traits and emotions

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of trait.

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First class in Idaho State University/College of Idaho PA partnership to graduate May 21

Twenty years after earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education, Katrina Merrell decided to go back to school and start a new career—a decision that led her to a master’s program in physician assistant studies.

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Idaho State University psychology Professor Joshua Swift to receive prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy

POCATELLO- Idaho State University psychology professor Joshua Swift will receive the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy this August.

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Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Liberal Arts High program showing success in first semester

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters began sending professors to high school classrooms for the Liberal Arts High program in early 2016.

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ISU AVP for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers honored as Accomplished Under 40 by Idaho Business Review

POCATELLO — Idaho State University Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers will be recognized at the 2016 Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished Under 40” honorees reception and awards dinner June 23 in Boise.

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Idaho State University Summer Theatre Program helps bring community and the university together; ‘Oliver!’ runs June 10-11, 16-18

POCATELLO – Every year, Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters showcase Southeast Idaho’s talent in their Summer Theatre productions.

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Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to host chess tournament on May 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a chess tournament on May 21 at the College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave., in Pocatello. The tournament is open to anyone at any skill level or age.

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Idaho State University graduate Juan Martinez selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award

POCATELLO – American Falls native Juan Martinez, a recent graduate from the College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico slated to begin in August.

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ISU-Meridian recognizes student excellence honorees at May 9 Commencement and confers 241 degrees

BOISE— Jennifer Gess received the 2016 Student Excellence Award at Idaho State University-Meridian’s 11th annual commencement ceremony May 9 at the Boise Centre.

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University statement in response to recent events

In response to recent allegations of a cover up and questions being raised about Idaho State University’s handling of these reports, we strongly deny these accusations. Any allegations that ISU is covering up reports regarding student safety and security are entirely false.

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ISU student Alexia Brooke DeLeon awarded $20,000 counseling fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates

POCATELLO — The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University student Alexia Brooke DeLeon, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).

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Emergency response drill to be held at University Place in Idaho Falls on May 11 at 10 a.m.

IDAHO FALLS – An emergency response exercise will be held Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Idaho State University campus in Idaho Falls at University Place. This will be in conjunction with the Idaho Falls Fire Department.

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Idaho State University students raise money for Idaho Food Bank

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology senior and Rugby Club member Nelson Wadman led the efforts to raise money for a cause he is passionate about, the Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy Program. Funds raised were more than $450.

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ISU Professor Maria Wong advocates for “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences”

POCATELLO—Maria Wong, psychology professor at Idaho State University, has been advocating for more sustained research funding for social and behavioral sciences on behalf of the American Psychology Association’s “Stand for Science: Congress Must Support All Sciences” campaign.

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Idaho State University public relations students present Serve Idaho campaign to Lt. Gov. Brad Little at State Capitol Building

POCATELLO – Idaho State University public relations students travelled to the state capitol building in Boise to present a campaign they designed that educates students on the importance of volunteering as a tool to finding a career.

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Idaho State University offers group swim lessons beginning in June, sign up begins in May

POCATELLO - Idaho State University Campus Recreation will offer four sessions of Group Learn to Swim Lessons beginning June 9.

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Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty

POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 7 in Holt Arena.

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ISU conferred 2,538 degrees and certificates at 2016 commencement on May 7

POCATELLO – A total of 2,411 graduates received 2,538 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 7 in Holt Arena.

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Sixty-one high school students to graduate with Associate of Arts degrees from Idaho State University-Meridian

POCATELLO – Sixty-one high school students from Renaissance High School in Meridian will receive their Associate of Arts degrees in general studies during Idaho State University-Meridian’s graduation on May 9.

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Academy of Idaho images now available online at ISU Oboler Library

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives at the Oboler Library now features a digital, online collection of images from the Academy of Idaho.

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Idaho State University unveils peace pole

POCATELLO — Idaho State University officials unveiled an 8-foot tall peace pole, a yearlong project spearheaded by student Alma Jam, Wednesday afternoon.

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Associated Students of ISU recognizes five individuals and one organization

POCATELLO — Associated Students of Idaho State University presented five awards to individuals who did an outstanding job this academic year.

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ISU student Mashaal Hijazi gives moving speech on racism at Idaho Falls TEDx Talk

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s American Pakistani Muslim student Mashaal Hijazi was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak on the topic of racism for an Idaho Falls TEDx Talk in April.

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ISU students Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson selected as May Career Path Interns of the Month

POCATELLO—Stephanie Greeson and KC Anderson, Idaho State University undergraduate anthropology students, have been selected as the Career Path Interns of the Month for May by the ISU Career Center.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to raise funds for Discovery Center on May 5

POCATELLO — On May 5 the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University is raising funds to help improve scientific exploration and enhance a play area as part of the Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel Discovery Center.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History to host “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats” photo exhibition

POCATELLO – A new photo exhibition opening May 28 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats,” depicts families from around the world and explores human kind’s oldest social activity: eating.

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Jared Vineyard will earn ISU's first experimental psychology Ph.D.

POCATELLO – Idaho State University student Jared Vineyard will walk across the graduation stage next week as the first Ph.D. student to graduate in experimental psychology from ISU, and the first in his family to obtain an advanced degree.

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Idaho State University graduates its first nursing Ph.D. student, Tamara Rose

POCATELLO – It’s not an overstatement to say Tamara Rose has worked hard these past three years.

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From France to Russia to becoming an Outstanding Masters Student, Amanda Poitevin went around the world then to ISU to earn degree

POCATELLO – Idaho Falls native Amanda Poitevin has been around the world. From attending a small liberal arts college in Wellesley, Mass., to studying abroad in Paris, to teaching English in Russia, some might say that she has seen or done it all.

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Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2016-2017 schedule, season tickets on sale for current season ticket holders, general public on sale June 1

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony has announced its 2016-17 concert schedule and season tickets are currently on sale for current season ticket holders. Season tickets for the general public will go on sale starting June 1.

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Paper presented by ISU College of Business students, professor wins two awards at MBAA International Conference in Chicago

POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Business students Andrew Lyman and Travis Pattengale, both graduating this spring, along with management Professor Jie McCardle returned from the MBAA International Conference in Chicago in April with two Best Paper awards.

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Idaho State University College of Business hosting a free business luncheon May 17 in Twin Falls

TWIN FALLS – The Idaho State University College of Business will host a luncheon for the Twin Falls business community on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 1 p.m. to introduce new ISU business courses that will be offered at the College of Southern Idaho.

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Idaho State University Chamber Choir to tour through Britain

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Chamber Choir will take a choir tour for 13 days through Britain performing in some of the most historical cathedrals in the world.

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ISU Department of Mechanical Engineering students presented their senior design projects for the American Society of Mechanical Engineering

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering presented their senior design projects at a meeting of the Idaho Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering.

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ISU nursing Professor Mary Nies receives University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award

POCATELLO – Mary Nies, director of nursing research at Idaho State University, will receive the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award at a ceremony this May.

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ISU College of Business MBA students take home two trophies from International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition in Anaheim

After hundreds of hours of work and two very intense days in competition in Anaheim, California, a team of Idaho State University Master of Business Administration brought home two trophies from the 52nd International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition held April 23-24.

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Alex Boye to perform at Stephens Performing Arts Center on May 3

POCATELLO – British-born American singer and actor Alex Boye will perform at Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center on May 3 at 7 p.m.

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ISU Geosciences group recounts trip to the volcanic Caribbean Island Montserrat, featuring the ‘Pompeii of the West’

Chasing giant frogs, shooing iguanas out of the road and appearing on a national radio show were all part of a nine-day Idaho State University geosciences seminar held this spring on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat, which features an active volcano.

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Youth engineering and robotics summer camps at ISU; sign-up deadline May 20

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host three different camps as part of the 2016 Summer Transportation Institute Program.

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Idaho State University to offer new 3-D animation and modeling courses

POCATELLO—Kirk Young, adjunct professor at Idaho State University, has started a new 3-D animation course at ISU, giving ISU students more chances to become digital artists.

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Pocatello Public Works partners with ISU engineering students

The City of Pocatello recently received a few good ideas from a group of Idaho State University engineering students.

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Black Rock & Sage launch party May 5

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Black Rock & Sage will host a launch party on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Bengal Café.

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Idaho State University Professor Beverly Ray attends White House Convening of Operation Educate the Educators

POCATELLO – Beverly Ray, professor of education at Idaho State University, attended the recent White House Convening of Operation Educate the Educators this month.

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Idaho State University graduates March through the Arch May 6

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Graduate Salute March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 6 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building.

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Classes Introduce Students to Parkour

Learning how to vault or do a backflip is not part of everyday homework, until now. This year Colin Mahoney introduced new parkour classes at Idaho State University.

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ISU-Meridian will confer 241 degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 9 Commencement; Educator and author Hartzell Cobbs will speak

BOISE-- Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will hold its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m., May 9, at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St.

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ISU student advertising team takes home first-place trophy from National Student Advertising District Competition

POCATELLO – Students from Idaho State University took first place in the National Student Advertising Competition for District XI in Bozeman, Montana on April 15.

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Idaho State University will confer 2,538 degrees and certificates at 2016 Commencement on May 7

POCATELLO – A total of 2,411 graduates will receive 2,538 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 7 in Holt Arena. One hundred twenty-three students will receive multiple certificates and/or degrees.

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Idaho State University Professor Alex Bolinger named Associated Students of ISU Faculty Member of the Year

POCATELLO—Alex Bollinger, professor of the Idaho State University College of Business, has been recognized as the Faculty Member of the Year by the Associated Students of ISU.

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ISU students present on April 25 about their work with Syrian and Afghanistan refugees in Macedonia

ISU Master of Public Health student Hayli Worthington and Master of Business Administration student Andrea Vicic took a trip to Macedonia to work with a Christian aid group called Agape to provide food and assistance to the stream of refugees from Syria and Afghanistan.

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Idaho State University announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympics winning teams

POCATELLO—Idaho State University Department of Physics hosted the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad on the university campus April 9.

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Idaho State University Wind Ensemble to go on tour across state

POCATELLO- The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble is currently on tour across Idaho including the College of Southern Idaho, Rocky Mountain High School and Eagle High School. They will finish the tour with a concert at ISU on April 23.

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Pocatello hosts Idaho Dietetics Conference April 21-22; ISU students honored

POCATELLO – For the first time in over a decade, the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting is being held in Pocatello on April 21 and 22 at the Red Lion Hotel.

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Idaho State University to offer archaeology field school in May

POCATELLO – This May anthropology students at Idaho State University will have the opportunity to participate at the 2016 archaeology field school, spending one month learning how to excavate, survey and record and identify artifacts.

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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to hold One-Act Competition April 22-23 for 17 High Schools

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will host 17 high schools participating in a one-act drama competition on Friday and Saturday April 22-23 in the L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Ten Idaho State University alumni honored with 2016 Professional Achievement Awards

POCATELLO – Ten Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7, in Holt Arena.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony April 29-30; Season finale features guest vocalists, Camerata Singers, ISU Concert Choir

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony season finale will feature the Camerata Singers, the ISU Concert Choir and guest vocalists performing Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125” at 7:30 p.m. April 29 and 30 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Idaho State University Outstanding Student Award winners announced

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2016 ISU Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at an awards ceremony April 27 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center and at Commencement on May 7 in Holt Arena.

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Idaho State University have opportunity to create new musical version of ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical’

Idaho State University students will have the opportunity to help create a new musical version of the “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical” during a weeklong workshop put on by actors, and artistic and music directors from Washington, Oregon, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

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Aspiring artists have opportunity to create temporary sculptures along Portneuf River

POCATELLO—Laura Ahola-Young of Idaho State University and Hannah Sanger of the City of Pocatello are encouraging ISU students and community members to take part in creating temporary art sculptures along the Portneuf River.

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Guest Professor Melanie Rutkowski to present at ISU on control of tumor progression by body’s microorganisms

POCATELLO — The Idaho State University biology sciences department has invited Melanie Rutkowski, an assistant professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, to give a presentation on the interaction between the human body's microorganisms and tumor growth.

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Idaho State students learn real-world business lesson when selling book about Garrett Freightlines

POCATELLO – To succeed in business, you’ve got to hit the curve balls thrown your way.

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AT&T Idaho universities Tech Challenge for students extends application to June 5

POCATELLO—AT&T has presented a challenge to students attending Idaho universities and the winner of the challenge will receive $10,000. The deadline for entering the challenge has been extended to June 5.

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ISU College of Business to offer in-person classes in Twin Falls fall 2016; informational events set April 25, May 4

TWIN FALLS – The Idaho State University College of Business will offer in-person courses on the College of Southern Idaho campus starting in the fall 2016 semester and will host informational sessions on April 25 and May 4 about these courses.

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Idaho State University music faculty members to appear in performances across the state

POCATELLO – Diana Livingston Friedley and Geoffrey Friedley, music professors at Idaho State University, will be soloists with the Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra and the Magic Valley Chorale this month.

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Idaho State University public relations students gain real-world experience while increasing Idaho volunteer efforts

POCATELLO – Idaho State University public relations students are teaming up with Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, to run a campaign educating students on the importance of volunteering as a tool to finding a career.

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ISU’s Veteran and Military Appreciation Week runs April 18-22

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is commemorating Veteran and Military Appreciation Week April 18-22 by featuring several events.

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Idaho State University’s Cosmetology Program and the School of Hair Styling Spring Extravaganza set April 18 at Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s Cosmetology Program and the School of Hair Styling have announced their annual Hair Show Extravaganza will be held April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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Logan Briggs named ISU April Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s undergraduate senior Logan Briggs has been named April’s Career Path Intern of the Month by the ISU Career Center.

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Charlie Daniels Band to share its hits with Pocatello April 16

POCATELLO—The Charlie Daniels Band will perform its hit songs including “The Devil Went to Georgia” and “The South’s Gonna Do It” at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center April 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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ISU faculty chamber music concert set April 20 at 7:30 p.m.

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present the last faculty chamber concert for the season featuring members of the Monarch Trio and mezzo soprano Kathleen Lane at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in Goranson Hall in the ISU Fine Arts Building.

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ISU to host Start Smart salary negotiation workshop April 19 geared towards women for negotiating pay

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the ISU Gender Resource Center will offer a Start Smart salary negotiation workshop geared towards women on April 19.

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Idaho State University students compete in concrete canoe competition

POCATELLO—Idaho State University students involved with the civil engineering department designed, built and raced a concrete canoe in the 2016 Concrete Canoe National Competition April 7 – 9.

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Idaho State University’s KidU summer camps offered in June, July

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s KidU camps designed for first- through sixth-graders will be held throughout June and July.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History offers family fun events

POCATELLO—The Idaho Museum of Natural History is providing some educational activities to go along with its new “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” exhibit.

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Ramp Riot brings extreme sports to ISU’s Holt Arena

POCATELLO — Pocatello native and X-Games gold medalist Colton Satterfield is happy to call the second annual Ramp Riot the second largest extreme sports event in the United States and it will be hosted at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena at 7 p.m. April 15-16.

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ISU College of Arts and Letters students gain real-world work experience by collaborating with local organizations

POCATELLO – Students attend college to receive an education to use in their future career, but Idaho State University Professor Karen Hartman believes that you must take your education one step further – gaining real world work experience.

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Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present “Waiting for Godot”

POCATELLO – Students at Idaho State University will venture into absurdism with the performance of Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” on April 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU 2016 Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service set April 5

POCATELLO – Idaho State University and community members are invited to attend the 2016 Mayor’s day of recognition for AmeriCorps set April 5 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Aid for Friends conference room, 214 E. Center St.

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ISU Season of Note will present “The Charlie Daniels Band” April 16 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present The Charlie Daniels Band April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Hall.

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ISU Season of Note will present “Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute” April 14 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center on April 14

POCATELLO— Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series will present Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Jensen Grand Hall.

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ISU's Denim Days set April 20 at 6 p.m., features concert by Carolina Reapers

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will sponsor Denim Days in the USA on April 20 at 6 p.m. in Frazier Hall featuring a concert by the Carolina Reapers.

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ISU Physics to host Science Olympiad set April 9

POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Science Building on the corner of 8th Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus. Spectators are welcome.

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Five Idaho State University faculty honored as 2016 Outstanding Master Teachers

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2016 Outstanding Master Teacher awards.

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Five Idaho State University faculty to receive 2016 Outstanding Public Service Awards

POCATELLO—Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2016 Outstanding Public Service awards. They will be honored at a reception held at Juniper Hills Country Club April 6 at 6 p.m.

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Four Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2016 Outstanding Researcher Awards

POCATELLO – Four Idaho State University faculty members have received the 2016 Outstanding Researcher awards and will be honored at a reception April 6 at 6 p.m. at the Juniper Hills Country Club.

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Idaho Office of the Governor, Idaho State University announce details of tuition lock pilot program for ISU students

MERIDIAN – Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and Idaho State University have announced the details of a pilot program that would ensure that base tuition rates for undergraduate Idaho students remain the same for four continuous academic years.

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ISU Economics Club Northwestern Environmental Unconference cancelled

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Economics Club has cancelled the Northwestern Environmental Unconference, A NEU TIDE, an event that had been scheduled on April 15 and 16 in Pocatello.

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Idaho State University debater Mike Chen finishes in tie for ninth place at National Debate Tournament

POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Mike Chen tied for ninth place in the Varsity division of International Parliamentary Debate Association (IPDA) Debate hosted by the University of Kentucky.

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Pop-up centenary exhibit to highlight 1916 Easter Rising

Students from the Department of History at Idaho State University will have their work covering the 100-year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland displayed in a centenary exhibit in ISU’s Pond Student Union Building on March 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Celebrate Shakespeare 400 at Idaho State University April 5

POCATELLO – In honor of Shakespeare 400, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's life (1564-1616), the Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State University is sponsoring a public lecture titled, "Editorial Re-Fashioning, Or What Have We Done to Shakespeare?"

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to offer free concert on March 30

POCATELLO – The Idaho State–Civic Symphony Association’s Youth Orchestra will perform a free concert on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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ISU Professor Emeritus James Aho publishes “Far-Right Fantasy: Sociology of American Politics and Religion and Politics”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University sociology Professor Emeritus James Aho’s latest book, “Far-Right Fantasy: A Sociology of American Religion and Politics,” has been released by the world’s largest academic publisher, Routledge.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 28th Science Trek sleep over April 22-23; sign-up deadline is March 31

POCATELLO – Third to fifth graders are invited to explore new frontiers with an overnight Science Trek adventure hosted by the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho Public Television on April 22-23.

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“What’s in Your Attic? Decoding the Past through Cultural Artifacts” presentation and workshop set April 11 at ISU Oboler Library

POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University will host a presentation and workshop with Randy Silverman at 7 p.m. April 11, based on the question, “What’s in Your Attic?”

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Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium set April 2 features more than 60 students presenting research

POCATELLO – More than 60 students from Idaho State University will have the opportunity to present their academic research at the annual Graduate School Research Day Symposium on Saturday, April 2.

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Southeast Idaho Military Ball set April 22 at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host the Southeast Idaho Military Ball on Friday, April 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.

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ISU’s 45th annual Spring Powwow set April 1-2

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University student group Native Americans United will host the 45th annual ISU Spring Powwow April 1-2 at Reed Gymnasium.

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Idaho State University history professor Zack Heern looks to help change the perspective towards the Middle East

POCATELLO – On Sept. 11, 2001, Zack Heern sat in a University of California, Los Angeles classroom astonished by the attacks on the World Trade Center. Heern was an undergraduate student of Middle East studies at the time.

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I Chose ISU, Tony Lemos, physics

POCATELLO – During his senior year in high school, Tony Lemos had the opportunity to tour the NASA Ames Research Center in California and meet face-to-face with astronauts through his involvement with the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars group

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ISU ‘Be Advised’ program helps students prepare to register; fall registration begins April 11

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign. Students are encouraged to “Declare Your Major,” prior to registering for fall classes.

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Albion State Normal School records available online at ISU Oboler Library

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collection Archives now features a collection from the Albion State Normal School.

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Idaho State University’s Donna Lybecker travels to New Zealand to speak at University of Otago

POCATELLO -- Donna Lybecker, chair of the Idaho State University Department of Political Science, recently traveled to Dunedin, New Zealand, where she spoke to students and faculty at the University of Otago about ecosystems services, the Portneuf River and policy narrative.

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Barrage 8, a special kind of multi-genre band, to perform at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Barrage 8, which plays a wide variety of music on classical instruments designed to entertain guests of all ages, looks forward to performing in Pocatello at 7:30 p.m. March 25.

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Project director of Smithsonian Institution Cheryl Washer speaks about upcoming Titanoboa exhibit

POCATELLO – During a March visit, Cheryl Washer, registrar and project director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, gave a behind-the-scenes explanation of Idaho Museum of Natural History’s new “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” exhibit, which opens March 18.

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Idaho State University dance students return from the American College Dance Association Northwest Conference

POCATELLO – Ten Idaho State University students and faculty from the Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Northwest Conference from March 9 to 12 in Laramie, Wyoming.

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Idaho State University’s Department of Political Science to host Idaho Court of Appeals member Judge David W. Gratton

POCATELLO – Idaho Court of Appeals Member Judge David W. Gratton will visit Idaho State University’s campus on March 28 and 29 to speak to Idaho State University students, area high school students and community members in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

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College of Arts & Letters New Year’s Eve Gala gives Pocatello residents a night of elegance and allows students to shine while raising $48,000

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters raised $48,000 at its third annual New Year’s Eve Gala held in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Expansion of Idaho State University Paramedic Science Program announced

Idaho Falls- The Idaho State University Paramedic Science program is expanding to Eastern Idaho.

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ISU presents country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will present country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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ISU Associate Professor Ruiling Guo recognized for outstanding dissertation

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor Ruiling Guo’s dissertation titled “Prediction of Intention to use Evidence-Based Management among Healthcare Administrators in the United States” has been recognized

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Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized as the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year” at the annual Engineering Week Banquet

POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized with the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year Award” by Idaho State University.

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ISU College of Education to Hold Future Teachers Day March 9

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Education will host a Future Teacher’s Day for prep students interested in becoming teachers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9

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Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, famous Wheel-Stander, looks forward to Chrome in the Dome

POCATELLO— Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, professional wheel-stander, and his wife, Wendy, have been traveling both nationally and internationally around the globe for 40 years.

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Grammy nominated Sheela Bringi to collaborate with Idaho State University’s Chamber Jazz Ensemble March 30

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Chamber Jazz Ensemble will collaborate with Grammy-nominated artist Sheela Bringi on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony "An Enchanted Evening-Broadway Hits and More" Set March 11

POCATELLO—“An Enchanted Evening – Broadway Hits and More” is the theme of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association’s concert and fundraiser at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on March 11.

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Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host red carpet photo event as part of Its largest fundraiser

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host a red carpet photo event in conjunction with the POPS Concert and fundraiser on Friday, March 11, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

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Idaho State University MILES researchers play key role in City of Pocatello River Vision Study

POCATELLO – By providing input and informational tools Idaho State University researchers are assisting the citizens of Pocatello to create a new vision and plans for the Portneuf River running through the city.

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Idaho State University 115th anniversary Founder’s Day Celebration set March 11; community is invited to free barbecue, history tour

POCATELLO – In celebration of Idaho State University’s 115th anniversary, a Founder’s Day Celebration will be held on Friday, March 11, at noon on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.

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Chrome in the Dome celebrates 10-year anniversary in style; features world-renowned automotive painter Charley Hutton, drag racer Ed Jones

POCATELLO—This year marks the 10-year anniversary for the Chrome in the Dome car show put on by the Idaho State University College of Technology March 18 from 2 to 9 p.m. and March 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Holt Arena.

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Largest snake in history to open at Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO — Slithering in at 48 feet long and weighing an estimated 1.5 tons, a realistic replica of Titanoboa, the world’s largest snake, will open at the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University March 19.

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Idaho State University College of Business offers new Master of Science in Health Informatics

POCATELLO — The Idaho State University College of Business is proud to announce a new Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) graduate program offered on the Pocatello and Meridian campuses in fall of 2016.

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Idaho State Civic Symphony Presents “An Enchanted Evening: Broadway Hits and More” March 11

POCATELLO—Idaho State Civic Symphony joins with dynamic vocal duo, Sarah Lawrence and Calland Metts, in the Pops concert and raffle event March 11 in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Intrepid Idaho State University doctoral student Ariana Tart-Zelvin aims to change a state of mind

POCATELLO—Idaho State University psychology doctoral student Ariana Tart-Zelvin has completed a dissertation study to better understand what brain areas are active when healthy adults use a cognitive strategy on a working memory task.

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ISU’s 2016 Early Registration Event set April 5-8

POCATELLO– Idaho State University’s incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to participate in the 2016 early registration events scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5-8 in the Pond Student Union.

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Idaho State University Professor Xu passes on her Women in Life Sciences Award

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu was honored with a Women in Life Sciences Award in 2014 and received a Suffrage Science Heirloom.

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Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering annual meeting, Intermountain Conference on the Environment set March 31-April 2 at ISU

POCATELLO- The 58th Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering Annual Meeting and Symposium will meet jointly with the 16th Intermountain Conference on the Environment March 31-April 2 at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.

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Families with fighting siblings ages 4-11 sought for Idaho State University Psychology Clinic study

POCATELLO – Families with two or more children ages 4-11 who physically fight on a regular basis are sought for the Sibling Aggression Project clinical study being conducted by the Idaho State University Psychology Clinic.

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Spring into Nutrition at ISU with a Health and Wellness Fair by Phi Upsilon Omicron Set March 12

POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron will host a free health and wellness fair titled, “Spring into Nutrition,” on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Alumnus Rick Carron contributes to Idaho Virtualization Lab at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University

POCATELLO — Idaho State University alumnus Rick Carron is helping to make it possible for today’s ISU students to gain experience in a unique and specific field at the Idaho Virtualization Laboratory at the Idaho Museum of Natural History.

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Idaho State University mission statement and core themes receive State Board approval

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s revised mission statement and core themes received approval by Idaho’s State Board of Education (SBOE) at the Feb. 18 board meeting held in Boise.

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Adjunct Music Faculty Recital Set Oct. 22

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Bookstore Offers Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day Nov. 3

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