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Dr. Nell Flanders

Idaho State University Welcomes New Civic Symphony Conductor

April 19, 2022

After a season of programming that featured guests and faculty conductors, Idaho State University is proud to welcome Nell Flanders to serve as Artistic Director and Conductor for the Idaho State-Civic Symphony and ISU Chamber Orchestra. Flanders will also teach in various classroom and applied lesson settings for the College of Arts and Letters.

Bruce Loebs

Idaho State University Mourns the Passing of Bruce Loebs

April 13, 2022

Bruce Loebs, Professor of Rhetoric and American Public Address, and longtime Chair of the Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion, died on Saturday April 9. 

Joseph Tyler and Jordan Reynolds

Rupp Debate Places Second at National Tournament

April 12, 2022

Idaho State debater Joseph Tyler argued 14 rounds of debate last weekend delivering a 12-2 win-loss record to seize silver in the final round in the varsity division of the International Parliamentary Debate Association’s 25th National Championship Tournament.

The ISU choir on stage at the Jensen Grand Concert Hall singing

School of the Performing Arts to Present the ISU Choirs Spring Concert on April 16

April 5, 2022

The ISU Choirs Spring Concert will be presented on Saturday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful acoustics of Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

William L. King

Influential Philosophy Professor to be Recognized with Legacy Endowment

March 28, 2022

Idaho State University Professor of Philosophy Dr. William L. King, who was largely responsible for the very existence of the philosophy program at ISU, has been recognized by the University and the community with a legacy endowment in his name.

Sarah Robey

History Professor Dr. Sarah Robey Publishes Book; to Give Public Talk

March 21, 2022

Dr. Sarah Robey, Assistant Professor of History at Idaho State University, recently published her book with Cornell University Press.

Cast from the Cherry Orchard

ISU School of Performing Arts to Present: "The Cherry Orchard"

March 17, 2022

Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present “The Cherry Orchard” on April 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. 

Idaho State University’s INCLUDE Program Receives Grant to Aid Local Rural High Schools

March 14, 2022

Master of Arts in History Program Ranked #4 by Online Master's Degrees

March 10, 2022

History Department to Host Speaker Series, "Across Borders"

February 10, 2022