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Idaho State University Associate Professor Karen Hartman publishes research in International Journal of Sport Communication

October 24, 2018

POCATELLO – If you’re in a crisis, it is best to tell the media your problem before journalists find out. That’s what Prof. Karen Hartman and her co-author, Travis Bell (University of South Florida), found in their research published in the latest volume of the International Journal of Sport Communication.

“Artists in Wonderland” theme for ISU’s annual New Year’s Eve Gala

October 22, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters announced that “Artists in Wonderland” is the theme for the sixth annual New Year’s Eve Gala on Dec. 31.

African roots of jazz topic of Oct. 24 ISU Humanities Café at Portneuf Valley Brewery

October 18, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of History will present the Humanities Café “The African Roots of Jazz Music” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Portneuf Valley Brewery in Pocatello.

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present annual Halloween Family Concert VIDEO GAMES FAVORITES! on Oct. 27

October 15, 2018

POCATELLO -- The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will bring video games favorites to life during its annual Halloween Family Concert on Oct. 27 in the Idaho State University L. E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

ISU Professor Naomi Velasquez named Idaho Art Educator of the Year

October 11, 2018

POCATELLO – Naomi Velasquez, Idaho State University Department of Art professor and chair, has been named the 2018-19 Idaho Art Educator of the Year and the Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Idaho Art Education Association.

Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society performs well at Twin Falls debate tournament

October 5, 2018

TWIN FALLS – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society placed first and third in two Individual event categories and narrowly missed the final bracket in debate at the College of Southern Idaho recently.  

ISU new faculty writers to present creative works on Oct. 18

October 2, 2018

POCATELLO —Idaho State University’s new faculty writers, Mari Christmas and J. Reuben Appelman, will read from their creative works on Oct. 18 in a Welcome-to-ISU Reading hosted by ISU’s Department of English and Philosophy.

ISU Theatre and Dance to present romantic comedy “First Date” Oct. 19-20 in Hailey, sponsored by Bill and Linda Potter

October 2, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner’s romantic comedy “First Date” in Hailey on Oct. 19 and 20 at The Community Campus.

ISU Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 10 to host Fall Scholarly Lecture by Donna Lybecker on Sustainability on Oct. 17

October 1, 2018

POCATELLO – “Are people willing to pay or willing to do? Sustainability in Ireland and the United States” is the topic of the Idaho State University Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 110 Fall Scholarly Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 17.

ISU Bengal debaters win online tournament

September 25, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society team delivered another first-place win Sept. 23 in competition at the Northwest Parliamentary Roundup Debate Tournament.