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Professor Speers holding a mammoth bone.

ISU researchers look for evidence linking Clovis people with megafauna 13,000 years ago on the Snake River Plain

November 26, 2019

POCATELLO – About 13,000 years ago on the banks of the Pleistocene American Falls Lake on the Snake River Plain near Pocatello, large “megafauna” mammals now extinct – such as mammoths, mastodons, camels, short-faced bears, dire wolves and saber-toothed tigers – lived alongside the Clovis people.

School of Performing Arts to present 2019-2020 Portneuf Chamber Concert Series

November 19, 2019

POCATELLO – On Dec. 13 and April 3 at 7:30 p.m., the Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the 2019-2020 Portneuf Chamber Concert Series.

Joy to World concert scene from a previous year; singers behind orchestra on stage

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present Joy to the World: The Stories of Christmas on Dec. 6-7

November 19, 2019

Concert also features the Camerata Singers, ISU Choirs

Winners and judges of MET Opera auditions.

ISU School of Performing Arts announces Metropolitan Opera audition winners 

November 15, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Montana/Idaho District Auditions (Met Opera Auditions).

Poster about Clark County John Doe being found

Clark County John Doe discovered in 1979 identified by ISU, UNH and DNA DOE Project researchers

November 13, 2019

POCATELLO – The DNA Doe Project, with help from Idaho State University  anthropologist Samantha Blatt and former ISU faculty Amy Michael, has made a tentative positive identification of Clark County, Idaho/Buffalo Cave John Doe, whose remains were originally found in 1979.

‘Do Wealthy Nations have an Obligation to Admit Immigrants?’ is topic of Nov. 19 debate

November 12, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Rupp Debate Society, together with the ISU philosophy program, will explore the question: “Do Wealthy Nations have an Obligation to Admit Immigrants?” during a panel discussion at 6 p.m. Nov. 19.

ISU School of Performing Arts presents Bands Concert Nov. 13

November 8, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts presents the ISU Bands Concert, featuring the ISU Wind Ensemble and Civic Concert Band, on Wednesday, Nov.13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform annual Fall Concert on Nov. 14

November 5, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Amy Boese, will perform its annual fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center. 

'What the Wut?!' Brexit discussion set for Nov. 6 in Pocatello  

November 5, 2019

The Idaho State University Political Science Club and the ISU Department of Political Science invites students, faculty, staff, and the community to attend a non-partisan panel discussion on the topic of Brexit on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

Writer to give reading at ISU about fly fishing and public lands

October 30, 2019

POCATELLO – Brigham Young University-Idaho faculty member Quinn Grover will read from his book “Wilderness of Hope: Fly Fishing and Public Lands in the American West” at Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy on Nov. 7.