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The ISU students participating in the auditions.

ISU to host Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions on Nov. 9

October 29, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host the 2019 Idaho/Montana District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

 People dancing at a College of Arts and Letters New Year's Eve gala in the Stephens Center

ISU to host annual New Year’s Eve Gala with “Mystery, Moonlight and Murder” theme

October 24, 2019

POCATELLO – Join the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters at Pocatello’s most spectacular New Year’s celebration on Dec. 31.

Pinyon Jay Press open house Set Nov. 7

October 22, 2019

POCATELLO – Learn about Idaho State University’s Pinyon Jay Press at an open house on Thursday, Nov. 7, 3 to 5 p.m. in the ISU Kegel Liberal Arts Building Room 139.

Debate team at Lewis and Clark

ISU debaters win first place at Lewis Clark

October 17, 2019

PORTLAND, Oregon – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Squad continues its season’s success of capturing top honors recently at the Hunt Classic Invitational Debate Tournament in Portland.  Bengal Debaters delivered first and third place in Open British Parliamentary Debate.

ISU Jazz to present fall concert at Portneuf Valley Brewing

October 17, 2019

POCATELLO—The Idaho State University jazz program will present a special Halloween fall concert featuring the big band, the chamber jazz ensemble and a combo at Portneuf Valley Brewing on Oct. 31.

Monarch Trio

The Monarch Trio with guest artist Andrew Todd to perform at Stephens Performing Arts Center Oct. 19 

October 11, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts presents the Monarch Trio and Guest Pianist: Andrew Todd on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

ISU Department of English and Philosophy to present lecture on fantasy and fear

October 9, 2019

POCATELLO – “Timor Mortis Conturbat Me: Fantasy and Fear,” a lecture by English Professor Brian Attebery, will be hosted by the Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in Kegel Liberal Arts Building Room 256 on the ISU campus.

Symphony performing

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to Present “Stories of the Silver Screen” Oct. 25, Halloween Family Concert Oct. 26 

October 7, 2019

POCATELLO – On Oct. 25 and 26 the Idaho State-Civic Symphony will continue its 2019-2020 Storied Season by performing two concerts featuring music from some of the most popular films of all time – accompanied by clips of the movies projected on a gigantic silver screen.

Stephen Aifegha receiving scholarship on stage.

ISU art student Stephen Aifegha receives scholarship from JRM Foundation

October 4, 2019

POCATELLO – At its annual Hometown Hero Award Celebration last month, the JRM Foundation awarded Idaho State University art and communications student Stephen Aifegha with a $3,000 scholarship.

Impeachment panel discussion set Oct. 8 at ISU

October 3, 2019

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