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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Idaho State University supporters Park and Sharon Price donate to newly established endowment for the humanities

September 25, 2018

POCATELLO – Longtime Idaho State University donors and supporters Park and Sharon Price, have established a planned gift to the College of Arts and Letters’ Endowment for the Humanities.

ISU researchers seek adults 60 and older for research studies

September 21, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Laboratory of Aging Science and Health has multiple active studies currently and is seeking adults 60 years and older to participate in them.

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ISU to host service learning forum on Sept. 27

September 20, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a forum on service learning across disciplines on Sept. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Pond Student Union Wood and Little Wood River Rooms.

Researchers from ISU's Communication, Media, & Persuasion

ISU faculty publish research on how to use narrative when navigating a crisis

September 20, 2018