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Choirs from Around the World to Perform at Idaho State University

June 29, 2023

The 2023 Idaho International Choral Festival will once again feature choirs from around the world on the ISU campus July 12-16.  

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Idaho International Choral Festival Choir Highlight: The Tiantai Temple Buddhism Conservatory Dawn Choir from Madagascar

June 26, 2023

The Idaho International Choral Festival hosts choirs from around the world, to share the culture and community of music. Joining the festival this year is the Tiantai Temple Buddhism Conservatory Dawn Choir, a 60-voice chorus which is the first monk choir in Buddhist history.

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Idaho State’s STRIPES Instructor Scholarship Program Celebrates First Graduate

June 15, 2023

Jaxon Jensen, a teacher at American Falls High School, is the first graduate of an innovative program aimed at providing high school teachers with the necessary credentials to teach dual credit courses to their students while earning their master’s degree. 

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ISU Empowers Students with Travel Funds for Research and Presentations

June 5, 2023

Idaho State Historical Society Recognizes Local ISU Champions of Idaho's History

May 30, 2023

History Adjunct Instructors Recognized by Idaho State Historical Society

May 25, 2023

Two adjunct faculty, Dr. Hope Benedict and Ronald James, will receive the 2023 Esto Perpetua Award from the Idaho State Historical Society at an awards banquet June 5. 

Annual Philosophy Scholarship Recipients Announced

May 22, 2023

ISU Graduate Students Host After-School Anthropology Event

May 15, 2023

On April 28 the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University hosted After School at the Museum, a program presented by the Department of Anthropology to engage elementary and middle-school learners in the four fields of anthropology: archaeology, biological, cultural, and linguistics.

ISU Alumna Mal Layne Takes Home 4th Place in International Trombone Competition

May 8, 2023

Idaho State University alumna Mal Layne recently competed against hundreds of individuals in the Michel Becquet International Trombone Competition in Luxembourg. Layne, the only American to make it to the semi-finals, took 4th place in the world. 

College of Arts and Letters Announces New Associate Dean

May 4, 2023