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English Professor Alan Johnson publishes novel "Family Plot"

January 31, 2020

Idaho State University English Professor Alan Johnson has published the mystery novel "Family Plot" that is set India.

ISU Rupp Debate Squad places at tournaments in Utah, Seattle

January 30, 2020

POCATELLO – This month the Idaho State University Rupp Debate Squad took first and second place in the open division of International Parliamentary Debate hosted by Seattle University and tied for second place at the Great Salt Lake International/UTEP IE Classic held at the University of Utah.

Writer Stephen Tuttle to give reading at Idaho State University  

January 24, 2020

POCATELLO –The Idaho State University Department of Creative Writing will host fiction writer Stephen Tuttle who will give a reading and take questions at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Pond Student Union Bengal Café.

Idaho State art department to host Art à la Carte fundraiser Feb. 27

January 22, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art will hold its seventh annual Art à la Carte silent auction and chili fundraiser event on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Psychology Associate Professor Xu featured in national NPR story/podcast on quitting smoking

January 17, 2020

Idaho State University faculty member Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu, associate professor of psychology, is featured in a January National Public Radio feature and an Apple podcast “How to Quit Smoking with Help from Science.”

ISU School of Performing Arts presents 33rd annual Jazz Fest, featuring the Dawn Clement Jazz Quintet

January 14, 2020

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts will present the 33rd annual ISU Jazz Fest on Friday and Saturday Feb. 7-8 at Portneuf Valley Brewing Company and Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Parker Pratt named January ISU Career Path Intern of Month

January 9, 2020

POCATELLO – Parker Pratt, a senior pursuing a degree in music through Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts, has been honored as the January ISU Career Path Intern of the Month.

Clarinetist and vocalist perform in ISU Alumni Scholarship Concert

January 9, 2020

POCATELLO – Two 2010 Idaho State University alumni, clarinetist Kimberly Fullerton and coloratura soprano Rachel Sparrow, will be featured in a scholarship benefit concert Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Recital Hall, in the ISU Fine Arts Building.

ISU featured in viral story about a 106-year-old cold case

January 2, 2020

POCATELLO – ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, New York Times, Fox, USA Today, Telemundo, BBC, CBC…

ISU debate team speakers close out Washington tournament, reach semi-finals in Oregon

December 6, 2019

SEATTLE –  Three Idaho State University debate entries closed out another tournament, taking first-, second- and third-place honors in a Climb the Mountain online debate tournament.