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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.

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

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).

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.