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Idaho State University emerita professor Susan Swetnam publishes eighth book about Christmas traditions

POCATELLO – Christmas is coming, but retired English Professor Susan Swetnam wants people to slow down and embrace Advent, the season that has preceded Christmas in Christian churches from the sixth century through today. For this reason, she recently published her eighth book, “A Season of Little Sacraments, Christmas Commotion/Advent Grace” with Liturgical Press of Collegeville, Minnesota.

November 29, 2016

Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Dec. 8

Free flu shots, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Dec. 8, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian.

November 29, 2016

Idaho State University Choirs to perform holiday music concert on Dec. 2

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Choirs will present a concert of holiday music on Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church on Seventh Avenue South and Lewis Street.

November 29, 2016

Night of Drums set Dec. 3 at Pond Student Union Ballroom

POCATELLO – Night of Drums will feature three different groups drumming and dancing at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.

November 22, 2016

ISU’s Season of Note to present Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas, starring Michelle Berting Brett, on Dec. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s 2016-17 ‘Season of Note’ concert series will feature Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas starring Michelle Berting Brett at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

By Scarlett Smith | November 22, 2016

ISU switching to new math placement test; Beginning Nov. 30 ALEKS replaces Compass Placement Exam

POCATELLO – Beginning Nov. 30, Idaho State University will use the Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) placement exam as its newest and primary assessment tool for placing students into mathematics classes.

November 22, 2016

Idaho State University Student Activities Board to host “Christmas Around the World” on Dec. 3

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Student Activities Board will host “Christmas Around the World” on Saturday, Dec. 3.

By Kirsten Cooper | November 21, 2016

Dead Week Relief set Dec. 5-8

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Union Program Council and Student Activities Board will host Dead Week Relief events Dec. 5-8 in the Student Union Quad Lounge.

By Scarlett Smith | November 18, 2016

2016 National Outdoor Book Award winners announced by Idaho State University

NOTE: Color scans (print quality), complete reviews, and other supplementary art work may be downloaded from: http://www.noba-web.org/bookrel16.htm

November 18, 2016

Jennifer Hackwith new coordinator of accelerated nursing program

POCATELLO – Jennifer Hackwith is the new coordinator of Idaho State University’s accelerated nursing program, which allows students to earn a second bachelor’s degree in an intensive 12-month program.

November 17, 2016