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

November 29, 2016

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.

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

November 29, 2016

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.

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

November 22, 2016

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.

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

November 22, 2016

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.

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

November 21, 2016

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

Dead Week Relief set Dec. 5-8

November 18, 2016

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.

Fast Into the Night book cover photo

2016 National Outdoor Book Award winners announced by Idaho State University

November 18, 2016

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

Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters announces remaining November events

November 17, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will present five concerts and six art exhibits through the remainder of November. More information on the events can be found at isu.edu/cal or by contacting Melissa Lee at bohnmeli@isu.edu or 282-1404.

A photo of winning holiday card painting: Bengal tiger in foreground looking at a burning candle.

Idaho State University announces Dylan Childress as 2016 Holiday Greeting Card Contest winner, Justin Anderson runner-up

November 16, 2016

POCATELLO — Dylan Childress, a senior majoring in art at Idaho State University, won a $1,000 prize for his winning holiday card design that will appear on the front of ISU’s official 2016 holiday greeting card.

Muggle Magic poster.

Muggle Magic, a family event, set Nov. 19 at Idaho Museum of Natural History

November 15, 2016

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University is hosting its annual Muggle Magic event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 19.