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Outdoor Writers of American has opportunities for students

December 23, 2020

Outdoor Writers Association of American is expanding its youth outreach program by offering monetary awards and publishing recognition for essays and photos related to the outdoors. These contests are open to high school and college students.

Gabe Bargen

Dr. Gabriel Bargen named new Interim Executive Director at ISU-Meridian

December 21, 2020

Idaho State Ships Freezers Statewide for Covid Vaccine Storage

December 21, 2020

Second Freezer to be Delivered to Idaho Panhandle

New lab machine

ISU’s Structural Laboratory gets a significant upgrade, adds new visualization capability    

December 21, 2020

POCATELLO – The Structural Laboratory (SLAB) within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Idaho State University received approximately $250,000 in upgrades and new equipment this year, including a new Visualization Laboratory.

Staff Development Awards Available

December 21, 2020

Idaho State launches mandatory COVID-19 screening program

December 21, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will implement a mandatory COVID-19 screening program at the start of the spring semester for all students, faculty, and staff with a physical on-campus presence. The COVID-19 screening involves a non-invasive, saliva-based sample. The sample will be self collected as part of the screening process. 

Local Vickers Family establishes a scholarship endowment at the ISU College of Business

December 21, 2020

POCATELLO – Most anyone from Pocatello or the surrounding area is familiar with Vickers Western Store on Yellowstone Avenue, or on North Holmes Avenue in Idaho Falls. Bill Vickers, an Idaho State University College of Business alumni, opened the Pocatello store in 1976 and it remains a vital part of the business community.

ISU biology professor Bruce Finney helps discover variation in ancient native Alaskan diet

December 18, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Biological sciences and Geosciences Professor Bruce Finney contributed to a new research paper titled “Ancient Beringian paleodiets revealed through multiproxy stable isotope analysis,” which found that about 11,500 years ago native Alaskans had a diet that featured both land animals and salmon.

INL, partner offering virtual workshop series on Fission Battery Initiative to CAES faculty

December 16, 2020

Idaho National Laboratory and the National University Consortium are organizing a virtual workshop series focused on topics related to the Fission Battery Initiative.

Gala Poster

Idaho State to host virtual New Year’s Eve Gala scholarship fundraiser

December 15, 2020

POCATELLO – Supporters of the arts can help raise money for Idaho State University student scholarships from the comfort of their homes this year.