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November 1, 2018

Proposed Faculty Senate Constitution Approved By ISU Faculty and President

Idaho State University’s faculty and President Kevin Satterlee have approved a new proposed Faculty Senate Constitution, the document that outlines the faculty’s role in shared governance at the University.

November 1, 2018

Idaho State announces interim vice president for research

POCATELLO—Idaho State University announced today that Scott Snyder, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will serve as the interim vice president for research after Neels Van der Schyf retires at the end of the year. Snyder will continue in his capacity as dean during and after this interim appointment.

News Bites

October 26, 2018

Idaho State University debaters win second place at Portland tournament

PORTLAND, OREGON – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society continued its season’s success of capturing top honors recently at the Hunt Classic Invitational Debate Tournament in Portland. 

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November 2, 2018

Local businesses partner with Idaho Museum of Natural History for a treasure hunt

POCATELLO – Using clues like “Bid Online & Live,” “Big or Small, We Tow Them All” and “Where ISU Starts its Day,” everyone is invited to join in a community Treasure Hunt to locate 10 natural history exhibits displayed in local businesses throughout Pocatello and Chubbuck.  

November 2, 2018

ISU sophomore Sierra Hart named CPI of the Month for work with Idaho Department of Fish and Game

POCATELLO – Sierra Hart, a sophomore Idaho State University biology and ecology major, has been named the November ISU Career Path Intern of Month by the ISU Career Center for her work with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

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October 30, 2018

Idaho State University math department hosts competition that attracts ISU, prep teams

POCATELLO – The team of Idaho State University math students comprised of Caleb Monoran, Alex Gose-Eells and Rosetta Roberts earned an Outstanding Award at the SIMIODE SCUDEM III 2018 Modeling Challenge hosted by the ISU Department of Mathematics and Statistics on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Department of Media, Communication and Persuasion to Host Workshops

ISU United Way Chili, Chocolate and Soup Cookoffs!


October 26, 2018

ISU Theatre to present “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”

POCATELLO -- Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse,” a family-friendly children’s theatre production on Nov. 2, 3, 9 and 10 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

October 26, 2018

Idaho State University to host Metropolitan Opera Auditions on Nov. 3

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is delighted to announce the 2018 Idaho/Montana District, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions will be held Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

October 25, 2018

ISU’s TRIO to host First-Generation Celebration Week Nov. 5-8

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s TRIO Access and Opportunity Programs will host First-Generation Celebration Week Nov. 5-8  to celebrate first-generation faculty, staff and students. 

October 24, 2018

48th annual ISU Women’s Club Holiday Fair is Nov. 9 and 10

POCATELLO – The 48th annual Idaho State University Women’s Club Holiday Fair will be held Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.

October 26, 2018

Visiting Writer David Wancyzk to visit Pocatello on Nov. 7

POCATELLO — On Wednesday, Nov. 7, Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host visiting writer David Wanczyk, author of “Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind.”

November 1, 2018

Muggle Magic back at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

POCATELLO – The public is invited to the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University annual Muggle Magic Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All Invited to Sports Science Research Symposium Nov. 30

Faculty/Staff Updates

Jonathan Fardy Publishes Essay

Kellee J. Kirkpatrick named Public Policy Chair for the Midwest Political Science Association

October 24, 2018

Idaho State University Associate Professor Karen Hartman publishes research in International Journal of Sport Communication

POCATELLO – If you’re in a crisis, it is best to tell the media your problem before journalists find out. That’s what Prof. Karen Hartman and her co-author, Travis Bell (University of South Florida), found in their research published in the latest volume of the International Journal of Sport Communication.

Char Byington and Colleagues Awarded “Outstanding Abstract” at National Nutrition Conference

October 25, 2018

Accounting Professor Bob Picard named TIAA Difference Maker

POCATELLO – Idaho State University accounting Professor Bob Picard was recently named a TIAA Difference Maker 100 Honoree for his work with area nonprofit organizations including serving as the corporate treasurer and a board member of Health West, Inc., a community health center consisting of nine health clinics serving Southeast Idaho.

Laura Ahola-Young's Work Featured in Juried Exhibition

November 13, 2018

Education Professor Receives Recertification for National Board Certified Teacher

English professor Brian Attebery gives keynote address at international conference

Psychology professor featured in American Psychological Association educational video


Employment Opportunities