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Pop-up centenary exhibit to highlight 1916 Easter Rising
Students from the Department of History at Idaho State University will have their work covering the 100-year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland displayed in a centenary exhibit in ISU’s Pond Student Union Building on March 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Celebrate Shakespeare 400 at Idaho State University April 5
POCATELLO – In honor of Shakespeare 400, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's life (1564-1616), the Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State University is sponsoring a public lecture titled, "Editorial Re-Fashioning, Or What Have We Done to Shakespeare?"
Idaho State-Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to offer free concert on March 30
POCATELLO – The Idaho State–Civic Symphony Association’s Youth Orchestra will perform a free concert on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Professor Emeritus James Aho publishes “Far-Right Fantasy: Sociology of American Politics and Religion and Politics”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University sociology Professor Emeritus James Aho’s latest book, “Far-Right Fantasy: A Sociology of American Religion and Politics,” has been released by the world’s largest academic publisher, Routledge.
Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 28th Science Trek sleep over April 22-23; sign-up deadline is March 31
POCATELLO – Third to fifth graders are invited to explore new frontiers with an overnight Science Trek adventure hosted by the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho Public Television on April 22-23.
“What’s in Your Attic? Decoding the Past through Cultural Artifacts” presentation and workshop set April 11 at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University will host a presentation and workshop with Randy Silverman at 7 p.m. April 11, based on the question, “What’s in Your Attic?”
Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium set April 2 features more than 60 students presenting research
POCATELLO – More than 60 students from Idaho State University will have the opportunity to present their academic research at the annual Graduate School Research Day Symposium on Saturday, April 2.
Southeast Idaho Military Ball set April 22 at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Services Center will host the Southeast Idaho Military Ball on Friday, April 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. at ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU’s 45th annual Spring Powwow set April 1-2
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University student group Native Americans United will host the 45th annual ISU Spring Powwow April 1-2 at Reed Gymnasium.
Idaho State University history professor Zack Heern looks to help change the perspective towards the Middle East
POCATELLO – On Sept. 11, 2001, Zack Heern sat in a University of California, Los Angeles classroom astonished by the attacks on the World Trade Center. Heern was an undergraduate student of Middle East studies at the time.
I Chose ISU, Tony Lemos, physics
POCATELLO – During his senior year in high school, Tony Lemos had the opportunity to tour the NASA Ames Research Center in California and meet face-to-face with astronauts through his involvement with the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars group
ISU ‘Be Advised’ program helps students prepare to register; fall registration begins April 11
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign. Students are encouraged to “Declare Your Major,” prior to registering for fall classes.
Albion State Normal School records available online at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Special Collection Archives now features a collection from the Albion State Normal School.
Idaho State University’s Donna Lybecker travels to New Zealand to speak at University of Otago
POCATELLO -- Donna Lybecker, chair of the Idaho State University Department of Political Science, recently traveled to Dunedin, New Zealand, where she spoke to students and faculty at the University of Otago about ecosystems services, the Portneuf River and policy narrative.
Barrage 8, a special kind of multi-genre band, to perform at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Barrage 8, which plays a wide variety of music on classical instruments designed to entertain guests of all ages, looks forward to performing in Pocatello at 7:30 p.m. March 25.
Project director of Smithsonian Institution Cheryl Washer speaks about upcoming Titanoboa exhibit
POCATELLO – During a March visit, Cheryl Washer, registrar and project director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, gave a behind-the-scenes explanation of Idaho Museum of Natural History’s new “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” exhibit, which opens March 18.
Idaho State University dance students return from the American College Dance Association Northwest Conference
POCATELLO – Ten Idaho State University students and faculty from the Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Northwest Conference from March 9 to 12 in Laramie, Wyoming.
Idaho State University’s Department of Political Science to host Idaho Court of Appeals member Judge David W. Gratton
POCATELLO – Idaho Court of Appeals Member Judge David W. Gratton will visit Idaho State University’s campus on March 28 and 29 to speak to Idaho State University students, area high school students and community members in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.
College of Arts & Letters New Year’s Eve Gala gives Pocatello residents a night of elegance and allows students to shine while raising $48,000
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters raised $48,000 at its third annual New Year’s Eve Gala held in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Expansion of Idaho State University Paramedic Science Program announced
Idaho Falls- The Idaho State University Paramedic Science program is expanding to Eastern Idaho.
ISU presents country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at the Stephens Performing Arts Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will present country singer Dustin Lynch April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
ISU Associate Professor Ruiling Guo recognized for outstanding dissertation
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor Ruiling Guo’s dissertation titled “Prediction of Intention to use Evidence-Based Management among Healthcare Administrators in the United States” has been recognized
Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized as the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year” at the annual Engineering Week Banquet
POCATELLO – Idaho State University alumnus Michael B. Calley has been recognized with the “Outstanding Engineer of the Year Award” by Idaho State University.
ISU College of Education to Hold Future Teachers Day March 9
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Education will host a Future Teacher’s Day for prep students interested in becoming teachers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9
Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, famous Wheel-Stander, looks forward to Chrome in the Dome
POCATELLO— Ed “The Outlaw” Jones, professional wheel-stander, and his wife, Wendy, have been traveling both nationally and internationally around the globe for 40 years.