News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Accounting Professor Ken Merkley from Cornell University to give talk at ISU College of Business
POCATELLO – Ken Merkley, an assistant professor of accounting at Cornell University in New York, will give a talk on his research and other topics at the Idaho State University College of Business at noon Sept. 16 in the Business Administration Building Room 403.
Idaho Museum of Natural History to host "Water/Ways" exhibit Sept. 3 - Oct. 16
Pocatello, Idaho - A Smithsonian traveling exhibition on all things water in America, titled “Water/Ways,” opens Sept. 3 and runs until Oct. 16 at Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University Jensen Grand Concert Hall receives audio system, lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s state-of-the-art Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall has received Martin Audio sound system and LED lighting upgrades to the tune of more than $500,000.
Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 30, runs through Sept. 16
POCATELLO—The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open on August 30 in the John B. Davis Gallery, and close on Sept. 16.
Idaho State University Department of Art creates new Digital Lab for students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Art is starting the 2016-17 school year on a good note by opening a digital studio lab for its current art students. The lab will help students receive more modern instruction and technological training in their art degrees.
ISU Career Center Part-time Job and Internship Fair set Aug. 31
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Center will host the Part-time Job and Internship Fair on Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.
34th Annual I Love ISU Campaign kicks off Sept. 1, ends Sept. 15 with After Hours Celebration; calling set Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls, Sept. 12-15 in Pocatello
POCATELLO – Entering its 34th year, I Love ISU will feature teams of community members and Idaho State University faculty and staff making calls to residents of Southeast Idaho to raise ISU scholarship funds Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls and Sept 12-15 from Pocatello.
Pocatello Pump climbing competition/festival celebrating 35th Year at Pocatello’s Ross Park Sept. 17-18
POCATELLO – In its 35th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 17 and 18 is the oldest rock climbing competition in the United States.
ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas to deliver annual State of the University Address Aug. 31 at Stephens Center
POCATELLO – Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will deliver the President’s Annual State of the University Address at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Joseph C. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre.
ISU/INL’s Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Haiming Wen, working with three collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
Idaho State University students to capture Bengal experience in book
POCATELLO — What was it like to be a Bengal in the 1950s, 60s or 70s? How has the student experience evolved over the years? How has Idaho State University changed?
Idaho State University hosts event on teaching difficult topics in the classroom
POCATELLO – In an era when “trigger warnings,” indications of potentially disturbing course content, are becoming routine on syllabi, how can teachers rigorously and thoughtfully address sensitive topics such as sexual violence, grief or racial discrimination in their classrooms
Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions program helps Snake River High School students receive college credits
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Spanish for the Health Professions major program started in 2014, and is already making strides in the Pocatello and surrounding communities. In addition to ISU students taking classes in the program, students at Snake River High School rece
’35 and Very Alive,’ ISU’s 35th annual CW HOG Pig Out fundraiser set Sept. 17
POCATELLO – The 35th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held Sept. 17, in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.
David Munson selected as ISU Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—David Munson has been named the August Career Path Intern of the Month at Idaho State University by the ISU Career Center.
ISU LEAD Center holds variety of events for New Student Orientation
POCATELLO – A presentation by Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand was among the highlights of a variety of events held and planned this week at Idaho State University as part of the New Student Orientation program.
Idaho State University pianist performs in world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
POCATELLO – Idaho State University pianist Natalia Lauk recently returned from the Washington International Piano Festival in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to to perform in the world-renowned Kennedy Center.
Artists reception set Sept. 6 for Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier exhibit at ISU Oboler Library
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Eli M. Oboler Library will host a reception for artists Ginger Kramer and Bernadette Regnier on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the library’s art exhibit area.
Idaho State University Alumni Homecoming week events planned Sept. 22-24
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2016 “Strength in Stripes” will celebrate a variety of alumni events Sept. 22-24, culminating with the Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. and football game at 2:35 p.m. in Holt Arena on Sept. 24.
ISU New Students March through the Arch Aug. 21
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Students March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Reed Gym.
Idaho State Board of Education approves long-term lease for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center
MERIDIAN – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a 40-year lease for the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) located at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center at a regularly scheduled board meeting Aug. 11 in Pocatello.
ISU Homecoming Parade set Sep. 24; Entry deadline is Sept. 9 to avoid late fee
Registration is open for the Idaho State University 2016 Homecoming Parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Parade entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. After this date a $50 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon on Friday, Sept. 16.
ISU Communiversity’s seventh annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 22
POCATELLO - Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win great prizes and enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the seventh annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Old Town Pocatello.
Idaho State University’s new Holt Arena video board almost online; American Falls High School gets old scoreboard
POCATELLO – The new, $500,000 video board donated by the Idaho Potato Commission is almost online at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena, and, due to the efforts of an enterprising student, American Falls High School will receive the dome’s old scoreboard.