News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Idaho State University’s annual CarFit event is Sept. 26 at Holt Arena
POCATELLO– Does your leg go to sleep when you drive? Any way to minimize those nerve-racking blind spots? What can happen if you sit too close to the steering wheel?
Idaho State University Homecoming week begins with the Bengal Street Party on Sept. 19
POCATELLO – To kick-off Homecoming week Idaho State University and Kind Community will host the Bengal Street Party on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in the center of the ISU campus on Sept. 19 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Idaho Power’s Centennial Exhibit Traveling to Pocatello as Final Stop on Yearlong Tour
Idaho Power’s centennial celebration comes to a close as its traveling exhibit makes its final stop at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Idaho State University’s “Strength in Stripes” Homecoming student activities begin Sept 19
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Student Activities Board will celebrate a variety of student Homecoming events on the theme “Strength in Stripes” Sept. 19-24, concluding with the Homecoming football game at 2:35 p.m. in the Holt Arena on Sept 24.
Idaho State Journal's full-length documentary "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served" to premiere Sept. 10
Idaho State University’s Veteran Student Service Center is being recognized by the Idaho State Journal’s full-length documentary, "A Veteran's Sanctuary — ISU's Commitment to Those Who've Served” that will premiere Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room
Idaho State University biomedical research students participate in summer INBRE program, take classes in arts to help with communication
POCATELLO – Idaho State University undergraduate students participating in the National Institutes of Health funded IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program this summer had the opportunity to take immersive art classes guided by ISU faculty.
Images from the Idaho Technical Institute, University of Idaho-Southern Branch and Idaho State College now available online at ISU Oboler Library
Idaho State University’s Special Collections and Archives now features three new digital collections of images from the period when ISU was the Idaho Technical Institute (1915-1927), the University of Idaho-Southern Branch (1927-1947) and Idaho State College (1927-1963).
ISU College of Business Professional Development Week set Sept. 6 – 9
The Idaho State University College of Business is excited to announce the events of the annual Professional Development Week 2016 that are for Idaho State University students. The events are as follows:
Phi Kappa Phi spotlights Idaho State University's Chapter and Past President Alex Bolinger through September on national website
POCTELLO – Idaho State University’s Chapter 110 of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society was recently recognized by the national Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
ISU President Arthur C. Vailas shares successes at annual State of the University address
POCATELLO – At his annual State of the University address Aug. 31, Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas said campus improvements, breakthroughs in research and increased recruitment efforts are just a few of the successes ISU has seen this year.
Bhutan government officials visit Idaho State University and meet with political science faculty and students
POCATELLO – Five governmental officials from Bhutan visited Idaho State University this week as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Kasiska family honored for decades of contributions to health care education at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The largest academic unit of Idaho State University has been named as the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences to recognize the generosity of the Kasiska Family Foundation.
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