News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Idaho State University switches to RAVE Guardian System for campus safety
POCATELLO – To better serve its campus community in today’s digital world, Idaho State University has removed its blue light phones and implemented the use of a smart phone app that serves as a mobile duress button and virtual safety escort.
ISU and St. Luke’s Health Systems partner to foster research
Idaho State University’s Lynn Bohecker is passionate about research. She relishes the thrill of being on the ground floor of a breakthrough or on the front lines of scientific literature that can help the medical community improve patient care.
Idaho Museum of Natural History is 'exposing' its collections
POCATELLO – Did you know the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) at Idaho State University has more than 700,000 objects in its collection?
Idaho State University names Lyle Castle Interim Dean of College of Science and Engineering
POCATELLO – Lyle Castle, who most recently has served as Idaho State University vice provost, has been appointed the interim dean for the ISU College of Science and Engineering by Laura Woodworth-Ney, vice president and provost for the ISU Office for Academic Affairs.
Come tour NASA Mission Control: Community Day on June 16 to Highlight NASA/Idaho State University research at Craters of the Moon, features family activities
Staff from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Park Service and Idaho State University will host a community day for the public and media on June 16 in Arco and at Craters of the Moon National Monument to highlight research taking place at the park.
Joanna Wildeman selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO—Joanna Wildeman has been nominated and awarded as the Career Path Intern of the month at Idaho State University.
Director’s Challenge offers families free Saturday entertainment at the Idaho Museum of Natural History
POCATELLO — Leif Tapanila, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University, has created a summer programming series beginning June 11 aimed to give families a creative avenue to learn about science and solve problems.
Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters to hold several summer camps for students in Pocatello
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will hold summer camps for middle and high school students in Pocatello this summer for a variety of interests.
ISU’s Summer Concert Series and BBQ held Thursdays on the Quad
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle
Idaho State University physics to host particle physics workshop June 6-10 to train secondary education teachers
POCATELLO – Secondary educations teachers from throughout the western United States are gathering at Idaho State University June 6-10 to learn about particle physics so they can better teach the fundamentals science to their students.
Idaho State University’s RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool continues to be improved: featured in NASA’s 2016 “Spinoff” annual report
POCATELLO – As wildfire season approaches in Idaho and the Intermountain West, Idaho State University and NASA researchers continue to work on and improve a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program.
ISU-Meridian recruiting children for language learning study; participants will receive gift cards
Idaho State University-Meridian researchers will provide $100 in gift cards to children who complete a study to help determine how youngsters with language learning difficulties process and understand language.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring receives $406,358 NSF grant to study judgment of personality traits and emotions
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of trait.
First class in Idaho State University/College of Idaho PA partnership to graduate May 21
Twenty years after earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education, Katrina Merrell decided to go back to school and start a new career—a decision that led her to a master’s program in physician assistant studies.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Joshua Swift to receive prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
POCATELLO- Idaho State University psychology professor Joshua Swift will receive the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy this August.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Liberal Arts High program showing success in first semester
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters began sending professors to high school classrooms for the Liberal Arts High program in early 2016.
ISU AVP for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers honored as Accomplished Under 40 by Idaho Business Review
POCATELLO — Idaho State University Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Stuart Summers will be recognized at the 2016 Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished Under 40” honorees reception and awards dinner June 23 in Boise.
Idaho State University Summer Theatre Program helps bring community and the university together; ‘Oliver!’ runs June 10-11, 16-18
POCATELLO – Every year, Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts and Letters showcase Southeast Idaho’s talent in their Summer Theatre productions.
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters to host chess tournament on May 21
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a chess tournament on May 21 at the College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave., in Pocatello. The tournament is open to anyone at any skill level or age.
Idaho State University graduate Juan Martinez selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award
POCATELLO – American Falls native Juan Martinez, a recent graduate from the College of Arts and Letters at Idaho State University, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico slated to begin in August.
ISU-Meridian recognizes student excellence honorees at May 9 Commencement and confers 241 degrees
BOISE— Jennifer Gess received the 2016 Student Excellence Award at Idaho State University-Meridian’s 11th annual commencement ceremony May 9 at the Boise Centre.
University statement in response to recent events
In response to recent allegations of a cover up and questions being raised about Idaho State University’s handling of these reports, we strongly deny these accusations. Any allegations that ISU is covering up reports regarding student safety and security are entirely false.
ISU student Alexia Brooke DeLeon awarded $20,000 counseling fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates
POCATELLO — The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Idaho State University student Alexia Brooke DeLeon, of Pocatello, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).
Emergency response drill to be held at University Place in Idaho Falls on May 11 at 10 a.m.
IDAHO FALLS – An emergency response exercise will be held Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Idaho State University campus in Idaho Falls at University Place. This will be in conjunction with the Idaho Falls Fire Department.
Idaho State University students raise money for Idaho Food Bank
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology senior and Rugby Club member Nelson Wadman led the efforts to raise money for a cause he is passionate about, the Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy Program. Funds raised were more than $450.