News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
University Women annual book sale set Sept. 7-9 at Reed Gym
POCATELLO – The Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual used book sale in Idaho State University’s Reed Gymnasium West Foyer on Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 8 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Idaho State University’s CW HOG to hold 36th annual Pig Out Sept. 16
POCATELLO- Idaho State University’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) is celebrating its 36th anniversary Pig Out dinner and picnic on Sept. 16.
Idaho State University awarded AHEC grant to improve primary care services in rural communities
POCATELLO—Idaho State University has been awarded a $386,250 grant to establish an area health education center or AHEC to improve access to primary care in underserved and rural communities of southeast Idaho.
Idaho State University researchers seek input from farmers, policy makers on Eastern Snake River Plain Managed Aquifer recharge
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are seeking input from farmers, water managers and policy makers about their experiences with efforts to replenish the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that began in 2016.
Idaho State University hires Patricia Marincic to lead Meridian campus
Patricia Z. Marincic is the new associate vice president for the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. She’ll manage campus operations, academic programs and facilitate community outreach, according to university officials.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces Julie Sorensen as interim conductor
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony has named Julie Sorensen as interim conductor for the 2017-2018 season. Sorensen is currently part of Idaho State University’s music faculty and is the conductor of the symphony’s Youth Orchestra.
Bengal Pharmacy awards two health science scholarships to students from Mackay, Challis
POCATELLO—Idaho State University senior Gabrielle McIntosh, of Mackay, and freshman Cortney Nelson, of Challis, have each received a $500 scholarship from Bengal Pharmacy for the 2017-18 academic year.
ISU Communiversity’s eighth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” set 4-7 p.m. Aug. 28
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 eighth annual Welcome Back Orange and Black from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Old Town Pocatello.
Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition to open in the John B. Davis Gallery Aug. 29
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University annual Graduate Art Exhibition will open in the John B. Davis Gallery in the ISU Fine Arts Building on Aug. 29 and will close on Sept. 7.
Stanford University School of Medicine Associate Dean Ronald Garcia to speak to ISU Spanish for the Health Professions students
POCATELLO – Ronald Garcia, assistant dean for minority affairs at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will travel to Idaho State University to speak to Spanish for the Health Professions students and minority students on Aug. 24 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union North Fork Room.
ISU biological science students study cutthroat trout, gain research experience through MURI program
POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Megan Brauner had the opportunity to assist graduate student Tyson Hallbert with his doctoral project on habitat restoration for native cutthroat trout in Southeast Idaho and present her research at the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).
ISU New Students March through the Arch set Aug. 20
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University New Student March through the Arch will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Reed Gymnasium.
ISU College of Business hires two faculty members and health informatics program director
POCATELLO—Nicole Hanson and Alexander Rose have joined the College of Business marketing faculty at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance announces 2017-18 season
POCATELLO – From classic to contemporary, Dr. Seuss to opera, Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a great selection of productions for the 2017-18 season.
Idaho State Civic Symphony announces 2017-2018 schedule, season tickets now on sale
POCATELLO— The Idaho State-Civic Symphony announced its 2017-18 concert schedule and that season tickets are now on sale for the season.
Timothy Mucklow to speak at ISU Aug. 22
POCATELLO--Renowned military historian Dr. Timothy Mucklow, formerly with the National Security Agency, will offer a free lecture on cryptography Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m., in Room 104 of Idaho State University’s College of Business Building.
Moryah DeMott selected as August 2017 ISU Career Path Intern of the Month
POCATELLO – Moryah DeMott, an English/creative writing major, has been selected as the August 2017 Idaho State University Career Path Intern of the Month.
Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas announces retirement
POCATELLO — After more than a decade of service to Idaho State University, President Arthur C. Vailas has announced his plans for retirement. The announcement was made to the Idaho State Board of Education during its monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 9.
Local prep students gain hands-on chemistry lab research experience through Project SEED at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – Though many aspiring scientists don’t get the chance to perform lab research until they enter college, eight Southeast Idaho high school students had the opportunity to work in Idaho State University’s chemistry labs this summer thanks to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Project SEED.
Support wildland firefighters at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on Aug. 12
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) on the Idaho State University campus will donate all admission fees collected on Saturday, Aug. 12, to help wildland firefighters.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Idaho State University’s Research Data Center set for Aug. 16
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Office for Research will host a ribbon-cutting for ISU’s new Research Data Center (RDC) on Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Lillibridge Engineering Building on the Pocatello campus.
Idaho State University undergrad Erin Sandmeyer gains experience working on NASA research projects
POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Erin Sandmeyer has enjoyed her opportunity to conduct field research for NASA this summer at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.
ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak joining NASA, NOAA for underwater volcano study with implications for space travel
POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak is joining a NASA and NOAA study of underwater volcanoes that has implications for searching for life on a distant moon.
ISU professor Xu, graduate student Tart-Zelvin publish article on love at Scientific American online
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu and clinical doctoral candidate, Ariana Tart-Zelvin, recently had their article “What Goes On in Our Brains When We Are in Love?” published online by Scientific American magazine.
Eighteen Idaho State University students awarded MILES scholarships to present at Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research
Thirty undergraduate students from Idaho State University were awarded Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES) internships to participate in wide range of social science, ecological and geological studies this summer.