News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Idaho State University College of Business to offer a Master of Taxation Degree in Fall 2017
POCATELLO – The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved the Idaho State University College of Business’s proposal to begin offering a Master of Taxation (MTax) degree beginning in the Fall 2017 semester.
Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host POPS Concert and Annual Raffle on March 11
POCATELLO —The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will host its annual POPS concert and fundraiser on March 11 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
ISU Professor Terry Ownby accepted into Atomic Photographers Guild
POCATELLO – Terry Ownby, Idaho State University associate professor of photo media, was recently accepted into the Atomic Photographers Guild (APG), an international collective of more than 30 artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age.
ISU to welcome actress Minita Gandhi to perform play “Muthaland”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Performing Arts will welcome actress Minita Gandhi on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. to perform her one-woman show “Muthaland” in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho Humanities Council to honor ISU's Susan Swetnam for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities
The Idaho Humanities Council will honor Idaho State University Professor Emeritus Susan Swetnam with IHC’s Award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities” at a wine/dessert reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., in ISU’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, Marshall Rotunda.
GENTRI to Perform at Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on Mar. 18
POCATELLO – The Gentlemen Trio, better known as GENTRI, will perform at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center on March 18 at 7:30 p.m.
ISU College of Business raises $56,327 in annual fundraising campaign
POCATELLO – Thanks to generous contributions by alumni, friends and regional businesses, the Idaho State University College of Business raised $56,327 during its annual fund raising campaign, led in conjunction with the ISU Foundation.
Chamber music theatre celebrating African American women set March 4 at ISU
POCATELLO – The Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work “Ain’t I a Woman!” at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU American Chemical Society Student Chapter receives national accolade
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University American Chemical Society student chapter has received a 2015-16 Commendable Award from the American Chemical Society.
ISU gains approval to study feasibility of relocating some College of Technology programs to RISE Complex
POCATELLO — The Idaho State Board of Education approved a motion by Idaho State University to begin engineering and cost estimating the relocation of some College of Technology programs to the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex. The state board unanimously approved the motion Thursday, and initial engineering work will begin immediately.
ISU's Sarah Godsey receives prestigious NSF Award, that includes $500,000 for study
POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Sarah Godsey has received one of the “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty” awarded by the National Science Foundation. Her award includes more than $500,000 to study streams and stream channels for five years.
ISU International Students Association to host International Night on Feb. 25
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Students Association will host International Night on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
46th annual Frank Church Symposium March 2-3 focuses on the post-colonial state
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Affairs Council (IAC) will host the 46th annual Frank Church Symposium on March 2 and 3 on ISU’s campus.
Importance of temporary streams topic of Science Brew presentation Feb. 16
POCATELLO – The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust’s “Science Brews – Conservation on Tap” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Snake River Fly features hydrologist Sarah Godsey delivering a talk on the importance of temporary streams.
TrueBlue CEO Steven Cooper to Speak at the ISU College of Business Wells Fargo Speaker Series
POCATELLO – On Monday, March 6, Steven Cooper, CEO of TrueBlue will speak on behalf of the Idaho State University College of Business’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series Monday, March 6, at noon in Pond Student Union Wood River Room.
National pharmacy association names ISU-Meridian’s Glenda Carr its top student chapter advisor for 2017
MERIDIAN – Idaho State University Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Glenda Carr is the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists’ Outstanding Chapter Advisor for 2017.
Idaho State University students to perform original work at ISU Dance in Concert
POCATELLO – Students in Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform original choreography at the ISU Dance in Concert production on Feb. 24, 25 and March 2, 3 and 4 in Frazier Hall’s Chick and Diane Bilyeu Theatre.
Idaho State University College of Business earns highest possible rating from accreditors
POCATELLO – In 1978, the Idaho State University College of Business became the first business school in Idaho to receive accreditation from the international Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). As of this week, its continuing standard of excellence was reaffirmed.
24th annual ISU Spaghetti Feed Feb. 24 to benefit the public and Make-a-Wish
POCATELLO –-The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy's 24th annual Spaghetti Feed will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU Career Fair set Feb. 15
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Career Center will host the Spring Career Fair Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
College of Pharmacy Professor Rebecca Hoover receives national award
POCATELLO – Idaho State University pharmacy Clinical Assistant Professor Rebecca Hoover has been named as a recipient of the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award.
Idaho State University’s Nepalese Student Association to host Nepalese Night on Feb. 18
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Nepalese Student Association (NSA) will host its 11th annual Nepalese Night on Feb. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
ISU accelerated nursing students apply classroom lesson to real world
MERIDIAN—Nursing students at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center spent a recent Thursday morning learning how to safely transport patients within a hospital setting.
Bengal Bridge provides college credits to new high school graduates at a reduced cost
POCATELLO – After spending the summer on Idaho State University’s campus, freshman Ethan Moore felt ready to take on the challenge of campus life.
ISU’s Kirk Long - future president of Mars begins work as StarTalk’s newest intern
POCATELLO – It was Kirk Long’s occupation as “Future President of Mars” that first caught astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s eye.