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August 30, 2016

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.

September 1, 2016

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.

September 1, 2016

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).

News Bites

September 1, 2016

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:

August 30, 2016

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.

September 1, 2016

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.

August 30, 2016

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.

September 2, 2016

ISU Mentoring Project - Call for mentors and mentees

September 2, 2016

Call for Staff Council Fall Professional Development Awards


September 2, 2016

“Teaching Difficult Topics in the Humanities Classroom and Beyond” Lecture Set Sept. 8

August 26, 2016

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.

August 26, 2016

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.

August 26, 2016

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.

August 25, 2016

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.

Faculty/Staff Updates

English Faculty Sees Publishing Success

Dr. Jasun Carr, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion Elected Head of Political Communication Interest Group,

Ariana Tart-Zelvin and Mona Xu publish in Journal of Positive Sexuality and Scientific American Min


September 2, 2016

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