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November 26, 2018

Idaho State University rolls out the Bengal Meal Share Program on #GivingTuesday

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Office of Student Life and ISU Chartwells is unveiling the Bengal Meal Share Program that supports students who are experiencing food insecurity on Nov. 27, #GivingTuesday.

November 15, 2018

Idaho State University’s Southeast Idaho Area Health Education Center welcomes 15 to brand new cohort of medical professional training

POCATELLO – The Southeast Idaho branch of Area Health Education Center (AHEC) will welcome a full class of health care student scholars in an orientation kick-off celebration this Friday, Nov. 16.

News Bites

November 19, 2018

 ISU Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program renews national accreditation

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work Program recently achieved reaffirmation of accreditation from the Council of Social Work Education.

November 19, 2018

Idaho State University ‘Pitch-Off’ contest for new business ideas set for Dec. 6

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development is leading the university in competing in the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge and will host a “Pitch-Off” contest on Dec. 6.

November 20, 2018

Idaho State University Ph.D. student Chris Tennant’s research on snowpack measurement recognized

Big data equals better forecasting and a boon for water managers

November 20, 2018

Idaho State University debaters place near top at Linfield Invitational

McMINNVILLE, OREGON – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society squad capped their travel season by capturing top honors last weekend at the 88th Mahaffey Debate and Forensics Tournament in northwest Oregon. 

November 26, 2018

Idaho State University Holiday Card winner is Tim Goodworth

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Holiday Card contest has come to a close, with Tim Goodworth as the first-place winner. 

November 16, 2018

Keith Weber named ISU Career Path Internship supervisor of the semester for fall 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Career Path Internship program has announced that Keith Weber has been selected as the Fall 2018 CPI Supervisor of the Semester.

Events

November 20, 2018

ISU Chamber Choir Holiday Concert set for Nov. 30

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Chamber Choir will present a program of holiday music on Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church.

November 16, 2018

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform annual fall concert on Dec. 5  at 7:30 p.m.

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Civic-Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Julie Sorensen, invites all to attend its annual fall concert, featuring the area’s best music students, on Dec.  5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

November 26, 2018

A Season of Note presents The Oak Ridge Boys’ Shine the Light on Christmas Tour

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s A Season of Note will present The Oak Ridge Boys’ Shine the Light on Christmas Tour at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 in the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

November 27, 2018

Idaho State University A Season of Note presents Kurt Bestor Christmas Dec. 18

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s A Season of Note will present Kurt Bestor Christmas at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 in the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

November 16, 2018

ISU to host Bengal Invitational on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is pleased to host the Bengal Invitational basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in the Holt Arena.

November 16, 2018

ISU Theatre and Dance presents annual ISU Dance Concert on Dec. 6, 7 and 8

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the annual ISU Dance Concert on Dec. 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

November 20, 2018

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to host Joy to the World: An ISU Christmas on Dec. 7 and 8  at 7:30 p.m.

Concert to also feature the Camerata Singers, ISU Choirs, soprano soloist Diana Livingston-Friedley and special guests

Faculty/Staff Updates

November 19, 2018

Idaho State University family medicine Professor Dave Hachey completes sabbatical at University of Namibia

POCATELLO –  Dave Hachey, a professor of Family Medicine that has been with Idaho State University since 1998, recently returned from a four-month sabbatical with the University of Namibia.

November 21, 2018

Idaho State University researcher Phil Homan receives $3,500 Idaho Humanities Award to conduct research on South African war horses from Idaho

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor Philip Homan was awarded a $3,500 research fellowship from the Idaho Humanities Council to conduct research on the experience of the South African War horse from Idaho to the Transvaal. Homan’s project “‘This Flotsam and Jetsam of Human Passions’: Idaho War Horses to the South African War, 1899-1902,” explores Idaho’s global reach.

November 27, 2018

ISU employees Sari Byerly and Luis Carrillo receive regional TRIO awards

POCATELLO – Two Idaho State University TRIO Access and Opportunity Programs employees were awarded distinguished TRIO awards during the 2018 Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs conference that was held this fall in Eugene, Oregon.

November 28, 2018

Idaho State University provost announces interim Graduate School dean, AVP for academic affairs

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Provost and Executive Vice President Laura Woodworth-Ney has announced that Karen Wilson Scott will be the interim dean of the Graduate School and Alan Frantz will be interim associate vice president of academic affairs.

Alan Johnson Publishes Book Chapter

November 29, 2018

Hal Hellwig Nominated for Grant

Curtis Whitaker Contributes to Award-Winning Collection

Brent Wolter Delivers Keynote Lecture

Phil Homan Facilitates Screening

Erika Fulton Named Expert Reviewer

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