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February 7, 2018

Finalists named in Idaho State University presidential search

The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that five finalists have been named from a list of 72 candidates who applied to become Idaho State University’s next president. The finalists were selected from a list of 10 semifinalists interviewed earlier this week by the ISU Presidential Search Committee.

January 30, 2018

Wives of NFL players say concussions underreported according to studies by Idaho State University’s Caroline Faure

POCATELLO – After corresponding with wives of current and former NFL players, Idaho State University researcher Caroline Faure has concluded that concussion is likely underreported in the NFL and that the wives and families of concussed and potentially concussed players could use more support.

February 1, 2018

Celebrate Idaho State event Feb. 13 features more than 100 interactive booths

POCATELLO — Families will be able to make their own slime, learn about different languages, play with robots and much more at the eighth annual Celebrate Idaho State event Feb. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.

News Bites

Diversity Resource Center Hosts Several Events

January 26, 2018

TRIO accepting applications for McNair Scholars Program; deadline is Feb. 16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is looking for applicants for the TRIO McNair Scholars Program, which connects undergraduate students with research opportunities that prepare them for graduate school.

January 26, 2018

Lend us your ears: Idaho State University researchers conducting hearing study

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is looking for research participants between the ages of 8 and 9 to have hearing and auditory processing done from January to December.

February 1, 2018

Student Acquisition and Cultural Assimilation Association formed to help ISU international and nonresident students

POCATELLO – The Student Acquisition and Cultural Assimilation Association (SACAA) student organization has been formed at Idaho State University to help international and nonresident students acclimate to Pocatello and ISU.

February 8, 2018

Idaho State University Public Safety receives reaccreditation by Idaho Chiefs of Police Association

POCATELLO ­– The Idaho State University Department of Public Safety has been reaccredited by the Idaho Chiefs of Police Association.

January 31, 2018

No health insurance? Still need to protect yourself from the flu? ISU sponsors comprehensive health screening Feb. 15 in Boise

BOISE – Basic physical and dental exams and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Feb. 15, 4-7 p.m., at the Whitney United Methodist Church, 3309 W. Overland Road.

February 6, 2018

Saroj Lamichhane named ISU’s February Career Path Intern of the Month

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s February Career Path Intern of the Month is Saroj Lamichhane, an intern with Continuing Education and Workforce Training.

January 30, 2018

Idaho State University College of Business opens applications for Idaho’s first Master of Healthcare Administration program launching fall 2018

POCATELLO– The Idaho State University College of Business is now accepting applications for the state’s first Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program, scheduled to begin August 2018.

February 6, 2018

Idaho State University Clinical Psychology doctoral program ranked fourth best in USA by Best Counseling Degrees

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program is ranked the fourth best in the United States by BestCounselingDegrees.net.

Workshop on How to Publish with University Presses Set Feb. 23

Children’s Small Group Swim Lessons at ISU’s Reed Gym Pool:  A Lesson for Life

Information Technology Services announces TigerTracks - A new way to request services and report problems

Nominations Being Accepted for Student Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

Events

January 30, 2018

Idaho State University Chinese Night 2018 Feb. 19 celebrating the Year of the Dog

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Chinese Students Association will celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year at ISU Chinese Night 2018 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19, President’s Day in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

January 30, 2018

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Feb. 9 features annual Valentine’s Day preconcert dinner; dinner tickets need to be purchased by Feb. 2

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 9, by offering a preconcert dinner at 5:30 p.m. before the Symphony’s performance at 7 p.m. at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

January 31, 2018

Idaho State University Oboler Library hosts “Idaho Booker’s Dozen” exhibit

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Oboler Library will host the “Idaho Booker’s Dozen,” a 2017-18 traveling book arts exhibit, during February at the art hallway on the First Floor.

February 1, 2018

Idaho Museum of Natural History to host masquerade benefit March 3

POCATELLO - The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will host and celebrate the third annual Museum Masquerade Benefit on beginning at 5:30 p.m. March 3 at the Juniper Hills Country Club in Pocatello.

February 1, 2018

ISU students to perform with Los Angeles-based multi-woodwind performer Vinny Golia

POCATELLO – Idaho State University music students will have the opportunity to perform alongside jazz saxophone legend Vinny Golia on Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall.

February 1, 2018

ISU Department of Art to host fifth annual Art a la Carte event

POCATELLO -- Idaho State University’s Department of Art will hold its fifth annual Art a la Carte event on Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. to help raise money for student scholarships and visiting artists.

February 5, 2018

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present 'Stop Kiss'

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present “Stop Kiss,” a provoking piece by American playwright Diana Son, on Feb. 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Black Box Theatre.

February 6, 2018

Alan Johnson is new Fulbright Program Advisor for Idaho State University

POCATELLO – English Professor Alan Johnson, who grew up in India and has served two Fulbright scholarships, is Idaho State University’s new Fulbright Program Advisor.

February 6, 2018

ISU Positive Body Image Symposium features presentation by founders of Beauty Redefined

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will host Lexie and Lindsay Kite, the founders of Beauty Redefined, as keynote speakers for Positive Body Image Symposium, on March 5 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A-C.

February 6, 2018

ISU to host Middle Eastern Women in America panel discussion on Feb. 22

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Gender Resource Center will host the “Middle Eastern Women in America: Challenges, Experiences and Media” panel discussion on Feb. 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Rendezvous Complex Suites A-C.

February 8, 2018

Idaho State University 12th annual Nepalese Night set Feb. 17

POCATELLO – The 12th annual Idaho State University Nepalese Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

February 6, 2018

Idaho State University Career Fair set Feb. 21

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Career Center will host the Spring Career Fair Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

February 8, 2018

Idaho State University Health Fair set March 15-16, blood draws start March 1

POCATELLO – The 2018 Idaho State University Health Fair March 15 and 16 will offer numerous free and reduced-cost health screening services, health information booths and family-friendly activities for the entire community.

February 8, 2018

ISU to host 'Problems with Plastic' film and panel discussion on Feb. 22

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host Problems with Plastic: Film and Panel Discussion on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

February 9, 2018

ISU International Affairs Council to host 47th annual Frank Church Symposium, theme “U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century”

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s International Affairs Council will host the 47th annual Frank Church Symposium on March 1 and 2 on ISU’s campus. The theme for this year’s Symposium is “U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century.” Speakers will discuss international affairs, global governance, law and the political economy.

February 7, 2018

Classic cowboy quartet Riders in The Sky to perform Feb. 28 at ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center

POCATELLO – Riders in the Sky will perform at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. as part of ISU’s “A Season of Note.”

Faculty/Staff Updates

January 30, 2018

Idaho State University director, professor Corey Schou serves on national cybersecurity advisory council

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Corey Schou has served the last year on the nine-member CompTIA Advisory Council on Cybersecurity, which was formed last January to address many of the most pressing cybersecurity concerns facing businesses and government.

February 8, 2018

Idaho State University geosciences doctoral student Caitlin Rushlow’s research recognized at world’s largest geosciences meeting

POCATELLO – The honor for a winning prestigious research award was nice, but Idaho State University geosciences doctoral degree candidate Caitlin Rushlow enjoyed her time in the field in Arctic Alaska doing her research even better.

Matthew Wright Named Title IX Coordinator

Susan Swetnam Awarded Book Contract

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