ISU Headlines » 2009 » January

Third annual Nepalese Night set Feb. 7 in Ballroom

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the January 29th, 2009

The Idaho State University Nepalese Students Association will present the third annual Nepalese Night on the theme “Faces of Nepal” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The celebration will feature a dinner with a variety of traditional Nepalese-style dishes, three group dances, two cultural solo dances, a performance by “ISU’s own Nepalese rock band,” a fashion show and more. (more…)

AAUW awards Campus Action Project Grant to ISU

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the January 29th, 2009

The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center has won a 2008-09 Campus Action Project grant from American Association of University Women (AAUW) for the Idaho State University Women’s Leadership Summit, which will target some of the educational barriers faced by women and girls from minority and low-income backgrounds. (more…)

I-MOVE, Bengal Dancers to perform ‘An Evening of Dance’ in February

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the January 29th, 2009

Idaho State University’s modern dance company I-MOVE will perform with the ISU Bengal Dancers to present “An Evening of Dance” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 14 and 19-21 in the James E. and Beverly Rogers Black Box Theatre located in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The groups will perform diverse dance works created by ISU theatre and dance faculty as well as guest choreographers. (more…)

Team registration open for ISU Science Olympiad scheduled March 7

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the January 29th, 2009

Team registrations for seventh through ninth grade students are now being accepted for the regional Science Olympiad scheduled March 7 that will held on the ISU Pocatello campus.

The ISU Department of Physics is the event sponsor. (more…)

Darwin’s 200th celebration at ISU Feb. 11-12 includes variety of events

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the January 29th, 2009

Several events celebrating Darwin Day are planned at Idaho State University Feb. 11-12, including a lecture on Darwin by internationally recognized evolutionary biologist Michael F. Whiting, research poster presentations on an evolutionary theme, a panel discussion, a teachers’ workshop and a film on the creationism-evolution debate.

These events are free and open to the public and are sponsored by the ISU Department of Biological Sciences, ISU Cultural Affairs Committee and the Idaho Museum of Natural History. (more…)

Pianist Roger Williams, ISU alumnus, to perform Feb. 14 at Stephens Center

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the January 28th, 2009

Roger Williams – according to Billboard magazine the greatest-selling pianist in history – will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Ticket prices are $36 and $32, and can be purchased at the Stephens Center Box Office or by calling (208) 282-3595 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Tickets can also be purchased online a www.isu.edu/tickets. Williams’ concert will be in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (more…)

Idaho State University community notes passing of Harry F. Magnuson

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the January 27th, 2009

Idaho State University officials and friends noted the death of prominent North Idaho businessman and philanthropist Harry F. Magnuson, a stalwart and generous supporter of ISU, one of his alma maters. (more…)

Noted entrepreneur Orsi to visit ISU College of Business

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the January 23rd, 2009

Robert G. Orsi, chief executive officer of Borg Holdings, Inc., owners and operators of Sunrise Preschools, Tots Unlimited Preschools and Child Care Catering of Phoenix, Ariz., will be on the Idaho State University campus Feb. 2–4 as a special guest lecturer for the College of Business Executive-In-Residence program. His company operates 29 schools, employs 750 and serves 5,000 children daily. (more…)

Carl McIntosh, Idaho State’s seventh president, dies of natural causes

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the January 23rd, 2009

Carl W. McIntosh, Ph.D., seventh president of Idaho State University, died of natural causes Monday, Jan. 19, at his home in Bozeman, Mont. He was 94. (more…)

ISU Distinguished Faculty nominations due Jan. 30

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events by taylandy on the January 23rd, 2009

Nominations are being sought for two Idaho State University faculty members to be honored at May 2009 commencement exercises. To be selected are the recipients of the Distinguished Teacher and the Distinguished Public Service Awards.

A third faculty member will be chosen as Distinguished Researcher by a different process. The three winners will receive certificates and cash awards at commencement. (more…)

Next Page »