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Idaho State University Professor Maschner co-edits book on ‘The Northern World, AD 900-1400′

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the February 26th, 2010

Idaho State University anthropology Research Professor Herbert Maschner has co-edited the book “The Northern World, AD 900-1400,” released in December 2009.

Maschner is also director of the ISU Center for Archeology, Materials and Applied Spectroscopy. (more…)

ISU College of Education Bellon Visiting Author Choi to present at Idaho State University, Pocatello and Chubbuck libraries

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 26th, 2010


Written by: Kathryn Poulter, Youth Service Supervisor, Marshall Public Library

“Only connect,” wrote author E.M. Forster in 1910. Now, 100 years later, that is still vital advice for these times.

This year’s Idaho State University College of Education Bellon Visiting Author Yangsook Choi will be coming to Pocatello and Chubbuck March 15-17 to make connections with school children, educators and community members. (more…)

Plucar to exhibit at ISU Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibtion

Posted in General, People, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the February 25th, 2010


The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, “All the Things I Can See from Here” by Kristin Plucar will be held at the John B. Davis Gallery in the Fine Arts Building. 

The opening reception is scheduled for Monday, March 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.  The exhibition will be on display from March 2 – 12.  This event is free and open to the public. (more…)

Frank Church Symposium on the theme ‘The Middle East’ runs March 3-5 at Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the February 25th, 2010


Idaho State University’s 39th annual Frank Church Symposium running March 3-5 will be on the theme "The Middle East," and will feature David Meyer delivering the keynote address "Terror, Nukes, Land, and Peace: U.S. Foreign Policy toward the Middle East in the Obama Administration."

Meyer will deliver his keynote address at 7:30 p.m. March 3 in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room. Meyer, who earned his Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University, is currently associate professor of government at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. In June, 2009, he was an Academic Fellow of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy studying counter-terrorism at Tel Aviv University and throughout Israel and the West Bank. He has taught a variety of classes on political science, the politics of the Middle East and the history of Islam. (more…)

Idaho State University to host interactive webcast ‘Vitamin D Deficiency and Supplementation’ on March 30

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2010

Idaho State University, in conjunction with Southeastern Idaho District Health and Rocky Mountain Learning, will host the live, interactive webcast "Vitamin D Deficiency and Supplementation: A focus on the Relationship with Diabetes Mellitus," on March 30, from noon to 1:15 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University helps host Idaho American Fisheries Society annual conference March 3-5 in Pocatello

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2010

The Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual conference will be held March 3-5 at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello.

In addition, the conference offers a one-day, pre-conference workshop “Unraveling the Spring Creek Mystery: What should they look like and how do we get there?” on March 2. (more…)

Idaho State University students to perform ‘lip dub’ of Beatles song ‘Revolution’ on March 12

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2010

Idaho State University students will be gathering at 1 p.m. March 12  in the Canoe Room of the Pond Student Union to produce a “lip dub” of the Beatles song “Revolution.”

This event was original scheduled earlier, but the time was changed.

In a nutshell, a lip dub is a lip-synching music video tour of a college campus.  Through a survey offered on the ISU Facebook page students picked “Revolution.” The completed video will be posted online at YouTube.com and links to it will be made available through various ISU websites. (more…)

Idaho State University Bengal Dancers take two thirds at national competition; concert set April 2-3, tryouts set May 1

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 24th, 2010

The Idaho State University Bengal Dancers recently returned from the United Spirit Association (USA) Collegiate Championship held in Anaheim, Calif., where they finished third in both the Open Dance and Hip Hop categories. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Shropshire assumes role on American Association of Physics Teachers Executive Board

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the February 23rd, 2010

The American Association of Physics Teachers has announced that Idaho State University physics and astronomy Professor Steve L. Shropshire has assumed the role of Member-at-Large Representing Four Year Colleges on the AAPT Executive Board. (more…)

Idaho State University Taste of France set March 13 at Pond Student Union

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 23rd, 2010

The Idaho State University French Club will sponsor its 10th annual Taste of France dinner and entertainment night on Saturday, March 13, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The event is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dinner will start at 5 p.m. (more…)

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