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Free income tax preparation offered for low income taxpayers Thursdays at ISU through March 17

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 11th, 2011

Free income tax return preparation for low income taxpayers will be offered by VITA, a volunteer arm of the Internal Revenue Service, every Thursday from Feb. 10 to March 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Room 111 of Turner Hall. (more…)

Idaho State University Coming Events, Feb. 4-23

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits by taylandy on the February 3rd, 2011

ISU Coming Events, Feb. 4-23

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

Tuesday, Feb. 1-11 (more…)

ISU Department of Educational Foundations receives $95,000 in scholarship grant funding

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the February 3rd, 2011

The Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education at Idaho State University recently was awarded more than $95,000 in scholarship grant funding for academic year 2010 – 2011.

Those funds benefit ISU College of Education undergraduate teacher education students seeking to work in Idaho school districts in fields such as bilingual education, English, English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language Learners (ELL) and as Native American teachers. (more…)

Surprise! Mock juries comprised of college students more likely to convict celebrities, according to new study

Posted in General, People, Research, Featured by taylandy on the February 3rd, 2011

In general, college students who participated in mock juries were more likely to convict celebrities for murder in fake cases based on real events, according to a recent study published in the North American Journal of Psychology.

"Overall, students were more likely to convict the movie star, which was contrary to our expectations," said Maria Wong, Idaho State University associate professor of psychology, who was one of five co-principal investigators on the study. "After a number of high-profile cases in recent years involving celebrities who were acquitted from serious crimes, we expected different results." (more…)

Graduate Student Association offers spring 2011 Second Friday events

Posted in General by taylandy on the February 1st, 2011

The Idaho State University Graduate Student Association will present three events for its spring 2011 Second Friday programming starting Feb. 11 with "A Conversation across Disciplines." (more…)

Davis Gallery presents Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Tim Goodworth through Feb. 11

Posted in General, Events, Exhibits by taylandy on the February 1st, 2011

A Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition by Tim Goodworth will be on display from Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 at the John B. Davis Gallery in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building. (more…)

ISU Nepalese Night “Naturally Nepal” set Feb. 12 in Pond Student Union

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 1st, 2011

The Idaho State University Nepalese Students’ Association will host the fifth annual Nepalese Night at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

The theme of the celebration is "Naturally Nepal," which matches the theme for the Nepal tourism year 2011.

Nepalese students of ISU join forces once a year to treat ISU and the Pocatello community with authentic food, traditional music, dances and several cultural presentations. (more…)

Registration is closed for Feb. 5 ISU National Girls and Women in Sports Day; event has reached capacity

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the February 1st, 2011

The registration period is closed for this year's celebration in recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day that is scheduled Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Idaho State University Reed Gymnasium.

Capacity for the event has been reached — nearly 400 girls have already signed up — so this year there will not be any on-site registration the day of the event as there has been in past years.  (more…)

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