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ISU Bengal Brass Day

Come shown your support and enjoy some amazing music. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: Free Admission. Monday, November 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ISU Bengal Brass Concert

Come shown your support and enjoy some amazing music. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: Free Admission. Monday, November 28, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Skills Class and Support Group

Each week will we learn about new skills for college students starting with Self-care and stress management, then time management and organization, study skills, money management, and interpersonal relationships. Drop by to meet new people and learn some new skills! Location: Turner Hall. Room: Turner Basement Computer Room. Event Type: Academics. Diversity. Health & Wellness. Lectures. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

UNO Tournament

Join the Student Activities Board for the most exciting Uno Tournament ever!  Grab your roommates and friends and come compete against other teams for prizes! Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

We Are Here For You

CATS (Counseling & Testing Services) invites you to drop by their table, pick up some holiday treats,  learn some stress management tips, and learn about CATS services. Location: Pond Student Union. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Bengal Wednesday

Join the Student Activities Board for Bengal Wednesday!  Wear Bengal gear to get Bengal gear!  Must have current Bengal ID card with you! Location: Pond Student Union. Room: PSU Lobby Table 2nd floor. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free with Bengal ID. Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Webinar: Grading Moodle Assignments

In this quick 20 minute webinar, we will discuss the different grading options for assignments in Moodle ISU and demonstrate how to grade with each one. This will be recorded and shared on the ITRC Training Library YouTube channel. Room: Online. Event Type: Workshops & Training. Audience: Faculty. Staff. Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit isu.zoom.us.

Black Rock & Sage Fall Write-a-Thon

Fall Write-a-Thon! All undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who need to get writing done but are tired of working alone in their freezing basement home offices are welcome to attend the Write-a-Thon! Write amongst your peers! Plentiful (individually-wrapped) snacks! Hourly breaks! Prizes! Email brs@isu.edu if you have questions. Website blackrockandsage.org and Instagram @brs_isujournal are also good sources for news and events. Location: Rendezvous. Room: 213. Event Type: Academics. Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit blackrockandsage.org.

Bengal Scavenger Hunt

Join our Student Activity Board Scavenger Hunt through Goose Chase!  Competitors will compete for gift cards! Location: Pond Student Union. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 1, 2022 – Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

Morning Mindful Stretching

Come join us every Thursday morning in Reed Gym to stretch and do some mindful meditation. Drop by anytime between 8am and 9:30am for just a few minutes of stretching. Best way to prepare for the day ahead of you and meet some new people! Bring a friend! Location: Reed Gymnasium and Student Recreation Center. Room: Bengal Studio (room 277). Event Type: Diversity. Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 1, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Climbing Costs & Rising Rates: A Panel on Inflation

Come join the Economics faculty for a panel and Q&A on inflation! Location: Business Administration. Room: Business Administration Building Room 104. Event Type: Academics. Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:30 PM.

Movie - A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Thursday, December 1, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM.

Mindfulness Meditation

Join us every Friday online for a 30 minute Mindfulness Meditation from 12:15-12:45pm Mindfulness meditation is a proven way to help manage stress, and while fairly simple, not always easy. Having a group to meditate with makes it a little easier, and if you are new to meditation, we will provide instruction and guidance in the process. No experience necessary, it's free and all are welcome!  The meditation will begin at 12:15pm. We will meet weekly beginning August 26th, except for the day after Thanksgiving or if ISU is closed for any other reason.  Register for Zoom link While registering does not commit you to attend every week, the benefits of meditation practice do increase over time with regular practice. Room: Online through Zoom. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Friday, December 2, 2022, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Free Zumba Class

You've made it to December! To celebrate, we are doing a free Zumba class for all students who are interested. Come join us and dance away your stress. Having fun and exercising are great self-care activities that will help you for finals week around the corner! Location: Reed Gymnasium and Student Recreation Center. Room: GetFit room #208. Event Type: Athletics. Diversity. Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Friday, December 2, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Movie - A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Friday, December 2, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM.

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Concert: Joy to the World

Nell Flanders - ISCS Conductor/Artistic Director Scott Anderson - guest conductor Nell Flanders and Scott Anderson are planning a wonderful concert in collaboration with the ISU Concert Choir and the Camerata Singers. The program will present holiday favorites, sing-a-longs, and the NYC spirit of Duke Ellington with the ISCS musicians performing an orchestral arrangement of Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, a jazzy take on Tchaikovsky’s celebrated ballet. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://thesymphony.us/ticket-prices. Friday, December 2, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit thesymphony.us.

Santa Claws Fun Run 2022

The Santa Claws Fun Run is a great event for the whole family! The Santa Claws Fun Run benefits the members of the Bengal Student Professional Association of Sports Medicine at Idaho State University. The event features a 5K race for adults (and children accompanied by an adult) as well as a 1K race for the kids! Meet Santa at the event and load up on Christmas "Swag" at the swag stations distributed along the 5K course. We will also be hosting a raffle! Bring canned goods in exchange for a FREE RAFLLE TICKET! RAFFLE WINNERS WILL BE DRAWN AFTER THE RACE, SO MAKE SURE YOU STOP BACK, AND BE PRESENT TO SEE IF YOU WON! Check-in starts at 8:30 AM.  The kids 1K race starts at 9:00 AM and the 5K race starts at 9:30 AM. The Raffle will begin at 10:15 AM. 3 Raffle tickets for $1 or 20 for $5. Please come dressed in layers as our local weather is unpredictable. Hope for sunshiine, but be ready for snow! Event parking will be in the large parking lot by the tennis courts of Reed Gym. Canned food will be donated to Benn… Location: Reed Gymnasium and Student Recreation Center. Room: Reed Gym Foyer and Cadet Field. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $25 for Non Students; $20 for Students. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit forms.gle.

Women's Basketball vs St. Thomas

Women's Basketball vs St. Thomas Pocatello, ID. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Movie - A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Men's Basketball vs Southern Utah University

Men's Basketball vs Southern Utah University Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Movie - A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM.

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Concert: Joy to the World

Nell Flanders - ISCS Conductor/Artistic Director Scott Anderson - guest conductor Nell Flanders and Scott Anderson are planning a wonderful concert in collaboration with the ISU Concert Choir and the Camerata Singers. The program will present holiday favorites, sing-a-longs, and the NYC spirit of Duke Ellington with the ISCS musicians performing an orchestral arrangement of Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, a jazzy take on Tchaikovsky’s celebrated ballet. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://thesymphony.us/ticket-prices. Saturday, December 3, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit thesymphony.us.

Movie - 3000 Years of Longing

"3000 Years of Longing" plays on Sunday, December 4, at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton star in a creative spin on the genie mythology. While attending a conference in Istanbul, an acclaimed professor happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. Because she's a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong and refuses to participate, but the djinn tells her fantastical stories of his past and eventually, she's beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.  Trailer and more info are at http://www.isucinema.com/3000. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Sunday, December 4, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Movie - 3000 Years of Longing

"3000 Years of Longing" plays on Sunday, December 4, at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton star in a creative spin on the genie mythology. While attending a conference in Istanbul, an acclaimed professor happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. Because she's a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong and refuses to participate, but the djinn tells her fantastical stories of his past and eventually, she's beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.  Trailer and more info are at http://www.isucinema.com/3000. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Sunday, December 4, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Late 8-week and full semester course grading opens

Academic Calendar Late 8-week and full semester course grading opens. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, December 5, 2022.

President's Holiday Open House

President Kevin Satterlee invites all faculty and staff to join him at an open house to celebrate the holiday season on Friday, December 2, from 2-5 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Faculty. Staff. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Skills Class and Support Group

Each week will we learn about new skills for college students starting with Self-care and stress management, then time management and organization, study skills, money management, and interpersonal relationships. Drop by to meet new people and learn some new skills! Location: Turner Hall. Room: Turner Basement Computer Room. Event Type: Academics. Diversity. Health & Wellness. Lectures. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Bingo

SAB Bingo student have a chance to win prizes while playing. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Other. Cost: students-free / faculty-$3 / public-$5. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ISU Tree Lighting

Join us as we light the tree outside the Pond Student Union. Festivities to follow inlcude visits with santa, holiday crafts, and treats. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Rotunda Entrance/Ballroom. Event Type: Entertainment. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: No admission cost. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Men's Basketball vs Montana Western

Men's Basketball vs Montana Western Pocatello, Idaho. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Season of Note-Croce Plays Croce

A.J. Croce performs Croce Plays Croce, a special night of music featuring a complete set of classics by his late father Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, and songs that influenced both him and his father. This special event features such timeless songs as “Operator,” “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” “Time in a Bottle” (a song written for A.J.), “Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy),” and “Lovers Cross,” to name a few. Classic covers may include songs by Lieber and Stoller, Bessie Smith, and other folk and roots artists. Jim Croce was an American folk singer with a short-lived professional recording and touring career, and decades of posthumous fame as one of the greatest songwriters and artists ever. With sales surpassing 50 million records, including three #1 songs and 10 Top 10 hits, Jim Croce’s short career and long-lived legacy are well-remembered through his era-defining standards like “Operator,” Time in a Bottle,” and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.” A.J. Croce’s 30-year touring and recording career has produced ten… Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $30, $40. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

Webinar: More Actions in Moodle ISU

In this quick 20 minute webinar, we'll look at the options under the More tab in Moodle ISU including how to reuse course content from one semester to another. This will be recorded and shared on the ITRC Training Library YouTube channel. Room: Online. Event Type: Workshops & Training. Audience: Faculty. Staff. Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit isu.zoom.us.

Creative Writing Game Night

Creative writing game night! December 7 from 5:30 to 7 pm in the Bengal Cafe (PSUB). Pizza and prizes! Need a study break? Want to learn more about how the creative writing minor can work for you? Join us for low-stress, high-silly writing and word games. Spelling never counts. For more information, email brs@isu.edu or visit blackrockandsage.org. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Cafe. Event Type: Academics. Entertainment. Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit blackrockandsage.org.

SAB Family Game Night

Bring the family and join SAB for Family Game Night for an evening of fun and adventure with games for all ages and skill levels.  Board games, card games, and so much more for every skill level.  Come for fun and food and an adventure for all. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Wood River & Little Wood River Room. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Morning Mindful Stretching

Come join us every Thursday morning in Reed Gym to stretch and do some mindful meditation. Drop by anytime between 8am and 9:30am for just a few minutes of stretching. Best way to prepare for the day ahead of you and meet some new people! Bring a friend! Location: Reed Gymnasium and Student Recreation Center. Room: Bengal Studio (room 277). Event Type: Diversity. Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 8, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Bureau of Land Management Information Session

Please join the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as they present an information session on what it's like to work for the BLM. The BLM has many opportunities for students to gain experience in the field. Food will be provided! Location: Rendezvous. Room: Suite A. Event Type: Workshops & Training. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 8, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

President's Holiday Open House - Meridian Campus

President Kevin Satterlee invites all faculty and staff in the Meridian area to join him at an open house to celebrate the holiday season on Thursday, December 8, from 4-6 p.m. at the ISU Meridian Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center. Location: ISU Meridian. Room: Skaggs Health Science Center. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Faculty. Staff. Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Losing a loved one to suicide can be a profoundly painful and isolating experience. The complexity of the emotions can feel overwhelming and often survivors struggle to know who to talk to for fear others won't understand. This monthly support group is open to any student, faculty, or staff member who would like to connect with others who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide. This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 4 - 5 PM. DATES: Aug 11, 2022 Sep 8, 2022  Oct 13, 2022  Nov 10, 2022 Dec 8, 2022 REGISTER HERE FOR ZOOM LINK. Room: Online through Zoom. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Mindfulness Meditation

Join us every Friday online for a 30 minute Mindfulness Meditation from 12:15-12:45pm Mindfulness meditation is a proven way to help manage stress, and while fairly simple, not always easy. Having a group to meditate with makes it a little easier, and if you are new to meditation, we will provide instruction and guidance in the process. No experience necessary, it's free and all are welcome!  The meditation will begin at 12:15pm. We will meet weekly beginning August 26th, except for the day after Thanksgiving or if ISU is closed for any other reason.  Register for Zoom link While registering does not commit you to attend every week, the benefits of meditation practice do increase over time with regular practice. Room: Online through Zoom. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Friday, December 9, 2022, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Heber Hatchets Night

Join the Student Activities Board and Heber Hatchets for an evening of axe throwing entertainment. To sign up come see us in the Student Leadership & Engagement Center located in the Pond Student Union.  Limited to the first 50 students. Located off campus at Heber Hatchets at  504 East Center Street, Pocatello. Room: Heber Hatchets - off campus. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free with Bengal ID. Friday, December 9, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Portneuf Chamber Music Concert - Old Firehouse (Old Town Pocatello)

All are invited to attend. Admission is by donation only. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: Free Admission. Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Historic Firehouse in Old Town (210 N. Arthur Ave.).

West Yellowstone XC Ski Trip

West Yellowstone XC Ski Trip December 10-11 Don your skis and ski along the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park and the groomed trails of the Rendezvous Ski Center in West Yellowstone. The group will spend the night at a local bunkhouse.  Costs include transportation, ski pass, and bunkhouse. Ski equipment and meals are not included. Activity Rating: I Group Size: 10 Student: First trip is Free, Second trip $60 ISU Affiliate: $90 Pre-trip: December 8, 5:30 pm at OAC Last sign-up date: December 8. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Student: First trip is Free, Second trip $60 ISU Affiliate: $90. Saturday, December 10, 2022 – Sunday, December 11, 2022. West Yellowstone, MT. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Men's Basketball vs University of St. Thomas

Men's Basketball vs University of St. Thomas Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, December 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Season of Note-Kurt Bestor Christmas

Nobody does Christmas better. From the magical, starry stage to the featured musicians, from invited guests and Bestors own playing, conducting and emceeing the show, to the arrangements that add such texture and layers to Christmas songs, there is nothing like a Kurt Bestor Christmas. Bestor has been performing sold-out Christmas shows for over thirty years, as he is best known for his innovative interpretation of seasonal carols found in his popular 5 CD boxed set “The Complete Kurt Bestor Christmas,” and his haunting musical prayer for peace “Prayer of the Children,” The Utah based composer and performer launched his career writing music for television and movies. His credits include more than 40 film scores and more than 40 themes for national TV programs and commercials. It is Bestor’s music that has introduced NFL Monday Night Football and National Geographic Explorer; he scored TBS’s Wild! Life Adventures and the IMAX film “The Great American West.” He also was given the Outstanding Film Score Award at… Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $36, $40. Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

Movie - The Swearing Jar

"The Swearing Jar" plays on Sunday, December 11, at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. This highly rated Canadian movie about a high-school music teacher follows the story of her budding relationship with her husband, the birth of their child, and the lie that threatens it all. "An intelligent, hopeful, and heartbreaking musical drama about moving on, exploring what can happen when you’re determined to write your own destiny in love and in life," writes Screen Daily.  Admission is $3 for the Public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.  Trailer and more info are at http://www.isucinema.com/swearing. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Sunday, December 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Movie - The Swearing Jar

"The Swearing Jar" plays on Sunday, December 11, at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. This highly rated Canadian movie about a high-school music teacher follows the story of her budding relationship with her husband, the birth of their child, and the lie that threatens it all. "An intelligent, hopeful, and heartbreaking musical drama about moving on, exploring what can happen when you’re determined to write your own destiny in love and in life," writes Screen Daily.  Admission is $3 for the Public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.  Trailer and more info are at http://www.isucinema.com/swearing. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Bengal Theater. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Cost: Free for ISU students, $2 ISU staff, $3 for the public. Sunday, December 11, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Final Examinations

Academic Calendar Final Examinations. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, December 12, 2022 – Friday, December 16, 2022.

Summer 2023 Class Schedule viewable online (subject to change)

Academic Calendar Summer 2023 Class Schedule viewable online (subject to change). Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, December 12, 2022.

Skills Class and Support Group

Each week will we learn about new skills for college students starting with Self-care and stress management, then time management and organization, study skills, money management, and interpersonal relationships. Drop by to meet new people and learn some new skills! Location: Turner Hall. Room: Turner Basement Computer Room. Event Type: Academics. Diversity. Health & Wellness. Lectures. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Winter Carnival

Join the Student Activities Board for a Winter Carnival extravaganza.  Lots of fun and snacks for everyone!  Family friendly event so bring the kids and have a great time! Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free to Students and families / Facutly $5 / Public $10. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bengal Wednesday

Join the Student Activities Board for Bengal Wednesday!  Wear Bengal gear to get Bengal gear!  Must have current Bengal ID card with you! Location: Pond Student Union. Room: PSU Lobby Table. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free with Bengal ID. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Webinar: Setting Up Your Moodle ISU Gradebook

Not sure if your Moodle ISU gradebook is calculating correctly? We'll show you how to set up your Moodle ISU course gradebook for success in this quick 20 minute webinar. This will be recorded and shared on the ITRC Training Library YouTube channel. Room: Online. Event Type: Workshops & Training. Audience: Faculty. Staff. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit isu.zoom.us.

Morning Mindful Stretching

Come join us every Thursday morning in Reed Gym to stretch and do some mindful meditation. Drop by anytime between 8am and 9:30am for just a few minutes of stretching. Best way to prepare for the day ahead of you and meet some new people! Bring a friend! Location: Reed Gymnasium and Student Recreation Center. Room: Bengal Studio (room 277). Event Type: Diversity. Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Workshops & Training. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Fall classes end

Academic Calendar Fall classes end. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Friday, December 16, 2022.

Mindfulness Meditation

Join us every Friday online for a 30 minute Mindfulness Meditation from 12:15-12:45pm Mindfulness meditation is a proven way to help manage stress, and while fairly simple, not always easy. Having a group to meditate with makes it a little easier, and if you are new to meditation, we will provide instruction and guidance in the process. No experience necessary, it's free and all are welcome!  The meditation will begin at 12:15pm. We will meet weekly beginning August 26th, except for the day after Thanksgiving or if ISU is closed for any other reason.  Register for Zoom link While registering does not commit you to attend every week, the benefits of meditation practice do increase over time with regular practice. Room: Online through Zoom. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Cost: Free. Friday, December 16, 2022, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Commencement (August and December 2022 graduates)

Academic Calendar Idaho State University Winter Commencement For August and December 2022 Graduates Saturday, December 17 11:00 a.m. Holt Arena For more information, please visit ISU's commencement website: https://www.isu.edu/commencement/ Questions should be directed to: commencement@isu.edu. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Saturday, December 17, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Holt Arena.

Late 8-week and full semester course grading closes at 5:00pm

Academic Calendar Late 8-week and full semester course grading closes at 5:00pm. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Season of Note-Christmas with the Celts

Back by popular demand!  The high-stepping spirited musical selections have audiences clapping alon form the first lively renditions of popular contemporary Christmas Classics: 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman' 'Little Drummer Boy' 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'; also 'Count Your Many Blessings' 'White Chirstmas' and John Lennon's perennial 'Happy Christmas'.  The show presents a perfect combination of modern Christmas hits, lively ancient Irish Carols, hilarious spontaneous humor, thrilling Irish dancing, a children's choir and lush string arrangements giving audiences a most memorable interactive Christmas experience.  Christmas with the Celts is the name of the holiday show form the music group The Nashville Celts.  The Nashville Celts are Laura McGhee from Dundee Scotland on vocals/fiddle, Fiachra O'Regan from Connemara, Ireland on uilleann pipes, Ric Blair on vocal-guitar-bodhran & piano, Will Clark on vocals/mandolin/banjo and others including the crowd pleasing Irish dancers. www.christmaswiththecelts… Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

Men's Basketball vs Northern Arizona University

Men's Basketball vs Northern Arizona University Pocatello, Idaho. Thursday, December 29, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Men's Basketball vs University of Northern Colorado

Men's Basketball vs University of Northern Colorado Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, December 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Women's Basketball vs Weber State

Women's Basketball vs Weber State Pocatello, ID. Saturday, January 7, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Spring classes begin

Academic Calendar Spring classes begin. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Alumni. Monday, January 9, 2023.

Women's Basketball vs Montana State

Women's Basketball vs Montana State Pocatello, ID. Thursday, January 12, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses

Academic Calendar Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Friday, January 13, 2023.

Student Craft Night

Free Student Craft Night January 13th 7-9 pm We will have snacks and drinks. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Craft Shop. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Friday, January 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Greater Idaho Trumpet Guild (GITG) Conference

Support the Greater Idaho Trumpet Guild. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Saturday, January 14, 2023.

Women's Basketball vs Montana

Women's Basketball vs Montana Pocatello, ID. Saturday, January 14, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Greater Idaho Trumpet Guild (GITG) Performance

Support the Greater Idaho Trumpet Guild. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Saturday, January 14, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Martin Luther King/Idaho Human Rights holiday (Monday - no classes)

Academic Calendar Martin Luther King/Idaho Human Rights holiday (Monday - no classes). Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, January 16, 2023.

Men's Basketball vs Sacramento State

Men's Basketball vs Sacramento State Pocatello, Idaho. Thursday, January 19, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Men's Basketball vs Portland State University

Men's Basketball vs Portland State University Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, January 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses

Academic Calendar Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, January 23, 2023.

Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Office of the Registrar to declare Idaho residency

Academic Calendar Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Office of the Registrar to declare Idaho residency. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, January 23, 2023.

Bingo

SAB Bingo student have a chance to win prizes while playing. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Other. Cost: students-free / faculty-$3 / public-$5. Thursday, January 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Women's Basketball vs Eastern Washington

Women's Basketball vs Eastern Washington Pocatello, ID. Thursday, January 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

ISU Day of Percussion

All Day Percussion Clinics. Location: Fine Arts Building. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Saturday, January 28, 2023.

Women's Basketball vs Idaho

Women's Basketball vs Idaho Pocatello, ID. Saturday, January 28, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Seniors: Last day to file application for May graduation

Academic Calendar Seniors:  Last day to file application for May graduation. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, January 30, 2023.

ISU Hosts IMEA Conference

All-State Inservice Conference. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Wednesday, February 1, 2023 – Friday, February 3, 2023. For more info visit www.idahomusiced.org.

Men's Basketball vs Weber State University

Men's Basketball vs Weber State University Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, February 4, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Summer 2023 registration for continuing ISU students begins for all class levels (subject to change)

Academic Calendar Summer 2023 registration for continuing ISU students begins for all class levels (subject to change). Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, February 6, 2023.

Women's Basketball vs NAU

Women's Basketball vs NAU Pocatello, ID. Monday, February 6, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Men's Basketball vs University of Montana

Men's Basketball vs University of Montana Pocatello, Idaho. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Last day to Withdraw from early 8-week courses

Academic Calendar Last day to Withdraw from early 8-week courses. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Friday, February 10, 2023.

Student Craft Night

Free Student Craft Night January 13th 7-9 pm We will be making lip gloss to get ready for Valentines Day. We will have snacks and drinks. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Craft Shop. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Current Students. Cost: Free. Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ISU School of Performing Arts: "Cendrillon" (Cinderella Opera)

"Cendrillon," based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale will be the third show of our season. Idaho State Theatre will be working alongside the Music Department to perform the English version of this French Opera. This classic show is a wonderful story for young and old alike. Location: Frazier Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $5-$15. Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit idahostate.evenue.net.

Season of Note-Bee Gees Gold

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will close your eyes and say its Barry! John Acosta's Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry), Daryll Borges (Robin), Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, there is a sensation that will make you blurt out , Wow.. I just seen and heard the Bee Gees! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique falsettos that made them legends. Performing such early hits as Massachusetts, I started a Joke, to the later Disco classics, Stayin' Alive, and You should be dancing! www.fuzion.com/artists/bee-gees-gold-tribute. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $26, $30. Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

ISU Jazz Fest

Come Support Jazz Fest and its participants. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall/Bistline Theatre. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://www.isu.edu/music/concerts-and-events/. Saturday, February 11, 2023.

Men's Basketball vs Montana State University

Men's Basketball vs Montana State University Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ISU Jazz Fest Concert

Come see what the Jazz and Commercial Music students have been working on. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://www.isu.edu/music/concerts-and-events/. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 7:30 PM.

ISU School of Performing Arts: "Cendrillon" (Cinderella Opera)

"Cendrillon," based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale will be the third show of our season. Idaho State Theatre will be working alongside the Music Department to perform the English version of this French Opera. This classic show is a wonderful story for young and old alike. Location: Frazier Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $5-$15. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit idahostate.evenue.net.

Bingo

SAB Bingo student have a chance to win prizes while playing. Location: Pond Student Union. Room: Ballroom. Event Type: Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Staff. Other. Cost: students-free / faculty-$3 / public-$5. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ISU Wind Ensemble/Concert Band Performance

Come see what the Band students have been working on. Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Event Type: Academics. Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://www.isu.edu/music/concerts-and-events/. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Women's Basketball vs Portland State

Women's Basketball vs Portland State Pocatello, ID. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

ISU School of Performing Arts: "Cendrillon" (Cinderella Opera)

"Cendrillon," based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale will be the third show of our season. Idaho State Theatre will be working alongside the Music Department to perform the English version of this French Opera. This classic show is a wonderful story for young and old alike. Location: Frazier Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $5-$15. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit idahostate.evenue.net.

ISU School of Performing Arts: "Cendrillon" (Cinderella Opera)

"Cendrillon," based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale will be the third show of our season. Idaho State Theatre will be working alongside the Music Department to perform the English version of this French Opera. This classic show is a wonderful story for young and old alike. Location: Frazier Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $5-$15. Friday, February 17, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit idahostate.evenue.net.

ISU Music Audition Day

Music Department Auditions - 2023 Auditions begin on February 18 at the ISU Fine Arts Building.  Fill out an application as soon as possible.  All applicants will be contacted in January to schedule your audition. ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN MAJORING/MINORING IN MUSIC OR WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP MUST AUDITION.  One audition for both. Scholarships are available for anyone participating in Music Department ensembles. We will then send you an offer letter a few weeks after you audition.  Remember, you must be accepted to ISU to receive a letter (apply at isu.edu/apply). More information (including suggestions) about our auditions can be found in our "Departmental Handbook" (Right hand side of this page) Students who wish to Major or Minor in music should complete all of the suggestions (except sight reading).  Students who are auditioning for "scholarship only" may do the suggestions as well, or prepare two short contrasting works (technical/lyrical). Music Major/Minor students will also be asked t… Location: Fine Arts Building. Event Type: Admissions. Performing Arts. Audience: Future Students. Saturday, February 18, 2023. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Women's Basketball vs Sacramento State

Women's Basketball vs Sacramento State Pocatello, ID. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

ISU School of Performing Arts: "Cendrillon" (Cinderella Opera)

"Cendrillon," based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale will be the third show of our season. Idaho State Theatre will be working alongside the Music Department to perform the English version of this French Opera. This classic show is a wonderful story for young and old alike. Location: Frazier Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: $5-$15. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit idahostate.evenue.net.

Early-8 week course grading opens

Academic Calendar Early-8 week course grading opens. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, February 20, 2023.

Presidents' Day holiday (Monday - no classes)

Academic Calendar Presidents' Day holiday (Monday - no classes). Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, February 20, 2023.

Men's Basketball vs University of Idaho

Men's Basketball vs University of Idaho Pocatello, Idaho. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Sports Hall of Fame

The Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to ISU varsity sports and, in doing so, have enhanced the image and reputation of Idaho State University. Location: TBD. Room: ICCU Bengal Alumni Center. Event Type: Athletics. Entertainment. Audience: Alumni. Faculty. Staff. Saturday, February 25, 2023. For more info visit www.isu.edu.

Men's Basketball vs Eastern Washington University

Men's Basketball vs Eastern Washington University Pocatello, Idaho. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Concert: Brooklyn Bridge

Nell Flanders - ISCS Conductor/Artistic Director Guest soloist will be the winner of ISU Concerto Competition Le roi s'amuse (Delibes) Pavane pour une infante défunte (Ravel) Sinfonia for Orbiting Spheres (Mazzoli) The Moldau (Smetana). Location: Stephens Performing Arts Center. Room: Jensen Hall. Event Type: Entertainment. Exhibits. Performing Arts. Student Activities. Audience: Alumni. Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Other. Cost: https://thesymphony.us/ticket-prices. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.thesymphony.us.

Mid-term week (Feb 27 - Mar 3)

Academic Calendar Mid-term week. Event Type: Academics. Audience: Current Students. Faculty. Future Students. Staff. Monday, February 27, 2023 – Friday, March 3, 2023.

Women's Basketball vs Northern Colorado

Women's Basketball vs Northern Colorado Pocatello, ID. Monday, February 27, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.