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Idaho Museum of Natural History to present equine navicular syndrome lecture on July 15

Posted in Academics, Events, People, Research by taylandy on the July 2nd, 2015

POCATELLO – Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Mary Thompson will present a lecture on her research on equine navicular syndrome (ENS) in prehistoric horses at 7 p.m. July 15 at the Museum.

ENS is a chronic, incurable lameness of the horse’s foot.

The lecture is part of the Museum’s Extraordinary Evening with a Research program. The IMNH is located on the Idaho State University Pocatello campus, 698 E. Dillon Street. (more…)

‘Creating wealth is an illusion’: Idaho State University anthropology Professor Paul Trawick publishes paper in journal Current Anthropology

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the June 19th, 2015

Creating wealth is an illusion; and economic activity is subject to the laws of thermodynamics: these are key points of an article written by Idaho State University anthropologist Paul Trawick and published this spring in Current Anthropology, a leading peer-review journal in the discipline.

“I am pleased that this article appeared in one of the top-ranked scientific journals, “ Trawick said. (more…)

NuMat and Idaho State University join together for world-class research and development

Posted in Academics, Research by taylandy on the June 18th, 2015

POCATELLO – NuMat, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with Idaho State University to conduct joint research and development centered at the Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) Complex in Pocatello, Idaho, with the goal of commercializing advanced technologies.

On June 1, Idaho State University and NuMat, Inc. signed a Technology Development and Licensing Agreement to work together to conduct research and development in a variety of technical areas at the RISE Complex, including: advanced manufacturing, medical isotope production, and materials science. (more…)

Collette Wixom-Call joins Idaho State University’s development team

Posted in People, Research by taylandy on the May 29th, 2015

Collette Wixom-Call is the new director of development for the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences. (more…)

ISU Idaho Mom Study seeks participants in third trimester of pregnancy

Posted in Events, People, Research by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2015

The Idaho State University Idaho Mom Study is seeking 60-80 pregnant women in their third trimester to examine women’s experiences during pregnancy and how they may relate to the growth and behavior of their infants. (more…)

Idaho State University Professor Terry Bowyer honored with Wallmo Award for deer-management research

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the May 22nd, 2015

Idaho State University biological sciences Professor Terry Bowyer has been honored with the O. C. “Charlie” Wallmo Award for contributions to knowledge and improved management of black-tailed and mule deer.

He received the award at the recent 11th Biennial Western States and Provinces Deer and Elk Workshop held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The award is given by the mule deer working group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, and is this entity’s highest award. (more…)

Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as Distinguished Faculty

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the May 11th, 2015

Three Idaho State University faculty were honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 9 in Holt Arena.

They are Barbara Frank, associate lecturer and advisor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Teacher; Cal Edwards, law enforcement coordinator and instructor, College of Technology, who is serving as interim director of Public Safety from January through May 18, Distinguished Service Award; Colden Baxter, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Researcher. (more…)

Idaho State University geoscientists study volcano plumes in special lab; work has applications for active eruptions

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the April 28th, 2015

In the morning on April 23, Idaho State University volcanologists were setting off an artificial volcanic eruption plume in a the ISU Volcanic Simulation Laboratory; later that day, using the knowledge they collected in that lab, these scientists were analyzing Chile’s Calbuco volcano eruption, charting the plume’s characteristics. (more…)

Second annual open house, research symposium for biological sciences department set April 29 in Gale Life Sciences Building

Posted in Academics, Events, Research by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2015

The Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences will hold an open house and research symposium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 in the foyer of the Gale Life Science Building.

The symposium is open to public and refreshments will be served. (more…)

ISU receives $179,000 IGEM grant for project with J.R. Simplot Company to use Unmanned Aircraft Sensors to expand ag market opportunities

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2015

Idaho State University received a $179,000 grant from the state’s Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) to pursue a project with the J.R. Simplot Company to use unmanned aircraft sensors (UAS) to improve agricultural field productivity and grower profitability. (more…)

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