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Two ISU civil engineering student teams record Top-10 finishes at national PCI Big Beam Competition

POCATELLO – Two teams of Idaho State University civil and environmental engineering students finished in the top 10 at the 2019 Precast/Prestressed Institute (PCI) Big Beam Competition.

September 17, 2019

ISU Geosciences Professor Glenn Thackray honored as Geological Society of America Fellow

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Glenn Thackray, geosciences professor, has been honored as a Geological Society of America Fellow for his insightful contributions to the understanding of glaciation and climate across the Pacific region. 

September 6, 2019

ISU’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar elected VP/President Elect for American Nuclear Society

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar has been elected vice president and president-elect for the American Nuclear Society.

September 4, 2019

ISU Department of Biological Sciences hosting ORAU series on biosystems signaling

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences is presenting a four-part seminar series under the theme "From Genome to Exposome: State of Biosystems Signaling in Response to Emerging Environmental Stressors” that begins Aug. 22.

August 21, 2019

Bengal nation well represented at annual Portneuf River Cleanup

POCATELLO – People throw a lot of strange stuff in the Portneuf River – stolen bikes, carpets, a bowling ball, an umbrella, yard waste, cell phones, weird dolls, metal grates, trash of all kinds and hundreds, if not thousands, of plastic bags – and a lot, lot more.

August 19, 2019

2020 Undergraduate Research STEM travel funds are now available

August 16, 2019

ISU researchers study Trumpeter Swans on SE Idaho wildlife refuges

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences master’s student Paige Miller has continued ISU research of Southeast Idaho Trumpeter Swans this summer by using remote cameras and placing tiny thermometers inside of empty egg shells.

August 15, 2019

Saharan paleontology study reveals extremes of science research for ISU’s Leif Tapanila

POCATELLO – Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University geosciences professor and director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, is a co-author on a scientific paper published this summer in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History that describes the Trans-Saharan Seaway in Mali, Africa, and the strange creatures that existed there 50 to 100 million years ago.

August 14, 2019

Phrozen physics demo, liquid nitrogen ice cream at Pine Ridge Mall Aug. 17

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University physics program and the Pine Ridge Mall invite the public to join them at the mall’s food court on Saturday, Aug. 17, for liquid nitrogen ice cream and “phrozen physics” demonstrations from 11 a.m. to noon.

August 14, 2019

Idaho State University geoscience grad students help discover new hydrothermal field off Oregon Coast

POCATELLO – Two graduate students at Idaho State University earlier this month helped discover a new ocean vent field on the deep-ocean floor off the coast of Oregon, a finding that has implications for searching for life on other planets.

July 1, 2019

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