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ISU American Fisheries Society to hold ice-fishing derby Jan. 25 at Sportsman's Park

POCATELLO – A fishing derby Jan. 25 at Sportsman’s Park on the west side of American Falls Reservoir features a $500 first-place prize for the largest Rainbow trout and a $250 first-place prize for perch.

January 7, 2020

ISU student Joselynn Castillo receives $10,000 scholarship from the Maná Scholarship Program

POCATELLO – Joselynn Castillo wasn’t even going to apply for the Maná Scholarship because she thought there was no way she could win a national scholarship. However, with the encouragement of her mother, she applied and was one of 15 students selected out of a pool of 1,200 to receive a $10,000 scholarship.

November 19, 2019

ISU Professor Aho studies how airborne bacteria, fungi help it rain and snow

POCATELLO – Most people don’t think of weather as having a biological component and aren’t aware of the role airborne bacteria and fungi have in helping create rain and snow. But Ken Aho, Idaho State University associate professor of biological sciences, studies this phenomenon.

November 5, 2019

Two ISU undergraduate biology students to present at Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students Nov. 13-16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biology undergraduate students Magdalena Argomaniz and Hannah Aken will present their research at the Annual Biology Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Nov. 13-16 in Anaheim, California. 

By Tori Parks, Marketing Intern | October 25, 2019

ISU nuclear engineering professor receives $800,000 grant for materials science research

IDAHO FALLS – Idaho State University nuclear engineering Associate Professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is the principal investigator on a $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program to study itsy-bitsy, teeny-tiny, 10-to-the-minus-6-meter materials to determine their strength to support development of new nuclear fuels.

October 25, 2019

ISU biology professor, student conduct research in Catalina Island; Master's student to present findings in January

POCATELLO – Santa Catalina Island is known for its glass bottom boats, scuba and snorkeling spots, and panoramic views of the pacific, but to Idaho State University biological sciences Assistant Professor Devaleena Pradhan, the island is known for the Bluebanded Goby fish.

By Tori Parks, Marketing Intern | October 23, 2019

ISU Physics and Pocatello Kiwanis to host a Haunted Science Lab Oct. 26

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 9 p.m. in the old Pocatello Street Operations Building at 1080 South First Ave. in Pocatello. 

October 17, 2019

ISU IEEE Career Exploration Series to be held Oct. 15

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IEEE) club will host a Career Exploration Series on Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Middle Fork Room. The purpose of this event is to expose students to different career specialties within the electrical engineering field.

October 9, 2019

Dr. Timothy Magnuson, biological sciences professor, passes away

Dr. Timothy Magnuson, Idaho State University biological sciences professor since 2001, passed away this weekend from natural causes while on a backpacking trip in Yellowstone National Park.

October 7, 2019

Idaho State University to celebrate the return of the Red Hill “I” on Oct. 10

POCATELLO – After more than five years of absence from Idaho State University, the Red Hill “I” icon has returned to campus. The Bengal community will celebrate its return at 4 p.m. on Oct. 10 on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.

October 2, 2019

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