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ISU Professor Honored at Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition

November 30, 2023

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Sweet Concrete: Idaho State Researchers Develop Greener Building Materials Using Sugar Processing Waste Products

November 27, 2023

If you want to make more sustainable and environmentally friendly concrete, you’re going to need some sugar. Sort of.  

Veteran Student Services Center Salutes Student Veterans

November 9, 2023

In celebration of Veteran's Day, we are honored to highlight a few of the students who found benefit in utilizing the Veteran Student Services Center.

Brandon Peecock and Kiersten Pormoso pose for a photo in the green room while filming Ancient Earth: Inferno

Idaho State University Paleontology Professor Featured on PBS' NOVA

November 8, 2023

An Idaho State University paleontologist has been featured on one of the nation’s premier science television shows.

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Idaho State Professor, Student Return from 9-Day Research Expedition on the Pacific Ocean

November 2, 2023

Ask Rhys Ellis if he’d spend another nine days at sea, and you’ll get an enthusiastic answer. 

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KillerTomato: Viruses Discovered by Idaho State Students May Yield New Treatments for Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

October 26, 2023

There’s a KillerTomato lurking on the grounds of Idaho State University. Not to fear, though, this cold-blooded killer is only looking for victims of the bacterial variety.

A child screams while watching a science experiment.

Haunted Science Laboratory Opens to the Public on Oct. 28 from 4 to 9 p.m.

October 19, 2023

Kids of all ages are invited to see the not-so-spooky side of science just before Halloween.  

Haunted lab

Volunteers Needed for ISU Physics' Haunted Science Laboratory

September 29, 2023

The Idaho State University Department of Physics needs your help with one of the area’s most popular Halloween attractions.   

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Mapping the Moon: Research Tackles Volcanoes on Other Worlds, Lunar Navigation

September 18, 2023

Two Idaho State University professors hope the volcanic features around East Idaho can answer some questions about their otherworldly counterparts.

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Using Recycled Tires for Building Construction Research at Idaho State University Shows Promise

September 12, 2023

 For Idaho State University Associate Professor Mustafa Mashal and Alumnus Mahesh Mahat, the calculations for designing a structure are intensely personal.