ISU News: College of Science and Engineering
Math, physics, philosophy and writing all have a place in Alec Lepisto’s world
February 27, 2020
POCATELLO – Senior Idaho State University Honors Program student Alec Lepisto believes in living a well-rounded life and his academic and private pursuits show he walks his talk.
ISU Professor Finney co-authors study supporting theory earliest North American humans arrived by ocean route
February 19, 2020
POCATELLO – A study co-authored by Idaho State University Professor Bruce Finney bolsters the argument that more than 15,000 years ago that the first humans who traveled to North America used a coastal route, traveling by boat, as opposed to traveling from the north, walking over a land bridge and then southward between the large retreating glaciers.
Idaho GEM3 project focusing on trout and sagebrush aims to produce new scientists
February 11, 2020
POCATELLO – The $20 million GEM3 grant engaging researchers from public universities throughout Idaho is expansive in its scope of studying two iconic Idaho species, sagebrush and redband trout, and along the way it hopes to encourage students to choose a career path in science.
'Science of Science Writing' panel discussion set Feb. 27 at Center for Advanced Energy Studies
February 4, 2020
The Center for Advanced Energy Studies CAES will host a panel discussion on journal writing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 in the CAES Auditorium.
Petroleum Experts donate MOVEModeling software worth more than $2.5 million to Idaho State University Geosciences department
January 31, 2020
POCATELLO – Petroleum Experts Limited has donated the equivalent of more than $2.5 million in oil and gas-industry software for use by the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences that will be used by ISU researchers working on a National Science Foundation grant and for teaching of advanced graduate-level geosciences courses.
ISU Civil and Environmental Engineering featured in national publication
January 27, 2020
The ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and its precast engineering studio are featured in the January/February 2020 edition of Precast Inc., a national magazine published by the National Precast Concrete Association.
ISU American Fisheries Society to hold ice-fishing derby Jan. 25 at Sportsman's Park
January 7, 2020
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.
ISU student Joselynn Castillo receives $10,000 scholarship from the Maná Scholarship Program
November 19, 2019
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.
ISU Professor Aho studies how airborne bacteria, fungi help it rain and snow
November 5, 2019
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.
Two ISU undergraduate biology students to present at Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students Nov. 13-16
October 25, 2019
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.