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Dave Patton digging soil pit in desert at Reynolds Creek CZO.

ISU and ARS researchers improve method to measure soil carbon at National Science Foundation Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in Southwest Idaho

April 23, 2019

POCATELLO – There is two to three times as much carbon in the Earth’s soil than in its atmosphere, which has important implications with regard to the effects of climate change, and scientists working at the National Science Foundation’s Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in southwest Idaho have developed a better method for estimating soil carbon.

Three Idaho State University faculty members – Schoen, Seiger and Lohse – honored as 2019 Distinguished Faculty

April 17, 2019

POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement on May 4 in the Holt Arena. The recipients are Distinguished Teacher Marco Schoen, Distinguished Service Cindy Seiger and Distinguished Researcher Kathleen Lohse.

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Idaho State University 2019 Outstanding Student Award recipients announced; banquet April 22

April 16, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2019 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 4, in Holt Arena.

Idaho State University physics to host particle physics workshop to train secondary education teachers

April 15, 2019

POCATELLO – Secondary education teachers from throughout the western United States will gather at Idaho State University June 17-20 to learn about particle physics so they can better teach the fundamentals of science to their students. 

Hawthorne Middle School takes first at Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad on March 30

April 4, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University announced that the first-place winner for the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad that took place on March 30 is Hawthorne Middle School’s team. 

Master Teachers poster

Five Idaho State University Faculty Honored as 2019 Outstanding Master Teachers  

March 28, 2019

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have been chosen to receive 2019 Outstanding Master Teacher Awards.

Poster of Outstanding Faculty

Five Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2019 Outstanding Researcher Awards

March 28, 2019

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2019 Outstanding Researcher Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 9 at Juniper Hills Country Club.

Photo of award winners at ASCE banquet

ISU Professor Mustafa Mashal receives ASCE Engineer of the Year Award

March 25, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Mustafa Mashal was awarded the Southern Idaho Section Engineer of the Year award at the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards Banquet on March 19. 

 Idaho State physics to host Science Olympiad

March 21, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 pm in the ISU Physical Science Building on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.

Photo of layout of Opportuni-Tea tables taken from above at the Stephens Performing Arts Center

Five ISU undergraduates to present research at Western Regional Honors Conference

March 21, 2019

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University Honors Program undergraduates will present research at the Western Regional Honors Conference hosted by Montana State University March 29-31.