ISU News: College of Science and Engineering
$20 Million Idaho research award focuses on genetics of rainbow trout, sagebrush
September 18, 2018
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will share a $20 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) with Idaho State University and Boise State University to support research aimed at uncovering and predicting how rainbow trout and sagebrush adjust to changing environments.
President of American Society for Civil Engineers Kristina Swallow to participate in presentations at ISU on Sept. 18
September 13, 2018
POCATELLO – Kristina Swallow, national president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, will be featured in two presentations at Idaho State University on Sept. 18.
ISU graduate student James Norris to present overview of neutrino experiment at Weber State University on Oct. 17
September 6, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate student James Norris has been invited to present “An Overview of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE)” at Weber State University on Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Idaho State University biological sciences, geosciences faculty contribute to new book on Cutthroat Trout
September 6, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences professor Ernest Keeley, associate professor Janet Loxterman and affiliate faculty Kitty Griswold, and geosciences professor Paul Link have contributed to the new book Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy.
Idaho State University Honors Program features new director Shannon Nawotniak
August 21, 2018
POCATELLO – Making the Idaho State University Honors Program, the premier honors program in Idaho, more visible and strengthening collaborations across campus are among the goals new director Shannon Kobs Nawotniak has for the program.
How thick is the skin of the earth? Idaho State University researchers discover a simple empirical model to predict soil thickness
August 17, 2018
POCATELLO –A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service has discovered a simple method for predicting the spatial distribution of soil thickness across a landscape.
Public can view live exploration of underwater volcanoes from study that involves ISU researchers looking at possibility of life on Saturn moon
August 16, 2018
POCATELLO – The public and educators can join Idaho State University geosciences Associate Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak as researchers from NASA, NOAA and other partners explore the possibility of life on one of Saturn’s moons by sending unmanned submersibles down to study volcanoes on the Pacific Ocean’s sea floor.
Biological sciences major Cody Feldman is ISU Career Path Intern of the Month for August
August 15, 2018
POCATELLO – Cody Feldman has been named the Idaho State University Career Path Intern for the month of August by the ISU Career Center.
ISU engineering teams with Idaho Transportation Department on testing low-cost, high-quality concrete used for bridge construction
August 10, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University civil engineers and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) are teaming up on the second phase of testing of a new type of concrete material that will be installed between girders on a Highway 36 bridge over the Bear River near Preston.
Idaho State University summer undergraduate researchers head to Idaho INBRE Research Conference in Moscow July 30-Aug. 1
July 30, 2018
POCATELLO – Fourteen undergraduate students who paired with mentors to complete 10 weeks of intensive work as full-time biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program are heading to Moscow to present their findings.