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Northern Great Plains ‘greening’ during recent climate change

July 1, 2020

Plants absorb more carbon, use less water but nitrogen levels decrease

ISU's Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar will discuss nuclear energy at the virtual CAES Codebreaker seminar on July 2

June 22, 2020

Dr. Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, Associate Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at Idaho State University who was sworn in as President of the Americasdn Nuclear Society (ANS) earlier this month, will discuss nuclear energy at the virtual CAES Codebreaker seminar at 3:30 pm MT on July 2. 

ISU doctoral researcher Jeremy Brooks perseveres through disrupted Yellowstone field season

May 12, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University doctoral field researcher Jeremy Brooks was expecting to be out in the wild, open spaces of Yellowstone National Park this spring collecting crucial data for a National Science Foundation study. Instead, for the bulk of the semester he has found himself inside his home using a microscope to examine aquatic insect samples, measuring the teeth of blackfly larvae and the patterns of colorations on the backs of stoneflies.

ISU’s Emily Oliphant receives prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

May 5, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics major Emily Oliphant, 20, who has completed her undergraduate this spring in three years, has received a three-year National Science Foundation Science Graduate Research Fellowship Program to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Michigan.

ISU Professor Emeritus, AAAS Fellow Wayne Minshall dies at Age 81

April 23, 2020

'He taught folks a lot of skills, not only stream ecology.'

ISU computer science students volunteer to scrub laptops for Idaho students in need

April 23, 2020

POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University computer science students volunteered for United Way of Southeast Idaho and Idaho Business for Education to help scrub donated computers to distribute to Idaho students in need of a device.

ISU's Team Bird Brain receives $358,000 funding extension from National Institutes of Health

April 21, 2020

ISU's TEAM BIRD BRAIN, the lab of Associate Professor of Neurophysiology Jason Pilarski, recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a project entitled "MECHANISMS OF RESPIRATORY-RELATED RHYTHMIC MOTOR ACTIVITY AND PLASTICITY IN THE DEVELOPING AVIAN BRAIN STEM" (Direct costs= $358,572).

Idaho Chapter American Fisheries Society honors ISU Professor Ernest Keeley

April 6, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences Professor Ernest Keeley has received the Outstanding Professional Award by the Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

CAES announces participants in Summer Visiting Faculty Program including four from ISU

April 2, 2020

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) Leadership team is pleased to announce the selected participants for the 2020 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program (CSVFP). Those participants include Idaho State University's Amir Ali, Daniel LaBrier, Anna McCarrey and Irene van Woerden.

ISU’s Rachel Brinkley receives American Fisheries Society scholarship

April 1, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Rachel Brinkley received the Idaho Chapter American Fisheries Society’s 2020 Graduate Scholarship at the group’s annual meeting in March.