ISU News: College of Science and Engineering
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.
ISU nuclear engineering professor receives $800,000 grant for materials science research
October 25, 2019
IDAHO FALLS – Idaho State University nuclear engineering Associate Professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is the principal investigator on a $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program to study itsy-bitsy, teeny-tiny, 10-to-the-minus-6-meter materials to determine their strength to support development of new nuclear fuels.
ISU biology professor, student conduct research in Catalina Island; Master's student to present findings in January
October 23, 2019
POCATELLO – Santa Catalina Island is known for its glass bottom boats, scuba and snorkeling spots, and panoramic views of the pacific, but to Idaho State University biological sciences Assistant Professor Devaleena Pradhan, the island is known for the Bluebanded Goby fish.
ISU Physics and Pocatello Kiwanis to host a Haunted Science Lab Oct. 26
October 17, 2019
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the Kiwanis Club of Pocatello will host a Haunted Science Laboratory exhibit open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 9 p.m. in the old Pocatello Street Operations Building at 1080 South First Ave. in Pocatello.
ISU IEEE Career Exploration Series to be held Oct. 15
October 9, 2019
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IEEE) club will host a Career Exploration Series on Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Middle Fork Room. The purpose of this event is to expose students to different career specialties within the electrical engineering field.
Dr. Timothy Magnuson, biological sciences professor, passes away
October 7, 2019
Dr. Timothy Magnuson, Idaho State University biological sciences professor since 2001, passed away this weekend from natural causes while on a backpacking trip in Yellowstone National Park.
Idaho State University to celebrate the return of the Red Hill “I” on Oct. 10
October 2, 2019
POCATELLO – After more than five years of absence from Idaho State University, the Red Hill “I” icon has returned to campus. The Bengal community will celebrate its return at 4 p.m. on Oct. 10 on the Hutchinson Quadrangle.
Volunteers Needed for the 2019 Haunted Science Lab
September 25, 2019
POCATELLO – Volunteers are needed for the eighth annual Haunted Science Laboratory that is hosted in late October by the Idaho State University Department of Physics and the Kiwanis Club with support from the community.