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3MT Competition: Bengals take honors in state research challenge

February 15, 2019

BOISE – It was a daunting task – condensing thousands of words and hundreds of hours of research into a three-minute presentation before a live audience.  But five Idaho State University graduate students rose to the challenge at the state’s first Three Minute Thesis/3 Minute Masters Competition Feb. 12 in Boise.

Research in 3 Minutes Poster

Three minutes, one slide: Bengals to participate in state research challenge

February 1, 2019

POCATELLO – Imagine spending years researching and writing your master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, then having just three minutes to explain the content.

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New Idaho State University Ph.D. program creates career path opportunities for rehabilitation and communication sciences

December 20, 2018

POCATELLO - The Kasiska Division of Health Sciences at Idaho State University  is excited to announce a new Ph.D. program offered through the newly established College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences.

Photo of Ph.D. student Amy Commodore and her advisor Bruce Finney in the ISU Stable Isotopes Laboratory, pictured with some samples of owl pellets in small jars.

Old piles of bones deposited by owls assist ISU Ph.D. student Amy Commendador's research on past climates of the Snake River Plain

December 5, 2018

POCATELLO – To understand changes in the Snake River Plain’s climate and ecosystem over thousands of years, Idaho State University biological sciences doctoral student Amy Commendador has been analyzing the contents of owl pellets using a sophisticated instrument called an isotope ratio mass spectrometer.

Idaho State University provost announces interim Graduate School dean, AVP for academic affairs

November 28, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Provost and Executive Vice President Laura Woodworth-Ney has announced that Karen Wilson Scott will be the interim dean of the Graduate School and Alan Frantz will be interim associate vice president of academic affairs.

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 ISU Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program renews national accreditation

November 19, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work Program recently achieved reaffirmation of accreditation from the Council of Social Work Education.

Idaho State University and cities of Pocatello, Chubbuck to commemorate National Nurse Practitioner Week Nov. 11–17

November 7, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s College of Nursing will showcase the role of the nurse practitioner Nov. 11–17 as nurse practitioners across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National Nurse Practitioner Week.

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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 Vice President for Research Announces Retirement

September 4, 2018

Nicolas Patton

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.