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ISU Professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar filmed for Discovery Education video

POCATELLO – Discovery Education, an offshoot of the Discovery Channel, was on the Idaho State University campus earlier this month to film Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar for an educational video segment as part of its “Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World” K-12 curriculum.

August 11, 2020

Idaho Museum of Natural History to extend hours

POCATELLO  ­– The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will extend its business hours beginning Aug. 18 to accommodate its customers’ needs, staying open late on Fridays and reopening early on Saturdays.

August 11, 2020

ISU Professor Hale lands two NSF grants to study stream carbon cycles at Gibson Jack Creek, SLC areas

POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University are studying Gibson Jack Creek, located at a well-known and popular outdoor recreation area just outside of Pocatello, and a Salt Lake City-area stream to get a better insight on how streams cycle carbon – which has large implications for understanding climate change.

July 28, 2020

CAES/INL C3 Summer Bootcamp Part II set Aug. 10-13

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies and Idaho National Laboratory will virtually host the CAES/INL C3 (Collaborative Computing Center) Summer Boot Camp Aug. 10-13 in collaboration with CAES member universities including Idaho State University, Boise State University, University of Idaho and the University of Wyoming.

July 27, 2020

ISU engineering Professor/CAES Fellow Mustafa Mashal receives 2020 Alfred Noble Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers

POCATELLO – Idaho State University civil and environmental engineering Associate Professor and Center for Advanced Energy Fellow Mustafa Mashal has been honored with the 2020 Alfred Noble Prize for being the lead author on the paper “Low-Damage Seismic Design for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” which appeared in the Journal of Bridge Engineering, July 2019.

July 17, 2020

ISU chemistry student Orme’s research poster places second nationally; undergraduate appreciates research opportunities

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Kennalee Orme from Rexburg won second place for her research poster at the POLY Industrial Advisory Board sponsored Undergraduate Research in Polymer Science Symposium at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society this summer.

July 13, 2020

ISU chemistry Professor Jenkins lands $308k NSF grant to use waste sulfur to remove contaminants from wastewater, create greener glues

POCATELLO – Each year worldwide about 150 billion pounds of elemental sulfur waste is produced from refining crude oil and Idaho State University chemistry Assistant Professor Courtney Jenkins, assisted by a team of ISU undergraduate students, is trying to create functional materials from it.

July 13, 2020

Center for Advanced Energy groundbreaking for Spectra Transmission Electron Microscope set July 16

The groundbreaking ceremony for a $5 million project to install a new Spectra Transmission Electron Microscope  will be held at 9 a.m. July 16 at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls.

July 13, 2020

Food web dynamics influence mercury movement in Colorado River, Grand Canyon

Measuring mercury during normal and high-flow events on the Colorado River  

By Jennifer LaVista, USGS Public Affairs Specialist | July 9, 2020

Northern Great Plains ‘greening’ during recent climate change

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

July 1, 2020

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