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ISU student awarded graduate research fellowship to analyze obsidian in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

April 19, 2021

INL, partner offering virtual workshop series on Fission Battery Initiative to CAES faculty

December 16, 2020

Idaho National Laboratory and the National University Consortium are organizing a virtual workshop series focused on topics related to the Fission Battery Initiative.

ISU international post-doc fellow perseveres in studying snow-rain transition zones despite pandemic

December 1, 2020

POCATELLO – It can be kind of hard doing field work in the mountains of the American west from California to Wyoming when you are stuck in Zurich, Switzerland, working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Epic wildfires of historic proportions don’t help, either.  And then there are just a whole lot of other things 2020 can throw at you.

ISU physics Professor McNulty gets $539k grant to support students, researchers to study fundamental nuclear structure

November 24, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Dustin McNulty, associate professor of physics, has received a $539,000 three-year grant that will continue to support his lab’s students and research that “will enhance our understanding of fundamental nuclear structure and provide a powerful search for potential new physics beyond our present knowledge.”

Physics lab opens doors for Idaho State undergraduate Alec Lepisto

November 24, 2020

POCATELLO – Among the lessons that Idaho State senior Alec Lepisto is learning working in physics Associate Professor Dustin McNulty’s lab is a physicist just can’t be a physicist.

Idaho State University one of a few to implement 3D bioprinting

November 20, 2020

Researchers employ innovative technology in drug research 

ISU doctoral student Stuart Parker wins best student geologic map competition at GSA 2020

November 16, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences doctoral student Stuart Parker won the Best Student Geologic Map Competition at the Geological Society of America 2020 Annual Meeting held in early November.

ISU civil engineering students Kerr and Shokrgozar among top-five finalists at ASBI competition

November 10, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering students Samantha Kerr, a senior undergraduate, and Ali Shokrgozar, a doctoral candidate, were selected among the five finalists for the American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) Research Project competition at a virtual convention this fall. 

ISU Social Work to host virtual workshop addressing the topic of sexuality in clinical practice

November 4, 2020

POCATELLO — Idaho State’s Social Work program will host a virtual workshop on Nov. 13, exploring the topic of sexuality in clinical practice.

ISU doctoral student Xavier Jenkins credited with discovery of 220-million-year-old reptile

October 29, 2020

POCATELLO – Over 220-million-years-ago, burrowed deep in the ground of what is now Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park, lived the Skybalonyx. Though the Skybalonyx predates most dinosaurs, it was only recently discovered by Xavier Jenkins, an Idaho State University biological sciences doctoral student.