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ISU Department of Biological Sciences hosting ORAU series on biosystems signaling

August 21, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences is presenting a four-part seminar series under the theme "From Genome to Exposome: State of Biosystems Signaling in Response to Emerging Environmental Stressors” that begins Aug. 22.

A discarded doll found in Portneuf River

Bengal nation well represented at annual Portneuf River Cleanup

August 19, 2019

POCATELLO – People throw a lot of strange stuff in the Portneuf River – stolen bikes, carpets, a bowling ball, an umbrella, yard waste, cell phones, weird dolls, metal grates, trash of all kinds and hundreds, if not thousands, of plastic bags – and a lot, lot more.

Newly hatched swan cygnets on the nest.

ISU researchers study Trumpeter Swans on SE Idaho wildlife refuges

August 15, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences master’s student Paige Miller has continued ISU research of Southeast Idaho Trumpeter Swans this summer by using remote cameras and placing tiny thermometers inside of empty egg shells.

An ISU undergraduate researcher in a lab.

ISU has record student representation at Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

August 15, 2019

POCATELLO – This summer, a record 66 Idaho State University undergraduate students delivered posters and another 23 non-student ISU personnel registered and attended the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Mali researchers and guards posing in front of vehicles during 2003 trip.

Saharan paleontology study reveals extremes of science research for ISU’s Leif Tapanila

August 14, 2019

POCATELLO – Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University geosciences professor and director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, is a co-author on a scientific paper published this summer in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History that describes the Trans-Saharan Seaway in Mali, Africa, and the strange creatures that existed there 50 to 100 million years ago.

Ashley Borg with her professor

ISU’s August Career Path Intern of the Month is Mountain Home's Ashley Borg

August 2, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s August 2019 Career Path Intern of the Month is Ashely Borg, a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in radiographic sciences.

Center for Advanced Energy Studies will celebrate 10th anniversary on Aug. 1

July 23, 2019

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the CAES Building in Idaho Falls, 995 MK Simpson Blvd.

ISU researchers active on the project.

Idaho State University geoscience grad students help discover new hydrothermal field off Oregon Coast

July 1, 2019

POCATELLO – Two graduate students at Idaho State University earlier this month helped discover a new ocean vent field on the deep-ocean floor off the coast of Oregon, a finding that has implications for searching for life on other planets.

L.J. Krumenacker

Idaho State University researcher L.J. Krumenacker helps name seven new Idaho fossil species, including one after his former ISU advisor

June 17, 2019

POCATELLO – Of the seven new species of prehistoric Idaho creatures Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher L.J. Krumenacker was able to help document and name in scientific journals that were published this month, his favorite is Cimolodon akersteni, named after his former advisor and paleontological mentor Bill Akersten, who retired from ISU about a decade ago.

Northwest regional Emmy Award-winning documentary “Taking the Reins” highlights research by ISU’s Phil Homan on Idaho’s “Horse Queen” Kittie Wilkins

June 17, 2019

POCATELLO – Film producer Jennie Sue Weltner and Idaho State University researcher Phil Homan said they are thrilled that the documentary “Taking the Reins,” which includes information on “Idaho’s Horse Queen” Kittie Wilkins, has won a regional Emmy Award.