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2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium winners announced

April 4, 2019

The Idaho State University Office of Research has announced the winners of the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium, which featured more than 40 participants delivering 31 poster presentations delivering information on everything from social justice to global warming. 

ISU Professor Mustafa Mashal receives ASCE Engineer of the Year Award

March 25, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Mustafa Mashal was awarded the Southern Idaho Section Engineer of the Year award at the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards Banquet on March 19. 

Five ISU undergraduates to present research at Western Regional Honors Conference

March 21, 2019

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University Honors Program undergraduates will present research at the Western Regional Honors Conference hosted by Montana State University March 29-31.

Research by ISU’s Shannon Kobs Nawotniak figures prominently in special issue of Astrobiology released in March

March 18, 2019

Is the best way to communicate with future astronauts on Mars by texting?

ISU anthropologists working on documenting life of 500-year-old mummy with researchers across country

March 7, 2019

POCATELLO – Researchers from Idaho State University, the Idaho Museum of Natural History, Michigan State University, the University of New Hampshire and Pennsylvania State University are working to document and return the remains of a 500-year-old Incan mummy to Bolivia.

Idaho State University - Meridian professors working to improve outcomes for children who are deaf/hard-of-hearing

February 28, 2019

New visual results to help parents understand their child’s needs

ISU electrical engineering Director Steve Chiu receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to Iceland to participate in national exchange

February 28, 2019

POCATELLO – The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced that Steve Chiu, Idaho State University associate professor and director of electrical engineering, has received a Fulbright Scholar Grant to Iceland.

Idaho Museum of Natural History researchers receive grant to digitally scan bones of California blue whale

February 25, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho State University received a $20,000 award from the National Science Foundation in January to scan the entire skeleton of a blue whale that washed ashore in California. The skeleton is at the Noyo Center for Marine Science in Fort Bragg, California.

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.

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.