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Idaho State University Professor Maria Wong's paper selected for National Institutes of Health Research Spotlights

November 9, 2018

POCATELLO – A recent paper by Idaho State University Professor Maria Wong has been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for inclusion in its Research Spotlights series.

Petroleum Experts donate MOVE software worth nearly $1 million to Idaho State University geosciences department

November 8, 2018

POCATELLO – Petroleum Experts Limited has donated the equivalent of $980,000 in oil and gas software for use by the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences. The software will be used by ISU researchers working on a National Science Foundation Grant and for teaching of advanced graduate-level geosciences courses.

Idaho State announces interim vice president for research

November 1, 2018

POCATELLO—Idaho State University announced today that Scott Snyder, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will serve as the interim vice president for research after Neels Van der Schyf retires at the end of the year. Snyder will continue in his capacity as dean during and after this interim appointment.

Idaho State University Associate Professor Karen Hartman publishes research in International Journal of Sport Communication

October 24, 2018

POCATELLO – If you’re in a crisis, it is best to tell the media your problem before journalists find out. That’s what Prof. Karen Hartman and her co-author, Travis Bell (University of South Florida), found in their research published in the latest volume of the International Journal of Sport Communication.

Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center partners with new ISU Intercultural Competence Laboratory

October 22, 2018

POCATELLO – The new Idaho State University Cultural Competence Laboratory is partnering with the ISU Diversity Resource Center and will be housed with it in the Rendezvous Complex.

New grant writer Mary van Muelken focused on research initiatives joins the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences 

October 12, 2018

POCATELLO – Mary van Muelken, a grant writer whose efforts will be dedicated to coordinating research funding for a variety of projects, has joined the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences at Idaho State University.

 ISU Honors Program student Caleb Renner excels at NASA summer internship

October 1, 2018

POCATELLO – Caleb Renner, a junior in the Idaho State University Honors Program, earned a summer internship at the NASA Ames Research Center in California to work on his project titled “Porosity and Permeability of Basaltic Rocks and their Alteration States: Implications for the Habitability of Microbial Life in Volcanic Rocks on Earth and Mars.”

ISU researchers seek adults 60 and older for research studies

September 21, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Laboratory of Aging Science and Health has multiple active studies currently and is seeking adults 60 years and older to participate in them.

Dino camp teens help create new model of Idaho dinosaur on display at Idaho Museum of Natural History beginning Sept. 22

September 21, 2018

POCATELLO – The new Idaho Dinosaur Exhibit, opening Sept. 22 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, was created in large part by children age 11 to 15 who participated in Dino Camps hosted this summer by the museum.

ISU Credit Union donates $1,000 to support Sexual Harassment Training Program for Athletic Training Education Program

September 20, 2018