ISU News: Research
Idaho State University’s Colden Baxter receives Jean’ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award
December 7, 2018
POCATELLO – Colden Baxter, Idaho State University biological sciences professor, is the recipient of the 2018 Jean’ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award.
Old piles of bones deposited by owls assist ISU Ph.D. student Amy Commendador's research on past climates of the Snake River Plain
December 5, 2018
POCATELLO – To understand changes in the Snake River Plain’s climate and ecosystem over thousands of years, Idaho State University biological sciences doctoral student Amy Commendador has been analyzing the contents of owl pellets using a sophisticated instrument called an isotope ratio mass spectrometer.
Idaho State University is using its research and proven technologies to aid wildfire efforts in California, across the West
December 3, 2018
POCATELLO – It is early December and wildfire season for Idaho State University’s Keith Weber, Director of the Idaho State University GIS Training and Research Center, is just now winding down – or is it?
Idaho State University researcher Phil Homan receives $3,500 Idaho Humanities Award to conduct research on South African war horses from Idaho
November 21, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor Philip Homan was awarded a $3,500 research fellowship from the Idaho Humanities Council to conduct research on the experience of the South African War horse from Idaho to the Transvaal. Homan’s project “‘This Flotsam and Jetsam of Human Passions’: Idaho War Horses to the South African War, 1899-1902,” explores Idaho’s global reach.
Idaho State University Ph.D. student Chris Tennant’s research on snowpack measurement recognized
November 20, 2018
Big data equals better forecasting and a boon for water managers
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.