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ISU graduate student James Norris to present overview of neutrino experiment at Weber State University on Oct. 17

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate student James Norris has been invited to present “An Overview of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE)” at Weber State University on Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

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Idaho State University biological sciences, geosciences faculty contribute to new book on Cutthroat Trout

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences professor Ernest Keeley, associate professor Janet Loxterman and affiliate faculty Kitty Griswold, and geosciences professor Paul Link have contributed to the new book Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy.

September 6, 2018

Idaho State Vice President for Research Announces Retirement

September 4, 2018

Kids and middle-aged to older adults sought for ISU psychology study

POCATELLO – Kids and middle-aged to older adults are being sought for a decision-making study in the Idaho State University Department of Psychology.

August 30, 2018

ISU Museum of  Natural History researchers receive grant to digitally collect 50 of the world’s largest animals

POCATELLO – Whales, elephants and bears, oh my! – A team of scientific Noahs at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University has been tasked to digitally collect the skeletons of 50 of the largest animals in the world.

August 28, 2018

ISU Institute of Rural Health seeks comment on statewide traumatic brain injury plan

MERIDIAN—Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has received a $450,000 grant from the federal Administration for Community Living to continue the development of a statewide action plan to address the needs of citizens living with a traumatic brain injury or TBI.

August 20, 2018

How thick is the skin of the earth? Idaho State University researchers discover a simple empirical model to predict soil thickness

POCATELLO –A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service has discovered a simple method for predicting the spatial distribution of soil thickness across a landscape.

August 17, 2018

Public can view live exploration of underwater volcanoes from study that involves ISU researchers looking at possibility of life on Saturn moon 

POCATELLO – The public and educators can join Idaho State University geosciences Associate Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak as researchers from NASA, NOAA and other partners explore the possibility of life on one of Saturn’s moons by sending unmanned submersibles down to study volcanoes on the Pacific Ocean’s sea floor.

August 16, 2018

ISU engineering teams with Idaho Transportation Department on testing low-cost, high-quality concrete used for bridge construction

POCATELLO­ – Idaho State University civil engineers and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) are teaming up on the second phase of testing of a new type of concrete material that will be installed between girders on a Highway 36 bridge over the Bear River near Preston.

August 10, 2018

Idaho State University summer undergraduate researchers head to Idaho INBRE Research Conference in Moscow July 30-Aug. 1

POCATELLO  – Fourteen undergraduate students who paired with mentors to complete 10 weeks of intensive work as full-time biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program are heading to Moscow to present their findings.

July 30, 2018

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