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Shelby Weber with research poster

ISU psychology student Shelby Weber awarded prestigious research internship

June 4, 2018

POCATELLO ­– Recent psychology graduate Shelby Weber plans to begin Ph.D. studies in clinical psychology at Idaho State University this fall. Before she returns, she will complete a Chicago-based research internship funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) studying chronic pain and traumatic experiences in inner-city women.

Patrick Brooks

ISU music professor Patrick Brooks revives rare jazz composition, to present internationally

June 4, 2018

POCATELLO – A rare composition by jazz legend Charles Mingus has again reached audiences’ ears thanks to Idaho State University Department of Music Professor Patrick Brooks.

Jared Barrott by computer

ISU College of Pharmacy’s Jared Barrott researching cancer drugs to treat rare tumors in children and teenagers

May 31, 2018

POCATELLO - After more than eight years of research training and education, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy’s Jarod Barrott is ready to begin work studying an anti-cancer drug in a new setting, in the hopes that it will help treat children with advanced bone and muscle cancers.

Photo of three INBRE researchers

INBRE program at ISU gives taste of biomedical research to budding researchers

May 29, 2018

POCATELLO –Undergraduate students have been paired with their mentors to begin an intensive summer working full-time as biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program.

Photo of salmonfly on a fishing rod handle

Idaho State University researchers study salmonflies’ benefits, ecology

May 29, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, including master’s students Adam Eckersell and McKenna Adams, are studying salmonflies on the Henrys Fork Snake River and Middle Fork Salmon River drainages, exploring everything from these insect’s social impact on humans to their importance for providing pigmentation that can color the feathers of songbirds that feed on them.

Bill Eames at tour with car in background

'Lunch and Learn' tour shows off Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex facilities

May 25, 2018

Community members, local decision-makers, media representatives and Idaho State University faculty and staff visited the William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovation Complex on May 22 to tour newly renovated research laboratories and technology classrooms.

Photo of big concrete beam

ISU Big Beam team to compete in National PCI Big Beam Competition, will hold final beam test on May 25

May 22, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Civil and Environmental Engineering students will hold the final destructive testing of their big concrete beam on May 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the Structural Laboratory at the Engineering Research Complex (ERC) on 1030 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello.

Photo of four researchers involved in project

ISU research team earns fellowship to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to use statistics to better predict cloud formation

May 18, 2018

POCATELLO – A team of three international researchers from Idaho State University using math and statistics to help better predict cloud formation and the weather  have been awarded a Computing Sciences Research Pathways Fellowship to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, this summer.

14 Idaho State University students awarded INBRE Fellowship

May 18, 2018

POCATELLO – Fourteen Idaho State University undergraduate students were awarded an Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)  fellowship for the summer that start on May 23.

Phil Homan with portrait of Kittie Wilkins

Two ISU researchers interviewed for Idaho Public TV's ‘Taking the Reins’ on Idaho Experience about Kittie Wilkins, ‘Horse Queen of Idaho’

May 15, 2018

POCATELLO – Two Idaho State University researchers, Phil Homan and Laura Woodworth-Ney, were interviewed for the Idaho Public Television program “Taking the Reins” that will air on Idaho Experience at 8:30 p.m. May 24.