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Five Idaho State University faculty members honored with 2018 Outstanding Researcher Awards

POCATELLO – Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2018 Outstanding Researcher Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 10. One Outstanding Researcher will receive the 2018 ISU Distinguished Researcher Award. The winner will be announced at ISU commencement on May 5.

March 29, 2018

ISU student Camie Parsons uses chemistry to make mark on hair industry; creates new, healthy product for fixing damaged hair

POCATELLO – Camie Parsons, a current, nontraditional Idaho State University chemistry master’s student, never imagined that being a cosmetologist would prompt her to go back to college to study chemistry. She’s now a single mother to four kids, completing graduate school and starting a business based off her cosmetology and chemistry background.

By Tori Parks, Marketing Career Path Intern | March 28, 2018

Idaho State University to hold Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 12 

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Undergraduate Student Research Symposium will take place Thursday, April 12, in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

March 22, 2018

ISU chemistry major Emily Morley to present research on potential drug delivery system at national conference

POCATELLO – Emily Morley, an Idaho State University chemistry student, has always been interested in science. But, it wasn’t until she was a freshman at ISU that she got involved in chemistry-based research and realized chemistry was her passion.

By By Tori Parks, Marketing Career Path Intern | March 12, 2018

Idaho State University water quality workshop attracting experts from around the world  

POCATELLO – Experts from Europe, throughout the United States, Idaho State University and Idaho will gather at ISU for a three-day Concentration Discharge Workshop March 12-14 focused on improving the science of water quality.

March 9, 2018

Idaho principals share their thoughts on teacher evaluation

An Idaho State University study completed in 2017 revealed perceptions held by Idaho principals about the statewide teacher evaluation program implemented in 2015. Noteworthy findings included that principals believe the evaluation program helps them identify both good and poor teachers, helped inform the professional development needs of their teachers, and that they are adequately trained and knowledgeable about how to properly conduct teacher evaluation according to state guidelines.

March 7, 2018

Idaho State University chemistry researchers use thermal imaging to retrieve serial numbers from stolen property in a non-destructive manner

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Department of Chemistry researchers are using thermal imaging – and a lot of complicated math formulas – to develop a nondestructive means of recovering defaced or scraped serial numbers from stolen items such as guns or vehicles.

March 5, 2018

ISU’s successful Family Medicine Residency Program has plans to expand including rural residency spot in Rexburg

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s highly successful and lauded Family Medicine Residency Program continues to answer Idaho’s physician shortage and has plans for expansion, which includes a rural training track in Rexburg that could begin in 2019.

February 22, 2018

Idaho State University dental hygiene article named ‘Most Notable’ by Journal of Dental Education; student author Victoria Martin garners award

POCATELLO – An article written by an Idaho State University online master’s program dental hygiene student Victoria Martin and ISU faculty on her thesis committee was named one of 10 of the Most Notable Articles of 2017 published in Journal of Dental Education.

February 13, 2018

ISU mathematics and statistics Professor Shu-Chuan 'Grace' Chen receives fellowship from the Taiwanese government for sabbatical

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor Shu-Chuan “Grace” Chen has received a distinguished fellowship from the government of Taiwan to serve a one-year sabbatical at the National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan to help support the development of bioinformatics.

February 13, 2018

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