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Lend us your ears: Idaho State University researchers conducting hearing study

January 26, 2018

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is looking for research participants between the ages of 8 and 9 to have hearing and auditory processing done from January to December.

ISU Oboler Library acquires author Annie Pike Greenwood Collection that will be focus of PBS documentary

December 19, 2017

POCATELLO – The Annie Greenwood Pike Collection of her writings, which was acquired by the Idaho State University Oboler Library Special Collections and Archives in June, will be the focus of a PBS documentary.

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Idaho State University December's CPI Intern of the Month is Leah Kollmeyer

December 5, 2017

POCATELLO – Leah Kollmeyer, a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology at Idaho State University, has been named the December Career Path Intern of the Month.

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Idaho ancient bison fossils now available in 3-D thanks to Bureau of Reclamation, Idaho Museum of Natural History

December 4, 2017

BOISE, Idaho — The Bureau of Reclamation and the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH), which is located on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello, have partnered to make fossils more available to the public. Beginning today, the 3-D scan models of Bison latifrons specimens are available online to view, download, and print in 3-D.

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On the cutting edge: ISU-Meridian researchers develop method to reduce drug toxicity

November 30, 2017

MERIDIAN— Researchers at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center are a step closer to finding a way to reduce severe side effects caused by powerful drugs used to treat illness and disease.

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Idaho State University engineering department, students get two more testing facilities – drop/impact site, asphalt lab – up and running

November 17, 2017

POCATELLO – Another two Idaho State University civil engineering testing facilities, built and refurbished by students, are ready to be used for teaching, research and testing by the University and general communities.

ISU Professor Elizabeth Brunner receives grant from Idaho Humanities Council to travel to China for conduct research

November 7, 2017

POCATELLO – Elizabeth Brunner, a professor in the Idaho State University Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion, recently received a $3,500 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council to fund her travel to China to conduct research for her next book.

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Idaho State University researchers continue work on augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation

November 7, 2017

POCATELLO — Idaho State University mechanical engineering and physical therapy faculty and graduate students have teamed up to create a virtual reality system that will potentially assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes.

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Businesses to host local climate summit with workshops at Idaho State University, Boise State University and University of Idaho

November 6, 2017

POCATELLO – A first-of-its kind statewide summit will bring together Idahoans for an interactive two-day conversation entitled Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate - Our Water, Our Land, Our Health, Our Future on Nov. 16 and 17.

ISU professors receive $50,000 award to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population

November 1, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University professors Mary A. Nies and Cathleen Tarp recently received a $50,000 award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population.