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ISU’s Jon Stoner named 2017 Idaho Innovation Awards finalist

BOISE — Idaho State University’s Jon Stoner is among the finalists for the 12th annual Idaho Innovation Awards, which will be presented Oct. 24 at an awards presentation at Boise Centre held during the Idaho Technology Council’s eighth annual Hall of Fame.

October 16, 2017

Idaho NSF EPSCoR annual meeting hosted at ISU; participants exploring research on how cities grow out into rural areas

POCATELLO – Researchers are discussing how mid-sized cities grow out into rural areas at the Idaho National Science Foundation EPSCoR annual meeting being hosted at Idaho State University this week.

October 12, 2017

ISU Professor Keith Reinhardt contributes, co-authors paper on what kills trees during drought that appeared in journal Nature Ecology and Evolution

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Keith Reinhardt contributed to and co-authored a paper published in the journal Nature Ecology, and Evolution about what kills tree during drought that received wide spread attention in scientific outlets.

September 27, 2017

Idaho State University teams up with partners to protect crops against molds

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Peter Sheridan and his partners at Idaho Hydro Tech (IHT) and Boise State University are teaming up on green technology to protect stored potatoes and other crops from molds and, potentially, other pathogens.

September 26, 2017

ISU Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test ability of structures to withstand earthquakes

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Engineering Research Complex’s Structural Dynamics Laboratory can test the ability of structures to withstand earthquakes.

September 21, 2017

ISU Department of Psychology secures $50,871 grant to study spirituality and psychotherapy

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Psychology received a $50,871 grant from Brigham Young University to study psychotherapy with the integration of spirituality in treatment.

September 21, 2017

ISU student researchers work to improve Marsh Creek water quality

POCATELLO – Two Idaho State University geosciences students, master’s student Graham Meese and undergraduate Jeffery Carpenter, are working with geosciences Associate Professor Ben Crosby on a long-term study of Marsh Creek, a major tributary to the Portneuf River.

By By Nicholas Tarbet, MarCom Career Path Intern | September 19, 2017

Idaho State University geosciences department stresses very small possibility of strong earthquake following recent Soda Springs seismicity

POCATELLO – Although there has been a swarm of earthquakes in Southeast Idaho the likelihood of a strong 7.0 earthquake, although possible, is remote, noted professors in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences.

September 5, 2017

ISU awarded AmeriCorps grant to serve children and families throughout Idaho

POCATELLO—Idaho State University’s HealthCare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program has received a $345,915 federal grant to provide basic health screenings for children and connect underserved families to community resources that can improve their lives, according to the Idaho Department of Labor and ISU.

September 1, 2017

ISU Professor Dave Pearson receives National Science Foundation funding to better understand how Idaho, Montana mountains formed

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dave Pearson is teaming up with collaborators to better understand how mountain ranges in Central Idaho and Southwest Montana formed.

September 1, 2017