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Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory featured prominently in film ‘Voices of Fire’ airing Aug. 30 on Idaho Public TV

POCATELLO – At 9 p.m. Aug. 30 Idaho Public Television will air the documentary “Voices of Fire” that prominently features the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory, which is managed by Idaho State University.

August 29, 2017

Idaho State University awarded AHEC grant to improve primary care services in rural communities

POCATELLO—Idaho State University has been awarded a $386,250 grant to establish an area health education center or AHEC to improve access to primary care in underserved and rural communities of southeast Idaho.

August 24, 2017

Idaho State University researchers seek input from farmers, policy makers on Eastern Snake River Plain Managed Aquifer recharge

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are seeking input from farmers, water managers and policy makers about their experiences with efforts to replenish the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that began in 2016.

August 23, 2017

ISU biological science students study cutthroat trout, gain research experience through MURI program

POCATELLO – Idaho State University junior Megan Brauner had the opportunity to assist graduate student Tyson Hallbert with his doctoral project on habitat restoration for native cutthroat trout in Southeast Idaho and present her research at the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).

By By Kirsten Cooper, CPI Intern | August 16, 2017

Local prep students gain hands-on chemistry lab research experience through Project SEED at Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Though many aspiring scientists don’t get the chance to perform lab research until they enter college, eight Southeast Idaho high school students had the opportunity to work in Idaho State University’s chemistry labs this summer thanks to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Project SEED.

By Kirsten Cooper, MarCom Career Path Intern | August 9, 2017

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Idaho State University’s Research Data Center set for Aug. 16

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Office for Research will host a ribbon-cutting for ISU’s new Research Data Center (RDC) on Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Lillibridge Engineering Building on the Pocatello campus.

By By Kirsten Cooper, MarCom CPI | August 8, 2017

Idaho State University undergrad Erin Sandmeyer gains experience working on NASA research projects

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Erin Sandmeyer has enjoyed her opportunity to conduct field research for NASA this summer at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.

By By Kirsten Cooper, MarCom Career Path Intern | August 7, 2017

ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak joining NASA, NOAA for underwater volcano study with implications for space travel

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak is joining a NASA and NOAA study of underwater volcanoes that has implications for searching for life on a distant moon.

August 7, 2017

ISU professor Xu, graduate student Tart-Zelvin publish article on love at Scientific American online

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu and clinical doctoral candidate, Ariana Tart-Zelvin, recently had their article “What Goes On in Our Brains When We Are in Love?” published online by Scientific American magazine.

August 1, 2017

ISU undergrad Jeremy Starkey, a MILES and MURI researcher, is working with beetles to improve ecosystems

POCATELLO – Jeremy Starkey, an undergraduate researcher in the Idaho State University Department of Biology Sciences, has been researching how the Carrion Beetle has a connection to the development of more nutrient-rich soil.

July 26, 2017