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

August 8, 2017

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.

Erin Sandmeyer in the field at Craters of the Moon National Preserve

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

August 7, 2017

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.

Portrait of Shannon Kobs Nawotniak with blackboard in the background.

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

August 7, 2017

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.

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

August 1, 2017

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.

Jeremy Starkey working with a microscope in the lab.

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

July 26, 2017

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.

Photo of Ed Tator standing on Hutchinson Quadrangle

ISU physics Professor Ed Tatar working on mega-science neutrino experiment; groundbreaking set July 21

July 19, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Ed Tatar and his students are participating in a global mega-science experiment involving 1,000 other researchers from 30 countries who are studying neutrinos, which are subatomic particles with most unusual properties.

Photo of ISU Professor Antonio Castro standing near Portneuf River.

Idaho State University researchers coordinate multi-nation studies of the benefits ecological systems provide

July 3, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is coordinating studies by researchers in Idaho and from around the world that examine how different societies in different ecosystems understand the economic and other benefits ecosystems provide.

Photo of researchers Shane Slack, left, and Geran Call.

Idaho State University, Fi-Ber Sports to test hockey skate protector using $111K Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission grant

June 30, 2017

POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University are building a machine to fire hockey pucks at 100 miles per hour at hockey skate protective gear to test a product designed by Fi-Ber Sports, Inc. in Boise.

ISU researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly leads battle against antimicrobial resistance

June 28, 2017

MERIDIAN— In an effort to help improve care of U.S veterans, Idaho State University researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly is at the forefront of efforts to research the dangers posed by unnecessary antimicrobial use.

Pocatello entrepreneurs work with ISU researchers to secure Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Grant

June 5, 2017

POCATELLO – Rory Erchul and his wife, Jennifer, of Pocatello are working with Idaho State University to create an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant that will allow them to further research and test their products if it is approved.