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

February 13, 2018

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.

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

February 13, 2018

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.

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Idaho State University geosciences doctoral student Caitlin Rushlow’s research recognized at world’s largest geosciences meeting

February 8, 2018

POCATELLO – The honor for a winning prestigious research award was nice, but Idaho State University geosciences doctoral degree candidate Caitlin Rushlow enjoyed her time in the field in Arctic Alaska doing her research even better.

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Idaho State University Clinical Psychology doctoral program ranked fourth best in USA by Best Counseling Degrees

February 6, 2018

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program is ranked the fourth best in the United States by BestCounselingDegrees.net.

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Wives of NFL players say concussions underreported according to studies by Idaho State University’s Caroline Faure

January 30, 2018

POCATELLO – After corresponding with wives of current and former NFL players, Idaho State University researcher Caroline Faure has concluded that concussion is likely underreported in the NFL and that the wives and families of concussed and potentially concussed players could use more support.

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.