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ISU traumatic brain injury study featured in national newsletter

May 24, 2017

POCATELLO - The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health has been recognized nationally for research looking at brain injuries in Idaho in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s April 2017 newsletter.

Photo of six researchers involved in the project sitting at a table.

ISU interprofessional research team to be recognized in national publication

May 19, 2017

POCATELLO - An interprofessional team of faculty members at Idaho State University is being recognized for their research and how they were able to collaborate together.

Two occupational therapy students and their instructor standing in front of research poster.

ISU occupational therapy students showcase research at national conference

May 1, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy students contributed their research findings and gained valuable insight into their future career at a national conference that also marked the profession’s centennial year.

ISU Professor Xiang Ma publishes paper in journal Nature Materials that builds knowledge bridge between the sequence and function of molecules

April 26, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Xiang Ma, research/adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the lead author of the paper recently published in the journal Nature Materials that helps researchers understand the relationship between material sequence and structure at the molecular level.

ISU Professor Philip Cole heading to Vienna on invitation from International Atomic Energy Agency to plan for AccApp’17 and AccApp’19

April 13, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University physics Professor Philip Cole is heading to Vienna, Austria, April 24-26 by invitation of the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help coordinate the AccApp’17 international conference that will be held July 31-Aug. 4 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Winners from ISU Graduate Research Symposium announced

April 13, 2017

POCATELLO – Winners of the 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium held this month have been announced and are listed below.

ISU graduate student Andrew Dunn studying food history in Minidoka Internment Camp

April 6, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate student Andrew Dunn spent his undergraduate education studying the ins and outs of the Minidoka Internment Camp. For his graduate thesis, he decided to dig deeper into the history of food inside the internment camp, and how it affected both the camp and the world.

Noël Bakhtian named director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies

April 6, 2017

IDAHO FALLS – Mark Peters, Idaho National Laboratory director, announced the appointment of Noël Bakhtian as director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) effective May 15, according to an INL press release.

ISU Graduate Research Symposium set March 31-April 1 at Pond Student Union

March 29, 2017

POCATELLO – The 2017 Idaho State University Graduate Research Symposium “Showcasing Scholarly and Creative Works” will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Pond Student Union.

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Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks

March 27, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.