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Idaho State University anthropology Professor Katherine Reedy receives $331,126 grant to study subsistence on the lower Alaskan peninsula

July 6, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University anthropology professor Katherine Reedy recently received a $331,126 grant from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Office of Subsistence Management to study subsistence in communities on Alaska’s lower peninsula.

Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility

July 6, 2016

By Nora Heikkinen, INL Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives

Idaho State University psychology professor Erin Rasmussen secures $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women

June 30, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Erin Rasmussen has received a grant for $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women.

The world’s oldest farmers: ISU’s Leif Tapanila participates in international study documenting oldest evidence of agriculture by insects

June 23, 2016

SMITHFIELD, Australia – An international team of researchers, including Idaho State University’s Leif Tapanila, has discovered the oldest fossil evidence of agriculture, not by humans, but by insects.

Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong named to NIH grant review panel

June 20, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong in the College of Arts and Letters has received an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress, and Health (MESH) study section.

Mars exploration, volcanology, high-tech science on display at Arco, Craters of the Moon at NASA, NSF, ISU Community Day

June 17, 2016

ARCO – Scores of participants learned about everything from how Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is being used as a laboratory for exploring Mars to how volcanoes explode at a Community Day held in Arco and at Craters of the Moon on June 16.

ISU and St. Luke’s Health Systems partner to foster research

June 7, 2016

Idaho State University’s Lynn Bohecker is passionate about research. She relishes the thrill of being on the ground floor of a breakthrough or on the front lines of scientific literature that can help the medical community improve patient care.

Come tour NASA Mission Control: Community Day on June 16 to Highlight NASA/Idaho State University research at Craters of the Moon, features family activities

June 6, 2016

Staff from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Park Service and Idaho State University will host a community day for the public and media on June 16 in Arco and at Craters of the Moon National Monument to highlight research taking place at the park.

Joanna Wildeman selected as Idaho State University’s Career Path Intern of the Month

June 6, 2016

POCATELLO—Joanna Wildeman has been nominated and awarded as the Career Path Intern of the month at Idaho State University.

Idaho State University’s RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool continues to be improved: featured in NASA’s 2016 “Spinoff” annual report

May 27, 2016

POCATELLO – As wildfire season approaches in Idaho and the Intermountain West, Idaho State University and NASA researchers continue to work on and improve a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program.