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Idaho State University history professor Paul Sivitz develops map representing Philadelphia in the 18th century

October 27, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University history Professor Paul Sivitz recently developed a map with Montana State University professor Billy G. Smith that is currently on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

ISU graduate Monica Tromp credits CPI program in helping land spot at Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany

October 4, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate Monica Tromp began post-doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, located in Jena, Germany, this fall.

Idaho State University teams up with Boise State University, NASA to assess socioeconomic impact of NASA/ISU wildfire recovery program

September 30, 2016

Researchers at Idaho State University, Boise State University and NASA are teaming up to try to determine the economic and social impacts of a wildfire recovery geographic information systems (GIS) program, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the NASA Applied Science Program.

Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researcher Kirk Hevener awarded NIH grant to study deadly bacteria

September 20, 2016

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener a $415,000 grant that may one day lead to the discovery of a new drug to battle the deadly intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile.

Portrait of Mike Meyers standing by turf.

Idaho State University sports science Professor Michael Meyers documents link between injuries and infill weight of artificial turf

September 20, 2016

POCATELLO – When it comes to artificial turf, there’s a simple, but firm analysis related to injuries that Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has documented: the greater the weight of the infill used with artificial turf, the fewer the injuries.

A photo of Mark Austin in his office.

Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin seeks clues for combating depression and suicide

September 7, 2016

The facts related to suicide and its incidence in Idaho are staggering, among them, Idaho is ranked sixth in the nation in suicide rates and Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin wants to do more to understand this problem and how it relates to major depression.

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Idaho State University TRiO Services receives new $1.25 million grant to better serve eighth- to 12th-grade students in southern Idaho

September 7, 2016

POCATELLO – About 500 more eighth- through 12th-grade students in southern Idaho will be served “to go to and through post-secondary education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.25-million TRiO Grant for its Educational Talent Search program.

ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors

August 25, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.

ISU/INL’s Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors

August 25, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Haiming Wen, working with three collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.

Portrait of James Groome.

National Institutes of Health grant helps Idaho State University Groome Neuroscience Lab study disease, train students

August 10, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher James Groome is studying mutated human proteins to help understand and fight a variety of diseases such as epilepsy, while at the same time training ISU students to become the type of scientists to carry-on this work.