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CPI of the Month John Mulvaney pictured working in a laboratory.

ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney

March 27, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.

ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health

March 24, 2017

POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.

Researchers eye opening of ISU’s new Research Data Center

January 5, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s research community will soon have access to a new, state-of-the-art Research Data Center (RDC) in the Lillibridge Engineering Building.

Idaho State University graduate student Larry Leibrock awarded Fulbright Shuman Fellowship

December 15, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Larry Leibrock, a political science research fellow at the ISU Informatics Research Institute, has been awarded a Fulbright Shuman Fellowship to conduct research and teach for six months at Oxford University, England, starting in January.

Idaho State University psychology graduate students receive national awards

December 6, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology graduate students Chris DeCou, Colin Mahoney and Ariana Tart-Zelvin have recently received awards from national organizations for their work.

Photo of officials with blown-up ISU check on a sign.

ISU researcher Michael Meyers publishes study showing lower rates of injury for collegiate men soccer players playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass

December 1, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has published research findings that conclude there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate men’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf, a type of artificial turf, versus playing on natural grass.

Richardson in the background with his 3-D table in the foreground.

ISU doctoral student Rick Richardson investigates using 3-D topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills, measure mental effort

December 1, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Instructional Design and Technology Ph.D. candidate Rick Richardson is investigating the use of topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills and measure the total amount of participants’ mental effort, known as cognitive load.

Three students in the Sports Science lab, one of whom is riding a stationary bike and being monitored.

ISU Human Performance Lab interns make headway in their research efforts

November 15, 2016

POCATELLO – Idaho State University career path interns in the Sport Science and Physical Education Department are making headway completing research on a variety of projects, testing athletic psychological and physical skills to pain coping skills.

Photo fo the outside of the Idaho Accelerator Center.

Idaho State University, Australian Company Clarity Pharmaceuticals to expand research and commercial applications of Copper-67 medical isotope to fight cancer

November 10, 2016

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center (IAC) and Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a Sydney, Australia, radiopharmaceutical company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to officially launch joint development of commercial applications of the medical isotope Copper 67 produced at the IAC.

A Smithsonian map.

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.