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ISU Research Office awards more than $51,000 through Small Grant Program; 2020 proposals due March 1

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Office for Research recently awarded more than $51,000 to researchers across campus through the University’s Internal Small Grant (ISG) program and proposals for the spring 2020 ISG program competition are due to Sponsored Programs and Support by March 1.

February 27, 2020

ISU Professor Finney co-authors study supporting theory earliest North American humans arrived by ocean route

POCATELLO – A study co-authored by Idaho State University Professor Bruce Finney bolsters the argument that more than 15,000 years ago that the first humans who traveled to North America used a coastal route, traveling by boat, as opposed to traveling from the north, walking over a land bridge and then southward between the large retreating glaciers.

By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Marketing Director | February 19, 2020

Idaho GEM3 project focusing on trout and sagebrush aims to produce new scientists

POCATELLO – The $20 million GEM3 grant engaging researchers from public universities throughout Idaho is expansive in its scope of studying two iconic Idaho species, sagebrush and redband trout, and along the way it hopes to encourage students to choose a career path in science.

By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Marketing Director | February 11, 2020

'Science of Science Writing' panel discussion set Feb. 27 at Center for Advanced Energy Studies

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies CAES will host a panel discussion on journal writing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 in the CAES Auditorium. 

February 4, 2020

Petroleum Experts donate MOVEModeling software worth more than $2.5 million to Idaho State University Geosciences department

POCATELLO – Petroleum Experts Limited has donated the equivalent of more than $2.5 million in oil and gas-industry software for use by the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences that will be used by ISU researchers working on a National Science Foundation grant and for teaching of advanced graduate-level geosciences courses.

By By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Marketing Director | January 31, 2020

Creatures, plants of the night – large and small – featured in “In the Shadows” exhibit

12-foot 3D spider, 3-foot eyebrow mites among items on display at Idaho Museum of Natural History

January 22, 2020

Idaho National Laboratory Winter Collaboration ‘Extravaganza’ Set Jan. 23-24 at CAES; best to register by Jan. 13

Students, faculty, Idaho National Laboratory researchers and industry partners are invited to the Winter Collaboration Event at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies on Jan. 23 and 24.

January 10, 2020

ISU featured in viral story about a 106-year-old cold case

POCATELLO – ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, New York Times, Fox, USA Today, Telemundo, BBC, CBC…

January 2, 2020

Idaho State Hires Adam Bradford as Dean of the Graduate School

POCATELLO – Idaho State University has hired Adam Bradford as the dean of the Graduate School following a national search that began earlier this year.

December 5, 2019

Idaho Museum of Natural History’s buzzsaw sharks featured story in December National Geographic Magazine

POCATELLO – Idaho Museum of Natural History Director Leif Tapanila is ecstatic that Helicoprion sharks, the focus of an Idaho Museum of Natural History exhibit “The Buzzsaw Sharks of Idaho,” are the centerfold story in the December 2019 National Geographic magazine.

December 5, 2019

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