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ISU nuclear engineering professor receives $800,000 grant for materials science research

IDAHO FALLS – Idaho State University nuclear engineering Associate Professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is the principal investigator on a $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program to study itsy-bitsy, teeny-tiny, 10-to-the-minus-6-meter materials to determine their strength to support development of new nuclear fuels.

October 25, 2019

Idaho State University researcher discovers first Idaho dinosaur burrow  

POCATELLO –Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher L.J. Krumenacker has discovered and documented the first dinosaur burrow in Idaho, which is just the second dinosaur burrow discovered in North America and the third discovered in the world. Both North American burrows are from the dinosaur Oryctodromeus, Idaho’s most common dinosaur.

By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Director of Marketing | October 23, 2019

ISU biology professor, student conduct research in Catalina Island; Master's student to present findings in January

POCATELLO – Santa Catalina Island is known for its glass bottom boats, scuba and snorkeling spots, and panoramic views of the pacific, but to Idaho State University biological sciences Assistant Professor Devaleena Pradhan, the island is known for the Bluebanded Goby fish.

By Tori Parks, Marketing Intern | October 23, 2019

Public invited to view ISU vice president for research finalist presentations

POCATELLO – The public is invited to watch presentations by the three finalists for the Idaho State University vice president for research and economic development position, who will be visiting campus Oct. 21- Nov. 1. 

October 16, 2019

ISU awarded more than $1 million to build Disaster Response Complex in Pocatello

ISU civil and environmental engineering faculty work in collaboration with INL, CAES

By By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Director of Marketing | September 23, 2019

Two ISU civil engineering student teams record Top-10 finishes at national PCI Big Beam Competition

POCATELLO – Two teams of Idaho State University civil and environmental engineering students finished in the top 10 at the 2019 Precast/Prestressed Institute (PCI) Big Beam Competition.

September 17, 2019

Amazon Rainforest Fires-What are the impacts and what can we do about it?

September 16, 2019

ISU awarded $1.1 million grant that will help treat opioid-use disorder

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Psychology has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant that focuses on improving the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder in Southeast Idaho.

By Andrew Taylor, Assistant Director of Marketing | September 13, 2019

Adding Broader Impacts statement to Grant Proposals

September 5, 2019

Undergraduate Research Project funds have been fully awarded

September 5, 2019