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ISU civil and environmental engineering teams to compete in the national 2019 PCI Big Beam Competition, will hold final beam tests on May 17

POCATELLO – Two teams of Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering students are competing in the 2019 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Big Beam Competition and will hold the final destructive testing of their concrete beams on May 17.

May 8, 2019

Idaho State University researchers use cockroaches to search for narcotics

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, led by biological sciences master’s student Kayla Pavlick, are experimenting with cockroaches to see how well they can be trained to detect narcotics.

May 2, 2019

ISU student athlete Chris Brininger earns master’s in chemistry – heading on for Ph.D.

POCATELLO – If Idaho State University student and track athlete Chris Brininger hadn’t decided to ride his motorcycle at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes during his junior year of high school, the Boise resident may have never discovered ISU and his passion for research.

May 1, 2019

ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces record production of form of medical isotope copper-67 that will be used in cancer clinical trials

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center has increased its production capacity of a highly pure form of the medical isotope copper-67 that can now be more easily used in clinical trials to test its effectiveness in fighting cancer.

April 30, 2019

Kathryn Hogarth named Idaho State University 2018-19 Student Employee of the Year

POCATELLO — Kathryn Hogarth,  an Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering employee and student, has received the ISU 2018-2019 Student Employee of the Year Award and a $2,000 scholarship from the ISU Career Center and Scholarship Office.

April 29, 2019

ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering receives $110k grant to offer precast concrete engineering design studio

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received about $110,000 to offer a precast concrete engineering design studio.

April 24, 2019

ISU, USGS dryland soil carbon study at Idaho National Laboratory yields surprising results

POCATELLO – The results of a 20-year “drylands” experiment at the Idaho National Laboratory by Idaho State University researchers and partners has yielded surprising results, including that native sagebrush shrub communities process soil carbon much differently than non-native crested wheatgrass stands.

April 24, 2019

Twelve alumni honored with Idaho State University 2019 Professional Achievement Awards  

POCATELLO – Twelve Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU 2019 Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4, in Holt Arena.

April 23, 2019

ISU and ARS researchers improve method to measure soil carbon at National Science Foundation Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in Southwest Idaho

POCATELLO – There is two to three times as much carbon in the Earth’s soil than in its atmosphere, which has important implications with regard to the effects of climate change, and scientists working at the National Science Foundation’s Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in southwest Idaho have developed a better method for estimating soil carbon.

April 23, 2019

Three Idaho State University faculty members – Schoen, Seiger and Lohse – honored as 2019 Distinguished Faculty

POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement on May 4 in the Holt Arena. The recipients are Distinguished Teacher Marco Schoen, Distinguished Service Cindy Seiger and Distinguished Researcher Kathleen Lohse.

April 17, 2019

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