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Boise State Remembers Acclaimed Writer Denis Johnson

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Denis Johnson, an acclaimed fiction writer who lived part of each year in Northern Idaho and recently spent time on the Boise State University campus as a Distinguished Writer in Residence, has died at age 67. The Associated Press reported …

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Visit the World’s Fastest Vegetable Oil-Powered Vehicle May 27

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Several years ago, a Boise State University student club built the world’s fastest vegetable oil-powered vehicle, a truck that officially clocked 203 mph. Following that world record-setting victory, and with the help of Boise State’s Venture College, students Dave Schenker …

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Additional Security Questions Coming to PeopleSoft May 30

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On Tuesday, May 30, the Office of Information Technology will implement additional security measures to protect your privacy when accessing certain information in PeopleSoft (also known as Student Center.) Beginning May 30, you will be asked to verify your identity …

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Boise State Alumnus Named CEO of Influence

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Steve Woodworth, CEO of the non-profit, multi-service charity Idaho Youth Ranch, recently was named one of the Idaho Business Review’s CEOs of Influence. Woodworth graduated from Boise State University in 1988 with a master’s degree in public administration. Nominees for the …

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Center for School Improvement to Host Financial Literacy Camp for Kids

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This summer, the Center for School Improvement and Policy Studies will host Camp CashEd, an interactive financial literacy camp geared for youth ages 10-14. Attendees will participate in hands-on activities to solve a variety of financial challenges. Camp CashEd missions …

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Upward Bound to Participate in Summer Food Service Program

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Boise State University’s TRIO Upward Bound program will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program. As such, meals will be provided to all participants, without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same …

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May in Motion’s Funniest, Most Creative Commute Winners

Brian Martin, an instructional design consultant at Boise State, was the winner of last week’s funniest commute prize for this photo of his Greenbelt ride to work. “This is my amphibious vehicle, which I call a ‘bi-yak,’ that I take …

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Boise State Researcher Gets $529,000 NASA Grant to Study Effects of Light, Noise on Wildlife

Neil Carter his team will be collaborating closely with the National Park Service’s Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division.

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Bruce Newcomb Retirement Reception is June 8

Bruce Newcomb

After decades of service, a legacy of wisdom shared freely, a multitude of easily earned friendships and a very long trail of laughter, Bruce Newcomb is ready to spend more time with family, friends and the fish yet uncaught. Please …

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New Dean of Students Website Addresses Academic Integrity

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The Office of the Dean of Students has created a new website to support academic integrity on campus. Now faculty and students can access many resources to support academic integrity, as well as to define and respond to academic misconduct, …

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Helmets and Heels Women’s Clinic is June 1

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The 2017 Helmets and Heels women’s clinic is just two weeks away. Join the Boise State Football team for a fun evening full of football from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in the Bleymaier Football Center. The women’s clinic will include a chalk talk, drills …

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Boise State Welcomes Former State Department Official as Frank and Bethine Church Chair of Public Affairs

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Steven Feldstein also will teach in the global studies program, a new offering in the School of Public Service.

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