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License Plate Recognition Technology Now Used to Monitor Parking on Campus

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Boise State University’s Department of Public Safety is now leveraging license plate recognition technology on campus, which allows for more efficient monitoring of vehicles parked on campus. Permitted parking on campus requires that a vehicle have two things: 1) display …

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Photo of the Week — Oct. 12

Photo of Walter Robb with students.

Walter Robb, a Boise State Professor of the Practice, speaks to a group of student athletes in the Stueckle Sky Center Oct. 10. Robb served as co-CEO of Whole Foods market from 2010-2017 before turning to his philanthropic interests, serving as chairman …

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Oct. 13 Mechanical Engineering Seminar: Thin Films and Thin Film Devices

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Join the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at noon Friday, Oct. 13, in MEC 106 for a seminar titled “Emerging solution-processed thin film photovoltaic and other thin film devices.” The seminar is free and open to the public. It …

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Get Involved in Homecoming Campus Decoration Competition

The annual homecoming campus decoration competition is a fun way for campus departments to get involved with the spirit of Homecoming. Show your Boise State pride by getting creative and decorating your campus department’s office. Participating groups’ decorations will be …

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Human Rights Week is Oct. 19-27 At Boise State University

Marilyn Shuler receives her honorary doctorate

Boise State University presents Human Rights Week from Oct. 19-27. The public is invited to join with the campus community for several days of human rights education, unity and advocacy. The week’s events are co-sponsored by the Marilyn Shuler Human …

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Boise State Math Professor Earns Grant to Unlock Mysteries of the Human Body

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Boise State mathematics professor Grady Wright is interested in developing numerical methods and software to better understand the human body.

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Oct. 12 Lecture, ‘American Comparative Frontiers’

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Have you ever wondered if Argentina had a Wild West?  If the Amazon experienced a gold rush? Why settlers are sometimes pioneers and other times invaders? At noon, Oct. 12, in the Student Union Lookout Room, join visiting professors German …

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Foundational Studies Call for New Course Proposals

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The General Education Committee, the faculty senate committee that oversees Foundational Studies, is pleased to announce a process for new courses in the program. The primary call is for new University Foundations 100 (UF 100) courses. Instructions and deadlines for …

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Fight the Flu, Get Vaccinated on Campus

Buster Bronco mascot in front of fans.

It’s flu season again and Health Services is prepared to help you weather the season sneeze free. Flu vaccines are available at Health Services, no appointment necessary. Simply head to the second floor of the Norco Building from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. …

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Professor Justin Vaughn to Discuss Protests and Patriotism

B sculpture at night

Justin Vaughn, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Idaho History and Politics, will serve on a panel at 6:30 p.m.,Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Idaho Black History Museum. The panel and public discussion, titled “Protest and …

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Boise State MBA Students Take Their Peers’ Ideas to Market

MBA program participants

A new program known as Tech2Market, developed for Idaho universities by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is being piloted at Boise State University this fall with support from the Idaho Technology Council. As part of the program, teams of …

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Nancy Napier Receives Medal of Friendship from Vietnam

Nancy Napier receives Vietnam's Medal of Friendship

On Oct. 5, Boise State University Distinguished Professor Nancy Napier received Vietnam’s Medal of Friendship, the country’s highest medal awarded to foreigners who have made contributions to the country and helped build friendship between Vietnam and their countries. Napier began …

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