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USDA Pilot Grant to Fund Research for Food Processing Industry

By Jenn Ambrose A transdisciplinary research team led by Jim Browning, professor and chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department, has received funding from the USDA for a new project focused on food safety, opening the door to …

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Red Cross Blood Drive on Campus Aug. 2

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The American Red Cross will be on campus for a blood drive from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Recreation Center. The drive is being coordinated by the Professional Staff Association. To schedule your time online, visit www.redcrossblood.org. …

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Boise State Simulation Team Wins International Award

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Boise State Nursing Simulation Team The Boise State Simulation Team was honored at the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference in June for their simulation program. The team was selected as the winner of the prestigious …

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Register Now for Fall 2018 Open Drawing Session

Fall 2018 Open Draw is a weekly noncredit session for students, alumni and community members who want to draw, paint and sculpt, working from life models in a creative and supportive environment. Shawn Edrington will facilitate the sessions. They will …

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Political ‘Bootcamp’ Readies Women to Run for Public Office

Nearly two dozen undergraduate women representing six Idaho colleges and universities recently spent a week at Boise State attending NEW Leadership Idaho. The annual political “bootcamp” is designed to encourage more women to become leaders in their communities by running …

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Boise State Research Paper Published in Major Science Journal

A paper authored by a team of Boise State undergraduate students working in the Micron School of Materials Science & Engineering has been chosen as the cover article for the most recent issue of the Journal of Applied Physics. The …

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Boise State Scientists Explore How Graphene Foam May One Day Ease Osteoarthritis Pain

What is graphene foam? It’s a synthetic “wonder material” made from the same carbon atoms that make up the lead in a pencil. Graphene foam can be used as a “bioscaffold” to mesh with human stem cells and grow new …

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Register Now: Summer Youth Sports Program Second Session Begins July 9

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Registration is open for the Summer Youth Sports program sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology. The program runs from July 9 to July 27. Classes are filling quickly. This year, the program has added new classes to provide more variety for …

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Boise State Campus Building Update: New Construction, New Names for Existing Buildings

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Boise State is continuing a trend begun in 2013 of naming buildings on campus after Idaho mountains and mountain ranges. The Academic Counseling and Career Services building (1464 University Dr.) will become Boulder Hall, named for the Boulder Mountain Range …

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Boise State’s Interactive Map Includes Public Safety Features

Boise State University Department of Public Safety recently created a public safety campus tour as part of the Boise State interactive map. The map is available to the campus community and to the public online. It shows locations on campus of …

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New Direct Deposit Options Available for Boise State Employees

In response to employee requests, Human Resources is offering a new feature in PeopleSoft. All Boise State employees are now able to choose up to five accounts for payroll direct deposit. Employees can allocate money by either percentage or flat …

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Boise State’s Shared Leadership Program Seeks Volunteer Mentors

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Shared Leadership is a two-year program in which participants — a select group of Boise State employees that includes faculty, classified and professional staff — explore leadership issues, complexities of the campus community, the free exchange of ideas, and more. The …

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