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Frank Church Conference Presents Essays on America’s Future

Photo of Senator Frank Church at a committee hearing.

As part of the 34th annual Frank Church Conference on public affairs, on Oct. 23 the Frank Church Institute is releasing a collection of essays, authored by a diverse group of policy practitioners, academics, students and members of the refugee community. Essay …

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Oct. 18 Seminar with a Principal Research Scientist at Wikimedia

B sculpture at night

Boise State’s research community is invited to join Aaron Halfaker, a principal research scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, for an informal discussion about the tools, infrastructure and processes used at Wikimedia to produce useful knowledge from web-scale data – including the …

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Lisa Brady presents at Lynn W. Day Distinguished Lectureship

Lisa Brady Professor Department of History College of Arts and Sciences Lisa Brady presented at the 2017 Lynn W. Day Distinguished Lectureship in Forest and Conservation History on Oct. 12 at Duke University’s Environment Hall. Her talk was titled “No-Man’s Land …

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State Department Officer to Visit Campus Oct. 19

Administration building at dusk

Stewart Devine, a U.S. Department of State foreign service officer and diplomat in residence, will present an information session about careers and internships with the State Department from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Jordan Ballroom. Devine also will …

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Boise State Team Earns $1 Million Grant to Work Toward Cure for Heart Disease

Four people leaning against a brick wall

Researchers Owen McDougal, Matt King and Lisa Warner will work on the project.

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License Plate Recognition Technology Now Used to Monitor Parking on Campus

Photo of Eternal Winds sculpture.

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

Pitured is the steel B sculpture at Boise State University

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

Aerial photo of campus

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’

B sculpture at night

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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