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National Walking Day Is April 4

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Wednesday, April 4, is National Walking Day. Join Boise State and BroncoFit in celebrating the day by walking for at least 30 minutes throughout the day. Several campus departments will be out on the Quad from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with …

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New Art Aloft in the Student Union Building Atrium

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The Boise State community has a new piece of visual art to enjoy. Crews recently installed a 220-pound steel mobile in the atrium at the Student Union Building. The piece, White Flower, is by artist Robert Kantor. The piece was a …

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Boise State Public Radio Selected for ‘Guns and America’ Reporting Collaborative

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Boise State Public Radio will participate in “Guns and America,” a two-year, national reporting collaborative of 10 public media stations across the U.S. supported by a $5.3 million grant from The Kendeda Fund. The national collaborative will report on the …

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Five Teams Earn Top Prizes During Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

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The annual competition, hosted by the College of Innovation and Design, lets students pitch their new business ideas to a panel of judges.

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Fulbright Graduate Student Joins Boise State With a Mission: Cleaning Water

Fulbright Scholar Naqsh Mansoor in the lab

Mansoor is Boise State’s first graduate student to work on improving water filtration systems using two-dimensional (2D) materials.

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Thinking About Developing an Online Course?

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Did you know that 47 percent of on-campus students have taken an online course? When asked, students point out that flexibility is a key factor for taking courses online. For instance, during the summer, students can go home or work …

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Reminder: Registration Ends Monday for Professional Development Day

Registration ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 2 for Professional Development Day, a one-day conference that will take place from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on April 6 in the Micron Business and Economics Building. The event, hosted by the Association of …

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Boise State Team Helps Raise eSports Profile at Mountain West Conference

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Boise State’s eSports competitors are getting in early on a growing trend.

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Sen. Frank Church Honored by U.S. Military

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Former United States Sen. Frank Church has been selected posthumously as a “Distinguished Graduate” of the U.S. Army’s Officer Candidate School. A March 24 ceremony was held at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia, where he and others will …

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Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering Prof Earns NSF Career Award

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $500,000 CAREER award to Elton Graugnard, an assistant professor in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering. The award, “Scalable Manufacturing of Two-dimensional Atomic Layer Materials for Energy-efficient Electronic Devices via …

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Ahsahta Author Wins Prestigious Whiting Award

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Anne Boyer, author of “Garments Against Women,” published by Boise State University’s Ahsahta Press, has received a $50,000 Whiting Award, presented by the Whiting Foundation to emerging writers. Boyer’s work, read the press release announcing the winners, “unsettles all the familiar …

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Graduate Student Earns National Mechanical Engineering Scholarship

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Beema Dahal, a master’s student in the Department of Civil Engineering, recently was awarded the 2018 V. Terrey Hawthorne Memorial Scholarship from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) at its annual Joint Rail Conference. This scholarship is administered by …

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