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‘Books In Every Home’ PonyUp Campaign Launches

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English Literature capstone students kicked off a PonyUp campaign this weekend to raise $1,000 to buy books for children from low-income families. The students will visit a first-grade classroom at Whittier Elementary in November to distribute books purchased from the …

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Idaho Dance Theatre Debuts ‘All Embracing’ Oct. 19-22

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Idaho Dance Theatre (IDT) presents “All Embracing,” an evening of exploration, collaboration and impassioned dance, from Oct. 19-22. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Boise State Special Events Center Oct. 19-21, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 22. …

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Nov. 8 Process Improvement Lunch and Learn

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The Process Improvement Lunch and Learn will be held at noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Lookout Room of the Student Union Building. Bring your lunch and enjoy presentations from campus report users. See how they use the tools to …

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Economics Association Presents Alexander Salter Oct. 26

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Boise State University’s student-run Economics Association is hosting Alexander Salter on campus at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Salter, an assistant professor at Texas Tech, will present “Neo Mengerian Macroeconomics – Economies as Emergent Ecologies” in the Student Union Building Simplot …

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Looking for the Bright Spots – Perspective for Life Workshop

How does one find their purpose and live a life of significance? What does being “rich” really mean? Where does empathy fall in terms of a priority for leaders? Come explore these questions in an interactive session facilitated by Jim …

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Frank Church Conference Presents Essays on America’s Future

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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