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Boise State University Graduate Elena Gallina Named a Rhodes Scholar

Elena Gallina was Boise State's featured student speaker at the spring 2018 commencement ceremony.

She plans to pursue graduate degrees in refugee and forced migration studies, and business administration, eventually working to use social entrepreneurship to reduce violence against women caught in the midst of conflict.

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Shop Safe Online This Holiday Season

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A recent survey from location data technology firm Blis found that 57.7 percent of shoppers said they plan to do the most of their holiday shopping online while 37.3 percent said they will shop more online than they did last …

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Names New Director

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Dana Thorp Patterson has been selected as the next director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Boise State University. She starts her new position Dec. 4. “Dana has over 20 years of experience developing continuing education programs and serving …

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Nominate a Graduating Student Leader by Nov. 30

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Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate Boise State student leaders who are graduating this December to be recognized at the Graduating Student Leaders Celebration held the morning of commencement, 7:30-9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Graduating student leaders will be …

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Call for Students: Zion’s Bank $100,000 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

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The 2019 edition of the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge comes to Boise State University March 27-28. This year’s event is lining up to be bigger and better than ever: more than 30 Boise State teams already have signed up through early …

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Call for Participants: Designing for Success Faculty Learning Community

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The Center for Teaching and Learning, the IDEA Shop and Learning Technologies Solutions invite Boise State faculty to apply for the Designing for Student Success Faculty Learning Community. This faculty learning community will spend part of the spring 2019 and fall …

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Student Leaders Wanted for Summer 2019 Orientations

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New Student Programs is looking for student leaders for summer 2019 orientations. Students who become orientation leaders get the opportunity to develop a personal leadership style, build professional confidence, develop communication skills and work with a diverse team of their peers toward a …

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Armistice Day Exhibit Will Close with Live Performance

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A current exhibition at Albertsons Library in remembrance of World War I and life on the Western Front will close Nov. 29. A live performance by the University Singers will mark the occasion at 5 p.m., Nov. 29, on the first …

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Basque Studies Program to Screen Award-Winning Basque Film ‘Handia’

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The Basque Studies Minor at Boise State University will participate in Euskaraldia, a worldwide initiative to promote the Basque language, Nov.23-Dec.3. The program will screen the Basque film “Handia” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, in the Simplot/Micron Advising and …

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Faculty Workshops for iClicker Cloud

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The Office of Information Technology’s learning technology solutions team is offering workshops for faculty interested in using iClicker Cloud in classrooms next semester. iClicker Cloud is used for attendance, polling, quizzes and more. Faculty are invited to learn the basics …

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‘Star Trek’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Language Creators on Campus Nov. 29

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Marc Okrand created the enduring Klingon language for “Star Trek,” first used in “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.” David J. Peterson is the creator of the language Dothraki from the critically acclaimed Emmy Award Winning HBO series “Game of Thrones.”

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Boise State Part of New National Effort to Increase College Access

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Boise State is one of 130 public universities and systems joining Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success, a new collaborative effort that will continue through 2025 with the goal of increasing college access, equity and degree completion. The United States …

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