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Did Bats Invent Fireflies? New Study From Barber Lab Suggests They Did

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Imagine a warm summer evening on the porch. Flashing fireflies float across the darkening landscape. These lights are mating signals exchanged between males and females. Now, a new study from the Barber Lab at Boise State University has uncovered an …

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MING Studios Event Features Wieland, Artist Discussion Moderated by Keys

Boise State Professor Mitch Wieland will read from his new novel, Strange You Never Knew, at 6 p.m., Sept. 13 at MING Studios at 420 S. 6th St.  The novel is set in Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 …

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View a Video of the State of the University Address

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Boise State Interim President Martin Schimpf presented the annual State of the University address Aug. 14, officially kicking off a new academic year. He announced plans for a new teaching facility to expand lab opportunities in chemistry and biology, lauded …

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Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Former Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

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The free lecture is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.

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Nominate Worthy Candidates for Honorary Doctorate

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Honorary doctoral degrees are awarded by Boise State to recognize individuals of outstanding accomplishment in scholarship, creativity, public service, education or contributions to human welfare. Previous recipients include Michael Hoffman, former Gov. Cecil Andrus, Steve Appleton, Ralph Peterson, Barbara Morgan, …

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Mandatory Online Modules for Incoming Students

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The Office of the Dean of Students is announcing two new online programs designed to educate students about alcohol and drug abuse and sexual violence prevention. All new students under the age of 21, at the time the courses are …

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First Friday Astronomy Lecture: Sand Dunes on Pluto

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Join Boise State Physics at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the Science Building, Room 112 for the First Friday lecture series hosted by the Department of Physics. Professor Jani Radebaugh from Brigham Young University Geological Sciences will speak on …

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New Art Exhibition Has Deep Roots in Boise’s Historic Art World

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A new art exhibition, “Two Generations of Print Makers: Frederick Foster Brown and Gary Frederick Brown,” will hang in the Boise State Student Union Fine Arts Gallery through Sept. 23. The exhibition features work by two printmakers, not to mention …

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Free Health Screening Clinics on Campus

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As a part of BroncoFit, Preventative Health will host campus health screening clinics from 7:30-11 a.m. Sept. 5-7 and 18-21. Consider taking 20-30 minutes to check up on your health. Screenings are provided at no cost if you have verifiable insurance, and participation doesn’t prohibit …

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Micron Center for Materials Research Construction

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The City of Boise, in conjunction with the Micron Center for Materials Research project team, will undertake a project to relocate underground utilities on University Drive. The project will begin on Monday, Aug. 27, and continue through Thursday, Aug. 30. …

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New Campus Dining Plans, Tree City Smoothies and More

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Campus Dining Services is excited to announce new dining services for the 2018-2019 academic year. For a full view of all options, menus and hours. visit boisestate.campusdish.com. Buy a Value Meal Plan and get $25 in Flex freeValue Meal Plans …

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Bronco Zone Lunches — Now Accepting Fall 2018 Reservations

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Boise State University’s seasonal pop-up restaurant, featuring the talents of head chef Nathan Child, is now accepting reservations for select Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the fall 2018 semester. Opening Aug. 29, this season at the Bronco Zone brings fresh flavors, …

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