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Former Astronaut Discusses Reality of ‘The Martian’ Oct. 29

Former NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, currently serving as distinguished educator in residence at Boise State University, will comment on “The reality (and the not so real aspects) of ‘The Martian’” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Student Union …

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Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks With Parks Director Jon Jarvis

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The Andrus Center for Public Policy presents an evening with National Parks Director Jon Jarvis from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Student Union Building Simplot Ballroom as our national parks system celebrates its 100th birthday. The Andrus lecture, “Celebrating …

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Boise State Gears up to Buck Cancer Oct. 1-10

The Boise State University 2016 Buck Cancer initiative aimed at promoting cancer awareness kicks off Oct. 1 with a student section pink-out during the football game against Utah State University. A slate of events from Oct. 1-10 emphasize the many efforts across …

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Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom

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Join the Center for Teaching and Learning at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in ILC 315 for a workshop titled “Getting Students to Do Something in Class: Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom.” This workshop will rapidly explore a number …

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Boise State Campus Invited to Join in “Ridetober”

Boise State’s Department of Public Safety is asking the campus community to join in participating in Ridetober, a month-long campaign sponsored by ACHD Commuterride to encourage smart commuting to and from work. Those who want to participate can register and log their trips …

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Buck Cancer: Student Denise Chynoweth

Chynoweth’s advice to others facing cancer is to just keep going. “It’s a crappy thing – own that.”

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Latino Heritage Month Presents Crescencio López-González Oct. 12

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The campus and community are invited to a free lecture by Crescencio López-González as part of Latino Heritage Month at Boise State University. Presented by Casita Nepantla and the Department of World Languages, the event is from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, …

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Preventing Plagiarism: Detecting, Deterring and Designing

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Oct. 3-7 is Academic Integrity Week at Utah Valley University, and a highlighted activity is a presentation by Jude Carroll titled “Preventing Plagiarism: Detecting, Deterring and Designing.” The Center for Teaching and Learning will live-stream the presentation from noon-1 p.m. …

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Celebrate Oktoberfest with History Department Oct. 12

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The campus community is invited to a Department of History Oktoberfest open house from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. The department is located in Albertsons Library, Room 192. Enter through the Northwest corner of the Library, near Friendship Bridge. …

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Buck Cancer: Researchers Ken Cornell and Don Warner

In recognition of Buck Cancer Week at Boise State, we introduce you to some of the faculty, staff, students and alumni whose lives and work have been greatly influenced by cancer.

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Get in Touch Now to Plan Spring Service-Learning Projects

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Faculty interested in exploring service-learning next semester are encouraged to contact Service Learning Director Kara Brascia by Oct. 10 to discuss course models and potential community partners. The Service-Learning staff can provide extensive support in planning, course design, connecting with community …

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Student Research Spotlight: Amy Ferriter

Invasive species cause serious environmental and economic issues in the United States, impacting biodiversity and costing an estimated $120 billion a year in losses. Graduate student Amy Ferriter is providing insight to the Idaho Legislature on the problem and helping …

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