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Seeking Host Families for April 2-May 27

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The Intensive English Program is looking for short-term host families from April 2-May 27 for a group of graduate students from Taiwan. The students are bilingual in English and Chinese and will be in Boise for eight weeks to complete …

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Apply Now for CTL’s Summer Course Design Institutes

Friendship bridge in winter

The Center for Teaching and Learning is now accepting applications for May Summer Course Design Institutes. This year, the CTL is offering a Course Design Institute 2.0 in addition to Course Design Institute 1.0. In CDI 1.0, a five-day working institute, participants …

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State Board Approves New Global Studies Program

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Also this week, the State Board approved a new, fully online bachelor of business administration degree in management.

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Boise State Project Looks at Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Harish Subbaraman and David Estrada in the lab with students.

A project from Boise State University is among four of 131 submitted that has been selected for funding from NextFlex, America.

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Brian Jackson Discusses Best Places to Watch the Eclipse Feb. 21

Photo of a solar eclipse.

Join Brian Jackson, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for a talk about interesting places to watch this year’s total solar eclipse. The discussion will take place in the Alumni and Friends …

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‘Hungry Heart’ Documentary Screening March 8

Administration building at dusk

“The Hungry Heart,” an award-winning documentary film on prescription drug and opiate addiction and recovery in Vermont, will be screened at Boise State University for faculty, staff and students at 7 p.m. March 8 in the Jordan Ballroom. In addition …

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Philosophy Prof Talks on Mind and Body Feb. 24

Pitured is the steel B sculpture at Boise State University

Brie Gertler, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, will give a lecture titled “Does Your Mind Extend Beyond Your Body?” from 3:30-5:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Education Building Room 110. The event is free and open …

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Boise State Writing Project Fellows Rise to the Top

Pitured is the steel B sculpture at Boise State University

Three Boise State Writing Project fellows have won national top teaching awards in the last year. Sonia Galaviz was recently tapped to receive the National Education Association Foundation’s Member Benefits Award for Teaching Excellence. She joins Ramey Uriarte who won …

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New Campus Printer Service Available Through OIT

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The Office of Information Technology Customer Care team has been working to lower the costs and environmental impacts of printing and copying on campus. In December, Customer Care launched the new and dramatically improved Department Print Services, which includes printing, …

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Andrus Center Hosts ‘Why Public Lands Matter’ Conference March 28

Scenic shot of foothills in the winter

Federal lands make up nearly 62 percent of Idaho. Only the states of Nevada and Utah have a greater percentage of land owned by the federal government, with nearly 85 percent and 65 percent, respectively, although Alaska tops them all …

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Photo of the Week – Feb. 15

Students, Dean Goulder and Jordan Rosengrant, set up a still life in Jon Sadler's Art 444 Advanced Photography class.

Boise State students Dean Goulder and Jordan Rosengrant set up a still life in Jon Sadler’s Art 444 Advanced Photography class, where they are learning how to make paper negatives with an 8×10 view camera. Creativity is a skill valued …

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Comedian Daniel Tosh Presale Tickets Available Feb. 15

Daniel Tosh

Daniel Tosh and special guests will visit Taco Bell Arena at 7:30 p.m. May 3. Pre-sale tickets are available from 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, to 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at http://tacobellarena.com/2017/daniel-tosh-exclusive-presale/. Students may purchase a $20 ticket but …

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