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Campus Community Mourns Passing of Connie Thorngren

Connie Thorngren

Connie Thorngren, the pioneer of competitive sports for women at Boise State and an advocate for health education, passed away recently at the age of 77. A memorial service for Thorngren will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, …

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College of Education Awarded $5.7 Million Grant for Research on School Safety

The four-year research grant is from the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, which is funded by the National Institute of Justice.

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University Partners Promote ‘Language Of Possibility’ at Annual STEM Night

Elyssa Williams, Boise State Elementary Education student, guides a STEM night participant through the Mobile App Creation lab.

The event brought over 500 students, families, educators and the public together at Garfield Elementary.

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Get Your Game On at the eSports Launch Party Oct. 3

Buster Bronco mascot in front of fans.

Boise State is launching an eSports program and will celebrate with a launch party from 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Student Union Building Jordan Ballroom. The launch party is open to Boise State students, faculty, area high school …

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Petya Stoyanova Johnson

Petya Stoyanova Johnson Director TRIO Educational Talent Search Petya Stoyanova Johnson was awarded the 2016/2017 Higher Education Advocate award at the annual Treasure Valley Counselor Day, presented by the Idaho Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. The organization recognizes …

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Boise State Researchers Awarded $1.6 Million to Develop Video Training Modules for Math Teachers

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This project aims to improve prospective teachers’ ability to recognize, analyze and make connections between students’ ideas in functional reasoning contexts.

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Join Colleagues for the State of the University Address Aug. 16

Photo of the Steel 'B' in front of the Admin Building

The address at 10 a.m. in the Morrison Center and is immediately followed by the President’s Picnic on the Quad.

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Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State

Administration building at dusk

Boise State University held the fourth annual Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) on July 26-27 that drew hundreds of students, faculty and members of the community. The conference showcases the leading edge of undergraduate research across the state in …

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Photo of the Week – August 3

Students perform at the TRIO Upward Bound final day.

These high school students, along with more than 100 others from seven schools across the Treasure Valley and beyond, presented final performances for the six- week TRIO Upward Bound summer program at Boise State University. The students lived in dorms, worked …

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​P​etya Stoyanova Johnson

Studio portrait of Petya Stoyanova.

​P​etya Stoyanova Johnson TRIO ETS Director College of Education Petya Stoyanova Johnson has been selected as the new ​Boise State University ​TRIO ETS director. Johnson has been an educational specialist for the programs since 2008 and served many of the target schools. She also worked as …

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Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion, Wanchen Chang

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Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion, Wanchen Chang Institutional Research; Mathematics; Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion and Wanchen Chang recently co-presented a session titled “Using High School Transcripts to Model College STEM Selection and Success” at the 57th …

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Evelyn Johnson

Studio portrait of Evelyn Johnson.

Evelyn Johnson Professor Early and Special Education College of Education Evelyn Johnson has accepted the position of scientific director for the Lee Pesky Learning Center. As such, Johnson will develop and direct a national research and training center in partnership …

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