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Alan and Wendy Pesky to Honor Outstanding Teachers at Commencement

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This year’s winners include a teacher from a remote fishing island off the coast of Alaska, another from rural Idaho and two teachers from the Treasure Valley.

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Boise State to Honor Bill Ilett at Winter Commencement Dec. 16

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Boise State University’s winter Commencement will honor graduates with a traditional ceremony and pay tribute to distinguished alumnus and Boise business leader Bill Ilett. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in Taco Bell Arena. Arena doors open …

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College of Education Receives $8.4 million to Serve Underrepresented Students

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The Upward Bound programs work with low-income and first-generation high school students in Boise and surrounding communities.

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Michele Carney and Laurie Cavey

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Michele Carney and Laurie Cavey College of Education Michele Carney, Laurie Cavey and Gwyneth Hughes from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently published an article in the Elementary School Journal titled “Assessing Teacher Attentiveness to Student Mathematical Thinking: Validity Claims and …

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Diane Boothe

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Diane Boothe Director of P-20 Outreach, Professor Literacy, Language and Culture College of Education On Nov. 5, Diane Boothe presented at the Fulbright Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation was titled “Beyond Boundaries: A Fulbright Experience on the Benefits of …

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Yu-Chang Hsu and Yu-Hui Ching

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Yu-Chang Hsu and Yu-Hui Ching Associate Professors Educational Technology College of Education Yu-Chang Hsu, Yu-Hui Ching and Sally Baldwin, a recent graduate from the educational technology doctoral program, won the 2017 Outstanding Paper Award at the E-Learn World Conference held …

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Join The Conversation: New Partnership Will Introduce National Audiences to Boise State Faculty Research

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This exciting new partnership will allow Boise State faculty to work one-on-one with Conversation editors to write and publish short articles.

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Diane Boothe

Diane Boothe Director of P-20 Outreach, Professor Department of Literacy, Language and Culture College of Education Diane Boothe was selected to deliver the opening keynote and plenary address at the Asociación Nacional Universitaria de Profesores de Inglés (ANUPI) on Oct. 12 …

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College of Education Awarded Grant to Combat Bullying in Middle Schools

Aida Midgett and Diana Doumas recently were awarded a $66,000 grant from the National Institute on General Medical Health.

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Josh Engler

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Josh Engler Educational Specialist TRIO Upward Bound College of Education Josh Engler is the new president of the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs. He will represent all TRIO programs from Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. The leadership role is crucial …

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Chris Haskell

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Chris Haskell Director, eSports Clinical Assistant Professor, Educational Technology College of Education Chris Haskell was featured in an ESPN.com article titled “Title IX compliance a priority for varsity esports programs.” In the article Haskell notes that he believes student Maggie …

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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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