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Boise State Earns Higher Category in Doctoral Research University Classification

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Boise State University is now a doctoral university with “high research activity” according to the nation’s premier college classification system. Idaho’s largest public university, which was bumped into the overall doctoral research class in 2016, now joins the University of …

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Boise State Launches Idaho’s First Doctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering

Students will have the opportunity to conduct research spanning the whole body and organ systems down to molecular interactions.

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Boise State Issues Two Statements on Property Acquisitions

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Boise State, Boise Church of Christ Reach Compromise Boise State University is purchasing a parking lot on the corner of Denver and Belmont streets from Boise Church of Christ.  The parties have engaged in extensive negotiations, which began in late …

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Morrison Center Executive Director James Patrick to Retire

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The executive director of Boise State University’s Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, James Patrick, announced that he will retire from his position this season after eight years of leading Idaho’s premier performing arts center. Patrick will continue …

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Boise State’s 103rd Commencement Honors Nearly 2,000 Graduates

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During the ceremony, Boise State officials also conferred the university’s highest recognition of service to higher education and the campus community, the Silver Medallion, to A.J. Balukoff.

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Full Broncos Holiday Meal Project Aims to Alleviate Student Food Insecurity on Boise State Campus

Until Dec. 14, Boise State University students with meal plans can support fellow Broncos by donating one unused guest meal swipe to provide a meal for a student in need as part of the Full Broncos Holiday Meal Project, sponsored …

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Pesky Awards Will Honor Four K-12 Teachers During Winter Commencement

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Each year, Boise State’s College of Education join Alan and Wendy Pesky, founders of the Lee Pesky Learning Center, in honoring outstanding and inspirational K-12 teachers in Idaho. Graduating seniors in the College of Education nominate teachers for the award. …

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University to Award Silver Medallion to A.J. Balukoff

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Boise State University will award a Silver Medallion, the university’s highest recognition of service, to A.J. Balukoff during the Dec. 15 winter commencement ceremony. Balukoff is a successful Boise businessman and certified public accountant. He co-founded the accounting firm Balukoff, …

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Idaho Policy Institute Expands to Meet Statewide Demand

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Two years after launching, the Idaho Policy Institute (IPI) in Boise State University’s School of Public Service has completed more than three dozen projects encompassing every geographic region of the state, and has grown its staff from three to eight …

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Boise State Celebrates Winter Commencement Dec. 15

A Silver Medallion — the university’s highest honor for service — will be presented to A.J. Balukoff, and Wyoming native Ashley Potzernitz, a double major in psychology and Spanish, will be the student commencement speaker.

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Boise State University Graduate Elena Gallina Named a Rhodes Scholar

Elena Gallina was Boise State's featured student speaker at the spring 2018 commencement ceremony.

She plans to pursue graduate degrees in refugee and forced migration studies, and business administration, eventually working to use social entrepreneurship to reduce violence against women caught in the midst of conflict.

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‘Star Trek’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Language Creators on Campus Nov. 29

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Marc Okrand created the enduring Klingon language for “Star Trek,” first used in “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.” David J. Peterson is the creator of the language Dothraki from the critically acclaimed Emmy Award Winning HBO series “Game of Thrones.”

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