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Boise State’s New Challenge: Be Distinct, Vital, Influential

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The annual State of the University speech celebrated Boise State’s recent designation as a doctoral research university in the nation’s premier classification system.

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New Programs Reflect Commitment to High-Tech Industry

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Boise State University will roll out a new doctoral program in computing aimed at providing local and regional high-tech industry and agencies with a highly prepared workforce. The Ph.D. in computing was unanimously approved by the State Board of Education …

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Boise State, Harvard Business School’s HBX Collaborate to Offer Program

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Program participants will earn a Credential of Readiness from Harvard Business School.

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Author Timothy Egan to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Boise State

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Boise State University will award an honorary doctorate to acclaimed author Timothy Egan for his contributions to the humanities during the university’s 98th Commencement ceremony on May 7. Egan is the author of eight books, including the National Book Award-winning …

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Boise State Officially Breaks Ground on New Honors College

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Boise State University celebrated the start of construction on a new $40 million Honors College and First-Year Residence Hall on April 7. “We have changed significantly and dramatically as a metropolitan research university in the last few years,” said President …

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Groundbreaking for New Honors College is April 7

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The campus community is invited to join President Kustra, Dean Andrew Finstuen, representatives of campus partner EdR Collegiate Housing, and students at the event.

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New Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Approved

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This newest doctoral program will significantly increase Idaho’s reputation as a leader in the field of ecological research and education.

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School of Public Service to Honor Mike Simpson at Feb. 16 Launch Event

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The kickoff event also is designed to celebrate the new school’s official debut.

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President Kustra Supports Governor’s Higher Education Package

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Gov. Otter is proposing scholarships for both traditional and returning students, a tuition lock and more.

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Reader’s Corner Features Interview with Leon Panetta

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Reader’s Corner, a weekly radio show hosted by Boise State President Bob Kustra, will air an interview with former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta on Friday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 10. at 11 …

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Micron Foundation Gives $25 Million for Materials Science

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The largest gift in the university’s history will have a transformational impact on the field of engineering and materials research.

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Real Estate Services to Host 2015 International Conference

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Boise State University will host the 2015 Association of University Real Estate Officials annual conference Oct. 4-7. With more than 140 attendees representing over 100 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, AUREO is the premier professional association for …

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