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$25 Million Gift From the Micron Foundation to Create Materials Research Center at Boise State


The largest gift in the university’s history will fund the establishment of a new Center for Materials Research, operated by the College of Engineering.
21-Oct-2015 10:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Article Highlights Boise State Research to Recover Heat From Car Engine

Researchers are attempting to develop thermoelectric generators (TEGs) as a way to convert the waste heat from car engines into electricity.
18-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Nurses, Gamers Win National Award for New Nursing Simulation Technology

A Boise State University team of nursing and gaming professionals has won a national education award for developing a wearable technology that allows nursing students to practice complex simulations with significant cost savings compared to more...
17-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Agreement Strengthens Boise State Ties to Africa’s Gorongosa Park

Idaho native Greg Carr signed a formal agreement furthering Boise State University faculty and student research opportunities in Africa's Gorongosa National Park.
16-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA Grant to Explore Best Way to Measure Snowpack


Lejo Flores, an associate professor of geosciences, has been awarded a three-year, $295,577 grant from NASA’s highly competitive Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) program to investigate the use of remote sensing to better...
8-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Historian Mapping out a New View of the Medieval World


Maps show us the way and identify major landmarks – rivers, towns, roads and hills. For centuries, they also offered a perspective on how societies viewed themselves in comparison to the rest of the world. Karen Pinto, assistant professor of...
26-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State University/NSF Program Benefits High School Materials Scientists


The Boise State Materials for Energy and Sustainability Research Experiences for Teachers Program partners high school teachers with university professors for hand-on research experience.
20-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Benjamin Victor Gallery Brings World-Renowned Sculpture to Campus

The one-of-a-kind gallery and studio space allows students and the public to learn about sculpture at every stage, from clay moquettes to finished bronzes.
7-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Can Offer Insight on Alternative Energy Sources

U.S. states, as well as countries around the world, must grapple with a number of questions when looking at alternative power generation sources. Especially important are impacts on the economy and whether the domestic workforce, industry and...
15-Jan-2013 3:35 PM EST

Expert Addresses International Business Topics

Boise State University professor discusses international business, trade.
24-May-2012 6:00 PM EDT

STEM Pipeline: Inspiration to Occupation

Boise State University education professor Louis Nadelson discusses his model that defines STEM and looks at the various ways of teaching science, technology, engineering and math.
9-May-2012 9:15 AM EDT

Effective Use of Creativity and Innovation is Key


How can organizations use creativity and innovation to boost performance? Boise State University creativity expert Dr. Nancy Napier has done extensive research into the topic.
9-Apr-2012 1:00 PM EDT

The Rise of the West and Asia’s Resurgence

In the 18th and 19th centuries, something rather fascinating occurred. The part of the world we typically call “the West” suddenly showed tremendous growth in population, change in technology and production of wealth. Boise State University...
2-Apr-2012 3:40 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss ‘What Good Is a College Education?’

People have been pursuing higher education and advanced degrees for centuries, but why and to what end? Boise State University professors Stephanie Cox and Jennifer Black have investigated the history of higher education, from Socrates to the...
26-Mar-2012 1:40 PM EDT

Two Experts Available to Speak About The Work-Life Equation for Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials


How do we balance our careers with other aspects of our lives? Is there an ideal balance, or is the equation mostly subjective? Boise State University Foundational Studies professors Vicki Stieha and Rebecca Robideaux can answer these questions and...
20-Mar-2012 1:30 PM EDT

Expert Available to Talk About DNA Forensics, Cases Making Headlines

An internationally recognized expert and consultant in DNA forensics, Dr. Greg Hampikian played a crucial, high-profile role in the exoneration last October of Amanda Knox. He is available to discuss the different types of DNA, how they are used in...
14-Mar-2012 3:50 PM EDT

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