Seventy percent of elementary school leaders nationwide reported that students generally like the healthier school lunches that rolled out in fall 2012, according to a first-of-its-kind national study whose lead author is now a research associate...
21-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Boise State researchers are using a NASA grant to develop more advanced remote-sensing techniques and models to better predict snowmelt and other hydrologic variables.
11-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Walmart has started an ambitious program to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States and Boise State University is helping make that happen in Idaho.
30-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Did President Barack Obama create such high expectations that they actually hindered his ability to enact his agenda? Should we judge his performance by the scale of the expectations his rhetoric generated, or against some other standard? A new...
11-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST
Research by Boise State University biologists shows that several raptor species appear to be responding to warmer winters by shortening their annual migration by as much as seven or eight kilometers (four to five miles) per year.
29-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST
To help scientists better understand the Earth’s Critical Zone — the thin layer of life extending from the top of the trees to the bedrock — the National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded creation of four new Critical Zone Observatories...
15-Jan-2014 3:00 PM EST
The scientists are trying to understand how populations of microorganisms regulate emissions of nitrous oxide from streams and rivers.
14-Jan-2014 11:00 AM EST
Yanliang Zhang wants to make vehicles more efficient by using a resource most people aren't even aware of — the waste heat that results from the inherent inefficiency of engines when converting fuel into energy.
18-Nov-2013 10:00 AM EST
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
Boise State University professor discusses international business, trade.
24-May-2012 6:00 PM EDT
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
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
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
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
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