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Experts Examine Burden of Public’s High Presidential Expectations in New Book

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...
2/11/2014 1:00 PM EST

Warmer Winters May Be Pushing Raptors Northward

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.
1/29/2014 10:00 AM EST

Boise State Part of NSF Grant to Study Critical Zone Observatory in the Owyhees

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...
1/15/2014 3:00 PM EST

Boise State Researchers Examine Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Streams and Rivers

The scientists are trying to understand how populations of microorganisms regulate emissions of nitrous oxide from streams and rivers.
1/14/2014 11:00 AM EST

Boise State Researcher Aims to Use Waste Heat to Make Cars More Efficient

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.
11/18/2013 10:00 AM EST

Boise State University Launches 'the Startup Shop' for Entrepreneurs

The StartUp Shop will connect people with new business ideas to partners, entities and programs that can support them in their entrepreneurial journey.
11/14/2013 1:10 PM EST

First-of-Its-Kind Study Documents Effects of Road Noises on Migratory Birds

A first-of-its-kind study by Boise State University researchers shows that the negative effects of roads on wildlife are largely because of traffic noise.
11/6/2013 11:00 AM EST

Boise State Physicist Receives Prestigious NSF Career Award for Materials Modeling Research

Pushpa Raghani, an assistant professor of physics at Boise State University, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award for her exceptional ability to integrate her cutting-edge research into her teaching activities....
9/10/2013 3:00 PM EDT

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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...
1/15/2013 3:35 PM EST

Expert Addresses International Business Topics

Boise State University professor discusses international business, trade.
5/24/2012 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.
5/9/2012 9:15 AM EDT

Effective Use of Creativity and Innovation is Key

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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.
4/9/2012 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...
4/2/2012 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...
3/26/2012 1:40 PM EDT

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

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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...
3/20/2012 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...
3/14/2012 3:50 PM EDT

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