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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

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

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

Boise State Continues to Earn Its Reputation as a National Producer of Fulbright Scholars

Four students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships for 2015-16, which will allow them to travel abroad for up to a year and teach and pursue research projects.
5-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Boise State Economist Gets to the Root of Urban Tree Cover


A new study shows a correlation between the number of city trees and overall income levels in seven U.S. cities.
27-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study Finds That Organic Food Reduces Pesticide Exposure

A new study from a researcher at Boise State is among the first to predict a person’s pesticide exposure based on information about their usual diet.
5-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Boise State Scientist Searches Far-Off Galaxies for Clues to Planet Formation


Boise State Physicist Brian Jackson is looking for planets orbiting much closer to their host stars than once thought possible.
4-Feb-2015 2:15 PM EST

Boise State University Hosts President Obama This Week

President Barack Obama has chosen Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, as his first stop after his State of the University address this week.
19-Jan-2015 3:40 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

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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