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New Study Shows Promise Turning Volcanic Sound Into Warning Signal for Eruptions

A new study led by Boise State associate professor of geophysics Jeffrey Johnson has proven the potential for using volcanic infrasound – inaudible sounds produced by active volcanoes – to help forecast future catastrophic eruptions.
16-Feb-2018 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


Male Lekking Bats Shown Cooperating During Mating Season

Researchers studied normally territorial male bats engaging in "timeshare" behavior to woo females – potentially the first example of a cooperative breeding display observed in mammals.
1-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Survey Shows Conservationists Conflicted on How to Best Coexist with Large Carnivores

A new article co-authored by Boise State Assistant Professor Neil Carter found that conservationists have wide-ranging viewpoints on how to best preserve and coexist with large carnivores, such as brown bears, gray wolves and tigers. These animals...
3-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Boise State University President Bob Kustra Announces Retirement

Boise State University President Bob Kustra announced Wednesday that he will retire on June 30, after 15 years of leading Idaho’s largest public university.
15-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


$1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Idaho Students in Biomedical Sciences

An intercollegiate team led by Boise State University has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to bolster the number of underrepresented community college students who are transferring to Boise State to pursue...
4-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University Researchers Awarded Grant to Create, Test New Giardia Drugs

Researchers from Boise State and University of Idaho recently were awarded a three year, $418,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new anti-parasitic drugs to fight Giardia infections.
3-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Boise State Biophysicist Awarded Grant to Study How the Genome Works

A biophysicist has been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award to study and help explain the basic functions of the human genome.
14-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Boise State Researchers Earn Grants to Manufacture Sensors for Nuclear Reactors, Space

National grants will be used to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment needed to build sensors suitable for extreme environments.
12-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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

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