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Hoda Mehrpouyan Earns NSF CAREER Award

Hoda Mehrpouyan, an assistant professor in the computer science department and associate director of the Cyber Lab for Industrial Control Systems, was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to further her cybersecurity and network...
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Luke Montrose Earns Grant to Study the Molecular Effects of Alzheimer’s

Luke Montrose, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health, has been awarded a grant from the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Idaho INBRE) to fund a two-year pilot study related to Alzheimer’s...
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Boise State Graduate Named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named photographer Ron Jude a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow. Jude received his BFA in studio art from Boise State in 1988.
3-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Geosciences Grad Student Tackles Explosive Eruptions in Chile

Aaron Marshall studies mafic magma on Llaima Volcano in Chile
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David Estrada Earns NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor David Estrada of the Micron School of Material Sciences and Engineering was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his work utilizing graphene as a bio-scaffold for musculoskeletal tissue engineering.
5-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Geophysics Club Helps Solve Mysteries in a Historic Boise Cemetery

On a bright and chilly spring morning, the Boise State Geophysics Club was engaged in a rather somber task. They were using ground-penetrating radar, magnetometers and GPS to begin locating the graves of inmates buried in the cemetery at the former...
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Claire Xiong Awarded Grant to Research Lithium Ion Battery Performance

Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering Associate Professor Hui (Claire) Xiong recently was awarded a National Science Foundation grant of more than $300,000 to further her research on electrode materials used in lithium ion batteries.
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Students Earn National Awards for Nuclear Energy Related Research

Three Boise State students in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering have been awarded financial support for their nuclear energy research through the Department of Energy Integrated University Program.
5-Apr-2019 11:05 AM 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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