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New Fine Arts Exhibition Features Work of Alumna Khara Oxier

In her body of work “Osmosis,” Khara Oxier integrates concepts of human evolution, development, causation and adaptation. Her abstracted figures draw attention to the fluctuating subjective consciousness which involves a deep internal dialogue with external environments. These stylistic dualities create … (Read More) New Fine Arts Exhibition Features Work of Alumna Khara Oxier

Graduate Research Shows Hiking Lowers Stress Levels

Alumna Ellie Opdahl takes in the calming beauty during a nature hike. The city of Boise is hugged by foothills and is a short drive to both the desert and mountains, which is why recreation is a huge part of … (Read More) Graduate Research Shows Hiking Lowers Stress Levels

Department of Anthropology Holds Successful Regional Conference

The Department of Anthropology hosted the 5th annual Northwest Evolution, Ecology and Human Behavior symposium (NWEEHB) at Boise State University October 19-21. This regional conference included more that 80 participants from over 10 universities including Washington State, University of Utah, … (Read More) Department of Anthropology Holds Successful Regional Conference

Anthropology Professor Pei-Lin Yu Publishes Article on Cultural Heritage

Pei-Lin Yu Associate Professor, Fulbright Senior Research Fellow Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences Think about a landscape, a neighborhood, a building or even an object that defines and celebrates you. Your family, your community, your nation. Now … (Read More) Anthropology Professor Pei-Lin Yu Publishes Article on Cultural Heritage

Willing to Brush Your Friend’s Hair for Science?

Research team, Endocrinology of Social Relationships Lab Anthropologists have studied primates and their habits of “social grooming” – when one ape helps another ape clean or smooth its hair, for example — and noted many beneficial health effects. The interaction … (Read More) Willing to Brush Your Friend’s Hair for Science?

Anthropology Department Hosts Spring Break Conference

Over spring break, the Department of Anthropology co-hosted top researchers and students from across the Pacific Northwest at the 71st Northwest Anthropological Conference. Mark Plew and Pei-Lin Yu served on the local organizing committee. The conference was a success, with … (Read More) Anthropology Department Hosts Spring Break Conference

Association of Office Professionals Hosts Professional Development Day

  Professional Development Day is a one-day conference that will take place from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  April 6 in the Micron Business and Economics Building. Held annually by the Boise State University Association of Office Professionals, the event will provide training … (Read More) Association of Office Professionals Hosts Professional Development Day

Celebrate 70 Years of Fulbrights Jan. 24

  Join the Center for Global Education from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright program at the Yanke Family Research Park. Pei-Lin Yu during her Fulbright. The celebration is a great opportunity to … (Read More) Celebrate 70 Years of Fulbrights Jan. 24

College of Arts and Sciences Welcome Emeriti Faculty and Staff during Homecoming

With nearly 40 College of Arts and Sciences emeriti faculty and staff members and their guests in attendance, Dean Tony Roark welcomed the emeriti group back to campus on Homecoming Saturday. The Dean’s office hosted the annual event during Homecoming week … (Read More) College of Arts and Sciences Welcome Emeriti Faculty and Staff during Homecoming

Participate in Boise State’s Fulbright Week Nov. 13-16

Jen Forbey while on a Fulbright trip to Norway with reindeer. Boise State University graduate and undergraduate students with a passion for pursuing research, study or teaching opportunities abroad are encouraged to attend Fulbright Week Nov. 13-16. Events throughout the … (Read More) Participate in Boise State’s Fulbright Week Nov. 13-16