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Intermountain Bird Observatory Benefits from Zamzows Bird Food Sales

Boise State’s Intermountain Bird Observatory has gained lots of fans in the local community, including Zamzows Inc., the longtime Boise lawn, garden and pet store. Zamzows organized a January fundraiser in which it pledged to give $1 for every bag … (Read More) Intermountain Bird Observatory Benefits from Zamzows Bird Food Sales

Explore STEM Careers from Dairy Industry Reps on Jan. 31

Representatives from the dairy processing industry will again be on campus on Thursday, January 31, to meet with students and faculty.  There will be two sessions (3:30 and 4:45 p.m.) in the Alumni and Friends Center living room to discuss … (Read More) Explore STEM Careers from Dairy Industry Reps on Jan. 31

Alumna Cassidy VanWarmerdam Brews Quality and Consistency at Payette Brewing

Alumna Cassidy VanWarmerdam is using her Boise State degrees in her job as a quality control lab technician at Payette Brewing, photo Patrick Sweeney It doesn’t take much for Boise State graduate Cassidy VanWarmerdam to light up when the words … (Read More) Alumna Cassidy VanWarmerdam Brews Quality and Consistency at Payette Brewing

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

Volunteers Plant 2,000 Native Plants Along the Boise River

On Saturday, Oct. 13, roughly 150 volunteers, including groups of Boise State University and College of Western Idaho (CWI) students, joined representatives from Boise State’s Intermountain Bird Observatory (IBO), CWI, Golden Eagle Audubon Society, Native Plant Network, and Idaho Fish … (Read More) Volunteers Plant 2,000 Native Plants Along the Boise River

Intermountain Bird Observatory Seeks Volunteers to Plant Native Plants

The Intermountain Bird Observatory at Boise State University, in partnership with the College of Western Idaho, Golden Eagle Audubon Society, and Idaho Fish and Game, is looking for volunteers to help plant 2,000 native plants at the Boise River Research Station beginning … (Read More) Intermountain Bird Observatory Seeks Volunteers to Plant Native Plants

Student Researches How to Heal Wounds by Regenerating Human Tissue

Omid Mohammad Mousa at the 2018 Idaho INBRE Conference. For one Boise State student, a summer job meant fascinating and important research on attempting to heal human wounds by regenerating human tissue. Omid Mohammad Mousa, a Boise State University senior … (Read More) Student Researches How to Heal Wounds by Regenerating Human Tissue

Idaho Universities Receive $20 Million to Study How Native Plants, Animals Respond to Changing Landscapes

Jennifer Forbey, left, conducts desert field sagebrush research with an unmanned aircraft and 3D scanning technology. A consortium of Idaho researchers will receive a $20 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to examine how environmental stressors impact the … (Read More) Idaho Universities Receive $20 Million to Study How Native Plants, Animals Respond to Changing Landscapes

Boise State Receives Share of $6 Million to Understand, Manage Resistance to Toxins

Two Boise State University researchers, in collaboration with colleagues in Nevada and Wyoming, have secured a $6 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to predict and manage the interactions between toxic plants and the animals that consume these … (Read More) Boise State Receives Share of $6 Million to Understand, Manage Resistance to Toxins

Did Bats Invent Fireflies? New Study From Barber Lab Suggests They Did

Fireflies (Photinus pyralis) defuse bat attack with bioluminescence and slow, predictable flight. Photo by Stephen Marshall. Imagine a warm summer evening on the porch. Flashing fireflies float across the darkening landscape. These lights are mating signals exchanged between males and … (Read More) Did Bats Invent Fireflies? New Study From Barber Lab Suggests They Did