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College of Arts and Sciences Honors Faculty Awards Winners

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Tony Roark recognized four deserving faculty members during the spring college meeting as winners of the 2017 faculty honors and awards. The college honors and awards committee, comprised of 16 members from 16 COAS … (Read More) College of Arts and Sciences Honors Faculty Awards Winners

Intermountain Bird Observatory Earns Competitive Grant to Study Imperiled Owls

Short-eared owl. Photo by Zak Pohlen. The researchers at Boise State’s Intermountain Bird Observatory (IBO) are known as global leaders in migratory bird research and for their ability to ignite a passion for bird research and preservation among a curious … (Read More) Intermountain Bird Observatory Earns Competitive Grant to Study Imperiled Owls

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

Eric Hayden Awarded NSF Grant to Study How Microbes Influence the Gut of Herbivores

Microbes are the invisible inhabitants of Earth. Yet despite their small size, these organisms can have significant impacts on their environment, including their animal and human hosts. For instance, we now know that specific microbes are important for human health, … (Read More) Eric Hayden Awarded NSF Grant to Study How Microbes Influence the Gut of Herbivores

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

$1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Student Populations in Biomedical Sciences

From left: Troy Rohn, Donna Llewellyn, Steve Lysne, Catherine Bates and Cheryl Jorcyk. 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 … (Read More) $1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Student Populations in Biomedical Sciences

Alumna Earns NSF Research Fellowship to Study Mechanisms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Iva Stojkovska Boise State University alumna Iva Stojkovska has been awarded a highly competitive graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The three-year research fellowship includes a $34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 education allotment. Stojkovska graduated from Boise State as … (Read More) Alumna Earns NSF Research Fellowship to Study Mechanisms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Proteins Developed at Boise State Effectively Fight 58 Types of Tumors

Boise State University researchers have created anti-cancer drugs that are effective at killing 58 of the 60 types of tumors found in the National Cancer Institutes NCI-60 panel of cancer cells, which affect nine organ systems in the human body. … (Read More) Proteins Developed at Boise State Effectively Fight 58 Types of Tumors

Boise State Joins Federal Climate Science Center University Consortium

Boise State University is one of five new university partners in the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Northwest Climate Science Center (CSC) university consortium. The University of Washington will host the consortium; other university partners include the University of Montana, Washington State University … (Read More) Boise State Joins Federal Climate Science Center University Consortium

Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State

Boise State University held the fourth annual Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) on July 26-27 that drew hundreds of students, faculty and members of the community. The conference showcases the leading edge of undergraduate research across the state in … (Read More) Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State