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English Chair Publishes New Book

Edward ‘Mac’ Test Professor English College of Arts and Sciences Mac Test’s new book, “Sacred Seeds: New World Plants in Early Modern English Literature” recently was published by University of Nebraska Press. More than 500 years after the fact, present-day … (Read More) English Chair Publishes New Book

Idea of Nature Lecture Series Presents Paulette Jordan Feb. 6

The Idea of Nature public lecture series at Boise State will present Paulette Jordan, formerly in the Idaho House of Representatives and a candidate for governor of Idaho, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Student Union Simplot Ballroom A-C. … (Read More) Idea of Nature Lecture Series Presents Paulette Jordan Feb. 6

First Event for the The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series

On Wednesday, February 6 at 6:00 p.m., former Idaho House of Representative and candidate for governor of Idaho, Paulette Jordan will present a lecture titled, “Rights of Nature: The Future of Idaho’s Landscape. Jordan’s  speech is part of the Interdisciplinary … (Read More) First Event for the The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series

English Majors Recruiting Translators to Put Books in Every Home

Literature majors from L: Denise Holbrook, Karly Workman, Malia Cole, Gecko McDowell, Leigh Price, Paige Hatch and Will Cole. Graduating Boise State seniors earning literature degrees in the English department recently met their goal of raising $1,000 to buy new … (Read More) English Majors Recruiting Translators to Put Books in Every Home

Boise State’s First Large Enrollment Active Learning Classroom

Over the last few years, the Center for Teaching and Learning, supported by funds from the National Science Foundation WIDER-PERSIST grant, has supported faculty, especially in STEM disciplines, to increase their use of evidence-based instructional practices (EBIPs) in their teaching. … (Read More) Boise State’s First Large Enrollment Active Learning Classroom

Literature for Lunch Reading Series Tackles the Ultimate Classic

The Hemingway Literary Center of the English Department at Boise State is celebrating 200 years since the birth of Herman Melville, author of the much-celebrated “Moby-Dick.” The center invites the community to watch for talks and readings throughout the upcoming fall … (Read More) Literature for Lunch Reading Series Tackles the Ultimate Classic

New Assistant Provost to Take on Academic Leadership, Faculty Affairs

The provost’s office welcomes Michelle Payne as the new assistant provost for academic leadership and faculty affairs, effective July 1. She will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of programs and services related to academic leadership development, faculty … (Read More) New Assistant Provost to Take on Academic Leadership, Faculty Affairs

Fulbright Grant Program Recognizes Boise State Graduates, Lecturer

Four Boise State graduates and a lecturer in the Department of English have been recognized by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Since the inception of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 17 students/alumni applying through Boise State have received grants. Thirteen of … (Read More) Fulbright Grant Program Recognizes Boise State Graduates, Lecturer

Meet Afternoon Spring Commencement Speaker Rachel Elena Gallina

  Concluding an impressive academic and service-driven track record, Boise State is proud to present Rachel Elena Gallina as one of two Boise State University spring 2018 commencement speakers. Gallina graduates with honors from Boise State with a bachelor’s in … (Read More) Meet Afternoon Spring Commencement Speaker Rachel Elena Gallina

English Student Emily McNamee Receives Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Emily McNamee, a German secondary education major with a minor in linguistics, has been selected for a highly competitive 1 year position as an English Teaching Assistant in Innsbruck, Austria, through Fulbright Austria (the Austrian-American Educational Commission). Ms. McNamee looks forward … (Read More) English Student Emily McNamee Receives Fulbright Teaching Assistantship