Boise State News

In Depth

From expansive features on research collaborations that span the globe to profiles of fascinating alumni, take a few moments to get to know Boise State on a deeper level.

Focus on Boise State University

Alumni Bring their Passion to the Peace Corps
A Level Playing Field for All: Boise State Supports Open Educational Resources
Alumnus Helps Boise Artists Shape the Identity of a Growing City
Duane and Lori Stueckle Boost Honors Education with Endowed Scholarship
Loyal Broncos Lonny and Troy Ashworth invest in student success
A word with Dr. Tromp

Celebrating 50 YEARS of

Honors Excellence

In 1969, the Honors College began challenging students to become more effective thinkers, writers and leaders at what was then Boise State Junior College. The program launched with just 27 students. Today, more than 1,000 ambitious, hard-working students representing every department on campus participate in the Honors College.

Read more about the Honors College


How Boise State prepared alumna Shawna Dunn for a career as a prosecuting attorney
Honors College alumnus now furthers religious studies education in Utah
Honors College created community for a first-generation student
From debate to Fortune 500 success, Honors College alumna forges new path
The vital role the arts play in Boise State’s research mission


How the research endeavors of Boise State are transforiming Idaho and beyond.

In this issue


Student earns national award to research sagebrush conservation with satellite imagery
Interdisciplinary research team will study stress and resiliency in local refugee students
How a graduate-led study of Idaho’s drylands could impact future NASA research
New $10M award will help faculty development, ensure biomed research growth
Boise State Chemists Study the Secret Language of Bacteria
Researchers Investigate Climate Change Effects on American Kestrel