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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.

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Archivist discovers long-forgotten manuscript by celebrated Idaho novelist
Boise State research increases teacher retention rates in Idaho
Virtual reality time traveling with GIMM at the James Castle House
Clean energy for all

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ALUMNI in action

Alumnus with a passion for poke brings a popular lunch spot to campus
Alumna shares her passion for birds with the public through hands-on research
Venture College alumnus puts the heart in Heart of Timber
Telling Idaho's history
Alumnus stocks Idaho Elks Children's Pavilion full of colorful creatures
Alumni couple builds strong communities through music
The latest innovations and impactful research across our campus


Every day, Boise State provides national leadership in creating a new model of what public higher education can mean for individual students, their families and their communities, and we are transforming what a research university can mean for its region and its partners. By thinking differently about how we serve our students and prepare them for the world, and imagining new, boundary-defying ways to do research, we are creating the university of the future.

In this issue


Student earns national award to research sagebrush conservation with satellite imagery
Interdisciplinary team studies the stress and resiliency of local refugee students
The beauty of drylands data
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