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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 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


Students gain valuable field experience while supporting NASA SnowEx research
Archivist discovers long-forgotten manuscript by celebrated Idaho novelist
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