Boise State University

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After 15 years of leading Boise State University, Dr. Bob Kustra announced today he plans to retire in June. While at the helm of the university, Kustra grew the university’s School of Public Service and the College of Innovation and Design. Among those weighing in on the retirement announcement is Boise Mayor Dave Bieter.

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After almost 15 years at the helm of Boise State University, President Bob Kustra announced his retirement from the office effective June 30. 

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Senior political science student Eva Rodriguez is one of 10 students selected to serve on a national advisory council with the Association of American University Women. The group promotes gender equity at universities.


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Boise State University is no longer interested in sharing a proposed sports stadium downtown with the city.

 


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Friends and neighbors of former Governor Cecil ​Andrus want to preserve his legacy by naming a new species of plant after him.

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As part of its inaugural Human Rights Week, the new Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Initiative will teach how to mobilize a community against racism and social injustice.

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Starting next year, tailgaters at Boise State and other Idaho universities will be allowed to legally drink alcohol while they munch their brats.

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Treasure Valley residents are approaching a consensus when it comes to mass transportation options: 73.9 percent say they want more ways to get around. That's according to the latest survey from Boise State, and it represents a 7 percent increase over last year.

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A study out from a group of Arizona State University grad students is stoking fears that an eruption of the supervolcano under Yellowstone could happen a lot faster than scientists previously thought.

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Hikers and backpackers are often familiar with giardia, a nasty parasite that can contaminate water sources. Now researchers at the College of Idaho and Boise State University are working on new drugs to fight or kill the bug that can leave campers in intense intestinal distress.


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A Boise State University football player is accused of beating another student this week in a new civil lawsuit filed in Ada County District Court Friday.

 

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In the first part of our Legacy Of Hate series, we took you to north Idaho to look at the history of the Aryan Nations and the effects that still ripple through that community. The compound made north Idaho infamous, but statistics show that year after year, it’s Boise that has topped the list for the number of hate crimes — despite conventional wisdom. It turns out southern Idaho, too, has an unfavorable history that persists into the present.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions put Boise State University in his crosshairs Tuesday as he blasted universities for guidelines he says limit free speech.

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During halftime at Friday's Boise State football game at Albertsons Stadium, a Meridian man's wheelchair was stolen. A search for the chair Monday proved unsuccessful, but a gift from a Boise entrepreneur will provide him and several others with new mobility.

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Professors at Boise State University and the College of Idaho have found a new species of plant that’s been hiding in plain sight in the Boise Foothills.

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