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Todd Shallat, a Boise State professor emeritus of history and urban studies, has put together a workshop examining all that is Gothic in the City of Trees. Shallat joins Idaho Matters to discuss Boise's seamy underbelly.

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The moon will take on some unique properties on Sunday night; a lunar eclipse will facilitate a "super wolf blood moon" and we talk with Boise State assistant physics professor Brian Jackson about why this is every bit as awesome as it sounds.

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Idaho native William von Tagen is a filmmaker and actor who’s worked on movies here in the U.S. and in Germany. A graduate of Boise High School, von Tagen knew a career in cinema was what he wanted to pursue after doing a school project for a German language class.


  • Some Idahoans voice opposition to Prop 2
  • Boise State's BUILD prepares faculty for evolving culture of diversity
  • Advancements in mammography technology

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Boise State's Ryan Cannon, a filmmaker and an assistant professor in the Department of Communication, developed the Narrative Television Initiative to match students and professors with industry professionals to make feature films and television programs. We'll speak with Cannon and one of his student filmmakers about the upcoming second season of the initiative's program, "And Beyond."

On The Monday, October 1, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Sep 30, 2018

  • Changing Sexual Norms In The 21st Century
  • Learning Effective Advocacy Before Local Government
  • Boise State Students Create A Television Series
  • An Idaho Native Rocks 'American Ninja Warrior'

Boise State's Visual Arts Center Rolls Out New Exhibits

Sep 14, 2018
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This fall's program at Boise State University's Visual Arts Center examines the juxtaposition of images from printed instructional manuals and their real-life counterparts and the space they share. We speak with the Center's director about the 'Swimming and Diving' and 'Pulped Under Pressure' exhibits showing now through the end of October.

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Boise State University researcher Kurtis Cantley wants to understand the construction of the human brain so he can build an artificial brain. This is no Frankenstein experiment - Cantley sees clear parallels between the way the brain is designed to process information and the processes of computers. Dr. Cantley joins Idaho Matters to discuss the human brain, creating artificial brains and why mankind needn't worry about robot overlords.

On The Thursday, August 30, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Aug 29, 2018

  • The Air Force is asked to remove hazardous waste from an Idaho landfill.
  • A mini-nuclear energy reactor project in Idaho will provide service for Utah.
  • A Boise State researcher looks to create an artificial brain.
  • Dia de Muertos celebration combines ink and a steamroller at JUMP.

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Boise State University and CapEd Credit Union have partnered to provide a program to allow adults who are still carrying college credits to apply them to a degree program. The Passport to Education program creates a pathway for adults to finish their degrees while accommodating a busy schedule. 

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Students and Other Broncos Enjoying Recovery (SOBER) is a program at Boise State University that provides peer support for students coping with alcohol and drug addictions. Idaho Matters talks with one of the founders of SOBER and the current president of the organization about the challenges of identifying and treating addiction in the collegiate setting.

Idaho Reporters' Roundtable: May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
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Gemma Gaudette discusses the week's events with a roundtable of Idaho journalists including Kimberlee Kruesi of the Associated Press-Idaho and Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News.

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The Idaho Board of Education is extending the search to find a new president to lead Boise State University.

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Caps and gowns are the fashion of the day at Boise State University. This weekend sees the final batch of commencement ceremonies presided over by university president Bob Kustra.

Study Finds Idaho's State Parks Bring In Big Bucks

Feb 12, 2018
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A joint study by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the economics department at Boise State finds Idaho’s state parks are a big source of income for the Gem State.

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The Department of World Languages at Boise State is screening a series of French motion pictures in conjunction with the Idaho Film Collection. The month-long event is made possible by a cultural grant from the French government.

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Over the weekend and into Monday, the federal government temporarily shut down as Democrats and Republicans failed to reach agreements on several contentious issues. By Monday afternoon, senators said they had worked out an arrangement to reopen the government.

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For the first time since 2014, the Broncos are Mountain West football champions. On Saturday, December 2, Boise State beat Fresno State 17 to 14 at Albertsons Stadium.

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Marcellus Williams was supposed to die on Tuesday. The Missouri man was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1998 brutal stabbing of Felicia "Lisha" Gayle, a former reporter with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Renowned Boise State football coach, Lyle Smith, died Tuesday night at the age of 101. He left a legacy of dedication and victory within the Bronco athletics program.

 

 

Smith graduated from Moscow high school 1934 and attended the University of Idaho, receiving his bachelor’s in education with a minor in history. After teaching at Moscow High and serving in the naval reserve during WW11, Smith returned to U of I for graduate school.

 

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