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Download FUN FOR EVERYONE: CAMPUS REC OPEN FOR STUDENTS, ALUMNI, FACULTY, AND STAFF: Boise State’s state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center is about more than just toning up and sweating off pounds. It also embraces the idea of fun. (765 KB)

Download STUDY CREATIVELY GAUGES ECONOMIC SUCCESS: Research shows that creativity and innovation lead to business success. To find out just how creative Boise's economy is, Boise State student Ryan Cooper devised a creativity index that ranks Boise, Seattle, and Portland in a number of key areas that are believed to contribute to their economic success. Find out how Boise stacks up to its neighbors. (563 KB)

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Research shows that creativity and innovation lead to business success. To find out just how creative Boise’s economy is, Boise State student Ryan Cooper devised a creativity index that ranks Boise, Seattle and Portland in a number of key areas that are believed to contribute to their economic success. Find out how Boise stacks up to its neighbors. Cover photo of Cooper (right) and business professor Nancy Napier, director of Boise State’s Centre for Creativity and Innovation, by John Kelly.

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UP 4.12

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Winter 2008

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Boise State University

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