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The "real world" means different things to different people. To many in the Boise State community, it refers to the "real education" students receive because of the university's location in the state capital as well as its proximity to corporate headquarters, high-tech businesses, cultural centers, major hospitals and a vast expanse of wilderness. But not everyone agrees that the university's "Real Education for the Real World" slogan is an apt depiction. In this issue, FOCUS looks at the slogan's message and highlights some programs that do provide real-world experiences. Cover illustration by Bill Carman.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Spring 2000


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)