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Download $5 MILLION MICRON GIFT TO SUPPORT NEW ENGINEERING PH.D. PROGRAM: A $5 million gift from the Micron Technology Foundation will support a new Ph.D. program in electrical and computer engineering. (83 KB)

Download BOISE STATE PURCHASES LANDMARK HOTEL: Boise State’s purchase of the University Inn will allow for a new business building at the corner of University and Capitol, and a new gateway to the university. (97 KB)

Download THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES...: Twenty-five retirees say farewell to Boise State. (512 KB)

Download BRONCO WRESTLER CHERRINGTON WINS NATIONAL CROWN: Bronco wrestler Ben Cherrington wins the NCAA national wrestling crown. (99 KB)

Download BUSINESS CLASS PROJECTS PROVIDE FACULTY, STUDENTS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Business students and faculty have helped to erase international borders for a handful of Idaho-based businesses. (261 KB)

Download EXPANDING CAMPUS BOUNDARIES: Not all great minds think alike. In fact, the greatest breakthroughs often happen when there is a diversity of expertise, opinion and approach. At Boise State University, creative new collaborations are helping transform both how the university operates and what it accomplishes. In the classroom, the laboratory, the community and farther afield, an interdisciplinary approach is breaking down barriers and opening doors. Join us on the following pages as we explore some of the ways Boise State is bringing together unlike-minded individuals and programs, and what is being gained as a result. (703 KB)

Download FOURSOME HONORED AS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI: The 2006 Distinguished Alumni represent a wide array of accomplishments, from WAC administrator to champion for human rights. (258 KB)

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Creative collaboration between departments, outside agencies and even sister universities is transforming how Boise State operates and what it can accomplish. This issue of FOCUS provides a closer look at how the university is encouraging and benefiting from an array of partnerships in research, community service and creative activity. Cover by Drew Roberts.

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UP 4.12

Publication Date

Summer 2006


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