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Tradition of Change

“The Difference Between a Pebble and a Mountain Lies in Whom You Ask To Move It”

Developing our strengths will get us closer to “doing what we do best every day” than if we try to fix our shortcomings. This is the basic premise of StandOut 2.0 by international headliner speaker and author, Marcus Buckingham. Buckingham … (Read More) “The Difference Between a Pebble and a Mountain Lies in Whom You Ask To Move It”

Newest Recruit to Focus on Innovation and Design

Here’s a headline from a Boston-based magazine that should get every Bronco excited: “Harvard I-Lab Leader Leaving for Boise State to Revamp Education.” The Boise State fan site BroncoCountry tweeted out the news the night before football’s National Signing Day: … (Read More) Newest Recruit to Focus on Innovation and Design

Partnerships Provide Unprecedented Student Opportunities

If you have been through downtown Boise lately you may have seen the major construction project that has overtaken half of The Grove and started to dig a new hole around the U.S. Bank building in the heart of the … (Read More) Partnerships Provide Unprecedented Student Opportunities

Boise State Still Growing, Improving Each Year

Last week we announced that Boise State’s student body has climbed 1.2 percent this year to 22,259. We are excited about this increase because it counters the trend around Idaho and the country — the total number of college students in … (Read More) Boise State Still Growing, Improving Each Year

Change, Innovation, Philanthropy and Success

One of the most remarkable things about Boise State is the pace at which it adapts to the ever-changing needs and challenges of offering a higher education in and for a world and workplace marked by transformation. Such flexibility is … (Read More) Change, Innovation, Philanthropy and Success

Traditions of Change at Homecoming

Next week is Homecoming Week at Boise State – one of our favorite times of year. Broncos from all eras will descend on campus to celebrate their alma mater. Alumni and friends will have a great opportunity to get to know … (Read More) Traditions of Change at Homecoming

Boise State’s Untraditional Traditions

Traditions – the customs and characteristics passed from one generation to the next – are a huge part of any university’s sense of identity. But as a relatively young university, Boise State celebrates traditions that often are a bit, well, … (Read More) Boise State’s Untraditional Traditions

Emeriti Dedication is Part of University’s Tradition of Pride

Last week – Homecoming week at Boise State – was full of a wide variety of great events, including a big football win against Nevada. One of my favorites was a luncheon gathering that included members of the Emeritus Guild – … (Read More) Emeriti Dedication is Part of University’s Tradition of Pride

Ph.D. Programs Transform the Entire University

This fall, Boise State University is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first doctoral degree and the introduction of three new doctoral programs in nursing, educational leadership and public policy. These are just the latest in a growing slate of … (Read More) Ph.D. Programs Transform the Entire University

New Arts Building Plans Reinforce Campus, Community Ties

Boise State’s role in the cultural and intellectual life of the local community is closely linked to the extraordinary partnerships we enjoy with the people and institutions that make Boise the gleaming city it is today. Those important ties will … (Read More) New Arts Building Plans Reinforce Campus, Community Ties