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ISU opens new clinics for improved health care access  (access required)

Idaho State University (ISU) is doing its part to improve access to health care and increase health care services for Idahoans with several new clinic options. The clinic expansion project includes a rehabilitation counseling clinic, an integrated mental health clinic, nutrition services outpatient clinic, ISU Meridian health care and a new physical and occupational therapy clinic. The programming and design, led by the Hummel Architects team, considered almost ...

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Stukent to add jobs with private equity investment  (access required)

Education technology company Stukent, based out of Idaho Falls, has received an investment from Tritium Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Utah and Texas, to grow its resources. Stukent founder and CEO Stuart Draper said he could not disclose the amount ...

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Students compete in challenge to build cybersecurity ventures  (access required)

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Teams of higher-education students from across Idaho will compete for more than $30,000 in the inaugural Cybersecurity Entrepreneurship Challenge (CEC) in October, dubbed Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Participants in the challenge will choose a problem statement provided by industry partners to Boise State University’s Institute for ...

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Back to school during uncertain times

The new school year began with more uncertainty than we expected because of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 delta variant strain. However, based on our overall performance and experience last year, I am confident that our local school boards, ...

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Todd Otanicar appointed as BSU MBE department chair

Associate Professor Todd Otanicar, Ph.D., has been appointed as chair of the Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE) Department at Boise State University. Otanicar came to the MBE program in 2019 from the University of Tulsa and runs the Thermal Transport and ...

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2 join College of Idaho board of trustees

Amalka Samarasekera, strategy planning lead at HP Inc., drives product innovation, business strategy planning and future product marketing for HP’s consumer business print solutions and software. She also has extensive experience in program management and market research analysis. She graduated from The College of Idaho in 2013 with ...

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A new possible in education 

The fire burned for four straight days, scorching thousands of acres in the foothills north of Boise. Hundreds of homes were evacuated. Flooding and mudslides threatened the city in the aftermath of the blaze.  This year marks 25 years since ...

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4 join College of Idaho board of trustees

Elaine Baylor, community and education advocate, has spent her professional career mentoring and providing professional coaching to students, especially those from under-served populations. In addition to The College of Idaho board of trustees, she is currently a board member for the Los Angeles Valley College Foundation Board, ...

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The College of Idaho announces new board of trustees leadership

The College of Idaho has new leadership of its board of trustees. Jill Twedt takes over as board chair, while Jen Sampson has been named vice chair. Twedt is senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Boise Cascade Company. Sampson is a native Idahoan and spent the majority of her career in public affairs, communications ...

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