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Connecting Idaho’s students with employers

In his State of the State and Budget Address on January 11, 2021, Governor Brad Little emphasized the need “to invest in an education system that gives the next generation of Idahoans a solid foundation for lifelong learning and meaningful ...

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Grant to help NNU professor develop fruit-harvesting robot (access required)

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Duke Bulanon, Northwest Nazarene University engineering professor, describes the concept of a fruit harvesting robot as having been around for decades, but now he and several undergraduate students have technology and funding to, hopefully, make it happen. Bulanon and his ...

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Torrey Lawrence named University of Idaho provost

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Torrey Lawrence has been named the provost and executive vice president at the University of Idaho. He has served in this role on an interim basis since April. Lawrence came to the U of I in 1998 as a faculty ...

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Pandemic places hold on many educational housing projects (access required)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about nearly everything in our daily lives, and it’s no different for those who design and manage student housing at Idaho’s largest universities. It’s also meant universities are taking on fewer ...

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Idaho Legislature shouldn’t punish postsecondary institutions

When Tom Mueller grew up in St. Maries his logger father hoped his son would follow in his footsteps. A guidance counselor urged him to become an airplane mechanic. But his math teacher asked if he was going to become ...

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Idaho State University fills two interim positions

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Karen Appleby will serve as interim provost of Idaho State University. She will begin serving in the role this month and hold the position until a successful candidate is hired. Earlier this semester, Laura Woodworth-Ney announced her plans to accept ...

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Patricia Marincic returns to ISU Nutrition and Dietetics

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The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Idaho State University will soon welcome home a familiar face. Patricia Z. Marincic has served as associate vice president for the Division of Health Sciences at Idaho State University and director of the ...

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Lewis-Clark State College graduate program approved

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Board of Education has approved a new graduate program for Lewis-Clark State College. The Lewiston Tribune reports the board unanimously approved the plan earlier this month for the nursing management and leadership degree. ...

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Welcome to the Cyberdome, says BSU cybersecurity program (access required)

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After launching its Institute for Pervasive Cybersecurity last month, Boise State University has released even more plans for growing the discipline. Boise State University cybersecurity program staff were excited to announce a number of new developments at their third annual ...

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WWAMI essential to training state’s physician workforce (access required)

Like many young people, I had ideas about what my future would look like without much knowledge about how to get there. I was born and raised in Idaho and graduated from Eagle High. Soccer led me to a small ...

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