With demand for computer science graduates increasingly high in the Treasure Valley, Boise State University has partnered with eight local high-tech companies to secure a $1 million state grant that will help double the number of CS graduates by the 2015-16 academic year.
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$1 MILLION STATE GRANT TO HELP DOUBLE BOISE STATE COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADS
EARLY CAREER PROPOSALS: THE APPLICATION PROCESS
December 12, 2013 – Office of Sponsored Programs research administrators invite you to learn about the unique requirements of early career funding opportunities offered by a variety of federal agencies. Gain an understanding of the application process so you can prepare a competitive proposal!
(no registration required)
DATA MANAGEMENT PLANS
December 10th, 2013 – All researchers can benefit from developing a data management plan! Join representatives from the Office of Information Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs and the Albertsons Library to learn about the basics of data management plans and the tools and resources available to help you to develop one. The last 45 minutes of the session will be set aside to answer questions and to discuss your data management needs. Feel free to attend all or part of the session.
(no registration required)
Bishop Barnwell Room
PHYSICIST RECEIVES NSF CAREER AWARD
Pushpa Raghan received the prestigious award from the National Science Foundation for her exceptional ability to integrate her cutting-edge research into her teaching activities.
HUMAN BRAIN MODEL FOR NEW COMPUTER CHIP
With funding from the National Science Foundation, a Boise State research team has taken on the challenge of developing a new kind of computing architecture that works more like a brain than a traditional digital computer.
HIGH TECH TOOLS USED TO STUDY WATERSHED
Boise State scientists are part of a multi-state research team that is analyzing, visualizing and exploring watersheds. The study is funded with a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
READ EXPLORE MAGAZINE ON IPAD APP
The current issue of Explore, Boise State’s flagship research magazine, is now available as a free iPad App from the iTunes App Store.
The magazine features stories about faculty recipients of prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER awards, doctoral student research, the impact of computer science programs, and how local collaborations strengthen the university and community. The iPad app incorporates interactive features including web links and videos that readers can access with a quick click or swipe.
Explore magazine also is available online by clicking here.
The magazine, published earlier this year, is produced by the Division of Research and Economics with support from the Office of Communications and Marketing.
NASA ROBOT EXPLORES GREENLAND ICE SHEET
- The robot uses a radar system developed at Boise State, and two graduate students are in Greenland to test it and gather data.
Learn more at Boise State UPDATE.
SAGEBRUSH AND PICKY EATERS STUDIED
- With funding from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Jennifer Forbey and colleagues are studying how the quality of sagebrush as food influences two wildlife species.
NIH GRANT FUNDS CANCER RESEARCH
- Dr. Allan Albig’s work examines the interactions between the body’s cells and the connective tissues that surround them.