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Student Panel Speaker Needed - Saturday Sat Jan 19th

The College of Arts & Sciences is holding a student panel at the Discover Boise State. They will also have a table at a resource fair afterwards. They would like to recruit a junior or senior biology student to answer a few questions on the student panel and to support the resource fair table. This is a great chance to help out potential new students! Please contact Bree Mead breannamead@boisestate.edu

Here's the questions for the student panel:

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Evolution of Botany - Presentation at Idaho Botanical Gardens

Evolution of Botany Thursday, January 24th 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Adult Education Education Featured Events

INSTRUCTOR: Andre Hahn, Ph.D., History of Science COST: IBG Member: $12 • Non-Member: $17 LOCATION: Classroom

This talk will explore some of the connections between the historical development of botany and evolution. Alongside the acceptance of evolution by most botanists since Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (1859), other botanists protested against making...

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Field Technician - Invertebrate Surveys - Paid summer opportunity in Montana!

Job Announcement - Field Coordinator & Technicians

Project: Measuring and mapping invertebrate availability as a food source for birds in Golden Valley and Musselshell Counties, MT

Job Length:Full-time seasonal (April-July) for up to two field seasons (2019 -2020). Two months/ year of flexible time for report preparation at Coordinator level

Compensation:$12-20/hr. Lodging, transportation and per diem provided during the field effort.

Application: Send resume,...

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Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve 12-week Summer Conservation Internship

The Idaho Summer Conservation Intern position is made possible by a generous gift from a local Wood River Valley family.  The objective of this 12-week internship is to provide an opportunity for a high school graduate or college student, living in the Wood River Valley for the summer, to work in the field of conservation. The Intern will be under the direct supervision of an experienced Nature Conservancy staff, with the goal to provide an inspiring and meaningful experience working on...

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2019 Idaho INBRE Summer Fellows Application - NOW OPEN!

The application for the 2019 Undergraduate Fellows Program is now OPEN!

New for this year – the Undergraduate Fellows application is ONLINEat https://idahoinbre.embark.com/apply/fellows2019

Completed applications are due by January 31, 2019.

The Idaho INBRE Program is offering 10-week fellowships for students interested in biomedical research. The program pays each awarded student to work full-time in an established faculty laboratory for the summer. In addition to...

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Pre-Veterinary Club - General Interest Meeting!

Thursday, Dec 6, 7:15 pm
SCNC 147 Biology Department Conference Room

The Pre-Veterinary Club is having their first General Interest Meeting this Thursday, December 6th! The club is not exclusive to Pre-Veterinary majors, all are welcome! They will be talking about ideas for Spring semester including volunteer opportunities, educational seminars, and hands on labs. The goal of the Club is to create an environment for students to help each other and learn together. Please join them this Thursday to learn more!

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Women of Medicine - Meeting & Study Session this week!

Thursday, Dec 6, 6 pm
Albertson's Library - Study Room 110

You are invited to the 2nd meeting of the Women of Medicine organization! There will be a quick presentation followed by a group study session. Great way to catch up a bit more during dead week!

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Future Public School - Biology Club Holiday Food Drive!

The Biology Club has adopted Future Public School as an ongoing service project!

Future Public School is a new public charter school in Garden City. This is their first year open and they currently enroll grades K-3 with the intent of adding a grade every year until they become a K-8 public charter school. The curriculum is STEM based with a focus on engineering, computer science, and robotics.

Biology Club members will be visiting during after-school programs to offer...

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STEM Student Bowling Event - Dec 1st!

The Physics and Astronomy Club will be hosting a multi-club bowling event! Admission is $2.25 and that includes shoe rentals. In addition to a few hours of fun, this would be a great opportunity to interact with other STEM students at Boise State!

Saturday, December 1st

3:30-5:30 PM

Student Union Building Games Center

Here is the link to RSVP on Orgsync:

https://orgsync.com/101777/events/2564566/occurrences/6161442 

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Ada County Coroner’s Office Internship Program - Applications due soon!

The Ada County Coroner’s Office offers a proven and highly successful Coroner Student Intern-ship program. The program provides an outstanding opportunity for college students to gain practical, hands-on experience in the field of Forensics and Medicolegal Death Investigations. Our intern program selects 3 to 4 interns each semester from a wealth of applicants who attend one of several Treasure Valley schools. Interns will have the opportunity to work directly with one the following:...

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Angela Malliaras commented on the event Trails Stewardship Club - First Meeting! Tomorrow 11/27!

Boise State University REU Raptor Research Application

Anticipated Program Dates: May 22-July 31, 2019 Application Due Date: Received by February 18, 2019 Questions: Please contact reu-rr@boisestate.edu

Prior to beginning: Please refer to the instructions that describe all information needed to complete the form. The instructions can be found at HERE.  It would be helpful to download the instructions and also share this .pdf document with your references.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

1.  The online...

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Letters of Reference for Applicants to the Boise State University REU in Raptor Research

This form is to be used by academic faculty and other student references to upload their letters of reference for applicants to the Boise State University's REU Site in Raptor Research. 

Some Important Points:

Applicants WILL NOT have have access to your reference letters, so they are confidential. Only the REU Program Director and prospective Research Mentors will view your letter. When preparing your letter, please comment on the applicant's... Fill Out Form

Spring 2019 Internships with The Peregrine Fund - Applications Due Dec 3rd!

The Peregrine Fund is offering internships each Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to graduate and undergraduate students. This program will provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain real-world experience working within a science-driven conservation organization that values public engagement.

Internship Offered by The Peregrine Fund at The Peregrine Fund’s Research Library

Research Students will work closely with professional researchers at The Peregrine Fund...

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Lightning Talks with Faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences! Tomorrow 11/27!

You still have a chance to RSVP for this first time event! If you are interested in undergraduate research in the Department of Biological Sciences you really should be here!

Professors in Department of Biological Sciences will give 5-minute presentations about their research, courses, and undergraduate research opportunities. Faculty specializing in diverse fields, from ecology to cell biology, will be present and invite students to talk with them and their graduate students in...

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Trails Stewardship Club - First Meeting! Tomorrow 11/27!

Tuesday, Nov 27, 6:30 pm
SCNC 147 Biology Department Conference Room
New Outdoor Recreation Opportunities at Boise State.

We are looking for students interested in forming a Trails Stewardship Club that will provide volunteer projects on Idaho's Public Lands. With support from the Idaho Trails Association, a non-profit trail maintenance organization, the proposed club will give students the chance to explore Idaho's incredible backcountry, learn traditional trail-work skills, and contribute to the continued enjoyment of our National Forests and Wilderness...

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Hailey Elliott

Interested but can't make the meeting, is there a way I can get additional information?

Angela Malliaras

I also am interested but I cannot make it. I would like to know if I could receive information about the club.

Ornithology Course for Spring 2019! Unique Opportunity and New Prerequisites!

We're looking for a few more students for Zool 341: Ornithology. Heidi Ware Carlisle from the Intermountain Bird Observatory will lead the class. This partnership with IBO brings some unique new opportunities and learning to this course.

If you have completed Biol 191 & Biol 192 you are qualified for this class. You will need to request a permission number by completing this form - https://secureforms.boisestate.edu/biology/biological-sciences-permission-number-request-form/....

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Lightning Talks with Faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences!

Tuesday, Nov 27, 3 pm
Education Building Room 110

Professors in Department of Biological Sciences will give 5-minute presentations about their research, courses, and undergraduate research opportunities. Faculty specializing in diverse fields, from ecology to cell biology, will be present and invite students to talk with them and their graduate students in the social to follow.

This is a great opportunity for students interested in any kind of research! RSVP soon!

Event sponsored by Department of Biological Sciences and...

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Ethos Project - Speaker Applications Now Open!

Do you have a special project or passion that needs to be shared with the rest of the Boise State community? The Ethos Project Symposium provides a great platform for you to share your project - plus the organizational support to help you make a difference! 

"At The Ethos Project, we celebrate student voice by creating an environment of empowerment and opportunity at Boise State University​” - THE ETHOS PROJECT TEAM

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Conservation Education Internship Available Spring Semester 2019

The ability to clearly communicate scientific principles is crucial in furthering the impact and understanding of conservation efforts.

Join our team of informal educators to hone this critical skill and help save endangered species.  Interns interpret current global conservation efforts while guiding children in critical thinking and through the scientific process.

As a Conservation Education Intern, your duties may include, but are not limited to: Lead tours of the World...

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Lightning Talks with Faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences!

The Biology Club is co-hosting this event with the NSF Gateway Scholars in the Department of Biological Sciences, and you won't want to miss it! Faculty from the Biology Department will be giving short lightning talks about their research, and then a poster session with graduate and undergraduate students is to follow. Afterwards, there will be time for networking and for meeting the faculty in the department! 

Interested in biology research? This is your best chance to learn about...

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Plant Demography Short Term Work Opportunity

Seeking one motivated undergraduate student as a research assistant or intern to help with a PhD graduate project looking at sagebrush seed dispersal in burned areas. It has frequently been cited in the literature that sagebrush seeds only disperse 1-2 meters from the plant but this has not been empirically tested well. This project involves building seed traps, placing traps around remnant unburned sagebrush islands in recently burned areas, conducting measures of plant density and...

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SnowSchool Field Instructor Internship

The Bogus Basin SnowSchool program is now in its eleventh year and aims to get kids outside, active and learning about natural science in the Boise National Forest. It has taken the leadership abilities of exceptionally passionate university students, community volunteers, and Americorps members to engage over 15,000 local students in this critically important environmental education program. With snowshoes on their feet and the guidance of trained volunteers, scores of diverse elementary...

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Spring 2019 Internships with The Peregrine Fund

The Peregrine Fund is offering internships each Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to graduate and undergraduate students. This program will provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain real-world experience working within a science-driven conservation organization that values public engagement.

Internship Offered by The Peregrine Fund at The Peregrine Fund’s Research Library

Research Students will work closely with professional researchers at The Peregrine Fund...

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