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Welcome to the Spring Semester!

Welcome back, Broncos! As the spring 2018 term kicks off, we wanted to share our latest video with you. Maybe the programs featured here will inspire you to fill in any last minute schedule gaps with a course from the College of Innovation … Read more »

Enroll Now for Summer and Fall Offerings

Register Now for Summer and Fall

The College of Innovation + Design has you covered this summer and fall. Whether you are looking for online, in person or hybrid courses, we offer something for everyone. This summer, you can earn a credential of readiness from Harvard Business School (HBX … Read more »

The 2017 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is Here!

The 2017 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is Here!

The 2017 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is culminating this Thursday and Friday, with 26 teams from across Idaho converging on Boise State University for a jam packed two days of networking, pitching, judging and awards. The contest was open to all university students in … Read more »

B2C 197: Art of Java/Web Tools Starts March 8th

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Looking for two credits to finish out the semester strong? Here’s your chance to pick up extra credits and set yourself apart from the crowd with 21stCentury coding skills! Starting March 8th, B2C 197: Art of Java/Web Tools is a new course offered … Read more »


Gordon Jones Rethinks Higher Education

A great article, recently published in Territory Magazine, about the College of Innovation & Design!   territory-magazine_gordon-jones-profile

CID: A Year in Review

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The College of Innovation + Design marks its first academic year at Boise State University. For an in-depth look at the programs, people, and preliminary journey, please enjoy the ‘Year In Review“.

Vertically Integrated Projects Crosses Research Boundaries

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We live in a messy world, with messy problems that transcend solutions from a single source. That’s why researchers from all academic backgrounds are increasingly partnering to solve complex problems dealing with the environment, water, food, land, materials, data, cancer and much more. … Read more »

HBX CORe Immersion @ Boise State

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HBX CORe Immersion at Boise State Do you want to take your career to the next level? Compliment your existing skills with real-world business practices while learning on your own time? HBX Core Immersion Main Page Learn More About HBX Core The College … Read more »

What is Vertically Integrated Projects?

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What is Vertically Integrated Projects? Vertically Integrated Projects, or VIP, is a program at College of Innovation and Design that takes learning experience to a whole new level. Instead of classroom lectures and jargon-intensive material, it is a project-oriented course. The goal is … Read more »

B2C Current and Upcoming Courses

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B2C, or Bridge 2 Career, is a new program that will enhance students’ performance in a professional workplace. Standing out amongst a sea of qualified graduates is an immense challenge nowadays, and it makes the job market extremely competitive. Bridge 2 Career will … Read more »

Announcement: 2016 IEC Finalists

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We have been awestruck at the overwhelming response for the 2016 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge. The preliminary round saw over 75 applications from 5 different schools throughout the state. We thank you all for putting your venture ideas out there; we know it takes … Read more »

Insights into IDEO and Innovation

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A Visit With IDEO’S Em Havens When it comes to the B2C course, Insights for Innovation, we believe that innovation and collaboration go hand in hand. This hybrid-course is designed to teach and empower students to recognize bold ideas, discover what people really … Read more »

Calling All College Students Across Idaho

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Boise State’s College of Innovation and Design …needs your big ideas for the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC)— a state-wide competition in partnership with Zions Bank to promote and fund student ideas and innovations. Application deadline is February 21 at 11:59pm. “The people who … Read more »

Meet Dean Gordon Jones

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On most days you’ll find Boise State’s inaugural dean of the College of Innovation and Design’s cruising on his electric Riide bike along the greenbelt for his morning commute to his all-glass office housed on the second floor of the Albertson’s Library at … Read more »

College of Innovation and Design Moving Forward

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Boise State President Bob Kustra announced plans to form a new College of Innovation and Design in his fall address, and those plans are moving forward. The new college was recently approved by the State Board of Education. It will be a university-wide … Read more »