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Rumors of threat to campus confirmed false

The following is a press release from University Relations: At 9:19 a.m. BYU-Idaho Security received a call from an employee who reported seeing an armed individual on campus. Campus Security contacted the Rexburg Police who responded immediately. Together they quickly located the individual who was identified as a grounds crew member carrying a tree trimming tool…

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Forum teaches students to innovate

Clayton Christensen discussed his idea of disruptive innovation to BYU-Idaho students in a forum Feb. 16. “No one has influenced my thinking more than Clay Christensen,” President Clark G. Gilbert said in his introduction of Christensen. Christensen, the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, is considered one of the…

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New Ticketing System

A new ticketing service released in November 2016 allows students and BYU-Idaho Event Services to customize and find the events they are looking for. This new program is on the school’s website but not linked to students’ BYU-Idaho account like it was before. For first time users, it requires a few more steps, but after…

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More than a teacher

At BYU-Idaho the faculty are more than just teachers with degrees. The teachers here have real world experience. One example of those teachers is Scott E. Franson. Franson has is featured in one of BYU-Idaho’s latest exhibits entitled “Modules, Patterns and Repeats” and opened for public viewing in the Jacob Spori gallery January 9th. “In…

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Religion professor writes new book

Janiece Johnson, a BYU-Idaho religion professor, published The Witness of Women: Firsthand Experiences and Testimonies from the Restoration on Dec. 30, 2016. Johnson, a writer and historian, was born in the Bay Area of California. She studied at BYU and Vanderbilt University, where she obtained a master’s in history and in theology. Right before moving…

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Winter weather creates parking issues

Parking spaces on campus are scarce with more snowfall this early in the winter than in previous years. The management at The Gates said with more cars and students, it is hard, but they are trying to accommodate students. They said “students cannot park on the city streets from Dec. 12 to March 26.” Tyler…

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Health screening frustrates students

Some students at BYU-Idaho experienced frustration due to the health center’s mandatory tuberculosis  screening at the beginning of the semester. “Because of the tuberculosis hold, I had to wait two weeks longer to register for classes and couldn’t sign up for the courses I needed,” said Christian Price, a sophomore studying mechanical engineering. As part…

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Emergency Medical Services return

BYU-Idaho’s EMS agency has been accepted by the State of Idaho. The agency acts as a substitute for the school’s old paramedic program, which was dropped last January according to East Idaho News. “The State of Idaho has a rigorous application process to ensure that anyone trying to create an EMS agency is properly vetted…

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