Breeding Ground for Innovation & Education
Eastern Idaho is home to several of Idaho’s top colleges and universities: University of Idaho http://www.uidaho.edu/ , Idaho State University , https://isu.edu/ Brigham Young University-Idaho (BYU-I)http://www.byui.edu/ and College of Eastern Idaho http://www.eitc.edu/ . Over 30,000 students register ever semester to create a large base of educated, ready-to-work talent to support a wide range of industries. BYU-I is the safest college campus in the nation. http://www.localnews8.com/news/rexburg/byu-idaho-yet-again-deemed-safest-college-campus-in-the-nation/700987880 (ALL THESE LINKS NEED TO ALSO GO ON THE TALENT PAGE UNDER EDUCATION & TALENT. USE THE BYU PHOTO INSTEAD OF THE GRAPHIC)
The Center for Advanced Energy Research (CAES) https://caesenergy.org/ is a research and educational consortium between Boise State University, Idaho State University, the University of Idaho, the University of Wyoming, and the Idaho National Laboratory.
CAES boasts a laboratory that contains a four-walled 3D computer assisted virtual environment, or CAVE, that allows scientists and engineers to literally walk into their data and examine it. CAES also houses an IQ-station and a portable 3D system.
Idaho State University is home to the Idaho Accelerator Center. http://www.iac.isu.edu/ The Center contains 10 operating accelerators for university, INL and private sector research in specialized nuclear facilities, and serves as a principal investigating conduit for R&D in nuclear physics applications in materials science, biology, homeland and national security.