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Jim Weatherby in The Spokesman-Review on Jim Risch Debate Snub

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article on a Jim Risch refusing to shake hands with Nels Mitchell. 

Original Source: Read The Spokesman-Review:In rare snub, Risch refused to shake Mitchell’s hand before the two debated this week…

Dr. John Freemuth quoted on KBOI story on Gay Marriage

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John Freemuth, public administration, was quoted in a KBOI-TV in a story titled Gay marriage: Could controversy carry over onto campaign trail?” The story discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay on same-sex marriage.

 

 

Dr. Suzanne McCorkle Presents Training

SuzanneMcCorkleSuzanne McCorkle, professor of dispute resolution and public policy, presented four days of training on “Negotiation Skills for Leaders and Cultural Communication” for the Idaho Certified Public Manager Program.

 Original Source: Read how Dr. McCorkle presented Negotiation Skills for Leaders and Cultural Communication in  Update

Jim Weatherby Mentioned in The Spokesman-Review on Balukoff and School Board

Jim Weatherbyphoto of Jim Wetherby Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article Boise teachers tout Democrat Balukoff’s impact on Boise school board.

Original Source: Boise teachers tout Democrat Balukoff’s impact on Boise school board  in The Spokesman-Review

Dr. John Freemuth Quoted on Public Radio

Photo-Freemuth,JohnJohn Freemuth, political science, was quoted in a Boise State Public Radio story titled “Forest Service Budget Covers Firefighting Costs for First Time in 3 Years.” The story discusses how the federal government funds firefighting efforts.

 Original Source: John Freemuth. The Update. 10/1/14, 2:51 pm

 

 

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in the The Twin Falls Times-News

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Nathan Brownin The Spokesman-Review in an article Mitchell Hopes to Peel Off Undecideds to Win Senate Seat.

Original Source: The Twin Falls Times-News, Mitchell Hopes to Peel Off Undecideds to Win Senate Seat

Jim Weatherby in The Spokesman-Review on Campaign Ad

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article Campaign ad attributes Idaho’s recovering economy to Otter.

 

 

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in the The Spokesman-Review

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article.

Read Campaign ad attributes Idaho’s recovering economy to Otter in The Spokesman-Review.

Dr. John Freemuth attending “National Park Service at 100: Back to the Future of America’s National Parks”

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John Freemuth, professor of public policy, will be attending the “National Park Service at 100: Back to the Future of America’s National Parks” as a discussant. The event is being held at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) at Bozeman, Montana, Sept. 21-24.

 Original Source: The Update, Published 5:13 PM / September 18, 2014

Alumni Association Honors Eight Broncos for their Accomplishments, Service including Jess Byrne

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD:
Jess Byrne ’99, ’04

Jess Byrne, Alumni, studio portraitPassionate about his alma mater, Jess Byrne has been involved in the Boise State University Alumni Association since 2004, serving on the executive committee for several years beginning in 2008, and holding the position of president in 2011-2012.

Currently an active member of the Past Alumni Leaders Chapter, Jess has dedicated countless hours volunteering for several committees and assisting at alumni events including the Boise State Auction. Jess chaired the Scholarship and Awards Committee for many years, and chaired the search committee for the Vice President of Advancement. He recently chaired the search committee for the executive director of alumni relations and participated in the College of Business and Economics search for a new dean. He also served on the Boise State University Foundation Board 2012-2013.

Jess and his family reside in Boise and spend much of their time following Boise State sports, whether sitting in the seats, on television, or even on the radio. Jess earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental health in 1999 and his master of public administration in 2004. As deputy director for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, he coordinates a variety of activities in support of the state’s efforts to preserve the quality of Idaho’s air, land and water.

Original Source: Update: The Alumni Association Honors Eight Broncos for their Accomplishments, Service