Public Affairs Report
Jim Weatherby Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Kimberlee Kruesi in Idaho Statesman in an article entitled Idaho treasurer faces first debate in 16 years.Original Source: Idaho Statesman
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Student Union, Farnsworth Room. In her discussion, From Troubles to Treasures: Three Laws for Better Conflict Management, Dr. McCorkle reveals how difficult conversations and personal conflict can sap individual and organizational energy, as well as create a wealth of other problems. Come and listen as McCorkle outlines the three laws to guide everyday choices during conflict and difficult conversations. $10 ATD members, $15 non-members, $5 students.
Jim Weatherby Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Z. Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article entitled AdWatch: Business group brands candidate a ‘liberal’.The Spokesman-Review AdWatch: Business group brands candidate a ‘liberal’
Boise State alum Seth Grigg has been appointed executive director of the Association of Idaho Cities. Grigg has been serving as a Policy Analyst for the Idaho Association of Counties. Grigg earned an undergraduate degree in English from BYU Idaho before completing the Mastersmprogram in Public Administration at Boise State University.
Professor John Freemuth will participate in a Sept. 16 panel discussion titled “What Should Our Relationship with the Forest Be?” The panel is part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ “Forests, Foraging and Fires” BIG IDEA multidisciplinary project at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Center in Ketchum.
The community is invited to join in the discussion about local forests. In addition to the panel discussion, the project includes a play reading, a visual arts exhibition, lectures and films. For more information, visit sunvalleycenter.org.
The Department of Public Policy and Administration is pleased to announce that the graduate certificate in Nonprofit Administration was approved on August 19, 2014 by the Idaho State Board of Education. Dr. Fredericksen will coordinate the Nonprofit Administration certificate. The first cohort for this degree will begin in Fall 2015, and more information will be posted soon.
The Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University has been awarded a $41,000 contract by the International Atomic Energy Agency. Institute director David Solan, along with Drs. Geoffery Black and Meredith Taylor Black have been tasked with developing a comprehensive decision framework for assessing the deployment of small and medium-sized nuclear reactors. Read Boise State University Energy Policy Institute Team Awarded International Atomic Energy Agency Contract.Original Source: newswise.com, 28-Aug-2014 4:00 pm EDT