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U of I law learning center plan advances (access required)

Plans to turn the state’s Capitol Annex building in Boise into a law center moved ahead recently when the Jeker Family Trust gave a $100,000 grant. The building is at the northeast corner of Fifth and Jefferson streets in downtown ...

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More financial planning aimed at women needed (access required)

Women in business still need financial advice. Financial planning aimed at women remains totally relevant given their longer average life spans, lower average pay and the career fields they enter, Boise State University economics professor Chris Loucks said. A Prudential ...

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Idaho Supreme Court finds school not liable despite ‘Columbine’ warnings (access required)

By Pat Murphy BOSTON, Mass. – A public school district is not liable for a murder committed by students who had previously indicated their intent to commit a “Columbine-like” shooting, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a summary ...

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ISU ramps up business creation efforts (access required)

Idaho State University is pushing ahead on two programs that aim to generate new businesses out of university research. University officials are nearing completion on plans to set up a new technology transfer office that will help faculty and students ...

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Idaho nets $51 million to preserve teacher jobs

The state Department of Education says Idaho will receive more than $51 million in federal education funding to preserve teacher jobs. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and public schools chief Tom Luna determined last month that Idaho was eligible for the ...

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Boise State’s TECenter receives $1M grant for expansion (access required)

The TECenter, Boise State University’s business incubator in Nampa, received word from the federal government Sept. 3 that it would get a long-awaited $1 million grant for a 10,000-square-foot renovation that will fill in the rest of the 38,000 structure. ...

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Rental textbooks now an option at Idaho universities (access required)

Parents and students who are trying to save money on college costs are taking advantage of a new option: Rental textbooks that can cut bookstore bills in half. Textbook rentals started up this year at many Idaho campuses, including College ...

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Boise State studies ways to accommodate growth, attract top faculty (access required)

Dr. Juliette Tinker doesn’t have much, if any free time to spare during the course of her work day. Not only is she an assistant professor of Biological Sciences at Boise State University who teaches courses, writes grants, and fulfills other ...

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