Geoffrey Black had been ask to speak at the Small Modular Reactors (SMR) Conference: Managing the Technical, Cost, and Regulatory Challenges to Develop a New Nuclear Industry, May 29-30, 2013 in Washington, DC. Black will be presenting his study on assessing potential markets, particularly developing economies. He has been working with the Westinghouse company on the impacts of developing SMR manufacturing facilities in the US for domestic deployment (eg: in Missouri to replace aging coal plants) and on the market potential for developing countries.
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Geoffrey Black, Economics Chair, to Present at Small Modular Reactors Conference
Nancy Napier’s New Blog – The upside of Complaining
Nancy Napier, director of the Centre of Creativity and Innovation, posts regularly for Psychology Today. Read her most recent blog and learn your A’s and C’s and the good of complaining.
COBE Professor Doug Lincoln Coauthor of EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research Article
Douglas J. Lincoln, Ada Burke Fellow, Professor of Marketing and Director of Undergraduate Programs for the College of Business and Economics, co-authored an EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research article titled “Leading a Multiple Project Mobile Learning Initiative: The Approach at Boise State University.” The article describes a number of projects that have emerged from Boise State’s Mobile Learning Initiative. Faculty and staff from a number of units within Boise State convened in fall 2010 to develop a series of specific recommendations that would allow for the development of one or more innovative, technology-based projects across campus. In 2011, the task force submitted a proposal titled “Mobile-Learning for Boise State: A Proposal to Catalyze Transformation in Teaching and Learning.” The other co-authors of the article are Susan E. Shadle, Ross A. Perkins, Michael Humphrey and R. Eric Landrum.
Nancy Napier on KTVB — It’s Your Business
Nancy Napier, Executive Director of the Centre for Creativity and Innovation and strategy and international business professor, discusses her starfish metaphor within businesses today on KTVB’s It’s Your Business. See the video here.
Susan Park Published “Unauthorized Televised Debate Footage in Political Campaign Advertising: Fair Use and the DMCA”
Susan Park has published Unauthorized Televised Debate Footage in Political Campaign Advertising: Fair Use and the DMCA, 23 Southern Law Journal 29 (pp. 29-72), spring 2013.
Brian Greber on KTVB — It’s Your Business
Brian Greber, director of the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at Boise State University and senior Economist ECONorthwest talks about business strategies and economic implications on KTVB It’s Your Business. See the video here.
Shauna Anderson – mLearning Scholar
Boise State is kicking off its fourth round of mLearning Scholars this spring semester. mLearning Scholars is an innovative pilot project to help instructors take advantage of mobile devices in the creation and delivery of their course during the spring semester. A total of 14 participants from across different academic departments on campus will work to integrate mobile devices into their spring courses.
COBE’s Shauna Anderson in the Department of Marketing and Finance, will be participating. Anderson will use the iPad with her students to help them become comfortable with communication tools used in the workplace. These tools will focus on online video conferencing, collaboration and presentation. Additionally, students will use tools like Google Drive to easily share documents with group members and Google Hangouts to collaborate when not on campus.
For more information about the mLearning Scholars program and the Mobile Learning Initiative at Boise State, visit mobilelearning.boisestate.edu.
It’s Your Business – Keep your message short & clear
Nancy Napier, director of the Centre for Creativity and Innovation was on KTVB – It’s Your Business. Napier talks about a simple idea to help get your points across more quickly and so others can remember them. Watch it here.
Doug Lincoln Gave a Presentation to the Bogus Basin Board of Directors
Doug Lincoln, professor of marketing, gave a presentation titled “Ideas for Creating A More Customer-Driven Bogus Basin: What To Do and Why” to the Bogus Basin board of directors on Jan. 28.