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COBE Economics Graduate Lauren Butler Co-authored “Idaho at Risk” Report

A newly published report, Idaho at Risk, was co-authored by COBE graduate Lauren Butler. Lauren graduated with a bachelor of arts in economics with a quantitative emphasis in spring 2018. She was hired by ECONorthwest, the largest economic consulting company … (Read More) COBE Economics Graduate Lauren Butler Co-authored “Idaho at Risk” Report

Economics Student Holly Bossart Accepted to Attend Dordt College Ukraine REU with a Scholarship

Economics student Holly Bossart was accepted and granted a scholarship for the Dordt College Ukraine REU (Research Experience for Undergrads). Through this 10-week summer interdisciplinary research program, Bossart will explore the mental health of Ukrainian citizens based on a population-based … (Read More) Economics Student Holly Bossart Accepted to Attend Dordt College Ukraine REU with a Scholarship

Economics Graduate Cassie Sullivan Started MBA Program at Oxford

Cassie Sullivan started the MBA program at Oxford Saïd Business School in September 2018. Cassie graduated in 2014 with a bachelor of arts in economics and was a Top Ten Scholar. Cassandra has a background in organizational strategies, strategic change, … (Read More) Economics Graduate Cassie Sullivan Started MBA Program at Oxford

Economics Graduate Lauren Butler’s Research Quoted in Idaho Business News

Lauren Butler, an economics graduate, recently began a job as a research analyst with ECONorthwest, the largest consulting company in the Pacific Northwest. Lauren’s research was cited in an article, “Department of Labor predicts 1.4 percent annual job growth through … (Read More) Economics Graduate Lauren Butler’s Research Quoted in Idaho Business News

COBE Grad, Hailie Johnson-Waskow, Named New Communications Director for ID House and Senate Democrats

Hailie Johnson-Waskow, a College of Business and Economics alumni, has been named communications director for the Idaho State House and Senate Democrats. In this new position, Hailie will handle anything that the Idaho State House of Representatives and Senate Democrats … (Read More) COBE Grad, Hailie Johnson-Waskow, Named New Communications Director for ID House and Senate Democrats

MBA Student Mentored Engineering and Entrepreneurship Teams in Design Thinking

The MBA Mentoring Program wrapped up last week at a night of live presentations and videos of elevator pitches. In live presentations, MBA student teams talked about their mentoring experience, what they learned and how they helped teams from Lynn Catlin’s Boise State engineering … (Read More) MBA Student Mentored Engineering and Entrepreneurship Teams in Design Thinking

Two COBE Students Attend Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit in Chicago

Two COBE students, Danny Gutierrez and Mark Blaser recently attended the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) 2018 Global Leadership Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate … (Read More) Two COBE Students Attend Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit in Chicago