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How Life in Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic

The pandemic is transforming urban life. We asked 12 leading global experts in urban planning, policy, history, and health for their predictions.

Under Social Distancing, Rural Regions Push For More Broadband

Rural America sees a chance to build out its broadband infrastructure using the momentum of coronavirus federal aid.

Five Changes Facing Public Employees When They Return to the Office – If They Do

After eight weeks of being “safe at home,” getting back to the workplace sounds good — but don’t bet on it.

Idaho Names Longtime Cyberprofessional as New CISO

A retired U.S. Army Colonel, Tresh describes himself as a “strategic executive with C-level success in strategic planning, capacity/cost projections, IT governance, and BI solutions,”

Idaho cuts $99 million from the school budget. And another cut looms this summer.

Without the cuts, Idaho will not balance next year’s budget.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) and the University of Idaho College of Engineering Launch $2.5M Cybersecurity Partnership

The five-year partnership will expand U of I’s cybersecurity education and research through direct program support and contracted research projects focused on developing inherently cyber-secure industrial control systems.

10 ways to make sure small businesses weather the storm and can rebuild for the long term

America can’t afford to lose its small business sector; government, at all levels, needs to listen to entrepreneurs and prioritize solutions that support new and small businesses.

Now is the perfect time for American foundations and private donors to invest in rural communities.

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are witnessing the kind of resilience that rural places are known for.

Could this design be the future of farmer’s market and social-distance food shopping?

A proposed design for outdoor markets in Rotterdam would keep people apart while they buy their groceries.

Montana among the first? – Computer modelers estimate how much longer coronavirus shutdowns should last

Based on the current projections from UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, four states — Montana, Vermont, West Virginia and Hawaii — could loosen their restrictions as early as the week of May 4. Other states, ranging from Massachusetts and North Dakota to Arizona, may have to wait until the week of June 8 or later.