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She Said, She Said: Women’s Conference Attempts to Transform America

In early September the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State convened its first women’s conference. The three-day event, titled “Transforming America: Women and Leadership in the 21st Century,” brought together an ensemble of powerful voices and opinions from … (Read More) She Said, She Said: Women’s Conference Attempts to Transform America

Lecture by Author & Holocaust Survivor

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Boise State University Special Events Center, Boise State University’s Andrus Center for Public Policy sponsors a free human rights lecture featuring author and Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Marion Blumenthal Lazan, who as … (Read More) Lecture by Author & Holocaust Survivor

Cecil D. Andrus Award for Political Leadership

On Sept. 18, 2012, the Cecil D. Andrus Award for Political Leadership was presented to former United States Senator Alan K. Simpson. About the 2012 Recipient The Andrus Award Recipient Alan K. Simpson represented Wyoming in the U.S. Senate for … (Read More) Cecil D. Andrus Award for Political Leadership

Why the Civil War Still Matters

The American Civil War may well be the defining event in our nation’s history. Some have suggested that in many ways the bloody conflict that threatened to destroy the Union has never completely ended. On October 25, 2012, The Andrus … (Read More) Why the Civil War Still Matters

The State of the Presidency

“The State of the Presidency” Thursday, February 28, 2013, 7:30 a.m.–8 p.m. A conference on the U.S. Presidency, featuring leading presidential scholars from across the nation. Register here Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. to … (Read More) The State of the Presidency

Timothy Egan, 2012 Guest Speaker

Timothy Egan, the prize-winning journalist and author, presented the first Cecil D. Andrus Lecture at Boise State University on November 28, 2012. The lecture was free and open to the public in the Jordan Ballroom of the Boise State Student Union Building. … (Read More) Timothy Egan, 2012 Guest Speaker

Sustainable Management of the National Forests

Dale N. Bosworth, Chief USDA Forest Service December 12, 2001 Boise State University Student Union Jordan Ballroom Boise, Idaho The Andrus Center was privileged to host the new Chief of the U.S. Forest Service, Dale Bosworth, for his first public … (Read More) Sustainable Management of the National Forests

Life in the West: People, Land, Water and Wildlife in a Changing Economy

Life in the West: People, Land, Water and Wildlife in a Changing Economy Saturday, May 1, 2010 Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Boise State University The history of the West – the history of Idaho – is a story of change. … (Read More) Life in the West: People, Land, Water and Wildlife in a Changing Economy

River Management Society Symposium – Keynote Address

Remarks by: Cecil D. Andrus May 1, 2001 Boise, Idaho On May 1, 2002, Governor Andrus delivered the keynote address at the annual symposium of the River Management Society in Boise, Idaho. He highlighted the changes in river management philosophy … (Read More) River Management Society Symposium – Keynote Address

Dateline: The West

December 6, 2002 Boise State University Boise, Idaho How do the national media cover western resource issues? How does that coverage affect public policy? Those were the questions considered at a day-long conference, Dateline: The West, on December 6, 2002 … (Read More) Dateline: The West