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Boise State Political Science Senior Selected to Serve on National Council

Eva Rodriguez, a first generation Latina student at Boise State University, has been selected to serve on the prestigious Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Rodriguez will travel to Washington, D.C. in early November … (Read More) Boise State Political Science Senior Selected to Serve on National Council

Data Released on Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Ada County

Boise State University’s Idaho Policy Institute, within the School of Public Service, teamed up with the City of Boise, Ada County and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago for Voices of Youth Count, a first-of-its-kind national effort aimed at … (Read More) Data Released on Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Ada County

IPI Assistant Director Shares Results of Pre-K Research

Idaho Policy Institute (IPI) Assistant Director, Vanessa Fry, presented the results of IPI’s evaluation of a free pre-kindergarten program at a press event at the Whitney Community Center. The program provides free, high quality, preschool education to 3-5 year olds … (Read More) IPI Assistant Director Shares Results of Pre-K Research

Urban Studies Professor of the Practice Honored for Excellence in History

Dr. Jennifer Stevens, a Boise State professor of the practice in Urban Studies and Community Development and History, will receive a 2017 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and History. She will be honored for “Excellence in History.” Stevens … (Read More) Urban Studies Professor of the Practice Honored for Excellence in History

School of Public Service Saddened by Passing of Governor Cecil D. Andrus

The School of Public Service is saddened to learn of the passing of Governor Cecil D. Andrus, who passed away Thursday evening. Governor Andrus, called “Idaho’s Greatest Governor” in a recent biography, made innumerable contributions to the State of Idaho … (Read More) School of Public Service Saddened by Passing of Governor Cecil D. Andrus

In Memoriam: Governor Cecil D. Andrus

th Century. Idaho has elected only one statewide Democrat since he left office in 1995. Born in Hood River, Oregon on August 25, 1931, Andrus studied engineering at Oregon State University before enlisting in the United States Navy during the … (Read More) In Memoriam: Governor Cecil D. Andrus

Brittany Sundell Joins School of Public Service

The School of Public Service has added an additional advisor to better serve its growing student population. Brittany Sundell joins the School after nearly three years as a Resident Hall Director for Boise State Housing and Residence Life. “Brittany’s rich … (Read More) Brittany Sundell Joins School of Public Service

Are Students Hungry?

Food Insecurity on the Boise State Campus Over forty percent of Boise State students have experienced some form of food insecurity. Food insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food, is a … (Read More) Are Students Hungry?

Wendy Jaquet Honored at Sun Valley Film Festival

Long-time state representative, School of Public Service adjunct faculty, receives award for her many contributions to Idaho Political Leadership [BOISE] – Wendy Jaquet, long-time Idaho state representative and current School of Public Service adjunct faculty member and PhD candidate, has … (Read More) Wendy Jaquet Honored at Sun Valley Film Festival

Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP)

We are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) in our Washington D.C. location. Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers. Please note the cutoff point … (Read More) Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP)