News from SPS
A student team from Boise State took first prize in the “Innovate Against Hate” competition sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League. The competition challenged students to respond to hate and extremism with innovative use of new and existing technologies. Boise State’s … (Read More) Boise State Team Takes First Place in “Innovate Against Hate” Competition in Washington, D.C.
Boise State Public Policy and Administration and Master of Public Health graduate students researched homelessness this semester, taking a special look at housing insecurity among university students. In addition to the academic research, a service-learning component comprised an integral part … (Read More) PPA Students Present Findings from Homelessness Research
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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)