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Alumnus Spotlight – Cameron Crow

Career Goal: Spy When Cameron Crow studied Political Science at Boise State, he had a very specific career goal in mind. He wanted to become a spy. He succeeded. A summer internship at the National Security Agency led to an … (Read More) Alumnus Spotlight – Cameron Crow

Boise State Team Takes First Place in “Innovate Against Hate” Competition in Washington, D.C.

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.

PPA Students Present Findings from Homelessness Research

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

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

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