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IPI Assistant Director Vanessa Fry Speaks at Idaho AFL-CIO Gathering

Vanessa Crossgrove Fry, assistant director at Boise State University’s Idaho Policy Institute, was invited to keynote the Working Women’s Lunch at the 2017 Idaho AFL-CIO Annual Convention in Lewiston. Ms. Fry’s talk to the 100+ delegates and guests focused on … (Read More) IPI Assistant Director Vanessa Fry Speaks at Idaho AFL-CIO Gathering

Idaho Policy Institute surveys food insecurity on campus

Food insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food, is a growing but frequently-hidden problem on college campuses nation-wide. While a national study has been completed on the issue, the Idaho Policy Institute … (Read More) Idaho Policy Institute surveys food insecurity on campus

Idaho Policy Institute staff attend public service organization conference in Delaware

Idaho Policy Institute Director Greg Hill and assistant director Vanessa Fry recently attended the 2017 annual conference of the Consortium of University Public Service Organizations (CUPSO) at the University of Delaware. The conference took place from April 19-21 in Newark, Delaware … (Read More) Idaho Policy Institute staff attend public service organization conference in Delaware

IPI’s Dr. Matthew May examines the hidden costs of primary systems in The Blue Review

Dr. Matthew May’s article The Hidden Cost of Primary Systems appeared in the May 1 edition of The Blue Review. In the article, May explores why fewer state employees are turning out to vote in Idaho’s primary election. Drawing on … (Read More) IPI’s Dr. Matthew May examines the hidden costs of primary systems in The Blue Review

IPI teams with INL to promote Butte County economic development

IPI is working on three projects to spur economic development and quality of life in Butte County, a remote and beautiful corner of the Gem State. Corey Taule of Idaho State Journal writes about how Boise State is working with Butte … (Read More) IPI teams with INL to promote Butte County economic development

IPI Authors Discuss Transportation Infrastructure in The Blue Review

Idaho’s transportation system and infrastructure are vital to the state’s economy. Well-maintained roads, railroads, airports, transit systems, and ports allow Idaho businesses to manage inventories and transport goods more cheaply, access a variety of suppliers and markets for their products, … (Read More) IPI Authors Discuss Transportation Infrastructure in The Blue Review

IPI Assistant Director Examines Solutions to Chronic Homelessness in The Blue Review

“Chronically homeless individuals are people who have been without housing for a year or more and also have a disabling condition like heart disease, substance misuse, mental health instability, or diabetes. They are people that are among the highest users … (Read More) IPI Assistant Director Examines Solutions to Chronic Homelessness in The Blue Review

IPI Visits Ketchum, Offers to Help With City Hall Outreach

Greg Hill and Vanessa Fry were cited in an article in the Idaho Mountain Express about Idaho Policy Institute’s offer to help the city of Ketchum on public outreach for a new city hall, police station and fire station. The … (Read More) IPI Visits Ketchum, Offers to Help With City Hall Outreach

IPI Assistant Director an IBR Woman of the Year

Vanessa Fry was named one of the Idaho Business Review’s top 50 women of the year for 2017, and is in the running for IBR’s Woman of the Year. To become an honoree, candidates were nominated by peers, colleagues and … (Read More) IPI Assistant Director an IBR Woman of the Year

Dr. Matthew May Joins IPI Research Team

Matthew May has joined the Idaho Policy Institute as a Postdoctoral Associate. Part of the Public Policy and Administration program’s inaugural PhD cohort, May is the first individual to earn this degree at Boise State. Matthew also holds a Bachelor of Arts in … (Read More) Dr. Matthew May Joins IPI Research Team