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Passing of Former Boise State President, Dr. John Keiser

“Good morning, I am sad to report that Dr. John Keiser, who served as the president of Boise State University from 1978 to 1991, passed away this week. His tenure as president was a vibrant time on campus that saw … (Read More) Passing of Former Boise State President, Dr. John Keiser

Remembering Keith Stein

Founder of Boise State’s Blue Thunder Marching Band, Keith Stein passed away this weekend in his home at the age of 86. Keith’s impact on our university and students can be seen all throughout his life time, read more about Keith Stein’s life … (Read More) Remembering Keith Stein

Forum for Boise City Council Candidates

Boise State’s Political Science Association organized a forum for Boise City Council candidates on Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Interactive Learning Center on campus. Political Science lecturer, Isaac Castellano, moderated the forum. There are currently three council seats up for … (Read More) Forum for Boise City Council Candidates

Law School Fair

November 5th 2015, 9:30-12:30 Student Union Building, Simplot Ballroom The Law School Fair is a great way to connect face to face with over 50 law school representatives from across the United States. Gather information on admission process, requirements, and … (Read More) Law School Fair

Obama Exercises Executive Power

Dr. Scott Yenor, professor for the Department of Political Science, wrote a guest opinion for the Idaho Statesman titled “Guest Opinion: Taming the president?”. In this post Yenor discusses President Obama’s recent executive agreement with Iran which removed many of … (Read More) Obama Exercises Executive Power

Bronco Bi-weekly’s Photo of the Week

“Boise State has boosted the percentage of graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to more than 15 percent of the university’s total graduates. This aligns with a national need for more graduates in these important … (Read More) Bronco Bi-weekly’s Photo of the Week

2015-2016 Political Science Scholarship Recipients

The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce the recipients of Political Science scholarships for 2015-2016. Our scholarship recipients earned these honors based on their academic records, performance in their political science courses, progress in completing their political science … (Read More) 2015-2016 Political Science Scholarship Recipients

Students encouraged to “Rock the Vote”

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 students will have the opportunity to ask questions and get registered to vote in the upcoming election. There will be opportunities to volunteer, register, and listen in on an Election Candidates Forum.  Learn all you need … (Read More) Students encouraged to “Rock the Vote”

Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership

Statistics regarding female representation in state politics was brought to light this week during the Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership held at Boise State University. The panel moderated by Meredith Conroy “looked at some of the reasons … (Read More) Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership

Justin Vaughn and Jacklyn Kettler study appointments in Idaho

In a study conducted by Political Science Professors, Jaclyn Kettler and Justin Vaughn, of “nearly 5,000 appointments in Idaho” they discover that “men receive nominations to state and local boards and commissions twice as often as women”. Their research also … (Read More) Justin Vaughn and Jacklyn Kettler study appointments in Idaho