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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

Boise State to host 10th annual Minidoka Civil Liberties Symposium

Boise State will host the 10th annual Minidoka Civil Liberties Symposium June 24-25. The event features two days of speakers covering topics including immigration, historical civil liberties violations in America and how they still affect us today. “The symposium was inspired by a … (Read More) Boise State to host 10th annual Minidoka Civil Liberties Symposium

Brian Wampler’s New Book

Political science professor Brian Wampler’s latest book took him and his family more than 6,000 miles to witness participatory democracy in action. A Fulbright Scholar in 2009 and 2010, Wampler spent time in Belo Horizonte, the sixth largest city in … (Read More) Brian Wampler’s New Book

New School of Public Service

The Vice President, Laura Simic, comments on the changes that will be occurring as the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs dissolves into the new School of Public Service and College of Arts and Science. The new School of … (Read More) New School of Public Service