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POLS Students in Action

Two Boise State Political Science students haven been awarded the Boren Scholarship, a prestigious international scholarship, that will allow them to immerse themselves in a foreign culture and pursue their goals of mastering another language while learning the intricate politics of their … (Read More) POLS Students in Action

2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

Sally Sargeant, a Public Policy Research Center graduate assistant and Political Science Master’s student, recently attended the 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference held in San Diego, California. Sally Sargeant was joined by Carl Anderson, a Public Policy Research Center graduate assistant and Community and … (Read More) 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

Top Ten Scholars

Boise State recently announced its Top Ten Scholars, which recognizes the top ten graduating seniors. Among the Top Ten Scholars are three Political Science students: Alex Belisle, Tim Hubbard, and Fred Swanstrum (a double major with Communications). Also to be … (Read More) Top Ten Scholars

School of Public Service Launches Scholarship for State Legislative Interns

Twenty-two undergraduate and graduate students are currently interning at the state capitol. This year ten students each were awarded a $750 scholarship – completely covering the cost of their internship. The School of Public Service Legislative Intern Scholarship is for full-time (12 … (Read More) School of Public Service Launches Scholarship for State Legislative Interns

PNPSA’s Annual Meeting

  Tyler Holden, a Master of Political Science student at Boise State University, won honorable mention at the poster competition for the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting. His poster was in regards to “Influential factors on outcomes of midterm … (Read More) PNPSA’s Annual Meeting

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”

The Future of the LGBT Community in Idaho

Christopher Bower, a senior majoring in both social work and political science with a minor in philosophy, and Sinan Nadarevic, a senior studying political philosophy with an AA in Criminal Justice, published a research article to The Blue Review this March. … (Read More) The Future of the LGBT Community in Idaho

Meet Commencement Student Speaker Lauren Bramwell

Lauren Bramwell from St. Anthony, Idaho, is graduating with a double degree in Communication and Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law and Political Philosophy. She will cap her Boise State undergraduate experience by being featured as the Winter … (Read More) Meet Commencement Student Speaker Lauren Bramwell

Political Science Student Hosted JAYU North Korean Human Rights Film Festival

Political Science senior Arius Derr hosted the JAYU North Korean Human Rights Film Festival on April 29th, 2014.  The screening was presented as his capstone project and featured three films highlighting the human rights issues in North Korea, along with Skype … (Read More) Political Science Student Hosted JAYU North Korean Human Rights Film Festival