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Dr. John Freemuth Quoted by KTVB

Dr. John Freemuth, executive director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy, was quoted by KTVB Channel 7 on water and urbanization. Meridian just surpassed a population of 100,000 and Dr. Freemuth stated, “Let’s get ahead of the curve while … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth Quoted by KTVB

Schneider Co-authors Piece on Energy Rhetoric

Jen Schneider recently co-authored a piece for a journal titled Frontier in Communication: Science and Environmental Communication with Jennifer Peeples of Utah State University. Their article, titled “The Energy Covenant: Dominance and the Rhetoric of the Aggrieved,” explores the Trump Administration’s guiding energy policy ideology … (Read More) Schneider Co-authors Piece on Energy Rhetoric

John Freemuth Featured by Lewiston Tribune

John Freemuth was featured in a Lewiston Tribune article about a recent poll of 400 Washington residents that measured attitudes toward salmon, dams, and the expense for power. You can access the poll and results here, and read the full article … (Read More) John Freemuth Featured by Lewiston Tribune

John Freemuth Named 2018 Boise State Distinguished Professor

The Office of the Provost recently announced that John Freemuth, executive director of the Cecil D. Andrus Center for Public Policy and professor of public policy and administration, has been selected as the 2018 Boise State University Distinguished Professor. This title … (Read More) John Freemuth Named 2018 Boise State Distinguished Professor

John Freemuth quoted in Star Tribune article

Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land … you don’t compromise environmental values,” said John Freemuth, a Boise State University environmental policy professor and public lands expert. “The article discusses agreements for logging and restoration projects on … (Read More) John Freemuth quoted in Star Tribune article

John Freemuth Quoted by High Country News

John Freemuth was quoted in a High Country News story titled “Trump administration erodes environmental protections.” Read the full article in the High Country News. Original source: Boise State UPDATE 9/13/17; High County News 9/11/17 (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted by High Country News

President Kustra to Moderate Politics of Protected Areas Forum

“Boise State University President Bob Kustra will moderate a forum presented by the Idaho Environmental Forum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational association, from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Sapphire Room at The Riverside Hotel. The forum, titled “The … (Read More) President Kustra to Moderate Politics of Protected Areas Forum

Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

Cecil Andrus receives an honorary doctorate from Boise State in 2004.   “Cecil D. Andrus, a Democrat, the only Idahoan elected four times as the state’s governor and the former Secretary of the Interior under President Jimmy Carter, has died … (Read More) Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

John Freemuth’s publication was referenced in a Science Magazine

John Freemuth’s 1991 publication, Islands Under Siege: National Parks and the Politics of External Threats, was referenced in a Science Magazine book critique titled “Another plea to protect America’s parks publishes in September. Will this one resonate?”You can read the … (Read More) John Freemuth’s publication was referenced in a Science Magazine

John Freemuth was quoted in High Country News

John Freemuth recently was highlighted in a Conversation piece titled “Do we have too many national monuments? 4 essential reads.”In it, Freemuth is quoted as saying, “Use of the Antiquities Act has fueled tensions between the federal government and states … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in High Country News