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PPA Adjunct Instructor and PhD Student, Wendy Jaquet, in Action

On March 19, Wendy Jaquet, long-time Idaho state representative and current Boise State Ph.D. candidate, was honored for her political leadership. The award was given by Zions Bank at their annual Grande Dame Brunch and Women’s Leadership Celebration at the Sun … (Read More) PPA Adjunct Instructor and PhD Student, Wendy Jaquet, in Action

Oct. 27: Dissertation Defense – Matthew May

Congratulations to our first Ph.D. Defense from the Inaugural Cohort, with Matthew May! 9:30 a.m. Hatch A, Student Union Building. The Ph.D. program in Public Policy and Administration invites the campus community to the following dissertation defense: Closed Primary, Exposed … (Read More) Oct. 27: Dissertation Defense – Matthew May

Ph.D. Students, Matthew May and Stephanie Lenhart, featured in FOCUS on Boise State University, Fall 2016

“Our students are generally interested in applying sophisticated research skills and technique to complex applied policy and administrative problems. Our focus is balancing public policy theory and applied research techniques to issues of public concern.” – Dr. Greg Hill, Associate … (Read More) Ph.D. Students, Matthew May and Stephanie Lenhart, featured in FOCUS on Boise State University, Fall 2016

Local Graduate Students Selected to Participate in National Student Congress

Four local Graduate Students (Mackenzie Case, Erik Olsen, Kim Young and Jared Talley – Boise State University ) have been selected to participate in the third National Student Congress on Public Land Policy for Land Management, sponsored by the Public … (Read More) Local Graduate Students Selected to Participate in National Student Congress

PhD Student in Action: Kathy Hurley

Kathy Hurley received word from the IRS that her spring ACCT 485 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) completed the most tax returns and assisted the most clients of any site in the region. Through this one credit course in … (Read More) PhD Student in Action: Kathy Hurley

2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Public Policy Research Center and Public Policy and Administration PhD student, recently attended the 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference held in San Diego, California. Vanessa Fry was joined by Carl Anderson, a research center graduate … (Read More) 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

Our Ph.D. Students in Action

“Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Public Policy Research Center, gave a presentation to the Boise/Ada County Housing and Homelessness Roundtable on the costs associated with homelessness in Ada County, Idaho…Fry’s research shows that to address the needs of 100 … (Read More) Our Ph.D. Students in Action

Plight of the Vaquita

Boise State biology student Joe Schull along with Wild Lens Inc. set out in the Gulf of Cortez to document one of the rarest mammals of the ocean, the vaquita. To learn more about the journey, click here. Original source: Plight of the Vaquita Boise … (Read More) Plight of the Vaquita

Wendy Jaquet Receives the Brenda Maynard Walters Award

Wendy Jaquet, a doctoral student and adjunct faculty, was awarded with the Brenda Maynard Walters Award from Go Lead Idaho. The Brenda Maynard Walters Award honors women who support other women in a collaborative spirit. Wendy served in the Idaho House … (Read More) Wendy Jaquet Receives the Brenda Maynard Walters Award

BSU Joins Largest Science Network in the Country

Boise State University was just approved as a new partner to the Rocky Mountains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (RM-CESU). This network helps federal land managers to find scientists, educators and students in the fields of ecosystem health, public lands policy, climate … (Read More) BSU Joins Largest Science Network in the Country