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John Freemuth to Attend U of I’s Boise Policy Pub

Dr. John Freemuth, Boise State professor and Andrus Center for Public Policy Director, will sit alongside former Idaho Bureau of Land Management Director Tim Murphy and U of I professor and Policy Analysis Group Director Dennis Becker in a panel at … (Read More) John Freemuth to Attend U of I’s Boise Policy Pub

Brian Pappas Authors Article on Campus Sexual Misconduct

Dr. Brian Pappas recently authored an article for The Blue Review titled “Out from the Shadows” about the epidemic of peer sexual violence occurring on college campuses across the nation. In it he addresses the dilemma universities face in “determining how to … (Read More) Brian Pappas Authors Article on Campus Sexual Misconduct

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

Treasure Valley Water Atlas Launched at Idaho Water Conference

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students led by professors Jen Schneider and Shawn Benner, and postdoctoral researcher Jillian Moroney, launched the website Treasure Valley Water Atlas at the Idaho’s Water conference on Tuesday, April 17, hosted by the Andrus Center for … (Read More) Treasure Valley Water Atlas Launched at Idaho Water Conference

Ph.D. Student, Chris Torres, in Action

Ph.D. student Christopher Torres has been awarded a fellowship with the University of Michigan’s Environmental Fellows Program for this summer (sponsored by the School for Environment and Sustainability). He will be working with the Pisces Foundation in San Francisco, contributing … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Chris Torres, in Action

Ph.D. Student, Matthew May, in Action

Matthew May’s article titled “Federal employees work for both Democrats and Republicans – even Kellyanne Conway” was recently published in The Conversation. In it, May discusses the presence of neutrality in today’s hyperpartisan political climate. Read “Federal employees work for both Democrats and Republicans … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Matthew May, in Action

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

MPA Alumni and IMGMA Executive Director, Steven Sumter, Announces 2017 MGMA Conference

The Idaho Medical Group Management Association (Idaho MGMA) is a professional association of approximately 200 medical practice administrators and managers from a variety of medical practices and facilities throughout Idaho. As an affiliate of the national Medical Group Management Association … (Read More) MPA Alumni and IMGMA Executive Director, Steven Sumter, Announces 2017 MGMA Conference

MPA students, Ana Costa and Nish Kamble, provide conference research support in July 2017

Where in the World? Kenya Students in Kenya with Brian Wampler, third from left. “Political science professor Brian Wampler organized and led a two-day international workshop, held in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was held July 13-14 and included participants from … (Read More) MPA students, Ana Costa and Nish Kamble, provide conference research support in July 2017