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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

PHD in PPA Student, Vanessa Crossgrove Fry, was invited to keynote Working Women’s Lunch

Vanessa Crossgrove Fry was invited to keynote the Working Women’s Lunch at the 2017 Idaho AFL-CIO annual convention in Lewiston. Fry’s talk to the 100-plus delegates and guests focused on the gender pay gap. She discussed how collective bargaining is … (Read More) PHD in PPA Student, Vanessa Crossgrove Fry, was invited to keynote Working Women’s Lunch

MPA Student, Ana Costa, conducted research in Brazil

Brian Wampler, left, and grad student Ana Costa, right, pose with a contact in Brazil. “Brian Wampler, a political science professor at Boise State, spent three weeks in northeast Brazil, conducting interviews for an ongoing book project. The work was … (Read More) MPA Student, Ana Costa, conducted research in Brazil

Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in the New York Times

John Freemuth was quoted in a New York Times feature on the most recent push to privatize public lands in the west, and the ensuing push back from environmentalists and hunters alike. The article is titled “Siege Has Ended, but Battle Over … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in the New York Times

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

PHD student, Terry Rich, in Action

Terry Rich has been busy working on both public and scholarly communication related to his doctoral work, including the total overall and update of the Partners in Fight website (https://www.partnersinflight.org), which was just opened yesterday. He wrote a good bit of … (Read More) PHD student, Terry Rich, in Action

Dr. Greg Hill quoted in Idaho State Journal Article

Cece Gassner, director for economic development, and Greg Hill, acting director of the Idaho Policy Institute, recently were quoted in an Idaho State Journal article titled “INL and Boise State come together in Butte County.” The article highlights a new … (Read More) Dr. Greg Hill quoted in Idaho State Journal Article

Ph.D. Student, Krista Lyons, in Action

Ph.D. student Krista Lyons has been invited to give an oral presentation at the International Congress on Conservation Biology (ICCB) in Cartagena, Colombia this July.  Competition for such slots is fierce. Way to go Krista! Read more about the upcoming … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Krista Lyons, in Action

Ph.D. Student, Jack Marr, in Action – 4/3/17

On March 24, Jack Marr spoke at the annual Consortium on Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) conference at Northeastern University in Boston. Marr’s speech was titled “Working with GOs and NGOs without Stepping on Toes to Promote International Business.” Originating Sources: … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Jack Marr, in Action – 4/3/17

Dr. Freemuth and MPA Student, Mackenzie Case, in Action

Professor John Freemuth and MPA graduate student, Mackenzie Case, co-authored an article titled “Lanscapes, Wonders and Dustups: The Federal Public Lands” that was published by The Blue Review. The article covers material ranging from the history of U.S. Land Policy … (Read More) Dr. Freemuth and MPA Student, Mackenzie Case, in Action