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Ph.D. Student, Joel Vallet, in action

Ph.D. in PPA student, Joel D. Vallett, was selected to participate in BSU’s Graduate Student Showcase on April 3, 2017 in the SUB Simplot Ballroom 9AM-Noon. Joel’s doctoral advisors are Dr. Sanghee Park and Dr. Greg Hill. Joel’s poster titled … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Joel Vallet, in action

Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in New West Daily Roundup – Mar. 23, 2017

New West’s Daily Roundup for March 23, 2017 featured the Why Public Lands Matter conference that is to be held at Boise State University this Tuesday, March 28th. Montana State Governor Steve Bullock will be the keynote speakers. The conference … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in New West Daily Roundup – Mar. 23, 2017

PHD and MPA Students Data Research

Kudos to Dr. Greg Hill, PhD students: Vanessa Fry, Craig Jones and MPA student: Lantz Brown for their contributions to the piece titled “Idaho Transportation Infrastructure” that was published March 3, 2017 by The Blue Review. In their article they asses Idaho’s … (Read More) PHD and MPA Students Data Research

PHD Student, Cameron Ariel, in action – 3/1/2017

“Listen to this great story from Boise State Public Radio. It gets really good at the 3:15 mark when our own Cameron Arial starts to educate the world on public school bonds! Great job, Cameron.” — Greg Hill, Chair of Public Policy … (Read More) PHD Student, Cameron Ariel, in action – 3/1/2017

MPA Student, Thomas Strauss, in action – Spring 2017

The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) held their 3rd annual Student Simulation Competition. The competition is divided into eight regions across the globe, with the nearest region convening at the University of Washington in Seattle. … (Read More) MPA Student, Thomas Strauss, in action – Spring 2017

Ph.D. Student Research in the Spotlight – Norma Jaeger, 2/24/17

Norma Jaeger had a proposal accepted at a National Drug Court conference (the NADCP).  The paper is called “Enhancing Drug Courts Through Trauma-Informed Care and Procedural Justice: A New Training Curriculum for Practitioners,” and is directly connected to the work … (Read More) Ph.D. Student Research in the Spotlight – Norma Jaeger, 2/24/17

Jen Schneider Presents at Western States Communication Association Convention

Jen Schneider presented a paper titled “The ‘Influence Peddlers’: Frackademia and the Rhetoric of Innovation” at the Western States Communication Association Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Feb. 19.  The paper examines the role that public-private partnerships play in … (Read More) Jen Schneider Presents at Western States Communication Association Convention

Ph.D. Student, Johnathan Krutz, in action

Ph.D. student, Jonathan Krutz, wrote an editorial titled “What happens when a state ignores its own constitution?” that was published in the Feb. 9 issue of the Idaho Statesman. In it he discusses the presence of gambling in Idaho. Read … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Johnathan Krutz, in action

Ph.D. Student, Vanessa Fry, in action – February 13, 2017

Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration student Vanessa Fry wrote an article titled “Pay For Success?” that was published by The Blue Review this Monday. In it she discusses balancing multi-sector interests in uprooting homelessness and other persistent social issues. Read … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Vanessa Fry, in action – February 13, 2017

John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman

John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about how the Trump-ordered hiring freeze order might affect seasonal firefighters. Freemuth, a public lands expert and former National Park Service ranger, said the “uncertainty for agency scientists and other employees … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman