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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

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