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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

MPA Alumni in Action: Jerri Henry

Jerri Henry, an MPA graduate, is quoted in an article titled “Like Flint, Idaho knows lead poisoning” published by the Idaho Statesman. As the women in charge of the drinking water program for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Jerri … (Read More) MPA Alumni in Action: Jerri Henry

PhD in PPA Student in Action: Terry Rich

Idaho bird expert Terry Rich joined Elemental Idaho to talk about the make up and status of our resident bird populations. Elemental Idaho is a collaborative production of Idaho Council on Industry and the Environment and Radio Boise, and airs every Wednesday at 3 … (Read More) PhD in PPA Student in Action: Terry Rich

MPA Alum in Action: Jillana Finnegan

Jillana Finnegan, associate director of Advising and Academic Enhancement (AAE) and Boise State MPA graduate, presented AAE’s learning assistant recruitment and selection model in a session titled “Beyond cherry-picking: Intentional and highly selective peer recruitment translates to increased student success” at … (Read More) MPA Alum in Action: Jillana Finnegan

MPA Alum in Action: Catherine Chertudi

Catherine Chertudi, an MPA graduate, is an honoree of Idaho Business Review’s 2016 Women of the Year. Catherine is now working as the environmental programs manager for the Boise Public Works Department. The 2016 Women of the Year were presented with … (Read More) MPA Alum in Action: Catherine Chertudi

School of Public Service Launches Scholarship for State Legislative Interns

Twenty-two undergraduate and graduate students are currently interning at the state capitol. This year ten students each were awarded a $750 scholarship – completely covering the cost of their internship. The School of Public Service Legislative Intern Scholarship is for full-time (12 … (Read More) School of Public Service Launches Scholarship for State Legislative Interns

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

Natural Disaster Workshop

This Friday, November 13th, a workshop on community resilience is being offered at the Ada Country Emergency Operations Center to anyone who would like to participate. In order to partake in the event, early registration is required. Original Source: Boise … (Read More) Natural Disaster Workshop

Food Access in Ada County, Idaho

The Blue Review published a series on food production and inequality titles “Broken Tables”. The series was edited by Rebecca Som Castellano, a rural sociologist. Included in this series is an article written by Thomas Wuerzer, Vanessa Fry and Carl Anderson … (Read More) Food Access in Ada County, Idaho

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