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PhD-in-PPA student in Action – Nov. 1, 2016

Vanessa Fry, assistant research professor in the School of Public Service, presented a poster at the 2016 Idaho National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) annual meeting in Coeur d’Alene. The poster, “Community engagement, advocacy and the application … (Read More) PhD-in-PPA student in Action – Nov. 1, 2016

PHD Student in Action – Oct. 11, 2016

Public Policy and Administration Doctoral student, Vanessa Fry, was featured in a video produced by the Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless (CATCH) Inc. for her research on homelessness. View Fry’s video on homelessness here. Originating Sources: Boise State Update, Fry 10/11/16 (Read More) PHD Student in Action – Oct. 11, 2016

PHD Student in Action – Oct. 9, 2016

Researchers with the Boise State Public Policy Research Center have received a $97,000 Big Data planning grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate how big data is perceived and how it can be used by criminal justice agencies … (Read More) PHD Student in Action – Oct. 9, 2016

Jen Schneider has published two books this summer, 2016

“Jen Schneider has published two books this summer with her writing partners. “Under Pressure: Coal Industry Rhetoric and Neoliberalism” is available as an e-book through Palgrave Macmillan. Written with Steve Schwarze, Peter K. Bsumek and Jennifer Peeples, the book examines … (Read More) Jen Schneider has published two books this summer, 2016

2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions

The 2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions are informal, fortnightly meetups to discuss the latest happenings at the Idaho Legislature, hosted by The Blue Review, the Boise State School of Public Service, and the Boise State Political Science Department. The third Filibuster Session on … (Read More) 2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions

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

BLM Grant to Assist with Western Wildfire Strategies

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has granted The Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University a five-year, $100,000 per year cooperative agreement grant. “The objective of the grant is to bring together federal, state, tribal and local … (Read More) BLM Grant to Assist with Western Wildfire Strategies

BSU Receives Two CESU Grants

Boise State University has received two Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit (CESU) grants to enhance the USGS Gap Analysis Program and Protected Area Database (PAD-US) contributions to federal land management. John Freemuth and Lisa Duarte are the principal investigators on the … (Read More) BSU Receives Two CESU Grants

Control of Federal Lands

John Freemuth, a professor for the Department of Public Policy and Administration at Boise State University, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story titled “Control of federal lands emerges as an issue in the GOP presidential race”. Lawmakers argue … (Read More) Control of Federal Lands

Pay for Success

In an effort to eliminate chronic homelessness in Ada County, Boise will be implementing a new ‘Pay for Success’ model. Service providers will receive funding for supporting the chronically homeless, “but not until the outcomes have been reached and verified”, … (Read More) Pay for Success