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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

BSU Joins Largest Science Network in the Country

Boise State University was just approved as a new partner to the Rocky Mountains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (RM-CESU). This network helps federal land managers to find scientists, educators and students in the fields of ecosystem health, public lands policy, climate … (Read More) BSU Joins Largest Science Network in the Country

David Solan Presented at 2014 Western Political Science Association Conference

Assistant Professor David Solan gave a presentation at this year’s WPSA Conference in Seattle, WA.  His presentation was titled “Democratic Theory and the Governance of Socio-technical Systems: Boundary Organizations and Electricity Planning in the US”.  Dr. Solan also participated in two panels … (Read More) David Solan Presented at 2014 Western Political Science Association Conference

Eric Lindquist Presented at Conference in Germany

Eric Lindquist, Director of the Public Policy Research Center, recently presented a flash talk at the 2014 Global Land Project Open Science Meeting, in Berlin, Germany. The talk, titled “Climate change adaptation and the changing context for resource management and … (Read More) Eric Lindquist Presented at Conference in Germany

Monica Hubbard to Attend Robotics Conference

Visiting Assistant Professor Monica Hubbard heads to Florida this week to attend the We Robot 2014 conference on legal and policy issues relating to robotics. We Robot 2014 builds on existing scholarship exploring the role of robotics to examine how the … (Read More) Monica Hubbard to Attend Robotics Conference

Eric Lindquist featured in Boise State Explore

Dr. Eric Lindquist was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Explore, the research magazine of Boise State University.  The article focused on transdiciplinary research, and Dr. Lindquist’s NSF grant was highlighted.  Drs. Lindquist, Hughes (material sciences), and  Wan (electrical … (Read More) Eric Lindquist featured in Boise State Explore