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John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman article on new fire plan

John Freemuth, a public lands expert, was quoted in an Associated Press story about U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s recent announcement of a new fire plan aimed at protecting sage grouse habitat. Freemuth said it is important for … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman article on new fire plan

John Freemuth was quoted in the Idaho Statesman article about Secretary Jewell

John Freemuth, the Boise State University political science professor who has advised Interior officials working on the fire and sage grouse report, observed the inaction of the past decade and called the changes Jewell has made “remarkable.” Originally cited: The … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in the Idaho Statesman article about Secretary Jewell

Jim Weatherby was quoted in The Spokesman-Review

“I think generally there’s been, throughout his career, a lot of respect for him and the work he’s done,” said Jim Weatherby, Boise State University professor emeritus and a longtime observer of Idaho politics. Weatherby said Crapo “covered his bases” in … (Read More) Jim Weatherby was quoted in The Spokesman-Review

Justin Vaughn was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in several media outlets, including the Detroit News.

Justin Vaughn was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in several media outlets, including the Detroit News. It was titled “Obama’s presidential legacy begins to take shape.” As Obama begins to talk about post-administration goals, Vaughn notes that … (Read More) Justin Vaughn was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in several media outlets, including the Detroit News.

Fettuccine Forum: Freemuth on Preserving the Environment

Boise State professor John Freemuth and his wife Sheri will present at the final Fettuccine Forum of the season at 5:30 p.m. May 7 at Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m. The popular lecture … (Read More) Fettuccine Forum: Freemuth on Preserving the Environment

New School of Public Service

The Vice President, Laura Simic, comments on the changes that will be occurring as the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs dissolves into the new School of Public Service and College of Arts and Science. The new School of … (Read More) New School of Public Service

Dr. John Freemuth quoted in Idaho Statesman article about Mike Crapo

“John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about U.S. Senator Mike Crapo’s vote in support of a public land transfer bill. Freemuth said the federal bill could hurt Idaho public lands and the state’s sage-grouse plan.” Original Sources: … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth quoted in Idaho Statesman article about Mike Crapo

New Dean of Public Service

“Corey Cook, who worked in public policy education at the University of San Francisco, has been named the inaugural dean of Boise State University’s College of Public Service. The college, which will combine several departments including political science, criminal justice … (Read More) New Dean of Public Service

Dr. Jen Schneider

Jen Schneider has been appointed to serve on the advisory group for the Center for Engineering Ethics and Society (CEES), an organization of the National Academy of Engineering. Learn more about the program here… Original Source: The Update, Jen Schneider 4/3/2015 (Read More) Dr. Jen Schneider

Sage Grouse Conservation Efforts

John Freemuth was quoted in an article by U.S. News and World Report pertaining to a report released by Western-State governors to conserve that habitat of Sage Grouse.  The bird once numbered in the millions but “current estimates put the … (Read More) Sage Grouse Conservation Efforts