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Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

Cecil Andrus receives an honorary doctorate from Boise State in 2004.   “Cecil D. Andrus, a Democrat, the only Idahoan elected four times as the state’s governor and the former Secretary of the Interior under President Jimmy Carter, has died … (Read More) Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

Dr. John Freemuth was a guest on IPT

From left: Justin Vaughn, John Freemuth and Melissa Davlin Public lands expert John Freemuth and political science expert Justin Vaughn – who act in the roles of executive director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy and co-director of the … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth was a guest on IPT

Freemuth Quoted in Northern Rockies News

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in a Public News Service story titled “Research: Idaho Land Sales May Have Violated State Constitution”. This story reports that Idaho may have violated the state constitution by selling off large parcels of state land. … (Read More) Freemuth Quoted in Northern Rockies News

John Freemuth Quoted by The Verge

John Freemuth was quoted in a story by The Verge titled “Inside the GOP’s unpopular plan to sell off public wilderness”. Freemuth said that sometimes, when public lands get too expensive to manage, selling for a profit becomes more appealing. For … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted by The Verge

Highlighting Faculty and PhD Student in Action, Nov. 2016

Greg Hill and Vanessa Fry were cited in an article published by the Idaho Mountain Express titled “BSU offers to help Ketchum with outreach on new city hall” about Idaho Policy Institute’s offer to help the city of Ketchum on public … (Read More) Highlighting Faculty and PhD Student in Action, Nov. 2016

Idaho Wilderness Considered Book Signing

Boise’s Rediscovered Books will host the first book signing for the Idaho Humanities Council’s “Idaho Wilderness Considered,” an anthology of essays by more than two dozen Idahoans exploring the meaning of wilderness to the state. The event is scheduled for 11 … (Read More) Idaho Wilderness Considered Book Signing

Alumni in Action: June Shoemaker

MPA Almuni June Shoemaker has been selected as BLM Idaho’s Deputy State Director for Resource Services. Currently, June is on detail as Liaison to ASLM.  For the past two years June has served as the Deputy State director for Resources and … (Read More) Alumni in Action: June Shoemaker

Freemuth Fact-checking Pervasive Myths

John Freemuth was featured in a story that fact-checks four of the most pervasive myths used by anti-conservation land takeover proponents posted by The Wilderness Society titled “Debunked: 4 myths about America’s parks and public lands”. In it he addressed that … (Read More) Freemuth Fact-checking Pervasive Myths

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

Who Owns the West?

John Freemuth was interviewed for a segment by KIVI-TV. Don Nelson writes, “Boise State Professor and expert on public land policy John Freemuth summed up the anger between ranchers and the federal government as general uncertainty.” Original Sources: Who Owns … (Read More) Who Owns the West?