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Dr. John Freemuth to speak at the annual meeting of the Idaho Farm Bureau

Photo-Freemuth,JohnJohn Freemuth, professor of political science and public policy, will speak at the annual meeting of the Idaho Farm Bureau on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Boise. He will speak about public land issues.

 Original Source: The Update, Published 9:46 AM December 2, 2014

 

Eric Lindquist speaks to panel at the 2014 Mountain Climate Research Conference

Eric Lindquist

Public Policy Research Center Director Eric Lindquist provided responses to a panel discussing the relevance of researching Coupled Human-Natural Systems at the 2014 Mountain Climate Research Conference in Midway, Utah.

The conference was held Sept. 15-18.

The MTNCLIM research conferences are sponsored by the Consortium for Integrated Climate Research on Western Mountains (CIRMOUNT), and are dedicated to mountain climate sciences and effects of climate variability on ecosystems, natural resources and conservation in western North American mountains.

Read about Dr. Linquist’s presentation in The Update

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in Twin Falls Times-News

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Nathan Brown in Twin Falls Times-News in an article BLOG: Analyzing, Mapping the Superintendent’s Race, which Some Voters Skipped.

Original Source: Twin Falls Times-News, Otter hits back at Balukoff, defends handling of prison scandal

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in Yakima Herald-Republic

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in Yakima Herald-Republic.

Public Invited to Join Discussion About Election’s Impact

The Blue Review (TBR), Boise State’s journal of popular scholarship, and the Boise Weekly newspaper will hold a post-midterm elections breakdown panel discussion at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Boise State Downtown, 301 S. Capitol Blvd.

A distinguished panel of TBR and Boise Weekly writers will discuss the election results including national, state and local implications. The panel includes Boise State political scientists Justin Vaughn, Scott Yenor and David Weaver as well as Boise Weekly news editor George Prentice and other invited guests. TBR editor Nathaniel Hoffman will moderate.

The event is free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring their questions and comments, and read TBR: The Politics Issue in advance.

 Original Source: The Update, Public Invited to Join Discussion About Election’s Impact

 

 

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in The Spokesman-Review

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article Otter retains office; Ybarra holds slim lead.

Original Source: The Spokesman-Review, Otter retains office; Ybarra holds slim lead

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in The Idaho Statesman

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Rocky Barker in The Idaho Statesman in an article Otter retains office; Ybarra holds slim lead.

Original Source: The Idaho Statesman

One Sky International Awareness Event

one-skyNovember 10 – 14, 2014

In an effort to bring international affairs, campus awareness and community involvement together, we created the One Sky International Awareness Event at Boise State University.

This year we will be featuring the documentary “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” and selling handmade goods made by local refugees from Artisans 4 Hope.

Jim Weatherby mentioned in The Spokesman-Review on Gov. Otter’s Third Term

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article Idaho Gov. Otter wins third term.

Original Source: Idaho Gov. Otter wins third term in Spokesman-Review

Dr. John Freemuth quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about Westerners’ relationship with the federal government regarding land policy

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John Freemuth, a professor of public policy, was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about Westerners’ relationship with the federal government regarding land policy. Freemuth said he expects the issue will remain contentious despite movement toward collaboration.

In addition, Freemuth will speak and moderate several sessions at a conference aimed at developing a coordinated policy on fire, invasives and sage grouse habitat. The Next Steppe: Sage-grouse and Rangeland Wildfire in the Great Basin is Nov. 5-7 at Boise Centre. Freemuth will present a session titled “Why All This Matters.” Read more at http://www.nifc.gov/fireandsagegrouse/

 Original Source: The Update, The Idaho Statesman, 11/3/14