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Dr. John Freemuth attending “National Park Service at 100: Back to the Future of America’s National Parks”

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John Freemuth, professor of public policy, will be attending the “National Park Service at 100: Back to the Future of America’s National Parks” as a discussant. The event is being held at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) at Bozeman, Montana, Sept. 21-24.

 Original Source: The Update, Published 5:13 PM / September 18, 2014

Alumni Association Honors Eight Broncos for their Accomplishments, Service including Jess Byrne

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD:
Jess Byrne ’99, ’04

Jess Byrne, Alumni, studio portraitPassionate about his alma mater, Jess Byrne has been involved in the Boise State University Alumni Association since 2004, serving on the executive committee for several years beginning in 2008, and holding the position of president in 2011-2012.

Currently an active member of the Past Alumni Leaders Chapter, Jess has dedicated countless hours volunteering for several committees and assisting at alumni events including the Boise State Auction. Jess chaired the Scholarship and Awards Committee for many years, and chaired the search committee for the Vice President of Advancement. He recently chaired the search committee for the executive director of alumni relations and participated in the College of Business and Economics search for a new dean. He also served on the Boise State University Foundation Board 2012-2013.

Jess and his family reside in Boise and spend much of their time following Boise State sports, whether sitting in the seats, on television, or even on the radio. Jess earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental health in 1999 and his master of public administration in 2004. As deputy director for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, he coordinates a variety of activities in support of the state’s efforts to preserve the quality of Idaho’s air, land and water.

Original Source: Update: The Alumni Association Honors Eight Broncos for their Accomplishments, Service

Dr. John Freemuth

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John Freemuth, professor of public policy and administration, will take part in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with a presentation at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Park entrance is free on the day of the event.

Original Source: The Update, published 9:48 AM / September 11, 2014

Jim Weatherby mentioned in the The Spokesman-Review article on full slate of debates

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy in The Spokesman-Review.

Read: Full slate of debates in Idaho races to ‘fill in the picture’ for voter in the Spokesman-Review

Jim Weatherby in Idaho Statesman “Idaho treasurer faces first debate in 16 years”

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Kimberlee Kruesi in Idaho Statesman in an article entitled Idaho treasurer faces first debate in 16 years.

Original Source: Idaho Statesman

Sept. 11, 2014 Lunch Discussion with Dr. Suzanne McCorkle

Suzanne McCorkle, Public Policy, Portrait11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Student Union, Farnsworth Room. In her discussion, From Troubles to Treasures: Three Laws for Better Conflict Management, Dr. McCorkle reveals how difficult conversations and personal conflict can sap individual and organizational energy, as well as create a wealth of other problems.  Come and listen as McCorkle outlines the three laws to guide everyday choices during conflict and difficult conversations. $10 ATD members, $15 non-members, $5 students.

Full slate of debates in Idaho races to ‘fill in the picture’ for voters

 weatherbyEmeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy in The Spokesman-Review in an article entitled Full Slate of debates in Idaho race to ‘fill in the picture’ for voters.

Original Source: Spokesman-Review:  Full slate of debates in Idaho races to ‘fill in the picture’ for voters

Jim Weatherby was mentioned in the The Spokesman-Review

Jim Weatherbyweatherby-150x150 Emeritus Faculty member of Boise State University was mentioned by Betsy Z. Russell in The Spokesman-Review in an article entitled AdWatch: Business group brands candidate a ‘liberal’.

The Spokesman-Review AdWatch: Business group brands candidate a ‘liberal’

Gregory Hill and Justin Vaughn

Photo-Hill_GregGregory Hill, associate professor of public policy and administration, and Justin Vaughn, assistant professor of political science, participated in a recent conference at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., along with numerous scholars from across the nation and abroad and practitioners representing the current and multiple recent presidential administrations. To read more about the Conference Click Here
 
Original Source: Boise State University Update, Gregory Hill and Justin Vaughn

DPPA Alumni in Action- Seth Grigg

Boise State alum Seth Grigg has been appointed executive director of the Association of Idaho Cities.  Grigg has been serving as a Policy Analyst for the Idaho Association of Counties.  Grigg earned an undergraduate degree in English from BYU Idaho before completing the Mastersmprogram in Public Administration at Boise State University.