Public Affairs Report
David Solan, director of the Energy Policy Institute, was quoted in a CNN.com story titled “The ‘nuclear renaissance:’ What went wrong?” Solan noted that it turns out “the nuclear industry needed some kind of cap-and-trade or strong carbon regulation to get back off the ground.”
Cited: Read about Dr. Solan’s appearance on CNN in Update Your source for campus news
Watch the CNN interview at CNN.com, 11/7/13
Elizabeth Fredericksen, a professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about the role of public information officers in government agencies.
Read more in Update Your source for campus news,
Greg Hill, chair of the Department of Public Policy, and Nathaniel Hoffman, editor of The Blue Review, were quoted on PRI’s (BBC) program “The World” on Sept. 27. They spoke about Congressman Raul Labrador and immigration reform.
Read more about Dr. Hill’s quote on PRI in Update – Your source for campus news
Listen to the original report on PRI, 9/27/13
Stephanie Lenhart is a PhD student in Public Policy & Administration. She is working with Energy Policy Institute Director Dr. David Solan on a National Science Foundation grant to study the integration of renewable energy by Regional Transmission Organizations, which coordinate the delivery of electricity to 2/3 of households in the United States. Stephanie has worked for state government agencies in Minnesota, Colorado, and New Mexico. She received her Master’s in Public Policy from the University of California Berkeley and a BA from Cornell University.
“…Weatherby is a longtime observer of Idaho politics…”
Read the Boise State Public Radio report mentioning Jim Weatherby on 9/18/13
Eric Lindquist, director of the Public Policy Center and associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, co-authored a paper presented at the recent 2013 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago, Ill. The paper, “The ‘Convenient’ Environmental Presidency of George H.W. Bush: A Kingdonian Assessment,” was co-authored with professor Ann O’M. Bowman, with Texas A&M University, who presented the paper at the annual meeting.
Using archival records from the Textual Archives at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, the paper compares the political and policy context of two major environmental policy debates and opportunities that occurred during the Bush Administration in the late 1980s and early 1990s: air pollution and climate change.
Read about Dr. Linquist’s paper in Update, Your source for campus news: 9/6/13
Featuring park director, and Boise State MPA Alumnus, Scott Martin in an article about the
Trails and tales of The Parklands at Floyds Fork.
CITED: leoweekly.com: 9/4/13
Political science professor John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about Idaho’s federal land debate of 1905 as it relates to current efforts. Freemuth said he hopes the current federal lands task force includes a look at collaborations going on around the state. Read it here.
Cited: Boise State Update
The Energy Policy Institute, housed at Boise State University, has been selected to lead a three-year $500,000 collaborative project to research renewable energy and electricity planning.
Boise State will receive about $200,000 of the National Science Foundation grant for the project, which also is supporting an incoming doctoral student in public policy and administration.
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