Women’s Leadership in Congress
2012 was a groundbreaking year for women running for and winning seats in Congress. Learn from women leaders in the Senate and House about how to launch your political leadership career during the Public Leadership Education Network’s Women & Congress Seminar. This five-day interactive seminar will connect you with members of Congress, their staff, and policy makers in Washington. You’ll learn how to kick start your DC career and get insider knowledge on domestic and foreign policy issues while meeting with student leaders from the across the country. Perfect your resume and learn how to launch your first job search during PLEN’s professional development workshops, and expand your network so that you can get an internship or land a post-graduation job. Get all the details at www.plen.org
Seminar: March 18 – 22, 2013, Washington DC
Registration Deadline: February 26, 2013
Scholarships are available for outstanding students. See www.plen.org for application information.
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Prof. Raymomd lectures on “Trends in World Politics”
Greg Raymond, distinguished professor of political science, lectured on “Trends in World Politics” at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, on Nov. 3. Under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, he delivered a series of presentations on the foreign policy implications of the 2012 U.S. presidential election at an international conference held in Kopaonik, Serbia, between Nov. 5 and 8. He also was interviewed by Serbian, Bulgarian and Russian print and broadcast media on U.S. security policy toward the Balkan region.
Original source: BSU Update
Deconstruct the Election at Panel Discussion
The 2012 race to the White House has been an emotional roller coaster for political wonks, with the debate over the debates, the rise of the fact checkers, the polling wars, the ballot access battles, and in the end, the Superstorm.
Vent with the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, the Political Science Department, the Andrus Center for Public Policy and The Blue Review, the college’s new journal of popular scholarship.
“Après ’I Voted’ — A Post-Election Conversation” is Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Center on Main, 1020 Main St. in Boise. Appetizers and bipartisanship conversation begin at 6:30 p.m. and the discussion kicks off at 7 p.m. The event is free.
The evening features:
David Adler, Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University
Justin Vaughn, Boise State University Political Science Department
Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman
George Prentice, Boise Weekly
Molly Messick, StateImpact Idaho/Boise State Public Radio
Moderated by Nathaniel Hoffman, editor of “The Blue Review”
Topics could include: What are your hopes and fears for the next four years? Has the nation changed? Will its role in the world change? What is the new political math for Congress and for the states? What now?
Original source: Boise State UPDATE…
Professor Yenor acting as the National Election Analyst on Election Day
Scott Yenor, professor and chair in the Department of Political Science, will act as the national election analyst on local channels 6 and 9 on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Original source quoted from the Boise State Communications UPDATE
Dr. John Freemuth is quoted in a KBOI 2 news story
John Freemuth, professor of political science, was quoted in a KBOI 2 news story about expectations prior to the first presidential debate. Read the story here.
Original story credit to Boise State University, Update: your source for campus news.