LISTEN: BSU Professor Hosts Teach-In About U.S. Energy Policy

Apr 27, 2017

Electrical power lines.
Credit Tom Banse

There will be a "teach-in" Thursday, April 26 at noon at the Boise State University library. That's a lesson followed by open discussion.

If that sounds like a throwback to an earlier time, it is. But the topic is very present day - it's about the new energy policy of the Trump administration. It's sponsored by the Center for Idaho History and Politics and it's being presented by Jen Schneider, an associate professor in the School of Public Service. 

Schneider spoke to Tom Michael about the changing focus of U.S. energy policy, the level of political engagement among her students, the civic role of a university and where Idaho stands as a producer and consumer of energy.  She begins the interview by outlining how she plans to structure Thursday's "teach-in."

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