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Alternative Service Break

Travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua or the Philippines during winter break Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017. Application deadline Sunday, Sept. 18. Apply for ASB

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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

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About the McClure Center


The McClure Center aims to be Idaho’s most trusted and preeminent public policy research center.


With a focus on critical issues facing Idaho and the nation, the McClure Center:

  • conducts nonpartisan public policy research
  • informs public policy dialogue; and
  • engages UI students in learning about public policy making.

Consistent with Senator McClure’s legacy, the core of the Center’s mission is to serve the public through the application of scientifically based research to the public policy making process.

Focus Areas

The McClure Center’s current program areas, with special analyses of issues important to rural and Hispanic Idahoans, include:

  • Natural Resources
  • Education
  • Agriculture

McClure Center

Physical Address:
GAR Building

Mailing Address:
James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research
GAR Building
714 W. State Street
Boise, ID 83702