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What is a Flagship University?
Posted: Tuesday, February 21 2012
Historically, the University of Idaho has been designated as Idaho's flagship University. This distinction, which is given to other universities nationwide that meet the established criteria, carries with it unique responsibilities. This news release provides context to the "Flagship" distinction, and examines the University of Idaho's role in the state.
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A Million Dollar Boost for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education
Posted: Wednesday, July 21 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will dig deep and statewide to discover and address the root causes of why Idaho is losing its advantage in global competitiveness. At the heart of the new initiative – supported by major funding from the Micron Technology Foundation – is learning why some Idaho students may not perform well, or pursue careers, in the areas of science, technology, engineerin...
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Two $40 Million Grants Fuel Collaborative, Renewable Energy Research in Northwest
Posted: Wednesday, September 28 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Recent breakthroughs in biofuels technology could result in a “greener” jet stream across the Pacific Northwest. Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced major grants to the University of Washington and Washington State University; the two separate five-year grants are $40 million each. The University of Idaho will partner in...
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Natural Resources | Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | Mark Hoversten | Research | News Release | Office of the President | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | Duane Nellis
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Pursuit of Science Passion: University Board Approves New Professional Science Master's Program
Posted: Thursday, June 24 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Board of Regents/State Board of Education approved the institution’s new instructional program in professional science leading to a master’s degree in natural resources and environmental science. The action came during the board’s June meeting in Idaho Falls. The Professional Science Master’s program is housed in the College of Graduate Studies and is one ...
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College of Graduate Studies | Environmental Science | Water Resources | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features
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Idaho's College of Law Marks Commencement, Achievements of 84 Graduates
Posted: Thursday, May 6 2010
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Nancy Morris, the nation's first woman secretary of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will give the commencement address for the University of Idaho's College of Law commencement. The College of Law, the university's only Advanced Professional degree program, will hold its graduation and celebration on Saturday, May 15, beginning at 3 p.m., in the...
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U-Idaho Sees Significant Increase in Idaho Students; Strategy Spurs Growth in Key Targeted Areas
Posted: Tuesday, September 6 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho’s best and brightest students continue to make the University of Idaho a destination of choice for success. The university has seen a six percent increase in new in-state freshmen, students who responded favorably to changes made in programs that increased scholarships for Idahoans. On the 10th day of classes, a snapshot taken of enrollment numbers shows a total 12,312 stud...
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Million Dollar Gift Supports Public Legal Education in Boise
Posted: Tuesday, August 24 2010
BOISE, Idaho – The face of public legal education in Idaho is getting a lift thanks to the generous support of the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation. The Idaho-based nonprofit – committed to educational excellence for students and institutions – has committed $1 million to the University of Idaho College of Law for development of an Idaho Law Learning Center in Boise at the historic Ada County Cou...
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News Release | Office of the President | Idaho at Glance
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Volunteers Needed for 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival
Posted: Tuesday, January 26 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Those looking for a new way to experience the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival should consider the volunteer program. Volunteer positions include managing student performance sites, driving artists, helping register schools, promoting the festival and doing office work. Volunteers receive perks. They are provided a lunchtime treat from Domino’s Piz...
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White House Recognizes University of Idaho as National Leader in Community Service
Posted: Monday, March 12 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho outreach and engagement efforts have been recognized by the White House for the sixth time, as it has every year since the Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service began in 2006. However, this year the university was among only 20 percent of the institutions of higher education who received “with distinction” status. The President’s Higher Education Commu...
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Olympian Armstrong Urges Idaho Graduates to Embrace a "Get to" Attitude
Posted: Saturday, May 15 2010
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong encouraged University of Idaho graduates to seek out a "get to" kind of life -- rather than do things that they "have to." Armstrong, a 1995 alumna, claimed the Olympic gold medal in bicycling during the 2008 Beijing games. But, she said, her life could have been different if she hadn't zeroed in on the importance...
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University of Idaho Advising, Teaching, Collaborative, Outreach and Creative Activity Achievements Shine
Posted: Wednesday, April 21 2010
Written by Amanda Cairo MOSCOW, Idaho – Excellence is its own reward, but as many University of Idaho faculty found out, a ceremony and an award can make the reward a little bit sweeter. The university's annual Excellence Awards banquet honored 16 faculty and graduate students at an on-campus ceremony for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, outreach and advising. New this year to the ...
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U-Idaho Sustainability Center Joins Forces With Office of Community Partnerships
Posted: Monday, March 26 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho - This year has been busy for both the University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the Office of Community Partnerships (OCP). Provost and executive vice president Doug Baker approved the merger of the two organizations. Under OCP’s umbrella, the Sustainability Center will maintain its identity, student leadership-orientation and its wide range of student activities. The Sustainab...
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Legislative Update: Higher Education Takes Spotlight
Posted: Monday, March 5 2012
By Joe Stegner Special Assistant to the President for State Governmental Relations It has been a very productive week at the Idaho legislature and a great week for higher education in our state. The budget bill for colleges and universities was passed by the Joint Finance and Appropriates Committee, and is now headed to the Senate and House floors for approval. Nearly all Gov. Butch Otter’s budg...
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Alpine Ski Team Wins at Regionals
Posted: Wednesday, February 29 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho -- The University of Idaho Men’s Alpine Team and one member of the Women’s Alpine Team qualified for national collegiate finals at the US Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association Western Region Championship Feb. 23-25 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Brothers Erik and Drew Anderson of Sandpoint, Idaho, Nick Howell of Pocatello, Idaho, Jeff Jacka of Federal Way, Wash. and Travis Soderquis...
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College of Education Reconfiguration Strengthens Departments, Sharpens Experience for Students
Posted: Thursday, June 17 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – They say two heads are better than one, but three departments may prove more efficient and beneficial to students than four when it comes to the College of Education at the University of Idaho. With the approval today from the University of Idaho Board of Regents/State Board of Education, students at the university will see few changes when the Department of Adult Career Technolog...
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Education | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features
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University Housing sees gains in its second year of Recyclemania participation
Posted: Thursday, April 8 2010
Written by Tina Deines MOSCOW, Idaho—University Housing at the University of Idaho saw less garbage and more compostable materials and recyclables this year, compared to last year during Recyclemania, Jan. 17 - March 27. Recyclemania is a nationwide competition that pits school against school to see who can recycle the most. University Housing also participates in hall competitions as part of th...
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News Release | Housing | Sustainability
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Investing in Idaho's Future: University of Idaho and J.R. Simplot Announce Collaborative Concept for Parma Research and Extension Center
Posted: Monday, December 7 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – Under a pre-agreement document submitted for consideration by the University of Idaho Board of Regents, the university and J.R. Simplot Company propose a $1.5 million multi-year agreement for the university's Parma Research and Extension Center that would give the center a new lease on life. "The University of Idaho and J.R. Simplot Company have had a long and proud hist...
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Football Legend Jerry Kramer To Lead 2012 U-Idaho Homecoming Parade
Posted: Friday, August 3 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho legend, Sandpoint native and Lombardi-era Green Bay Packer star Jerry Kramer will lead the University of Idaho’s 103rd annual homecoming parade as Grand Marshal on Saturday, Oct. 6. At 10 a.m., Kramer will guide the parade through downtown Moscow in preparation for the Vandals’ homecoming contest against the New Mexico State University Aggies. Kickof...
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Business Plan Team Takes Fifth at Rice Contest with New Idaho Potato Process
Posted: Wednesday, April 18 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – A University of Idaho food scientist’s invention that could promise healthier processed potato products helped a student business plan team finish fifth among more than 1,600 worldwide entries in the Rice University Business Plan Competition. University of Idaho students Gaylene Anderson and Jacob Pierson competed in the contest Rice University billed as the world’s richest. This...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Food Science | News Release | Food Science
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U-Idaho Web Renovation Debuts Friday
Posted: Tuesday, February 7 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Visitors who click into www.uidaho.edu Feb. 10 will discover a renovated site with a new look and improved features such as streamlined functions, better search capabilities, and clearer directions. The improvements to the site are designed to make access easier for users. New features include the ability to select favorite or commonly used parts of the web and bookmark them. U...
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Longtime Dean of Students to Offer Remarks at Winter Commencement, Dec. 10
Posted: Friday, December 2 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Natural daylight streaming into the iconic Kibbie Dome will illuminate the path to the future for University of Idaho graduates as they gather in the newly renovated ASUI Kibbie-Activity Center on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 12:30 p.m., for winter commencement. This December, 814 graduates are eligible to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. All degree candidates ...
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University of Idaho Events for Oct. 17- 23
Posted: Friday, October 14 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Oct. 17- 23. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Monday, Oct. 17 "Mad Men" Mondays 12:30-2 p.m. Memorial Gym, Women’s Center Lounge, Room 109 1001 University Ave. in Moscow Join the Women's Center in watching the award-winning TV series "Mad Men...
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Jan Boles and Anna Marie Boles: Prichard Art Gallery Continues Diamond Anniversary Celebration
Posted: Friday, October 7 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – For 25 years, the Prichard Art Gallery has been the focal point for visual arts in Moscow and on the Palouse. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the gallery is presenting a yearlong series of exhibits and events. The third exhibit in the series features the work of Jan and Anna Marie Boles. This exhibit highlights the Prichard Gallery’s commitment to supporting the artists of Id...
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University Statement on the Passing of Sen. Jim McClure
Posted: Sunday, February 27 2011
Idaho Sen. James A. McClure passed away during the last weekend in February. A double-alumnus of the University of Idaho, McClure and his wife, Louise, remained connected to their alma mater. In 2007, the University's Bureau of Public Affairs research was renamed as the James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research. In this and many other ways, the University honored Jim and Louise...
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Policy Analysis Group Releases Idaho Sheep Report
Posted: Monday, February 22 2010
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – A report from the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources Policy Analysis Group (PAG) details the current situation with Idaho’s Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep and domestic sheep populations. The peer-reviewed report outlines the varying issues surrounding bighorn sheep viability and domestic sheep grazing. It provides background on the issue for ...
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Natural Resources | Jay O'Laughlin | Angelique EagleWoman | News Release
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Regents Authorize Bond for Life Safety Work and Use of Private Funds for Kibbie Renovation Design
Posted: Thursday, February 18 2010
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho's iconic ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center moves closer to the final phase of life safety work and the next phase of design for renovation and enhancement. In action at the Idaho State Board of Education meeting in Boise, the university's Board of Regents approved the university's request for the authority to issue ...
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University Housing Records Six All-Time High Scores in Student Satisfaction
Posted: Tuesday, February 2 2010
Written by Tina Deines MOSCOW, Idaho – University Housing at the University of Idaho recorded six all-time high scores for the second year in a row in a recent annual student satisfaction survey. The survey, which was distributed via e-mail to residence hall students in November, was conducted by Educational Benchmarking, Inc. The survey asked 86 questions that represent 19 f...
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College of Graduate Studies | News Release | Housing
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Lunch and Lead: Luncheon Series Focuses on Sustainable Business Practices
Posted: Tuesday, January 26 2010
Written by Tania Thompson BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho Boise center will offer up practical solutions for businesses that want to make a commitment to sustainability and improve their bottom line. It's the focus for monthly brown bag presentations that are part of the Lunch & Lead: Sustainable Business Practices series. The series runs February through December. ...
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A Near Billion Dollar Impact: University of Idaho's Nellis Talks Economic Impact and Development, Research Growth During Legislative Presentation
Posted: Monday, January 25 2010
Written by Tania Thompson BOISE, Idaho – In remarks delivered today before Idaho's Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, University of Idaho President Duane Nellis put the land-grant institution's bottom line before lawmakers: the University of Idaho contributes nearly $1 billion to the state's economy. "That's 1.9 percent of total state economy," said Nellis, who has been...
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University of Idaho Boise | Idaho Falls | Research | News Release | Office of the President | Eastern Idaho
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Creatively Yours: University of Idaho Faculty Works Featured at Prichard Art Gallery in December and January
Posted: Thursday, December 3 2009
Written by Marnie Driflot MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will present its annual faculty art exhibit, which is a celebration of faculty members' creative contributions in the community. The exhibit will be on view Dec. 11 through Jan. 16, 2010, with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 11, from 5-8 p.m. Works by faculty from the university's College of Art and Arch...
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Art & Architecture | Nels Reese | David Giese | Lynne Haagensen | Jason Ferguson | Matthew Brehm | Greg Turner-Rahman | Frank Jacobus | Miranda Anderson | Phillip G. Mead | Mark Hoversten | Delphine Keim-Campbell | John Anderson | News Release | Idaho at Glance
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Northern Idaho High School Science Teachers Keep Skills Fresh in University Research Labs
Posted: Tuesday, November 24 2009
Research has Direct Application to the Region's Water Quality Written by Donna Emert COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – Scientific research is only a little bit like riding a bike: you don't ever forget how, but there are always new approaches, technologies and discoveries to factor into the process. To keep their skills and knowledge up to date, four high school science teachers from Coeur d'Alene are bac...
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Scott Minnich | Environmental Science | Coeur d' Alene | Research | News Release | Northern Idaho
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U-Idaho Arboretum Joins Select Few in Accredited Ranks
Posted: Tuesday, May 15 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The 63-acre University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden was recognized this week as one of only a handful of arboreta that has been accredited by the Morton Register of Arboreta. The U-Idaho Arboretum received a Level III accreditation, on a four tier scale, that recognizes an arboretum with more than 500 varieties of trees and woody plants, a dedicated curator, professional...
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Emmy Award-Winner, Jac Venza, to Speak April 18 at University of Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, April 11 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jac Venza, father of fine arts programming on public broadcasting, will speak at the University of Idaho on April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium. Venza is a legendary figure who has worked in television from the very early years. He pioneered connections between the European media and PBS. Venza was responsible for finding funding for arts progra...
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Art & Architecture | News Release | Provost
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Top National Scholarship Awarded to University of Idaho Student
Posted: Thursday, March 29 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Rebecca Johnson, a junior at the University of Idaho, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education program.  Johnson is the only recipient from an Idaho university to receive this award this year. "Rebecca Johnson embodies the College of Natural Resources, with her passion for nature and commitment to making the world a better place," said...
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Legislative Update: Session Continues With Rangeland, Gift, Budget Issues
Posted: Monday, March 26 2012
By Joe Stegner, Special Assistant to the President for State Governmental Relations BOISE, Idaho — Lawmakers had hoped to end the sessions and head home by last weekend, but the past week kept them very busy and the session will continue into this week for at least another few days. The University of Idaho had interest in several bills before legislators this past week. The bill called the Rang...
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Office of Technology Transfer Recognizes Innovators, Stimulates Economy
Posted: Friday, March 23 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho –Taxes, regulations, legal jargon and a tough economy make it difficult to translate even the best business ideas into cash. But this week, the University of Idaho celebrated the successes of one of its own – John Shovic, chief technology officer of Coeur d’Alene-based InstiComm, LLC. Shovic was honored with the Outstanding Alumni Innovator Award for more than 26 years of...
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Legislative Update: Land Board Bill, IGEM and Going Home Tax Bill in Discussion
Posted: Monday, March 19 2012
By Joe Stegner Special Assistant to the President for State Governmental Relations House bill 495, also known as the “Land Board Bill,” is legislation designed to restrict the authority and investment options of the Land Board. In general, the bill limits the ability of the Land Board to invest in and operate a commercial business. The University has a concern that this bill violates the constitu...
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Idaho’s Agricultural Research Enhanced through Multi-Million Dollar Endowments from Idaho Wheat Commission and Limagrain Cereal Seeds
Posted: Friday, January 6 2012
BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Wheat Commission today announced a plan to create two faculty research endowments with $2 million to the University of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to support Idaho’s 4,500 wheat growers and their $766 million-per-year harvest. In addition, Limagrain Cereal Seeds has agreed to collaborate with the college on breeding new wheat varieties for Idaho and...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | University of Idaho Boise | Idaho Falls | Research | News Release | Northern Idaho | Office of the President | Extension | Nez Perce County
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McCall Outdoor Science School Educates Idaho Kids About Climate Change
Posted: Wednesday, January 27 2010
Written by Sue McMurray Wal-Mart grant will help with student-focused program MCCALL, Idaho – Snow-day school closures in early October, extra-hot summers and an overabundance of creepy insects to scare little sister may seem like a great way to live to some Idaho kids. But while these factors may be fun now, they are signs of impending climate change that could alter their futures. A new clim...
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Natural Resources | Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | University of Idaho Boise | News Release | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | McCall Outdoor Science School
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University of Idaho’s Climate Action Plan Envisions a Sustainable Campus Community
Posted: Tuesday, January 26 2010
Written by Joe Nickels MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has released a Climate Action Plan, the first step in a long-term, comprehensive strategy to make the University of Idaho a zero-emissions campus by 2030. The Climate Action Plan is a framework for both immediate and long-term action. “It is up to our generation to initiate the ...
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University of Idaho Events for Dec. 7-13
Posted: Saturday, December 5 2009
Written by Candace Lowe MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Dec. 7-13. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Monday, Dec.7 Vandal Booster Luncheon 11:45 a.m. University Inn Best Western 1516 W. Pullman Rd. in Moscow Join the Latah County Vandal Boosters at their weekly luncheon; ...
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Idaho 2nd and 5th Graders Enact Planetary Rotation Using Indoor/Outdoor Solar Systems They Built to Scale
Posted: Tuesday, December 1 2009
Written by Donna Emert COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – Seltice Elementary School children, working with University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene teacher education students and their own classroom teachers, have done the math, science, engineering and artwork necessary to construct two, scale-model solar systems. They built a big one for use in the school gym, and a bigger one that can only be deployed in the ...
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University of Idaho Graduate Student Wins National Conservation Award
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Written by Sue McMurray MOSCOW, Idaho – Improving our understanding of risks to threatened species populations worldwide is the ambition of Jan Schipper, a University of Idaho graduate student. He is the recent winner of the William T. Hornaday Conservation Award, a national award from the American Society of Mammalogists that recognizes Schipper's significant contribution as a student to the con...
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Natural Resources | College of Graduate Studies | Conservation Social Sciences | Wildlife Resources | Conservation Social Sciences | News Release | COGS homepage | Graduate
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Winter Commencement Set for Dec. 12
Posted: Thursday, November 19 2009
Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – This December, some 700 students are eligible for graduation from the University of Idaho. Winter Commencement will take place Saturday, Dec. 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. The event is free and open to the public. All degree candidates, dressed in their regalia, will line up for the procession on Saturday morning by 11:30 a.m. on ...
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Positive Role Models: Junior and Senior High School Girls Hear From Women Science and Math Professionals at Boise Event
Posted: Wednesday, March 25 2009
March 25, 2009 NOTE TO MEDIA: Bridges to Math and Science is open to the media. Please contact University Communications to confirm your coverage of this event, (208) 885-6567. BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host nearly 100 seventh and 10th grade girls for the third annual Bridges to Careers in Math and Science event on Thursday, April 2, in Boise. ...
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University of Idaho Librarian Receives Prestigious “Mover & Shaker” Award
Posted: Tuesday, March 19 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho librarian Ben Hunter has been named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry by the national publication, “Library Journal.” The journal identified 50 outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service to meet the needs of the people they serve. Hunter, who leads the University of Idaho Library’s Catalo...
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Alumni to Inspire Art and Architecture Students Futures
Posted: Friday, March 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Helping students prepare for life beyond the classroom, the University of Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture will host a day-long symposium on Wednesday, March 20 to provide insight and advice for students seeking their first post-college job in an increasingly more interdependent and complex world, or contemplating their fields of interest and passions while in co...
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Art & Architecture | Architecture | Rula Awwad-Rafferty | Mark Hoversten | Alumni | News Release | Interior Design | Architecture | Interior Design
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U-Idaho Women’s Center Celebrates Women with Award-Winning Films at LUNAFEST
Posted: Friday, March 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The U-Idaho Women’s Center will celebrate its eighth anniversary of hosting the only national touring festival of short films by, for and about women. The LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival will take place in Moscow on Thursday, March 21, 2013. LUNAFEST™, produced by LUNA, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women?, provides a national platform for independent women fi...
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News Release | Diversity and Human Rights | Diversity | Equality
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U-Idaho Semester in the Wild™ Helps Students Study and Go Wild
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is helping students answer the call of the wild and receive course credit with a new program, Semester in the Wild. The opportunity allows students to live and learn in the great outdoors for the fall semester and gain valuable skills. “After their Semester in the Wild experiences, students will return to their programs, energized and engaged,&r...
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Filling a Void: U-Idaho Announces Renewable Materials Program
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — With the market for green products on the rise, the need for employees with skills and experiences in developing and marketing green products is becoming critical. The University of Idaho’s recently renamed College of Natural Resources Renewable Materials program is uniquely suited to develop future professionals to meet this need. “This is an exciting, new oppo...
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Natural Resources | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forest Products | News Release | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forestry | environment | Tom Gorman | Renewable Materials | Renewable Materials | CNR
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Idaho’s Youth Create Tomorrow’s Inventions
Posted: Wednesday, March 6 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho’s creative, young minds will turn ideas into innovations during the annual Invent Idaho State Finals March 8-9 at the University of Idaho. Invent Idaho hosts over 100 young inventors in grades one through eight on the Moscow campus and celebrates student creativity and innovation, while teaching inventive thinking in an interdisciplinary curriculum. Regional ev...
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U-Idaho President Named Finalist For Texas Tech President’s Job
Posted: Friday, March 1 2013
MOSCOW, ID – University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis has been selected as the sole finalist for the presidency at Texas Tech University. The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will have a final vote on this in late March following a 21-day waiting period required by Texas law. “When Ruthie and I made the move to the Northwest and the University of Idaho almost four y...
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News Release | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | President's Office | Office of the President
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University of Idaho to Showcase Legal History Exhibit
Posted: Friday, March 1 2013
BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law and the Idaho State Law Library will sponsor the Idaho Legal History Exhibit honoring Sen. William E. Borah. The exhibit opens at the Idaho State Law Library at the Idaho Water Center in Boise on Tuesday, March 5 and will be on permanent display. The exhibit will include photos, documents and other historical artifacts related to Sen. Bo...
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University of Idaho to Continue Education and Support for Military Students
Posted: Thursday, February 28 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho, nationally recognized as a veteran friendly institution, will continue to provide quality education and support for military students on and off campus with the signing of the Department of Defense’s new Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding this week. The new MOU is mandatory for all colleges and universities that wish to...
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New Digital Collection Documents 70 Years of Priest Lake, Idaho Area History
Posted: Wednesday, February 27 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Library’s Digital Initiatives department announces the online release of the Priest Lake Museum Association Collection, a digital collection of historical photographs of Priest Lake, Idaho and the surrounding area. The 380 images span the years 1880 to 1950, documenting the area’s waters, boats, buildings, landscape and people. “Thi...
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Gaudette Joins University of Idaho Communications Team in Boise
Posted: Wednesday, February 27 2013
BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho welcomes award-winning journalist Gemma Gaudette to its media relations team in Boise as the new Regional Integrated Communications Officer. Gaudette will focus on communications and media initiatives in southern and eastern Idaho for the university, with particular emphasis on media outlets in the Treasure Valley, Twin Falls and Idaho Falls. &ldquo...
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University of Idaho Boise | News Release | Advancement
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Cruise the World in a Day
Posted: Tuesday, February 26 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Take in the sights, sounds and tastes from around the world during this year’s University of Idaho Cruise the World event on Saturday, March 2 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom. With booths from nearly 30 countries, Cruise the World, hosted by the University of Idaho International Enrichment Program, allows students from different count...
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Waste Not, Want Not: Solid Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment is the Focus of U-Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium
Posted: Monday, February 25 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Changing regulations and the prospect of fewer federal dollars mean wastewater treatment and solid waste management are critical concerns for today’s city planners, commercial developers, elected officials and facilities operators nationwide. That’s why the University of Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium is focusing on “Community Stewa...
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Priscilla Salant | Environmental Science | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | Twin Falls | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | environment | Environmental Science | President's Office | Office of Community Partnerships
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Avista and Water Resources Program Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
Posted: Thursday, February 21 2013
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Program is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Ricardo Sánchez-Murillo, a doctoral student working with Jan Boll and Erin Brooks of the biological and agricultural engineering department will be awarded $3,000. He is researching th...
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McClure Symposium on Federal Fiscal Issues
Posted: Thursday, February 14 2013
BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host the McClure Symposium on Federal Fiscal Issues on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Idaho State Capitol Auditorium. Idaho Public Television will air the program live from 8-10 p.m. MT/ 7-9 p.m. PT on the IdahoPTV World Channel (subchannel 4). The program will provide regional and national focus on our nation’s fiscal condition and possible soluti...
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President Nellis Announces the Creation of Two Task Forces
Posted: Thursday, February 14 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis continues to demonstrate his commitment to reassuring campus safety. As part of this commitment, he announced today the formation of two task forces to evaluate university policies regarding alcohol and substance abuse among students university-wide and to examine the university’s relationship with fraternities and sororitie...
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2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Offers Workshops with Artists and Educators
Posted: Wednesday, February 13 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, which runs from Feb. 20-23 in Moscow, Idaho, will offer workshops by world-class jazz educators, musicians and University of Idaho faculty. In addition to music focused workshops, the festival offers numerous dance workshops and interdisciplinary “Thinking About College” workshops that explore the relationships between the ...
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What’s New at the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
Posted: Wednesday, February 13 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – For 46 years, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has inspired futures through jazz. Some of the highlights of this year's festival include: Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra Vibraphone player Warren Wolf will appear with the Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Feb. 23. Wolf was selected as the vibes player for this year’s festival, upholding the traditi...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
Posted: Friday, February 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 20-23, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deakin Ave. and Stu...
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U-Idaho Theater Offers Two Evenings of Entertainment Before Upcoming Tour
Posted: Thursday, February 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts is packing up for a road trip later this month. The department’s fall production, “Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter” by Julie Marie Myatt, has been invited to compete at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival. The set, cast and crew will travel to the festival held in Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 18-22....
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U-Idaho Nuclear Engineering Program Director Recognized for Statewide Contributions
Posted: Thursday, February 7 2013
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Partnership for Science and Technology is recognizing Akira Tokuhiro, director of the University of Idaho’s Nuclear Engineering Program, for his energetic role in moving nuclear initiatives forward in the state. Tokuhiro will receive the 2012 Individual Energy Education Advocate Award at the Partnership for Science and Technology/Idaho Section of the American ...
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Three Benefit Performances of “The Vagina Monologues” Scheduled for Feb. 14-16
Posted: Thursday, February 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Promoting awareness and an end to violence against women and girls, the University of Idaho Women’s Center is presenting their annual V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler’s celebrated play, “The Vagina Monologues,” Feb. 14-16 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in downtown Moscow. The global V-Day campaign includes the performance of creative ev...
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Service and Commitment Beyond Graduation: U-Idaho Ranks 7th in Peace Corps Rankings
Posted: Wednesday, February 6 2013
By Amanda Cairo MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has a long-standing tradition of opening doors for students to the world, and this year, that effort is being recognized as the university ranks seventh on the Peace Corps’ 2013 Top Colleges amongst medium-sizes schools. “We are proud of taking our tradition of service learning and the spirit of helping others worldwide,&r...
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University of Idaho Students Gain Cultural Knowledge with Black History Month
Posted: Tuesday, February 5 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will celebrate Black History Month during the month of February with an art exhibit at the Prichard Art Gallery featuring art work by Jeffrey Henson and the 10th annual Shades of Black show. The University of Idaho will be hosting Shades of Black on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. with special host, comedian, Alvin Williams. This year, the show is titled ...
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Sustainability Center Helps Create Student-Led Sustainability Opportunities
Posted: Tuesday, February 5 2013
By Wieteke Holthuijzen MOSCOW, Idaho – Helping University of Idaho students become more active by reducing their carbon footprint and showing how climate change will impact Idaho recreation, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center is supporting two student-led sustainability projects with grants totaling more than $4,500. Ryan McGrath, a doctoral student in exercise science with rese...
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U-Idaho Job Fair Making Greater Employer, Employee Matches
Posted: Monday, February 4 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Whether you’re looking ahead to a career, seasonal work, graduate school or an internship, the University of Idaho’s Job, Internship and Grad School Fair has plenty of opportunity this year on Wednesday Feb. 6 from 2-6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Organizers are hoping to match more job seekers with employment opportunities this year by bringing in the mos...
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Seattle Philanthropists Create Endowed Chair and More at U-Idaho
Posted: Friday, February 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – A Seattle couple has donated $3.3 million to the University of Idaho to benefit faculty, students and facilities. The gift, from husband and wife Tom Alberg and Judi Beck, will establish the university’s first fully funded endowed chair, a pair of graduate student fellowships, establish a separate faculty excellence fund and pay for costs associated with the constructio...
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Turning of the Wheel: A Digital Collection of Humanities Events released by U-Idaho Library
Posted: Thursday, January 31 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Library announces the release of Digital Initiatives' latest collection, The Turning of the Wheel Collection: A Digital Collection of Humanities Events. The Turning of the Wheel Collection is a compilation of videos, photographs and transcripts documenting over 30 events that took place as part of the Turning of the Wheel Humanities Colloquium Series,...
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Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit to Showcase Vandal Atmospheric Science Team Work
Posted: Monday, January 28 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery, in collaboration with Vandal Atmospheric Science Team, presents the exhibit titled, “VAST: To Infinity and Beyond” to run Jan. 29 – Feb. 10. A closing reception and silent auction will take place on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Prichard Art Gallery. Looking at Earth from a different perspective, the e...
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FAFSA Help Days at the U-Idaho Financial Aid Office
Posted: Friday, January 25 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Financial Aid Office is offering students and parents help with completing the FAFSA financial aid application for 2013-14. Expert staff will be available to assist with the completion of the FAFSA and answer questions about the process on Tuesday, Jan. 29 and Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 4-7 p.m. both nights. The FAFSA Help Days will be held in the Financ...
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Nellis Outlines U-Idaho’s Statewide Impact, Continuing Partnership with State Legislature
Posted: Thursday, January 24 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is partnering with the Idaho legislature to support and inspire the future of Idaho’s citizens. That’s the message that M. Duane Nellis, university president, delivered to members of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on behalf of the state’s land-grant university. “This legislative investment also benefits 36,000 stu...
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U-Idaho Ecologists Offer Plans on Preserving Nation’s Biodiversity
Posted: Wednesday, January 23 2013
By Jill Maxwell The protected areas network within the continental United States is often viewed as one of the country’s best tools for securing vegetation communities and the species they support into the future. Yet, the current network of protected U.S. lands does not fully capture the entire range of the country’s vegetation communities or ecological systems. The failure to ade...
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Jazz Fest Unveils 2013 “Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra”
Posted: Wednesday, January 23 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Under the vision and guidance of artistic director John Clayton, the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is pleased to bring together the Lionel Hampton New York Big Band with the talent of youth to create the Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra. Each year the Lionel Hampton Big Band is one of the featured acts at the festival. This year, after a rigorous audit...
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Guggenheim Fellow, Rebecca Solnit, to Read at University of Idaho on Jan. 30
Posted: Wednesday, January 23 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Rebecca Solnit, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, will read from her work and sign books Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. “Time and again, Rebecca shows us that hope still exists,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA in Creative Writing program director...
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Richard LeBaron, Former U.S. Ambassador, to Deliver U-Idaho’s Distinguished Visiting Practitioners of International Affairs Lecture
Posted: Tuesday, January 22 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – In its ongoing effort to educate and inform students and the public about international issues with profound, immediate and long-term impacts, the University of Idaho’s Martin Institute has established the Visiting Distinguished Practitioners of International Affairs lecturer series. Richard LeBaron, former U.S. diplomat and the 2013 Visiting Distinguished Practitione...
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Mosaic Concert Offers Greatest Hits and Rising Stars Feb. 1
Posted: Tuesday, January 22 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Piecing together 75 unique and outstanding student musicians from the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music, the Feb. 1 Mosaic Concert will compose the big picture of music in a seamlessly choreographed, fast-paced performance. The Mosaic Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Haddock Performance Hall. The event is orchestrated by second-year voice professor Kyle...
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Jazz Festival Buttons to Allow Entry to Select Festival Workshops and Support Young Artists Concerts
Posted: Friday, January 11 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival announces the return of the commemorative button program in celebration of the 2013 festival. Buttons will be honored at regional outlets Jan. 15 – March 15 and will be required for entry into select festival workshops. Purchasing the button – priced at $3 – not only covers the admission to selected high...
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Idaho Geological Survey and U-Idaho Explore for Geothermal Energy
Posted: Thursday, January 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – In an effort to provide the most accurate assessment of high-temperature geothermal energy potential in the region, the Idaho Geological Survey recently drilled new wells in southeastern Idaho. “These new thermal gradient wells will provide the first accurate picture of the heat flow regime beneath this important volcanic province,” said project leader John Welha...
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Borah Symposium to Address Relationship Between Sports, War and Peace
Posted: Thursday, January 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Looking deeper into the international landscape and the concept of sport, this spring’s University of Idaho Borah Symposium will focus on Beyond the Battlefield: Sports, War and Peace. Events will take place April 1-3 on the Moscow campus and are free to the public. “With the recent summer Olympic Games in London, including performances by former Vandal student-...
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University of Idaho Boise Delayed Today
Posted: Thursday, January 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Due to inclement weather, the University of Idaho Boise has delayed the start of classes for today, Thursday, Jan. 10. The University of Idaho Boise expects to be open at 10 a.m. # # # About the University of Idaho The University of Idaho inspires students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho...
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University of Idaho to Honor Extraordinary Alumni Jan. 23 in Boise
Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013
By Ryan Paul BOISE, Idaho — The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor two individuals with its 2013 Silver and Gold Awards the evening of Jan. 23 in Boise. Recipients are Tim Woodward ’71 and Brent Keeth ’82, ’96. Honorary Alumna Recognition will be awarded to employee Sandy Larsen for providing 17 years of faithful and distinguished service to the university, ...
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U-Idaho to Host Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an on-campus showing Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:30 p.m. of his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, filmed in 1963. The screening will take place in the Teaching and Learning Center, attached to the Idaho Commons, in its Student Diversity Center, room 229. He delivered his stirring remarks on Aug. 28, ...
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U-Idaho Professor Paul Joyce Tapped as Permanent Dean of the College of Science
Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has appointed Paul Joyce as dean of the College of Science. Joyce, a professor of mathematics, statistics and bioinformatics, has served as interim dean since June 2012. “I am pleased Dr. Joyce has accepted this appointment as dean. Paul has long demonstrated leadership on our campus and will now have an opportunity to demonstrate his leadershi...
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Foltz Named U-Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Interim Dean
Posted: Wednesday, December 26 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has named John Foltz as the interim dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. “John has a broad understanding of the college, its people and its mission, which will be vital in making the transition to a new dean,” said M. Duane Nellis, president of the University of Idaho. Foltz has served since 2004 as associate dean and d...
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Regents Give Go Ahead For New U-Idaho Research Complex
Posted: Tuesday, December 18 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Board of Regents at its monthly meeting last week in Coeur d’Alene gave the university the go ahead to invest $3.6 million in planning and preparation for the Integrated Research and Innovation Center. This work will prepare the way for building to begin in 2014 with a target completion date of fall 2016, making it the first academic building co...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Honored with Magrath Exemplary Program Award
Posted: Monday, December 17 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was recently honored with a C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Exemplary Program Award. Since 2006, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the National Outreach Scholarship Conference, with support from the W.K Kellogg Foundation, have partnered to recognize the outreach scholarship...
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Morrill Act Contest Winners Announced
Posted: Tuesday, December 11 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – FFA members from Meridian, sixth graders at Idaho Falls Rimrock Elementary and high school seniors at Meridian took top honors in a University of Idaho video contest to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the law that created the U.S. land-grant university system. Elementary students from Marsing, Lewiston and Kootenai won top prizes in a poster contest focusing on education....
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Rangeland Livestock Symposium to Address Issues Facing Ranchers
Posted: Tuesday, December 11 2012
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Rangeland and animal science extension faculty with the University of Idaho Rangeland Center will offer the 2013 Intermountain Rangeland Livestock Symposium and Technical Training Jan. 10-11 at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho. Collaborative sponsors include the Idaho Section of the Society for Range Management and the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission...
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U-Idaho Project to Monitor Wilderness Ecosystem as it ‘Breathes’
Posted: Monday, December 10 2012
By Jill Maxwell TAYLOR WILDERNESS RANCH RESEARCH STATION, Idaho – Trudging up a steep mountainside to dig holes in rocky soil doesn’t seem like professorial work. But for Katy Kavanagh and Tim Link – faculty members in the University of Idaho Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Department – it was all in a recent weekend’s work. Mundane as the task may seem, the hol...
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“Learning Doesn’t Stop After You Get Your Degree:” U-Idaho Library Dean Offers Lessons to Graduates
Posted: Saturday, December 8 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Lynn Baird, University of Idaho dean of library services, shared today a few lessons she’s learned since receiving her own bachelor’s degree with fall commencement graduates. Perhaps most important, she said is “learning doesn’t stop after you get your degree.” “I want to share with you my journey from student to dean,” said Baird. &...
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New Year will Bring Change in Ag Dean
Posted: Friday, December 7 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – John Hammel will close out his time as the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences this month after nine years in the position to pursue full-time teaching and research opportunities. “I have greatly appreciated the time that I have served as dean – in spite of some challenging times, we have seen advances with our partners around the state. I look...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Reaches Out to Regional Schools
Posted: Friday, December 7 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – World renowned jazz bassist, composer, arranger, conductor and educator John Clayton will visit select Spokane, Wash., schools in early December, prior to the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. In 2011, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival started a new initiative, the Intensive Mentorship Program. The program allows for a select number of band programs each year to receive more...
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University of Idaho Engineering Capstone Program Recognized as One of Nation’s Best
Posted: Tuesday, December 4 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The National Academy of Engineering has recognized the University of Idaho College of Engineering’s capstone design program as one of the best in the nation. The capstone program is among 29 engineering education programs chosen for their achievements, and one of only seven capstone programs highlighted in the National Academy’s report, “Infusing Real-World...
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Faculty Art Exhibit Opens at Prichard Art Gallery Dec. 7
Posted: Monday, December 3 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will present its annual faculty art exhibit, which is a celebration of faculty members' creative contributions in the community. The exhibit will be on view from Dec. 7 through Jan. 26, with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 7 from 5-8 p.m. Works by faculty from the university's College of Art and Architecture are featured in t...
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U-Idaho Biologist Investigates a Common Virus’ Damaging Effect on Cells
Posted: Thursday, November 29 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho - University of Idaho biologist Lee Fortunato’s innovative new research method reveals how a virus responsible for birth defects co-opts a cell’s ability to repair itself. Fortunato, an associate professor of biological sciences, has spent more than 15 years studying human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), and her recent research was published today in the Public Library of Scien...
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