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Posted Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:11:00 -0700A University of Idaho project chronicling the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Idaho has won support from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). Read more
Posted Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:16:00 -0700Idaho media law has changed significantly since 2003, which is why a collection of University of Idaho professors re-wrote the book on it. Read more
Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:28:00 -0700Digital storytelling has exploded with the near-universal access to technologies of production — from smartphone videos to the creation of virtual worlds. Employers are looking for graduates who can create media products that meet professional standards as well as graduates whose critical understanding of history and theory leads to innovation.
Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0700Denise Bennett, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Media was awarded $3,500 by the Idaho Humanities Council to help fund a multimedia project examining the experiences and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in the state of Idaho. Through the production of a documentary film about the life of Steven Nelson and his murder on April 29, 2016 and through oral history videos collected from members of Idaho's LGBTQ community throughout the state, this project seeks to preserve history, and examine social, cultural, political and legal issues in Idaho. Bennett also received a $1,000 grant from the Latah Community Foundation for the oral history aspects of this project as related to Latah County and funding from the CDIL – a partnership between the UI Library and the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.