Posted Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:53:00 -0700University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts is holding a Halloween costume sale from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 17-18, in the Hartung Theater lobby, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow.
Posted Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:31:00 -0700This year's Borah Symposium, a program devoted to understanding the causes of war and the conditions for establishing a lasting peace, is help today and tomorrow on the University of Idaho Moscow campus. Read more
Posted Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:09:00 -0700Nationally renowned artist Matika Wilbur has been traveling across the country to photograph people from every federally recognized indigenous tribes in the United States. On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Wilbur will speak at the University of Idaho about her work as part of “Project 562,” which aims to reveal the tenacity and richness of Native American life today. Read more
Posted Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:30:00 -0700Hexian Xue, a professor of Chinese at the University of Idaho, believes learning Chinese really isn't as hard as Americans might think. "When students attend the first few classes, to be honest, they do not have the confidence to learn the Chinese language well," Xue said. "But step by step, day by day, for at least some of the students, they become comfortable to say, 'Chinese is not as hard as I assumed.' " Xue, who teaches multiple levels of Chinese as well as a cultural course on Chinese cinema, is a co-director of the UI's Confucius Institute. Read more
Posted Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:04:00 -0700Congratulations to the Lionel Hampton School of Music, which was named one of the 2018 Best Music Schools in the nation and one of only TWO listed in the Pacific Northwest by In Tune Monthly.
Posted Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:35:00 -0700Luke Mayville — Idahoan, activist, author, and postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University — will speak about Reclaim Idaho, a statewide campaign to restore economic security and opportunity for all from 3:30-5 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Mayville will discuss how we can mobilize a statewide movement to fight inequality and rebuild the middle class. This event is brought to you by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology with support from the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the Department of Politics and Philosophy.
Posted Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:00 -0700Anne Helen Petersen, a senior culture writer for the popular website BuzzFeed, will visit the University of Idaho to read from her new book “Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.” The book analyzes and discusses female celebrities, such as Melissa McCarthy and Nicki Minaj, who have achieved success while challenging stereotypical ideas of femininity. Read more
Posted Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:36:00 -0700A University of Idaho professor and UI’s German writer-in-residence will hold free public readings of their works in multiple languages as part of an event aimed at showing they differences and synergy between languages. Read more
Posted Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:31:00 -0700University of Idaho Theatre Arts presents the West Coast premiere of “ROOF!” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13-14, 19-21 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 15, 21-22 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Admission is free for UI students, $10 for UI faculty/staff and seniors (55 and over), $15 for adults and $5 for children. “ROOF!” contains adult language and themes. Tickets are available at BookPeople of Moscow, Room 201 in Shoup Hall, by calling 208-885-6465 or at the door 60 minutes before curtain. Read more
Posted Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0700She challenged the military’s anti-gay policy – and won. Maj. Margaret Witt had an exemplary career as a combat nurse with the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves until she was discharged in 2007 under the policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The policy prohibited openly gay and lesbian service in the U.S. military. More than 13,000 gay servicemen and women were dishonorably discharged under the policy. Read more