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UI Receives Grant for Recruitment, Retention of Native STEM Students
Posted: Wednesday, September 17
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 17, 2014 – The University of Idaho is expanding and strengthening its efforts to promote Native education through a new program to support recruitment and retention of American Indian and Native Alaskan graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – fields.   The National Science Foundation recently awarded the UI Coll...
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Youth Water Summit to Address Current and Future Water Resource Challenges
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho and area high schools are working together to prepare the next generation to make important decisions about Idaho’s water resources. On April 14-15, over 100 students from north-central Idaho high schools will gather at UI for the First Annual Youth Water Summit. The event will provide a forum for students to share water-science research and pro...
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Bringing It All Together: Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Highlights Renfrew Lecture
Posted: Friday, March 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 28, 2014 – Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho distinguished professor, will give an overview of one the university’s largest-ever interdisciplinary research projects at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Room 101 of the Albertson Building.
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University of Idaho to Host Dinner for Community Veterans
Posted: Friday, November 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – As a way to show gratitude to those who served in the military, the University of Idaho will host a dinner and keynote speaker for university and community veterans on Monday, Nov. 11 from 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom. “Honoring our veterans is really important to me. When I became GPSA president, I felt I could make a difference and really show ap...
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University Receives Grant for Water Resources Education
Posted: Thursday, September 5 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will take the lead in training the West’s next generation of international water resources management professionals with support from a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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UI College of Graduate Studies Sees Jump in Applicants
Posted: Wednesday, July 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – As the University of Idaho is making plans for the fall semester, staff and faculty are making room for more graduate students. Fall admissions for graduate applications are up by 2 percent, along with a 4 percent increase in admitted students. “We are excited to see so much new interest in the University of Idaho,” said Jie Chen, dean of the College of Graduate ...
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Annual Innovation Showcase Announces Award Winners
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
University of Idaho students and student teams demonstrated their exceptional skill, confidence and knowledge at the annual Innovation Showcase on April 23. Judges selected as award winners 15 students and student teams from among the 84 participants.
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U-Idaho Students Present Research, Creative Work at Annual Innovation Showcase
Posted: Thursday, April 18 2013
Wildland fire management, the forked fungus beetle, poverty alleviation and the role of the zombie apocalypse in disaster preparedness are just a few of the expansive topics University of Idaho students will discuss at an upcoming annual Innovation Showcase.
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Patrick Adam, Thesis Defense, 5/21/2012, 8:30 AM, Ag. Science Room 62
Posted: Monday, May 14 2012
Patrick Adam, MS Candidate, Environmental Science, will defend his thesis "Using Satellite and Airborne LiDAR to Predict Woodpecker Presence at the Landscape Scale"
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National Rankings Highlight U-Idaho Quality, Affordability
Posted: Tuesday, September 13 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – A series of recent national rankings have some good news for the University of Idaho: its national reputation is on the rise – and it’s all adding up to a quality, affordable education with impact. In the most recent rankings released early today by U.S. News & World Report, U-Idaho is ranked 160th out of 280 national universities in the magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges” g...
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College of Graduate Studies | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features
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Students Shine at National Level, Showcase Implications of Geothermal Energy for Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, July 6 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – A national award for University of Idaho geological sciences students is more than just a pat on the back. It showcases the implications of geothermal energy in Idaho, and the state's growing need to develop this renewable resource. The geological sciences student team earned third place late last month in a National Geothermal Student Competition, or NGSC; the team evaluated the ...
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Prichard Art Gallery Showcases Graduate Artwork in Exhibit
Posted: Friday, April 8 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Before walking down the aisle to receive their master’s degrees, six graduate students will showcase their artwork at the Prichard Art Gallery during the annual Graduate Art Exhibit. The exhibit will run Friday, April 15, through Saturday, May 14, with an opening reception held on Friday, April 15, from 5-8 p.m. at the Prichard Art Gallery. ”After years of dedicating themselves...
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Idaho Student Named Graduate Student of the Year by National Society of Black Engineers
Posted: Wednesday, April 6 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho’s mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Maziar Rostamian recently was named 2011 Graduate Student of the Year at the 14th Annual Golden Torch Awards at the 37th National Society of Black Engineers’ annual National Convention. “I am very proud to be nominated and honored to have received the NSBE GTA award as the Graduate Student of the Year,” said Rostamia...
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Political Scientist Tapped to Head University of Idaho’s Graduate Studies College
Posted: Thursday, March 31 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has appointed political scientist Jie Chen as dean of the College of Graduate Studies. Chen is currently the Louis I. Jaffe Professor of Political Science and department chair at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.); he also holds the Changjiang Scholar Professorship from the Ministry of Education State Council in the People’s Republic of China. He takes u...
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Avista Utilities Establishes University of Idaho Graduate Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Program
Posted: Monday, March 28 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The importance of water resource issues and the need for environmental stewardship have inspired Avista Corp., a Spokane, Wash.-based energy company, to establish an annual scholarship for graduate students in the pioneering Waters of the West program at the University of Idaho. “Waters of the West is a relatively new program that has already gained some success, promin...
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Law | Engineering | College of Graduate Studies | Jan Boll | Water Resources | Research | News Release | Scholarships | Graduate Education | Natural Resources
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Dissertation Defense: Jamie Rundhaug
Posted: Monday, February 14 2011
Doctoral candidate in Education, Jamie Rundhaug, will defend her dissertation entitled: "Eating, Exercise, and Motivation in Male Marathon Runners: Exploring Risk Factors" on March 2, at 11 a.m. in ED 216. All are welcome to attend.
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Researchers Investigate Barriers to Education and Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Posted: Tuesday, November 23 2010
This summer, the Micron Foundation awarded University of Idaho a $1.2 million gift to support social science research for developing a better understanding of the barriers to STEM learning and careers in Idaho.
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Shreeve and Renfrew Earn Prestigious Recognition from American Chemical Society
Posted: Tuesday, August 3 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The scientific leadership of two University of Idaho faculty members has been honored by the American Chemical Society, the prestigious scientific society. Jean’ne Shreeve, professor of chemistry, and Malcolm Renfrew, professor emeritus of chemistry, have been named as 2010 ACS Fellows. “The American Chemical Society Fellows program is a distinguished affirmation of the critical ...
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Dissertation Defense: Przemyslaw Brejna
Posted: Thursday, July 22 2010
Doctoral candidate in chemistry, Przemyslaw Brejna, will defend his dissertation entitled, "Application of galvanic displacement for the preparation of substrates for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy" on July 27, at 9 a.m. in REN 104.
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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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Von Braun to Pursue International Research Opportunities, Interdisciplinary and Diversity Initiatives
Posted: Friday, May 21 2010
Margrit von Braun, dean of the College of Graduate Studies, has decided to step down as dean and return to the faculty in order to pursue international research opportunities that will have distinct benefits for the University of Idaho. She also will complete specific initiatives in interdisciplinary and diversity programs and grants. The change takes effect on June 27, 2010. In her new half-time...
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New Graduate Program Builds Interdisciplinary Education with Sustainability Focus
Posted: Monday, April 26 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho launched a new Professional Science Master’s program in Natural Resources and Environmental Science on Monday. The PSM is offered as part of the university’s master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and is one of a select few in the nation that specializes in natural resources, environmental science and water resources. The PSM i...
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New Courses for Sustainability Distance Education to be Created through Sustainable Idaho Grants
Posted: Monday, April 26 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Five University of Idaho faculty will receive grants totaling almost $20,000 from the Sustainable Idaho Strategic Initiative through its annual Greening the Curriculum grant competition. The grants will fund the development of new online courses to expand the university’s distance education curriculum related to sustainability. Selected projects have interdisciplinary ap...
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College of Graduate Studies | Greg Möller | Gary Johnson | Michael O'Rourke | Research | News Release | Sustainability
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First Native American in Space Charts New Frontier in Indigenous STEM Graduate Program
Posted: Friday, April 23 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho professor Ed Galindo is at the forefront of a collective effort to introduce an innovative Indigenous Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (ISTEM) graduate studies program, aimed at providing accessible, relevant graduate level education to Native Americans. The effort is supported by Native faculty and staff m...
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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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Pooling for Strength: New Optical Imaging Center Creates One-Stop Scientific Shop for Researchers
Posted: Tuesday, April 20 2010
In a step designed to both create greater work efficiencies and increase collaborations, the University of Idaho has created an Optical Imaging Center: a centralized service center designed to meet the advanced optical microscopy needs of all faculty and students.
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Graduate Students Advocate Nationally for Parks and Recreation Issues
Posted: Tuesday, April 13 2010
By Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – When Kevin Johnston took his University of Idaho graduate-level recreation class to the National Recreation and Park Legislative Forum in Washington, D.C., over spring break, the group was well prepared to advocate for policies applicable to their field of study. Their preparation was a result of their graduate course, “Policy Analysis and H...
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Memories in the Painting: MFA Thesis Exhibit at Prichard Art Gallery Opens April 16
Posted: Tuesday, March 30 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho master's of fine arts degree candidates will exhibit their works in an MFA Thesis Exhibit at the Prichard Art Gallery April 16 through May 8. An opening reception will take place at the gallery on Friday, April 16, from 5-8 p.m. “This year's candidates provide a great variety of work” said Roger Rowley, director of the Prichard Art Gallery. "Painters, printmake...
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Borah Symposium to Address National and International Social Media Use and Issues
Posted: Monday, March 22 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho's 2010 Borah Symposium, entitled "@Peace @War – Global Action through Social Media," will explore the connections between information technology, social media, war and building peace. The event, scheduled for April 5-7, is free and open to the public. The symposium opens Monday, April 5, at 7 p.m. with a screening of “Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Count...
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Ken Cain
Posted: Monday, February 22 2010
Associate Professor of Fishery Resources
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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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Lunar Power Solutions Could Impact Earth
Posted: Wednesday, December 23 2009
Researching the best way to store energy for future lunar colonies could help solve energy issues back on Earth.
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Engineering | College of Graduate Studies | David Atkinson | Joseph Law | Herbert Hess | Electrical Engineering | Research | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features
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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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Capitalizing on Innovation
Posted: Wednesday, October 28 2009
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is celebrating the accomplishments of several faculty, staff and students who – through developing innovative technologies – have furthered the university’s mission as a land-grant institution to improve the lives of Idahoans and Americans. Faculty, staff and students will receive inaugural Innovation Awards on Friday, Nov. 6. They...
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Science | Engineering | College of Graduate Studies | Chien Wai | Kenneth Cain | Ronald Crawford | Harriet Shaklee | Jeffrey Stark | Research | News Release
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To Boldly Go: University of Idaho's Gregson to Coordinate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiatives Aimed at Next Generations
Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – With an eye toward inspiring the next generation of leaders, the University of Idaho will coordinate its institutional efforts in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math – known as STEM. The land-grant university has asked Jim Gregson, professor of adult, career and technology education in the College of Education, to...
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Graduate Writing Assistance Now Provided at the Writing Center.
Posted: Monday, September 28 2009
The Writing Center is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, September 21, Amy Ross will serve as our graduate student writing consultant, providing support and advice to graduate students who are writing and editing theses, dissertations, or other graduate-level texts. For more extensive editorial work, students may be referred to a professional editor. For now, we suggest that graduate stu...
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University of Idaho Wins $3.2 Million Renewal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research and Education Project
Posted: Thursday, September 17 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – A successful educational partnership between the University of Idaho and Costa Rica's Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center to train graduate students will continue with a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship program, or IGERT, is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdi...
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Idaho Water Monitoring Partnership Honored as Nation’s Top Innovative Program
Posted: Tuesday, September 15 2009
KIMBERLY, Idaho – University of Idaho water resources engineer Rick Allen’s high tech method that employs satellite imagery to track water usage down to the level of individual fields helped the Idaho Department of Water Resources address vital issues. Monday, the state agency - university partnership won the prestigious national Innovations in American Government Award from Harvard University’s ...
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New Research Center Targets Chlamydia’s Climate and Chromosomes
Posted: Friday, September 4 2009
Scientists from the University of Idaho are teaming up with colleagues around the world to wage a genetic war against chlamydia. The five-year, $12.5 million project will use genetic sequencing to learn more about the number one reported sexually transmitted infection in the world.
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Science | College of Graduate Studies | Statistical Science | Biological Sciences | Larry Forney | Zaid Abdo | Statistical Science | Bioinformatics and Computational Biology | Research | News Release | COGS homepage
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Student Graduate Project Encourages Environmental Awareness and Stewardship for the Land
Posted: Friday, August 7 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – When it comes to community sharing and support centered on the environment, education and sustainability, the Moscow-Pullman community is tops. University of Idaho student Anne Izard found that out when she began her master’s degree research project last fall. Izard worked with McDonald Elementary School second and sixth graders to create a visual outdoor classroom garden space i...
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Nuclear Research Gets Second Helping of Funding
Posted: Thursday, June 25 2009
June 25, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will receive $177,000 for nuclear research infrastructure and $20,000 in student scholarships, thanks to continuing support from the Department of Energy. The funds come from the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) awards, which distributed approximately $44 million nationally for research and development in Ma...
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Students Help Apply Idaho Expertise to Senegal Lead Contamination Cleanup
Posted: Wednesday, May 13 2009
May 13, 2009 Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW, Idaho – The tragic deaths of more than 30 Senegalese children near Dakar first posed a mystery in 2008. “When it first started, they thought it was a biological epidemic, something like meningitis,” said Margrit von Braun, University of Idaho College of Graduate Studies dean. Then the awful reality of lead’s toxic shadow emerged as scientists ide...
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Idaho Receives Big Return on Nuclear Investments
Posted: Monday, May 11 2009
May 11, 2009 CORRECTION: The state of Idaho did not receive the most funding of any state in the country from the 2009 Nuclear Energy University Program Research and Development Awards. North Carolina received $125,225 more, making Idaho second. Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho’s investment in nuclear energy research is already paying off for the...
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Multi-Million Dollar Grant Puts University of Idaho Scientists in Idaho-WA Schools to Enhance Water Resources Education
Posted: Tuesday, April 28 2009
April 27, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has received a $2.94 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a water resources project that connects the research community with middle and high school classrooms in rural northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The five-year project pairs graduate-level research scientists with middle and high school science teachers to enha...
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University of Idaho Education Student Receives Governor’s Award
Posted: Monday, April 27 2009
April 27, 2009 Written by Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho graduate student and College of Education Wright Fellow Salvatore Lorenzen recently was recognized by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter for his exceptional efforts as a Post Falls high school science teacher. Lorenzen received the 2009 Governor’s Industry Award for Notable Teaching in Science (GIANTS) during a ceremony at th...
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Doctoral Engineering Students Receive National Awards
Posted: Thursday, April 23 2009
April 23, 2009 Photos are available www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Megan Blackburn MOSCOW, Idaho – Two University of Idaho graduate engineering students recently received national recognition at The Golden Torch Awards in Las Vegas, Nev. The awards, which honor the best and brightest in technology, concluded the 35th Annual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Conventio...
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University of Idaho Honors Teaching, Research, Outreach and Advising Achievements
Posted: Monday, April 20 2009
April 20, 2009 Written by Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho faculty, staff and students will be honored at a ceremony later today for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, outreach and advising. The annual Excellence Awards banquet will take place at 6 p.m. at the University Inn Best Western, 1516 Pullman Rd. in Moscow. Research or Creative...
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