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UI Students and Faculty Awarded Sustainability and Community Outreach Grants
Posted: Wednesday, February 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the Office of Community Partnerships have awarded grants totaling more than $13,900 to five students and three faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year. The UI Sustainability Center’s student-led grant program facilitates student engagement in building campus sustainability by awarding up to $9,000 each year to student...
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News Release | Sustainability | Grants | University of Idaho | environment | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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UI Team Researches Price of Drug Trafficking on Forests in Central America
Posted: Tuesday, February 4
MOSCOW, Idaho — A group of researchers found something unexpected during their work in Central America: the deep scars drug trafficking is leaving on sensitive landscape. The research team, including Erik Nielsen, a University of Idaho alum, and Spencer Plumb, a UI doctoral student, was focused on sustainable practices, geography and earth sciences when they noticed signs of “narco-d...
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News Release | Sustainability | Natural Resources | University of Idaho | Soil and Land Resources
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Decrease on UI Campus
Posted: Wednesday, January 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – As the uncertainty regarding future climate change looms overhead, the University of Idaho is doing its part to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, emissions during 2011 on the UI campus decreased 12.5 percent compared to 2005. The UI conducts an annual GHG inventory in accordance with the requirements of the American College and University Presidents’ Clima...
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News Release | Sustainability | UI Campus | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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UI Taps Salant to Lead McClure Center
Posted: Monday, December 9 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has appointed Priscilla Salant as the interim director of the James A. and Louise McClure Center, beginning in January 2014. Based at the university’s Boise Center, Salant is the founding director of the Office of Community Partnerships, which supports Idaho communities through research and student projects focused on local priorities. She has ...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Provost Staff | Priscilla Salant | News Release | Katherine Aiken | University of Idaho | Amanda Cairo | Office of Community Partnerships | The Martin School
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Against the Grain: UI Students Create New Architecture With Wood Products
Posted: Thursday, December 5 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Taking inspiration from their own backyard, University of Idaho architecture students are finding new ways to use wood in architecture with the help of the Idaho Forest Products Commission’s Best Use of Idaho Wood Architecture Design Awards. Winning designs will be recognized during a luncheon, featuring guest speakers architect Chris Patano and Kevin Esser, chief fina...
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Natural Resources | Art & Architecture | Architecture | Bruce Haglund | News Release | Architecture | Forest Products | Amanda Cairo | CNR
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Lessons from Taylor Ranch: Students Share Experiences Dec. 11
Posted: Wednesday, December 4 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The inaugural class of 11 Semester in the Wild students will talk about their experiences living and learning in Idaho’s backcountry on Dec. 11 from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons Building on the University of Idaho campus. The event is free and open to the public. Semester in the Wild is sponsored by the College of Natural Resources and featur...
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Natural Resources | News Release | University of Idaho | CNR
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UI Report Details Idaho’s Hispanic Students’ Attitudes and Experiences
Posted: Thursday, November 14 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Hispanic students make up the fastest growing demographic group in Idaho’s education system, according to a report prepared by the University of Idaho in partnership with the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs. They have very high aspirations for continuing education beyond high school but face challenges in terms of achievement and understanding what’s involved...
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Science | Engineering | Education | Research | News Release | University of Idaho | Moscow | Office of Community Partnerships | Melinda Hamilton
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Research Project Explores Socioeconomic Aspects of Bioenergy Development
Posted: Monday, July 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Office of Community Partnerships is launching a research project to better understand the potential socioeconomic effects of using forest biomass to produce energy.
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News Release | Office of Community Partnerships
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New Indicators Website a One-Stop Shop for Idaho County and Reservation Data
Posted: Tuesday, June 18 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aiming to take the hard work out of finding and analyzing state and federal data for Idaho a new website, developed by University of Idaho’s Office of Community Partnerships (OCP), offers up-to-date socioeconomic data for Idaho’s counties and Native American reservations to help understand community characteristics and trends. At a time when finding reliable da...
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Priscilla Salant | News Release | Office of Community Partnerships
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U-Idaho’s Holthuijzen Selected as Udall Scholar
Posted: Monday, April 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — University of Idaho junior, Wieteke Holthuijzen, has been selected as a 2013 Udall Scholar, only one of 50 in the nation and the only Idaho scholar this year. “It is such an honor to be selected for this scholarship; I don’t think that it has really sunk in yet,” said Holthuijzen, from Boise. “To receive this level of recognition really means a lot- i...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Environmental Science | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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