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Native American TV Anchor, Activist Hattie Kauffman to Speak at UI Convocation

Posted Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho will welcome back students, staff and faculty members on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, with its annual University Convocation ceremony. This year’s speaker is Hattie Kauffman, a well-known TV anchor and national correspondent. A member of the Nez Perce tribe, Kauffman was born in Grangeville, Idaho, and grew up in Seattle, Washington. Read more

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Volunteers Needed to Mentor First-Year Students

Posted Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Academic Coaching is a program that promotes the on-going efforts to enhance first year academic success and retention at the University of Idaho. The Housing & Residence Life Student Success Program is excited to provide this opportunity to our first-year students for the second time this fall.
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'Biochar' could help fix land, air and water

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Greg Moller and and Dan Strawn might have produced the world's first carbon negative advanced water treatment process, because it uses biochar - charcoal made from wood - that can be later used by farmers as fertilizer. Read more

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Retirement Celebration for Kristin Johnson Aug. 31

Posted Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Join CALS Advancement in celebrating Kristin Johnson's 33½ years of dedicated service to the University of Idaho. A retirement celebration is set for 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Tom and Diana Nicholson Ag Biotech Interaction Court. For information, please contact Tiffani Stubblefield at or 208-885-8606.

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Jim Lyle Outstanding Alumni Winner William Frederiksen Dies

Posted Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:30:00 -0700

William K. Frederiksen died on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Known as "Billy," "Ripper," and "Uncle Bill," Frederiksen was born in Idaho Falls on June 25, 1959. His parents were Howard Edward and Josephine (Joy Lawson) Frederiksen. Bill had three siblings: Kristine and Kevin (twins) and Janice. He graduated from Clark County High School in Dubois, Idaho, and then the University of Idaho in Moscow. His degree in agriculture served him well, as he worked with his dad, Howard, and uncle, Horace, at the family ranch in Kilgore, Idaho. Then he took over the operation of the farm and ranch at Dubois. Read more


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