University of Idaho News
Posted Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700Official overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho increased to 11,780 for fall 2016, up 3.6 percent from 11,371 in fall 2015. Enrollment this fall is higher than it was when President Chuck Staben joined UI in 2014. And it is the first overall enrollment increase since 2012. Enrollment is up in several key areas including first-time undergraduate (resident and non-resident) and underrepresented students. Read more
Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0700Thinking about quitting tobacco? Enroll in the Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Course hosted by Vandal Health Education and Public Health-Idaho North Central District. This course is geared to help participants increase their motivation to quit, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide them in making a successful quit attempt. This course consists of four classes held 12-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9 and 16. Courses are located in the Vandal Health Ed Resource Room in the Student Rec Center. Register online at http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/vandal-health-education/my-health/tobacco/cessation/classes. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700Found only in a critically endangered ecosystem known as the Palouse prairie, a storied giant was long thought to be extinct. Only a handful of sightings have been reported since the 1970s. Today, there are only 10 of these animals in captivity in the world. Seeing a rare species is one of the highlights of a naturalist’s life — and earlier this month, in Moscow, Idaho, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to see one.
Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0700Two University of Idaho students recently received scholarships for the 2016/17 academic year from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - DAAD), the largest funding organization in the world supporting the international exchange of students and scholars.
Posted Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0700Long-time chemical engineering professor and UI Academy of Engineers member Louis "Lou" L. Edwards Jr. passed away July 25, 2016. Lou retired from the University of Idaho in 2012 after 50 years of teaching and inspiring students. Read more