University of Idaho News
Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0700On Thursday, Aug 25, the University of Idaho and Coeur d’Alene-based fiberoptics company Fatbeam will celebrate a $3.2 million donation of high speed fiber optics and internet access to UI’s Research Park in Post Falls.
Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:00:00 -0700The College of Engineering welcomes thirteen new faculty to Moscow and UI Engineering in Boise for the 2016-17 academic year. Several new faculty in Moscow will support the college's focus in cyber physical control systems and cybersecurity in general. Vishal Saxena has been appointed the new Micron Endowed Professor in Microelectronics. Formerly of Boise State University, Saxena is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and was recently named one of Idaho's Accomplished Under 40 by the Idaho Business Review. Read more
Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:00:00 -0700David Pimentel never expected his decision to enroll in law school would lead him to a life trekking the globe with his wife and six children. Pimentel, 53, arrived in Moscow only last year after he accepted a position with the University of Idaho College of Law as an associate professor.
Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0700The College of Graduate Studies hosted its bi-annual TA/RA Institute on Friday, Aug. 19. We had over 140 new Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants attend this event, many of whom were brand new graduate students as well. We would like to thank all of the individuals who were involved in our Fall 2016 TA/RA Institute. Our students were exposed to a wide range of topics that will help them succeed as Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants this year. Thank you to our presenters: Lysa Salsbury, Jesse Martinez, Cheri Cole, Barb Beatty, Emilie McLarnan, and Dr. Sharon Fritz. Thank you for your amazing presentations and involvement. Read more
Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0700Former UI Professor Thomas Newman Fairchild died on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Tom died at home with his wife, Linda Britton-Fairchild, his son, David Fairchild, and his daughter, Megan Pestka, present at his side. His children had great love and admiration for their father and visited him as often as they could during his last years. Read more