University of Idaho News
Posted Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:13:00 -0700BOISE — The University of Idaho Boise is hosting its second year of STEM-focused summer camps in Nampa through the DIG'nIT program, an initiative aimed to increase awareness and interest in science and technology. A group of teachers and middle school students will receive training and explore the growing field of computer programing and coding during the weeklong summer camp in mid-July. Read more
Posted Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:59:00 -0700It's great to be a Vandal, so let's help spread the world. Share your Vandal story on Twitter and Instagram using the @uidaho handle and #MyTopCollege. You could help UI win this summer's Forbes crown for the buzz-worthiest school spirit. Make sure to keep your profile open. We'll sweeten the deal by entering all participants in a drawing for a pair of Vandal camp chairs.
Posted Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:00:00 -0700After 30 years leading the University of Idaho's Auditorium Chamber Music Series, Mary DuPree is ready to venture into something new — retirement. But retirement doesn't mean DuPree is going to step away from community outreach. She now leads the Palouse chapter of the Citizen's Climate Lobby. The 72-year-old first moved to Moscow in 1971 when she was offered a job to teach music at the UI. As a musicologist, she focuses on music through the lens of history, theory and aesthetics, she said. Read more
Posted Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:29:00 -0700Rosalie Sorrels — an Idaho singer, songwriter, storyteller and folk music legend with a career that spanned more than 50 years — died late Sunday night at her daughter Holly Marizu’s home in Reno, where Sorrels lived for the past two and a half years.