University of Idaho News
Posted Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:13:00 -0700The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to fund a wildfire photography exhibition. The $15,000 grant, part of $82 million NEA Chairman Jane Chu approved to fund local arts projects across the country, will allow the Prichard to exhibit “Conflagration, the Wildfire Photography of Kari Greer.” The grant is one of 1,029 Art Works grants out of 1,728 submissions, ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 funded with the most recent grant award. Read more
Posted Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:50:00 -0700Stay informed about key construction-related projects on and near campus by checking the UI Division of Infrastructure webpage. New this week: The Latah Repair and Repaving project (Phase I) is scheduled to begin Monday, July 17. The road work will impact driver, bicyclist and pedestrian travel on Highway 8 from the State Line to Jackson Street. More details at uidaho.edu/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, don't hesitate to call or email UI Facilities for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-885-6246. Read more
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.