University of Idaho News
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:48:00 -0800Nine local authors will present short excerpts from unpublished works during a Sneak Peeks Reading at BookPeople of Moscow, part of the eighth annual University of Idaho Hemingway Festival. The reading is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, March 3. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:16:00 -0800The University of Idaho Staff Council is seeking a staff member interested in representating staff on the Faculty Senate. This is a two-year term that runs from August through July. If you are interested, please seek the approval of your supervisor and then fill out this application form. This is a great way for a committed staff member to take an active role in our university's shared governance. Learn more about our Faculty Senate here. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:30:00 -0800Madeleine Phelan, of Idaho Falls, is saving the environment one “swag bag” at a time. Phelan, a sophomore studying accounting at the University of Idaho, recently was awarded a $1,986.50 grant by the university’s Sustainability Center to fund her student-led project, “Sustain-a-Swag-Bag.” Read more
Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:39:00 -0800The UI Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) has appointed Lokesh Mohan as its new licensing associate. Mohan will report to OTT director Jeremy Tamsen and will manage and administer the university's portfolio of intellectual property related to life sciences. He will educate faculty about the commercialization process, encourage new invention disclosures, develop marketing and commercialization strategies, assist with patent portfolio management, and negotiate contracts with industrial partners. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:55:00 -0800Kurt Olsson, Ph.D., who served as dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Idaho from 1990 to 2002, and was a longtime member of UI's Department of English, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.