Posted Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:30:00 -0700Poet and writer Michael McGriff, assistant professor of creative writing, in the University of Idaho’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, will celebrate his latest collection of poems, “Early Hour,” during a reading and book unveiling at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24 at BookPeople of Moscow, 521 S. Main Street, Moscow. Read more
Posted Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:18:00 -0700Gather your friends, family, and paint brushes and join Housing & Residence Life for its 28th annual Paint the Palouse community service project, which begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26. Read more
Posted Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:43:00 -0700University of Idaho medical students will be given white coats and stethoscopes during a ceremony Thursday that signals their entry into the WWAMI Medical Education Program. Idaho WWAMI alumni and officials from the University of Washington School of Medicine are scheduled to hand the white coats and stethoscopes to about 40 students during the annual ceremony, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. UI President Chuck Staben and Jeff Seegmiller, director of the Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program, also will speak at the event.
Posted Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:59:00 -0700As students begin returning to Moscow this week, the University of Idaho is pleased to announce it has awarded more than $25 million in scholarship support to students for the 2017-18 academic year. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery presents “Stephen Glueckert: All Mixed Up,” a survey of Glueckert’s prolific art career from the 1970s to present. Included are early films, handmade games, drawings, conceptual pieces, drawing machines, collages, interactive sculptures and inventive mixed media assemblages. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:10:00 -0700The College of Natural Resources Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences is seeking film submissions for its first annual Fish & Wildlife Film Festival. The event is being held as part of 75th anniversary celebration of the department. Filmmakers at all levels are encouraged to submit original films with a natural resource focus. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0700A staged reading of “Conversations of My Mothers” by Micki Panttaja will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the University of Idaho Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Way, Moscow. Read more
Posted Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:14:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law welcomes its first class of first-year law students to its Boise location this week. New student orientation begins Tuesday, Aug. 15, and continues through Aug. 18. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 21. Read more
Posted Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:33:00 -0700University of Idaho and city of Moscow leadership will join more than 1,000 University of Idaho students serving the Palouse community on Saturday, Aug. 19. During this year’s annual Serving Your New Community (SYNC) event, President Chuck Staben, Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek, Dean of Students Blaine Eckles, Associate Dean of Students Hassel Morrison and Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert will join UI’s first-year students in spending the day assisting nonprofit organizations around the area. Service events are divided into a morning session 9-11:30 a.m. and afternoon session 1-3:30 p.m. Read more
Posted Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:13:00 -0700For the past eight decades, the University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts, part of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, has brought audiences inspiring, captivating and thought-provoking work showcasing the directing, acting and designing talent of student and professional artists. The 2017-18 season continues this legacy with a lineup featuring a West Coast premiere, a holiday musical, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a suspenseful classic drama. Read more
Posted Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:30:00 -0700University of Idaho students, staff and faculty members will enjoy an inspiring welcome back message from alumnus David Vobora during this year’s University Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.
Posted Mon, 07 Aug 2017 08:11:00 -0700International theater artist and activist Marco Magoa will give a free presentation on his personal experience with recent political upheaval in the Arab world at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Vandal Ballroom at the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more
Posted Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:42:00 -0700A University of Idaho project examining changes in the amino acids that are the building blocks of life and how they lead to changes in living things was awarded a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant, awarded to Associate Professor F. Marty Ytreberg in the Department of Physics in UI’s College of Science, is among eight projects totaling $41 Read more
Posted Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:42:00 -0700University of Idaho experts in natural resources, planetary science, physics and literature are available to speak to media about the scientific, educational and cultural impacts of this summer’s rare solar eclipse. Read more
Posted Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:44:00 -0700A researcher in the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) has been awarded $25,000 in grant funding from the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium for a project that will use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) – also called a drone – to gather data to assess forests and streams from the sky. Read more
Posted Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:14:00 -0700BOISE — The Idaho Division of Career and Technical Education has awarded the University of Idaho College of Education Career and Technical Education program $271,796.00 in grant funding to conduct the InSpIRE to Educate, Educate to InSpIRE teacher preparation project.
Posted Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:45:00 -0700A free performance of William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” will be presented at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 29, at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Free parking is available on Stadium Drive and in the parking lot across from the theater. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:20:00 -0700A noted bee expert will headline a “Pollinators in Peril” series of events in Sandpoint Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1-2, focusing on the importance of pollinators and how to help them.
Posted Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:14:00 -0700A team of researchers led by a University of Idaho soil scientist will continue working to help wheat farmers adapt to changing conditions by testing new strategies. The project led by soil scientist Jodi Johnson-Maynard will explore the use of winter legumes and cover crops with cattle grazing at several locations in the Inland Northwest.
Posted Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:00 -0700Researchers from the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) have developed a map that shows the likelihood of clear viewing of the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. This map documents the probability of clear sky based upon location and was developed using 16 years of daily satellite observations from the MODIS sensor onboard the Terra Satellite, which is operated by NASA. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0700BOISE — This fall the University of Idaho will deliver the first two years of the Bachelor of Science architecture degree program at the UI Boise Urban Design Center. The Urban Design Center currently offers graduate programs in architecture, bioregional planning and landscape architecture.
Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:28:00 -0700Digital storytelling has exploded with the near-universal access to technologies of production — from smartphone videos to the creation of virtual worlds. Employers are looking for graduates who can create media products that meet professional standards as well as graduates whose critical understanding of history and theory leads to innovation.
Posted Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:17:00 -0700Middle school students will learn to code using iPads during the Coding Swift with iPad camp July 17-21 at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. The camp is one of several that the center hosts as part of the DIG’NIT summer camp program. Read more
Posted Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:19:00 -0700Interest and enrollment in the University of Idaho’s inaugural online undergraduate degrees continue to increase as the programs enter their second year.
Approved by the Idaho State Board of Education in 2016, the university’s online undergraduate degrees are administered by UI’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
Posted Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:00:00 -0700"Summer Breezes and Sweet Sounds," the annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers, will bring music to the University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden on Monday, July 10. The free concert will begin at 7 p.m. on the west side of the upper pond in the Arboretum on Nez Perce Drive, near the UI golf course. Dan Bukvich, professor in the Lionel Hampton School of Music, is organizing a program highlighting various local musicians. The concert is sponsored by Arboretum Associates and UI's Lionel Hampton School of Music.
Posted Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:46:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Advising Services Director Andrew Brewick has moved to a new role as executive director of the UI Global Student Success Program. The Global Student Success Program (GSSP) will help to increase UI’s international student community and help those students gain the necessary skills needed to excel in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. GSSP students will study in an on-campus pathway program located on the UI Moscow campus.
Posted Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:27:00 -0700More than 15 students from the University of Idaho College of Law are serving the public interest pro bono this summer, thanks to awards from the college’s Summer Public Interest Fund Program. The program awarded about $37,000 to students working for nonprofits and legal organizations in Idaho, Washington, Alaska, Utah, and Tennessee. Read more
Posted Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:59:00 -0700University of Idaho agricultural researchers will display their work Tuesday, June 27, at the Parker Farm, one mile east of Moscow along State Highway 8 toward Troy, 1025 Plant Science Road. The field day sponsored by the UI College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will begin with registration at 8 a.m. The field tour will begin at 9 a.m., featuring updates from weed and crop researchers. The event is free and open to the public.
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 10:50:00 -0700University of Idaho researchers will soon have the ability to manipulate material at the nanoscale with a new instrument funded by a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The FEI Scios DualBeam FIB SEM system combines a powerful scanning electron microscope (SEM) with a high-energy focused ion beam (FIB), which researchers can use to add or remove material at the molecular level. It is the first instrument of its kind in the area. Read more
Posted Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:47:00 -0700As part of the Latino Pre-College Outreach Project, a UI employee will work out of the Jerome middle and high schools to provide students and their families with mentorship and educational development. Forty Latino students will be selected for the first program year, which includes school-year mentoring and tutoring, family support and education on higher education; and summer programs focused on hands-on learning. An evaluation of the project will determine the feasibility of expansion to include additional cohorts. Read more
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 12:28:00 -0700The University of Idaho got a boost from the U.S. Forest Service as part of a national movement to expand use of wood products in construction. A highly competitive Wood Innovation Grant will help kick into high gear the construction of the Idaho Arena, a 4,700-seat sports and activity center on the Moscow campus. Read more
Posted Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:06:00 -0700For the second time in less than a month, a University of Idaho building has received LEED Gold certification honors for its design and construction, this time for an innovative building renovation. The College of Education building, located on the Moscow campus, was built in 1969 and recently underwent a two-year, $17 million remodel that earned the building the sustainability certification. UI’s Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) also has earned LEED Gold honors. Read more
Posted Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:16:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources (CNR) has hired Jason Karl as the first Harold F. and Ruth M. Heady Endowed Chair of Rangeland Ecology. Karl earned his bachelor’s degree in wildlife resources and his master’s degree in environmental science from UI before pursuing his doctorate from Michigan State University, which he completed in 2009. He is currently a rangeland scientist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Jornada Experimental Range in New Mexico, where he was named USDA-ARS Early Career Scientist of the Year for 2016. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:59:00 -0700The opening film for the University of Idaho's 2017 Screen on the Green film series has been moved indoors to the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center because of the weather. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:53:00 -0700The annual Snake River Pest Management Research tours are planned June 20 and 21 at the University of Idaho’s Kimberly and Aberdeen Research and Extension Centers. The tours will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and conclude at noon with a sponsored lunch in both locations. Pesticide applicator recertification credits will be available. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:27:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law will host the 2017 Idaho Teachers’ Institute on Law-Related Civic Education June 15-16 at the Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center in Boise. The Institute is a program developed in cooperation with Idaho’s federal and state courts. Teachers from across Idaho are attending, including Hayden, Terreton, Chubbuck, Malad City, Blackfoot, Fruitland, Grangeville and Idaho Falls. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:43:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor news anchor Karole Honas ’77 for her achievements and service to the university at the Idaho Falls Silver and Gold Brunch on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The event is at 10 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Idaho Falls. Read more
Posted Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:00:00 -0700Two photography exhibits, each representing work that is widely received, but for very different reasons, open next week at the Prichard Art Gallery. In “Kelli Connell, Double Life: Fifteen Years,” Connell’s large-format digital images question the sexuality and gender roles that shape intimate relationships. Read more
Posted Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:03:00 -0700The University of Idaho and Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that Shawn Dowiak has accepted the position as Assistant Dean of Students and director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, effective July 3. Read more
Posted Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:00:00 -0700A team led by University of Idaho researchers is calling into question a widely publicized 2016 study that concluded eastern and red wolves are not distinct species, but rather recent hybrids of gray wolves and coyotes. In a comment paper that published today in the journal Science Advances, the team examines the previous study and argues that its genomic data and analyses do not definitively prove recent hybridization — but rather provide support for the genetic and evolutionary distinctiveness of red and eastern wolves. Read more
Posted Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:36:00 -0700Natural resource researchers at Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho are gearing up for a late-summer summit aimed at addressing food, energy and water challenges as interconnected, regional issues. The August meeting in Hermiston, Ore. — centrally located to many National Science Foundation-funded research projects — represents the second step of a collaboration that began with an April workshop in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Posted Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:02:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Vandal Health Education program is offering the nationally recognized Mental Health First Aid training course for community members this July. Mental Health First Aid is a certification program that helps participants understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health-related crisis. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:57:00 -0700Ten University of Idaho proposals were selected for funding through the Office of Research and Economic Development 2017 Equipment and Infrastructure Support Award program. The program supports equipment purchases, upgrades and repairs to enhance research, scholarship and creative activity at the university. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:02:00 -0700The community and area photography enthusiasts are invited to enjoy a special presentation by renowned photographer Ken Sklute from 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the UI Administration Building Auditorium. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Jun 2017 08:55:00 -0700The new shower facility at the University of Idaho McCall Field Campus is the next step in a large community focused facilities expansion and will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting at noon Mountain time Thursday, June 8, with UI President Chuck Staben and the UI Foundation Board of Directors in attendance. Read more
Posted Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:20:00 -0700In the last 10 days, President Donald Trump has announced he will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement and introduced a presidential budget filled with reductions in funds for environmental agencies. Read more
Posted Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:20:00 -0700On behalf of the University of Idaho Foundation, Inc. and Board Chair Karen Gowland, the University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Joy Fisher has been promoted to the position of executive director of the University of Idaho Foundation, effective May 28, 2017. Read more
Posted Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:31:00 -0700Community members are invited to join the University of Idaho for a summer movie series filled with action, ghosts, aliens, music and baseball, during the 2017 Screen on the Green. Read more
Posted Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:55:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a revitalized summer music camp on June 18-24, restarting a tradition that lasted over 50 years. Read more
Posted Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:31:00 -0700The University of Idaho has chosen “Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts” by social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson as its Common Read for 2017-18.
Posted Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:14:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Katherine Himes has accepted the position of director of the James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research, effective in early September.
Posted Wed, 31 May 2017 12:06:00 -0700The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) — the University of Idaho’s world-class interdisciplinary research facility — officially received LEED Gold certification this month. It is the first UI building to achieve this honor. Read more
Posted Wed, 31 May 2017 11:02:00 -0700The University of Idaho, in partnership with Idaho’s Division of Public Works, will invest more than $2 million this summer to protect the historic architecture and improve the safety of the Administration Building at the heart of the Moscow campus. Read more
Posted Wed, 31 May 2017 10:52:00 -0700A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week set aside a $4 million verdict against two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies who shot two people after entering the couple’s home in Southern California. Read more
Posted Wed, 31 May 2017 10:45:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alternative Service Break program, which connects volunteer students with service projects around the region and world, has been named the nation’s top program for 2017. Read more
Posted Tue, 30 May 2017 17:00:00 -0700The Summer of Science starts Saturday, June 3, at the Moscow Farmers Market with a series of programs and events to help young children have fun while learning about science and practicing its basic skills. Young scientists can pick up a free kit to equip them with the tools of science from the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences tent at the market. The college is sponsoring the Summer of Science events. Read more
Posted Tue, 30 May 2017 15:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) has named its inaugural class of ORED Faculty and Staff Fellows. The ORED Faculty and Staff Fellows program is intended to foster collaboration across the university, provide a development opportunity for faculty and staff members to explore administrative roles and build leadership capacity, and assist ORED with special initiatives and strategic planning across the research enterprise. Read more
Posted Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development program can boast more than a century of helping young people learn leadership and good judgment in hitting targets — ranging from earning blue ribbons for sewing projects to mastering animal showmanship at county fairs.
Posted Thu, 25 May 2017 09:02:00 -0700The University of Idaho has completed an internal review of the rocket fuel explosion that occurred on the Moscow campus on April 13, 2017. An ad hoc internal committee was appointed by the Office of Public Safety and Security at the request of Dan Ewart, vice president of infrastructure.
Posted Tue, 23 May 2017 11:43:00 -0700Registration is open and educators can submit proposals for the third annual Idaho Dance Education Organization (IDEO) conference this fall hosted by the University of Idaho Dance Program. K-12 educators, dance and physical education teachers, dance studio owners and early childhood professionals have until June 1 to submit proposals to present at the conference on Saturday, Oct. 28. Read more
Posted Mon, 22 May 2017 10:59:00 -0700The internationally recognized BASI Pilates Mat Teacher Training Program will return to the University of Idaho campus this fall. Registration is open for the program, which is scheduled for Sept. 1-3, 2017, and April 27-29, 2018, in the University of Idaho Physical Education Building. Participants who complete the program go on to teach Pilates at fitness centers, dance studios and physical therapy clinics.
Posted Wed, 17 May 2017 14:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Kim O’Neill has been promoted to the position of associate vice president of development in University Advancement, effective May 29. O’Neill has worked at UI since 2005, and has led the development and communications team in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences since July 2014. She has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Washington State University. O’Neill is on the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Latah County Fair Board and Farmers Market Commission. Read more
Posted Mon, 15 May 2017 09:24:00 -0700The University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department is offering a three-week summer drama camp for kids ages 6 to 16, from noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 10-28. Early bird registration before June 15 is $190 per person. After June 15, registration is $230 per person. Registration forms are available now at http://www.uidaho.edu/class/theatre/productions-and-events/drama-camp. Read more
Posted Fri, 12 May 2017 09:10:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alumni Association will support the Idaho Arena on the Moscow campus with a $500,000 commitment of funds over the next nine years. The UIAA Board of Directors unanimously approved the investment at their board meeting Thursday, May 11. Read more
Posted Wed, 10 May 2017 15:15:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Cher Hendricks has been named as the vice provost for academic initiatives, effective July 17, 2017. Read more
Posted Wed, 10 May 2017 14:06:00 -0700Young adults who want to learn about cybersecurity and technology career options will have the opportunity during one of two Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberCamp summer camp programs hosted by University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. The hands-on programs, slated for June 19-23, are designed for students in seventh through 12th grades who have an interest in computer science or science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career fields. Read more
Posted Thu, 04 May 2017 12:02:00 -0700Two recent University of Idaho graduates are recipients of Fulbright awards this spring. Amaya Amigo graduated in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the College of Art and Architecture. She will use her award to spend 13 months pursuing a Master of Public Administration at SDA School of Management in Italy. Read more
Posted Tue, 02 May 2017 15:29:00 -0700BOISE — The Palouse Jazz Project (PJP), a dynamic jazz sextet comprised of faculty members from the University of Idaho, will host a special performance at the Sapphire Room in Boise at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Read more
Posted Tue, 02 May 2017 12:13:00 -0700The University of Idaho Women’s Center and Vandal Athletics are coming together to join a yearlong initiative to engage male student-athletes, coaches and administrators as leaders in the fight against sexual assault and violence on college campuses. Read more
Posted Tue, 02 May 2017 08:00:00 -0700Dirk Kempthorne has always wanted to help people. “It probably comes from how my mom and dad raised me. I’ve always had a deep respect for other people,” said Kempthorne, who served as governor of Idaho from 1999-2006. “I’ve always believed that you should make a difference, wherever you are.”
Posted Mon, 01 May 2017 11:52:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Business and Economics awarded $26,600 in prize money to student entrepreneur teams during the spring 2017 Idaho Pitch and Business Plan competitions April 21-22. UI students pitched their business ideas during the biannual Pitch competition, which features a unique format that allows teams to mingle with judges, share elevator pitches for their startups and talk about how to move their ventures forward. The better the pitch, the more business cards teams receive from judges. The teams with the highest number of business cards win significant seed funding for their startup ideas.
Posted Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:00:00 -0700Idaho's lone senior Claire Yang played the biggest points of her career on Saturday, helping the Vandals to a 4-3 win and their third straight Big Sky Women's Tennis Championship. All eyes turned to the No. 6 court to decide the championship. Northern Arizona fought back from a 3-1 whole to tie match, leaving Yang and Hailey Rochin to determine the title. The senior from Taipei City, Taiwan, opened the match with a thrilling 7-6(3) win. Rochin battled back in the second with a 6-2 win to even the match. Yang won the first game of the final set, but Rochin would gain an early 3-1 advantage. Yang prevailed with four of the next five games, taking the third set 6-3. Read more
Posted Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:30:00 -0700Idaho men's tennis cruised past Montana, 4-0, claiming its second Big Sky Championship in the last three years on Saturday, April 29. "We have a quality group of guys," head coach Abid Akbar exclaimed. "I had faith in them from the start. It has been their hard work and will all season long that has taken them to the top. I am happy for the team and they deserve all the credit." Read more
Posted Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:35:00 -0700A team of Chinese researchers led by a University of Idaho wheat geneticist reported today the discovery of a new crop-breeding advance that can lead to higher yields and more efficient efforts to develop new and better wheat and barley varieties. Read more
Posted Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:15:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alumni Association will induct two new members into its Hall of Fame at a luncheon on Friday, May 12. John Norbury and Roger Contor will become the newest members of the Hall of Fame, which was created in 1962 to recognize living alumni who achieved national or international distinction through their accomplishments and leadership. Read more
Posted Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:00 -0700COEUR D'ALENE — North Idaho high school journalism students can get hands-on experience in reporting or design during a workshop sponsored by the University of Idaho’s School of Journalism and Mass Media May 19 in Coeur d’Alene. Read more
Posted Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:58:00 -0700IDAHO FALLS — High school journalism students can get hands-on experience in reporting or design during a workshop sponsored by the University of Idaho’s School of Journalism and Mass Media in Idaho Falls on June 9. Read more
Posted Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:43:00 -0700A group of graduate students from the University of Idaho College of Education and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences have created a suite of events to engage the community in discussions about water resources over the next three weeks.
Posted Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho and the Dixon family will come together to dedicate a bike shelter memorial in honor of late UI civil engineering Professor Michael P. Dixon on Thursday, April 27. Read more
Posted Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:03:00 -0700Approximately 1,482 University of Idaho students statewide are eligible for graduation this spring, earning a combined 1,551 degrees. UI students have applied for 1,119 bachelor’s degrees, 85 law degrees, 33 doctorate degrees, 13 specialist degrees and 301 master’s degrees. Some UI students will have earned multiple degrees. This year's commencement brings the university's all-time total to 117,335 graduates and 125,567 degrees. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:00:00 -0700Biochemist and biophysicist Michael J. Smerdon will discuss the important role the protein chromatin plays in repairing DNA at the University of Idaho College of Science’s 12th annual Robert B. and Floretta F. Austin Distinguished Lecture in Science at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the UI Menard Law Building Courtroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0700University of Idaho College of Engineering will host its 24th Annual Engineering Design EXPO from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, throughout the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The theme of this year’s event builds on the college’s Grand Challenges program designed to prepare students to solve the 14 Grand Challenges of Engineering in the 21st century. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Jerry McMurtry has been named as the next dean of the College of Graduate Studies, effective April 23, 2017. McMurtry has served as interim dean since November 2015.
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700Students graduating from the University of Idaho Boise and Twin Falls centers are eligible for 75 degrees this spring. At UI Boise, 67 students applied for three bachelor’s degrees, 31 master’s degrees, one doctoral degree, 25 law degrees and seven specialist degrees this spring.
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700COEUR D'ALENE — Seventy-eight graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 78 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. Candidates from UI Coeur d’Alene applied for 48 bachelor’s degrees, 28 master’s degrees and two specialist degrees. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700IDAHO FALLS — Twenty-seven graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 27 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho, Idaho Falls. Candidates from UI Idaho Falls applied for four bachelor’s degrees, 19 master’s degrees and four doctorate degrees.
Posted Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:08:00 -0700The University of Idaho is sponsoring a live, multimedia presentation titled “Era of Megafires” at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center in Moscow. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Posted Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0700Two students in the University of Idaho College of Law have been awarded 10-week summer fellowships from the highly competitive Peggy Browning Fund. Second-year student — Chase Phillips and first-year student Katharine Wongmankitkan will take part in the fellowships this summer. Read more
Posted Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:00:00 -0700Startup teams from the University of Idaho continue to score top honors and cash to help fund their business ideas, bringing home more than $36,000 from regional business competitions this spring as they gear up for this weekend’s Idaho Pitch competition, sponsored by the College of Business and Economics.
Posted Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:03:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Kino Short Film Festival begins at 1 p.m. April 30, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St. and continues at 7 p.m., May 1, 2017.
Posted Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:48:00 -0700The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the MFA Exhibit “Unmasked Possibilities.” The exhibit opens Friday, April 21, and runs through Saturday, May 26. An opening reception will be held from 5-7:30 p.m., Friday at the gallery.
Posted Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:56:00 -0700Stephanie Coontz has spent her career studying relationships and the family. One of her most popular books, “The Way We Never Were,” debunks the 1950s mythology of the American family as symbolized by popular television shows. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:35:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s student-led TEDx event will tackle the idea of “What’s NeXt?” for society at its third annual event, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, in UI’s Hartung Theater.
Posted Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700Thinning glaciers in Greenland play a major role in rising sea levels around the globe. An international team of researchers, including a University of Idaho professor, have found that the glaciers’ shapes influence how quickly they thin and melt — allowing them to identify which glaciers are most likely to contribute to sea level rise. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:12:00 -0700University of Idaho students and the general public can help celebrate the conclusion of spring semester classes with the Dash After Dark 5K fun run April 26.
Posted Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:30:00 -0700John Branch, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, and a national sports correspondent for The New York Times, is the keynote speaker for the University of Idaho’s seventh annual Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium, Thursday, April 20. His free public talk will begin at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium on the University of Idaho campus.
Posted Fri, 14 Apr 2017 02:02:00 -0700Four University of Idaho students were transported to Gritman Medical Center Thursday night after an experimental rocket exploded in a parking lot on the Moscow campus.
Posted Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:36:00 -0700The University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development will host the artAbility Showcase from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 24, at the 1912 Center.