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Study: UI Fish and Wildlife Sciences Among Top Four Nationwide for Faculty

Posted Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Science faculty team has been ranked No. 4 in the nation in a recent research publication.
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‘Soul of an Octopus’ Selected as UI’s Common Read

Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho has chosen “The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness” by natural history writer Sy Montgomery as its Common Read for 2016-17. Read more

CTOC joins CyberWatch, Offers Government Compliance Course

Posted Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center (CTOC), became the first Idaho higher education institution to join the National CyberWatch Center in May.
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Field Day June 28 Highlights Unique Collaboration on Idaho Ranch

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben will join leadership from The Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust on Tuesday, June 28, at Rock Creek Ranch to formalize and celebrate a new and unique collaboration among the three entities. Together they will provide good science, effective outreach, sound conservation practices and responsible grazing on nearly 10,400 acres of rangeland in south central Idaho. Read more

UI Seeks Community Partners to Host Student Volunteers

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700

Local businesses and organizations in need of some extra hands this summer are encouraged to register for the University of Idaho’s Serving Your New Community volunteer event Aug. 20. Read more

Concept Mission Suggests ‘Tasting’ Moon of Saturn to Search for Life

Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0700

A tiny moon orbiting Saturn might be the perfect place to discover extraterrestrial life — and a University of Idaho graduate student led a project suggesting a way to find out. Read more

UI Names New Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Janet Nelson has accepted the position of vice president for Research and Economic Development, effective Sept. 1, 2016.
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UI Extension Financial Educators Launch 'Night of the Living Debt' Video Game

Posted Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:45:00 -0700

A new video game that combines zombies and debt taps into popular culture to help young people learn about finances.
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National Utility Executives Discuss Future of Energy at 63rd UEC

Posted Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Utility Executive Course (UEC), based in the College of Business and Economics, is hosting its 63rd annual course this month. More than 60 participants from across the U.S., Bermuda and Uganda, are in Moscow for the three-work course, which covers topics from leadership and corporate strategy to diversifying energy resources and cybersecurity.
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UI-Led Regional Climate Change Project Plans Regional Wrap-up Around Field Days

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2016 17:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho-led Regional Approaches to Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH) will take a victory lap through the region’s agricultural research circuit this summer with a renewed focus on collaboration.
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Prichard Art Gallery Presents Moscow-Based Artist Sarah Swett

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery presents “Text, Textile, Tapestry: Time and Tales in Cloth,” the work of renowned Moscow-based tapestry weaver Sarah Swett, which runs concurrently with the traveling exhibit, “SARA Joyce: Myth, Dream and Dramatic Episodes.” Both exhibits open Friday, June 17, and run through Saturday, July 30. A reception will be 5-10 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Prichard Art Gallery as part of the annual Moscow Artwalk. Read more

UI Professor Available to Discuss the Politics Surrounding the 2016 Euro Cup

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:00:00 -0700

The 15th edition of the UEFA European Championship is scheduled to be held in France from Friday, June 10, through July 10, 2016
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Idaho Teachers Get Lesson in Civic Education and Judiciary

Posted Tue, 07 Jun 2016 09:30:00 -0700

More than two dozen high school teachers from around Idaho will receive special training on civic education and the judiciary during a two-day institute this week in Boise. Read more

Annual North Idaho Weed Science Tour Set for June 9

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:30:00 -0700

Control of Italian ryegrass in winter wheat and legumes and control of rattail fescue and downy brome in winter and spring wheat and legumes will be the focus of this year’s North Idaho Weed Science Tour on Thursday, June 9. Read more

Coeur d’Alene Tribe Donates $10,000 for Graduate Student Scholarships

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Office of Tribal Relations will be offering several new scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.
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GenCyber Camp Gets High School Students Excited About Cybersecurity and Coding

Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering invites high school students in grades nine through twelve (entering or finished) to explore the growing and critical fields of computing, coding, and cybersecurity at two 2016 GenCyber Summer Camps this July. Read more

UI Study Shows Growing Hispanic Population Contributes to K-12 Growth and Labor Supply

Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:30:00 -0700

Hispanics make up 18 percent of Idaho’s K-12 school population – but accounted for 42 percent of enrollment growth in the last five years, according to a University of Idaho study. The Hispanic population is not increasing due to recent immigration, however. Immigrants who came to the U.S. since 2010 make up only two percent of Idaho’s Hispanic population. Read more

Epic Tales Come to UI for Annual Free Summer Movie Series

Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2016 08:00:00 -0700

Super heroes, heroic animals and legendary tales will fill the big screen at the University of Idaho’s annual Screen on the Green film series this summer.
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UI Students Spend Week Volunteering in Pittsburgh

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0700

A team of University of Idaho students started their summer break not relaxing, but giving back through UI’s Alternative Service Break program. Read more

Prichard Art Gallery Launches Traveling Exhibit Featuring Idaho Artist Sara Joyce

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery presents “Sara Joyce: Myth, Dream and Dramatic Episodes,” a traveling exhibit exploring the depth and breadth of work by prolific Idaho artist Sara Joyce (1923-2011), who signed her work simply, “SARA.” Read more

American Bar Association Data Ranks UI in Top 20 for Law School Employment Outcomes

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law was recently ranked No. 18 for employment outcomes for its graduates. The data — based on the Class of 2015 — makes UI’s College of Law one of the top law schools west of the Mississippi River, behind only the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford.
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‘Long Live Idaho’ Campaign Promotes Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyles

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Idaho partners, powered by the University of Idaho Extension’s Eat Smart Idaho program, have launched a statewide campaign aimed at inspiring Idahoans to eat healthier, lead more active lives, and help their children do the same. Read more

Get into Swing of Summer with Get Golf Ready Clinic

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The UI Golf Course will offers its Get Golf Ready program this summer beginning July 12. The annual program consists of a series of five introductory lessons conducted by PGA/LPGA professionals in a small-group environment. Cost for registration is $99. Registration costs includes all green fees and equipment, if needed.
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Barbara Petty Named UI Extension Director

Posted Tue, 31 May 2016 16:45:00 -0700

University of Idaho Extension Director Barbara Petty will formally fill that role after 18 months on the job as interim director.
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International Aquaculture Symposium Draws Fish Nutrition Experts to Idaho

Posted Tue, 24 May 2016 09:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho will host fish nutrition researchers, scholars and industry leaders from more than 35 countries at the International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding Monday through Friday, June 6-10, at the Sun Valley Resort in Ketchum. Read more

Application Deadline for Paint the Palouse Extended to May 27

Posted Fri, 20 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho Housing & Residence Life is soliciting applications for its 27th annual Paint the Palouse community service event.
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UI and Partners Earn Grant to Evaluate New Statewide Health Care Model

Posted Thu, 19 May 2016 09:30:00 -0700

A team of researchers led by the University of Idaho is embarking on a three-year, $2.9 million project to evaluate an innovative model of health care being tested throughout Idaho. Read more

Vandals Men's Golf Sixth at NCAA Regional

Posted Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 -0700

KOHLER, Wisc. – The University of Idaho men’s golf team fell just shy of advancing to the NCAA National Championship Tournament. But it wasn’t because of anything the Vandals didn’t do; instead it was what the Baylor Bears did do. Read more

Writer Explores Emotions and Environment at National Memorials

Posted Tue, 17 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700

A University of Idaho writer and English faculty member will spend the summer exploring and analyzing National Park Service memorials across the West, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends program. Read more

Idaho Students Volunteer with Pittsburgh Area Nonprofit This Week

Posted Mon, 16 May 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is getting some volunteer help this week from way out West.
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Prichard Art Gallery “WeekSpot” Series Features Work by Ted Apel

Posted Fri, 13 May 2016 12:20:00 -0700

Continuing its yearlong celebration of contemporary artists in Idaho, the Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from Boise artist Ted Apel from Friday, May 20, through Saturday, June 4. Read more

Researchers Examine Evolution with National Science Foundation Support

Posted Thu, 12 May 2016 15:30:00 -0700

University of Idaho faculty members in the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) have been awarded $504,818 this year in new competitive grants as part of the National Science Foundation’s BEACON Science and Technology Center on Evolution in Action. Read more

UI Architecture Students Place in Regional Design Competition

Posted Thu, 12 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700

Graduating University of Idaho architecture students won four awards and an honorable mention in the American Institute of Architects Spokane chapter’s Student Design Competition in April. Read more

Registration Now Open for UI Summer Design Week Program

Posted Wed, 11 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s annual Summer Design Week returns to Moscow from Sunday, June 19 through Saturday, June 25. The design-immersion program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors allows students to explore UI’s College of Art and Architecture (CAA) programs and experience life on a college campus.
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Lawyer, Engineer and Forestry Professor Newest Inductees to UI Hall of Fame

Posted Wed, 11 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Alumni Association will induct three new members into its Hall of Fame at a luncheon on Friday, May 13.
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UI Engineering Announces Annual College Award Winners

Posted Tue, 10 May 2016 15:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering is pleased to announce its 2016 college outstanding students, faculty and staff award winners. Each year the College of Engineering presents awards for excellence to the top graduating seniors from every engineering discipline, a top graduate student, an exceptional graduate student publication, as well as outstanding faculty and staff. Award winners will be recognized at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, in Janssen Engineering Building 104.
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Seed Grant Funding Launches 13 Faculty Projects

Posted Tue, 10 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700

Thirteen faculty members from across disciplines at the University of Idaho have earned grants through the university’s Seed Grant Program.
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UI Master’s Student Wins Fulbright Award to Study in Senegal

Posted Tue, 10 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700

Anthony St. Claire, a master’s student studying teaching English as a second language in the University of Idaho’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, is a finalist in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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Conference Brings Hundreds of Geologists to UI

Posted Mon, 09 May 2016 11:00:00 -0700

More than 400 geologists, geology students and others from across the nation and world will be in Moscow next week for the Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Annual Meeting. Read more

Doctoral Student Participates in Commencement 40 Years Later

Posted Mon, 09 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700

On Saturday, University of Idaho graduate Gordon Snyder will receive his doctoral hood, four decades after he first earned it. Snyder, who has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from San Diego State University, began his graduate career at UI in 1971. He started as a master’s student in what was then the College of Forestry, Range and Wildlife Sciences (now the College of Natural Resources). He graduated in 1976 with a doctorate in forestry science with emphasis on water quality monitoring and modeling. Read more

56th Annual UI Extension Natural Resources Camp Set for June 27-July 2 Near Ketchum

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 23:30:00 -0700

University of Idaho Extension will offer the 56th annual Natural Resources Camp Monday through Saturday, June 27-July 2, near Sun Valley for youths ages 12-14 interested in learning about wildlife, rangeland, forestry, water and soil. Read more

Men's Tennis Players Receive Big Sky Honors

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 15:30:00 -0700

OGDEN, Utah — Three Idaho Vandals earned post-season recognition from the Big Sky on Friday. The conference coaches voted Odon Barta and Felipe Fonseca First Team All-Conference. Mark Kovacs was a Second Team selection. Read more

Vandal Tennis Player Petrei Voted Big Sky MVP

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Honors continue to roll in for the Vandal women's tennis team. Fresh off the team's second consecutive Big Sky championship, freshman Marianna Petrei was voted the conference’s Most Valuable Player on Friday. Petrei becomes the second consecutive Vandal to win league MVP.
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Student Employees of UI Vandal Brand Meats Explore the Global, Old-world Meat Science

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Five University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students, graduating seniors among them, will forego graduation festivities in Moscow on May 14 for a trip exploring the global side of meat science.
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Spring Commencement Includes 114 Degrees from UI Boise and Twin Falls

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 08:30:00 -0700

Students graduating from the University of Idaho Boise and Twin Falls are eligible for 114 degrees this spring. At UI Boise, 105 students applied for 14 baccalaureate degrees, 34 master’s degrees, three doctoral degrees, 48 law degrees and seven specialist degrees this spring. Some students will have earned multiple degrees.
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UI Confucius Institute Student Wins Second Place at Chinese Language Contest

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700

Annelisa Wu, a senior at the University of Idaho from Hayden, took second place in the advanced group at the sixth annual Chinese Bridge language competition in April in Boston. Wu is the first UI student to participate in the competition, which tests students on Chinese language and knowledge of Chinese culture. Competitions are held in various cities around the U.S. and are sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters and the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. Read more

UI Announces New Dean for College of Education

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 10:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Alison Carr-Chellman has accepted the position of dean of the College of Education, effective July 1, 2016.
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UI Students Win Big Money at 2016 Idaho Pitch Competition

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700

On Friday, April 29, approximately 150 University of Idaho students pitched their business ideas to 50 judges in the 2016 Idaho Pitch competition. The pitch reception allowed student entrepreneurs to meet multiple judges, make a pitch and have a conversation about how to move their business ideas forward. Read more

21 Students Eligible to Graduate this May from Idaho Falls

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700

Twenty-one graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 22 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho, Idaho Falls. Candidates from UI Idaho Falls applied for nine baccalaureate degrees, 10 master’s degrees and three doctoral degrees. Read more

Free One-Day Business Summit Covers the Essentials to Start, Grow a Business

Posted Tue, 03 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700

Aspiring and new business owners will have the opportunity to attend a free one-day summit on how to successfully create and grow a business from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. The event is presented by the University of Idaho Boise and will be held at Zions Bank (800 W. Main St., 17th floor, Boise).
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Two UI Faculty Members Earn National Recognition for Research

Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 12:30:00 -0700

Two University of Idaho faculty members have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early career scholars. Read more

1,556 Students Statewide Eligible to Graduate from UI

Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 10:30:00 -0700

Approximately 1,556 University of Idaho students statewide are eligible for graduation this spring, earning a combined 1,615 degrees.
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Women's Tennis Dominates in Big Sky Championships

Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Idaho women’s tennis dominated the Big Sky Tennis Championship on Sunday, sweeping Northern Arizona, 4-0, to win its second straight Big Sky Championship and third consecutive conference championship overall. Read more

Men's Golf Team Repeats as Big Sky Champions

Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 08:30:00 -0700

BOULDER City, Nev. — For the second consecutive season the Idaho Vandals can call themselves Big Sky Golf champions. Idaho turned in the tournaments’ lowest round a 17-under 271, becoming the fourth school to win multiple Big Sky Golf championships. Read more

UI Football Moving to Big Sky Conference

Posted Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho announced today it will accept an invitation to play football in the Big Sky Conference beginning in fall 2018, pending approval by the State Board of Education.
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UI Theatre Arts Presents One-Act Play Fest May 3-7

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s annual One-Act Play Festival offers audiences 13 student-directed plays performed over five nights. The plays cover a variety of genres, including comedy, drama and fantasy.
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85 Students Set to Graduate from UI Coeur d’Alene May 9

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:30:00 -0700

Eight-five graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 86 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. Candidates from UI Coeur d’Alene applied for 50 baccalaureate degrees, 35 master’s degrees and a specialist degree. Read more

23rd Annual Engineering Design EXPO: Where Will Engineering Take You?

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Engineering will host its 23rd Annual Engineering Design EXPO from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, throughout the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The theme of this year’s event is “Where Will Engineering Take You?”
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Palouse Jazz Project Set to Perform in Boise at the Sapphire Room

Posted Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700

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 17, 2016. Read more

Courageous Climbers Return to University of Idaho Climbing Center

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Children with special needs will get the chance to challenge their limits and grow their abilities during a free rock climbing event at the University of Idaho Climbing Center on May 7. Read more

Geological Society Conference Offers Field Trips, Workshops to Teachers and Public

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:15:00 -0700

Teachers, geology enthusiasts and members of the public interested in the Palouse area’s history and significance can register for several field trips and workshops as part of the Geological Society of America’s Rocky Mountain Section Annual Meeting at the University of Idaho in May. Read more

UI Student Earns National Fellowship for Graduate Research

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

A University of Idaho undergraduate has earned a prestigious fellowship from the National Science Foundation that will fund three years of her graduate education. Read more

KHQ Reporter-Anchor, UI Alumna to Speak at JAMM Senior Reception

Posted Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Hayley Guenthner, a reporter and weekend anchor for KHQ-TV in Spokane, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Idaho School of Journalism and Mass Media’s senior celebration Thursday, April 28. Read more

Idaho Athletics, Vandal Scholarship Fund Host Weekend of Special Activities

Posted Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

Community members are invited to participate in spring football events, including the annual golf scramble and Vandal Scholarship Fund auction, Silver and Gold Scrimmage and a new insider's look at Vandal football, Friday and Saturday at the University of Idaho. Read more

Community Invited to Share Discrimination Experiences April 27

Posted Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:50:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Center for Volunteerism and Social Action invites the public to participate in a symbolic gesture opposing racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Idaho Commons plaza.
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Theater Students, Faculty Return to Moscow, Russia, for Summer Study

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho faculty and 20 students within the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will travel to Moscow, Russia, this summer to study at the world famous Moscow Art Theatre. During the visit, the group will see close to 20 performances, as well as tour famous museums and cultural sights in Moscow and the surrounding area. Read more

Five Teams Earn Vandal Ideas Project Grants

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:00:00 -0700

Proposals for neural modeling for brain research, enhancing education in a digital world, integrating evolution principles into video game design, improving scientific research through statistics, and uniting art and science rose to the top of a diverse field of projects to win the University of Idaho’s inaugural Vandal Ideas Project (VIP) grants. Read more

Community Invited to Participate in Earth Day Cleanup April 21

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0700

In celebration of Earth Day this week, University of Idaho students and volunteers will pick up tobacco litter on campus beginning at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at the Student Recreation Center. Read more

Annual U-Ideas Symposium Highlights Faculty Members’ Intellectual Passions

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Sustainability Center will host its fourth annual U-Ideas Symposium on Thursday, April 21, featuring inspirational presentations from UI faculty members.
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Open Education Week Explores Open Source Textbook Options

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Library, in partnership with ASUI and the VandalStore, is celebrating Open Education Week from April 18-22, with activities and workshops promoting and exploring open source textbooks. Read more

Moms’ Weekend Fashion Show Features Pageant Winners as Models, Entertainers

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Students of the University of Idaho Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences will sponsor the Ritchie Fashion Show and Exhibition Saturday, April 16, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom. Read more

UI Dance Outreach Hosts National Water Dance Performance Saturday

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Dance Outreach Program welcomes National Water Dance for a performance in downtown Moscow on Saturday, April 16.
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Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit Features Work From UI MFA Students

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the MFA Exhibit “a•mal•gam.” The exhibit opens Friday, April 15, and runs through Saturday, May 14. An opening reception will be held from 5-7:30 p.m., Friday at the gallery. Read more

Participants in Student-led artAbility Workshops to Display Creations April 25

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development will host the artAbility Showcase from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the 1912 Center.
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UI Theatre Arts to Host Summer Drama Camp for Youths

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department will offer a three-week summer drama camp for youths ages 8 to 16, from noon to 5 p.m., July 18-Aug. 5. Cost is $190 per person. Registration forms are available at Read more

Rec Center Zumbathon Raises Money to Support Alternatives to Violence

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

In honor of April’s National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the University of Idaho Campus Recreation Center’s Wellness Program will host a Zumbathon charity event on Friday, April 22.
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Gender Justice Advocates Recognized with Women’s Center’s Virginia Wolf Award

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Women’s Center recently honored three recipients with the Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award for their continuous dedication to activism for gender justice. Read more

UI Students Win Big Again at the Northwest Entrepreneur Challenge

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho's Idaho Entrepreneurs program placed five teams at the Northwest Entrepreneurs Challenge in Spokane, Washington, last week. Read more

Faculty, Researchers, Students to Build Native Plant Nursery in Togo, Africa

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho faculty, researchers and students will travel to Togo, Africa, this summer to develop a native plant nursery and teach Togo community members about sustainable agriculture and development. Read more

Idaho Volleyball Takes Advantage of Sunshine to Hit the Sand

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:00:00 -0700

Vandal volleyball took their talents to the sand on Monday to open its fifth week of spring practice. With the weather beginning to feel like summer the Vandals used the change in venue to mix up their perspective and keep their bodies fresh. Read more

Youth Water Summit Highlights High School Students’ Research to Solve Local Water Issues

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:35:00 -0700

Over 200 students from seven northern Idaho high schools will present their research of and solutions to local water resource issues at the third annual Youth Water Summit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 18, at the University of Idaho.
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UI Extension Forestry Workshops Explore the Forests and the Trees

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:20:00 -0700

For many northern Idaho residents, morel mushrooms are a highly treasured sign of spring. The region’s forests provide a much more varied menu that a University of Idaho Extension workshop planned in Moscow will detail Saturday, April 16.
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BLOCK Fest Invites Young Learners to Build STEM Skills in Moscow April 15

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences will bring BLOCK FestTM, which entices young children to learn by playing with blocks, to Moscow on Friday, April 15.
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Confucius Institute Offers Community Chinese Language and Taiji Classes to the Treasure Valley

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Confucius Institute will offer its next series of community classes for the Treasure Valley area beginning the week of April 18. Classes include introductory Mandarin, beginning Mandarin for youth, introductory Taiji, and a youth martial arts program. Read more

Women's Tennis Clinches Spot in Big Sky Tournament

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Vandal women’s tennis clinched a spot in the Big Sky Tournament on Friday, April 8, with a 6-1 defeat of Montana. The reigning Big Sky Champions improved to 7-2 in conference with two league matches left to play.
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UI Idaho Falls Receives Grant to Offer Online Fire Protection Training

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho received a $244,000 grant from the Idaho Department of Labor to fund an online fire protection certificate program. The new courses will provide additional training for regional fire protection specialists and engineers and the credits can be transferred into the UI fire ecology and management program.
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UI Hires New Executive Director of Human Resources

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Division of Finance is pleased to announce that Wesley Matthews has accepted the position of executive director for Human Resources, effective May 23, 2016. Read more

UI Announces Closure of Idaho Repertory Theatre

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700

Idaho Repertory Theatre, a longtime theatre company providing live summer theater in Moscow, is closing. But the focus and emphasis on extraordinary theater and theater education will continue to thrive at the University of Idaho.
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UI Cautious Consumption Week Emphasizes Safety, Healthy Choices

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho students will learn how to assess their own alcohol use, identify risky behavior and make healthy decisions during Cautious Consumption Week, April 11-15. Read more

Public Invited to UI’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research April 11

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Office of Undergraduate Research invites the public and campus community to attend the first university-wide Undergraduate Research Symposium on Monday, April 11.
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UI Boise, Confucius Institute Honor Chinese History with Display, Lecture Series

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Boise will unveil a new permanent display of Chinese history in the Idaho Water Center on Wednesday, April 20. The new display showcases a historic sign from the Boise branch of the Chinese Empire Reform Association (CERA), which was established in the Boise Valley in the early 1900s. The eight-foot tall sign hung in Boise’s Chinatown. Read more

UI Hosts Free Showing of Best Picture Winning Film “Spotlight”

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

“Spotlight,” which critics call the best movie about journalism since “All the President’s Men,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main in Moscow. Read more

UI LGBTQA Office Recognizes National Day of Silence April 15

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho will recognize National Day of Silence in support of LGBTQA individuals on Friday, April 15. The event calls attention to the silencing effect of bullying and harassment on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, asexual and allied individuals in schools.
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Trio of UI Students Selected for Kennedy Center National Theater Festival

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0700

Three students from the University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department were selected to participate in the National Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Washington, D.C., April 11-15. The trio and more than 55 other UI students represented the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the Region 7 festival in Denver in February.
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Tests Confirm University I Tank Water is Clean

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 16:08:00 -0700

Test results show no bacterial contamination in the University of Idaho I Tank water tower after a broken lock revealed someone gained access to the tank. The water supply from the tank was shut down after the discovery on Monday, and the campus water supply was switched to the main well. Read more

UI Hosts Annual Civil Engineering Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Student Conference

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700

The UI student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will play host to its annual conference Thursday through Saturday, April 7-9, 2016. UI student and faculty organizers will welcome 19 student teams from the five ASCE Pacific Northwest Region states — Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Alaska — as well as Canada. Read more

Authentic Food, Festival Atmosphere at India Night April 10

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Indian Students’ Association hosts its cultural extravaganza, India Night, from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. Read more

Idaho Volleyball Prepares for Saturday Matches

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0700

With its first spring tune-up complete, the Idaho volleyball team turns its attention to this Saturday. The Vandals will host Lewis Clark State College and Spokane Falls Community College. Read more

Water Challenge Results in Hundreds of Thousands of Gallons of Saved Water

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:47:00 -0700

This spring, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center challenged UI’s residence hall and Greek life communities to a water conservation contest. The five-week challenge asked the students to conserve water by taking shorter showers, only washing clothes when they had a full load, refilling their own reusable beverage containers instead of purchasing bottled water and turning off the tap when brushing their teeth.
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UI Students Win Big at Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700

University of Idaho students showed off their business plans during the annual Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge competition in Boise last week. About 20 students from CBE’s Idaho Entrepreneurs program participated in the competition, which showcases ideas and pitches from 75 new venture teams from colleges and universities across Idaho.
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