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UI Partners to Build New Exhibit About Boise Watershed

Posted Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:19:35 PST

The University of Idaho Boise is proud to partner with CH2MHill, the city of Boise and Boise WaterShed Exhibits to support the construction of the Boise WaterShed River Campus for the expanded Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center. Located at the West Boise Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center has served over 135,000 people since opening in 2008. ... Read more

College of Law Increases Resident Enrollment and Class Quality

Posted Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:14:33 PST

The University of Idaho College of Law announced today that the size and quality of its entering class continues to hold steady despite the continued national decline in applications to law school. Nationwide, the most recent Law School Admission Council volume report shows another 4 percent drop in applications for fall 2015 admission.  The college welcomed 105 new first-year students to cam... Read more

Paint the Palouse to Paint Two Houses in Moscow Sept. 19

Posted Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:09:00 PST

Gather your friends and paint brushes and join Housing & Residence Life for its 26th annual Paint the Palouse community service project, which begins at at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. Paint the Palouse is an annual residence hall community service project organized by Housing & Residence Life student staff. Each year, Paint the Palouse gathers close to 350 student volunteers to paint ho... Read more

UI-WSU Study Finds Local Input Can Ease Conflict During Wildland Fires

Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:42:35 PST

Large wildfires like those burning across the Northwest this summer are ripe with opportunity for conflict between landowners, many of whom have generations of family history on the land, and highly-trained but transient incident management teams. These conflicts can have a lasting effect on local community functioning and should be assessed and documented for future use, concludes a research tea... Read more

Free Performance of “Vang” by UI Theater Professor Thursday

Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:39:06 PST

A free multimedia performance of “Vang” at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, at The Prichard Art Gallery, 414 S. Main St., explores the lives of new immigrant farmers in America. University of Idaho Theatre Arts professor Matt Foss collaborated with Poet Laureate of Iowa Mary Swander and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Dennis Chamberlin to create “Vang,” which means “ga... Read more

Brian Johnson Named Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Chair in Power Engineering

Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:21:23 PST

Professor Brian Johnson has been named the first Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Chair in Power Engineering with the University of Idaho College of Engineering. The position was made possible by a $2 million gift from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The gift from SEL came last month when the Pullman-based international electrical power systems company announced its support of the UI... Read more

Anthony Doerr to tell story behind his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel

Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:30:01 PST

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Boise native Anthony Doerr will speak about his novel, “All the Light We Cannot See,” at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, 709 Deakin St. The work, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is this year’s Common Read for the University of Idaho. It is the first book by an Idaho author in the... Read more

Award-winning Novelist Kent Meyers to read at UI Sept. 17

Posted Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:01:07 PST

Award-winning novelist Kent Meyers will read at the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a book signing by Meyers. Meyers is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and the author of five books: the novels “The River Warren” (Hungry Mind/Harcourt, 1998), &l... Read more

Staged Reading of “The Gorgon” Opens Sept. 16

Posted Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:12:52 PST

Most of us hear the word “monster” and we turn and run. But writer Zana Previti prefers confronting monsters head on, with pen and paper, through poetry and now her first play, “The Gorgon,” will be presented by the University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department as a staged reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 16-19, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1... Read more

UI Student Receives Prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship

Posted Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:31:05 PST

University of Idaho senior William Rigby has been selected as one of 15 recipients nationwide for a writing internship from the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. The internship period began in August and continues through December.  “I am so honored to have received this internship and I am excited about this opportunity as I hope to become a reporter after college,” said Rigby, a na... Read more

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