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UI Boise Business Breakfast Speaker to Look at Biotechnology’s Role in Idaho’s Future

Posted Thu, 21 May 2015 10:37:33 PST

Entrepreneur and researcher Ed Penhoet will be the University of Idaho Boise Presidential Keynote and Business Breakfast speaker with his talk “The Value of Research in Economic Development. Biotechnology: Its Role in Idaho’s Future.” The talk will take place 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, at the Eighth & Main building in downtown Boise. “Ed Penhoet brings Idaho his v... Read more

UI Extension Latah County 4-H, Potlatch School Partnership Wins Grant for After-school Program

Posted Wed, 20 May 2015 15:44:11 PST

POTLATCH, Idaho –– The after-school program in Potlatch operated by the University of Idaho Extension Latah County 4-H Youth Development program in partnership with the Potlatch School District has received a $159,258 annual grant, renewable for up to five years, from the Idaho State Department of Education. The Idaho 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grant builds on and ... Read more

Prichard Exhibit Examines Conversations Around Endangerment

Posted Tue, 19 May 2015 15:11:46 PST

ENDANGERED at the Prichard Art Gallery will feature work by regional artists and poets Friday, May 22, through Saturday, June 6. There will be an opening reception and reading of poems in the ENDANGERED exhibit at the Prichard on Thursday, May 21. The reception begins at 5 p.m., with readings at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by John Paul Shields. The poets and artists have created work inspired a... Read more

Moscow Theater Students, Professor Travel to Moscow, Russia, in June

Posted Tue, 19 May 2015 15:00:14 PST

Four students and a professor from the University of Idaho Theatre Arts program will immerse themselves in Russian culture as part of an intensive four-week program with the Moscow (Russia) Art Theatre School in June. Mason Clark of Yakima, Washington; Lo Miles of Spokane, Washington; Dan Poppen of Sioux City, Iowa; and Alex Wendel from Charles City, Iowa; along with UI assistant professor Matt F... Read more

CALS Dean: USDA Report Shows Ag Job Openings Exceed Grad Totals

Posted Fri, 15 May 2015 13:12:02 PST

With the University of Idaho’s Moscow Commencement Saturday, graduates from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will find strong opportunities in agricultural careers, said John Foltz, the college’s dean. He should know. Foltz, an agricultural economist, served as a consultant on the U.S. Department of Agriculture report issued Monday that analyzed agricultural job trends fo... Read more

Mechanical Engineering Professor John Crepeau Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Posted Thu, 14 May 2015 13:39:53 PST

John C. Crepeau, professor and out-going chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Idaho, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Crepeau will spend six months — September 2015 through March 2016 — in Ecuador teaching a course in fluid mecha... Read more

UI English Lecturer Receives Fulbright Grant to Teach in Nepal

Posted Thu, 14 May 2015 11:05:49 PST

University of Idaho English lecturer Kelly Roberts has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to travel to Nepal for an English teaching assistantship. Roberts is one of over 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-16 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement,... Read more

College of Law Awards $28,000 in Second Year of Summer Grant Program

Posted Thu, 14 May 2015 09:13:11 PST

The University of Idaho College of Law will award approximately $28,000 this summer to students who will complete public interest work in Idaho and beyond. The Summer Public Interest Grant program started in 2014 with seed money from the Idaho State Bar Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Foundation, alumni and external donations, federal work study funds, and fundraising efforts from the C... Read more

Engineering Alumnus Brent Keeth to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Posted Wed, 13 May 2015 14:36:44 PST

The University of Idaho is pleased to honor Brent Keeth, senior fellow at Micron Technology, with an honorary doctorate in engineering science during the 2015 commencement ceremony on May 16 in Moscow. Keeth, who works in the Advanced DRAM Architecture Group at Micron, was the co-principle developer on Micron’s Hybrid Memory Cube, a 4GByte stack of DRAM die on a 160GByte/second interface di... Read more

UI MFA Student Zana Previti Wins Outstanding Student Teaching Assistant Award

Posted Wed, 13 May 2015 14:29:05 PST

 The University of Idaho has selected Zana Previti as the 2014-15 Outstanding Student Teaching Assistant. This award is part of the university’s Excellence Awards program, which emphasize and rewards excellence in all academic areas. The teaching award specifically recognizes outstanding teaching by a graduate student and is open to various teaching positions, including those facilitat... Read more