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.
Posted Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:20:00 -0700Thirteen faculty members from across disciplines at the University of Idaho have earned grants through the university’s 2017 Seed Grant Program.
Posted Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:43:00 -0700Members of the University of Idaho community and the public are invited to join the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the Office of Research and Economic Development for a research exposition and reception celebrating their new venture, the Transformative Research Investment and Partnership (TRIP).
Posted Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:09:00 -0700Vehicle exhaust, fossil fuel emissions and other pollutants are familiar contributors to climate change. But more innocuous natural resources, like rivers and streams, contribute as well. A research team led by the University of Idaho has found that the form and structure of rivers and streams is an important factor in greenhouse gas emissions — and small rivers produce more than big ones. Read more
Posted Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:13:00 -0700The University of Idaho is celebrating Vandal moms during its annual Moms’ Weekend activities, Friday, April 21, through Sunday, April 23.
Posted Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:54:00 -0700Each April, Athena celebrates the work of faculty and/or staff members who have demonstrated clear and sustained dedication to professional enhancement of University of Idaho women. Athena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women.
Posted Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho celebrates Innovation Month each April to honor the creative and scholarly achievements of faculty, staff and students. Innovation Month features multiple interdisciplinary events from the College of Graduate Studies, College of Business and Economics, College of Engineering and Office of Undergraduate Research. Read more
Posted Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:02:00 -0700Texas-based hip-hop artist Post Malone, best known for the 2015 hit “White Iverson,” will headline the University of Idaho’s annual Finals Fest later this month.
Posted Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:06:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law and the Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal will host their annual symposium, The Gavel Gap: Promoting Diversity in Idaho’s Judiciary, on Friday, April 14, 2017. The symposium will be from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Mountain Time at the Idaho Law and Justice Center in Boise and streamed to Room 215 in the Menard Law building in Moscow. Read more
Posted Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:34:00 -0700Children 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 Saturday, May 6.
Posted Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:24:00 -0700The Vandaleers, the University of Idaho’s prestigious choral group, is going to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. The concert, scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9, is the Vandaleers’ second at Carnegie Hall. Their first performance was in 1991.
Posted Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:30:00 -0700University of Idaho Theatre Arts presents “Wendy & Peter: Into Neverland” at 7:30 p.m. on April 20-22 and 27-29, at 2 p.m. on April 22 and 29 and at 5 p.m. on April 30 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Tickets are available at BookPeople of Moscow, at the door an hour before curtain, or by calling the UI Theatre Arts office at 208-885-6465. All shows are free for UI students, $5 for children 12 and under, $10 for UI faculty, staff and people 55 and over, $15 for the general public, except for the April 30 show which is by donation. Read more
Posted Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:01:00 -0700University of Idaho students highlighted their international studies experiences and showed off their photography skills during a recent UI Education Abroad Photo Contest.
Posted Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the appointment of Bobbi J. Gerry to the position of assistant vice provost for Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM), effective May 8, 2017. Read more
Posted Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:43:00 -0700The largest gaming event on the Palouse is set to take over the Idaho Commons Saturday, April 8, on the University of Idaho campus. Vandal Overnight Games is a free event that will feature open-play LAN (local-area network) areas and dozens of other attractions, including video game tournaments, virtual reality demonstrations, card games, a costume contest and free food. A $1,000 UI scholarship for fall 2017 will be awarded to a qualifying attendee. Read more
Posted Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:38:00 -0700Aspiring entrepreneurs, new business owners and those looking to grow their businesses are encouraged to attend a one-day summit on how to successfully create and grow a business. The event is presented by the University of Idaho Boise and will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 at the Riverside Hotel, 2900 West Chinden Boulevard. Read more
Posted Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:53:00 -0700Students and faculty from the University of Idaho’s Theatre Arts Department have been honored with national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).
Posted Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:52:00 -0700The Women’s Law Caucus and the University of Idaho College of Law, will host a “Women in the Judiciary” panel from 3:30-5 p.m. April 6 at the UI College of Law courtroom in Moscow. Additional sponsorship of the event comes from the Student Bar Association, OUTLaw, Phi Alpha Delta, American Constitution Society, Black Law Student Association and Criminal Law Society. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0700The 30th anniversary season of the University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series concludes with a performance by the Cheng Chow Trio at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the Administration Building Auditorium. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:39:00 -0700The University of Idaho will host its 18th annual Tutxinmepu Powwow Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0700When agriculture helps pollinators, pollinators help agriculture, according to a research review published today by an international group of experts, including a University of Idaho researcher. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:00:00 -0700Three University of Idaho students have earned prestigious fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program will provide a three-year stipend of $34,000, as well as $12,000 education allowance for tuition and fees, for the recipients to pursue their graduate degrees. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:55:00 -0700The daughter of farmworkers and an immigrant to the United States, Fatima Hernandez understands the daily struggles the immigrant community goes through every day. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Foundation is proud to announce its 1500th endowment, funded by a gift from alumna Shirley A. (Williamson) Wentz, a dedicated educator and lifelong Vandal supporter. Read more
Posted Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:22:00 -0700Student-led nonprofit Turning Green will pay a visit to the University of Idaho campus Monday, March 27, as part of a nationwide tour to mobilize students about conscious living and sustainable practices.
Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:03:00 -0700The Idaho Law Review will host its 2017 symposium, Livestock Grazing on Public Lands: Law, Policy & Rebellion, from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Mountain time Friday, March 31, at the Idaho State Capitol, Lincoln Auditorium, in Boise. This symposium is sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0700The works of Giacomo Puccini, one of the most renown opera composers, will be featured in two upcoming concerts held by the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music. UI’s Opera Workshop will perform two of Puccini’s operas, “Gianni Schicchi” and “Suor Angelica.” The two performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 and Sunday, April 2, in the University of Idaho’s Administration Building Auditorium. Read more
Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:04:00 -0700Mary Szybist, an award-winning poet and the University of Idaho’s 2017 Distinguished Visiting Writer of Poetry, will be giving a free public reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the 1912 Center. Read more
Posted Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:51:00 -0700The University of Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program and Vandal Health Education are offering two programs next week discussing opioid and heroin use.
Posted Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:02:00 -0700A University of Idaho student’s original composition will bring fresh musical life to the 1925 silent drama “The Phantom of the Opera” during a performance in Spokane in April. Read more
Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:18:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor three individuals for their achievements and service to the university at the Latah County Silver and Gold Celebration on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The event is 6-8 p.m. at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom, 709 Deakin Avenue, in Moscow.
Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0700The College of Graduate Studies will host its seventh annual Innovation Showcase from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 13, on the fourth floor of the Idaho Commons. Read more
Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0700The American Bar Association (ABA) approved the opening of a first-year law program in Boise for the University of Idaho College of Law. The Idaho State Board of Education approved the first-year law program in February. A first-year law program will now be available in both the Moscow and Boise locations beginning this fall semester.
Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:07:00 -0700Idaho’s dairy industry has attracted a largely Hispanic labor force that includes many foreign-born workers. Communities in South Central Idaho have benefited from these workers, as well as from strong regional leadership that helped attract dairy processing industries. These are some of the findings from a recent study conducted by the University of Idaho’s McClure Center for Public Policy Research. Read more
Posted Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:13:00 -0700The Environmental Law Society and the Federalist Society will host Karl Brooks, an EPA administrator under the Obama administration, for a lecture Tuesday, March 21. The talk, “No Surprises: EPA’s Perilous Future in the Trump/Pruitt Era,” begins at 6 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday in the Menard Courtroom. It will be livestreamed to Boise at 7 p.m. Mountain time to the Idaho Law and Justice Center, Room 124. It is free and open to the public. The lecture will be catered by Panda Express with food being served at 5:30 p.m. Read more
UI Extension’s Cultivating Success Program and Farm Commons Partner offers Sustainable Farm Law 101 in Driggs
Posted Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:41:00 -0700From hiring workers, leasing or buying land, implementing food safety measures, negotiating sales, forming an LLC, filing taxes, and getting insurance—legal issues work their way into every aspect of the sustainable farm. The good news is that developing a strong, legally resilient farm business is easier than you think. The University of Idaho Extension's Cultivating Success Program and the Farm Commons Partner will offer Sustainable Farm Law 101 in Driggs on Wednesday, March 22. Read more
Posted Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0700Hands-on journalism training is available in Boise this May during the University of Idaho’s School of Journalism and Mass Media’s annual High School Journalism Workshop. Read more
Posted Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:34:00 -0800Professor Kelly Quinnett, head of performance at UI Theatre Arts, was awarded the Golden Medallion, considered one of the greatest honors in theater education, during the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Denver, Colorado, in February. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:06:00 -0800The 30th anniversary season of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series continues this month with a performance by New York Polyphony, a two-time Grammy-nominated male classical vocal quartet. The concert, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Administration Building Auditorium, will feature diverse works and will include a collaboration with the University of Idaho Vandaleers. Read more
Posted Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:13:00 -0800In a time when the world seems to becoming smaller through globalization, it is also pulling itself apart. This is the focus of the 2017 University of Idaho Borah Symposium, scheduled for April 3-5.
Posted Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0800The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Ginger Carney has been named as the dean of the College of Science, as well as full professor of biology, effective Aug. 14, 2017. Read more
Posted Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Library has selected five faculty members for its inaugural Think Open Fellowship program. Read more
Posted Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:30:00 -0800The University of Idaho Hemingway Festival’s High School Writing Contest is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s competition. Winners in each category receive a cash prize of $100 and will have their work highlighted at the Hemingway Festival Literary Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, March 4. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho has announced the winners of the 26th annual statewide high school art competition, “Visualizing Science,” sponsored by the College of Art and Architecture’s Art and Design program. Awards went to the following students at a reception on Friday, Feb. 24: Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:30:00 -0800After an 11-year hiatus, the competition at last week’s 50th Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was strong, with around 386 total entrants, consisting of soloists, combos and ensembles. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0800The 2017 University of Idaho football schedule includes six games at the Kibbie Dome with a Thursday night date (Aug. 31) against Sacramento State launching the season. Read more
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 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0800Some of the best advice that University of Idaho animal science professor and researcher Matt Doumit ever received about teaching came from an uncle who was a professor at Fresno State University. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:58:00 -0800The University of Idaho’s student-organized TEDxUIdaho event is returning to campus for the third year this spring. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:06:00 -0800Race relation issues are never black and white, as demonstrated in the new play, “The Red Pen” by Vinecia Coleman, which receives a professionally showcased, free staged-reading at Chicago Dramatists in Chicago, Illinois, at 7:30 p.m. on March 15. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly suggested by emailing email@example.com to ensure a seat. Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0800University of Idaho alumna Marilyn Denis has been selected as the University of Idaho 2017 commencement speaker and as an honorary degree recipient. The surprise announcement was made today, Feb. 28, during a live taping of the Canadian daytime series “The Marilyn Denis Show” on CTV.
Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0800Jean Henscheid was named interim director of the University of Idaho’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research, based in Boise. Her appointment follows the retirement of Priscilla Salant, who has served as the director since 2014. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:21:00 -0800The University of Idaho Women’s Center will again host the only national touring festival of short films by, for and about women. The LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival will take place on Thursday, March 2, in Moscow. LUNAFEST, produced by LUNA, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, provides a national platform for independent women filmmakers to share their talents and stories.
Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:00 -0800A first-of-its-kind analysis of wildfire records from 1992-2012 showed that humans started 84 percent of all wildfires nationwide. In northwestern states — including Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Montana — humans started about half of all wildfires.
Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:30:00 -0800After an exciting opening concert featuring Grammy-nominee René Marie and Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi, tickets for the final concert of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center– are selling out quickly. Approximately 600 seats remain. Read more
Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Sustainability Center will host its fifth annual UIdeas Symposium next week. The event will feature interdisciplinary and inspirational presentations from UI faculty sharing what they do, why they do it and how it relates to sustainability. Read more
Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:02:00 -0800Vandal Health Education is collaborating with the UI Women’s Center and Counseling and Testing Center to promote National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 27 to March 3. Read more
Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:03:00 -0800Competition begins at the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival on Feb. 23. The students — about 354 entrants, consisting of soloists, combos and ensembles and representing 112 K-12 schools from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, Canada — will compete as part of the festival’s 50th anniversary event. Read more
Posted Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho’s Vandal Health Education department invites the UI community to take a moment to check-in on their mental health during UI’s inaugural Fresh Check Day March 8.
Posted Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:01:00 -0800Idaho Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb’s keynote address in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.
Posted Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0800Twenty-six teens and three community leaders from Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras will visit the Moscow and the University of Idaho this spring as part of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program. Read more
Posted Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:04:00 -0800BOISE — Nearly 160 teens will learn about leadership this weekend in Idaho’s capital city during the University of Idaho Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference.