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.
Posted Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho has expanded a scholarship program that will make it easier for Washington and Oregon students to attend college.
Posted Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800The Idaho State Board of Education approved the opening of a first-year law program in Boise for the University of Idaho College of Law. Pending final American Bar Association approval, a first-year law program will be available in both the Moscow and Boise locations beginning this fall semester.
Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:02:00 -0800The Idaho State Board of Education (SBOE) gave the University of Idaho approval to move into the planning and design phase of the proposed Idaho Arena, a 4,700-seat facility that will house Vandal court sports and university events. The SBOE approved the next phase of the project at its meeting Wednesday in Boise. Read more
Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0800The 2017 University of Idaho Hemingway Festival, scheduled March 3-4, will provide two days packed with literary enjoyment for the University of Idaho and the surrounding community. Read more
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:41:00 -0800The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Feb. 23-25, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots on the UI campus will have restrictions during the festival. Read more
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:03:00 -0800The University of Idaho Library's Digital Initiatives program has released a new website featuring digitized issues of the UI Argonaut newspaper dating from 1898 to 2010. Read more
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:02:00 -0800The University of Idaho has seen a surge in interest for the 50th anniversary of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, with student participation increasing more than 13 percent. Read more
Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:09:00 -0800University of Idaho Theatre Arts presents “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” by Sarah Ruhl, at 7:30 p.m., March 3-4 and at 2 p.m., March 5 at the Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Avenue, in Moscow. Tickets are available at the door, 30 minutes before curtain, and are free for UI students and $10 for the general public. Read more
Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:01:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law Legal Aid Clinic and the Multicultural Law Caucus will host a panel discussion examining immigration law and issues facing immigrants under the Trump administration.
Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:22:00 -0800People around the world celebrated Charles Darwin’s incredible contributions to science on Feb. 12, International Darwin Day. Today, they can celebrate him again by blasting evolving digital aliens in a new video game created by University of Idaho students, “Darwin’s Demons.”
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho is already seeing bright economic benefits from a recent upgrade to LED lamps. Read more
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:46:00 -0800University of Idaho researchers will team with six school districts throughout the state to improve student achievement and classroom instruction, thanks to a $750,000 grant from Idaho’s State Board of Education. Read more
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:52:00 -0800Accomplished graphic designer and storyteller Aaron Draplin has made a name for himself as a next generation design influencer with his irreverent approach to work, life and design. Read more
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:15:00 -0800Looking for a creative activity for your kids during spring break? University of Idaho Theatre Arts is partnering with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks to host a weeklong drama camp, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 13-17, on UI’s Moscow campus. The camp culminates in a public performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on March 18. Read more
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0800Avista will present the University of Idaho with a rebate for $1,044,365 following UI’s successful completion of an energy-efficiency project to replace more than 66,000 lights across campus with LED lamps. The switch, which took place during the fall semester, is expected to save the university approximately $355,000 annually. UI President Chuck Staben will accept the rebate from Avista representatives on behalf of the university. The project is the latest in an ongoing effort to improve energy-efficiency at the university.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0800A video game that combines zombies and debt taps into popular culture to help teenagers learn about finances. “Night of the Living Debt” will be officially unveiled this Saturday, Feb. 11, as teens sit down to play the game and learn about how to get credit and stay away from debt zombies. The app, which can be downloaded for free, has already won numerous awards for innovation. Read more
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:56:00 -0800A prominent media critic is calling for news organizations to stop sending top reporters to staged White House briefings where news takes a back seat to attacks on the media. Jay Rosen, author, blogger and journalism professor, will bring that message to the University of Idaho on Thursday, Feb. 16.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:15:00 -0800The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene is closed today, Feb. 9, 2017, due to weather. The UI website, www.uidaho.edu/cda will be updated as conditions change. Read more
Posted Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:35:00 -0800Reginald Reeves of Ketchum, Idaho — an attorney and retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army well known for his volunteerism — will give the keynote address during the 2017 University of Idaho commemoration of Black History Month this February. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0800A new project from the University of Idaho brings scientific research to life in art form, revealing a deep kinship inherent in seemingly disparate disciplines. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:42:00 -0800University of Idaho researchers and their international partners have conducted an unprecedented global study that establishes where mega-wildfires occur and why they become disasters. This research initiates new conversations on the important topic of how communities can better prepare for fire. The findings were published yesterday in the scientific journal Nature Ecology and Evolution.
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:03:00 -0800University of Idaho Theatre Arts presents a free, one-night-only remount performance of “Medea: Her Story” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Tickets are free and available at BookPeople of Moscow, at the door an hour before curtain, or by calling the UI Theatre Arts office at 208-885-6465.
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:25:00 -0800A dual-credit course in computer science will be made available online to high school students across Idaho in fall 2017, thanks to a collaboration between Sandpoint High School, the University of Idaho College of Engineering and UI Coeur d’Alene. Read more
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho’s Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning (CDIL) — a collaborative effort between the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the University of Idaho Library — has selected four faculty members for the centers inaugural summer fellows program.
Posted Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:18:00 -0800Jazz historian Ted Gioia believes jazz can be part of the solution to a music world in crisis – particularly if mainstream audiences pay attention to popular musicians who are embracing jazz.
Posted Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:21:00 -0800University of Idaho Theatre Arts student Keely Wright-Ogren of Orange City, Iowa, has been selected as the national winner of the 2017 Robert E. Cohen Sound Achievement Award. The award is part of the U.S. Institute of Theatre Technology’s (USITT) prestigious Awards for Young Designers and Technicians in the Performing Arts. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:48:00 -0800Inland Northwest farmers will be better prepared to adapt to climate change as a result of a three-state, six-year, $20 million project led by the University of Idaho, the project’s director says. Read more