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Diversity in Natural Resources Topic of Keynote and Panel Discussion
Posted: Friday, September 4
    Writer, performer and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney will give a keynote talk based on her book “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Vandal Ballroom South in the Bruce M. Pitman Center on the University of Idaho campus. The presentation, “Radical Presenc...
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UI Partners to Build New Exhibit About Boise Watershed
Posted: Friday, September 4
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. ...
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College of Law Increases Resident Enrollment and Class Quality
Posted: Thursday, September 3
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...
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Paint the Palouse to Paint Two Houses in Moscow Sept. 19
Posted: Thursday, September 3
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...
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UI-WSU Study Finds Local Input Can Ease Conflict During Wildland Fires
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
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...
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Free Performance of “Vang” by UI Theater Professor Thursday
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
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...
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Brian Johnson Named Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Chair in Power Engineering
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
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...
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Anthony Doerr to tell story behind his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
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...
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Award-winning Novelist Kent Meyers to read at UI Sept. 17
Posted: Tuesday, September 1
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...
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Staged Reading of “The Gorgon” Opens Sept. 16
Posted: Tuesday, September 1
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...
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