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UI Student Receives Prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship
Posted: Monday, August 31
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...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism | News Release | Honors Program
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UI Part of Effort to Improve Clothing for Wildland Firefighters
Posted: Monday, August 31
Clothing that can protect firefighters so they can protect the public is very much on the mind of University of Idaho clothing, textiles and design professor Sonya Meyer these days. Meyer, UI School of Family and Consumer Sciences director at Moscow, is part of a national project to review wildland firefighters’ clothing to find ways to improve its effectiveness, comfort and safety. “O...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Family and Consumer Sciences | News Release
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UI Opens Kibbie Dome to High School Teams
Posted: Thursday, August 27
Due to persistent air quality concerns around northern Idaho, the University of Idaho has opened up the Kibbie Dome-ASUI Activity Center for use by area athletic teams. “We are incredibly pleased to be able to offer the use of our facility to these high school athletes,” said Robert Anderson, director of University Support Services at UI. “It is part of our commitment as a univer...
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UI Adjusts Activities Due to Air Quality Concerns
Posted: Wednesday, August 26
Wildfire smoke continues to pose an air quality problem in much of the Northwest, including Idaho. Air quality conditions in the Moscow area are currently in the hazardous range.  Air quality predictions, which can change rapidly in response to fire conditions, wind, and other factors, will likely range from moderate to hazardous in the Moscow area for the foreseeable future. Visit http://air...
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News Release | Moscow | Safety
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UI Forestry Extension Publications Help Educate about Wildfire
Posted: Tuesday, August 25
Protecting private property before a fire and managing land and natural resources afterward are both key concerns as wildfires continue to burn across the West. The University of Idaho Extension has free publications to help with both. “The dry, hot conditions this summer are further tested by our desire to live farther and farther into the woods, or what we call the wildland urban interface...
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Natural Resources | News Release
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UI and WSU Receive Grant to Help Communities Prepare for, Recover from Wildfires
Posted: Monday, August 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 24, 2015 — More than 6,000 fires have burned more than 1 million acres in the Northwest so far in 2015, with experts predicting continuing severe wildfires in coming years.  To help Northwest communities prepare for the future, University of Idaho and Washington State University researchers are studying ways to increase communities’ ability to withstand...
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Wildfire Smoke Causes Air Quality Problems
Posted: Saturday, August 22
Wildfire smoke continues to pose an air quality problem in much of the Northwest, including Idaho.  Air quality predictions, which can change rapidly in response to fire conditions, wind, and other factors indicate a "Moderate" to "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" condition likely in Moscow.   University activities will continue as scheduled, but we recommend that anyone with lung problem...
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News Release | Security
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Dean of College of Business Stepping Down in 2016
Posted: Thursday, August 20
Mario Reyes, dean of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Idaho, has announced that he will step down as dean at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Reyes intends to take a retooling break before returning to UI as a business faculty member in January 2017, with retirement plans in the not too distant future.  "This is a difficult decision for me because I truly love t...
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Business & Economics | News Release
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Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Open for Classes Monday, Aug. 24
Posted: Wednesday, August 19
The University of Idaho College of Law’s new Boise facility, the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center (ILJLC), will open to students on Monday, Aug. 24. The campus offers courses for second- and third-year law students taking classes in Boise. Over the past year, construction crews have been renovating the former historic Ada County Courthouse, adjacent to the Idaho State Bar, Idaho Suprem...
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Law | University of Idaho Boise | News Release
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Vandal Spirit Friday Kicks-off 2015-16 Athletic Season
Posted: Wednesday, August 19
The Moscow community and all Vandal fans are invited to attend Vandal Spirit Friday, the kickoff event for the 2015-16 athletic season. Vandal Spirit Friday runs from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Eastside Marketplace, 1420 S. Blaine St., along Highway 8 in Moscow. It includes live music, food and beverage vendors; autograph sessions with Vandal student-athletes; an appearance by the UI marching b...
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