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Legal Expert Available to Discuss Idaho’s “Ag-Gag” Law
Posted: Tuesday, August 4
Boise, Idaho – August 4, 2014 – U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill ruled Monday that an Idaho law making it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities violates the right to free speech. University of Idaho Associate Law Professor, Shaakirrah Sanders, is an expert in this area of the constitution. She is available to speak to media on this subject and this particu...
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‘Ugly Betty’ Actor, Education Advocate to Speak at UI Convocation
Posted: Monday, August 3
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 3, 2015 — The University of Idaho will welcome back students, staff and faculty members on Friday, Aug. 21, with its annual University Convocation ceremony. This year’s speaker is Tony Plana, an education and diversity advocate known for his stereotype-shattering roles in film and television. Plana is best known for staring as Ignacio Suarez, the widowed...
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UI Animal Scientist McGuire to Serve as Idaho Ag Experiment Station Interim Director
Posted: Sunday, August 2
University of Idaho lactation physiologist Mark McGuire, Animal and Veterinary Science Department head, will serve as interim director of the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station beginning Aug. 2 with the retirement of current director Donn Thill. The station is based in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. McGuire joined the UI faculty in 1995 and has served as department head since 2...
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UI Weed Scientist, Ag Experiment Station Director Donn Thill Retires
Posted: Sunday, August 2
When Donn Thill retired July 30 as Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station director, he capped a 35-year career as a University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences professor and weed scientist.   His participation in agricultural research goes beyond that to working during the summer as a high school student for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. &n...
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Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth Presents Free Showing of 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'
Posted: Friday, July 31
Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth (IRTY) will present a free showing of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Hartung Outdoor Theater, 625 Stadium Drive in Moscow. The performance is the culmination of a three-week summer drama camp for youth that began on July 20 and is sponsored by IRTY. Participants spend their afternoons learning about acting, dance, m...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Theatre Arts | News Release
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UI's Palousafest Includes Hot Air Balloon Rides
Posted: Wednesday, July 29
New and returning students will have a chance to gain a sky-high view of the University of Idaho and Moscow community at the annual Palousafest event on Saturday, Aug. 22. This year’s event, hosted by UI’s Department of Student Involvement, will include tethered hot air balloon rides (weather permitting) to give students an aerial view of their new home. Other activities of the annual ...
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UI Names New Program Head for Bioregional Planning and Community Design
Posted: Wednesday, July 29
 The University of Idaho is pleased to announce Jaap Vos has been named the program head for Bioregional Planning and Community Design (BIOP). His first day was July 20. Vos joins UI’s Urban Design Center (UDC) in Boise after serving as the director of Community and Regional Planning at Boise State University before its cancellation in 2015. He has a doctorate in regional planning fro...
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UI Hires New Vice President for Finance
Posted: Friday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 24, 2015 — The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Brian R. Foisy has accepted the position of vice president for Finance. His first day at UI is Aug. 31. Foisy brings nearly 20 years of experience in higher education finances to UI, and he most recently served as vice president for Administration and Finance at Minot State University in Minot, North Da...
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First-Generation College-Bound Students Benefit from UI/Verizon Partnership
Posted: Friday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 24, 2015 — Twenty at-risk high school students are experiencing hands-on scientific learning as they investigate climate change, water quality, fuel alternatives and more during the University of Idaho’s Upward Bound Math Science program at the McCall Field Campus, supported by a $6,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation. The Upward Bound students are liv...
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Explore Idaho’s Link to Oreos, Agricultural Science at UI Aberdeen Twilight Tour July 29
Posted: Friday, July 24
ABERDEEN, Idaho – The University of Idaho Aberdeen Research and Extension Center will hold the Twilight Tour from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.   The event welcomes families and farmers with fun ways to learn more about efforts by the university to improve lives and benefit agriculture from home landscaping to major crops.   Topics include Idaho wheat’s role in Oreo cookies...
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