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Climate and Fires Tightly Linked Over the Past Century in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Posted: Thursday, July 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 2, 2015 – Despite large changes in forest management and fire suppression, climate strongly influences wildfire activity in the northern Rocky Mountains, according to research published by a team of University of Idaho and U.S. Geological Survey scientists. The increase in wildfires in the past 30 years coincides with an increase in warm, dry summer conditions...
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Idaho Repertory Theatre Presents World Premiere of “The Little Prince”
Posted: Wednesday, July 1
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 1, 2015 — Idaho Repertory Theatre (IRT) presents the premiere of “The Little Prince,” a stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved classic. The story is brought to life by award-winning director Matt Foss, assistant professor in theater at the University of Idaho. Performances are 7:30 p.m. July 23-25, 31 and Aug. 1, 7-8, with aft...
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UI Awards More Than $24 Million in Scholarships to Students
Posted: Monday, June 29
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 30, 2015 – A college education is essential in today’s world, and the University of Idaho is working hard to provide that opportunity. For the 2015-16 academic year, more than 6,200 students from 45 states have been awarded over $24 million in scholarship support from the University of Idaho.  "A college degree can be a financial challenge. Obtaining a c...
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UI Showcases New Beer, Bread Research at Parker Farm Field Day
Posted: Monday, June 29
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 29, 2015 — The University of Idaho Parker Farm Field Day on Thursday, July 9, will feature agricultural research focused on wheat, canola, acidic soils and horticultural applications for biochar. The tour will also feature research focused on taste preferences for bread baked from hard red or hard white wheat and a new wheat beer, UI Stone Gold Vandal Wheat Be...
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UI Extension, Regional Climate Change Project Hosts Precision Ag Field Tour July 8
Posted: Friday, June 26
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 26, 2015 — The USDA-funded Regional Approaches to Climate Change (REACCH) project and University of Idaho Extension are holding a Precision Agriculture Field Tour on Wednesday, July 8, to respond to a growing desire among Palouse-area farmers to learn ways to more efficiently use resources, including fertilizers, pesticides and emerging technologies. Registrat...
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U-Idaho Law Professor Available to Discuss Equal Protection and Same-Sex Marriage
Posted: Friday, June 26
The United States Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 today that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, under the clause of the 14th Amendment. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority. The United States has become the 21st country to legalize same-sex marriage with the couples being able to take advantage of the same legal rights and benefits as married heterosexuals and will be recognized on ...
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College of Law and ICOLT Release Idaho’s First Guide to Conservation Funds
Posted: Thursday, June 25
The University of Idaho College of Law has researched and published Idaho’s first guide to funding resources available for conservation on private land. “Funding Conservation in Idaho: A Survey of Federal, State & Local Resources Assisting Conservation on Private Lands,” was written in association with the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts (ICOLT) and released through its Econo...
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UI Microbiologist Appointed to National Advisory Committee
Posted: Thursday, June 25
University of Idaho microbiologist/food science researcher and Distinguished Professor Carolyn Hovde Bohach was appointed Tuesday to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Bohach will serve a two-year term, from 2015-2017, on NACMCF, which was established in 1988 by the USDA (Food Safety and Inspection Service), the U.S...
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Department of Education Announces Funding for UI-CAMP Through 2020
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 24, 2015 — The University of Idaho has received a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund its College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) for the next five years. The funds — about $425,000 a year — will help the program continue to provide financial, academic and support services to students from migrant and seasonal farmworking ...
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UI Theater Professor Receives Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 24, 2015 — University of Idaho professor Robert Caisley, head of dramatic writing in the Department of Theatre Arts, has been awarded an individual fellowship in performing and media arts in playwriting from the Idaho Commission on the Arts. The highly competitive fellowship recognizes Caisley’s outstanding work and artistic excellence and is awarded to help ...
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