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“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” Film Screenings at University of Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 21, 2014 – The University of Idaho Library will offer a series of screenings and discussion forums centered around three new documentary films that include riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America. “Freedom Riders,” “The Loving Story” and “The Abolitionists” will show at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28, Feb...
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University of Idaho Concludes Record Capital Campaign
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 20, 2015 – Thanks to the generosity of nearly 45,000 donors, the University of Idaho has concluded its Inspiring Futures: Invest in the University of Idaho $225 million capital campaign with gifts and pledges totaling more than $261 million. The largest comprehensive fundraising effort for any purpose, public or private, in the history of the state, the seven-an...
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World Premier Play “Stationary/Stationery” Informed By Science and Surrealism
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
MOSCOW, Idaho –Jan. 20, 2015 – Writing is like a science experiment for University of Idaho Theatre Arts student Vinecia Coleman, author of “Stationary/Stationery,” which premieres in February."I enjoy taking multiple theatrical elements, combining them, and then allowing them to create a unique place in the imagination of the theatre-goer," said Coleman, a master’s o...
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Work Begins This Month on New Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The University of Idaho College of Law is happy to announce that renovations are expected to begin this month on the new Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center, formerly the old Ada County Courthouse, in Boise. The College plans to move its Boise-based law students to the new center in time for fall semester 2015. The UI College of Law is based in Moscow, but offers a Boise option for second- ...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: What’s New for 2015
Posted: Monday, January 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 12, 2015 – Organizers of the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival are happy to announce new events and changes at this year’s festival. New features of the festival, which runs Feb. 25-28, will include a kickoff event, ticket promotions with local businesses and much more. Festival Kickoff Event: This year’s kickoff of the 48th annua...
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UI Researchers Form Ebola Working Group
Posted: Monday, January 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 12, 2015 – In response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in western Africa, researchers at the University of Idaho have formed the Ebola Working Group to create tools to help track and treat the disease – and potentially other viruses. The group, a subset of the university’s newly formed Collaboratorium for Modeling Complex Problems, is tackling two pr...
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UI Expresses Sadness, Condolences for Victims of Moscow Shooting
Posted: Saturday, January 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 10, 2015 – In the wake of Saturday’s tragic shootings in Moscow, Idaho, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben expressed shock and sadness and offered sympathy to family and friends of the victims.  “We are deeply saddened by the violence today that seriously injured one person and claimed the lives of three others; two from our Vandal family,...
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UI Economists Say Idaho Agriculture Posts Strong Year Financially
Posted: Friday, January 9
MOSCOW, Idaho - Idaho’s farmers and ranchers posted a fourth-straight record year for projected cash receipts in 2014, according to University of Idaho agricultural economists. The $9.7 billion in sales of milk, livestock and crops was a 16 percent increase from 2013 projections. Net farm income of $4.53 billion set a second-straight record, too, up 46 percent from 2013. Soaring milk rece...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest Announces Saturday Evening Performers
Posted: Thursday, January 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 8, 2015 – The 48th annual University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s Saturday, Feb. 28, evening extravaganza is now complete, adding four new performers to the current lineup of Stefon Harris and Dianne Reeves.New artists include saxophonist and composer Tia Fuller, clarinetist and saxophonist Ken Peplowski, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and vocalist Ern...
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UI Law Professor Barb Cosens Gets NSF Grant to Do Water Research Down Under
Posted: Monday, January 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 5, 2015 – University of Idaho College of Law Professor Barbara Cosens has been selected as a visiting professor with the ANZSOG—Goyder Institute Visiting Professors Program in association with Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia, for part of the 2015 spring semester. The competitive selection process required Cosens’ proposal for resea...
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Auditions for UI Musical Comedy and Shakespeare on Jan. 17
Posted: Tuesday, December 23 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 23, 2014- Auditions for the 2015 University of Idaho Theatre Arts Spring Season, featuring “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, a musical comedy, directed by Chris Will, and “Cymbeline” by William Shakespeare, directed by Matt Foss, will take place 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, in the Hartung Theater at 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Call b...
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Discover Idaho’s Wildflowers with New App
Posted: Monday, December 22 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 22, 2014 – The University of Idaho’s Stillinger Herbarium, the University of Washington’s Herbarium at the Burke Museum and Idaho State University’s Ray J. Davis Herbarium have partnered with High Country Apps to create the “Idaho Wildflowers” app, now available for iOS, Android and Kindle devices.  The app includes profiles of mo...
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Avista and Water Resources Program Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 17, 2014 – The University of Idaho Environmental Science & Water Resources Program is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship.  Doctoral student Becky Rittenburg will receive $3,000, and Patrick Johnson, a concurrent master’s and JD student, will be awarded $2,000. Avista awards the scholarships in recogniti...
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UI Prichard Art Gallery Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Posted: Monday, December 15 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 15, 2014 – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery is one of only 163 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America grant.  The Prichard Art Gallery will receive a $10,000 grant to support the exhibit “Attention to Detail,” curated by UI MFA gradu...
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U-Idaho Invites Student Submissions for First Annual MLK Art and Essay Contest
Posted: Monday, December 15 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 15 2014 – To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the legacy of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Idaho College of Law, Division of Diversity and Human Rights, Ubuntu, ASUI, and College of Graduate Studies are sponsoring the First Annual MLK Art and Essay Contest. “The University of Idaho’s new contes...
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UI Dean’s Book Earns Top Award from Librarians’ Association
Posted: Thursday, December 11 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 11, 2014 – A book written by Jie Chen, dean of the University of Idaho College of Graduate Studies, is gaining international recognition. Chen’s book, “A Middle Class without Democracy: Economic Growth and the Prospects for Democratization in China,” was named the 2014 Best Academic Book by the Chinese American Librarians Association. The book tak...
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White House Recognizes University of Idaho as National Leader in Community Service
Posted: Wednesday, December 10 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho –Dec. 10, 2014 – University of Idaho’s outreach and engagement efforts were recognized this week by the White House.  The UI was listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year. UI has been on the list since it began in 2006. A total of 766 higher education institutions were named to the 2014 honor r...
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UI Graduates 747 Students in Fall 2014 Commencement
Posted: Wednesday, December 10 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 10, 2014 – The University of Idaho will graduate 747 students with 775 degrees earned at fall commencement on Dec. 13 in Moscow. Candidates applied for 563 baccalaureates, 152 master’s degrees, 9 specialist degrees, 41 doctoral degrees and 10 juris doctoral degrees. 416 students plan to attend the commencement ceremony at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center on Sa...
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UI College of Art and Architecture Faculty Exhibit Opens at Prichard Art Gallery Dec. 12
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 9, 2014 – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will present its annual College of Art and Architecture (CAA) faculty art exhibit, celebrating faculty members' creative contributions in the community. The exhibit opens Friday, Dec. 12, and will run through Saturday, Jan. 24. An opening reception will be 5-8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the gallery. The media include phot...
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UI Students Earn Honors in “Best Use of Idaho Wood” Design Contest
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – December 9, 2014 – University of Idaho architecture students earned honors in a “Best Use of Idaho Wood” competition to design a new presidential residence for the University of Idaho. The projects were judged on how their designs demonstrated a creative solution and knowledgeable application of integrated design and an innovative use of wood Taking top hon...
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Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert Warms Up the Season
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 9, 2014 – The temperature outside has plunged past comfortable, but holiday cheer will warm thousands of concertgoers Friday, Dec. 12, inside the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center during the University of Idaho’s annual Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free, though donations of cash will be accepted at the door to benefit the Lion...
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Brain Game Free Tuition Winner to Be Announced Saturday
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 4, 2014 – The lucky winner of a free semester of tuition and fees from the University of Idaho Science Brain Game contest will be announced at the Vandal men’s basketball team’s home game on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Brain Game offered contestants the chance to answer scientific trivia questions at UI Vandal home football games, as well as over the airwaves...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest Tickets on Sale Now
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 4, 2014 – Tickets for the general public are on sale now for the 48th annual University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. The festival runs Feb. 25-28. Tickets are available for all evening concerts with prices ranging from $20-$50 per night, with discounts for participating students and youth. “These artists are traveling hundreds of miles – often...
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UI Students compete in Idaho Forest Products Commission’s Best Use of Idaho Wood Architecture Design Awards
Posted: Tuesday, December 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Taking inspiration from their own backyard, University of Idaho architecture students are finding new ways to incorporate wood into architecture with the help of the Idaho Forest Products Commission’s (IFPC) Best Use of Idaho Wood Architecture Design Awards. Winning designs will be recognized during a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the I...
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UI Snake River Sugar Beet Conference Focuses on Adapting Research Results to Individual Farms
Posted: Monday, December 1 2014
BOISE, Idaho – Nov. 26, 2014 – The University of Idaho Snake River Sugar Beet Conference planned Dec. 9 in Boise and Dec. 11 in Burley will focus on ways growers can adapt research findings to their own farms and combat herbicide-resistant weeds. This year’s conference is part of an annual series stretching back some three decades. Speakers this year will offer growers ideas for...
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College of Engineering’s Unique Opportunity to Fill Departmental Chair Positions
Posted: Monday, November 24 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 24, 2014 – The University of Idaho, College of Engineering is currently conducting searches for chairs in all departments of the college. “This is a unique and rare situation,” said College of Engineering Dean Larry Stauffer. “Though it is a coincidence we have chair openings in all departments, it presents us with two distinct opportunities. One...
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Holiday Classic “A Christmas Carol” Opens on Dec. 4
Posted: Thursday, November 20 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho — David Lee-Painter has an intimate knowledge of the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.” He’s played Scrooge in three different productions over the decades and for the second consecutive year directs the play for University of Idaho Theatre Arts and Idaho Repertory Theatre. Performances of “A Christmas Carol” are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 5, 6, 11, 13...
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College of Natural Resources Professor Earns National Teaching Honors
Posted: Thursday, November 20 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 20, 2014 – Karen Launchbaugh of the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources is being honored in Washington D.C. today as the 2014 U.S. Professor of the Year for the state of Idaho from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The honor is given each year to one professor from e...
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On-Campus Jazz Fest Site Management Course Offered
Posted: Wednesday, November 19 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho –Nov. 20, 2014 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival seeks volunteer site and stage managers for the 48th annual festival, and invites interested people to a great opportunity to learn the ropes of event management. UI faculty, staff and students as well as community members are invited to learn more about venue logistics, event planning and leadership ...
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UI Boise / Idaho Water Center is Closed Today
Posted: Friday, November 14 2014
Due to snow, the University of Idaho Boise campus is closed and classes have been canceled for Friday, Nov. 14. The University of Idaho Boise expects to be open Monday, Nov. 17. The Idaho Water Center located at 322 E. Front Street in Boise is closed today due to weather. 
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UI College of Law Small Business Legal Clinic Selected for PTO Pilot Program
Posted: Wednesday, November 12 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 12, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Law is honored to have been selected to join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Law School Pilot Clinic Certification Program for trademark law. The PTO recently expanded the program to include 19 new law schools. The Pilot Clinic Certification Program, which was launched this fall, has two components: ...
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U-Idaho Ski Team Screens Pretty Faces
Posted: Tuesday, November 11 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – November 11, 2014 – The University of Idaho Ski Team, with promotional support from the UI Women’s Center, will host a screening of “Pretty Faces: The Story of a Skier Girl” produced by Unicorn Picnic. Big mountain skier Lynsey Dyer originated the concept for “Pretty Faces” with the objective of giving women, young and old, a source of in...
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Neibling Shares in National Research Award
Posted: Friday, November 7 2014
Howard Neibling, Kimberly-based University of Idaho Extension irrigation management engineer, works to improve irrigation efficiency on Idaho’s farms and ranches. Work by Neibling and his colleagues on the 19-state project Microirrigation for Sustainable Water Use or W-2128 won the 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award. Neibling’s research on using m...
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University of Idaho GIS Day Celebrates Geospatial Technology
Posted: Thursday, November 6 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2014 – The University of Idaho will host its annual GIS Day from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Crest and Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms of the Idaho Commons on the Moscow campus. The UI Library is organizing the event, which will feature prepared talks, exhibits and printed posters on topics related to geospatial technology. Admission is free, and th...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Call for Volunteers
Posted: Thursday, November 6 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2014 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival seeks volunteers to staff its 48th festival from February 25-28, 2015. VolunteerHub, the festival’s sign-up database, is now open to community members, students, faculty and staff volunteers. The database is filled with job descriptions and general information about volunteering for the festival. ...
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Native American Heritage Month Features Lecture on ‘Indigenuity in an Age of Global Crisis’
Posted: Wednesday, November 5 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2014 – The University of Idaho will host Daniel R. Wildcat for a lecture on “Exercising Indigenuity in an Age of Global Crises” as part of Native American Heritage Month. The lecture takes place from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 10 in the UI College of Law Courtroom. Wildcat is a Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma. He is director of the Haskell Environ...
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UI Hires Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Enrollment; Dean of Students
Posted: Wednesday, November 5 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 5, 2014 – The University of Idaho has appointed Jean Kim, Ed.D, to the position of Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Craig Chatriand has been promoted from Associate Dean of Students to Dean of Students. Kim will oversee all departments in the student affairs division, which supports a wide array of programs that create an enriching and sa...
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Award-winning Palestinian-American Poet Naomi Shihab Nye to read at the University of Idaho on Nov. 13, 2014
Posted: Tuesday, November 4 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – November 13, 2014 – Naomi Shihab Nye visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the UI College of Law Courtroom. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Nye. “Naomi Shihab Nye’s work achieves that rare combination of fine poetic craft and wi...
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UI Professor Möller Wins USDA National Teaching Award
Posted: Sunday, November 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 3, 2014 – University of Idaho professor and environmental chemist Greg Möller received one of the nation’s most exclusive and prestigious teaching awards Sunday, Nov. 2. He became the first professor at the University of Idaho and neighboring Washington State University since 1996 to win a National USDA Excellence in Teaching Award given by the Associat...
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UI Issues Guidelines Related to Ebola
Posted: Thursday, October 30 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 30, 2014 – The University of Idaho is monitoring the threat of the Ebola virus relative to the UI community and has established a response consistent with recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to minimize the spread of the virus. In line with CDC guidelines for universities, colleges and students, UI has implemented the following: 1. Consistent ...
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The Martin Institute and the LGBTQA Office Present “Next Goal Wins”
Posted: Wednesday, October 29 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 29, 2014 - The Martin Institute and the LGBTQA Office at the University of Idaho will host a screening of “Next Goal Wins” directed by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. The 2014 British documentary film chronicles the national football team of American Samoa as they try to recover from the indignity of being known as one of the weakest football teams in the world...
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F-Word Live Poetry Slam Comes to Campus Nov. 6
Posted: Tuesday, October 28 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 23, 2014 –The University of Idaho Women’s Center and the Feminist Led Activist Movement to Empower will hold the “F-Word” Live Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Borah Theater of the UI Student Union Building. ”F Word” Live was created to form a space in which anyone can express their feelings and experiences related to th...
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University of Idaho Library Releases Digital Collection of Homesteading and Pack Train Operations
Posted: Tuesday, October 28 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 28, 2014 – The University of Idaho Library’s Digital Initiatives department has released a new collection of approximately 540 digitized photographs featuring photographs taken by William Allen Stonebraker, who was one of the original homesteaders in the Chamberlain Basin area. The photographs were taken in central Idaho's remote Salmon River and Frank Church...
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Ocean Acidification Expert to Speak at UI
Posted: Monday, October 27 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 27, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Science welcomes ocean acidification expert Richard A. Feely to campus to present the tenth annual Robert B. And Floretta F. Austin Distinguished Lecture in Science. Feely will present “Ocean Acidification: A Global Problem with Local Impacts” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the UI College of Law Courtroom....
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U-Idaho Women in Engineering Day Will Challenge Future Vandal Engineers
Posted: Thursday, October 23 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – October 23, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Engineering will hold its annual Women in Engineering Day on Friday, Oct. 24. Women in Engineering Day is a one-day workshop for female high school students, grades 11-12, designed to introduce students to career options in engineering and computer science. This year the college will host approximately 80 students f...
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UI Increases New Graduate Students, International Students and Grows Law School Enrollment; Maintains Record Number of National Merit Scholars
Posted: Thursday, October 23 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – October 23, 2014 - The University of Idaho today reported increases in both new graduate student and new international student enrollment for the fall semester 2014 and a significant increase in new law school student enrollment over fall semester 2013. The UI also enrolled 23 National Merit Scholars in the fall 2014 semester, maintaining last year’s record overall N...
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University of Idaho Army ROTC to Conduct Leadership Training Exercise
Posted: Tuesday, October 21 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho –October 21, 2014 – The University of Idaho Army Reserve Officers Training Corps, or ROTC, will conduct a leadership training exercise on Friday, Oct. 24, behind the amphitheater in the Shattuck Arboretum. Cadet training will begin at 3 p.m. with the exercise to immediately follow around 6 p.m. Members of the public and media are invited to attend and view the exercise...
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Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Rahim Chosen to Lead UI’s National Institute For Advanced Transportation Technology
Posted: Tuesday, October 21 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – October 21, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Engineering announced today the selection of civil engineering professor Ahmed Abdel-Rahim as the permanent director of the National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology (NIATT). Abdel-Rahim has been serving as interim director since the spring and has been an active NIATT researcher since 2000. &ldqu...
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UI Celebrates Military Appreciation Day Nov. 1
Posted: Monday, October 20 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 20, 2014 – The University of Idaho will salute and thank former and current military personnel during the Vandal home football game on Saturday, Nov. 1, for Military Appreciation Day. Military Appreciation Day activities begin at 11 a.m. on the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center’s north field. A wide range of military equipment will be on display, as well as a clim...
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U-Idaho Professor Available to Discuss the Ebola Crisis’ International Impact
Posted: Monday, October 20 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 20, 2014 – As the Ebola outbreak spreads, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could see up to 10,000 new cases per week. There have been approximately 9,000 Ebola cases and 4,447 deaths reported to the World Health Organization, with a mortality rate of approximately 70 percent. There is little doubt that Ebola is having a major impact on the international level.&...
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Award-Winning UI Tree Nursery Featured for Forest Products Week
Posted: Monday, October 20 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 16, 2014 – Idaho Forest Products Week is Oct. 19-25, and what better place to celebrate than at an award-winning tree nursery center constructed of beautiful, renewable, sustainable Idaho wood? The new Tom and Teita Reveley Nursery Facility at the University of Idaho Pitkin Nursery will be offering tours, educational activities for school children and information a...
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UI Student Union Building Renamed Bruce M. Pitman Center
Posted: Friday, October 17 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 17, 2014 – The University of Idaho announced today that it will rename the Student Union Building on the Moscow campus the Bruce M. Pitman Center in honor of the retiring dean of students and vice provost for academic affairs, who has served the campus community for more than 41 years.  The name change takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015. University officials will m...
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Inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West Focuses on Energy Transmission and Transport
Posted: Thursday, October 16 2014
BOISE, Idaho – Oct. 15, 2014 – The inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West, a new collaborative event series presented by the University of Idaho College of Law, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies at Idaho National Laboratories and the Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University, will be held Nov. 13-14, 2014, at the Sun Valley Inn and Conference Center in Sun Valley,...
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Open Auditions for ‘Any One of Us: Words from Prison’
Posted: Tuesday, October 14 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 13, 2014 –The University of Idaho Women’s Center is holding open auditions for “Any One of Us: Words from Prison” from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 24 and 12-2 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Arena Theater in Shoup Hall. Performances of the play will be February 12-14, 2015. No theater or acting experience is required. Students and non-students are encouraged to audition...
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UI Library Research Colloquium to highlight the historic Moscow campus
Posted: Monday, October 13 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 13, 2014 – The University of Idaho Library Research Colloquium series will present “U-Idahome: the Moscow Campus as Place” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, on the library’s main floor. The presentation coincides with 2014 Homecoming Week activities on the Moscow campus. The colloquium will feature D. Nels Reese, University of Idaho associate professo...
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Former SeaWorld Whale Trainers on Hand for Film and Seminar
Posted: Monday, October 13 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 13, 2014 — A series of events featuring three former SeaWorld trainers appearing in the film “Blackfish” will be Oct. 16 and 17 in Moscow.  The events will include discussion of animals in captivity, endangered animals, orca and salmon conservation, and the role of science in activism. The events begin with the viewing of “Blackfish,&rdquo...
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U-Idaho Professor Available to Discuss Marriage Equality, Family Law
Posted: Friday, October 10 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – October 10, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to same-sex marriage in Idaho as of this afternoon. Elizabeth Brandt, professor of law at the University of Idaho College of Law, is available to discuss equal protection and marriage equality with members of the media. Brant is located in Moscow. Brandt has a rich, decades-long history of experience in ...
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IGS Selects Map of Idaho Wilderness Area for National Geologic Map Day
Posted: Thursday, October 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 8, 2014 – The Idaho Geological Survey at the University of Idaho has selected a map of one of Idaho’s most wild areas as its map of the year in honor of Geologic Map Day, celebrated nationwide Oct. 17. The map shows the geology of the Big Creek drainage in the heart of the Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness, which includes UI’s remote T...
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U-Idaho Law Professor Available to Discuss Equal Protection, Marriage Equality
Posted: Wednesday, October 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 8, 2014 –Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho today. Kennedy’s order came about an hour after Idaho filed an emergency request for an immediate stay and about 10 minutes before the state and county officials would have been required to issue licenses to same-sex couples...
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UI Prichard Art Gallery to Feature “Bauhaus Twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy – Photographs by Gordon Watkinson” Oct. 10-Dec. 6
Posted: Wednesday, October 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 6, 2014 –The University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery will soon feature the exhibit “Bauhaus Twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy—Photographs by Gordon Watkinson,” a multidisciplinary project encompassing architecture, design and photography. The exhibition opens Friday, Oct. 10, and will run through Sunday, Dec. 6. A reception will be 5-8 p.m. F...
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UI Prichard Art Gallery To Host Bauhaus Photo Workshop with artist Gordon Watkinson
Posted: Wednesday, October 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 7, 2014 –In conjunction with the exhibit “Bauhaus Twenty-21, An Ongoing Legacy,” the University of Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture and the Prichard Art Gallery will host a two-day workshop, “Telling a story: Photography & Architecture,” led by exhibit artist Gordon Watkinson, Oct. 11 - 12.  In this workshop, students ...
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University of Idaho Hosts High School Design Day in Boise
Posted: Wednesday, October 8 2014
BOISE, Idaho – Oct. 6, 2014 – The University of Idaho’s annual High School Design Day event will be 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the UI Boise campus.  This free hands-on workshop series is for high school students interested in the visual arts, offering the opportunity to explore architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, studio art and design, and virt...
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U-Idaho Coeur d’Alene Offers Pitch Technique Workshops
Posted: Tuesday, October 7 2014
Local Tech Entrepreneurs Will Compete for Free Ticket to Spokane Startup Weekend   COEUR D’ALENE Idaho – Oct. 7, 2014 – Local tech entrepreneurs will compete for a free ticket to Spokane Startup Weekend, a $100 value, while learning to pitch like the pros at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Center’s five pitching clinics the week of Oct. 13-17. Participants...
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Mediation and Domestic Violence Law Education Program Slated for October
Posted: Tuesday, October 7 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 6, 2014 – The Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution through the University of Idaho College of Law, the First District Bar Association and the Conflict Resolution Center of the Inland Northwest will present the 2014 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) on Mediation and Domestic Violence Oct. 16–17, 2014. The program will be held at the Spokesman-Review Buil...
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UI sponsors screening, discussion of PBS documentary about Idaho
Posted: Thursday, October 2 2014
A documentary by Maria Hinojosa, award-winning reporter for public radio and television, will be shown Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the University of Idaho’s Menard Law Building courtroom, 711 S. Rayburn in Moscow. The film, “Our Private Idaho,” is the third of an eight-part series, “America by the Numbers,” which will address demographic changes in the United St...
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University of Idaho Test Center Earns National Recognition
Posted: Thursday, October 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 1, 2014 – The Counseling & Testing Center at the University of Idaho was recently awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).  The Counseling & Testing Center is one of the few test centers in the U.S. and Canada to have completed this intensive certification process.  Certification criteria are rigorous ...
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Spoken Word and Visual Artists Needed for F-Word Live
Posted: Thursday, October 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 2, 2014 –The University of Idaho Women’s Center is currently seeking submissions for the “F-Word” Live Poetry Slam, which will be Nov. 6, 2014.  This event is meant to showcase spoken word and visual art pieces. The slam and exhibit are open to poets and artists of all skill levels, abilities and genders.  To submit visual pieces, emai...
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Egyptian Playwright, Journalist & Activist Explores Political Identity with “Solitaire”
Posted: Wednesday, October 1 2014
One-Night-Only Show will be Oct. 9  MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 1, 2014 — The University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department is honored to welcome Egyptian journalist, playwright, director, actor and activist Dalia Basiouny to the university, where she will perform her solo piece, “Solitaire”, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Hartung Theater. Tickets are $15 general admis...
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Journalist and Author William J. Dobson Speaking at Martin Forum
Posted: Tuesday, September 30 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 30, 2014 – Journalist and author Will Dobson will speak at the University of Idaho’s second Martin Forum of the year on Oct. 14. He will discuss “The Dictator’s Learning Curve,” building on the arguments of his book of the same title. Dobson will discuss his work starting at 7 p.m. in the University of Idaho Law School Courtroom, 711 S. R...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Artist Lineup
Posted: Monday, September 29 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 29, 2014 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 48th year with a dynamic lineup of nationally acclaimed artists and jazz professionals in Moscow, Idaho, Feb. 25-8, 2015. “This year’s festival lineup is showing off the myriad styles of jazz music,” said Steve Remington, festival executive director. “We&rsq...
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Wappett Named Co-Director of UI Confucius Institute
Posted: Wednesday, September 24 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 24, 2014 – University of Idaho College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean Andrew Kersten is pleased to appoint associate professor Matthew Wappett as the co-director of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute.  “I look forward to working with both Dr. Wappett and Dr. Hexian Xue from the South China University of Technology as they provide l...
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“A Bright New Boise” Examines Faith, Loss and Connection in Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, September 24 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho –  Sept. 24, 2014 – With a Boise setting, references to north Idaho and a storyline winding around twisted relationships – father and son, church and faith, loss and connection –  “A Bright New Boise” examines intriguing themes. The play was written by former Moscow resident Samuel D. Hunter, who was recently named a MacArthur Fellowship ...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Festival Theme: “The Spirit of Harmony”
Posted: Monday, September 22 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 22, 2014 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 48th year of bringing nationally-acclaimed artists and jazz professionals to Moscow, Idaho, Feb. 25-28, 2015. This year’s festival theme, “The Spirit of Harmony,” sets the stage for a dynamic lineup of artist concerts, jazz clinics and workshops, and more. “...
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UI Receives Grant for Recruitment, Retention of Native STEM Students
Posted: Wednesday, September 17 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 17, 2014 – The University of Idaho is expanding and strengthening its efforts to promote Native education through a new program to support recruitment and retention of American Indian and Native Alaskan graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – fields.   The National Science Foundation recently awarded the UI Coll...
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UI, ISU Partnership Gives Public and Researchers Access to Idaho Maps
Posted: Monday, September 15 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 15, 2014 – Detailed aerial images of Idaho are now available – at lightning speeds – to the public and researchers thanks to a partnership between the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, the Idaho Geospatial Office and partners statewide. Anyone can explore and gather information from a high-resolution web map of Idaho that can be accessed he...
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UI Names Salant as Permanent Director of the McClure Center
Posted: Thursday, September 11 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 10, 2014 – The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the appointment of Priscilla Salant as director of the James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research, beginning Aug. 1, 2014.  Since 2010, the McClure Center has conducted and supported research on public policy issues that impact Idaho, the region and the nation. The core of the cente...
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University of Idaho plans Constitution Day event for Sept. 17
Posted: Wednesday, September 10 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho - Sept. 11, 2014 - The University of Idaho will sponsor a statewide panel discussion about the constitutional questions surrounding same-sex marriage Wednesday, Sept. 17, as part of a national observance of Constitution Day. The program will begin at 3 p.m. PT, 4 p.m. MT. The discussion will originate in Boise in the Legacy Pointe Room of the Idaho Water Center, 322 E. Front St. S...
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Campus and Community Welcomed to Inauguration Event Sept. 19
Posted: Wednesday, September 10 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 10, 2014 – The University of Idaho will celebrate the inauguration of President Chuck Staben with a ceremony at 1:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, in the ASUI Kibbie Activity Center. Students, staff, faculty and members of the public are invited to attend. Staben is the university’s 18th president. The event – which begins at 1:25 p.m. in honor of the univer...
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UI to Partner in Maritime Security Center for Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, September 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 9, 2014 – The University of Idaho is a proud partner in a new Department of Homeland Security Center for Excellence in Maritime Security established in August. The center’s goal is to monitor conditions around maritime security risks and hazards and collaboratively develop innovative solutions to cope with them. The University of Alaska Anchorage, together ...
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Homegrown University of Idaho Building Highlights Idaho Forest Industry
Posted: Tuesday, September 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 8, 2014 – “Grown in Idaho” is taken to a higher level as the University of Idaho’s latest building, located at the Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery, is dedicated Friday, Sept. 12. The meeting and office facility on the Troy Highway is a teaching tool showcasing many building and design techniques, unique construction and energy efficiency that ...
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Forum Explores the Role of Science in Guiding Idaho’s Sage-Grouse Management Plan
Posted: Tuesday, September 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 8, 2014 – The University of Idaho McClure Center for Public Policy Research will sponsor an evening forum on Friday, Sept. 19, to explore the role of science and stakeholder involvement in guiding Idaho’s voluntary management plan for sage-grouse. The plan was developed to help avoid a U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision to list the sage-grouse as endangered. &n...
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University of Idaho Housing's 25th Annual Paint the Palouse
Posted: Monday, September 8 2014
Moscow, IDAHO, Sept. 8, 2014?– Rally up your friends and paint brushes and join University Housing for its 25th Annual Paint the Palouse community service event at 8 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 13th. Expecting nearly 350 student volunteers, University Housing has identified three homes that will be painted this year. Selected homes are painted for free and donations from campus organizations a...
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Public Invited to Grand Opening of New UI Performance Space on Sept. 17
Posted: Monday, September 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 8, 2014 –  The public is invited to join University of Idaho Theatre Arts in a grand opening reception for The Forge Theater, a new performance space, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 404 Sweet Avenue in Moscow. Refreshments will be served and tours will be available till 6:30 p.m. The reception is free to attend. The Forge is a 2,000-square...
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Unmanned Aerial Systems Leaders Meeting at UI Monday and Tuesday
Posted: Monday, September 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 8, 2014 – Statewide leaders in developing an unmanned aerial vehicle programs in Idaho will meet at the University of Idaho Sept. 8-9. The morning sessions of the meeting, held in the Aurora Room of the UI Commons, are open to the public.  Jack McIver, UI vice president for research and economic development, will open the meeting of the Idaho Unmanned Aerial...
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UI Geology Professor Part of Team That Has Found Evidence of Plate Tectonics on Europa
Posted: Monday, September 8 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 7, 2014 – A University of Idaho geological sciences professor and his research partner have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter’s moon Europa – the first sign of this geologic activity on a solar system world other than Earth. The discovery appears to solve a puzzle that has perplexed planetary scientists for years. Researchers have clear vis...
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UI Women’s Center Screens The Empowerment Project
Posted: Friday, September 5 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 2, 2014 – The University of Idaho Women’s Center and UI Student Involvement will host a screening of “The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things” produced by Indieflix. The Empowerment Project follows five female filmmakers as they journey across America and interview 17 inspirational women in a variety of industries. ...
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Former U.S. Ambassador James F. Moriarty to Speak at Martin Forum
Posted: Tuesday, September 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 2, 2014 – Former U.S. Ambassador James F. Moriarty will focus on the balance of power in East Asia and the Obama Administration during the first Martin Forum of the academic year on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Moriarty, a former ambassador to Nepal and Bangladesh, will present the talk “Asia’s Nation States and Other Actors: Opportunities and Challenges for ...
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Sept. 5 Fruit Field Day at Parma R&E Center Offers Research Updates and Taste Testing
Posted: Friday, August 29 2014
PARMA, Idaho – Aug. 29, 2014 – The Sept. 5 annual fruit field day at the University of Idaho Parma Research and Extension Center pomology orchard and vineyard site will offer the latest information on fruit and grape topics tailored to Idaho. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a program at 9 sharp that will feature reports on tests of new cultivars of table grapes, pe...
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UI Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit Takes a Closer Look at Miniatures
Posted: Wednesday, August 27 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 26, 2014 – Focusing on small-scale creations, the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery features the exhibit “Miniatures; It’s Not All Small After All.”  The exhibit opened Aug. 22 and will run through Sunday, Sept. 28. A reception will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug.29, at the Prichard Art Gallery.  New York exhibiting artist Thom...
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UI Women’s Center Celebrates Women’s Equality Day with FEMFest
Posted: Monday, August 25 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 25, 2014 – The University of Idaho Women’s Center and affiliated campus and community women’s rights and advocacy groups will host a dynamic celebration of Women’s Equality Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29 on the Idaho Commons Plaza.  The celebration includes an outdoor Feminist Fair featuring free popcorn and sno-cones, music, lots of femi...
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UI Army ROTC Invites Public to Recognize Cadet Achievements, Welcome New Cadets
Posted: Monday, August 25 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 25, 2014 – The University of Idaho Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC, will recognize cadets who received special summer training and welcome new cadets at a ceremony from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Shattuck Amphitheater. Members of the campus and local community, and especially veterans, are invited to attend. “At a very yo...
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Marketing Partner Chosen for Branding Our Community Project
Posted: Thursday, August 21 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – August 20, 2014 – Concluding a comprehensive selection process, a committee comprised of representatives from the City of Moscow, the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, the University of Idaho and the broader community have selected BHW1, a Spokane-based marketing firm, to facilitate a branding project that encourages people to visit, establish businesses, live, work and pursu...
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College of Law Establishes Lawrence G. Wasden Scholars Program with American Legacy Foundation Gift
Posted: Thursday, August 14 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 13, 2014—The University of Idaho College of Law received a one-time gift of $350,000 from the American Legacy Foundation to create the Lawrence G. Wasden Scholars Program. Through this endowment, the American Legacy Foundation recognizes the Honorable Lawrence G. Wasden, Idaho’s attorney general, for his national leadership on public health issues and for his...
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UI Physics Professor Named Chair of National Planetary Sciences Organization
Posted: Thursday, August 14 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 14, 2014 – The American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) has elected University of Idaho associate professor of physics Jason Barnes its future chair. Barnes will begin his role as vice-chair in November 2014 and take the helm as chair in November 2015. The DPS counts nearly 1,200 planetary scientists and astronomers among its mem...
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UI Theatre Fall Auditions Open To All
Posted: Wednesday, August 13 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho — Open auditions for the University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ fall productions will be 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the UI Hartung Theater on the corner of Sixth Street and Stadium Drive. Time slots are available for casting in “Love Improvisation” by Steven King, “Come on Over” by Conor McPherson,  “A Bright New Boise&rdqu...
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UI Names Satz Executive Officer for Southwestern Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, August 12 2014
BOISE, Idaho – Aug. 11, 2014 – The University of Idaho has appointed Michael Satz to serve as its executive officer for southwestern Idaho. He will be based at UI Boise and begins today. Satz was most recently a professor in the UI College of Law, where he served as interim dean from May 2013 until June 2014. He has been with the university since 2006. As executive officer,  Sat...
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College of Law Launches New Summer Public Interest Grant Program
Posted: Tuesday, August 12 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 12, 2014— The University of Idaho College of Law awarded approximately $20,000 this summer to students who completed public interest work in Idaho and beyond. The new program started with seed money from the Idaho State Bar IOLTA Foundation, alumni and external donations, and fundraising efforts of the College of Law’s student organizations.   Inaugural...
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Prichard Art Gallery to Participate in Moscow First Thursday Events
Posted: Wednesday, August 6 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will be open special extended hours this week as part of Moscow’s First Thursday event on Aug. 7.  The gallery will present “The Fruit Plate Project” by Roger Rowley and “Bystander” by Marc La Pointe.  For three years, Prichard director Roger Rowley cut up fruit for breakfast and photographe...
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University of Idaho Hosts Fulbright Gateway Orientation
Posted: Wednesday, August 6 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 6, 2014 – The International Programs Office at the University of Idaho has been awarded a grant to host the Fulbright Gateway Orientation for 70 Fulbright graduate students from 40 countries Aug. 10-15, 2014. UI is one of only nine universities nationwide selected to deliver an orientation for the prestigious program.  The orientation is sponsored by the U.S....
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Professor Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez Elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of America
Posted: Wednesday, July 30 2014
The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected ten new fellows of the society for 2014, including Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, a professor with the Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences at the University of Idaho. The election as a fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extensi...
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