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UI Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit Takes a Closer Look at Miniatures
Posted: Wednesday, August 27
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Campus Archaeology Project Invites Students, Community to Learn About UI History
Posted: Thursday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 23, 2014 – A group of University of Idaho students and community volunteers will discover some of campus’ hidden history over the next three weeks during the UI Campus Archaeology Project. The students – primarily from UI’s sociology/anthropology and history departments – are conducting an archaeological excavation at the site of the future...
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University of Idaho Foundation Names New Executive Director
Posted: Tuesday, July 15
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 14, 2014 - The University of Idaho today announced the appointment of Bob Weis as the executive director of the University of Idaho Foundation in Moscow. Weis will begin serving in this role on August 1, 2014.  “It’s a great honor to be part of the Vandal family and to have the opportunity to provide strategic leadership and management for the Universit...
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UI McClure Center Releases Highway Survey Results
Posted: Tuesday, July 8
BOISE, Idaho – July 8, 2014 – The University of Idaho’s McClure Center for Public Policy Research today released the results of a statewide public opinion survey designed to measure public attitudes about the condition of Idaho’s roads and bridges and how to fund maintaining this critical infrastructure. The telephone survey of Idaho likely voters was conducted from Februar...
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IRT Presents “The Lion in Winter” on July 12, Meadowinds Castle
Posted: Monday, July 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 9, 2014 – A compelling script and talented actors deserve a fabulous venue – and that is exactly what Idaho Repertory Theatre delivers with its next special event, a staged reading of “The Lion in Winter” on July 12 at Meadowinds Castle. This one-night-only fundraiser includes complimentary hearty appetizers and dessert, and a no-host wine bar, sp...
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IRT Presents “Tomato Plant Girl” for Young Audiences
Posted: Monday, July 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 30, 2014 – Being a kid isn’t always easy. Making friends, dealing with bullies, peer pressure — it’s not fun and games all of the time. With “Tomato Plant Girl,” opening July 10 at the University of Idaho Hartung Outdoor Theater, young audiences are taken on an empowering journey with funny and quirky characters they’ll find reco...
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Sweet Sounds at Annual Arboretum Concert
Posted: Monday, June 30
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 30, 2014 – “Summer Breezes and Sweet Sounds,” the annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers, will be July 14. It is sponsored by the University of Idaho Arboretum Associates and the Lionel Hampton School of Music.  The free concert will begin at 7 p.m. on the west side of the upper pond in the arboretum on Nez Perce Drive, nea...
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Open Sessions Scheduled for Executive Officer for Southwest Idaho Position
Posted: Monday, June 30
The search advisory committee and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Katherine G. Aiken are pleased to announce that three finalists for the position of Executive Office for Southwest Idaho have been selected to visit Boise and Moscow. The finalists will visit the week of July 7, 2014. The schedules have been coordinated to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and sta...
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Idaho Wheat Commission, UI Renew Research Agreement, Set New Direction for Wheat Breeding
Posted: Wednesday, June 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 25, 2014 – The Idaho Wheat Commission and University of Idaho officials announced Wednesday they have signed a three-year renewal of an agreement outlining wheat research. The commission represents wheat growers throughout the state and oversees funds generated by a self-imposed assessment on wheat sales. For the past four years, the commission has directed more ...
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Lisette Waits Named Head of UI Fish and Wildlife Sciences
Posted: Wednesday, June 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 18, 2014 –Lisette Waits, professor of wildlife sciences at the University of Idaho, is the newly named head of the Fish and Wildlife Sciences Department in the College of Natural Resources at the retirement of Kerry Reese, professor of wildlife sciences. “I am excited to have the opportunity to serve as the new department head of Fish and Wildlife Sciences,&r...
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Justice Scalia to Speak at UI-Sponsored Snake River Basin Adjudication Celebration in Boise
Posted: Monday, June 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 23, 2014 – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will provide the keynote address at an upcoming conference and celebration in Boise marking the conclusion of the Snake River Basin Adjudication process. The event, sponsored by the Idaho Supreme Court, the Kempthorne Institute and the University of Idaho College of Law, will be held Aug. 25-26, 2014 at the Boise...
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University of Idaho Field Day Focuses on Wheat Partnerships, Introduces New Variety
Posted: Friday, June 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 20, 2014 – An agricultural field day sponsored by the University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds July 8 near Genesee will focus on highlighting collaborative UI-LCS research and breeding efforts to help wheat growers in Idaho and beyond. The field day will include leading wheat researchers and top officials from the university, its College of Agricultural and ...
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IRT Presents “The Lion in Winter” on July 12, Meadowinds Castle
Posted: Wednesday, June 18
MOSCOW, Idaho –  A compelling script and talented actors deserve a fabulous venue – and that is exactly what Idaho Repertory Theatre delivers with its next special event, a staged reading of “The Lion in Winter” on July 12 at Meadowinds Castle. This one-night-only fundraiser includes complimentary hearty appetizers and dessert, and a no-host wine bar, sponsored by the ...
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New WWAMI Director Announced
Posted: Monday, June 16
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 16, 2014 – Dr. Jeff Seegmiller is the University of Idaho’s new Director of the WWAMI Medical Education Program. The WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) Medical Education Program is the regional medical education program for the University of Washington School of Medicine in Idaho. Started in 1972, it is currently in its 41st year of succe...
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UI Faculty to Study Evolution in Action with New Funding from National Center
Posted: Thursday, June 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 12, 2014 – The National Science Foundation’s BEACON Center for Evolution in Action has awarded University of Idaho faculty members in the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, or IBEST, $570,000 in new competitive grants to support new and ongoing research projects. These funds support 10 projects comprising 12 UI faculty members, three gradu...
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UI-led Idaho Biomedical Research Network Lands $16.3 million, 5-year Renewal Grant
Posted: Thursday, June 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 11, 2014 – The University of Idaho-led statewide biomedical research network will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. The network benefits hundreds of faculty and students from the state’s 10 higher educational institutions and the Boise VA Medical Center. UI food science professor Carolyn Hovde Bohach dir...
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UI Announces Indigenous STEM Graduate Education Program
Posted: Monday, June 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 9, 2014 – The University of Idaho is taking the lead in American Indian graduate-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education by forming the Indigenous STEM Research and Graduate Education program, or ISTEM. The National Science Foundation awarded UI nearly $750,000 to create a national network of institutions collaborating to increase t...
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Technology-Driven Research Leaves Pygmy Rabbit Habitat Untouched
Posted: Monday, June 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 5, 2014 – Pygmy rabbits are benefitting from the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) used to conduct research on their southern Idaho habitat. While the rabbits’ homes are left undisturbed by the research, the technology is making a huge impact on the future of UAS use in Idaho. “This is like the satellite imagery of 15 years ago,” said Janet Ra...
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UI Online Course Earns National Recognition
Posted: Friday, June 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 2, 2014 – Online learning used to be a lonely experience — one person with nothing but a computer and an Internet connection. But the experience is changing as classes become more dynamic, interactive and relevant, so much so that one course in the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources received the 2014 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Cours...
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Archaeological Excavation Set to Start at One of Boise’s Oldest Buildings
Posted: Friday, June 6
BOISE, Idaho – June 6, 2014 -- University of Idaho archaeologists will be excavating near one of the oldest buildings in Boise the week of June 9. The “surgeon’s quarters” building was one of the first buildings constructed as part of Fort Boise.  The excavation is happening because the building will be renovated and the Veteran’s Administration and Preserv...
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New Herbicide, Chickpea Weed Control, Rose Control Focus of UI Weed Science Field Day June 19
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 3, 2014 – The annual University of Idaho Weed Science Field Day is planned June 19 near Moscow. Weed science researchers will offer farmers updates on new control strategies for Italian ryegrass and rattail fescue in winter wheat and other crops. The field day, which is free and open to the public, will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. in the University Inn Be...
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UI Horticultural Explorer Stephen Love’s Discoveries Featured in Field Days June 12 and 13
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
ABERDEEN, Idaho – June 3, 2014 – Tucked in among research plots of grains, potatoes and other crops at the University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research and Extension Center are research plots of native wildflowers and plants to test their garden and landscape appeal. A Native Plant Field Day, the center’s sixth, is planned June 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. to give native plant lovers, n...
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Prichard Art Gallery to Feature “SARA.: The Work of Sara Joyce” June 13
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 3, 2014 -- The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery presents “SARA.: The Work of Sara Joyce,” the first of three exhibits exploring the depth and breadth of work by prolific Idaho artist Sara Joyce (1923 – 2011), who signed her work simply, “SARA.”  The exhibit opens Saturday, June 13, and runs through Saturday, August 2. A recepti...
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New Microscope Will Allow UI Scientists to See Biology in Action
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 3, 2014 – Biologists in the College of Science at the University of Idaho will now have an opportunity to image cells and small organisms while they are in motion, responding to environmental change or changing shape during development.  A group of investigators led by Deborah Stenkamp, a professor in the UI Department of Biological Sciences, has received two...
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Business Entrepreneurship Emphasis Provides Focused Training for UI Law Students
Posted: Monday, June 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 2, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Law’s Business Law and Entrepreneurship (BLE) emphasis program, started in 2012, is celebrating its first cohort of graduates this year. While relatively new, the BLE emphasis program has already made a name for itself at the university and beyond. In fact, preLaw Magazine recognized the University of Idaho College...
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New Geothermal Data System Opens Opportunities In Idaho and Nationwide
Posted: Monday, June 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 2, 2014 – The Idaho Geological Survey, based at the University of Idaho, is excited to be part of the National Geothermal Data System, which formally launched April 30 and was announced nationwide Friday. This U.S. Department of Energy-led free online resource is populated with geothermal-related data from all 50 states. The NGDS has the potential to fundamentally...
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UI Receives $1.2 Million to Bring New Life to Undergraduate Research Labs
Posted: Thursday, May 29
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 29, 2014 – Students in beginning chemistry, biology, environmental science and microbiology courses at the University of Idaho will soon get a revamped laboratory experience that allows them to tackle real-world problems. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded a $1.2 million, five-year grant to UI’s Biosciences Retention and Academic Innovatio...
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IRT Presents Staged Reading of “Happy” by Robert Caisley June 27
Posted: Thursday, May 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 22, 2014 – Moscow playwright Robert Caisley has several good reasons to be joyful about his play “Happy” which gets a one-night-only staged reading on June 27 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 S. Main Street, in Moscow. The event, produced by Idaho Repertory Theatre, includes a wine reception and book signing at 7 p.m., followed by the reading...
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Prichard Art Gallery to Feature “Landscape, Jewelry, Sculpture: The Design of William H. Snyder” May 24
Posted: Thursday, May 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 20, 2014 – The Prichard Art Gallery will host “Landscape, Jewelry, Sculpture: The Design of William H. Snyder,” an exhibit honoring design accomplishments of the late William H. Snyder (1926-2013), professor, adviser, founder and first chair of the landscape architecture department at University of Idaho. The exhibit opens Saturday, May 24, and runs th...
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Western Forests Recover Quickly From Natural Wildfires
Posted: Monday, May 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – Lodgepole pine forests recover within a century following severe wildfires, according to a three-year study led by the University of Idaho in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. The research gives a benchmark for better understanding the impacts of naturally occurring wildfires.  The results were published recently in “New Phytologi...
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Physics Professor Wins Idaho EPSCoR Award for Nanotechnology Research
Posted: Monday, May 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – David McIlroy’s dedication to nanotechnology has opened doors for research at the University of Idaho and across the state. In recognition of these efforts, McIlroy, a UI professor of physics, has won the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award.  Idaho’s National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Compe...
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UI College of Art and Architecture Invites High School Students to Summer Design Week 2014
Posted: Wednesday, May 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 14, 2014 – MOSCOW, Idaho - Summer Design Week, an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, returns to the University of Idaho campus July 6-12. During the week, students will explore Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Studio Art & Design and Virtual Technology & Design programs through studios, le...
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Regional Climate Project Sets Precision Ag Demo Day Near Moscow
Posted: Tuesday, May 13
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 9, 2014 – Drones, satellite mapping and other high technology will be featured during the Precision Agriculture Technology Demonstration Day at the University of Idaho’s Parker Farm a mile east of Moscow June 5. Sponsored by the USDA-funded Regional Approaches to Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH) and partners, the workshop will offer pr...
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University of Idaho Honors Five Distinguished Citizens at 2014 Spring Commencement
Posted: Monday, May 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 12, 2014 – The University of Idaho will present four honorary degrees and a President’s Medallion at spring commencement in Moscow on May 17. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Honorary Degree  An honorary degree is awarded to a person deserving of honor by virtue of scholarly distinction, noteworthy public service or s...
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2014 CALS Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty, Alumni and Friends
Posted: Thursday, May 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 8, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored outstanding students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends during its recent spring banquet. Student award winners included: Travis Chase, an agribusiness major from New Plymouth, was named the college’s outstanding senior. Chase served as president of CALS Ambassadors and in Fe...
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U-Idaho Alumni Association Names 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
Posted: Thursday, May 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 8, 2014 – The University of Idaho Alumni Association today announced its 2014 Alumni Association Hall of Fame inductees. The new class of honorees will be recognized during the spring commencement in Moscow at a reception on Thursday, May 15, and at an induction luncheon on Friday, May 16.
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1715 Students Statewide Eligible to Graduate this May
Posted: Thursday, May 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 8, 2014 – Approximately 1715 students statewide are eligible for graduation this spring, earning a combined 1805 degrees from the University of Idaho.
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UI School of Journalism and Mass Media earns first-time national accreditation
Posted: Wednesday, May 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 5, 2014 –The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) on Friday voted to accredit the School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho.
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Vandal Formula Hybrid Racing Team Wins National Competition
Posted: Monday, May 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 5, 2014 – After four days of competition and several hundreds of hours of effort, the University of Idaho’s Vandal Formula Hybrid Racing Team returns to Moscow winners of the 2014 national Formula Hybrid Competition.  The Vandal racing team – also known as Voltz N’ Boltz – drove home with the competition’s top prizes. The team ear...
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Spring Commencement Includes 142 Degrees from Coeur d’Alene
Posted: Monday, May 5
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – May 5, 2014 – Graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 142 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene center.
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UI Researchers Contribute High-Mountain Climate Expertise to IPCC Report
Posted: Friday, May 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 1, 2014 – The University of Idaho’s Vladimir and Elena Aizen joined researchers across the globe to write the latest United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which was released in April.
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Spring Commencement Includes 84 Degrees from Idaho Falls Campus
Posted: Friday, May 2
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – May 2, 2014 – Graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 84 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho's Idaho Falls campus.
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Spring Commencement Includes 152 Degrees from the Treasure Valley and Twin Falls
Posted: Thursday, May 1
BOISE, Idaho – May 1, 2014 – Graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 130 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho Boise campus.
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UI Statement Regarding Title IX Review
Posted: Thursday, May 1
MOSCOW, IDAHO - May 1, 2014 - The University of Idaho responded today to being included on a list of higher education institutions that are under review by the U.S. Department of Education for potential Title IX violations over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.
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CoBank Gives $150,000 to Expand UI Extension 4-H Youth Financial Literacy Project
Posted: Wednesday, April 30
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 30, 2014 – A $150,000 gift from CoBank, a national cooperative bank, will help the University of Idaho Extension 4-H program to expand efforts to teach young people about credit and financial literacy. The Northwest Farm Credit Services Youth Financial Literacy Program was established last year with $280,000 from the ag lender for a four-year pilot project. It ex...
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500 Regional Students to Explore Engineering Design EXPO Thanks to Sponsors
Posted: Tuesday, April 29
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 29, 2014 – On May 2, the 21st Annual Engineering Design EXPO presented by the Micron Foundation at the University of Idaho will showcase senior engineering capstone projects which help launch engineering graduates into successful careers. Each year industry has partnered with EXPO to sponsor projects that address real-world problems as well as sponsoring the event as a whole....
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VIEW Business Plan/Elevator Pitch Competition Attracts Record Numbers
Posted: Monday, April 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 28, 2014 – A record 31 teams participated in the University of Idaho’s ninth Vandal Innovation & Enterprise Works, or VIEW, Business Plan Competition on April 25-26.
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UI Student Headed to Prestigious Summer Fulbright Institute
Posted: Monday, April 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 28, 2014 – Autumn Pratt, a University of Idaho mechanical engineering student, has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Durham University in Durham, North East England, on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.
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University of Idaho Confucius Institute Extends Chinese Movie Night Beyond Film Festival
Posted: Friday, April 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 25, 2014 – The University of Idaho Confucius Institute (UICI) will continue hosting Chinese Movie Night at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, turning the initial 2014 film festival which coincided with the Chinese New Year into a regular event.
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Virginia B. Valentine Named Honorary Chair, Keynote Speaker for UI Engineering Design EXPO
Posted: Wednesday, April 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 23, 2014 – On May 2, the University of Idaho 21st Annual Engineering Design EXPO presented by the Micron Foundation welcomes honorary chair and keynote speaker Virginia Bax Valentine, who will speak on, “embracing failure as the path to succeeding in engineering and life.”
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Idaho Law Head of the Class
Posted: Wednesday, April 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 23, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Law is showing a higher than national average of placement for jobs requiring a Juris Doctor or equivalent.
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Festival of One Act Plays Features Original Work by UI Theatre Arts Students
Posted: Wednesday, April 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 16, 2014 – The traditional Festival of One Act Plays at the University of Idaho provides a way to highlight and give experience to budding theatre directors and playwrights in a public setting.
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University of Idaho Events for April 28 - May 4
Posted: Monday, April 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 21, 2014 – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of April 28-May 4. Events will take place in Moscow and Clarkston, and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
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Student Health Services Offices to Relocate During Re-Piping Project
Posted: Monday, April 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 21, 2014 – Student Health Services offices on the University of Idaho Moscow campus will temporarily relocate during a pre-piping project during the summer and fall semester. The State of Idaho Department of Public Works will begin construction on May 19, 2014, after the spring semester ends.
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Board of Regents Approve UI Student Fee Increase
Posted: Wednesday, April 16
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 16, 2014 – At the State Board of Education Meeting today in Moscow, the Board of Regents approved a 4 percent resident tuition and fee increase. Together, these basic tuition and fee increases will provide approximately $3 million in additional net revenue over FY2014 actuals which will help maintain and improve programs for UI students and preserve the UI’s ability to provi...
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Global Security Expert Fred Fleitz Speaks at UI Martin Forum
Posted: Friday, April 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 11, 2014 – Frederick Fleitz, a global security expert and senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy, will present the University of Idaho's final Martin Forum of the academic year at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 16 in the Albertson building, room 102, located at 875 Campus Dr. in Moscow.
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International Studies | News Release | The Martin School
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Award-Winning Cast and Crew Bring ‘Cherry Orchard’ to Hartung Stage
Posted: Friday, April 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts is bringing “The Cherry Orchard,” a classic of the stage, to campus this spring. Under the direction of professor Robert Caisley, the play receives a whimsical twist, as Caisley says was originally intended by its author, Anton Chekhov. The play runs April 24-26 and May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 and May 4 at...
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Youth Water Summit to Address Current and Future Water Resource Challenges
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho and area high schools are working together to prepare the next generation to make important decisions about Idaho’s water resources. On April 14-15, over 100 students from north-central Idaho high schools will gather at UI for the First Annual Youth Water Summit. The event will provide a forum for students to share water-science research and pro...
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Micron Technology Foundation Gift Will Help Make U-Idaho a Leader in Microelectronics Education & Research
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW and BOISE, Idaho, April 10, 2014 – The Micron Technology Foundation announced a $1 million gift today to the University of Idaho to fund an endowed professorship in microelectronics in the College of Engineering. The gift from the Foundation will support UI’s College of Engineering as it continues to enhance its position in microelectronics education and research.
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Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering | Fred Barlow | Larry Stauffer | News Release
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UI College of Engineering Inducts 2014 Class of Academy of Engineers
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 10, 2014 — The University of Idaho College of Engineering will induct the latest class of Academy of Engineers, Friday April 11, 2014. The academy induction will be held in conjunction with the college’s annual faculty, staff and student awards ceremony.
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Discover the Perfect Summer at MOSS
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 10, 2014 – Summer is about being outside, enjoying the sun and having fun. Add a lake, outdoor adventure, some hands-on scientific discovery and a mountain setting and you’ve got summer programs at the McCall Outdoor Science School.
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Natural Resources | News Release
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Advertising Team Wins District Competition
Posted: Wednesday, April 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 9, 2014 – For the second consecutive year, a team from the University of Idaho’s School of Journalism and Mass Media finished first in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) district advertising competition.
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism and Mass Media | News Release
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UI’s Daley-Laursen Named to National Agricultural Research Advisory Board
Posted: Wednesday, April 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 8, 2014 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has reappointed University of Idaho professor and administrator Steven Daley-Laursen to the National Agricultural Research, Education, Economics and Extension Advisory Board, or NAREEE.
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UI Professor Finds Deserts as Significant Carbon Sink in Long-Term Study
Posted: Tuesday, April 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 7, 2014 – A 10-year study in the Mojave Desert shows that deserts may have a larger role in offsetting carbon dioxide than previously thought. The results were published Sunday in Nature Climate Change.
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Natural Resources | Beth Newingham | Research | News Release | Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
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Bisbee Named UI Executive Director of Tribal Relations
Posted: Monday, April 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 4, 2014 – The University of Idaho has appointed Yolanda Bisbee as the executive director of Tribal Relations. She will begin her appointment June 22, 2014.
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UI’s Boxes and Walls Brings Activism Home
Posted: Friday, April 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 4, 2014 – Students at the University of Idaho are inviting the community to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes – at least for a few minutes – with the Boxes and Walls exhibit that personalizes oppression and highlights the importance of activism by bringing it home for the individual April 10-12 at the Gooding Wing, Wallace Complex(1080 W 6th St., Moscow, ID 83843).
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UI Theatre Grad Lands Leading Role in Mamma Mia!
Posted: Thursday, April 3
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 3, 2014 – The lights of New York City may be thousands of miles from the west coast, but they reflect brightly all the way to the University of Idaho thanks to Kimbre Lancaster, a 2008 theater arts alumna.
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Theatre Arts | News Release
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2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Button Program Winners
Posted: Wednesday, April 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 1, 2014 – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is pleased to announce the 2014 Button Program winners. David Hall, of Moscow, Idaho, was the grand prize winner. He received two round-trip tickets to any Alaska Airlines destination of his choice. Second prize winner Cheryl Tribble is a Troy, Idaho resident who "does a lot of walking" and is very excited to get on he...
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University of Idaho Events for April 7-13
Posted: Friday, March 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 28, 2014 – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of April 7-13. Events will take place in Moscow, Coeur d’Alene, and Boise and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
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Ribbon Cutting for New Idaho Falls Manufacturing and Robotics Teaching Lab
Posted: Friday, March 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 28, 2014 – The University of Idaho, Idaho Falls and Eastern Idaho Technical College (EITC) are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Manufacturing and Robotics Teaching Laboratory (MRTL), in the Robertson Building #2 at EITC on April 1 at 3 p.m.
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Bringing It All Together: Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Highlights Renfrew Lecture
Posted: Friday, March 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 28, 2014 – Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho distinguished professor, will give an overview of one the university’s largest-ever interdisciplinary research projects at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Room 101 of the Albertson Building.
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UI Names Adams as New College of Law Dean
Posted: Thursday, March 27
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 27, 2014 – The University of Idaho has appointed Mark Adams as dean of the College of Law, following a national search. Adams will begin his role effective June 22, 2014.
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UI Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning Opens Doors to Training Idahoans
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning is celebrating its opening with a VIP ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4 and a public open house from noon for 4 p.m. The center is located in the lower level of the Student Union building at 709 Deakin Ave. “The opening of the Doceo Center Lab is an exciting step forward, allowing the university to...
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University of Idaho Moms’ Weekend April 4-6
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
MOSCOW, Idaho– The University of Idaho will celebrate 125 years of Vandal moms this year for the annual Moms’ Weekend April 4-6, featuring a variety of events hosted throughout the weekend. Moms and students will be able to engage in activities like Iron Mom, Dueling Pianos, Idaho’s Got Talent and UI Theatre and Idaho Repertory Theatre production of “Love Letters” by...
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UI Design Futures Symposium Weaves Imagination, Impact, and Possibility
Posted: Thursday, March 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – The highly anticipated, daylong symposium, Inspiring Design Futures, is set to return to the University of Idaho campus Thursday, April 3. Hosted by the College of Art and Architecture (CAA), the event is envisioned as a celebratory homecoming for alumni, providing UI and the community a forum for learning, dialogue and reflection. The symposium highlights inspiring stories o...
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Art & Architecture | Architecture | Rula Awwad-Rafferty | News Release | Architecture
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UI Hosts Expert On Media Coverage of Climate Change
Posted: Tuesday, March 18
MOSCOW, Idaho – Maxwell T. Boykoff, who researches and writes about the cultural politics of climate change, will speak Tuesday, March 25, at the University of Idaho. His free public talk, “Who speaks for the climate?” will begin at 7 p.m. in the courtroom of the College of Law, 711 S. Rayburn Dr. in Moscow. Boykoff is an assistant professor in the Center for Science and Techno...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism and Mass Media | Kenton Bird | Journalism | News Release | Journalism
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Gen. Richard Myers to Give UI’s Borah Symposium Keynote Address
Posted: Tuesday, March 18
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Borah Symposium will examine how World War I changed the face of modern warfare. The symposium entitled, “The Legacy of WWI: The Making of the Modern World” will take place April 1 and 7-9 on the Moscow campus and are free to the public. Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will give the keynote address....
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Bill Smith | News Release | Borah Symposium | International
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UI Sapaatk’ayn Cinema Celebrates Language and Creation
Posted: Tuesday, March 18
MOSCOW, Idaho – Delve into a new world of cinema to explore the importance of preserving endangered languages and the process of staging a creation story at the University of Idaho’s Native American Film Festival Sapaatk’ayn Cinema March 28-29 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. The festival begins Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m. with a showing of “Language Healers,”...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | American Studies | News Release | Amanda Cairo
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UI Librarian Devin Becker Recognized as “Mover & Shaker” in National Publication
Posted: Wednesday, March 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – For the second straight year, a University of Idaho librarian has been named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal. Digital Initiatives and Web Services Librarian Devin Becker is recognized in the March 15 issue of the magazine as one of 50 outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service to...
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UI College of Law Leaps Ahead in U.S. News & World Report Ranking
Posted: Wednesday, March 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law jumped 16 spots in the newest U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings. The report analyzed more than 200 law programs, and the UI climbed to 118—the seventh highest gain out of all law schools. “While these rankings should not be the only basis for choosing a law school, this leap represents our exceptional fa...
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Summer Workshop Offers Hands-on Journalism Experience
Posted: Tuesday, March 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – High school students and teachers will be able to explore multi-media journalism during a workshop June 25-28 at the University of Idaho. Fifteen high school students and up to five teachers from around the Northwest will learn about the rapidly changing media environment from professional journalists and UI faculty. The workshops include tracks in news, broadcasting and ye...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism and Mass Media | Rebecca Tallent | Kenton Bird | Journalism | News Release | University of Idaho | Journalism
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UI Researchers Gain New Advantage with One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Computers
Posted: Tuesday, March 11
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A new University of Idaho computer nicknamed “Big-STEM” isn’t much larger on the outside than your average computer tower. But what’s inside puts everyday PCs — and most other computers — to shame. When Big-STEM goes fully online this summer, it will be one of the most powerful computers of its kind in the United States.
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Science | Engineering | Physics | Jim Alves-Foss | Marty Ytreberg | Research | News Release
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Apply Now for a Semester in America’s Wildest Classroom
Posted: Friday, March 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – Enroll now to spend a semester living and learning in Idaho’s beautiful and rugged mountains through the University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s Semester in the Wild. Semester in the Wild combines upper-division science learning, leadership, environmental literature and writing while living in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Students lea...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Natural Resources | English | News Release | University of Idaho | environment
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UI Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium: Government’s Secret or Public’s Right to Know?
Posted: Thursday, March 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – Exploring the grey area between government secrets and the public’s right to know those secrets, the University of Idaho’s Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium will focus on the role of ethics and American press coverage on March 28 at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building auditorium. It is free and open to the public. The symposium, supported by the School of Journalism...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism and Mass Media | Kenton Bird | Journalism | News Release | University of Idaho | Journalism
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UI Women’s Center Celebrates Women with Award-Winning Films at LUNAFEST
Posted: Tuesday, March 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Women’s Center will celebrate its ninth anniversary of hosting the only national touring festival of short films by, for and about women. The LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival will take place in Moscow at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre “LunaFest has become a long-standing tradition in Moscow...
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UI Women’s Center Celebrates International Women’s Day
Posted: Tuesday, March 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Women’s Center is joining with the International Programs Office and UI Oxfam for a student-led celebration for International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UI Commons food court and Whitewater Room. The event is free and open to the public. “We are looking forward to celebrating women with the entire ...
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Seattle Sports Editor to Speak at UI About Super Bowl coverage
Posted: Monday, March 3
MOSCOW, Idaho – Don Shelton, sports editor of The Seattle Times and 1976 UI journalism graduate, will speak at the University of Idaho Friday, March 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 102 of the J.A. Albertson Building, about the Times’ coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII. Shelton’s free, public talk will address the challenges of covering a major news and sports story via multiple platforms. &ld...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Journalism and Mass Media | Kenton Bird | News Release
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UI Theatre Students Win at Regionals, Advance to National Competition
Posted: Friday, February 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – Three students from The University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department have been selected to participate in prestigious national theatre events following their performances at last week’s Region 7 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Boise. Master of Fine Arts candidate Emily Nash, of La Grande, Ore., was named the Irene Ryan regional winner with t...
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Veteran Actors Travolta and Bannon in “Love Letters” for IRT Benefit Performance
Posted: Friday, February 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – Veteran actors Ellen Travolta and Jack Bannon, both with illustrious careers in stage, film and TV, will perform “Love Letters” on April 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartung Theater on the University of Idaho campus. The event benefits Idaho Repertory Theatre. “Love Letters” is a romantic comedy drama by A. R. Gurney that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Pr...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | News Release | Idaho Repertory Theatre
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