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UI Professor Receives Multiple Nominations for Prestigious Theater Awards
Posted: Friday, April 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 24, 2015 — On April 23, University of Idaho Theatre Arts professor Matt Foss received multiple nominations for the prestigious Jeff Awards, which honor excellence in Chicago theaters. Foss's adaptation and direction of "The Jungle" at Oracle Productions in Chicago earned five nominations in the Non-Equity categories: • Production • Ensemble • Dir...
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Annual Engineering Design EXPO to Feature Robots, Rockets, Race cars and More
Posted: Friday, April 24
The annual College of Engineering Design EXPO will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the University of Idaho’s Bruce M. Pitman Center. This is the 22nd year the College of Engineering has hosted the event, which showcases the work of its senior capstone engineering design teams.   This year’s Explore Engineering event will feature the work of over 50 engine...
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Idaho Geological Survey Researcher, UI Geologists Available to Discuss Idaho Quakes
Posted: Friday, April 24
The Sandpoint area of northern Idaho was rocked by three earthquakes the evening of April 23 and early morning of April 24. The University of Idaho has two geological experts available to speak to media: • Bill Phillips, a University of Idaho research geologist with the Idaho Geological Survey, is available to talk to the media about the quakes and how scientists are investigating them. To ar...
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UI Coeur d’Alene Receives Grant to Launch Cybersecurity Training Center
Posted: Thursday, April 23
The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene has won a two-year grant from the Idaho Department of Labor for cybersecurity workforce training. Valued at more than $231,000 per year, the grant is renewable for a third year. The funds will support development of classroom, laboratory and structured on-the-job training curriculum, as well as a laboratory facility. Early in the first year, funds will ...
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Gender Justice Activists Honored with Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award
Posted: Thursday, April 23
Following in the footsteps of strong leaders on the University of Idaho campus working to advance and advocate for women, four honorees were recognized with the Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award on Wednesday, April 15. UI students Sara Spritzer and Maribel Franco, faculty member Laura Putsche and community member Kathy Sprague were honored by the UI Women’s Center for their commitme...
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College of Law Students Launch First Adopt-a-Highway Project
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
Just in time to help celebrate Earth Day, law students from the University of Idaho have begun the College of Law’s first Adopt-a-Highway project. The group of volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25, near the volleyball court at the Grove in Moscow.  The group will then carpool to mile marker 330–332 and start to pick up litter. If you wish to volunteer, there are si...
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Student Wildlife Conclave Wins Competition
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
The University of Idaho Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society brought home top honors from the Western Student Conclave, one of five regional events held annually across the U.S. and Canada. The event, held this spring at Texas A&M in Kingsville, Texas, is a three-day competition where teams show their skills in telemetry, orienteering, plant and animal identification, fly fishing, skeet sh...
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Two UI Theatre Students Win National Awards
Posted: Tuesday, April 21
Two University of Idaho Theatre Arts students received national awards at the Kennedy Center American College Festival in Washington, D.C., on April 18. Kadin McGreevy of Moscow won first place in directing, receiving the Stage Directing and Choreographers National Directing Fellowship, a $500 cash prize and a residency, yet to be determined. (He shares the award with Hannah Grace Bellows, Wester...
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College of Law to Hold 19th Annual Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution
Posted: Tuesday, April 21
The University of Idaho College of Law announces the 19th annual Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution mediation courses will be held Monday, May 18 through Wednesday, May 22, in Moscow and Boise. In 1997, the UI College of Law established the Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution to meet the growing demand for high-quality dispute resolution training in the Northwest at a reasonable pr...
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UI Students Show Gratitude on Second Annual Day of Thanks
Posted: Monday, April 20
The second annual Day of Thanks is being hosted by the University of Idaho Student Foundation and Student Alumni Relations Board (SArb) on Wednesday, April 22. During the event, student members express their appreciation to UI faculty and staff through a letter-writing campaign, social media and decoration of faculty classrooms. “Our goal is to thank as many Vandal faculty and staff as pos...
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Early Learning in Idaho: Finding Common Ground
Posted: Monday, April 20
The University of Idaho’s McClure Center and Boise State University’s Andrus Center are proud to co-host a nonpartisan dialogue on learning opportunities for Idaho’s young children. The symposium, titled “Early Learning in Idaho: Finding Common Ground,” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 4, at the Riverside Hotel in Boise. Join the Andrus Center and M...
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College of Science Faculty and Early Career Award
Posted: Monday, April 20
Distinguished Faculty Award Each year the University of Idaho College of Science recognizes one faculty member with the Distinguished Faculty Award. This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the academic and research missions of the college. Recipients from recent years include Dr. David McIlroy, Dr. Eva Top, and Dr. Deborah Stenkamp. This year’s recipient is Profess...
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Conscious College Road Tour coming to University of Idaho Moscow campus
Posted: Friday, April 17
On Wednesday, April 29, the student-led nonprofit Turning Green (formerly Teens Turning Green) will share its inspiration with the University of Idaho community in hopes of mobilizing college students around conscious living and sustainable practices. The nationwide road tour to 16 college campuses began on March 24 in Chico, California. Its main goal is to encourage students to make educated ch...
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UI Promotes Ewart to Vice President for Infrastructure
Posted: Thursday, April 16
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 16, 2015 – The University of Idaho has appointed Dan Ewart to the position of Vice President for Infrastructure effective June 21, 2015. Ewart has served as Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Information Technology Services at UI since 2012. In this newly created position, Ewart will manage UI’s facilities and real estate, administr...
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CNR Alumni, Friends Honored For Career Achievements
Posted: Thursday, April 16
Eight alumni and two friends of the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources have received 2015 alumni awards from the college for their career achievements. International Alumni Achievement Award: Given to alumni who retain citizenship in another country and who exemplify a record of distinction in natural resource work in his or her home country. Martin Mendoza (Ph.D. ’85) is a p...
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Board of Regents Approve UI Student Tuition and Fee Increase
Posted: Wednesday, April 15
At the State Board of Education meeting today in Moscow, the Board of Regents approved a 3.5 percent undergraduate resident tuition and fee increase, which together with nonresident and graduate tuition and fees will provide approximately $2.7 million in additional net revenue over the FY2015 budget. The increase — the lowest in 10 years, following the second-lowest last year – will a...
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Community Members to Display Art April 30
Posted: Wednesday, April 15
University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, for artAbility at the 1912 Center. artAbility is a student-led project supported by the Center on Disabilities and Human Development. It was created and funded by a University of Idaho Student-Arts-Fee Grant, written by Ashley Kuznia, to encourage adults with disabilities to...
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UI Receives $10.6 Million Grant from National Institutes of Health
Posted: Wednesday, April 15
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Idaho nearly $10.6 million to support the university’s new Center for Modeling Complex Interactions, which will build UI’s research capabilities and expertise in the area of collaborative modeling. The center will focus its efforts on using mathematical, statistical and molecular models to address biomedical research quest...
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UI College of Business and Economics AACSB Accreditation Extended Five Years
Posted: Tuesday, April 14
The University of Idaho’s College of Business and Economics (CBE) has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and acco...
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Experience Student Research at Innovation Showcase
Posted: Tuesday, April 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 14, 2015 – The University of Idaho’s annual Innovation Showcase gives members of the campus and local communities the opportunity to learn about student research — from floating wind turbines and motorcycle clubs in the American West to how to translate Olympic athlete goal-setting models to help college students succeed. This year’s showcase wi...
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Second Annual Youth Water Summit Highlights High School Students’ Research to Solve Local Water Resources Issues
Posted: Monday, April 13
Over 220 students from eight northern Idaho high schools will present their research of and solutions to local water resource issues at the second annual Youth Water Summit at the University of Idaho on April 20-21. Hosted by UI’s The Confluence Project, the Youth Water Summit will showcase what these students have learned after a year of field-based and project-based learning in their wate...
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Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit Features Work From U-Idaho MFA Students
Posted: Monday, April 13
The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the MFA exhibit “Circuitous” Friday, April 17 through Saturday, May 16. An opening reception will take place at the gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 17. This exhibit will feature work from four participants, each with differing art styles, including painting, sculpture a...
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UI Hires Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
Posted: Monday, April 13
The University of Idaho has appointed Stefany Bales to the position of Executive Director of Communications and Marketing. Bales, a UI alumna, has served as UI’s Director of Integrated Communications since September 2013. The Executive Director reports to the president and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. In her new role, Bales will serve as the university’s chief spoke...
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UI Alumni Association Selects Hall of Fame Inductees
Posted: Monday, April 13
The University of Idaho Alumni Association has announced its 2015 Alumni Association Hall of Fame inductees, with alumni leaders Richard J. Dahl ’73, Michael Hunter ’73, ’75, and David A. Poe ’70 chosen for the honors. The three alumni will be recognized during spring commencement activities. Commencement Day is May 16 in Moscow. Richard J. Dahl ‘73 Dahl graduated ...
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Panel Highlights Human Trafficking and Individuals’ Ability to Make a Difference
Posted: Friday, April 10
Modern day slavery and grassroots efforts to combat it in the U.S. and worldwide will be the focus for a panel discussion Thursday, April 16 at the University of Idaho. The panel will feature Linda EagleSpeaker and Stephanie Pollaro, who are both working to stop human trafficking. Their visits are part of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences annual Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker ser...
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BLOCK Fest Teaches Children, Parents Value of Playing With Blocks
Posted: Friday, April 10
The University of Idaho Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is bringing BLOCK Fest to Moscow on Friday, April 17. BLOCK Fest is a research-based exhibit that helps raise awareness of early math and science learning by offering hands-on block play experiences to families with young children. The interactive event uses five block play stations to introduce children and the...
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Logging Day in the UI Library Features Artifacts, Lectures, Readings and Film
Posted: Thursday, April 9
The University of Idaho Library has designated Tuesday, April 21 as “Logging Day,” an exploration and celebration of the Northwest region’s logging culture. The event addresses an array of perspectives on logging culture, including gender, personal narrative and primary source research and application. Logging Day activities will include exhibits of the UI Library’s artif...
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Engineering to Induct Class of 2015 Academy of Engineers
Posted: Wednesday, April 8
The College of Engineering is set to induct six members into its Academy of Engineers on Thursday, April 9, at the annual Academy of Engineers and College Awards ceremony.  The Academy of Engineers, now in its fifth year, honors eminent engineers who are University of Idaho alumni or engineers deeply connected to UI’s strong legacy of global engineering impact. Academy members are rec...
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UIdeas Symposium Showcases How Professors’ Work Impacts Sustainability
Posted: Tuesday, April 7
The UIdeas Symposium will make its third annual appearance as part of Earth Fest  at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17 in the Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms of the Idaho Commons. Various UI faculty, including Jamie Derrick, Helen Brown and Cinda Williams, will be presenting their research and academic passions for the entire UI campus and Moscow community. The UIdeas symposium presents an opportunity...
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College of Law Becomes Member of International Association of Law Schools
Posted: Tuesday, April 7
 The University of Idaho College of Law recently announced it has joined the International Association of Law Schools (IALS), a private, nonprofit volunteer service organization. The association represents more than 160 law schools and departments. Additionally, the IALS represents more than 5,000 law faculty members from over 55 countries. “We are committed to excellence through dive...
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UI Commencement Ceremonies to be Held in Four Locations Across Idaho
Posted: Monday, April 6
The University of Idaho commencement ceremonies will take place in four locations across the state from May 6-16. Information is below for all ceremonies: University of Idaho Boise University of Idaho Boise will hold its commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Mountain time Wednesday, May 6, at the Boise Centre, 850 W Front Street. Tickets are not required for this event. Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb, D...
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UI Grad Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship
Posted: Monday, April 6
University of Idaho student Thomas M. Linscott has been selected as a recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Three more UI students received honorable mentions through the program. This year, the NSF is awarding fellowships to 2,000 individuals from among 16,500 applicants. Awardees represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines and come from ...
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An Accessible Shakespeare in New Contemporary Adaptation of Cymbeline
Posted: Monday, April 6
Don't expect British accents and tights in the upcoming University of Idaho Theatre Arts production of William Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline.” But you can expect battles, bloodshed, love and lust with star-crossed lovers, disguised identities, evil queens and tortured souls. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. April 30, May 1-2 and 7- 9 and 2 p.m. May 3 and 10 at the Hartung Theater, 625 S...
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UI MFA Candidate Wins Academy of American Poets Prize
Posted: Friday, April 3
A poem by University of Idaho third-year MFA student Max Eberts was selected as the winning entry in UI’s Creative Writing Program’s annual Academy of American Poets contest. UI’s competition was judged by Allison Joseph, who said Eberts’ winning poem, “Blue Jay and Sparrow,” left her “enchanted.” Joseph will be the visiting poet through UI’s...
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Annual Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series Postponed
Posted: Thursday, April 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 2, 2015 – The University of Idaho College of Law regrets to announce that the 18th Annual Sherman J. Bellwood lecture, “Truth, Justice and Democracy: Post Dictatorship,” with former Chilean Justice Juan Guzmán has been postponed due to illness. All of the Moscow and Boise events set for Monday, April 6, through Wednesday, April 8, have been post...
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Retired Baseball All-Stars to Speak About Race, Religion, Sports April 15
Posted: Thursday, April 2
Two Major League Baseball legends, James “Mudcat” Grant and Vernon Law, will visit the University of Idaho on Wednesday, April 15 to discuss the role of religion and race in their playing careers and in professional sports. Law and Grant will join a sports historian from the University of Southern California for a panel discussion to begin at 7 p.m. at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third S...
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Award-winning Writer Matt Bell to Read at UI on April 16
Posted: Thursday, April 2
Award-winning writer Matt Bell will visit the University of Idaho as part of UI’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. His reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the UI Law School 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 Bell. “Matt Bell's writing fascinates and...
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Virus Infecting Southern Idaho Wheat, Barley Crops, Forcing Tough Choices for Growers
Posted: Wednesday, April 1
University of Idaho plant disease specialist Juliet Marshall is warning farmers that winter wheat and barley crops across southern Idaho are showing a disturbing echo of last summer’s abnormal wet spell.   Barley yellow dwarf virus, a major disease threat to wheat and barley, is rampant from Parma to Ririe, said Marshall, a UI Extension cereal pathologist.   An early spring that pu...
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Two UI Sophomores Selected as Goldwater Scholars
Posted: Wednesday, April 1
Two students from the University of Idaho have been selected to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Idaho’s award recipients are Elyce N. Gosselin, a sophomore from Boise who is majoring in ecology and conservation biology and mathematics, and Benjamin Anzis, a sophomore from Marshalltown, Iowa studying ma...
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Idaho Law Review Releases First Natural Resources and Environmental Law Edition
Posted: Wednesday, April 1
The University of Idaho College of Law just released the first Natural Resources and Environmental Law (NREL) Edition of the Idaho Law Review (ILR). With this release, the ILR joins the ranks of the small but increasing number of peer-reviewed law journals. The NREL-ILR seeks an interdisciplinary focus and encourages articles of a shorter length than the traditional law review norms. “This...
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UI Biocontrol Researcher, Alumna Keys to New World Catalog
Posted: Monday, March 30
Mark Schwarzländer, University of Idaho CALS professor of entomology and biological control of weeds, counts himself among the dwindling number of land-grant university researchers who focus exclusively on weed biocontrol.   He probably could consider himself in even rarer company, too: those who have tackled the creation of a global catalog of anything.   He and longtime colleague ...
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Annual Bellwood Lecture Highlights Human Rights Champion Juan Guzmán
Posted: Monday, March 30
The University of Idaho College of Law will host the 18th Annual Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mountain time Monday, April 6 in the Legacy Pointe Room in the Idaho Water Center in Boise. There will be a showing of the documentary film, “The Judge and The General” followed by a lecture, discussion and question and answer session with former judge and...
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UI Professor Collaborates on Book to Promote High School Journalism
Posted: Thursday, March 26
 What is the state of high school journalism? A new book by the Society of Professional Journalists Journalism Education Committee shows it’s better and worse than many expected. “Still Captive? History, Law and the Teaching of High School Journalism” is the first comprehensive research into the subject in 20 years. “Many high school programs are thriving,” sai...
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Lynn Baird, Dean of UI Libraries, elected the Board Chair for Orbis Cascade Alliance
Posted: Thursday, March 26
University of Idaho’s dean of libraries, Lynn Baird, has been elected the board chairwoman for Orbis Cascade Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of 37 college and university libraries in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The Orbis Cascade Alliance’s mission is to enable member libraries to advance institutional missions through collaboration and innovation. Baird will begin her term as c...
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Borah Symposium will Focus on Border Issues
Posted: Wednesday, March 25
For more than 60 years, the University of Idaho’s Borah Foundation has focused attention on the causes of war and the conditions for peace. It’s annual symposia bring together world leaders, diplomats, scholars and activists to discuss current problems facing our global community and to offer solutions. The three-day symposium will focus on border issues and the development of territor...
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Theater Student Wins National Stage Craft Award
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
Michael Brandt, a University of Idaho Theatre Arts student, has received national recognition for his stage craft work. A master’s degree candidate with an emphasis in design and technology, Brandt received the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas award for outstanding achievement in allied theater technology, crafts and design at the 2015 United States Institute of Theatre Technology conferenc...
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UI Engineering Joins White House’s National Engineering Education Initiative
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 24, 2015 – The University of Idaho College of Engineering is among 122 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced this week by the White House. In a letter presented to President Barack Obama, UI College of Engineering and other engineering schools committed to establish special educational programs designed to p...
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IBEST Seminar Series Welcomes Stanford University Researcher
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Noah Rosenberg, a professor of biological sciences at Stanford University, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the spring 2015 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core element of a graduate seminar course (BCB 501) and are open to the public...
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Library Unveils Database Highlighting Impact of Women in Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
The University of Idaho this month is unveiling “Idaho’s Women of Influence,” a new database highlighting the contributions of women to Idaho’s history and contemporary society. The project is being held in conjunction with Women’s History Month. It will be unveiled at the Celebrating Idaho’s Whole Pride event, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 in the Coeur d’Ale...
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Registration Opens for UI’s Annual Summer Design Week Program
Posted: Monday, March 23
Summer Design Week, an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores through seniors, returns to the University of Idaho campus June 21-27. During the week, students will explore architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, studio art and design and virtual technology and design programs through studios and workshops. “This is a unique opportunity to work closely ...
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Idaho Law Review Annual Symposium Explores Surveillance Technologies
Posted: Monday, March 23
The University of Idaho College of Law announces the 2015 Idaho Law Review Annual Symposium “Privacy in the Age of Pervasive Surveillance,” which will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 3 in the Legacy Pointe Room of the Idaho Water Center in Boise. This year’s keynote speaker is David Medine, chairman of the United States Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. In the...
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Visiting Scholar William Arms to Discuss Technology and Higher Education
Posted: Thursday, March 19
Ways that technology has influenced higher education — from the digitization of libraries to how faculty and staff engage with students — will be the focus of this year’s Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program at the University of Idaho from March 30-31. The UI chapter of the national Phi Beta Kappa honors society, Alpha of Idaho, welcomes William Arms, a Professor Emeritus at...
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UI Library Research Colloquium to Host Panel on Open Educational Resources and Scholarship
Posted: Tuesday, March 17
The University of Idaho Library Research Colloquium series is proud to host a panel discussion on open education and digital scholarship at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 on the main floor of the library. The colloquium is part of Open Education Week 2015 on the Moscow campus. The panel discussion will center on open educational resources and textbook costs. Participants include Rami Attebury, subjec...
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Work of UI Engineering Alumna Virginia Bax Valentine Recognized
Posted: Tuesday, March 17
The University of Idaho College of Engineering in conjunction with the University of Idaho Alumni Association are pleased to announce Virginia Bax Valentine, a 1980 civil engineering graduate, as a 2015 Silver and Gold Award recipient. The Silver and Gold Award recognizes living alumni who have a distinguished record of achievement and/or service in their specialized area of endeavor, thus bring...
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Vandal Engineering Clean Snowmobile Team Wins Annual Challenge Founder’s Trophy
Posted: Monday, March 16
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 16, 2015 – One week ago today the University of Idaho Clean Snowmobile team returned from a grueling weeklong annual competition in Houghton, Michigan, where the average temperature was 10 degrees Fahrenheit and this year’s snowfall is still rising above 170 inches.  This year’s international competition included 22 teams from the U.S., Canada, an...
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Tribal Stewardship and Food Sovereignty Conference March 30
Posted: Monday, March 16
The 2015 Native American Law Conference: Tribal Stewardship of Plant and Food Sovereignty will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 30 in the University of Idaho College of Law Courtroom, Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus in Moscow. Room 348A in the Boise Water Center has been reserved for live streaming of the event. Many important voices will speak at the confere...
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Registration Open for the 2015 Innovation Showcase on April 22
Posted: Monday, March 16
The University of Idaho, College of Graduate Studies, is hosting its annual research showcase, Innovation Showcase, Wednesday, April 22. The Innovations Showcase is a student-based competition designed to highlight the research and creative success of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Idaho. The Innovation Showcase is free and open to the public. This daylong event begins ...
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Traveling Symposium Provides Tools to Thrive in the Range Livestock Industry
Posted: Friday, March 13
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — March 13, 2015 — The University of Idaho Rangeland Center and partners will offer the 2015 Idaho Range Livestock Symposium, a one-day traveling program packed with information for livestock producers and land managers, at three locations across southern Idaho April 7-9. Local ranchers will share their perspectives and provide overviews of their operations at each...
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UI Hires New Provost and Executive Vice President
Posted: Friday, March 13
The University of Idaho has appointed John M. Wiencek, Ph.D., to the position of Provost and Executive Vice President effective June 1, 2015. Wiencek will serve as the university’s chief academic officer, directly responsible for the general direction of all academic programs, endeavors and instructional services on the Moscow campus as well as the university’s statewide academic, out...
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Chance the Rapper Performs at UI for Finals Fest
Posted: Wednesday, March 11
On Tuesday, May 5, Chance the Rapper will be performing at the University of Idaho for the 2015 Finals Fest. Tickets went on sale March 10, and a limited number of presale tickets will be available for University of Idaho students at a discounted price of $10 and to the public for $25. Regular tickets for UI students will be $15 and public tickets will cost $30. Finals Fest will be held in the Un...
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UI’s Sapaatka’yn Cinema Brings Native American Culture to Screen
Posted: Tuesday, March 10
On March 27-28, the University of Idaho American Indian Studies Program’s Native American Film Festival celebrates its 13th year. The festival, Sapaatka’yn Cinema, features a mix of documentaries, animated shorts and feature films with programming designed for children, students and adults. The UI Native American drum group, Vandal Nation, will open the festival on Friday, March 27. ...
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Registration Open for Inspiring Design Futures Symposium on March 26
Posted: Monday, March 9
The UI College of Art & Architecture’s annual daylong symposium, Inspiring Design Futures, returns to the University of Idaho campus Thursday, March 26, for its third consecutive year. The event celebrates the college’s alumni speakers returning to campus to share their inspiring journeys, professional achievements and community contributions with the university community and the p...
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Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunity: C.R. Stillinger Forest Science Research Fellowship
Posted: Monday, March 9
The University of Idaho Office of Research and Economic Development is currently accepting graduate student applications for the C.R. Stillinger Forest Science Research Fellowship program to support forest ecology research. The 12-month research assistantship (awarded for 1-3 years) could be used to initiate and complete a research project, to provide an opportunity to fund a portion of an ongoing...
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UI Researchers Receive Grant for Powerful Tool for Studying Molecular Properties
Posted: Thursday, March 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 5, 2015 – University of Idaho researchers will soon have a new tool for understanding the world at the molecular level, thanks to a grant from the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust and a major gift from a private donor. The trust awarded UI chemistry professor Richard V. Williams and his co-investigators $360,000 to purchase a nuclear magnetic resonance, or NMR, spectr...
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Call for Nominations for Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards
Posted: Thursday, March 5
The University of Idaho Women’s Center is seeking nominations for the annual Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards. Each year, one University of Idaho student, one faculty or staff member, and one local community member receive the award. Candidates are nominated for the award via an open nomination process. Selection of award winners is by a review panel composed of past honorees. Vi...
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Spells a Good Time
Posted: Thursday, March 5
University of Idaho Theatre Arts is proud to present the warm and funny musical comedy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m., April 2- 4, 8- 11 and at 2 p.m. April 4 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Way, in Moscow. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for UI faculty, staff and seniors (55 and over) and $5 for children (12 and under). UI students with ID are free. Ti...
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Invent Idaho State Finals Come to UI March 6-7
Posted: Wednesday, March 4
Some of the most creative and imaginative young minds from across the state will show off their bright ideas at the Invent Idaho State Finals this week in Moscow. The winners of regional Invent Idaho contests will compete in the two-day finals being hosted at the University of Idaho Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Invent Idaho challenges students in first thro...
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Chemistry Professor Bitterwolf Receives National Honor for Research, Teaching
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named University of Idaho chemistry professor Tom Bitterwolf among its prestigious class of 2014 AAAS Fellows. Bitterwolf joined 400 other scientists from across the nation Feb. 14 to receive the honor at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, California. Bitterwolf, who has been with the UI Department of Chemistry since 1988, sai...
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LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival at UI on March 10
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
The UI Women’s Center will celebrate its 10th 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 on Tuesday, March 10. LUNAFEST, produced by LUNA, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, provides a national platform for independent women filmmakers to share their talents and stories. ...
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UI Researcher Returns to His Roots to Grow Reforestation Effort
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
For Kent Apostol, a research scientist in the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources, returning to his home country to grow a sustainable agroforestry industry is more than service-learning — the native of the Philippines sees the potential to plant seeds of entrepreneurship, growing a profitable and ecologically sustainable agroforestry industry. He and Kea Woodruff, a se...
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Emeritus Professor Nick Gier to Speak at Martin Forum
Posted: Monday, March 2
Nick Gier, a professor emeritus of philosophy, will present at the University of Idaho’s Martin Forum on Thursday, March 5. Gier will discuss the “The Origins of Religious Violence” starting at 12:30 p.m. in the Teaching and Learning Center, TLC Room 041. “The association between religion and violence is a long-standing issue; however, we have seen a surge of religious vi...
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UI Program to Host Central American Teens Leaders
Posted: Friday, February 27
The International Programs Office, the College of Business and Economics, and the International Studies Program will host 27 teens and community leaders from Belize, El Salvador and Honduras as a part of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program from March 8-13. CAYA is a collaborative partnership between the University of Idaho, the Center for Intercultural Education and Development (...
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‘Moveable Feast’ Highlights Hemingway’s Journey Through Food
Posted: Friday, February 27
Foodies and literary enthusiasts alike are invited to join the University of Idaho’s Creative Writing Program in celebrating the legacy of Ernest Hemingway with a culinary journey through his travels on Tuesday, March 3, as part of UI’s sixth annual Hemingway Festival. Tickets are still available for “A Moveable Feast,” an annual fundraising dinner held to support UI&rsquo...
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Idaho Theater Students Advance to National Theater Competition
Posted: Thursday, February 26
More than 60 University of Idaho Theatre Arts students participated in the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Ellensburg, Washington, last week, earning numerous awards, including two students winning top honors and invited to participate in the national festival in Washington, D.C., April 13-18. Participants directed and performed in dramatic, comedic and music...
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UI Extension Natural Resources Camp Continues 55-year Tradition
Posted: Thursday, February 26
KETCHUM, Idaho – Feb. 26, 2015 -- Natural Resources Camp, a University of Idaho Extension tradition tucked away in some of the state’s grandest scenery, will again offer Idaho youth a unique opportunity to learn about and explore the environment June 22-27. The camp for 12- to 14-year olds will celebrate its 55th anniversary this year with a program that focuses on wildlife, rangeland...
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Regional Climate Research Project Hosts Moscow Art Exhibition March 3-4
Posted: Thursday, February 26
Art and Science will be the focus of an art exhibition in Moscow Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4, hosted by a research project focused on climate change and Inland Northwest wheat farming.   The free exhibition will open from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Village Center Mall at 872 Troy Road, No. 180, and will include refreshments. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by Friday, Feb...
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UI’s English Department to Celebrate Hemingway Fest March 3-5
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The University of Idaho’s Creative Writing Program’s Sixth Annual Hemingway Festival will honor the legacy of Ernest Hemingway and his connection to Idaho with a series of readings, a film and the Hemingway Feast from March 3-5. The event begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at BookPeople with UI Professor Ron McFarland reading from his new book “Appropriating Hemingway: Using Him a...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Writer to Keynote Ethics Symposium March 5
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
Jacqui Banaszynski, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and internationally recognized writing coach, is the 2015 Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium keynote speaker. Banaszynski will talk about the ethics of intimate, narrative storytelling during her presentation at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the courtroom of the Menard Law Building, 711 S. Rayburn St. in Moscow. Her free presentation is open to the p...
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University of Idaho selects Idaho author’s novel as Common Read
Posted: Monday, February 23
The University of Idaho has chosen the best-selling novel "All the Light We Cannot See" by Boise author Anthony Doerr as its Common Read for 2015-16. “We are thrilled to give our incoming first-year students a chance to read this remarkable story and to engage with our faculty about the issues raised by the book,” said Rodney Frey, UI’s director of General Education, which spon...
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UI Library Updates and Redesigns International Jazz Collections Website
Posted: Monday, February 23
As part of the 2015 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, the University of Idaho Library has redesigned and updated its International Jazz Collections (IJC) website and digital collections. The website now features new image viewing pages and updated access to a variety of materials, from scores to scrapbooks. Additionally, the Lionel Hampton Library Collection’s videos have been reformatted for vi...
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Award-winning Writer Alison Hawthorne Deming to read at the University of Idaho on March 4
Posted: Monday, February 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 23, 2015 – Alison Hawthorne Deming visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. 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 Deming.  “Alison Deming’s readings are magical,” said Scott Slovic, cha...
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College of Law Announces 2015 Bellwood Speaker
Posted: Friday, February 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 18, 2015 – The University of Idaho College of Law will host the 18th Annual Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series at both campus locations: 6 p.m. Mountain time Monday, April 6 at the Idaho Water Center–Legacy Pointe in Boise and 2 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, April 7 in the University of Idaho Pitman Center International Ballroom in Moscow. This year&rsq...
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2015 Borah Symposium Addresses National and International Border Issues
Posted: Thursday, February 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 19, 2015 -- For more than 60 years, the University of Idaho’s Borah Foundation has focused attention on the causes of war and the conditions for peace. Its annual symposia bring together world leaders, diplomats, scholars and activists to discuss current problems facing our global community and to offer solutions.  The 2015 Borah Symposium is scheduled for Ap...
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Research Team Clamping Down on Invasive Asian Clams in Lake Pend Oreille
Posted: Thursday, February 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – February 18, 2015 – A University of Idaho research team from the College of Natural Resources is leading the charge to remove Asian clams from Lake Pend Oreille’s Ellisport Bay. This effort is funded and undertaken in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Since their discovery in 201...
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Register Now for UI Women's Leadership Conference 2015
Posted: Wednesday, February 18
Registration is now open for the 2015 University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference, co-sponsored by the Women's Center, the Professional Development and Learning office, and the Athena Association of Professional Women. The conference will take place on Wednesday, March 25 at the University of Idaho's Moscow campus. Register for the conference at www.regonline.com/womensleadership2015. The ...
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"The Abolitionists" Final Film in Library's "Created Equal" Series
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
The University of Idaho Library will host a screening of the documentary film "The Abolitionists," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 in the Pitman Center's Borah Theater. The screening will be followed by a discussion centered on issues raised by the film. "The Abolitionists" is the final film in the "Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle," series offered by the UI Library through an in...
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MURI Research Positions Available to Idaho Students
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
Idaho NSF EPSCoR is currently accepting student applications for the summer 2015 MILES Undergraduate Research and Internships (MURI) program. Priority application consideration deadline is Friday, Feb. 20. The positions will be open until filled. Undergraduate students enrolled at any Idaho college or university can apply. The MURI Program is designed to engage undergraduates in science, technolo...
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Celebrate Chinese New Year on Friday, Feb. 20
Posted: Friday, February 13
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute invites you to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival with us at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in the University of Idaho Administration Building's Auditorium. Our 2015 Chinese New Year Gala event includes the Seattle Huayin Dance Performing Arts Group, Chinese Zither (gu zheng), Vandaleers choir, Chinese calligraphy show, Dragon dance, raffles throughout the ev...
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UI Library Adds Database on Indigenous Peoples of North America
Posted: Friday, February 13
The University of Idaho Library has added a new database: Indigenous Peoples of North America. The database focuses on the origins of ideas, cultures and traditions that have defined indigenous societies, tribal organizations, and native/non-native relations. Researchers can explore the impact of invasion and colonization on indigenous peoples in North America through primary sources including man...
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UI Project Explores Best Strategy to Help Farmers Access Local Food Markets
Posted: Thursday, February 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 12, 2015 – A University of Idaho research project seeks strategies to help small- to medium-sized farms supply foods to local markets. One of the first efforts of the USDA-funded project will be a survey of restaurant and grocery stores to better understand how consumers’ desire for local foods translates to dollars and cents for farmers and those who buy the...
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UI Library Presents Second Film in the "Created Equal" Series: "The Loving Story"
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The University of Idaho Library will host a screening of the documentary film "The Loving Story," at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 in the Pitman Center Borah Theater. Following the film screening, Shaakirrah Sanders, J.D., UI associate professor of law, will lead a discussion on issues raised by the film. "The Loving Story" is the second in a series of three films illustrating the history of civil right...
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Registration Now Open for Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies would like to invite you to register for the third annual Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium being held May 21 at the University of Idaho. Sessions will cover current genomic applications and big data issues, current and future technologies, research being conducted by Inland Northwest researchers and presentations from IBEST core...
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Today's IBEST Seminar Looks at Evolution of Animal Weapons
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Douglas Emlen, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Montana, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the Spring 2015 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core element of a graduate seminar course (BCB 501) and are open to the p...
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Join International Programs at the Friendship Family Reception Tonight
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
International Programs invites you to the Friendship Families Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 12 in the Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom. Join us to enjoy international performances, mingle with our students and learn about the Friendship Families program. Friendship Families is a program that matches international students with local families and/or individuals for the purposes of cultura...
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College of Art and Architecture to Feature NEA Grant Recipient: “Attention to Detail” Feb. 13
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 11, 2015 – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery presents “Attention to Detail,” made possible with a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant and curated by UI MFA graduate student Devon Mozdierz, with guidance from Prichard Art Gallery Director Roger Rowley. This is the fifth NEA grant received by the gallery, totaling $5...
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Free Student Performances on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Hartung
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 10, 2015 — More than a dozen University of Idaho Theatre Arts students will —perform their work, including scenes, monologues and singing, in a free “Irene Ryan Showcase”  at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Way, in Moscow.  Costumes, scene design and stage management displays will also be exhibited for vie...
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Open Sessions for Provost and Executive Vice President Finalist Candidates
Posted: Tuesday, February 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 10, 2015 – The University of Idaho will be hosting the provost and executive vice president finalist candidates in Moscow with open sessions beginning Thursday, Feb. 12. Opportunities to hear from the candidates will be at open sessions conducted in the Pitman Center with livestream available and recorded sessions posted after the final candidate has visited. The ...
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Public Invited to Kickoff Celebration for the 48th Annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
Posted: Tuesday, February 10
  MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 10, 2015 – The University of Idaho will launch this year’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival kickoff celebration with hors d’oeuvres and live music from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Moscow’s Chamber of Commerce. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, thousands of participating students, community members and jazz fans visit the ...
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University of Idaho Premiere of "Any One of Us: Words From Prison" Opens Thursday
Posted: Monday, February 9
The Women’s Center will premiere its 2015 V-Day production, "Any One of Us: Words from Prison" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom. Additional performances will take place Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14. Tickets are available for $10 (students with valid ID, $8) at the Women’s Center, Safari Pearl and One World Café. Tickets will also be ...
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University of Idaho Confucius Institute Movie Night Feb. 11
Posted: Friday, February 6
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute would like to invite you to join us for our monthly Chinese Movie Night. Each film will have a brief introduction by our visiting South China University of Technology instructor, Jianhong Lu. The audience will have the opportunity to discuss the film and its cultural significance at its conclusion with Lu, who is a specialist in Chinese cinema and film c...
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