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Summer journalism workshop seeks applications from students, teachers
Posted: Thursday, March 4 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – "Storytelling in the Digital Age" is the theme for the 2010 Multicultural High School Journalism Workshop at the University of Idaho scheduled for June 18-25 in Moscow. Designed for high school students and teachers, the workshop will be a hands-on experience in newspaper, radio and television news led by professional journalists and University of Idaho faculty. It is sponsored by...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Rebecca Tallent | Patricia Hart | Journalism | News Release | Multicultural
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Redefining Storytelling for a Digital Age: Multi-Cultural Journalism Workshop
Posted: Wednesday, April 14 2010
Applications Due May 1 Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – In a world where just about everybody can communicate instantly and globally – by blogging, tweeting, texting and skyping – how is journalism defined? And what are the skills storytellers need now to be effective communicators in a global conversation? “At one time, everyone who was considered a communicator was a journalist,” said ...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Rebecca Tallent | Journalism | News Release | Diversity | Multicultural
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Katrine Barber to Explore Historical Indian/White Relationships Nov. 30
Posted: Monday, November 22 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Institute for Pacific Northwest Studies will host a presentation by Northwest Historian Katrine Barber Tuesday, Nov. 30. Barber is associate professor of History at Portland State University and director of the Center for Columbia River History. “Katrine Barber is an outstanding scholar of Pacific Northwest history, especially I...
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Interdisciplinary Programs | History | Adam Sowards | American Studies | History | News Release | Multicultural
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson to Provide Black History Month Keynote Lecture
Posted: Friday, January 7 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The Rev. Jesse Jackson, American civil rights activist and dynamic orator, will visit the University of Idaho on Monday, Feb. 7, as part of the university's Black History Month celebration. Over the past 40 years, Jackson has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. He is the president...
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News Release | Diversity and Human Rights | Diversity | Equality | Inclusion | Multicultural | Mark Edwards
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University of Idaho Freshman to Introduce Rev. Jesse Jackson
Posted: Friday, February 4 2011
Written by Chelsey Remitz MOSCOW, Idaho – When the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to University of Idaho audiences on Monday, Feb. 7, there won't be a long line of university dignitaries introducing him. Rather, Christina Boddie, a freshman from Port Orchard, Wash., will do the honors. Mark Edwards, assistant to the president for diversity, equity and community, anticipates 4,000 people will attend...
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Science | Chemistry | Chemistry | News Release | Diversity | Multicultural | Mark Edwards | Office of Multicultural Affairs
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Latino Law Caucus Sheds Light on the Unauthorized Practice of Law by Notarios
Posted: Friday, February 4 2011
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Individuals and organizations billing themselves as “notarios publicos” are misrepresenting themselves and their clients. The notarios, who lack credentials to legally practice law, promise “notary” services to recently arrived immigrants, but instead provide expensive and potentially harmful “representation.” Their would-be “clients” are vulnerable to confusion...
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Law | News Release | Diversity | Multicultural | Office of Multicultural Affairs
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March 8 Seminar Focuses on Refugees in Idaho, Agricultural Internships
Posted: Monday, February 28 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho's refugees from around the world will be the focus of a seminar March 8 on the University of Idaho campus at Moscow and new agricultural internship opportunities. The program, " Refugees: Who Are They, Where Do They Come From," will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room. It will focus on the Idaho Office for Refugees and its Boise-based Global Garde...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | University of Idaho Boise | Multicultural | Dean of Students
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March 8 Seminar Focuses on Refugees in Idaho, Agricultural Internships
Tuesday, March 8 2011 at 9:00 AM
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho's refugees from around the world will be the focus of a seminar March 8 on the University of Idaho campus at Moscow and new agricultural internship opportunities. The program, " Refugees: Who Are They, Where Do They Come From," will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room. It will focus on the Idaho Office for Refugees and its Boise-based Global Garde...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | University of Idaho Boise | Multicultural | Dean of Students
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University of Idaho to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Posted: Friday, January 13 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with events throughout the weekend, culminating with a presentation given by Jeff Guillory, director of diversity education at nearby Washington State University. “It wasn’t that long ago when basic civil rights that we enjoy today were denied to citizens of the United States,” said Leathia Botello, coor...
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News Release | Multicultural | Office of Multicultural Affairs
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U-Idaho to Host Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an on-campus showing Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:30 p.m. of his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, filmed in 1963. The screening will take place in the Teaching and Learning Center, attached to the Idaho Commons, in its Student Diversity Center, room 229. He delivered his stirring remarks on Aug. 28, ...
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News Release | Diversity | Multicultural | Leathia Botello | Office of Multicultural Affairs
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