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CSI: Moscow
Posted: Friday, January 16 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Move over, Gil Grissom. CSI – or Crime Scene Investigators – has arrived in Moscow. But the characters aren’t part of a fictional television show, and they’re playing for keeps. Taking center stage in this unscripted drama is a brand new gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC/MS) recent...
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Science | Chemistry | Research | News Release
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Blogs Away! Scientists’ Research Explodes onto the Web
Posted: Friday, June 12 2009
June 12, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is a hub for exciting and innovative research, and its faculty is out to prove it. The University of Idaho College of Science is launching a blog named Vandal Science aimed at educating the general public in many things science-related, literally bringing science to life in engaging and accessible ways. Faculty from...
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Science | Von Walden | News Release
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If You Build It: Ultrafast, Ultra-rare Instrument Will Probe Building Blocks of Life
Posted: Thursday, August 6 2009
The University of Idaho soon will build – from scratch – a piece of research equipment so rare that only a few dozen exist in the entire world. It is a $710,000 ultrafast infrared spectrometer capable of creating bursts of light pulses one-ten-trillionth of a second long.
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Science | Chemistry | Eric Brauns | Thomas Bitterwolf | News Release
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New Research Center Targets Chlamydia’s Climate and Chromosomes
Posted: Friday, September 4 2009
Scientists from the University of Idaho are teaming up with colleagues around the world to wage a genetic war against chlamydia. The five-year, $12.5 million project will use genetic sequencing to learn more about the number one reported sexually transmitted infection in the world.
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Science | College of Graduate Studies | Statistical Science | Biological Sciences | Larry Forney | Zaid Abdo | Statistical Science | Bioinformatics and Computational Biology | Research | News Release | COGS homepage
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University of Idaho Wins $3.2 Million Renewal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research and Education Project
Posted: Thursday, September 17 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – A successful educational partnership between the University of Idaho and Costa Rica's Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center to train graduate students will continue with a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship program, or IGERT, is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdi...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Science | College of Graduate Studies | Research | News Release | COGS homepage
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To Boldly Go: University of Idaho's Gregson to Coordinate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiatives Aimed at Next Generations
Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – With an eye toward inspiring the next generation of leaders, the University of Idaho will coordinate its institutional efforts in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math – known as STEM. The land-grant university has asked Jim Gregson, professor of adult, career and technology education in the College of Education, to...
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Science | Engineering | Education | College of Graduate Studies | Mathematics | Adult Career & Technology Education | James Gregson | Career and Technical Education: Technology Education | Presidents Office | Research | News Release | Office of the President
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Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Astronaut Steven Swanson
Monday, October 5 2009 at 4:00 PM
The 2009-10 Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes NASA astronaut Steven Ray Swanson for a public talk about highlights of the STS-1119 mission. The shuttle flight delivered the final pair of power-generating solar array wings and truss element to the space station. The delivery and installation of the station’s final, major U.S. truss segment, Starboard 6, signaled the station’s readi...
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Science | Engineering | Computer Science, M.S. or Ph.D. | Research
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University Study of Idaho's Changing Dairy Industry Focuses on Community-level Impacts
Posted: Monday, October 26 2009
Written by Bill Loftus TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A team of University of Idaho researchers that studied the community level impacts of Idaho's rapidly changing dairy industry say they found largely positive economic and social effects. During the two-year study, the researchers conducted a telephone survey of the general public, interviewed community members and local officials and analyzed publicly a...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Science | News Release
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Capitalizing on Innovation
Posted: Wednesday, October 28 2009
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is celebrating the accomplishments of several faculty, staff and students who – through developing innovative technologies – have furthered the university’s mission as a land-grant institution to improve the lives of Idahoans and Americans. Faculty, staff and students will receive inaugural Innovation Awards on Friday, Nov. 6. They...
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Science | Engineering | College of Graduate Studies | Chien Wai | Kenneth Cain | Ronald Crawford | Harriet Shaklee | Jeffrey Stark | Research | News Release
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150 Next-Generation Women Scientists Converge in Coeur d'Alene
Posted: Monday, November 2 2009
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Approximately 150 tenth-grade girls will conduct laboratory tests alongside working scientists in University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene and North Idaho College labs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 3 and 4. A full schedule of events is available upon request. High School Students Will Conduct Water Quality Research in University of Idaho and NIC Science Labs COEUR...
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Science | Scott Minnich | University of Idaho Boise | Coeur d' Alene | Research | News Release | Undergraduate | coeur d alene
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