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UI Students and Faculty Awarded Sustainability and Community Outreach Grants
Posted: Wednesday, February 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the Office of Community Partnerships have awarded grants totaling more than $13,900 to five students and three faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year. The UI Sustainability Center’s student-led grant program facilitates student engagement in building campus sustainability by awarding up to $9,000 each year to student...
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News Release | Sustainability | Grants | University of Idaho | environment | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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UI Team Researches Price of Drug Trafficking on Forests in Central America
Posted: Tuesday, February 4
MOSCOW, Idaho — A group of researchers found something unexpected during their work in Central America: the deep scars drug trafficking is leaving on sensitive landscape. The research team, including Erik Nielsen, a University of Idaho alum, and Spencer Plumb, a UI doctoral student, was focused on sustainable practices, geography and earth sciences when they noticed signs of “narco-d...
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News Release | Sustainability | Natural Resources | University of Idaho | Soil and Land Resources
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Decrease on UI Campus
Posted: Wednesday, January 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – As the uncertainty regarding future climate change looms overhead, the University of Idaho is doing its part to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, emissions during 2011 on the UI campus decreased 12.5 percent compared to 2005. The UI conducts an annual GHG inventory in accordance with the requirements of the American College and University Presidents’ Clima...
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News Release | Sustainability | UI Campus | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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U-Idaho’s Holthuijzen Selected as Udall Scholar
Posted: Monday, April 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — University of Idaho junior, Wieteke Holthuijzen, has been selected as a 2013 Udall Scholar, only one of 50 in the nation and the only Idaho scholar this year. “It is such an honor to be selected for this scholarship; I don’t think that it has really sunk in yet,” said Holthuijzen, from Boise. “To receive this level of recognition really means a lot- i...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Environmental Science | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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Waste Not, Want Not: Solid Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment is the Focus of U-Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium
Posted: Monday, February 25 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Changing regulations and the prospect of fewer federal dollars mean wastewater treatment and solid waste management are critical concerns for today’s city planners, commercial developers, elected officials and facilities operators nationwide. That’s why the University of Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium is focusing on “Community Stewa...
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Priscilla Salant | Environmental Science | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | Twin Falls | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | environment | Environmental Science | President's Office | Office of Community Partnerships
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Sustainability Center Helps Create Student-Led Sustainability Opportunities
Posted: Tuesday, February 5 2013
By Wieteke Holthuijzen MOSCOW, Idaho – Helping University of Idaho students become more active by reducing their carbon footprint and showing how climate change will impact Idaho recreation, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center is supporting two student-led sustainability projects with grants totaling more than $4,500. Ryan McGrath, a doctoral student in exercise science with rese...
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News Release | Sustainability | Grants | environment
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Dylan Hedden-Nicely, University of Idaho Graduate Student, Awarded the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship
Posted: Tuesday, February 7 2012
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Programs are proud to announce Dylan Hedden-Nicely as the 2012 recipient of the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Hedden-Nicely, ’12, is in his final year of a concurrent law degree and a master’s degree in water resources. He said the Avista-Waters of the West Scholar...
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Law | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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Sustainability Center Announces Annual Grant Competition Winners
Posted: Tuesday, November 1 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has awarded grants totaling more than $7,500 to three student-led sustainability projects. The center’s mini-grant competition facilitates student engagement in building campus sustainability. The grants support initiative work in areas such as water efficiency, waste stream reduction, and climate change. Grant recipients ar...
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News Release | Sustainability
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USDA Grant Supports Research Team’s Focus on Sustainable Practices for Livestock
Posted: Wednesday, April 27 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Researchers at the University of Idaho will focus their efforts on how to develop a sustainable livestock food system in the Pacific Northwest thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “The University of Idaho’s research enterprise is strengthened through the support of interdisciplinary grants such as this,” said Jack McIver, vice president for research and econo...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Business & Economics | John McIver | Dev Shrestha | Tracie Lee | Steven Peterson | Nick Sanyal | Bioregional Planning | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Northern Idaho | Funding | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | Eastern Washington
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Screening of Documentary on Legendary Conservationist Aldo Leopold Leads Earth Week Celebration
Posted: Tuesday, April 5 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho's College of Natural Resources and Sustainability Center will co-host a free screening of a new film called “Green Fire,” the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. The film will be shown on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the University Auditorium in the Administration Building, and is...
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Natural Resources | News Release | Sustainability | Idaho at Glance | Wildlife Resources | Register Features
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