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Call of the Wild: New University of Idaho Wilderness Study Program Open for Registration
Posted: Wednesday, March 7 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho students who yearn to be outdoors and want to study science in one of the nation’s largest wilderness areas may now apply for the College of Natural Resources’ new pilot program, “Semester in the Wild.” Offered for the first time in fall 2012, this semester-long experience is made up of five courses and is open to all undergraduate students. The prog...
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Natural Resources | Brian Kennedy | News Release | Taylor Wilderness Research Station | environment
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U-Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Earns ID21 Award for Innovative Teaching
Posted: Wednesday, September 19 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is one of six recipients of the ID21 Awards from the J.A. & K. Albertson Foundation for 2012. As one of the recipients from a pool of 167 nominees, MOSS will receive $50,000 and be honored at the foundation’s award ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Boise Egyptian Theater. “This prestigious aw...
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Natural Resources | Environmental Science | Environmental Science | Presidents Office | News Release | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | McCall Outdoor Science School | environment | Environmental Science
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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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Avista and Water Resources Program Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
Posted: Thursday, February 21 2013
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Program is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Ricardo Sánchez-Murillo, a doctoral student working with Jan Boll and Erin Brooks of the biological and agricultural engineering department will be awarded $3,000. He is researching th...
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Engineering | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Jan Boll | Environmental Science | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Environmental Science | Water Resources | Research | News Release | environment | Environmental Science | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Water Resources
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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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Filling a Void: U-Idaho Announces Renewable Materials Program
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — With the market for green products on the rise, the need for employees with skills and experiences in developing and marketing green products is becoming critical. The University of Idaho’s recently renamed College of Natural Resources Renewable Materials program is uniquely suited to develop future professionals to meet this need. “This is an exciting, new oppo...
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Natural Resources | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forest Products | News Release | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forestry | environment | Tom Gorman | Renewable Materials | Renewable Materials | CNR
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U-Idaho Semester in the Wild™ Helps Students Study and Go Wild
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is helping students answer the call of the wild and receive course credit with a new program, Semester in the Wild. The opportunity allows students to live and learn in the great outdoors for the fall semester and gain valuable skills. “After their Semester in the Wild experiences, students will return to their programs, energized and engaged,&r...
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News Release | Natural Resources | McCall Outdoor Science School | Central Idaho | Rocky Mountains | Taylor Wilderness Research Station | environment | Recreation | CNR | Recreation
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Avista and Water Resources Program Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
Posted: Thursday, January 30
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science & Water Resources Program is proud to announce the recipients of the 2014 Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Knut Marius Myrvold, a doctoral student, and Abigail Lute, a master’s degree student, will each be awarded $2,500 from Avista in support of their research. Avista contributes $5,000 each academic year to fund...
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Environmental Science | Environmental Science | Water Resources | News Release | Environmental Science & Water Resources | environment | Water Resources
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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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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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