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UI Geology Professor Part of Team That Has Found Evidence of Plate Tectonics on Europa
Posted: Monday, September 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 7, 2014 – A University of Idaho geological sciences professor and his research partner have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter’s moon Europa – the first sign of this geologic activity on a solar system world other than Earth. The discovery appears to solve a puzzle that has perplexed planetary scientists for years. Researchers have clear vis...
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UI Professor Unearths the Surprising Geology Deep Beneath the Galápagos Islands
Posted: Tuesday, January 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho geologist Dennis Geist is digging deep into the mysteries of one of Earth’s most unusual island chains, the Galápagos. He and a team of researchers from across the nation have published a paper that challenges some of the conventional explanations of how the islands’ geology has formed. Geist describes the rock layer deep below the Gal&...
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Idaho Geologic Map Honored for Design, Quality Science
Posted: Wednesday, September 25 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The comprehensive, rainbow-hued geologic map of Idaho released in 2012 has received top honors from the Association of American State Geologists.
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U-Idaho Geologists Help with Earthquake Hazard Preparedness in Blaine County
Posted: Tuesday, April 9 2013
Geologists from the Idaho Geological Survey, or IGS, at the University of Idaho are working this month to identify areas in Blaine County that would be most affected in the event of a damaging earthquake. The results of the survey will inform county leaders and residents how to better prepare for seismic hazards.
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2013 College of Science Student Awards
Posted: Thursday, April 4 2013
The College of Science has named Katie Slavens as the recipient of the John P. George Award for 2013. The George Award is given to the outstanding graduating senior from the college, chosen from among students nominated from each of the college’s departments. Katie will receive a certificate and a 50 oz. engraved silver bar, to be presented at the college’s graduation reception in the ...
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U-Idaho Talent Makes Waves
Posted: Monday, April 9 2012
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho graduate student in geological sciences, Alex Patthoff, and his research adviser, geology professor Simon Kattenhorn, have made a discovery of international significance.   Patthoff and Kattenhorn's groundbreaking research documents evidence of a liquid ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus, which is currently being imaged by NASA's Cassini...
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U-Idaho Professor Takes on Leadership Role in Global Effort to Preserve Biodiversity
Posted: Wednesday, April 4 2012
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Dennis Geist, professor of geology at the University of Idaho, has been studying the volcanoes of the Galápagos Islands since 1981. This January, he was named President of the Charles Darwin Foundation, which is dedicated to research in support of conservation in the Galápagos Islands. “Dennis is the Board’s only PhD and practicing scientist,” ...
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Princeton Review Names U-Idaho Professor One of America’s 300 Best
Posted: Wednesday, April 4 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – On Tuesday, the Princeton Review named Karen Harpp, associate professor of geochemistry at the University of Idaho, one of the 300 best professors in the U.S. Formerly of Colgate University, Harpp was chosen out of over 42,000 professors nationwide using student data collected by the Princeton Review and RateMyProfessor.com.     An engagi...
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Astronaut-Scientist Dr. Andrew "Drew" Feustel to visit U of I
Thursday, March 1 2012 at 7:30 PM
The Department of Geological Sciences and College of Science are sponsoring a public lecture by one of the few scientists who has been in space. Drew Feustel, who has been on two space shuttle missions, will be visiting Moscow on March 1. He will be giving a public talk at 7:30 pm in JEB 104, followed by an open question session.
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U-Idaho-WSU Geology Seminar Series
Thursday, February 2 2012 at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Shemin Ge, University of Colorado, will present “Groundwater and Earthquake Interactions - stress change beneath a reservoir” as part of the U-Idaho-WSU Geology Seminar Series on Feb. 2 at 4 - 5 p.m. in 209 McClure Hall.
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Dissertation Defense: Suzette Payne
Thursday, December 1 2011 at 8:00 AM
Doctoral candidate in Geology, Suzette Payne, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Kinematics of the Snake River Plan and Centennial Shear Zone, Idaho, from GPS and Earthquake Data", on Dec. 1 at 8 a.m. in CNR 14. All are welcome to attend.
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College of Science Student Research Expo
Friday, October 28 2011 at 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
The College of Science proudly announces the seventh annual Student Research Expo. More than 40 undergraduate and graduate students will present posters on their research projects from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Teaching and Learning Center lounge area on the 100 level. All are welcome to attend and learn more about student research in the college.
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Geology Seminar: "Tectonics of Icy Moons"
Thursday, October 6 2011 at 4:00 PM
The Geology Seminar: "Tectonics of Icy Moons," presented by Simon Kattenhorn, University of Idaho Geological Sciences, will Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. in McClure Hall, room 209, at 4 p.m.
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Job, Internship & Grad School Fair - Corporate/For-Profit Industry Focus
Wednesday, October 5 2011 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
This recruitment fair will offer Idaho students and alumni the opportunity to connect with employers in for-profit industries on Oct. 5 from 1 p.m to 5 p.m. Employers will hire for full-time, internship and summer positions. This event is free to job seekers. Employers interested in recruiting must register in advance. Registration and additional information can be found at www.uidaho.edu/careerce...
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Geology Seminar: "Magma supply and storage at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii"
Thursday, September 22 2011 at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mike Poland, USGS-Hawaii Volcano Observatory
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University of Idaho Geologists Take Preventative Measures Before Potential Earthquake
Posted: Monday, July 11 2011
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Grand Teton National Park is a spectacular site along the Wyoming-Idaho border. The park brings in nearly 4 million visitors a year and creates a scenic background for those who live there. While the beauty is stunning, it’s tempered by the potential of danger from beneath the ground. The majestic mountain range sits on an active fault line that could one day lead to a sever...
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Students Shine at National Level, Showcase Implications of Geothermal Energy for Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, July 6 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – A national award for University of Idaho geological sciences students is more than just a pat on the back. It showcases the implications of geothermal energy in Idaho, and the state's growing need to develop this renewable resource. The geological sciences student team earned third place late last month in a National Geothermal Student Competition, or NGSC; the team evaluated the ...
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Science | College of Graduate Studies | Geological Sciences | Jerry Fairley | Geology | Geology | Idaho Falls | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Graduate Education
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Isaacson Receives Second Fulbright Fellowship
Posted: Monday, March 21 2011
Peter Isaacson, professor of geological sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship during summer 2011. The award is for combined teaching and research at the Universidad Autónoma de Entre Rios, in Diamante, Argentina. Teamed with Argentine colleague Mercedes diPasquo, Isaacson will offer a will offer a field-based course with objectives of a complete geological evaluation of a Devonian-age ...
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“Embrace Failure”: Commencement Speaker Scott Wood Urges Graduates to Look Beyond Immediate Success
Posted: Saturday, December 11 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – While many commencement speeches urge graduates to seek success and look for beauty, Scott Wood today encouraged newly minted University of Idaho graduates to “embrace failure.” Wood, distinguished scientist and dean of the university’s College of Science, was careful to note that there is “no virtue whatsoever in failure that comes about as a result of sloth or apathy or stupidit...
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Winter Commencement Set for Dec. 11
Posted: Thursday, November 11 2010
Written by Chelsey Remitz  MOSCOW, Idaho –This December, 746 graduates are eligible to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas at the University of Idaho's 2010 winter commencement. The event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 12:30 p.m., in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, and is free and open to the public. All degree candidates participating in the ceremony must line up f...
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Stripes on Mars Research Gains Momentum
Posted: Tuesday, October 5 2010
Few undergraduate students find their work referred to in Nature Magazine and Popular Science, but for Vandal alumnus Daisuke Kobayashi that dream became a reality.
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Science | Geological Sciences | Kenneth Sprenke | Geology | Geology | Research | News Release
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Girls Just Wanna Have Impact: 200 North Idaho girls to attend Women in Science in Coeur d'Alene Oct. 4-5
Posted: Monday, September 27 2010
While six figures might seem like a pretty strong draw for students considering a career in the sciences, young women are looking for more
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Science | Scott Wood | Anne Liu Kern | Michelle Wiest | Coeur d' Alene | News Release
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New Courses for Sustainability Distance Education to be Created through Sustainable Idaho Grants
Posted: Monday, April 26 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Five University of Idaho faculty will receive grants totaling almost $20,000 from the Sustainable Idaho Strategic Initiative through its annual Greening the Curriculum grant competition. The grants will fund the development of new online courses to expand the university’s distance education curriculum related to sustainability. Selected projects have interdisciplinary ap...
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College of Graduate Studies | Greg Möller | Gary Johnson | Michael O'Rourke | Research | News Release | Sustainability
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Grad Faculty Brown Bag Seminar: Tips for Recruiting the Best Graduate Students--Domestic and International
Posted: Friday, October 2 2009
A Faculty Panel will present their best practices for recruiting Domestic and International students. All Graduate Faculty are invited. Presenting at the seminar are Mickey Gunter from Geological Sciences, Brandon Schrand from the MFA In Creative Writing and Rebecca Brown from the International Programs office. The "Brown Bag" seminar will be held in the Sub Gold Rm on Wednesday October 14th from...
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Mickey Gunter | Brandon Schrand | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | Geology
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University-Company Team Wins Group's Recognition for Wastewater Research
Posted: Monday, September 28 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho scientists and colleagues will be honored with the top award in their field for their research on a pioneering system to remove phosphorus from wastewater before it enters lakes and streams. The Water Environment Federation notified University of Idaho environmental chemist Greg Moller and Blue Water Technologies Chief Technology Officer Remy Newcombe that the...
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Food Science | Susan Childers | Food Science | Environmental Science | Food Science | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Environmental Science | CALS Homepage | Research | News Release
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