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Teachers practicing using techniques learned during the Making Mathematics Reasoning Explicit program.
Beyond ‘Math Magic’
Teachers in joint UI-WSU program learn new ways to help students understand, apply math
» Read about the Making Mathematics Reasoning Explicit program
The bottom of gecko's feet.
Discovering Geckos’ Sticky Secrets
Biology and engineering researcher investigates the tiny structures that give geckos their incredible climbing power – helping humans answer evolutionary questions and create high–tech materials
» Read about the research on geckos' climbing power
Kay ’68 and Sam ’69 Bacharach recipients of the 2014 Jim Lyle award
Kay and Sam Bacharach | Jim Lyle Award
Kay '69 and Sam '68 Bacharach were honored with the Jim Lyle award at a public ceremony March 11 in Arlington, Virginia.
» Read about the Bacharach's volunteer service to UIdaho
graduation caps tossed in the air
2014 College and Department Award Winners
The College of Science and Dapartmental Awards for the Class of 2014.
» Congratulations to the 2014 award winners!
Sunrise shining on the University of Idaho Administraion building
College of Science Recipients | Excellence Awards
College of Science faculty recognized during the Excellence Awards held on April 29, 2014.
» Congratulations to our faculty
Professor David McIlroy
Big Award for Tiny Research
Physics Professor David McIlroy Recognized with Idaho NSF EPSCoR Award for Work with Nanomaterials
» More about Professor McIlroy's work with nanotechnology
Courntey Creech
Problem-Solving Her Future
Mukilteo, Wash., musician turns math degree into exciting career opportunity starting after graduation.
» Read about Courtney Creech
climate change scientists' base camp in Asia
A High View of Climate Change
UI geography researchers contribute to international studies of climate change
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Megan Paul and Alicia Fink are recipients of the HACH Foundation Scholarship
HACH Foundation Scholarship Recipients in Chemistry
Future high school chemistry teachers, Megan Paul and Alicia Fink, received the HACH Foundation Scholarship, which awards about $6000 per year to each recipient.
» More about Megan and Alicia
A sun glint off the methane see on Staturn's moon Titan
Waves on an Alien World
UI physics researchers find first evidence of waves in Titan’s methane seas
» Read about Professor Jason Barnes's research
Lucas Tate
Studying Statistics Down Under
Statistical Sciences student and professor head to Australia for biostatistics, epidemiology experience
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A volcano on a Galapagos island
Unearthing the Galápagos Story
Geology professor Dennis Geist studies the surprising geology deep beneath the Galápagos Islands
» Read more about Dennis's research
Brian Vo in the lab.
Chemistry Graduate Cooks Up Success in the Lab
University of Idaho chemistry graduate Brian Vo finds success in labs, as a teaching assistant and in published articles.
» Read more about Brian
UI Researchers Help Decode New View of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Contribute to Cassini Mission
A team of NASA researchers around the nation, including Physics Assistant Professor Jason Barnes and his team of students, revealed this week a new view of Saturn’s moon Titan.
» Reab more about Jason Barnes and Matt Hedman's work
Malcolm Renfrew reading about North American birds
Remembering an Icon
Chemistry professor Malcolm M. Renfrew leaves decades-long legacy at University of Idaho
» Read more about Professor Emeritus Renfrew
Hannah Kiser runs on the University of Idaho track while toting her chemistry equipment
On Track in Her Field
Biochemistry major and runner Hannah Kiser excels in academics and athletics
» Read more about Hannah Kiser
Pete Fuerst
Reading the Book of the Brain
Pete Fuerst's lab studies the intricate connections of the neural network
» Read more about Pete's research
Rebecca LaVerne Winzer, Goldwater Scholar recipient 2013
Turning Opportunity into Gold(water)
Goldwater Scholar Rebecca LaVerne Winzer uses her research to provide a foundation for future physics success.
» Read more about Rebecca