College of Science & Outreach Features

Malcolm Renfrew reading about North American birds
Remembering an Icon
Chemistry professor Malcolm M. Renfrew leaves decades-long legacy at University of Idaho
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Lucius Caldwell & Professor Nagler
COS students and faculty honored with the Alumni Association’s Award for Excellence
Five College of Science students and two faculty members were selected in December to receive the UI Alumni Association’s Award for Excellence. Some comments from some of this year’s award winners about their experience at UI
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Gary Bennett with Paul Joyce
Farewell and Welcome from the Advisory Board
The Advisory Board bids farewell to six members and welcomes two new members. The Advisory Board advises and supports the College of Science with student recruitment, job placements, curricular matters, and outreach.
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Students playing with fire
Playing with fire and ice – and potatoes
Karen Harpp's geoscience education and outreach methods class shows fifth-grade students the fun of science.
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High school students watch a physics demonstration during the 2012 Jazz Fest
Sciences Makes Waves at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival had a new feature this year: academic-themed workshops for for visiting high school students. Faculty from Physics and Mathematics conducted workshops highlighting connections between music and the fields they teach.
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Station an engineering marvel
John Phillips, NASA Astronaut, speaks of the International Space Stations construction at the seventh annual Robert B. and Floretta F. Austin Distinguished Lecture in Science series.
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Chemistry Sleuths at Camp
Curious kids find the right chemistry
June 2011
UI science camp explores the finer points of forensics
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Girl Power - middle school students participatng in math & science
The Possibilities for Women Who Study Math and Science
Over a two-day period, 150 girls from the Boise and Meridian school districts got to experience the fun of science up close and personal.
» Learn about the two-day event in Boise
Malcom Renfrew with finch
Celebrating a Century:
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Malcolm Renfrew
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter proclaimed Oct. 12, 2010, to be Malcolm M. Renfrew Day in Idaho, recognizing Renfrew’s “highly successful career."
» Read about some of the highlights
College of Science blog
Blogs Away!
Scientists’ Research Explodes onto the Web
College of Science blog:
Science Blog