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Chemistry Professor Bitterwolf Receives National Honor for Research, Teaching
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named University of Idaho chemistry professor Tom Bitterwolf among its prestigious class of 2014 AAAS Fellows. Bitterwolf joined 400 other scientists from across the nation Feb. 14 to receive the honor at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, California. Bitterwolf, who has been with the UI Department of Chemistry since 1988, sai...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce a new summer research program for undergraduates, made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation. This new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will actively engage students in independent research in the areas of molecular and organismal evolution. Research interests in the Department of Biological Scienc...
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The Confluence Project Receives Grant from ISDE to Develop Project-Based Watershed Science Curriculum
Posted: Monday, January 12
The Confluence Project (TCP), outreach arm of the Waters of the West program, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Science Education Grant Program. This competitive program awards grants to organizations that “encourage knowledge of and interest in the disciplines of STEM among Idaho’s elementary and secondary school students.” TCP does ju...
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UI Researchers Form Ebola Working Group
Posted: Monday, January 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 12, 2015 – In response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in western Africa, researchers at the University of Idaho have formed the Ebola Working Group to create tools to help track and treat the disease – and potentially other viruses. The group, a subset of the university’s newly formed Collaboratorium for Modeling Complex Problems, is tackling two pr...
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Discover Idaho’s Wildflowers with New App
Posted: Monday, December 22 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 22, 2014 – The University of Idaho’s Stillinger Herbarium, the University of Washington’s Herbarium at the Burke Museum and Idaho State University’s Ray J. Davis Herbarium have partnered with High Country Apps to create the “Idaho Wildflowers” app, now available for iOS, Android and Kindle devices.  The app includes profiles of mo...
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Research Funding Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary studies is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 IBEST Pilot Grant Program. This is an opportunity for faculty to obtain funds to catalyze new research initiatives on campus. The IBEST Pilot Project Grant Program will fund 1-2 grants to support pilot research on aspects of evolutionary and computational biology that are pertinen...
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2014 Hill Undergraduate Research Fellowships Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
The 2014 fellowship winners (with projects beginning spring semester 2015) are as follows: Alexandra Adams, Geology (Faculty mentor: Elizabeth Cassel) Jonah Bartrand, Physics and Geology (Faculty mentor: Dave McIlroy) Catherine Brands, Biology (Faculty mentor: Onesmo Balemba) Paul Hanna, Chemistry (Faculty mentor: Kristopher Waynant) Each fellowship consists of a scholarship awar...
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College of Science students receive Award For Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
At a banquet last Friday hosted by the UI Alumni Association, the following College of Science students were recognized with that group’s “Award For Excellence”: Mariah Eckwright, Mathematics Shannon Gill, Molecular Biology and Biochemistrys Mickinzie Johnson, Biologys Skylar Penberthy, Biologys Ebenezer Jones-Mensah, Chemistry graduate students Jennifer ...
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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium accepting applications for scholarships and fellowships!
Posted: Monday, December 15 2014
The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium is now accepting scholarship and fellowship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. ISGC Scholarship: This scholarship is available to students entering or attending either 2- or 4-year schools in Idaho and pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math field. Maximum award over 4 years is $7,000. Deadline to apply: March 16, 2015. More info here...
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Brain Game Free Tuition Winner to Be Announced Saturday
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 4, 2014 – The lucky winner of a free semester of tuition and fees from the University of Idaho Science Brain Game contest will be announced at the Vandal men’s basketball team’s home game on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Brain Game offered contestants the chance to answer scientific trivia questions at UI Vandal home football games, as well as over the airwaves...
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