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CSI: Moscow
Posted: Friday, January 16 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Move over, Gil Grissom. CSI – or Crime Scene Investigators – has arrived in Moscow. But the characters aren’t part of a fictional television show, and they’re playing for keeps. Taking center stage in this unscripted drama is a brand new gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC/MS) recent...
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Science | Chemistry | Research | News Release
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Blogs Away! Scientists’ Research Explodes onto the Web
Posted: Friday, June 12 2009
June 12, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is a hub for exciting and innovative research, and its faculty is out to prove it. The University of Idaho College of Science is launching a blog named Vandal Science aimed at educating the general public in many things science-related, literally bringing science to life in engaging and accessible ways. Faculty from...
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Science | Von Walden | News Release
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Raising Economies in Rising Temperatures
Posted: Friday, July 31 2009
July 31, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, IDAHO – Scientists at the University of Idaho are preparing for the future by exploring how communities in the far north are coping with the effects climate change is having on their local economies. Harley Johansen, professor and head of the geography department at the University of Idaho, recently secured a two year, $174,000 grant from the Nati...
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Geography | Harley Johansen | Research | News Release
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If You Build It: Ultrafast, Ultra-rare Instrument Will Probe Building Blocks of Life
Posted: Thursday, August 6 2009
The University of Idaho soon will build – from scratch – a piece of research equipment so rare that only a few dozen exist in the entire world. It is a $710,000 ultrafast infrared spectrometer capable of creating bursts of light pulses one-ten-trillionth of a second long.
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Science | Chemistry | Eric Brauns | Thomas Bitterwolf | News Release
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New Research Center Targets Chlamydia’s Climate and Chromosomes
Posted: Friday, September 4 2009
Scientists from the University of Idaho are teaming up with colleagues around the world to wage a genetic war against chlamydia. The five-year, $12.5 million project will use genetic sequencing to learn more about the number one reported sexually transmitted infection in the world.
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Science | College of Graduate Studies | Statistical Science | Biological Sciences | Larry Forney | Zaid Abdo | Statistical Science | Bioinformatics and Computational Biology | Research | News Release | COGS homepage
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University of Idaho Wins $3.2 Million Renewal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research and Education Project
Posted: Thursday, September 17 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – A successful educational partnership between the University of Idaho and Costa Rica's Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center to train graduate students will continue with a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship program, or IGERT, is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdi...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Science | College of Graduate Studies | Research | News Release | COGS homepage
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To Boldly Go: University of Idaho's Gregson to Coordinate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiatives Aimed at Next Generations
Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – With an eye toward inspiring the next generation of leaders, the University of Idaho will coordinate its institutional efforts in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math – known as STEM. The land-grant university has asked Jim Gregson, professor of adult, career and technology education in the College of Education, to...
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Science | Engineering | Education | College of Graduate Studies | Mathematics | Adult Career & Technology Education | James Gregson | Career and Technical Education: Technology Education | Presidents Office | Research | News Release | Office of the President
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University Study of Idaho's Changing Dairy Industry Focuses on Community-level Impacts
Posted: Monday, October 26 2009
Written by Bill Loftus TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A team of University of Idaho researchers that studied the community level impacts of Idaho's rapidly changing dairy industry say they found largely positive economic and social effects. During the two-year study, the researchers conducted a telephone survey of the general public, interviewed community members and local officials and analyzed publicly a...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Science | News Release
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Capitalizing on Innovation
Posted: Wednesday, October 28 2009
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is celebrating the accomplishments of several faculty, staff and students who – through developing innovative technologies – have furthered the university’s mission as a land-grant institution to improve the lives of Idahoans and Americans. Faculty, staff and students will receive inaugural Innovation Awards on Friday, Nov. 6. They...
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Science | Engineering | College of Graduate Studies | Chien Wai | Kenneth Cain | Ronald Crawford | Harriet Shaklee | Jeffrey Stark | Research | News Release
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150 Next-Generation Women Scientists Converge in Coeur d'Alene
Posted: Monday, November 2 2009
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Approximately 150 tenth-grade girls will conduct laboratory tests alongside working scientists in University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene and North Idaho College labs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 3 and 4. A full schedule of events is available upon request. High School Students Will Conduct Water Quality Research in University of Idaho and NIC Science Labs COEUR...
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Science | Scott Minnich | University of Idaho Boise | Coeur d' Alene | Research | News Release | Undergraduate | coeur d alene
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