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Francesca Sammarruca Receives Wolf Distinguished Service Award
Posted: Sunday, April 4 2010
Francesca Sammarruca, professor of physics, has received a 2010 Virginia Wolf Outstanding Service Award from the University of Idaho. The awards reflect recognizes community engagement, civic responsibility and equitable culture and climate, and Sammarruca's long-term activism for gender justice. The awards honor the life work and legacy of Virginia "Ginny" Wolf, University of Idaho professor of p...
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2014 Hill Undergraduate Research Fellowships Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
The 2014 fellowship winners (with projects beginning spring semester 2015) are as follows: Alexandra Adams, Geology (Faculty mentor: Elizabeth Cassel)s Jonah Bartrand, Physics and Geology (Faculty mentor: Dave McIlroy)s Catherine Brands, Biology (Faculty mentor: Onesmo Balemba)s Paul Hanna, Chemistry (Faculty mentor: Kristopher Waynant)s Each fellowship consists of a scholarship ...
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College of Science students receive Award For Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
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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Physics Professor Presents Science of Nanowires and Nanosprings to Patent Officers
Posted: Wednesday, November 5
Physics professor Dave McIlroy was recently invited by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) to present a training seminar to approximately 430 patent officers at all the USPTO offices across the country. The webinar consisted of a one hour presentation followed by a 45 minute question and answer session. The United States Patent Office (USPTO) is all about new technology. Consequently, patent ...
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UI Physics Professor Named Chair of National Planetary Sciences Organization
Posted: Thursday, August 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 14, 2014 – The American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) has elected University of Idaho associate professor of physics Jason Barnes its future chair. Barnes will begin his role as vice-chair in November 2014 and take the helm as chair in November 2015. The DPS counts nearly 1,200 planetary scientists and astronomers among its mem...
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Physics Professor Wins Idaho EPSCoR Award for Nanotechnology Research
Posted: Monday, May 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – David McIlroy’s dedication to nanotechnology has opened doors for research at the University of Idaho and across the state. In recognition of these efforts, McIlroy, a UI professor of physics, has won the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award.  Idaho’s National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Compe...
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UI Researchers Gain New Advantage with One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Computers
Posted: Tuesday, March 11
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A new University of Idaho computer nicknamed “Big-STEM” isn’t much larger on the outside than your average computer tower. But what’s inside puts everyday PCs — and most other computers — to shame. When Big-STEM goes fully online this summer, it will be one of the most powerful computers of its kind in the United States.
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Science | Engineering | Physics | Jim Alves-Foss | Marty Ytreberg | Research | News Release
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Everyone on Earth is in Scientifically Significant New Image of Saturn
Posted: Tuesday, November 12 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2013 – A panorama of the majestic Saturn system, as it would be seen by human eyes, was unveiled today in a new mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission. It sweeps 404,880 miles across Saturn and its inner ring system, including all of Saturn's rings out to the E ring.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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UI Researchers Help Decode New View of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Contribute to Cassini Mission
Posted: Thursday, October 24 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A team of NASA researchers around the nation, including scientists at the University of Idaho, revealed this week a new view of Saturn’s moon Titan.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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Physics Doctoral Student Recognized for Nanomaterials Research
Posted: Monday, April 29 2013
Jennifer Anand Sundararajan, a doctoral student in physics at the University of Idaho, has earned double acclaim for his research on using nanomaterials to improve nuclear power performance and safety.
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