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University of Idaho Receives Idaho Hispanic Chamber Excellence Award

Posted 9/10/2019 9:06:00 PM

The University of Idaho received the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Advocate of the Year award on Saturday, Sept. 7. The award was presented to U of I for its continued mission to increase diversity and to create a more inclusive environment for learning. U of I Boise Executive Officer Mike Satz received the award on behalf of the university. Read more

Virtual Technology Laboratory Launches in Boise to House and Conduct Research for Autism Cross-Reality Institute

Posted 9/6/2019 10:24:00 PM

The College of Art and Architecture now has three statewide Virtual Technology Laboratories, where researchers create virtual environments to better understand how people respond to select scenarios through cognitive and emotive monitoring — and to help users visualize and plan for potential outcomes to critical scenarios. Read more

U of I Boise Executive Officer Mike Satz Receives 2019 ICON Award

Posted 8/16/2019 11:04:00 PM

University of Idaho Boise Executive Officer Mike Satz was one of the Idaho Business Review’s 2019 ICON Awards recipients. The award was presented Aug. 15 to 15 Idahoans who have demonstrated a track record of leadership, professional accomplishments, community service and vision. A complete list of awardees and more information about the award is available online. Read more

Early Education Focus of U of I Talk in Boise

Posted 8/12/2019 7:08:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Aug. 12, 2019 — The relationship between early education and the success of Idaho’s economy will be the subject of the next Vandal Voices speaker series event Thursday, Aug. 29, hosted by University of Idaho Boise. Read more

Strategies Food Marketers Use to Tempt Us Focus of U of I Boise Talk

Posted 5/29/2019 6:23:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — May 29, 2019 — How immune consumers are to the power of persuasion when it comes to shopping, preparing and eating food will be the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices speaker series event Thursday, June 6, in Boise. Ariel Agenbroad, a U of I area Extension educator for Ada County, will discuss “How Smart Marketers Influence the Way we Eat” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Amsterdam Lounge, 609 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

U of I College of Law Honors Boise Mayor David Bieter

Posted 5/9/2019 11:06:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 9, 2019 — The University of Idaho College of Law will recognize Boise Mayor David H. Bieter ’86 with its 2019 Award of Legal Merit. Bieter will receive the award at a dinner today, May 9, as part of U of I’s Moscow commencement ceremonies. The Award of Legal Merit recognizes the outstanding contribution of an Idaho law graduate whose career exemplifies the best in the legal profession. Read more

New U of I Specialist Wants to Elevate Manure’s Profile

Posted 5/7/2019 3:33:00 PM

This article was written and photographed by Carol Ryan Dumas and published in the Capital Press on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The University of Idaho’s newest nutrient and waste management specialist, Linda Schott, grew up in rural Iowa, but she didn’t consider a career in agricultural until graduating from high school. Read more

1,502 Students will Graduate from U of I This Spring

Posted 5/1/2019 4:19:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 30, 2019 — A total of 1,502 University of Idaho students statewide are eligible for graduation this spring, earning a combined 1,562 degrees. U of I students have applied for 1,153 bachelor’s degrees, 91 law degrees, 37 doctoral degrees, 13 specialist degrees and 268 master’s degrees. Some students will have earned multiple degrees. This year's commencement brings the university's all-time total to 121,973 graduates and 130,421 degrees. Read more

U of I STEM Days Offer Hands-On College Experience to Vallivue Students

Posted 4/10/2019 8:16:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — April 10, 2019 — About 240 Vallivue students will explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities led by University of Idaho faculty during U of I’s STEM Days, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16-17, at the Idaho Water Center in Boise. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Shares Tips on How to Create Online Communities

Posted 4/2/2019 4:56:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — April 2, 2019 — How to create and manage a social media platform to build communities will be the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices speaker series event Thursday, April 18, in Boise. Read more

U of I McClure Center April Discussion Explores the Future of Food

Posted 3/27/2019 3:30:00 PM

KETCHUM, Idaho — March 27, 2019 — Food and agriculture in the Wood River Valley will be the subject of the University of Idaho’s Policy Pub, “The Future of Food,” from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Sawtooth Brewery Public House and Tap Room, 631 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum. Read more

Civility, Humility in Government Topic of U of I Law Lecture Feb. 27 in Boise

Posted 2/19/2019 6:12:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 19, 2019 — The level of civility in law and government has seen a sea change in recent years, an issue Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady will address during the University of Idaho College of Law’s sixth annual Denton Darrington Lecture on Law and Government Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Boise. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Shares Tips on Profound Learning

Posted 2/11/2019 6:37:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 11, 2019 — How to make life more meaningful and how to immerse into daily living to make it more profound will be the subject of "Embedding Profundity into Learning and Living" during the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices on Thursday, Feb. 21, in Boise. Read more

Student Theses Explained in Three Minutes During Statewide Competition

Posted 2/5/2019 5:44:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — February 4, 2019 — It’s tough to distill an 80,000-word thesis into a three-minute presentation. But graduate students from around the Gem State are slated to do just that during a competition in Boise. Read more

U of I, Boise State Study Shows Economic Boost from Eastern Idaho Reactor Plan

Posted 1/23/2019 9:06:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 23, 2019 — Construction of an electric power generation facility in eastern Idaho that would utilize a group of small modular reactors could significantly boost the regional and state economies and increase U.S. carbon-free energy development, according to an economic impact study completed by the University of Idaho and Boise State University. Read more

U of I McClure Center Jan. 16 Discussion Explores Foreign Policy Impact on Idaho

Posted 1/3/2019 10:30:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — January 3, 2019 — Foreign policy and how upcoming federal policy discussions might impact the Gem State will be the subject of the University of Idaho’s January Policy Pub from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Pengilly’s, 513 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

Immigration Reform, Presidential Policies Addressed at U of I Boise Lecture

Posted 11/9/2018 11:15:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Nov. 9, 2018 — The impact Trump administration policies have on immigrants and Latino communities will be examined during a discussion Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the University of Idaho College of Law in Boise. Read more

150th Anniversary of Fort Bridger Treaty Discussed at U of I Seminar

Posted 10/30/2018 5:42:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Oct. 30, 2018 – Past and present Shoshone-Bannock tribal leaders and legal experts will explore the Fort Bridger Treaty and its role in legal battles over time during a seminar at 3 p.m. Mountain time, Friday, Nov. 2, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise. Read more

Bellwood Events Begin Today in Boise

Posted 10/22/2018 10:17:00 PM

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff will present a lecture, “Solving the Immigration Crisis,” today in Boise at 5 p.m. Mountain time at JUMP, 100 W. Myrtle St., and tomorrow in Moscow at 4 p.m. in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Wildfires in the West Topic of Oct. 24 Policy Pub Speaker Series

Posted 10/8/2018 7:54:00 PM

The challenge Western wildfires present to local, state, regional and national officials will be the subject of the University of Idaho’s October Policy Pub from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Pengilly’s, 513 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

Climate Expert Leads Talk About Risks and Opportunities for Idaho

Posted 9/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Kate Gordon, a leader on issues related to climate change and sustainable economic growth, will talk on the risks and opportunities for Idaho in a changing climate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, as part of the Northwest Climate Conference in Boise. The talk is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer session facilitated by Marcia Franklin of Idaho Public Television will follow Gordon’s presentation in the Grand Ballroom, Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Read more

Speaker Series Looks at How to Advocate Effectively Before Local Government

Posted 9/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

A law professor at the University of Idaho in Boise will provide ideas and templates for residents to have their voices heard by local government officials during a talk Oct. 4 in Boise. Stephen R. Miller will give a presentation titled “Advocate Effectively Before Your Local Government and Planning Commissions,” during the next Vandal Voices talk with the goal to help others effectively promote their interests to local government and planning commissions in the Treasure Valley. Read more

U of I Confucius Institute Talk to Explain Confucianism in the 21st Century

Posted 9/12/2018 7:00:00 AM

Confucianism and its presence in Asia and beyond will be the topic of a presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the University of Idaho Boise Legacy Pointe room. Read more

She Moved to Boise and Didn’t Know a Soul. Now, She’s Racked Up 29K Instagram Followers

Posted 9/11/2018 10:19:00 PM

Boise was different. She could sense that as soon as she got on the plane for a job interview here. All of her seatmates were cordial, nice, welcoming. People asked her questions. They genuinely wanted to know about curly haired, boisterous, tall, 34-year-old Diana DeJesus from West Palm Beach, Florida, and what brought her to Idaho. “Everyone was always willing to ask questions and just … talk,” DeJesus said. Read more

U of I Confucius Institute Talk to Explain Confucianism in the 21st Century

Posted 9/11/2018 7:59:00 PM

Confucianism and its presence in Asia and beyond will be the topic of a presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the University of Idaho Boise Legacy Pointe room. Anna Sun, associate professor of sociology and Asian studies at Kenyon College in Ohio and visiting professor at the Harvard Divinity School, will discuss “Global Confucianism in the 21st Century” as part of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute Day celebration. Read more

Growth of Local Food Economy Focus of Oct. 18 U of I-Hosted Boise Conference

Posted 9/5/2018 7:00:00 AM

Experts, advocates and educators for more vibrant local food systems will join Idaho community leaders to discuss challenges and opportunities to strengthen local food economies during a conference Oct. 18 in Boise. Read more

Scholarships Offered for Andrus Center Women in Leadership Conference

Posted 8/31/2018 7:00:00 AM

The University of Idaho McClure Center for Public Policy Research is accepting applications for a registration scholarship to Boise State University’s Andrus Center 2018 Women in Leadership Conference. Read more

U of I Collaboration Brings Chinese Exhibit To Treasure Valley at the Library! at Cole and Ustick

Posted 8/20/2018 5:09:00 PM

Chinese calligraphy workshops, crafts, music, story times and more than 50 children's picture books from China will be part of a cultural and book exhibition Tuesday, Aug. 28. through Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Library! at Cole and Ustick. The traveling exhibit is making a stop in the Treasure Valley thanks to a collaboration between the University of Idaho Confucius Institute and the Library! at Cole and Ustick. Read more

CEHHS professor wins ICTE Ambassador Award

Posted 8/13/2018 7:00:00 AM

Congratulations to John Cannon for winning an Idaho Career and Technical Education (ICTE) Ambassador Award. John is an associate professor College of Education, Health and Human Sciences and is program coordinator for CTE Programs. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Looks at Police’s Use of Lethal Force

Posted 8/1/2018 7:23:00 PM

Police-involved shootings across the country in recent years and the questions they’ve raised about when officers can use deadly force is the subject of the next Vandal Voices talk Aug. 16 in Boise. Professor Katherine Macfarlane, with the University of Idaho Boise College of Law, will lead the talk, “When Police Shoot to Kill: The Law and the Use of Deadly Force,” from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Ha’Penny Bridge Pub, 855 W. Broad St. No. 250. Read more

Potato Association of America to Meet July 22-26 in Boise

Posted 7/13/2018 7:30:00 PM

The Potato Association of America will hold its 102nd annual meeting July 22-26 in Idaho’s capital and the nation’s top potato producing state. The group is meeting in Boise to highlight the potato industry’s importance in southwestern Idaho. The meeting is expected to draw more than 300 association members. “We especially hope that Idaho potato growers will turn out for the industry day,” said University of Idaho researcher Pamela Hutchinson. Read more

89 Students will Graduate May 15 from U of I Boise

Posted 5/1/2018 6:15:00 PM

BOISE — A total of 89 University of Idaho students will graduate from the University of Idaho Boise this spring. Statewide, U of I students have applied for 1,155 bachelor’s degrees, 93 law degrees, 35 doctoral degrees, nine specialist degrees and 274 master’s degrees. Some students will have earned multiple degrees. This year's commencement brings the university's all-time total to 117,335 graduates and 125,567 degrees. Read more

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop Begins May 1 in Boise

Posted 4/25/2018 7:22:00 PM

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient and beautiful art. Come practice water and ink calligraphy! The University of Idaho Confucius Institute in Boise is offering a three-week Chinese Calligraphy Workshop from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesdays, May 1, May 8, and May 15, at the U of I Boise Center, 322 E. Front St., Room 348A. Cost is $30 for the three-week workshop. Questions or RSVP to confuciusboise@uidaho.edu. Read more

Middle and High School Students to Learn Art of TED-Style Talks at Nampa Event

Posted 4/19/2018 8:41:00 PM

Middle and high school students will learn the art of impactful public speaking, and compete for scholarships in the process, Saturday, April 28, during the UIdahoX speaker series in Nampa. Read more

Covering the Capitol: McClure Center-JAMM Legislative Interns Pundits Forum April 24

Posted 4/18/2018 6:51:00 PM

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the School of Journalism and Mass Media will host a panel discussion featuring current and past legislative interns reflecting on their experience. Read more

Public Lands Topic of May 3 Policy Pub Speaker Series

Posted 4/16/2018 5:17:00 PM

BOISE — The University of Idaho’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research will present Policy Pub: Public Lands, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Pengilly’s, 513 W. Main Street, Boise. The discussion panelists are Tim Murphy, former Bureau of Land Management director for Idaho; Dennis Becker, U of I professor and Policy Analysis Group director; and John Freemuth, Boise State University Distinguished Professor and Andrus Center executive director. Read more

Vandal Voices Talk Focuses on Cheap and Easy Ways To Make Boise Bike-Friendly

Posted 4/13/2018 7:49:00 PM

Grab your bike, walk or drive and join us from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Boise Brewing, 521 W. Broad St., Boise. In the first of our University of Idaho Boise Vandal Voices talks, College of Art and Architecture professor Jaap Vos will take attendees on a virtual bike ride through Boise with his Pivothead camera. He will show some basic design flaws of existing roads and, along the way, try to figure out what transportation engineers were thinking. Read more

STEM Day at U of I Boise

Posted 4/13/2018 4:54:00 PM

The third annual U of I Boise STEM Day will be Monday, April 16. With the support of the College of Science, this year 140 AVID kids from Sage valley Middle School and Vallivue Middle School in Caldwell will participate in various STEM-related activities - from fossils to wildfire simulations - presented by the McCall Outdoors Science School (MOSS), the Department of Biological Sciences, the College of Science and the Urban Design Center. Read more

Ednetics CEO, SpaceX Co-Founder, and Renowned Chemist to Receive Honorary Doctorates During Commencement

Posted 4/12/2018 9:31:00 PM

The University of Idaho will honor a former student, an alumnus and a retired faculty member with honorary doctorates during the spring commencement ceremony May 12 in Moscow. Read more

Speaker Series Looks at How to Make Boise More Bike Friendly

Posted 4/12/2018 4:16:00 PM

BOISE — Fresh paint, realigning pedestrian crossings and removing road signs are all simple actions the city of Boise could take to make city streets more bike friendly. These are just a few of the ideas that University of Idaho College of Art and Architecture professor and director of the Urban Design Center at U of I Boise Jaap Vos will share during the inaugural Vandal Voices speaker series April 26. Read more

Next Policy Pub in Boise May 3 Discusses Public Lands

Posted 4/10/2018 7:06:00 PM

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research will present Policy Pub: Public Lands, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Pengilly's, 513 W. Main Street, Boise. Read more

Join ORED for Another Round of SAS Talks May 2

Posted 4/9/2018 8:14:00 PM

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop begins April 10 in Boise

Posted 4/6/2018 7:53:00 PM

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient and beautiful art. Come practice water and ink calligraphy! The University of Idaho Confucius Institute in Boise is offering a three-week Chinese Calligraphy Workshop from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesdays, April 10, April 17, and April 24, at the U of I Boise Center, 322 E. Front St., Room 348A. Cost is $30 for the three-week workshop. Questions or RSVP to confuciusboise@uidaho.edu Read more

U of I Drone Workshops Introduce Students to STEM Careers

Posted 3/19/2018 10:05:00 PM

Middle and high school students from across the region will learn to fly unmanned aerial vehicles during field days this month and learn about tech careers in the process. How drone flying can lead to a career is the subject of three workshops around the state this month in Moscow, Boise and Pocatello. The workshops are part of the University of Idaho’s new Idaho Drone League (I-Drone) program, which aims to provide immersive learning experiences for statewide youths. Read more

New York Times National Security Reporter to Speak in Boise and Moscow

Posted 3/14/2018 4:03:00 PM

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times national security reporter Adam Goldman will deliver the annual Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium keynote talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the University of Idaho Administration Building Auditorium. Read more

Idaho Law Review Symposium to Discuss Impact of Terry v. Ohio decision

Posted 3/13/2018 8:00:00 PM

The impact of the 50-year-old Terry v. Ohio decision and its treatment of stop-and-frisk procedures will be the topic of the 2018 Idaho Law Review Symposium, sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law. Read more

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Speaks at Law Lecture March 22

Posted 3/1/2018 11:17:00 PM

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht will give the lecture “Liberty and Justice for Some,” addressing the subject of access to justice, at the fifth Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government on Thursday, March 22, in Boise. Read more

Job Opportunity: Program Director, TRIO Pre-College Projects, Boise

Posted 3/1/2018 9:57:00 PM

The Outreach and Engagement Director is given the authority to conceptualize, implement, and administer a program of educational opportunity and complementary services for the assigned community. This program includes: engaging with the community and invested members, managing the operations of the project, investigating the efficacy of project services through reflective practice and data inquiry, and disseminating the investigation findings and program results to a broad audience. Read more

California Mayor Keynotes "She Should Run" Panel Discussion March 1

Posted 2/28/2018 5:43:00 PM

Join ASUI at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Commons Whitewater Room for a discussion about the importance of female representation at all levels of public office. ASUI is excited to host California Mayor Sofia Pereira as the keynote speaker, followed by a panel discussion between Idaho gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan, Idaho State Rep. Caroline Nilsson-Troy, Moscow City Councilwoman Anne Zabala and Coeur d'Alene City Councilwoman Kiki Miller. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Read more

U of I Holds CAFE Listening Sessions in Twin Falls, Nampa

Posted 1/22/2018 7:45:00 PM

The University of Idaho and its partners will hold meetings this week in Twin Falls and Nampa to discuss plans for its Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE). U of I officials will also hear comments from Idahoans on the university’s plan for the 2,000-cow agricultural research center that is slated to be the largest research dairy in the United States. The facility is planned for the Magic Valley, though a location has not yet been chosen. Read more

McClure Center Hosts Policy Pub in Boise

Posted 1/16/2018 9:35:00 PM

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research is launching a new bi-monthly speaker series designed to engage Idahoans in the Treasure Valley. Read more

McClure Center Launches Policy Pub Speaker Series in Boise

Posted 1/12/2018 7:24:00 PM

BOISE — The University of Idaho’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research is launching a new bi-monthly speaker series designed to engage Idahoans in the Treasure Valley. Read more

U of I Boise Participates in Food Safety Conference in January

Posted 12/6/2017 5:37:00 PM

Jeff Kronenberg of TechHelp and the University of Idaho Boise will present an FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food two and a half day course Jan. 23-25, 2018, at The Riverside Hotel in Boise. The new FSMA regulation requires every processing facility to have a trained resource person who has completed a specialized training course, such as this one, developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance that is recognized by the FDA. This is a public workshop and registration is now open. Read more

U of I College of Law, U.S Patent and Trademark Office Open Center in Boise

Posted 11/2/2017 8:01:00 PM

The University of Idaho College of Law has partnered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to open a patent and trademark resource center at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise. The Idaho Patent and Trademark Resource Center will host a free public seminar Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, with an event for inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals. The daylong seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Legacy Pointe Room of the Idaho Water Center. Read more

New Consumer Science Educator Joins Twin Falls Extension

Posted 10/23/2017 7:30:00 AM

Siew Guan Lee likes to eat. She really likes to eat. Sensory cues such as flavors of food ingredients and how a food feels in her mouth are an important part of her eating experience. While some may have turned those loves into a career as a chef, Lee found herself more interested in dietetics and nutrition. That led her from her home in Malaysia to the University of Idaho and eventually to Twin Falls as the new Family and Consumer Science Extension Educator. Read more

Rehab Counseling Program Hosts Open House in Boise

Posted 10/20/2017 8:49:00 PM

The University of Idaho Boise's Rehabilitation Counseling Program is holding an open house from 5-7 p.m. Mountain time Wednesday, Oct. 25, so students, employees and community members can learn more about the master's degree in rehab counseling. The open house is in the Legacy Pointe Room, 322 E. Front St., Boise. The program is now accepting applications for its summer 2018 cohort. Learn more and RSVP at www.uidaho.edu/rehabcounseling. Read more

Compliance and Ethics Expert Gives Talk on Economics of Ethics Oct. 30-31

Posted 10/17/2017 5:03:00 PM

Fraud. Bribery. Data breaches. Scandals make headlines, but what are the real financial, emotional, and reputational costs of acting without integrity? International compliance and ethics expert Kristy Grant-Hart will discuss the economics of ethics at the University of Idaho’s annual ethics seminar, 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in the Administration Building Auditorium and 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Pioneer Room at JUMP Boise. Read more

The Economics of Ethics and Integrity: What's It REALLY Worth?

Posted 10/10/2017 4:52:00 PM

Fraud. Bribery. Data breaches. Scandals make headlines, but what are the real financial, emotional and reputational costs of acting without integrity? Read more

Job Opportunity: Administrative Specialist EOC, TRIO Pre-College Projects, Boise

Posted 10/5/2017 5:47:00 PM

The Administrative Specialist, Boise, Idaho, performs administrative and office support activities the Educational Opportunity Center grant: maintaining the project budget, coordinating project fiscal operations; auditing participant and project records; providing logistical support; and informing the development and maintenance of the unit's (TRIO-INSPIRE) office support policies and procedures. More information and apply. Read more

Sexual Harassment: Law and Perception Panel Oct. 11

Posted 9/27/2017 7:33:00 PM

Join the University College of Law for a panel discussion featuring Anita Hill from 10:30 a.m. to noon Pacific time Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Clearwater/Whitewater Room in the Commons. The panel will focus on sexual harassment in the workplace and the law surrounding it. The panel will be streamed to ILJLC Room 136 in Boise. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the University of Idaho Women's Center. Learn more about the Bellwood Lecture series. Read more

Boise and Moscow Seminar Focuses on Immigration Policy Impacts in Idaho

Posted 9/22/2017 7:53:00 PM

Immigration, its effect on the labor force and the influence on Idaho communities is the topic of a University of Idaho seminar Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Moscow and Boise. Read more

UI Students Can Register Now to Come to Boise for Startup Week Oct. 4-6

Posted 9/19/2017 8:21:00 PM

University of Idaho students are invited to attend Boise for Startup Week Oct. 4-6 at no cost. Boise Startup Week is Idaho's largest community-driven, entrepreneur-focused event. Each year, thousands of people come together to learn, support and celebrate Idaho's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. This year's focus is on technology and much of the content will be most relevant to UI students in the College of Business and Economics and the College of Engineering. Read more

UI Extension Farm to Summer Program a Success

Posted 9/6/2017 11:35:00 PM

This summer, University of Idaho Extension helped launch a pilot Farm to Summer Program led by the Idaho Department of Agriculture's Idaho Preferred Program, in collaboration with Food Producers of Idaho, with many sponsors and supporters. Read more

Women’s Rights Icon Anita Hill Speaks at Bellwood Lecture Oct. 10-11

Posted 9/6/2017 5:11:00 PM

The University of Idaho College of Law is pleased to welcome women’s rights icon, Anita Hill as its speaker for the annual Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture Oct. 10-11 in Boise and Moscow. Read more

UI Cybersecurity Expert to Speak at IBR Breakfast Series

Posted 8/29/2017 8:46:00 PM

As part of its breakfast series, the Idaho Business Review will take a look at what is being done to ensure the safety of online information in Idaho companies. The Oct. 10 event in Boise will feature a panel of experts, including Karen Thurston, director of the University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene's Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center. Thurston will discuss existing threats and anticipated ones. The breakfast is fro 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at The Grove Hotel in Boise. Read more

Department of Civil Engineering Name Change Reflects Environmental Focus

Posted 8/29/2017 8:41:00 PM

This fall, the University of Idaho College of Engineering Department of Civil Engineering has a new name to reflect the evolving role of civil engineering in the 21st Century. The department is now known as the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Read more

UI College of Law Partners With FACES to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted 8/25/2017 8:00:00 PM

The University of Idaho College of Law and FACES of Hope Victim Center along with the FACES of Hope Foundation have partnered to better serve the legal needs of victims of abuse in the Boise community. FACES of Hope Victim Center provides services in a safe, private, and supportive setting for victims of partner abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Read more

UI College of Law Welcomes Inaugural First-Year Class in Boise

Posted 8/14/2017 6:14:00 PM

The University of Idaho College of Law welcomes its first class of first-year law students to its Boise location this week. New student orientation begins Tuesday, Aug. 15, and continues through Aug. 18. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 21. Read more

Professor Shaakirrah Sanders Available to Discuss Supreme Court Decision on Voter Restrictions  

Posted 9/1/2016 6:00:00 PM

On Wednesday, a divided U.S. Supreme Court refused to reinstate a set of voter restrictions enacted by the Republican-controlled Legislature in the battleground state of North Carolina. Read more

UI Law Professor Available to Discuss Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Clinic Restrictions

Posted 6/27/2016 4:00:00 PM

Shaakirrah Sanders, a law professor at the University of Idaho, is available to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overrule a Texas law placing restrictions on abortion clinics and resulting in more than half the state’s clinics closing their doors since the law was passed in 2013. Read more

Professor Shaakirrah Sanders Available to Discuss Constitutional Rights in Idaho Case

Posted 1/20/2016 11:41:00 PM

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho, Meridian Cinemas filed a lawsuit accusing members of the Idaho State Police of violating their constitutionally protected right to freedom of speech. The police had threatened to revoke the theater’s liquor license because they showed the R-rated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which, according to the police, violated section 23-614(2) of the Idaho Code. Read more

Professor Shaakirrah Sanders Available to Discuss Immigration Policy

Posted 1/19/2016 3:48:00 PM

Today, the United States Supreme Court said it would decide whether or not President Barack Obama has the authority to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States without fear of deportation. The case will be heard in April with a final ruling in June. Read more

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