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U of I Boise and Southwest Idaho News

U of I’s College of Law Prepares to Meet Future Legal Needs of Idaho

Posted 7/1/2021 5:37:00 PM

The demand for law education in the state is growing, and the University of Idaho is Idaho’s law school. The university was looking for creative solutions to space constraints, specifically for the Boise location, when a Vandal alumnus and longtime benefactor, Jeff Stoddard, proposed a partnership as he considered purchasing the former Concordia University School of Law building at 501 Front St. Read more

Architecture Students Win Ann Morrison Park Design Competition

Posted 6/24/2021 6:55:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — June 24, 2021 — Four students from the University of Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture captured first, second and third place in a statewide competition to design a new entryway for the Ann Morrison Park in Boise. Read more

University of Idaho, Idaho State, Boise State Students to Compete in Statewide 3MT Event

Posted 2/10/2021 5:24:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 10, 2021 — 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 virtual competition. Read more

U of I Boise River Research Helps State Agencies Prepare Flood Risk Reduction and Emergency Preparedness Tool

Posted 11/12/2020 9:29:00 PM

The University of Idaho College of Engineering’s Center for Ecohydraulics Research (CER) recently partnered with Boise River Flood Control District 10 and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to study streambank erosion and identify areas extreme changes could lead to weaknesses and potential flooding. Read more

Yager Earns $540K in DOE Funding Toward Preserving Idaho River Systems

Posted 10/8/2020 9:07:00 PM

Elowyn Yager, University of Idaho Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor and Center for Ecohydraulics Research (CER) director, is part of a team working to better understand variations in riverbed nutrients and predict problems in Idaho river systems. Yager and researchers including Andy Tranmer from CER, Janice Brahney from Utah State University and Joel Rowland of Los Alamos National Laboratory were awarded $600,000 from the U.S. Read more

U of I Boise to Re-Open for In-Person Classes Sept. 28

Posted 9/15/2020 4:37:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Sept. 15, 2020 — University of Idaho Boise will re-open for in-person classes Monday, Sept. 28. The U of I Boise facilities to re-open include the Idaho Water Center and the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in downtown Boise. Read more

U of I Accepts 110 Transfer Students from Concordia Law, Largest Number of Law School Transfers in the Western U.S.

Posted 8/14/2020 6:29:00 PM

BOISE — Aug. 14, 2020 — The University of Idaho College of Law will grow this fall by 110 students, rendering the transfer of Concordia Law students and the largest-ever transfer for a western law school. Read more

Chandra Zenner Ford Named CEO of U of I Boise

Posted 5/19/2020 8:13:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — May 19, 2020 — Chandra Zenner Ford, a longtime University of Idaho administrator with deep Treasure Valley roots, will become CEO of U of I Boise starting July 1. Read more

Kathleen Marie Clayton-Wonderlich

Posted 5/14/2020 11:32:00 PM

Kathleen Marie Clayton-Wonderlich passed away on Saturday, April 18. Clayton-Wonderlich was a resident of Nampa at the time of passing and was an employee of the University of Idaho for many years before retirement. Read more

Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health Donates $1.5 Million to University of Idaho

Posted 2/7/2020 7:56:00 PM

Funding Supports the Vandal Promise Scholarship and Creates the Blue Cross of Idaho Rural Initiative Scholarship to Address the Rural Physician Shortage in Idaho. Read more

Student Theses Explained in Three Minutes During Statewide Competition

Posted 2/4/2020 5:57:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 4, 2020 — 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 Speaker Series Examines How Building Design Affects Student Performance

Posted 1/27/2020 6:21:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 27, 2020 — How environmental factors like lighting, air quality and temperature impact student health and engagement is the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Amsterdam Lounge, 609 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

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