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Panel Highlights Human Trafficking and Individuals’ Ability to Make a Difference
Posted: Friday, April 10
Modern day slavery and grassroots efforts to combat it in the U.S. and worldwide will be the focus for a panel discussion Thursday, April 16 at the University of Idaho. The panel will feature Linda EagleSpeaker and Stephanie Pollaro, who are both working to stop human trafficking. Their visits are part of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences annual Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker ser...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Family and Consumer Sciences | News Release
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BLOCK Fest Teaches Children, Parents Value of Playing With Blocks
Posted: Friday, April 10
The University of Idaho Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is bringing BLOCK Fest to Moscow on Friday, April 17. BLOCK Fest is a research-based exhibit that helps raise awareness of early math and science learning by offering hands-on block play experiences to families with young children. The interactive event uses five block play stations to introduce children and the...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release
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Engineering to Induct Class of 2015 Academy of Engineers
Posted: Wednesday, April 8
The College of Engineering is set to induct six members into its Academy of Engineers on Thursday, April 9, at the annual Academy of Engineers and College Awards ceremony.  The Academy of Engineers, now in its fifth year, honors eminent engineers who are University of Idaho alumni or engineers deeply connected to UI’s strong legacy of global engineering impact. Academy members are rec...
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Engineering | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | News Release
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Virus Infecting Southern Idaho Wheat, Barley Crops, Forcing Tough Choices for Growers
Posted: Wednesday, April 1
University of Idaho plant disease specialist Juliet Marshall is warning farmers that winter wheat and barley crops across southern Idaho are showing a disturbing echo of last summer’s abnormal wet spell.   Barley yellow dwarf virus, a major disease threat to wheat and barley, is rampant from Parma to Ririe, said Marshall, a UI Extension cereal pathologist.   An early spring that pu...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension
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UI Biocontrol Researcher, Alumna Keys to New World Catalog
Posted: Monday, March 30
Mark Schwarzländer, University of Idaho CALS professor of entomology and biological control of weeds, counts himself among the dwindling number of land-grant university researchers who focus exclusively on weed biocontrol.   He probably could consider himself in even rarer company, too: those who have tackled the creation of a global catalog of anything.   He and longtime colleague ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Entomology
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N-E-W Tech™ Project Proposes Better Water Treatment System
Posted: Friday, March 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 20, 2015 – An Idaho program designed to build on the state’s scientific enterprise announced major funding Wednesday for an evolution in a novel water treatment process patented by University of Idaho scientist Greg Möller. The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission governing council awarded a University of Idaho team headed by Möller $427,000 for ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Food Science | Greg Möller | Daniel Strawn | Research | environment
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Traveling Symposium Provides Tools to Thrive in the Range Livestock Industry
Posted: Friday, March 13
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — March 13, 2015 — The University of Idaho Rangeland Center and partners will offer the 2015 Idaho Range Livestock Symposium, a one-day traveling program packed with information for livestock producers and land managers, at three locations across southern Idaho April 7-9. Local ranchers will share their perspectives and provide overviews of their operations at each...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Rangeland Ecology and Management | Neil Rimbey | News Release | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Beef
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Food Insecurity Presentation on March 11
Posted: Monday, March 2
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will be hosting a presentation on Food Insecurity from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in Ag Sciences Room 62. Food insecurity is a serious issue in Idaho: one in six households has inadequate access to food. Every month, the Idaho Foodbank serves 131,487 Idahoans. Cari Miller, Idaho Foodbank North Central Branch manager, and Jim Miller, CHS Primeland d...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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UI Extension Natural Resources Camp Continues 55-year Tradition
Posted: Thursday, February 26
KETCHUM, Idaho – Feb. 26, 2015 -- Natural Resources Camp, a University of Idaho Extension tradition tucked away in some of the state’s grandest scenery, will again offer Idaho youth a unique opportunity to learn about and explore the environment June 22-27. The camp for 12- to 14-year olds will celebrate its 55th anniversary this year with a program that focuses on wildlife, rangeland...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension
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Regional Climate Research Project Hosts Moscow Art Exhibition March 3-4
Posted: Thursday, February 26
Art and Science will be the focus of an art exhibition in Moscow Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4, hosted by a research project focused on climate change and Inland Northwest wheat farming.   The free exhibition will open from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Village Center Mall at 872 Troy Road, No. 180, and will include refreshments. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by Friday, Feb...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release
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