News and Events
Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:29:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will close the Social Science Research Unit (SSRU) housed within the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (AERS) by June 2017. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700Found only in a critically endangered ecosystem known as the Palouse prairie, a storied giant was long thought to be extinct. Only a handful of sightings have been reported since the 1970s. Today, there are only 10 of these animals in captivity in the world. Seeing a rare species is one of the highlights of a naturalist’s life — and earlier this month, in Moscow, Idaho, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to see one.
Posted Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:00:00 -0700One of Idaho’s toughest weed invaders will be a focus for the The Northern Rockies Invasive Plants Council when it meets in Boise, Oct. 17-20.
Posted Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 -0700The Advising Specialist position is designed to provide excellent academic advising services to approximately 250 first year, second year, and exploratory students. The Advising Specialists will have content expertise in one or more college/program and will assist students in making timely progress toward degree completion. More information and apply. Read more
Posted Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:00:00 -0700Manure, byproducts of food processing, and other agricultural and aquacultural materials are often considered to be waste. However, the University of Idaho Center for Resilient Communities (CRC), in collaboration with industries across the state, is beginning a project to help Idaho view and use these nutrients as a resource. The National Science Foundation awarded the CRC nearly $3 million over the next three years to support the ReFEWS project, which will map Idaho’s opportunities for managing nutrients across landscapes for improved resilience in food, energy and water systems, known as FEWS. The project will focus on the Upper Snake River Watershed, which includes Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls and the surrounding counties, but also will incorporate other sites across Idaho with an eye to improving community and human well-being. Read more