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Gay Rodeo Spotlighted in One-Night-Only Event

Posted 1/10/2023 9:03:00 PM

University of Idaho is hosting a one-night presentation on Gay Rodeo’s past and present influence at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Moscow Contemporary. Read more

Sowards Wins Environmental History Book Prize

Posted 4/8/2022 4:43:00 PM

The Western History Association has awarded the Hal K. Rothman Book Prize to history Professor Adam Sowards for “Open Pit Visible From the Moon: The Wilderness Act and the Fight to Protect Miners Ridge and the Public Interest.” Read more

One-Night-Only Reading Spotlights Gay Rodeo in ‘That Damn Horse’

Posted 3/25/2021 5:06:00 PM

Attend a one-night-only livestream reading of “That Damn Horse: Stories of the Gay Rodeo” at 6 p.m. Pacific time Saturday, April 10, 2021. Read more

U of I Professor Emerita Earns State’s Top History Award

Posted 7/7/2020 6:52:00 PM

Professor Katherine Aiken received the state’s highest distinction for her impact in public and professional service, volunteerism and philanthropy. Read more

Adam Sowards’s New Book on Environmental Activism is Now Available

Posted 4/16/2020 11:00:00 PM

In 1966, tension mounted in Washington state between local and national conservationists and Kennecott Copper Corporation, which planned to mine Miners Ridge for its vast quantities of copper. Read more

Representation Matters

U of I Showcases Voices of Black and Minority Students

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Outriders of Rodeo

"The Vandal Theory" Interviews Rebecca Scofield

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Tips for Surviving Isolation

How polar explorers survived months of isolation in the Antarctic.

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For over 125 years, the University of Idaho has served the people of Idaho, the nation, and the world. Among the institutions more than 100,000 graduates are U.S. senators, members of Congress, and Idaho governors; Olympic gold medalists, professional athletes, and coaches; the country's first Native American astronaut; writers, journalists, and filmmakers; educators; and business and community leaders. Extension offices in 42 of 44 counties and three regional centers bring the University of Idaho to every corner of the state; the institutions economic impact tops $1 billion per year. As the state's first university, the University of Idaho looks to a bright future of serving students and contributing to economic and social progress for Idaho and beyond. This book commemorates the proud heritage and innovative spirit of students, faculty, and staff who have shaped the history of the University of Idaho, featuring images from the library's extensive Special Collections and Archives department. By Katherine G. Aiken and Erin Passehl-Stoddart.

aiken-stoddart-ui book
New book on University of Idaho campus history.


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