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Story of 2016 Murder, Idaho LGBTQ Rights Told in “Gotts Point” Documentary Aug. 23

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:42:00 -0700

A University of Idaho associate professor’s documentary that explores the 2016 murder of a gay man in southern Idaho, “Gotts Point,” will be screened Thursday, Aug. 23, in Moscow.



Steven Nelson, an openly gay man and U of I alumnus, was lured to Gotts Point near Lake Lowell in Canyon County, Idaho, in May 2016, where he was robbed, beaten and left for dead. He died shortly thereafter from cardiac arrest, but not before getting help and identifying his assailants to Canyon County sheriff’s investigators.

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Kenton Bird and Diane Kelly-Riley Receive FY19 CLASS Research Fellowships

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:18:00 -0700

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences is proud to announce Kenton Bird, School of Journalism and Mass Media, and Diane Kelly-Riley, Department of English, as the recipients of FY19 CLASS Research Fellowships. Bird will use this funding to continue his biography of Thomas Foley and Kelly-Riley will be working on an edited collection titled "Improving Outcomes: Disciplinary Writing, Local Assessment and the Aim of Fairness." Read more

U of I Senior to Study in Tanzania in Fall 2018

Posted Tue, 01 May 2018 11:27:00 -0700

University of Idaho student Ian Hahn has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study in Tanzania during the 2018-19 academic year. Hahn, originally from Portland, Oregon, is a senior in journalism with minors in international studies and anthropology. He will study Swahili this summer at the University of Florida and then transfer to MS Training Center for Development Cooperation in Arusha, Tanzania. Read more

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

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:51:00 -0700

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

#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement

Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:03:00 -0700

Join us for a screening of Assistant Professor Denise Bennett's film "#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement" at noon April 25 in the Borah Theater. This film features #metoo stories from local women and will be accompanied by a brown bag discussion with the filmmaker. Bring your lunch and join the conversation. All are welcome! For more information, contact bekahm@uidaho.edu. Read more

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