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Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:56:00 -0700
Rebecca Tallent, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, received the Society of Professional Journalists' (SPJ) President's Award at the society's annual Excellence in Journalism Conference, held Sept. 26-29, in Baltimore. The President's Award is given to SPJ members who excel in a specific area during the past year. Read more
Posted Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:06:00 -0700
MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 3, 2018 — James G. Wright, investigations editor of the Louisville, Kentucky, Courier Journal, will give a presentation Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center at Moscow. Read more
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.
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
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