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BuzzFeed Culture Writer to Hold Book Reading at UI Oct. 12

Posted Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:00 -0700

Anne Helen Petersen, a senior culture writer for the popular website BuzzFeed, will visit the University of Idaho to read from her new book “Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.” The book analyzes and discusses female celebrities, such as Melissa McCarthy and Nicki Minaj, who have achieved success while challenging stereotypical ideas of femininity. Read more

Air Force Major Who Won 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' Case to Speak at UI

Posted Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0700

She challenged the military’s anti-gay policy – and won. Maj. Margaret Witt had an exemplary career as a combat nurse with the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves until she was discharged in 2007 under the policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The policy prohibited openly gay and lesbian service in the U.S. military. More than 13,000 gay servicemen and women were dishonorably discharged under the policy. Read more

NEH-Funded Project to Look into Idaho’s LGBTQ Population

Posted Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:11:00 -0700

A University of Idaho project chronicling the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Idaho has won support from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). Read more

UI Media and Law Professors Update Media Law Book for Idaho

Posted Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:16:00 -0700

Idaho media law has changed significantly since 2003, which is why a collection of University of Idaho professors re-wrote the book on it. Read more

Film and Television Studies Degree Now Offered at UI

Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:28:00 -0700

Digital storytelling has exploded with the near-universal access to technologies of production — from smartphone videos to the creation of virtual worlds. Employers are looking for graduates who can create media products that meet professional standards as well as graduates whose critical understanding of history and theory leads to innovation.
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