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CLASS Student Receives Cultural Vistas Fellowship

Posted 6/28/2019 10:31:00 PM

Nicolas Schofield, a history and international studies student from Boise, was among 15 students in the United States named to the 2019 Class of the Cultural Vistas Fellowship. The program offers students fully funded, eight-week internships in Argentina, Germany and Hong Kong. It also includes a pre-departure virtual learning seminar, re-entry seminar and a service project to share learning with their campus and local communities. Read more

Project Censored Director to Speak March 4 at U of I

Posted 2/25/2019 10:34:00 PM

(Note: This Event Has Been Canceled.) MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 25, 2019 — A leading media literacy expert will visit the University of Idaho Monday, March 4. Mickey Huff, director of Project Censored, will speak at 3:30 p.m. in the Whitewater Room of the Idaho Commons, 875 Line St., Moscow. Read more

Former U.S. Ambassador, Foreign Policy Expert Speaks Feb. 6 at U of I

Posted 1/29/2019 4:21:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 29, 2019 — Kristie Kenney, a former U.S. ambassador to Thailand, the Philippines and Ecuador, as well as an expert on Asia and foreign affairs, will address the challenges of foreign policy in 2019 as part of the University of Idaho Martin Forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Administration Building Auditorium. Read more

Prichard Art Gallery Exhibit Puts Guatemalan Migration in Perspective

Posted 1/10/2019 6:20:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 10, 2019 — An exhibit of provocative photography that explores the factors driving residents of Guatemala from their homes in search of a better life will open Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery in collaboration with the university’s Martin Institute. Read more

Kidnapping Survivors Camilla Carr, Jonathan James to Speak Oct. 23 at U of I

Posted 10/8/2018 4:52:00 PM

Kidnapping survivors and internationally known speakers Camilla Carr and Jonathan James will present a lecture and discussion titled “Surviving a Kidnapping in Chechnya” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the University of Idaho Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.

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Technology’s Effect on Peace and War Focus of 2018 Borah Symposium

Posted 9/11/2018 5:21:00 PM

The impact of technological advancement on peace and security is the focus of the 2018 University of Idaho Borah Symposium. This year’s event is Oct. 8-10 and revolves around the theme “Pax Technologica” – “peace through technology.” Held annually since 1948, the Borah Symposium is dedicated to exploring new ideas for overcoming the obstacles to world peace. It is named in honor of former Idaho U.S. Sen. William Borah. Read more

U of I Launches Africana Studies Minor

Posted 4/4/2018 6:21:00 PM

Students at the University of Idaho can now earn an interdisciplinary minor in Africana Studies in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. With this minor, students will come to understand the historical, political and social contexts behind contemporary global politics and racial relations. They will be better equipped to work with and for diverse populations, in any profession. For more information, contact Kristin Haltinner at khaltinner@uidaho.edu. Read more

Fighting Poverty, ONE Step at a Time

Posted 2/21/2018 6:58:00 PM

University of Idaho Martin Institute Director Bill Smith has been with the university for 17 years, but his student Abby Rowe is the first he has seen to triple-major in international studies, crop management and Spanish. Rowe, 19, comes from a rural farming town in southeast Idaho. Were she to keep with tradition, she would continue a fifth-generation legacy of family farmers. Read more

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