Posted Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:47:00 -0700
MOSCOW, Idaho — June 6, 2019 — Idaho Central Credit Union Arena has begun the construction phase with the turning of shovels today, June 6, on the University of Idaho campus. University of Idaho President Chuck Staben, ICCU CEO Kent Oram, U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen, interim Athletic Director Pete Isakson and others turned dirt at the site of the future multipurpose arena north of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center in Moscow. Read more
Posted Mon, 03 Jun 2019 14:23:00 -0700
MOSCOW, Idaho — June 3, 2019 — Wildfires spew smoke and harm overall air quality, but they contribute a lot less carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than many people assume — and that many scientific models predict — according to a University of Idaho study. Read more
Posted Mon, 03 Jun 2019 10:19:00 -0700
MOSCOW, Idaho — June 3, 2019 — The University of Idaho will break ground on its long-awaited Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) Arena during a ceremony at 11 a.m. Pacific time Thursday, June 6. The ceremony will take place outside on the northeast corner of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center in Moscow. The 4,200-capacity engineered wood mass-timber facility is slated to open in 2021 as home court for Vandal basketball programs and campus and community events. Thursday’s groundbreaking signifies the next major step for the project that has been envisioned for the past 50 years. Read more
Restoration of forests locally and internationally is more relevant than ever. Developing and sharing best practices for nursery production, filling niche markets with specialized trees, and fire restoration are top priorities at our forest nursery, first started in 1909.
For more than 75 years the college has committed to hands-on STEM education and research on the banks of Payette Lake. Learning from the land in this natural classroom provides thousands of students of all ages the opportunity to not just learn science, but to live it.
This remote research station in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness is a pristine research and education site, surrounded by more than four million acres of wilderness. UI has owned the facility since 1970 and the college continues to invest in infrastructure and programming at this unique site.
Developing sustainable forest practices and practical experience come together on these 12,500 acres of timberland within a short drive from campus. This outdoor classroom is not only a hands-on training ground, it also the site of extensive research and outreach.