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Sustainaiblity Center Hiring Student Employees

Posted: Tuesday, February 24 The Sustainability Center is hiring seven student leadership positions for the 2015-16 school year. All positions begin Aug. 17. Some positions may include summer employment. The job listings can be seen on the University of Idaho Human Resources website. Look for UI Sustainability Center under the Department header. Deadline is March 2. For information email us at uisc@uidaho.edu.
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Faculty and Staff Announcement | Sustainability
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UI Extension Offers Precision Ag Seminar at Boise Library Feb. 24

Posted: Thursday, February 19 BOISE, Idaho – Feb. 19, 2015 – A free seminar focused on precision agriculture and technologies to help farmers use water and fertilizer more efficiently is planned Feb. 24 at the Boise Public Library. Sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, the seminar is free and open to the public. It will run from noon to 5:40 p.m. in the library’s William F. Hayes Memorial Auditorium. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Sustainability | Extension
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The Sustainability Center is Looking for Student Applicants

Posted: Thursday, February 12 The Sustainability Center is currently seeking student applicants for the following positions. If you know of any students that would be interested in this student-led organization please refer them to the following job links. These positions are in a student-led and student-fee funded organization. The UISC supports efforts to create an active culture of sustainability and we are committed to de...
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Human Resources | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Sustainability
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UI Snake River Sugar Beet Conference Focuses on Adapting Research Results to Individual Farms

Posted: Monday, December 1 2014 BOISE, Idaho – Nov. 26, 2014 – The University of Idaho Snake River Sugar Beet Conference planned Dec. 9 in Boise and Dec. 11 in Burley will focus on ways growers can adapt research findings to their own farms and combat herbicide-resistant weeds. This year’s conference is part of an annual series stretching back some three decades. Speakers this year will offer growers ideas for...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Don Morishita | News Release | Sustainability | Extension
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UI Students and Faculty Awarded Sustainability and Community Outreach Grants

Posted: Wednesday, February 5 2014 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the Office of Community Partnerships have awarded grants totaling more than $13,900 to five students and three faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year. The UI Sustainability Center’s student-led grant program facilitates student engagement in building campus sustainability by awarding up to $9,000 each year to student...
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News Release | Sustainability | Grants | University of Idaho | environment | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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UI Team Researches Price of Drug Trafficking on Forests in Central America

Posted: Tuesday, February 4 2014 MOSCOW, Idaho — A group of researchers found something unexpected during their work in Central America: the deep scars drug trafficking is leaving on sensitive landscape. The research team, including Erik Nielsen, a University of Idaho alum, and Spencer Plumb, a UI doctoral student, was focused on sustainable practices, geography and earth sciences when they noticed signs of “narco-d...
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News Release | Sustainability | Natural Resources | University of Idaho | Soil and Land Resources
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Decrease on UI Campus

Posted: Wednesday, January 8 2014 MOSCOW, Idaho – As the uncertainty regarding future climate change looms overhead, the University of Idaho is doing its part to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, emissions during 2011 on the UI campus decreased 12.5 percent compared to 2005. The UI conducts an annual GHG inventory in accordance with the requirements of the American College and University Presidents’ Clima...
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News Release | Sustainability | UI Campus | Office of Community Partnerships | Debbie Gray
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U-Idaho’s Holthuijzen Selected as Udall Scholar

Posted: Monday, April 1 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho — University of Idaho junior, Wieteke Holthuijzen, has been selected as a 2013 Udall Scholar, only one of 50 in the nation and the only Idaho scholar this year. “It is such an honor to be selected for this scholarship; I don’t think that it has really sunk in yet,” said Holthuijzen, from Boise. “To receive this level of recognition really means a lot- i...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Environmental Science | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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Waste Not, Want Not: Solid Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment is the Focus of U-Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium

Posted: Monday, February 25 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – Changing regulations and the prospect of fewer federal dollars mean wastewater treatment and solid waste management are critical concerns for today’s city planners, commercial developers, elected officials and facilities operators nationwide. That’s why the University of Idaho’s President’s Sustainability Symposium is focusing on “Community Stewa...
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Priscilla Salant | Environmental Science | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | Twin Falls | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | environment | Environmental Science | President's Office | Office of Community Partnerships
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Sustainability Center Helps Create Student-Led Sustainability Opportunities

Posted: Tuesday, February 5 2013 By Wieteke Holthuijzen MOSCOW, Idaho – Helping University of Idaho students become more active by reducing their carbon footprint and showing how climate change will impact Idaho recreation, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center is supporting two student-led sustainability projects with grants totaling more than $4,500. Ryan McGrath, a doctoral student in exercise science with rese...
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News Release | Sustainability | Grants | environment
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Dylan Hedden-Nicely, University of Idaho Graduate Student, Awarded the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, February 7 2012 Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Programs are proud to announce Dylan Hedden-Nicely as the 2012 recipient of the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Hedden-Nicely, ’12, is in his final year of a concurrent law degree and a master’s degree in water resources. He said the Avista-Waters of the West Scholar...
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Law | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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Sustainability Center Announces Annual Grant Competition Winners

Posted: Tuesday, November 1 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has awarded grants totaling more than $7,500 to three student-led sustainability projects. The center’s mini-grant competition facilitates student engagement in building campus sustainability. The grants support initiative work in areas such as water efficiency, waste stream reduction, and climate change. Grant recipients ar...
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News Release | Sustainability
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USDA Grant Supports Research Team’s Focus on Sustainable Practices for Livestock

Posted: Wednesday, April 27 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – Researchers at the University of Idaho will focus their efforts on how to develop a sustainable livestock food system in the Pacific Northwest thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “The University of Idaho’s research enterprise is strengthened through the support of interdisciplinary grants such as this,” said Jack McIver, vice president for research and econo...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Business & Economics | John McIver | Dev Shrestha | Tracie Lee | Steven Peterson | Nick Sanyal | Bioregional Planning | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Northern Idaho | Funding | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | Eastern Washington
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Screening of Documentary on Legendary Conservationist Aldo Leopold Leads Earth Week Celebration

Posted: Tuesday, April 5 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho's College of Natural Resources and Sustainability Center will co-host a free screening of a new film called “Green Fire,” the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. The film will be shown on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the University Auditorium in the Administration Building, and is...
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Natural Resources | News Release | Sustainability | Idaho at Glance | Wildlife Resources | Register Features
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University of Idaho Internship Builds Student Skills, Helps Local Business Owners

Posted: Monday, March 21 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – Six University of Idaho interns are building valuable, real-world skills for the emerging green economy by providing energy efficiency evaluations for small businesses in Northern Idaho. The university’s Sustainability Center and the Environmental Science Program are partnering with the Idaho Small Business Development Center and Avista Utilities to deliver the internship program....
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Environmental Science | Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability | Northern Idaho | Environmental Science & Water Resources
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American Desert on Film: U-Idaho President’s Sustainability Symposium Helps Bring Documentaries to Campus

Posted: Monday, March 21 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho President’s Sustainability Symposium will co-sponsor screenings of two documentary films in support of the annual event slated for March 30 - April 1, 2011. Both films explore environmental activism in the American west, particularly the intersection of human culture and the natural landscape. Each screening will be accompanied by a discussion with the film...
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News Release | Sustainability | University of Idaho | President's Sustainability Symposium
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Water Stewardship Training to be Offered in Northern Idaho

Posted: Friday, March 4 2011 COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Due to growing public interest in measuring and maintaining water quality throughout northern Idaho, three workshops teaching water quality monitoring skills and best practices will be offered through University of Idaho Extension this spring. Completion of the training results in certification as Master Water Stewards. Cost is $25 per participant. Workshops providing trai...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | Water Resources | News Release | Sustainability | Northern Idaho | Natural Resources | Extension
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2011 President’s Sustainability Symposium Explores How to Build Sustainability Into Higher Education

Posted: Thursday, March 3 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – As the training ground for tomorrow’s leaders, colleges and universities should be models of socially, economically and environmentally sustainable practices. This is the thinking behind many of the sessions offered at the 4th annual President’s Sustainability Symposium slated for March 30 - April 1 at the University of Idaho. Two all-day tracks will focus specifically on integra...
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News Release | Sustainability | President's Sustainability Symposium
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U-Idaho to Host Sustainability Symposium, Keynote Bill McKibben

Posted: Friday, February 25 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – Registration for the 4th annual President’s Sustainability Symposium opens Friday, Feb. 25. The three-day event, which runs March 30 - April 1 at the University of Idaho, includes lectures, workshops, industry round tables, films and site tours hosted by sustainability experts. The event is free and open to the public. Online registration is required at http://www.uidaho.edu/sust...
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News Release | Sustainability | Duane Nellis | President's Sustainability Symposium
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