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College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647



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Graduate Studies News

Tuskless Elephant Phenomenon Explained by U of I Scientist and Colleagues

Posted 10/22/2021 9:54:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 22, 2021 — Female elephants in a region of Africa are slowly evolving without tusks due in part to black market poaching and the ravages of a civil war, according to research by University of Idaho’s Ryan Long, an associate professor of wildlife sciences, and his colleagues at Princeton University, ElephantVoices and Gorongosa National Park. Read more

U of I Earns $4M to Build 3D-Printing Technology, Furthering Sustainable Building Construction Techniques

Posted 9/30/2021 6:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — September 30, 2021 — The University of Idaho is developing technology to turn Idaho wood waste into one the most sustainable building construction materials on the market — by using it as a medium for 3D-printing building construction materials. Read more

U of I Awarded $18.9M For Deep Soil Research Facility

Posted 9/28/2021 4:12:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — September 28, 2021 — A facility designed to study soil at depths greater than anywhere else in the world will be built by University of Idaho researchers with support from an $18.9 million National Science Foundation grant. Read more

Researchers Explore Climate, Human and Wildlife Interactions on Rangeland in Idaho, Oregon

Posted 8/16/2021 5:37:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 16, 2021 — The combined effect of wolves and drought on human, plant and animal communities on rangeland in Idaho and eastern Oregon will be explored by a team led by researchers at the University of Idaho that includes collaborators at the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University as part of a five-year project. Read more

U of I and INBRE Researchers to Study Coronavirus Variants

Posted 7/29/2021 8:31:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 29, 2021 — The Idaho INBRE higher education network and the University of Idaho will sequence COVID-19 samples and study coronavirus variants in the Moscow population in hopes of preparing for and preventing future outbreaks thanks to a $737,000 grant from National Institutes of Health. Read more

After Two Decades, U of I’s INBRE Program Has Attracted $170M For Student Research

Posted 7/21/2021 7:02:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 21, 2021 — Over the past two decades, more than $170 million has been generated for biomedical research in Idaho’s state and private colleges and universities thanks to a network administered by the University of Idaho called INBRE. Read more

New Idaho Landslide Inventory Database to Assist with Hazard Mitigation

Posted 6/29/2021 5:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 29, 2021 — The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) has released a new statewide inventory of landslides that will assist emergency managers and planners with hazard mitigation and identification of problematic hot spots. Read more

NASA Invites U of I Graduate to Appear on Tumblr Answer Time

Posted 5/20/2021 6:32:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 20, 2021 — A recent University of Idaho graduate will be the first non-NASA employee to be featured on NASA’s Tumblr Answer Time. Read more

ORED Announces New Internal Funding Program

Posted 3/2/2021 10:05:00 PM

Chris Nomura, vice president for research and economic development, is launching a new internal funding opportunity — Operation: Resubmission Success — to support U of I faculty members looking to resubmit competitive federal grant proposals that received favorable reviews but were not funded. Read more

Thank You to Polly Tohaneanu

Posted 2/19/2021 12:01:00 AM

Kudos to Polly Tohaneanu in the College of Graduate Studies. She has made the admissions process much easier to navigate and provides excellent customer service. She is timely in her responses, thorough in her communication and is dedicated and available — seemingly all hours of the day or night. She is friendly and easy to work with, respectful and patient, knowledgeable and helpful. Read more

University of Idaho, Idaho State, Boise State Students to Compete in Statewide 3MT Event

Posted 2/10/2021 5:24:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 10, 2021 — It’s tough to distill an 80,000-word thesis into a three-minute presentation. But graduate students from around the Gem State are slated to do just that during a virtual competition. Read more

Nuclear Reactor Testing Device Opens Doors to Safer Energy in Idaho and the Nation

Posted 11/19/2020 6:19:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 18, 2020 — University of Idaho, Idaho Falls researchers have verified a new process to save communities millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear Battery (MsNB), a nuclear energy reactor to generate heat and produce electricity. Read more

OTT Publishes First Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Posted 11/10/2020 10:38:00 PM

The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) introduces its first newsletter, Tips and Tricks, to better keep U of I researchers informed of how technology transfer works at the University of Idaho and how its office can assist with patenting of unique discoveries, innovations and inventions. The first issue discusses preserving patentability and the key considerations in protecting discoveries before a patent is applied for and issued. Read more

U of I Joins Elite List of Institutions to Achieve Full Animal Care Accreditation

Posted 11/9/2020 8:01:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 9, 2020 — The University of Idaho has joined an elite list of land-grant institutions to earn full accreditation from an international organization that recognizes commitment to quality animal care and science. Read more

University of Idaho Public-Private Partnership Creates Investment for Students, Research

Posted 11/2/2020 10:30:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 2, 2020 — The University of Idaho will lease its steam plant and utility system to a concessionaire as part of a public-private partnership (P3) that will allow investment in student access, success and research initiatives for the next half-century. Read more

Nomura Appointed Vice President of Research and Economic Development

Posted 8/11/2020 7:00:00 AM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 11, 2020 — Christopher Nomura will become the University of Idaho’s vice president of research and economic development on Oct. 1, 2020. Read more

Commentary: Lessons from Idaho’s Earthquake

Posted 6/16/2020 9:22:00 PM

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake on March 31 near Stanley in south-central Idaho sent a ripple-effect of situations for researchers to explore. Read more

U of I Joins Elite Network to Train Tomorrow’s STEM Educators

Posted 6/15/2020 6:40:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 15, 2020 — The University of Idaho joins some of the country’s biggest names in impactful research as it is welcomed into The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Network, a dynamic academic network of top research universities dedicated to developing and expanding proven STEM teaching practices to educate diverse populations of students. Read more

NSF Implements New Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

Posted 5/29/2020 8:27:00 PM

Beginning today, June 1, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) for proposals submitted or due on or after this date. NSF has delayed the requirement to use NSF-approved formats for the biographical sketch and current and pending support sections of NSF proposals until Oct. 5. Proposers must continue to format these documents in accordance with PAPPG requirements (see PAPPG sections II.C.2.f and II.C.2.h). Read more

Faculty Success Seminar on the National Science Foundation MRI Program is Tomorrow

Posted 4/6/2020 10:19:00 PM

Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 8, via Zoom for a seminar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. The NSF MRI program supports the acquisition or development of multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. Read more


College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647