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875 Perimeter Drive MS3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080 

Coeur d'Alene
Phone (208) 667-2588
Toll free (888) 208-2268
Fax (208) 664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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2011 Feature Stories

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Education Graduate Terry Jess
A Bend in the Road: How one student met life's challenges head on.
» Read his story
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Shaping a New World
Students earning unique Doctorate
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Cheryl Major
Ready for the Next Adventure
Major Retires, Pursues New Classroom
Cherie Major is looking ahead to retirement, but she’s not quite ready to give up teaching.
» Read about her new opportunities
Thomas Wright Fellowship
Wright Fellowship Cohort 12
This year marks the 12th year of the Wright Fellowship. The Wright Fellowship is a distinguished scholarship program designed to support outstanding classroom teachers in Idaho and Washington while they earn a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction (non-thesis).
» Read about this fellowship
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Professional Practitioner Doctorate Opens New Doors
Starting Fall 2011
In response to a national and regional need, the University of Idaho is opening new opportunities in education through a professional practitioner doctoral program starting this fall in Rexburg, Idaho.
» Find out more
 Michael Davis (Junior, WHS), Mary Jo Longley (Freshman, WHS), Nick Davis (incoming Freshman, WHS)
Expanding the Possible: Upward Bound Helps Silver Valley Students See Greater Horizon
Upward Bound Students
Marcee Hartzell, director of the Silver Valley Upward Bound program through the University of Idaho College of Education, applied for and recently received the grant funding.
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Shahna Sprecher doing art work
Creativity Blooms in Persons with Disabilities
Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD)
“Artwalk is such a wonderful outlet for our participants,” says Valerie Cutshall, Administrator of C & R, a local agency that works with children and adults with disabilities.”
» Read this story
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Remembering Michelle
Michelle passed away on February 13 ,2011 in a vehicle accident and her grandmother created a memorial scholarship in her name to honor her granddaughter
Michelle Bonasera Memorial scholarship
COE graduate and university employee Kathy Haworth
Education Graduate Kathy Haworth
Hired by the University 24 years ago, with a good entry-level job with health benefits, Haworth never imagined it would lead to a college degree
» Read her story
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2011 Thomas O. Bell Award
For Whom the Bell Extols: Palmer Named Thomas O. Bell Award Winner
“I felt it the first time I walked into that junior high youth group – this is what I was meant to do,” says Palmer. “[Now], at the end of the day, I still feel rejuvenated – and that feels great.”
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Meshari, Kuwait to Idaho
Kuwait to Idaho: How one student found success
Meshari Alhajri
I will be only the second or third person in my country who has this degree from the United States,” said Meshari. “A degree from the United States is considered the most prestigious in our country, followed by Europe.”
» Read his story
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Bold Standard: Idaho Unveils First-in-the-Nation Doctorate in Athletic Training
Doctor of Athletic Training Program
Movement science is taking a big step forward with the creation of a doctoral program in athletic training at the University of Idaho.
» Learn more about this program
Heather Boni
Lessons Learned
Heather Boni
Meet Senior Dance Major Heather Boni and learn about her time at the University of Idaho
» Read her story
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Two Alumni Honored for Parks and Recreation Dedication
HPERD Alumni Lynn Moss, Lewiston Parks and Recreation director and Steve Anthony, Coeur d’Alene recreation director were honored at the Idaho Recreation and Park Association Tri-State, Parks and Trails Conference.
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What I Learned At Idaho
Nikkel Holmes looked at all her options before deciding on Idaho in Boise, a decision she describes as the best fit.
» Follow Nikkel's Journey
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Excelling Into the Future: Alumni Award for Excellence
Five College of Education students are among 53 senior-level undergraduate, graduate and law students honored at the 31st annual Alumni Award for Excellence banquet.
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Souvenir From Spain: Bringing Home A Dream
Janette Escamilla was a psychology major when she went on a study abroad in Spain. An internship in a Basque classroom changed her plans, cementing a passion and career she was destined to follow in elementary education.
» Follow her journey
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College of Education Graduate School Nationally Ranked in 2011
MOSCOW, ID—The University of Idaho College of Education has again been ranked as one of the nation’s top 100 graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report. This is the third year in a row that the college has received such high rankings.
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Education Professor Interviews on Web TalkRadio
Michael Kroth, assistant professor in adult and organizational learning and leadership and co-author of the new book, “Managing the Mobile Workforce,” was recently interviewed by talk radio host Nan Russell of
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Heather Williams Gooding Idaho Superintendent
Gooding Superintendent Honored
Gooding School District Superintendent Heather Williams was recently recognized as one of the top female school leaders in the country.
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