University of Idaho News
Posted Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho will welcome back students, staff and faculty members on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, with its annual University Convocation ceremony. This year’s speaker is Hattie Kauffman, a well-known TV anchor and national correspondent. A member of the Nez Perce tribe, Kauffman was born in Grangeville, Idaho, and grew up in Seattle, Washington. Read more
Posted Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0700On Aug. 15, University Communications & Marketing will launch My UI, a weekly newsletter for all University of Idaho students. This newsletter will offer a consolidated location for student news, events, deadlines and other announcements important for student engagement and success. The deadline for submitting items for the first issue is noon Wednesday, Aug. 10. Learn more about the newsletter and submit items here. To arrange a presentation about the newsletter for your department, email Savannah Tranchell.
Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:00:00 -0700Greg Moller and and Dan Strawn might have produced the world's first carbon negative advanced water treatment process, because it uses biochar - charcoal made from wood - that can be later used by farmers as fertilizer. Read more
Posted Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:30:00 -0700University of Idaho art and design professor Sally Machlis is among the recipients of the Idaho Commission on the Arts and Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's 2016 Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Machlis was awarded in the Support of Arts Education category.
Posted Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:30:00 -0700William K. Frederiksen died on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Known as "Billy," "Ripper," and "Uncle Bill," Frederiksen was born in Idaho Falls on June 25, 1959. His parents were Howard Edward and Josephine (Joy Lawson) Frederiksen. Bill had three siblings: Kristine and Kevin (twins) and Janice. He graduated from Clark County High School in Dubois, Idaho, and then the University of Idaho in Moscow. His degree in agriculture served him well, as he worked with his dad, Howard, and uncle, Horace, at the family ranch in Kilgore, Idaho. Then he took over the operation of the farm and ranch at Dubois. Read more