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U of I Chemistry Professor Earns Fulbright to Research, Teach in England

Posted 9/24/2020 4:37:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 24, 2020 — A University of Idaho chemistry professor whose work includes building calcium sensors for NASA recently earned a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to teach and do research at Great Britain’s University of Exeter. Read more

University of Idaho Team Lands EPA Grant to Develop, Improve Clean Water Machine

Posted 9/23/2020 8:48:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 23, 2020 — A University of Idaho research team will test new technologies to help control harmful algae blooms by removing their most common cause from lakes and streams from coast to coast. Read more

University of Idaho Receives Grant to Research Indigenous-Based STEM Education

Posted 9/23/2020 5:12:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 23, 2020 — University of Idaho researchers and partner institutions have received a total of $739,619 in National Science Foundation collaborative research grants to address the under-representation of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines and workforce. Read more

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College of Engineering Earns Full Six-Year ABET Accreditation

Posted 9/3/2020 9:43:00 PM

All of the University of Idaho College of Engineering’s engineering and computer science degrees have been accredited by the engineering and computing accreditation commissions of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. Read more

Vandals Dining Lends A Helping Hand During COVID-19, Gifts More Than 500 Kids’ Meals

Posted 9/1/2020 9:42:00 PM

Vandals Dining at the University of Idaho gifted more than 500 complimentary Chick-fil-A meals to children 12 and under as a much-needed community outreach initiative in light of the heightened levels of food scarcity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every child who cleared the proper COVID-19 safety enhancements was eligible to receive one meal per day within two weeks of Chick-fil-A’s reopening with no purchase necessary. The meal included chicken nuggets, a cookie and bottled water. Read more

Ericka Huggins to Provide Women’s Leadership Conference Keynote Sept. 8

Posted 8/31/2020 9:40:00 PM

Ericka Huggins – a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader and former political prisoner — will provide a virtual keynote presentation for the 2020 Women’s Leadership Conference at noon Tuesday, Sept. 8, via Zoom. This event is free and open to the public. Register online. Read more

U of I Professor, Alumnus, Publish Paper in Wildlife Journal

Posted 9/25/2020 9:37:00 PM

Professor Lisette Waits and former Ph.D. student Robert Lonsinger along with researchers from Utah, California and federal agencies including the Department of the Army published a review of kit foxes, a species of concern in the Great Basin Desert, in The Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. Read more

Kevin Chang Featured Expert on WalletHub’s 2020 Best and Worst Cities to Drive In

Posted 9/22/2020 9:35:00 PM

University of Idaho College of Engineering Associate Professor Kevin Chang is a featured expert on WalletHub’s 2020 Best and Worst Cities to Drive In. With focus on cost, safety and environmental impact, Chang shared his expertise on money-saving tips for drivers, the future of self-driving cars and changes to traffic levels amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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Bay Watchers Keep an Eye on Coeur d’Alene Lake

Posted 8/27/2020 10:40:00 PM

This story was written by the Our Gem Collaborative team for the CDA Press on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Along the shores of Coeur d’Alene Lake, citizen scientists are keeping a close eye and detailed log of changes in the water. Read more

Coping With Change — With A Trial Run

Posted 5/1/2020 5:10:00 PM

This article was written by Tony Murillo and published in Lewiston Tribune, May 1, 2020: Hunkering down from the coronavirus has been tough for most students. Read more

In Memoriam

Maynard Axel Fosberg

Posted 9/24/2020 10:23:00 PM

Maynard Axel Fosberg passed away Sept. 18. Maynard was a soils professor at the University of Idaho from 1947 until his retirement after 42 years in 1989. During his time at U of I, he developed the largest soils monolith collection in the United States and contributed to the World Soil Monolith collection in Holland. He published more than 100 research papers on soil projects in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Georgia. Read more

Bill Belknap

Posted 7/24/2020 9:47:00 PM

Willard S. (Bill) Belknap passed away on July 17 at the age of 81. Bill began working at the University of Idaho as athletic director of Vandal Athletics in 1978. Following 10 years in that position, Bill moved into the role of director of development and executive director of the U of I Foundation during the Centennial Campaign. Bill was inducted into the North Idaho Hall of Fame in 2003 as well as the University of Idaho Hall of Fame in 2008. Read more

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University Communications and Marketing

Phone: 208-885-6291

Fax: 208-885-5841

Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

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