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U of I Scientists Study Energy Flow in Ecosystems Using Role of Tasmanian Devil

Posted 11/15/2021 10:55:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 15, 2021 — University of Idaho researchers are studying how Tasmanian devils influence ecosystems. Read more

Veterans Day Wreath Ceremony and Appreciation Dinner Is Nov. 11 at U of I

Posted 11/3/2021 7:16:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 3, 2021 — The community is invited to a wreath-laying ceremony to honor military members and veterans at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, on the northwest lawn of the University of Idaho Administration Building on the Moscow campus. A by-reservation dinner will be held that evening. Read more

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

Faculty and Staff

Preparations Needed Now to Use Canvas This Spring

Posted 10/26/2021 9:49:00 PM

With U of I’s transition from BbLearn to Canvas, BbLearn will be unavailable starting early spring 2022. As a result, faculty are encouraged to proactively address several areas this fall, including the handling of incomplete grades, stored research data and assignments, and migrating courses. BbLearn course grades and files from Fall 2021 that will be needed for future reference should be downloaded now. Read more

COVID-19 Testing Kits Available

Posted 10/20/2021 9:47:00 PM

To assist the campus community with testing options, a limited supply of Vault COVID-19 testing kits are available on the Moscow campus. A medical referral is not necessary. Students, faculty and staff are eligible to pick up a testing kit at no charge while supplies last. Read more

3D Imaging and Printing Lab Development Begins Thanks to Murdock and NSF Grants

Posted 7/8/2021 9:04:00 PM

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Idaho can soon scan and print some of the largest and most complex three-dimensional biomedical structures in the Pacific Northwest. A recent $250,000 grant from the M.J. Read more

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Dawn Sweet Has Paper Published

Posted 6/10/2021 9:57:00 PM

Dawn Sweet, assistant professor in Communication and Psychology in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, recently published a paper about the relationship among mindfulness, rumination, depression, stress, anxiety, communication apprehension and willingness to communicate among veterinary medicine students. Students and practitioners of veterinary medicine experience higher rates of suicide and depression than other professions. Read more

Thousands Experience U of I Engineering Education Through Virtual and In-Person EXPO

Posted 5/28/2021 6:57:00 PM

More than 5,000 virtual users across 28 countries experienced engineering and computer science education at the University of Idaho through the 28th annual 2021 Engineering Design EXPO. Visitors were invited to engage in the event through a variety of virtual and in-person pathways. Read more

U of I in the News

St. Lukes Creates Scholarship Endowment to Aid Idaho WWAMI Students Eyeing Medical Careers in Underserved, Rural Areas

Posted 9/9/2021 6:53:00 PM

This story by Daniel Mediate was published by St. Luke’s online. Growing up in Coeur d’Alene, Dan Cooper decided he wanted to be a medical doctor while attending Lake City High School. He set a goal to accumulate a resume full of lived experiences beforehand. After completing the pre-med curriculum and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Cooper lived in Mexico for two years, serving as a medical assistant at a rural orphanage. Read more

With a Dancing Robot and Autonomous Submarine, U of I’s Robotics Program is Settling into Its New Space

Posted 9/8/2021 10:05:00 PM

This story by Greg Mason was published in The Spokesman-Review on Sept. 7, 2021. The first law of robotics, according to science fiction, is that robots may never harm a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. The first “rule” of robotics in John Shovic’s classes at the University of Idaho, meanwhile, is much less ominous. “Robots are dumb,” said Shovic, a professor in robotics and artificial intelligence. Read more

In Memoriam

Carl Hunt

Posted 9/9/2021 6:27:00 PM

This obituary appeared in The Lewiston Tribune on Sept. 8. Carl Hunt, 68, of Moscow, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, because of heart failure arising from cancer treatment complications. He was a deeply loved husband, father, grandfather, Christian, educator and community member. Carl was raised on a farm in southwest Iowa, just outside the town of Atlantic. He told wonderful stories about his childhood on the farm and the Christ-centered, loving family that surrounded him. Read more

Doyle Anderegg

Posted 8/27/2021 8:36:00 PM

Doyle Anderegg, Ph.D., died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at the age of 91 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Jeanne Anderegg, and survived by his children, Alice Sutton and Carolyn Rowland. Doyle and Jeanne were longtime residents of Moscow, from 1967 until 2002. Read more

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Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

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