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Animals' Susceptibility to Coronavirus Subject of U of I Research

Posted 9/17/2020 11:13:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 17, 2020 — Whether coronavirus can use farm animals or North American bats as intermediate hosts to spread the novel pathogen SARS-CoV2 is being explored by three University of Idaho researchers. Read more

Funding to Assist U of I’s ‘New Beginnings for Tribal Students’ Project

Posted 9/16/2020 5:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 16, 2020 — Degree attainment for tribal students at the University of Idaho received a boost thanks to a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Read more

U of I Auditorium Chamber Music Series Returns for 34th Season

Posted 9/15/2020 8:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 15, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series has brought concerts and educational performances by some of the world’s finest performers to the Palouse since 1986. Read more

Faculty and Staff

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

Diana Mitchell to Present at NIH Virtual IDeA PI Meeting

Posted 9/16/2020 10:10:00 PM

Diana Mitchell, assistant professor, Biological Sciences, was selected to present her abstract entitled “Retinal Development and Regeneration from a Microglial Perspective” at the NIH virtual IDeA PI meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22. She was one of the few selected from 175 submissions to present. Read more

Janine Darragh Selected for English Language Specialist Assignment

Posted 9/11/2020 9:39:00 PM

Janine Darragh, associate professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, was selected by the U.S. Department of State for a three-week English Language Specialist project. The project is for Teach for Lebanon Fellows and focuses on teacher training in Lebanon. Darragh will facilitate professional development courses for graduates who will serve two years as English teachers in Lebanon schools. 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

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

Marilyn Howard, CEHHS Alumna

Posted 7/17/2020 9:47:00 PM

Marilyn Howard, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences alumna, donor and advocacy board member, died July 13 at her Eagle home. Education propelled Marilyn ’60, ’65 from Mackay to head of the class in Idaho’s education system. She pointed to two core pillars that supported her: reading and social responsibility. Marilyn served on multiple boards, two of which were the Garden City’s Learning Lab and Boise’s Wassmuth Center for Human Rights; both speaking to her core pillars. 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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