University of Idaho News
Posted Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0800Twenty-six teens and three community leaders from Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras will visit the Moscow and the University of Idaho this spring as part of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program. Read more
Posted Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:25:00 -0800The University of Idaho Cultural Literacy and Competence Symposium will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017, in the Bruce Pitman Center International Ballroom. The theme of this year's symposium is “Cultivating Our Collective Future." The keynote address will be given by Vernon Wall, a renowned lecturer and consultant and the director of business development for LeaderShape, Inc. The symposium is sponsored by the UI Equity and Diversity Unit and the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion. This event is free and open to UI faculty, staff, and students and the Moscow community, but space is limited. To register, click here. Read more
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:30:00 -0800Maria Vega still remembers sitting as a young girl in the office of an immigration lawyer and thinking to herself that her mother, who had emigrated from Mexico, was not being treated fairly.
Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:50:00 -0800In January, Outdoor Program Director Trevor Fulton was appointed to a three-year term on the Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council by then-Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. Resource Advisory Councils are composed of citizens from diverse backgrounds who share an interest in public lands. Although the councils are solely advisory in nature, the contributions of council members are of great value to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and have aided in the development of balanced decisions that serve the interests of all public land users. Fulton represents academicians in the filed of natural resource management on the council. Read more
Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 -0800Michael James Lyngholm launched his next great adventure on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Raised in Iowa by loving parents who taught him to work hard, enjoy life and appreciate his family, he was the eldest of nine children. He loved his parents and his sisters and brothers, and remained close to them his entire life.