University of Idaho News
Posted Tue, 03 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700Aspiring and new business owners will have the opportunity to attend a free one-day summit on how to successfully create and grow a business from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. The event is presented by the University of Idaho Boise and will be held at Zions Bank (800 W. Main St., 17th floor, Boise).
Posted Tue, 03 May 2016 15:00:00 -0700The UI VandalStore will hold its spring sale for faculty and staff on Friday, May 6, 2016. All VandalGear will be 30 percent off for UI employees. Statewide employees can enjoy the discounts online at vandalstore.com with the promo code MAYSTAFF16 on Friday only.
Posted Tue, 03 May 2016 10:00:00 -0700I’m amused by all the fuss, frustration and foolish angst many parents and students endure as they travel across the country to various colleges and universities in search of the perfect match. In my educated opinion, most 18-year-old high school graduates don’t have a clue what they want to study, so why waste time and money seeking Big Name or Ivy League schools that eagerly take your fortune but don’t provide the stately claims offered in their glossy brochures? Read more
Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 13:30:00 -0700The annual Idaho Press Club Awards were held Saturday, April 30, in Boise. The University of Idaho was well-represented, with student media The Argonaut and Blot came home with a number of awards. A number of Vandal alumni also received high honors.
Posted Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0700Paul Joseph Joyce was born September 26, 1958 in Butte, Montana, one of the 12 children of Thomas and Dorothy Joyce. Academically gifted, he breezed through the Butte schools, and then graduated from Montana State University in just four years with both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics. He went on to the University of Utah for his doctorate, where he met and married his wife and best friend, Janalyn Steed. They had a son, Andrew, who brought great joy to the couple and became Paul’s favorite political debater, intellectual sparring partner and late night scotch drinker. Read more