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Three Music Students Take Top Honors at Statewide Competition

Posted 11/23/2020 10:34:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 23, 2020 — Three students from the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music took top honors in a recent statewide music competition. Read more

Nuclear Reactor Testing Device Opens Doors to Safer Energy in Idaho and the Nation

Posted 11/19/2020 6:19:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 18, 2020 — University of Idaho, Idaho Falls researchers have verified a new process to save communities millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear Battery (MsNB), a nuclear energy reactor to generate heat and produce electricity. Read more

U of I Sessions Offer Election Analysis

Posted 11/16/2020 6:53:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 13, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium plans two sessions next week at which faculty experts will offer analysis and commentary about the 2020 general election. Read more

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Nationally Touring Civil Rights Exhibition Opens at U of I Library

Posted 11/11/2020 9:52:00 PM

“For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” a nationally touring exhibition from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) on the Road, opens this week at the University of Idaho Library in partnership with the Latah County Historical Society. Read more

OTT Publishes First Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Posted 11/10/2020 10:38:00 PM

The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) introduces its first newsletter, Tips and Tricks, to better keep U of I researchers informed of how technology transfer works at the University of Idaho and how its office can assist with patenting of unique discoveries, innovations and inventions. The first issue discusses preserving patentability and the key considerations in protecting discoveries before a patent is applied for and issued. Read more

Fall ’20 Marks Highest Progress Survey Response Rate to Date

Posted 10/20/2020 9:55:00 PM

In mid-September, course instructors reviewed students’ academic performance by submitting early warning grade progress surveys in VandalStar. Course instructor’s response rate, at 69% was the highest for any term thus far. The Fall 2019 submission rate was 52% with 1,034 total sections reporting. Fall 2020 term represents a 33% increase in overall submissions with 1,163 total sections completing progress surveys. Read more

Thank You to TRIO INSPIRE

Posted 12/1/2020 10:36:00 PM

During COVID-19, TRIO INSPIRE had to reorganize and recreate to continue to serve their participants and their needs and the needs of the grant. They did so without complaints, excuses or missing a beat. Go team! Read more

Thank You to Sumit Shahi

Posted 12/1/2020 10:35:00 PM

Sumit Shahi, technology solutions partner, is always ready to assist with a friendly smile and is very knowledgeable. Read more

U of I in the News

U of I’s $45M CAFE Project Underway

Posted 11/25/2020 6:54:00 PM

This article written by Sean Ellis of the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation was published in the Post Register in Idaho Falls on Nov. 24. POCATELLO — After nearly 15 years of being discussed, put on hold and then discussed again, the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment is actually happening. “Things are moving forward. Read more

Faith led professor back to chemistry and recovery

Posted 11/23/2020 7:31:00 PM

This article written by Clark Corbin appeared on Idaho Education News on Nov. 18, 2020. Darren Thompson is a sought-after mentor and chemist who inspires students by opening a new world to them. He’s also an inventor, author of 41 published research papers and holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry. But to get to this point, Thompson battled depression and had to overcome a dark side. Read more

In Memoriam

Russell C. Biggam

Posted 10/16/2020 8:47:00 PM

Russell C. Biggam passed away Oct. 12 in Moscow. After graduating from the University of Idaho in 1972 with his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture, he worked as an aquatic entomologist at the university until he retired in 2008. Read more

Donald R. Johnson

Posted 10/15/2020 9:14:00 PM

Donald R. Johnson, a long-time professor at the University of Idaho, passed away at home in Coeur d’Alene Oct. 10. Don grew up in Newport, Washington, spending a lot of time on Diamond Lake. His interest in animals led to his study of biology at the University of Idaho, which he attended with the assistance of a Navy ROTC scholarship. Don was a member of the Delta Chi fraternity and graduated with a bachelor's in biology in 1953. He served as an officer in the U.S. Read more

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University Communications and Marketing

Phone: 208-885-6291

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Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

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Contact

University Communications and Marketing

Phone: 208-885-6291

Fax: 208-885-5841

Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

Web: Communications and Marketing

U of I Media Contacts