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Students Take Their Science Learning Outdoors During Pandemic

Posted 12/17/2021 10:07:00 PM

McCALL, Idaho — Dec. 17, 2020 — In the wake of this year’s pandemic, children from one Idaho school district are getting plenty of fresh air — and teacher time. Read more

U of I Students Earn Top Awards for Theater Work

Posted 3/5/2021 9:36:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 5, 2021 — Three University of Idaho theatre students were honored with top awards during the recent virtual Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Read more

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ORED Announces New Internal Funding Program

Posted 3/2/2021 10:05:00 PM

Chris Nomura, vice president for research and economic development, is launching a new internal funding opportunity — Operation: Resubmission Success — to support U of I faculty members looking to resubmit competitive federal grant proposals that received favorable reviews but were not funded. Read more

Join the NSF CAREER Proposal Conversation Group

Posted 3/2/2021 9:55:00 PM

The Research and Faculty Development team has announced a U of I National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Proposal Conversation Group for individuals applying – or planning to apply – for an NSF CAREER award. The first conversation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. The informal conversations allow participants to ask questions and brainstorm ideas, issues and solutions with peers and the team, and access proposal development resources and guides. Read more

Learn How to Stay Safe on Snow, Ice

Posted 2/17/2021 10:39:00 PM

Environmental Health and Safety received several safety concern reports this week regarding dangerous situations between drivers and pedestrians. The recurring theme of these reports was pedestrians in the roadway. Drivers: Watch for pedestrians as the road may be the only plowed path for them to take. Pedestrians: Stay on plowed sidewalks and use designated crosswalks as much as possible, even if it means crossing the street. Read more

Shelley McGuire Co-Edits New Book on Human Milk

Posted 2/26/2021 10:59:00 PM

A new book, “Human Milk: Sampling and Measurement of Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Other Macromolecules,” presents comprehensive and rigorous information on the origins, analysis, concentrations and variation in energy-yielding nutrients and other macromolecules present in human milk. The book was co-edited by Shelley McGuire, a professor in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and director of the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Read more

Forney Awarded Visiting Endowed Chair at University of Puerto Rico

Posted 2/22/2021 10:56:00 PM

University Distinguished Professor Larry J. Forney has been awarded the Hispanics in Research Capability Visiting Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus. Read more

U of I in the News

With Aims for In-Person Learning this Fall, Area Colleges Mull Plans for ‘Class of COVID-19’

Posted 3/1/2021 6:00:00 PM

This story written by Greg Mason and photos at the University of Idaho by Tyler Tjomsland were published in The Spokesman-Review on Feb. 28. Institutions are planning for as robust of an in-person experience as allowed by the ongoing pandemic. They’re doing so tentatively, however, citing state and federal guidelines that could change over time. College leaders are encouraged by the improving availability of COVID-19 vaccines. Read more

Study: U of I’s Teacher Prep Program Highlighted for Racial Diversity, High Admissions Standards

Posted 2/24/2021 9:30:00 PM

This story written by Devin Boykin was published on Feb. 22 on IdahoEdNews.org. The University of Idaho’s teacher preparation program is among the nation’s best at maintaining high admissions standards while still establishing a racially diverse student body, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank says. Read more

In Memoriam

James Edward Calvert Jr

Posted 1/26/2021 8:26:00 PM

James Edward Calvert Jr. passed away Jan. 21. James joined the mathematics faculty at the University of Idaho in 1967. He was a dedicated teacher and mentor and was known for his work to prepare future elementary teachers and computer scientists. While serving as chair of the Math Department for 11 years, he created the innovative Pólya Math Learning Center to support students. Read more

Janice ‘Jan’ Elizabeth Pitkin

Posted 1/26/2021 8:24:00 PM

Janice “Jan” Elizabeth Pitkin passed away Jan. 21 at her home in Moscow. Jan worked at the University of Idaho in the News Bureau before transferring to the Department of Plant, Soils and Entomological Sciences where she worked for almost 16 years. She later transferred to the College of Natural Resources in the Department of Forest Products for another 10 years. Read more

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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