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After Two Decades, U of I’s INBRE Program Has Attracted $170M For Student Research

Posted 7/21/2021 7:02:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 21, 2021 — Over the past two decades, more than $170 million has been generated for biomedical research in Idaho’s state and private colleges and universities thanks to a network administered by the University of Idaho called INBRE. Read more

New Idaho Landslide Inventory Database to Assist with Hazard Mitigation

Posted 6/29/2021 5:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 29, 2021 — The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) has released a new statewide inventory of landslides that will assist emergency managers and planners with hazard mitigation and identification of problematic hot spots. Read more

Faculty and Staff

3D Imaging and Printing Lab Development Begins Thanks to Murdock and NSF Grants

Posted 7/8/2021 9:04:00 PM

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Idaho can soon scan and print some of the largest and most complex three-dimensional biomedical structures in the Pacific Northwest. A recent $250,000 grant from the M.J. Read more

U of I’s College of Law Prepares to Meet Future Legal Needs of Idaho

Posted 7/1/2021 5:37:00 PM

The demand for law education in the state is growing, and the University of Idaho is Idaho’s law school. The university was looking for creative solutions to space constraints, specifically for the Boise location, when a Vandal alumnus and longtime benefactor, Jeff Stoddard, proposed a partnership as he considered purchasing the former Concordia University School of Law building at 501 Front St. Read more

Artificial Intelligence Workshop Survey Is Open Through June 14

Posted 6/3/2021 6:54:00 PM

The Office of Research and Economic Development is organizing a one-day faculty workshop on artificial intelligence. The goal is to identify existing concentrations of faculty expertise in this area and use this information to facilitate new collaborations, highlight areas of potential strategic investment and form working groups around emerging funding opportunities and applications. If you are interested in participating in this workshop in early September, complete a brief 60-second survey. Read more

Kudos and Acknowledgements

Dawn Sweet Has Paper Published

Posted 6/10/2021 9:57:00 PM

Dawn Sweet, assistant professor in Communication and Psychology in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, recently published a paper about the relationship among mindfulness, rumination, depression, stress, anxiety, communication apprehension and willingness to communicate among veterinary medicine students. Students and practitioners of veterinary medicine experience higher rates of suicide and depression than other professions. Read more

Thousands Experience U of I Engineering Education Through Virtual and In-Person EXPO

Posted 5/28/2021 6:57:00 PM

More than 5,000 virtual users across 28 countries experienced engineering and computer science education at the University of Idaho through the 28th annual 2021 Engineering Design EXPO. Visitors were invited to engage in the event through a variety of virtual and in-person pathways. Read more

U of I in the News

Wildfire Smoke May Also Include Microbes

Posted 7/23/2021 5:05:00 PM

This story written by Angela Palmero was published in The Lewiston Tribune on July 23. Residents of the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley and surrounding cities have woken up to a haze of wildfire smoke for the last two weeks registering between “moderate” and “unhealthy” on the U.S. Air Quality Index. Wildfire smoke is made up of gases and fine particles produced when trees, vegetation and other organic materials burn. Read more

Oral History Project Focuses on Now-Absent Caribou

Posted 7/15/2021 9:09:00 PM

This story by Eli Francovich was published by The Spokesman-Review on July 15. When in 2019 Canadian biologists captured the sole surviving member of a caribou herd that still occasionally wandered into Idaho, a species disappeared from the contiguous United States. Read more

In Memoriam

Margie Schaper Remembered

Posted 6/30/2021 6:25:00 PM

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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

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University Communications and Marketing

Fax: 208-885-5841

Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

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