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Body Image Activist Amy Pence-Brown Returns to UI for Body Positive Week

Posted Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:11:00 -0800

The University of Idaho will welcome alumna and body-positive activist Amy Pence-Brown to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, as part of the university’s inaugural Body Positive Week.
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Staff Award Nominations Now Open

Posted Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:00:00 -0800

Nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence C. McBride Prize are now open and due by Friday, March 11, 2016. The Outstanding Staff Awards honor UI non-faculty staff members who are doing an outstanding job in the areas of quality of service, exceptional effort, initiative and interpersonal relations. Read more

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Retirement Open House for Gene Merrell March 10

Posted Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:53:00 -0800

The Office of Research and Economic Development would like to invite the university and community to an open house reception to celebrate the retirement of Gene Merrell, Associate Vice President for Economic Development and Director of The Office of Technology Transfer. Join us at 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the University Inn Best Western, to thank him for his years of service to the university and the surrounding communities. Light appetizers will be provided and a no-host bar. Please RSVP your attendance to Teresa at or (208) 885-4550 by Thursday, March 3, 2016. Read more


Lois Samuelson: 1928-2015

Posted Tue, 15 Dec 2015 15:00:00 -0800

Lois Elaine Boyd Samuelson passed away on Nov. 25, 2015. She was born Jan. 7, 1928, to Louis Melvin Boyd and Fawney May Myers Boyd of Larned, Kan., who were of Scots-Irish decent and proud Kansas wheat and cattle farmers. Read more


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