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Women’s Center Awarded Nearly $300,000 for Violence Prevention

Posted 1/19/2021 7:54:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 19, 2021 — The University of Idaho Women’s Center received the continuation of a $299,944 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to fund the Campus Violence Prevention Project. Read more

Auditorium Chamber Music Series Offers Spring Events

Posted 1/15/2021 7:12:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 15, 2021 — The University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series (ACMS) will present events this spring featuring world-renowned artists St. Lawrence String Quartet and Chanticleer. Read more

Confluence Lab, Partners Address Pacific NW Justice Issues with $4.5 Million Grant

Posted 1/14/2021 10:02:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 14, 2021 — The University of Idaho Confluence Lab, University of Oregon and Whitman College were awarded a three-year $4.52 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch the Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute (PNJFI) that will address racial and climate justice issues. Read more

Faculty and Staff

VandalStar Expands Online Referral Options to Help Students

Posted 1/15/2021 7:56:00 PM

Faculty and staff now have six ways to connect students in a timely and virtual way to free campus resources and services. This is by using the VandalStar referral feature. The six programs onboard and ready to serve students using this online referral system are: Academic Tutoring, Academic Coaching, Pre-Health Professions, Career Services, BEAMS and Student Support Services-TRIO. Read more

Learn About Communicating Your Policy Analysis; Register by Jan. 25

Posted 1/12/2021 10:06:00 PM

Individuals interested in science policy are invited to participate in a two-part Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship professional development seminar on “Communicating Your Policy Analysis.” This interactive workshop will take place over two 1.5-hour sessions beginning from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. In this session, learn how to develop a policy elevator pitch and a policy brief. Read more

COVID-19 Relief Money Coming for Spring 2021 Students

Posted 1/12/2021 10:02:00 PM

Students enrolled in the Spring 2021 semester will receive money from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to help provide relief for COVID-19-related costs. While the details and timeline for the release of the funds is still being determined, eligible students can expect to see funds released in a similar manner as last spring. Read more

JAMM’s Dane Claussen Is Nominated for VP of International Scholars Organization

Posted 1/13/2021 10:44:00 PM

Dane S. Claussen, lecturer of strategic communications in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, is one of two official nominees for vice president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). AEJMC, with 4,000 members in 80 countries, is the primary U.S.-based professional organization for faculty and graduate students in journalism (on all platforms), mass communication, media studies, public relations, advertising and photojournalism. Read more

U of I Professor’s Paper on Research Tools Selected as Best of 2020 by Geoscience Group

Posted 1/12/2021 10:10:00 PM

Jason W. Karl, a professor in the College of Natural Resources, was awarded the 2020 Best Paper Award for a paper published in the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. Read more

U of I in the News

New U of I Degree Program Works to Fill Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

Posted 1/13/2021 12:44:00 AM

This story was produced by Doug Nadvornick of Spokane Public Radio and published on Jan. 10. Russia’s recent hack of United States government agencies and private companies has brought the spotlight back to America’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities. It also brought a spotlight to the reality that the U.S. doesn’t have nearly enough qualified people who work in the cybersecurity field. The University of Idaho is working to fill the demand with a new bachelor’s degree program. Read more

Idaho Moose Research Shows Potential Causes of Recent Declines

Posted 1/7/2021 6:03:00 PM

University of Idaho scientists in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game — which manages the state’s Shiras moose and sets hunting regulations — are exploring why some Idaho moose populations are on the decline. Read more

In Memoriam

Moriah Lenhart-Wees

Posted 12/10/2020 11:54:00 PM

Moriah Lenhart-Wees passed away Dec. 9 in Boise. Moriah was a programming and advising specialist for the University of Idaho Confucius Institute and College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences from August 2016 to January 2019. While working for the Confucius Institute in Boise, she welcomed and embraced Chinese instructors, took them around Boise, introduced them to their new co-workers and promoted their cooking, language and culture classes. Read more

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

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University Communications and Marketing

Phone: 208-885-6291

Fax: 208-885-5841

Email: uinews@uidaho.edu

Web: Communications and Marketing

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