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U of I Students Envision the Olmsted Legacy

Posted 5/4/2022 4:57:00 PM

Olmstead envisioned an interconnected University of Idaho’s Moscow campus. And students today are carrying that legacy idea forward. Read more

St. Lukes Creates Scholarship Endowment to Aid Idaho WWAMI Students Eyeing Medical Careers in Underserved, Rural Areas

Posted 9/9/2021 6:53:00 PM

Growing up in Coeur d’Alene, Dan Cooper decided he wanted to be a medical doctor while attending Lake City High School. Read more

With a Dancing Robot and Autonomous Submarine, U of I’s Robotics Program is Settling into Its New Space

Posted 9/8/2021 10:05:00 PM

This story by Greg Mason was published in The Spokesman-Review on Sept. 7, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Experts Offer Insights About Why Fly, Wasp Populations Seem to Be Up in Idaho

Posted 8/30/2021 5:19:00 PM

This story written by John O’Connell appeared in the Idaho State Journal on Aug. 27, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Learning to Farm Better: Farmers see U of I Research in Person

Posted 8/27/2021 11:20:00 PM

Mario de Haro Marti is making compost tea, applying his brew to corn and researching the effect of different biostimulants on corn silage yield. Read more

‘We Don’t Shy Away From It’: U of I Honors 10 Years Since Katy Benoit’s Death

Posted 8/27/2021 11:17:00 PM

This story by Sydney Brown was published by The Spokesman-Review on Aug. 22, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

First Boise Flight a ‘Big Win’

Posted 8/20/2021 10:33:00 PM

This story by Anthony Kuipers was published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Aug. 19, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Return of Pullman-Moscow Bus Route?

Posted 8/17/2021 8:14:00 PM

This story by Garrett Cabeza was published by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Aug. 14, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

For Dairy Cows, Where There’s Smoke, There’s Less Milk

Posted 8/17/2021 8:11:00 PM

This story by Kylie Mohr was published by High Country News on Aug. 16, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Physician Ethics of Care Examined as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

Posted 8/16/2021 2:49:00 PM

This story by Candice Hare aired on KMVT-TV in Twin Falls on Aug. 12, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Just How Old is a Historic Colville Indian Agency Cabin? A University of Idaho Team is Studying Tree Rings to Find Out

Posted 8/6/2021 7:07:00 PM

This story written by Greg Mason was published by The Spokesman-Review on Aug. 6, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Lyme Disease Coming to Idaho? This Video Game Helps Students Analyze Spread of Ticks

Posted 8/5/2021 8:30:00 PM

This story by Sophia Charan was published by the Idaho Statesman on Aug. 4, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Expert: Housing Will Deflate, Not Burst

Posted 8/3/2021 6:45:00 PM

This story by Scott Jackson was published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Aug. 3, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

U of I Will Use Months of COVID-19 Samples to Study Variants

Posted 8/3/2021 6:43:00 PM

This story by Audrey Dutton was published in the Idaho Capital Sun on Aug. 2, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

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, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Oral History Project Focuses on Now-Absent Caribou

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

In 2019, Canadian biologists captured a caribou that still occasionally wandered into Idaho, a species disappeared from the contiguous United States. Read more

The 'Heat Dome': What It Is and What Could Happen If We Continue to See More

Posted 7/13/2021 3:37:00 PM

This story written by Scott Jackson was published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on June 30, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Idaho Geological Survey Uses 2,400 Landslide Events to Create Tool

Posted 7/7/2021 8:14:00 PM

This story by Scott Jackson appeared in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on July 3, 2021. Read more

Being Fatigued can be Deadly for Firefighters: How One U of I Professor is Trying to Help

Posted 7/6/2021 8:14:00 PM

This story by Stephanie Garibay appeared on KSAW-TV on July 6, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

University of Idaho Plans for Police Station Take Step Forward

Posted 6/29/2021 5:25:00 PM

This story by Garrett Cabeza was published by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on June 29, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

State Auctions Ag Parcels in Growing SW Idaho for Big Premium

Posted 6/22/2021 4:50:00 PM

This story by Brad Carlson appeared in the Capital Press on June 15, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Direct Flights Between Boise and Moscow-Pullman to Resume in August

Posted 6/22/2021 2:55:00 PM

Alaska Airlines and U of I announced that nonstop service between Boise and the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport is a done deal. Read more

University of Idaho Arena Benefits the Region in Multiple Ways

Posted 6/14/2021 4:43:00 PM

This story and interview by Glenn Vaagen of the Pacific Northwest Ag Network were published on June 10, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

University of Idaho Grad Becomes First Non-NASA Employee to Host NASA Tumblr Answer Time

Posted 6/8/2021 3:05:00 PM

This story by Stephanie Garibay was published by KIVI-TV on June 4. A recent grad will be the first non-NASA employee to host its Tumblr answer time. Read more

Revealing Ancient Secrets: 1,000 Years of Tree Rings in Yellowstone Show Recent Climate Warming Trend

Posted 6/2/2021 9:06:00 PM

This story by Jerry Painter appeared in the Idaho State Journal on May 31, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

U of I to Partner with Alaska Airlines on Boise Flights

Posted 6/1/2021 8:20:00 PM

This story by Kevin Richert appeared on Idaho Education News on May 27, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Wildfire Season Is Near; Here Is How It Could Impact Dairy Cattle

Posted 5/26/2021 4:25:00 PM

This story by Stephanie Garibay was published by KSAW-TV in the Magic Valley on May 19, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Building a Better World: U of I Architecture Students Designed, Constructed Improvements Outside Cafe

Posted 5/14/2021 10:52:00 PM

This story written by Garrett Cabeza was published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on May 14, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

His Studies Sparked a Fire

Posted 5/14/2021 4:28:00 PM

This story written by William Spence was published by the Lewiston Tribune on Friday, May 14, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

She’s Got That Tech Knack

Posted 5/13/2021 4:39:00 PM

This story by Devin Weeks appeared in the Coeur d’Alene Press on May 13, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

How Wildfires Motivated U of I Student to Help Prevent Them

Posted 5/13/2021 4:36:00 PM

This story by Stephanie Garibay aired by KSAW-TV in the Magic Valley on May 7, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Animal Adaptation: Is it Crayfish or Crawdad?

Posted 5/11/2021 5:02:00 PM

This video featuring Idaho Water Resources Research Institute Director Alan Kolok aired on Idaho Public Television on May 1, 2021. Read more

U of I President Optimistic About University’s Future

Posted 5/11/2021 5:00:00 PM

This story written by Scott Jackson appeared in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

U of I Law Student Hopes to Inspire Son, Young Women to Follow Their Dreams

Posted 5/3/2021 6:49:00 PM

This story written by Rachel Spacek was published in the Idaho Press in Nampa on May 1, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Western Innovator: Targeting Herbicide Resistance

Posted 4/21/2021 6:46:00 PM

This story by Carol Ryan Dumas was published in the Capital Press on April 20, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

The Arithmetic of Compassion: How Psychology, Literature Help Explain Response to Pandemic

Posted 4/16/2021 8:23:00 PM

This podcast of “Public Health on Call” hosted by Colleen Barry and produced by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health was posted on April 16. Read more

Campus Can Crushers Recycle More Than 81,500 Cans Across U of I Campus

Posted 4/16/2021 6:13:00 PM

This story by Lynsey Amundson was published by KIVI-TV in Boise on April 15, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

University of Idaho student, recognized with national scholarship, researches how susceptible animals are to COVID-19

Posted 4/13/2021 3:38:00 PM

This story written by Greg Mason was published in The Spokesman-Review on April 10, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

The Mission? Fight space germs

Posted 4/7/2021 4:32:00 PM

With the help of younger scientists, a team of chemical engineering students have designed an experiment that will be delivered to the ISS next year. Read more

How a Group of U of I Students Are Using Bandanas to Help Stop Sexual Violence Against Farmworker Women

Posted 3/31/2021 6:35:00 PM

According to Justice for Migrant Women, 80% of farmworker women surveyed in California have experienced sexual harassment while working in the fields. Read more

Companies are Shaping a Free-Form Future for Mass Timber With U of I’s ICCU Arena

Posted 3/24/2021 10:23:00 PM

This article written by Matthew Marani was published in The Architect’s Newspaper March 24, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

U of I Parma Ag Center Reaches Funding Goal for Renovation, Expansion

Posted 3/24/2021 10:21:00 PM

This article written by Brad Carlson was published in Capital Press on March 22, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Nonprofit Partners with U of I College of Law to Prevent Evictions

Posted 3/10/2021 5:12:00 PM

Despite a eviction moratorium, more than 300 evictions were filed in Ada and Canyon County courts from September to December 2020. Read more

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 by U of I by Tyler Tjomsland were published in The Spokesman-Review on Feb. 28, 2021. 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, 2021, on IdahoEdNews.org. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

A Jazzy Masterpiece

Posted 2/19/2021 10:23:00 PM

This story written by Devin Weeks was published in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Feb. 19, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

“Poised to Shine:” Johanna Kalb Hired as University of Idaho College of Law’s New Dean

Posted 2/19/2021 10:19:00 PM

This story written by Greg Mason was published in The Spokesman-Review Feb. 19, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Ready for the Real Thing: U of I Students Practice the Art of the Injection at Vaccination Training

Posted 2/11/2021 7:34:00 PM

In a clinical training for medical, nursing and athletic training students, participants were unusually enthusiastic about stabbing partners in the arm. Read more

U of I Celebrates 132nd Anniversary as Gem State’s Only Land-Grant University

Posted 2/2/2021 4:26:00 PM

This video and story by Brian Holmes of KTVB-TV in Boise published on Jan. 29. Jan. 30 marked the 132nd anniversary of the U of I's establishment. Read more

U of I Stock Market Expert, Students Give Insight on Wild Rise of GameStop’s Stocks

Posted 2/1/2021 8:03:00 PM

This story produced by Joe Parris was aired by KTVB-7 in Boise on Jan. 28. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

A Helping Hand for College Students with Autism

Posted 1/26/2021 9:18:00 PM

This story written by Lex Van Horn was published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Jan. 23, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

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, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Idaho Moose Research Shows Potential Causes of Recent Declines

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

U of I scientists in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are exploring why some Idaho moose populations are on the decline. Read more

Asylum Seeker Reunited with Family from Efforts of U of I Immigration Law Clinic

Posted 1/4/2021 5:21:00 PM

This article written by Rachel Spacek appeared in the Idaho Press on Dec. 25, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Wildfire Smoke May Spread Infectious Disease

Posted 12/23/2020 9:47:00 PM

This article written by Matt McGrath appeared in BBC News on Dec. 17, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Watch for the ‘Christmas Star’ Starting Next Week

Posted 12/17/2020 10:15:00 PM

Star-gazers can catch the “Christmas star” or “Great Conjunction of 2020” as early as Wednesday or Thursday before the main event on Monday, Dec. 21. Read more

How the COVID-19 Vaccine was Created so Quickly

Posted 12/15/2020 7:26:00 PM

This story by Stephanie Garibay appeared on KIVI-TV on Dec. 14, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Right Hire, Right Time

Posted 12/10/2020 7:19:00 PM

This article written by Scott Jackson appeared in the Moscow-Pullman Daily news Dec. 9, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

1918 Diary of Idaho Student Paints Picture of Life in the Last Pandemic

Posted 12/3/2020 7:44:00 PM

This story by Molly Wampler was published by Boise State Public Radio on Nov. 30, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

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, 2020. 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. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Beyond Awareness: Panel explores ways to help missing and murdered indigenous people

Posted 11/11/2020 10:19:00 PM

This article written by Madison Hardy was published in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Nov. 11, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

From Ohio to Iowa to Idaho New University Partnerships Bolster Finances and Sustainability

Posted 11/5/2020 12:42:00 AM

This story was written by Allan Marks and published in Forbes on Nov. 3, 2020. The latest public university to embrace the P3 trend is the U of I. Read more

U of I Law Students Step Up to Work the Polls For Election 2020

Posted 11/2/2020 11:10:00 PM

This story was produced by Frankie Barnhill, reporter for Boise State Public Radio, and was published Nov. 2, 2020. Read more

Strong FY20 Financial Results Show U of I on the Path to Financial Sustainability

Posted 10/27/2020 10:45:00 PM

This guest column written by University of Idaho President Scott Green was published by the Idaho Press in Nampa on Oct. 28, 2020. Read more

U of I’s New ICCU Arena: A Mass Timber ‘Barn-Raising’

Posted 10/26/2020 9:36:00 PM

This story was written by Sholeh Patrick and published on Oct. 7, 2020, by the Coeur d’Alene Press. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

University of Idaho Marching Band Gets Creative Amid COVID-19

Posted 10/16/2020 9:35:00 PM

This story and video were produced by Taylor Viydo and published on Oct. 12, 2020, by KREM2. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Bay Watchers Keep an Eye on Coeur d’Alene Lake

Posted 8/27/2020 10:40:00 PM

This story was written by the Our Gem Collaborative team for the CDA Press Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Citizens watch and record Coeur d’Alene Lake for changes. Read more

Coping With Change — With A Trial Run

Posted 5/1/2020 5:10:00 PM

This article by Tony Murillo and published in Lewiston Tribune, May 1, 2020: Hunkering down from the coronavirus has been tough for most students. Read more

Grocery Store Workers Feel Customer Tension During Pandemic

Posted 4/27/2020 5:18:00 PM

My grocery store merchandiser job, which pays for my U of I tuition, is crucial to keeping people going during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Answering the Call by Covering the Pandemic

Posted 4/25/2020 4:03:00 PM

This article was written by Brianna Finnegan and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 25, 2020: I wake to another Idaho coronavirus case. Read more

Anxiety, Depression Worsened by Lack of Social Interaction

Posted 4/22/2020 4:18:00 PM

The isolation that many countries have imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus has been hard on those like me with mental health issues. Read more

Virus Dashes Top-Flight Job Opportunities

Posted 4/22/2020 4:03:00 PM

This article was written by Brian Healy and published in Ravalli Republic, April 22, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Virus Requires a Pivot on the Job Front

Posted 4/22/2020 4:03:00 PM

When COVID-19 hammered my delivery-job income by slashing demand for letters and parcels, I switched to delivering takeout restaurant food. Read more

Raised in The Big City, I Thought I’d Seen It All

Posted 4/20/2020 4:59:00 PM

This article was written by Leo Tamba and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 20, 2020 and the Coeur d’Alene Press, May 1, 2020, Read more

Tale of Two Airports Leaves Lasting Impression

Posted 4/20/2020 4:03:00 PM

I learned in the first few days after Idaho confirmed it had coronavirus what a difference a few days and a different country can make in airport scenes. Read more

Life Lessons: Davies Family Faces Scheduling Challenge

Posted 4/17/2020 5:04:00 PM

This article was written by Nataly Davies and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 17, 2020 and the The Argonaut, April 17, 2020. Read more

Remembering My Last Normal Day: The Day of the Play

Posted 4/15/2020 4:42:00 PM

This article was written by Jessica Megis and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 15, 2020 and the Coeur d’Alene Press, April 20, 2020. Read more

International Students Hit Hard By Virus

Posted 4/14/2020 5:01:00 PM

This article was written by Naga Pruidhvi and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 14, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Born with Asthma, Scared Every Day What Catching Virus Could Mean

Posted 4/13/2020 4:55:00 PM

I am more concerned about coronavirus than most university students because I was born with asthma, and the virus attacks the lungs. Read more

Three Adults at Home; Two Without Incomes Because of Outbreak

Posted 4/13/2020 4:42:00 PM

Before the coronavirus, I covered my U of I living expenses with a job that I loved and obtained creative satisfaction from – eyelash extension artist. Read more

‘We Couldn’t Relax in Palm Springs’

Posted 4/11/2020 5:10:00 PM

The hazmat gear that San Francisco International Airport employees had cocooned into was making an unmistakable statement about the danger of COVID-19. Read more

Virus Dashed Multiple Career Opportunities

Posted 4/11/2020 5:10:00 PM

As I sat on my bed in my parents’ home in Boise, I fielded a traumatic call from my best friend, who was studying in Lyon, France, for the school year. Read more

Phone Calls of Concern Recalled

Posted 4/11/2020 5:10:00 PM

As news surfaced about universities going online and shutting down because of COVID-19, parents of U of I students started becoming concerned. Read more

Virus Puts Sports Writing on Hold, Leads to Construction Gig

Posted 4/11/2020 4:00:00 PM

When COVID-19 forced online classes at U of I, I moved back to my parents’ home in Boise, where I’ve pitched in with my father’s tile-laying business. Read more

Virus Dashed Dreams of Germany, but New Doors Opened

Posted 4/11/2020 3:55:00 PM

This article was written by Anteia McCollum and published in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 11, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

UI developing gear for health care workers

Posted 4/4/2020 3:17:00 PM

U of I departments have produced personal protective equipment for health care workers facing gear shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Prof offers some ways to stop spread of misinformation

Posted 3/24/2020 11:10:00 PM

This article was written by Justyna Tomtas and published in The Lewiston Tribune on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

Grandiose plans offered for future of Lewiston’s Bollinger Center

Posted 2/20/2020 5:43:00 PM

This article was written by Joel Mills and published in The Lewiston Tribune on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

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