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2024 Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest Commemorative Poster Unveiling on Oct. 4

Posted 9/28/2023 10:23:00 PM

The University of Idaho invites the public to attend the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Commemorative Art Unveiling reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4. Read more

Author Florence Williams to Deliver Common Read Keynote Address Oct. 17

Posted 9/26/2023 6:23:00 PM

Florence Williams, the author of this year’s University of Idaho Common Read selection, “The Nature Fix,” will give a keynote address at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Read more

Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Welcomes its Fourth Cohort

Posted 9/26/2023 5:09:00 PM

By welcoming its fourth cohort, the Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship is expanding its impact and advancing Idaho’s science-policy ecosystem. Read more

Challenges to Liberal Democracy on Global Scale Is Topic of 2023 Borah Symposium

Posted 9/25/2023 10:00:00 PM

UIdaho's 2023 Borah Symposium will discuss the “The Future of International Cooperation.” Read more

Five U of I students included in new Chobani Scholars cohort

Posted 9/20/2023 8:09:00 PM

The Chobani Scholars program has awarded $100,000 to five Magic Valley area students who are poised to make meaningful contributions to agriculture. Read more

U of I Students Work with Bolivian Families to Improve Sanitation in Community

Posted 9/13/2023 9:00:00 PM

University of Idaho College of Engineering students recently helped Bolivian families improve sanitation in their community as part of an overseas humanitarian effort funded by Idaho donors. Read more

U of I Presents ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ for World Suicide Awareness Day

Posted 8/31/2023 4:30:00 PM

U of I Theatre Arts department presents "Every Brilliant Thing," a play highlighting World Suicide Awareness Day. Read more

Anime and Manga Highlighted in Moscow

Posted 8/22/2023 10:37:00 PM

U of I hosts free manga exhibits and anime screenings. Read more

U of I Holding Open Theatre Auditions for Fall Season

Posted 8/21/2023 9:34:00 PM

U of I Theatre Arts department announces open auditions for the Fall 2023 theatre season and provides information about the process Read more

ECHO Idaho Launches New Online Training for School-Based Professionals

Posted 8/21/2023 7:12:00 PM

University of Idaho's ECHO Idaho, through WWAMI Medical Education, launches free, online K-12 education training series. Read more

U of I Research Team Identifies Polar Bears Using DNA Found in Paw Prints

Posted 8/17/2023 11:00:00 PM

University of Idaho wildlife genetics experts use DNA from paw prints to identify polar bears, a unique, non-invasive way to identify the animals. Read more

U of I Offers Idaho’s First Robotics Certificates with Industrial Focus

Posted 8/15/2023 9:05:00 PM

To address labor shortages in robotics manufacturing, the University of Idaho is offering Idaho’s first industrial robotics certificates. Read more

U of I Theatre Arts Announces 2023-24 Season

Posted 8/15/2023 9:05:00 PM

U of I Theatre Arts department announces Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 theatre season and provides information about ticket sales. Read more

U of I-Led Project Receives $6 Million to Study Rural Perception of Climate Change

Posted 8/7/2023 9:04:00 PM

University of Idaho will lead a $6 million project to investigate how people in rural communities perceive and adapt to climate change. Read more

$57.5 Million in Gifts Continues Giving Momentum at U of I

Posted 7/31/2023 8:00:00 PM

Opportunities for students abound after three years of record-breaking fundraising at the University of Idaho. Read more

U of I, CWI Partner to Offer Eight-Week ‘Jump Start’ Classes This Fall

Posted 7/28/2023 5:32:00 PM

Jump Start is a partnership between U of I and College of Western Idaho to increase access to college-level programs and promote student success. Read more

Idaho Repertory Theatre Presents Romantic Drama, ‘Constellations’

Posted 7/26/2023 4:43:00 PM

Idaho Repertory Theatre, the professional summer theatre in residence at University of Idaho, presents the romantic drama “Constellations” by Nick Payne. Read more

Spring 2023 Idaho Graduates Announced

Posted 7/12/2023 10:39:00 PM

University of Idaho releases the list of graduates from Spring 2023 Commencement, a total of 1,566 degrees were awarded to 1,457 students. Read more

Demolition of King Road House Paused Until October

Posted 7/12/2023 9:39:00 PM

The University of Idaho will delay until October the demolition of the King Street house in which four of its students were killed in November. Read more

U of I Plans Annual Arboretum Free Concert for Monday, July 10

Posted 6/30/2023 4:30:00 PM

The University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden will host a free annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers on Monday, July 10. Read more

Pilates Instructor Courses Open for Registration

Posted 6/27/2023 3:00:00 PM

Registration is open for classes in the Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Pilates Teacher Trainings Program this summer at University of Idaho. Read more

Jazz Fest Winners Earn Scholarships from Avista Foundation

Posted 6/22/2023 4:00:00 PM

Four Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival contestants received scholarships to University of Idaho from the Avista Foundation for outstanding performances. Read more

P1FCU Sponsors Kibbie Dome and Financial Literacy Program

Posted 6/20/2023 3:53:00 PM

The Northwest-based credit union is slated to take the naming sponsorship of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center on University of Idaho’s Moscow campus. Read more

Registration Open for Forest Owners Field Day on Saturday

Posted 6/13/2023 10:21:00 PM

The event, co-hosted by the University of Idaho’s Experimental Forest in Troy, will offer lessons about forestry, land management, fire prevention and more Read more

Idaho Releases Spring Semester Dean’s List

Posted 6/13/2023 10:21:00 PM

More than 2,700 University of Idaho students qualified for the Dean’s List in Spring 2023, earning at least a 3.5 GPA over 12 graded credits Read more

Musical “My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend” Presented by Idaho Repertory Theatre

Posted 6/12/2023 9:01:00 PM

Idaho Repertory Theatre (IRT), the professional theatre in residence at University of Idaho, presents its first show of the summer season. Read more

Screen on the Green’s Schedule Announced

Posted 6/6/2023 5:05:00 PM

The series of family-friendly outdoor movies show at dusk on Thursdays, starting June 8, on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. Read more

Registration Open for Free STEM Food Science Summer Camp for Idaho High Schoolers

Posted 6/1/2023 10:20:00 PM

University of Idaho, for a second year, is hosting a free food science camp for Idaho high schoolers called Pizza-ology. Read more

K-12 Students Can Enroll in McCall Outdoor School

Posted 5/24/2023 11:00:00 PM

McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) at Ponderosa State Park in McCall is open for registration for the 2023-2024 season. Read more

U of I Given Go Ahead to Create Not-For-Profit to Acquire Online University

Posted 5/18/2023 9:22:00 PM

The Idaho State Board of Education approved the creation of a not-for-profit entity that will acquire the operations of the University of Phoenix. Read more

U of I Begins Construction on the Nation’s Largest Research Dairy

Posted 5/12/2023 11:00:00 PM

Excavation crews are laying the groundwork on farmland for the University of Idaho-led Idaho CAFE, which will include the nation’s largest research dairy. Read more

Nearly 2,300 Vandals to Graduate in Ceremonies Statewide

Posted 5/10/2023 5:01:00 PM

Vandals statewide will receive degrees at U of I’s Spring Commencement ceremonies, with winter 2022 graduates invited to join the Spring 2023 graduates. Read more

Idaho Awarded $20 Million to Study Future Energy and Water Use in State

Posted 5/8/2023 6:40:00 PM

Idaho researchers will receive $24 million for research on the impact of changes in climate, population and technology on energy and water use. Read more

University of Idaho Celebrates 30 Years of Engineering Innovation on Friday

Posted 4/25/2023 9:30:00 PM

University of Idaho engineering and computer science students will display how they solve real-world problems during the Engineering Design EXPO. Read more

Idaho Forest Products Commission to Give Away 20K U of I-Grown Tree Seedlings Statewide

Posted 4/25/2023 4:23:00 PM

For Arbor Day, The Idaho Forest Products Commission will donate Idaho-native tree seedlings from University of Idaho’s Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery. Read more

Idaho Cyber Range Day to Showcase Impact of State’s $1M Investment in Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Education

Posted 4/24/2023 9:31:00 PM

University of Idaho is partnering with Idaho higher education institutions for Idaho Cyber Range Day on Friday, April 28. Read more

Stanford Researcher to Present on U.S.-Korea Relations at Boise U of I Event

Posted 4/24/2023 4:58:00 PM

Stanford University Professor Gi-Wook Shin will speak April 27 in the Idaho Water Center in downtown Boise at University of Idaho. Read more

Shakespeare’s #MeToo Play ‘Measure for Measure’ Staged at University of Idaho

Posted 4/21/2023 6:42:00 PM

Shakespeare’s play “ Measure for Measure ” will be performed Friday-Sunday, April 28-May 7, 2023, at University of Idaho’s Hartung Theater. Read more

Over 2,000 Students to Perform in Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest

Posted 4/19/2023 4:57:00 PM

Over 2,000 students along with educators, parents and jazz lovers will be in Moscow this week for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at University of Idaho. Read more

Micron, U of I Partner in Microelectronics Workforce Development Education Programs

Posted 4/18/2023 6:15:00 PM

In support of the CHIPS and Science Act, research funds for University of Idaho's lab comes through a $1 million gift from the Micron Technology Foundation. Read more

U of I’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Presents Four Nights of Swinging Music

Posted 4/13/2023 10:26:00 PM

University of Idaho's 56th annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will feature performances from budding musicians and award-winning professionals April 19-22. Read more

Celebrate Sustainability at U of I’s Earth Jam

Posted 4/12/2023 6:24:00 PM

The second annual festival-style event celebrates Earth Day at 11 a.m. April 18 in the Idaho State Union Building Plaza. Read more

U of I Selects ‘The Nature Fix’ for 2023-24 Common Read

Posted 4/10/2023 10:58:00 PM

University of Idaho’s Common Read pick is Outside magazine contributing editor Florence Williams' “The Nature Fix." Read more

9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Arguments at U of I College of Law

Posted 3/23/2023 3:00:00 PM

Two University of Idaho students, representing an Immigration Clinic client, will argue in front of federal judges next week in Moscow. Read more

Smoke Exposure Linked to Smaller, Misshapen Potatoes, According to U of I, BSU Study

Posted 3/21/2023 5:15:00 PM

Potato plants exposed to extreme smoke produced lower marketable yields than smoke-free plants, initial data from University of Idaho and BSU study finds. Read more

Cool Runnings Athlete to Speak on Campus This Week

Posted 3/20/2023 9:10:00 PM

Former Olympic athlete on the Cool Runnings Jamaican bobsleigh team and Vandal, Chris Stokes, will present at University of Idaho’s Moscow campus this week. Read more

DancersDrummersDreamers Takes the Stage Next Week

Posted 3/17/2023 10:22:00 PM

The student-led dance and music production is described as a modern vaudeville show, with music, dance, song and slapstick comedy. Read more

Ethics Symposium Speaker to Challenge Media Misinformation

Posted 3/14/2023 10:07:00 PM

PolitiFact Managing Editor Katie Sanders is the keynote speaker for University of Idaho’s annual media ethics symposium at 4 p.m. Monday, March 27. Read more

Lewiston High School Students Participating in UI Extension Program Discover New Aquatic Invader

Posted 3/9/2023 4:43:00 PM

Their discovery through IDAH20, a University of Idaho Extension citizens’ science program, was published in a paper online this week. Read more

Africana Studies Hosts ‘Black Joy’ Author Next Week

Posted 2/23/2023 10:48:00 PM

Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts, the author of “Black Joy: Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration,” will speak at a University of Idaho online lecture. Read more

‘Imaginary Invalid’ Shows Next Month at Hartung Theater

Posted 2/22/2023 10:54:00 PM

The classic comedy, “The Imaginary Invalid,” by legendary French writer Molière, opens March 3 for six performances at University of Idaho Read more

U of I, ISU Basketball Tradition Rekindled in Battle for King Spud

Posted 2/22/2023 4:25:00 PM

King Spud, designed in 1962 to crown the rivalry, mysteriously disappeared after the 1979 season. But 30 years later, the tradition is sprouting again. Read more

Cruise the World Open to Public

Posted 2/21/2023 9:17:00 PM

University of Idaho international students and employees will showcase the culture, food and music of over 20 countries during the 25th Cruise the World. Read more

Fall 2022 Idaho Graduates Announced

Posted 2/13/2023 9:19:00 PM

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Cybersecurity Scholarships Benefit U of I Students Locking in Positions with Federal Agencies

Posted 2/6/2023 6:50:00 PM

All 10 University of Idaho College of Engineering students in a federal cybersecurity scholarship are headed to top jobs. Read more

Idaho Releases Fall Semester Dean’s List

Posted 2/1/2023 9:45:00 PM

A total of 2,787 students qualified for the University of Idaho’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2022 semester, which ended Dec. 16. Read more

U.N. Human Rights Leader to Speak at University of Idaho

Posted 1/30/2023 11:38:00 PM

Former U.N. human rights leader Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan will deliver the keynote speech next month for University of Idaho’s 75th Borah Symposium Read more

Spring 2023 Undergraduate Enrollment Rises 3.5%

Posted 1/27/2023 4:41:00 PM

Spring enrollment at University of Idaho is up. Undergraduate enrollment increased 3.5% to 6,505 over Spring 2022. Overall, enrollment is up 2.1% to 9,375. Read more

Gay Rodeo Spotlighted in One-Night-Only Event

Posted 1/10/2023 9:03:00 PM

University of Idaho is hosting a one-night presentation on Gay Rodeo’s past and present influence at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Moscow Contemporary. Read more

Music Executive to Speak on the Intersection of Music, Race and Family

Posted 1/9/2023 8:00:00 PM

Music executive and author Nabil Ayers will speak at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, in University of Idaho's Forge Theatre. The event is free. Read more

Falcon Supercomputer Now Available to U of I Researchers

Posted 12/15/2022 11:42:00 PM

University of Idaho researchers can access a super computer offering more than 10 times the processing power of any academic cluster in the region Read more

U of I to Graduate Over 550 Students Saturday

Posted 12/8/2022 12:13:00 AM

University of Idaho will award an Honorary Doctor of Education to Kevin D. Satterlee, the 13th president of Idaho State University Read more

Annual Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert Is Thursday at ICCU Arena

Posted 12/5/2022 9:13:00 PM

Listen as hundreds of area high school singers join University of Idaho Lionel Hamptom School of Music students and faculty Read more

University of Idaho to Join Moscow Police Press Conference

Posted 11/16/2022 9:30:00 PM

University of Idaho will join a press conference led by the City of Moscow Police Department at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time today, Nov. 16. Read more

Four Students Killed in Alleged Homicide Identified

Posted 11/14/2022 7:41:00 PM

Law enforcement has released the names of four University of Idaho students found dead Sunday in an off-campus apartment in a suspected homicide. Read more

One Night ‘Cry Havoc!’ Show Explores the Neurosis of War Through Shakespeare

Posted 11/2/2022 4:05:00 PM

Using Shakespeare’s timeless words, and a few of his own, award-winning actor and veteran Stephan Wolfert leads an interactive journey in “Cry Havoc!” Read more

U of I Students Earn $37,000 to Bring Innovative Cybersecurity, Homebuilding Products to Market

Posted 11/1/2022 4:46:00 PM

University of Idaho students won a total of $37,000 in Idaho’s largest entrepreneurial competition, Boise Entrepreneur Week. Read more

Political Partisanship, Party Loyalty Shape Beliefs of 2016 Election Interference, U of I Study Shows

Posted 10/26/2022 7:58:00 PM

Partisanship influences how much voters believe Russian influence helped sway the 2016 presidential election, new University of Idaho research finds. Read more

Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment Translated to Spanish

Posted 10/26/2022 12:06:00 AM

The nonpartisan, science-based assessment is meant to help Idaho business leaders, policy makers and Idahoans plan for a resilient state economy. Read more

U of I Project to Advance Native American STEM Instruction and Education

Posted 10/20/2022 3:36:00 PM

University of Idaho will develop STEM education activities for all public school levels as part of a six-state research alliance Read more

Idaho Virtual Health Care Education Resource Celebrates 500 Sessions

Posted 10/19/2022 9:02:00 PM

Project ECHO Idaho, supported by Idaho WWAMI, has educated 3,542 health care workers since 2018, the vast majority of which live or work in Idaho. Read more

Public Invited to Sample Unique Apple Varieties at U of I’s Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center

Posted 10/18/2022 6:32:00 PM

University of Idaho’s Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center will offer the public a smorgasbord of heirloom apple varieties to sample Read more

U of I Scientist Becomes Idaho’s First National Academy of Medicine Inductee

Posted 10/18/2022 6:20:00 PM

University of Idaho researcher Michelle McGuire was elected for her continual work in maternal and infant nutrition. Read more

Largest Freshman Class in History Contributes to Higher Enrollment

Posted 10/18/2022 12:01:00 AM

The freshman class at University of Idaho is the largest in recorded history — up 17.8% — and contributes to a 1.8% total increase in enrollment. Read more

Letting Farmland Recover May Let Air Quality Recover, U of I-Led Study Finds

Posted 10/13/2022 11:23:00 PM

A USDA program promoting sustainable agricultural practices to improve habitat may improve air quality, according to new University of Idaho research Read more

Provocative Musical ‘Cabaret’ at Hartung Theatre for Six Shows

Posted 10/12/2022 3:26:00 PM

The provocative musical “Cabaret” will play in six showings starting Friday, Oct. 28, on the University of Idaho’s Fagerbakke Stage in the Hartung Theatre. Read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: Economic Sustainability Workshop at U of I This Week

Posted 10/10/2022 8:15:00 PM

Columbia River Basin stakeholders will meet at University of Idaho to help develop local economies based on climate-smart products and land management. Read more

Fourth Class of Chobani Scholars Earn $20K in Scholarships

Posted 10/10/2022 4:00:00 PM

Four Magic Valley students newly enrolled in University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences received the scholarships Read more

Local Tribal Media Personality to Deliver Indigenous People’s Day Keynote

Posted 10/7/2022 4:00:00 PM

Daniel Spaulding, a media personality and member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, will speak to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day at University of Idaho. Read more

Largest Grant in U of I History to Incentivize Climate-Smart Agriculture

Posted 10/5/2022 3:03:00 PM

The five-year grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is twice as large as any prior U of I grant, stimulating the state’s economy by paying more than half of the funds directly to Idaho agricultural producers. Read more

Feminist, Race Scholar Ijeoma Oluo to Deliver Keynote for U of I Women’s Center’s 50th Anniversary

Posted 9/29/2022 4:13:00 PM

Speaker Ijeoma Oluo wrote the No. 1 New York Times bestseller, “So You Want to Talk About Race,” selected as U of I’s Common Read for 2022-23. Read more

No, That’s Not a Giant Hornet: U of I Entomologists Educate Community After False Sightings

Posted 9/28/2022 4:22:00 PM

University of Idaho entomologists who run Idaho Insect Identification responded to false sightings of northern giant hornets, once called murder hornets. Read more

Idaho Water Center Debuts New U of I Window Wrap

Posted 9/27/2022 4:45:00 PM

The window wrap honors the downtown Boise building’s legacy as a water research, housing multiple agencies and complex equipment Read more

Sacajawea Model, Scholar to Speak at U of I Sculpture Dedication

Posted 9/27/2022 4:06:00 PM

Shoshone-Bannock Tribe member Randy’L Teton, model for the Sacajawea dollar coin, will speak as University of Idaho dedicates a statute modeled after her. Read more

Vandal Alum, Campus Leader to Grand Marshall 2022 Homecoming Parade at U of I

Posted 9/22/2022 5:44:00 PM

A Vandal alum and longtime campus leader critical to establishing women’s athletics at University of Idaho will lead the 2022 Homecoming Parade. Read more

University of Idaho CAFE Project Reaches Major Milestone, Land Board Approves $23 Million for Land and Dairy Infrastructure

Posted 9/20/2022 11:30:00 PM

The approval by the Idaho Board of Land Commissioners allows the U of I project to buy 638 acres of farmland north of Rupert in southcentral Idaho. Read more

Two New Plays Showing in Free Staged Readings by U of I Theatre Department

Posted 9/19/2022 4:30:00 PM

Both plays, part of the First Bite New Play Development Series, will be on Zoom and are directed by University of Idaho MFA theatre distance students. Read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: Idaho WWAMI Building Dedication Ceremony

Posted 9/16/2022 3:21:00 PM

The Idaho WWAMI Medical Education building at University of Idaho will honor the Huckabay Family, who established the largest endowment in U of I’s history Read more

Diplomats to Present on Human Rights at U of I’s 75th Borah Symposium

Posted 9/13/2022 4:18:00 PM

The University of Idaho event brings domestic and global leaders to campus in late September, including a United Nations human rights leader Read more

Wildfire Smoke’s Influence on Potato Crops Under Study

Posted 9/12/2022 6:24:00 PM

A study by Boise State University and University of Idaho probes how wildfire smoke affects potatoes and seeks to find smoke-resilient potato varieties. Read more

Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Posted 9/8/2022 6:13:00 PM

The University of Idaho school, named after Margaret Ritchie, is hosting a series of educational and community events next week. Read more

Month of Safety, Suicide Awareness Event Starts at U of I

Posted 9/7/2022 4:35:00 PM

The free events provide resources on digital safety, bystander intervention tactics and community-wide safety culture. Read more

New Sign to Highlight U of I-ISU Shared Campus in Idaho Falls

Posted 9/7/2022 4:09:00 PM

The U of I-Idaho State partnership, formalized in the mid 1990s, allows students to earn full four-year degrees and more in one location. Read more

Hiroshima Survivor Keynote at “Remembering Hiroshima” Event

Posted 9/1/2022 3:00:00 PM

Hiroshima survivor, author and activist Keiko Ogura is the keynote of a four-day University of Idaho event on the implications of atomic warfare. Read more

New University of Idaho Robotics Center to Connect Statewide Training Facilities, Fill Labor Gap

Posted 8/25/2022 11:00:00 PM

The center bridges U of I’s growing lab network through video teleconferencing and broader courses, expanding education and research opportunities. Read more

Book Nominations Sought for U of I’s 2023-24 Common Read

Posted 8/24/2022 9:43:00 PM

The suggestions will guide the selection of a single book for the event that seeks to create a common discussion between students and employees Read more


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