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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

Idaho’s Demographics Changing at Unprecedented Rates, U of I Analysis Finds

Posted 8/18/2022 3:45:00 PM

Professor Jaap Vos will present about his findings as opening speaker at the Idaho Smart Growth Summit on Sept. 1 in Boise. Read more

U of I Presents “Every Brilliant Thing” for World Suicide Awareness Day

Posted 8/17/2022 4:00:00 PM

The life-affirming play will be followed by a question-and-answer session featuring U of I Recreation and Wellbeing and the Counseling and Testing Center. Read more

U.S. Solicitor General to Speak at Annual Bellwood Lecture

Posted 8/16/2022 5:36:00 PM

The official, born and raised in Boise, will present twice for U of I’s largest endowed lecture series in Boise and Moscow in early September Read more

U of I Theatre Arts Announces 2022-23 Theatre Season

Posted 8/10/2022 5:32:00 PM

The U of I Department of Theatre Arts covers new and classical theatrical ground, offering something for everyone. Read more

University of Idaho Donors Break Annual Fundraising Records, Give $64M

Posted 8/3/2022 5:25:00 PM

The money will fund student scholarships, student success programs, faculty, research activities, facilities and programs across University of Idaho. Read more

EXPERTS AVAILABLE: U of I Experts Available to Discuss Fire Topics

Posted 8/2/2022 5:41:00 PM

University of Idaho faculty members are available to speak to the media about wildfires, firefighting and public policy. Read more

Researchers Designing Rugged Virtual Fence Tech for Sustainable Animal Management

Posted 7/28/2022 3:00:00 PM

The project, spurred by newly awarded federal funding, seeks to build a virtual fence system that allows for more sustainable animal management Read more

U of I Team Partners with Tribal Nations to Integrate Indigenous Knowledge in STEM Teachings

Posted 7/27/2022 6:18:00 PM

Teachers in ancestral tribal homelands will work with tribal leadership, University of Idaho to incorporate Indigenous knowledge in STEM K-12 curriculum Read more

Lionel Hampton School of Music to Host Fundraising Gala

Posted 7/27/2022 6:05:00 PM

The first-ever U of I Lionel Hampton Scool of Music Gala at The Barn at Mader Farm will feature student and guest performances. Read more

Spring 2022 Idaho Graduates Announced

Posted 7/26/2022 7:05:00 PM

More than 1,400 students received roughly 1,600 degrees at ceremonies held in Moscow, Boise and Idaho Falls. View lists for local graduates Read more

IRT Summer Drama Camp Presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Posted 7/21/2022 11:20:00 PM

The production will feature over 30 children who participated in the two-week drama camp. The camp was not held for two years due to the pandemic. Read more

Trust Linked to COVID-19 Precaution Uptake, U of I Study Finds

Posted 7/20/2022 3:51:00 PM

An interdisciplinary group of U of I researchers say building trust in public health authorities is key to managing the next pandemic. Read more

Andrew Fields Named New CEO of U of I Coeur d’Alene

Posted 7/13/2022 10:04:00 PM

Fields, who has eight years of experience in branch campus management, will oversee university programs across Idaho’s five northern counties. Read more

Annual Arboretum Concert Planned for Monday

Posted 7/7/2022 5:40:00 PM

"Summer Breezes and Sweet Sounds,” the annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers, will be held Monday, July 11. Read more

U of I Earns $4.46M Toward Cybersecurity Student Training Scholarships

Posted 7/6/2022 5:34:00 PM

The funds stem from a federal program, the NSF’s Cybercorps Scholarship for Service Program, that has long supported Idaho cybersecurity education. Read more

Idaho WWAMI Faculty Member Named Women of the Year Honoree

Posted 6/29/2022 10:06:00 PM

Lynda Freeman, clinical associate professor for the WWAMI Medical School at University of Idaho, was honored by the Idaho Business Review. Read more

Coeur d’Alene Faculty Member Named 2022 Women of the Year Honoree

Posted 6/29/2022 9:46:00 PM

University of Idaho Professor Julie Amador has earned a spot as a 2022 Women of the Year honoree by the Idaho Business Review Read more

Climate Change Is Shrinking and Fragmenting Salmon Habitat, Idaho Study Finds

Posted 6/28/2022 4:18:00 PM

A new study led by a University of Idaho researcher offers high-resolution details on how Chinook salmon habitats are being lost on Bear Valley Creek. Read more

50th Anniversary of Title IX Sparks Celebration of Leaders in Equality

Posted 6/27/2022 3:52:00 PM

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX the University of Idaho, Vandal Athletics, the U of I Women’s Center and the VandalStore will host special events. Read more

U of I Researchers Find Relationship Between Cancer in Adults and Children and Ag Chemicals

Posted 6/21/2022 10:23:00 PM

U of I researchers have found a correlation between agricultural chemicals and cancer in adults and children in Idaho, and throughout 11 Western states. Read more

New Associate Degrees to Enhance Natural Resource Industries

Posted 6/15/2022 10:13:00 PM

The two-year College of Natural Resources programs prepare students for jobs in fire mitigation, forestry operations and nursery management. Read more

Idaho Releases Spring Semester Dean’s List

Posted 6/9/2022 9:43:00 PM

A total of 2,479 students qualified for the list last semester, earning a minimum 3.5 GPA across at least 12 graded credits Read more

Screen on the Green Returns

Posted 6/6/2022 9:26:00 PM

The family-friendly outdoor movie series is sponsored by the Department of Student Involvement and Vandal Entertainment Read more

Idaho Repertory Theatre to Perform “Every Brilliant Thing”

Posted 6/3/2022 8:58:00 PM

The professional summer theatre in residence at University of Idaho is restarting its program “on a small scale” Read more

Caroline Nilsson Troy Named Governmental Relations Liaison

Posted 5/25/2022 10:00:00 PM

Caroline Nilsson Troy will represent the interests of University of Idaho as special assistant to the president for state and governmental relations. Read more

University of Idaho Summer Camp to Return

Posted 5/20/2022 9:14:00 PM

The Lionel Hamptom School of Music’s summer camp for high school students features specialized instruction for a variety of instruments and more. Read more


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