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Henscheid Receives Recognition as "Founder of Movement"
Posted: Friday, February 11 2011
The University of Idaho’s Core Curriculum director Jean M. Henscheid is one of five individuals recognized as a central figure in the international movement to improve entering college students’ experiences. Henscheid’s recognition came at the 30th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Others acknowledged with Henscheid include John N. Gardner and Betsy Barefoot of the John N. Gardner In...
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Rod Hill Named ACE Fellow
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Rod Hill, associate professor of physiology and secretary of the faculty, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for 2010-11. The prestigious fellows program, founded in 1965, identifies and prepares promising senior faculty and administrators for responsible university administrative roles. Forty-six fellows, nominated by the presidents or chancellors of their institutions, were s...
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Walter Hesford
Posted: Thursday, February 25 2010
Associate Professor of English
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Natural Resource Students Earn Second Place in International Social Science Symposium Quiz Bowl
Posted: Tuesday, June 14 2011
Conservation Social Sciences graduate students recently earned second place in the Quiz Bowl competition during the 17th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management held June 4-8 in Madison, Wisc. The Quiz Bowl is a spirited competition among several university-based teams of students and provides both participants and the audience with a fun experience while enhancing their awarene...
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O'Laughlin Tapped for National Forest Science Award
Posted: Thursday, September 2 2010
Jay O’Laughlin, professor of forestry and director of the University Policy Analysis Group, recently received the Society of American Foresters’ 2010 Award in Forest Science. The award recognizes individual research in any branch of the quantitative, managerial and/or social sciences resulting in substantial advances in forestry. The award will be presented Oct. 29 at the SAF National Convention i...
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Pallen’s Photos Earn Numerous Awards
Posted: Wednesday, July 21 2010
Joe Pallen, photo specialist with University Photo Services, has been on a winning streak. Since joining the University Photographers Association of America seven months ago, he’s submitted photographs for monthly judging and earned praise and awards. In February, he placed second in the News category and third in the Features and Illustration category. In April, he took first place in Portraits a...
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Shreeve Honored For Work As Fluorine Chemist
Posted: Friday, June 25 2010
Jean'ne M. Shreeve, Jean'ne M. Shreeve Professor of Chemistry, was recognized for her work as an internationally distinguished fluorine chemist at a special daylong symposium held at the Joint 65th Northwest Regional Meeting/22nd Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting hosted by the American Chemical Society Washington-Idaho Border Section. The meeting took place on June 21 at Washington State University....
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Christine Moffitt
Posted: Wednesday, March 3 2010
Professor of Fish Biology
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Waters of the West GK12 Program Presents at NSTA Conference
Posted: Friday, November 11 2011
The University of Idaho Waters of the West GK12 program pairs graduate STEM students with teachers in 7 – 12 grade classrooms to improve the graduate students’ communication and teaching skills. The program manager and co-PI, Paul Allan, and co-PI, Jerine Pegg, will be presenting a session at the National Science Teachers Association regional conference in Seattle on Dec. 8-10. Two graduate stud...
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Range Graduate Student Earns Three Research Grants to Study Effects of Air Pollution on Semi-Arid Desert Ecosystems
Posted: Wednesday, June 1 2011
Benjamin Wissinger, a master’s degree candidate studying under assistant professor Beth Newingham, received a 2011 Robert Lee Graduate Student research grant from the Joshua Tree National Park. The park’s graduate student research program encourages independent field research by graduate students enrolled in accredited institutions. The program provides student researchers with an opportunity to d...
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Moffitt and Students Receive National Awards from American Fisheries Society
Posted: Thursday, September 30 2010
Fishery resources students and faculty in the College of Natural Resources recently were recognized by the American Fisheries Society (AFS) annual conference held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Zachary Penney, doctoral candidate, and Kelly Stockton, master's candidate, both received one of the nine Skinner Memorial awards given. The Skinner awards provide travel moneys for exceptional graduate or undergradu...
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Pinel Gives Presentation on Asset-Based Rural Development
Posted: Sunday, August 15 2010
Sandra Pinel, assistant professor of conservation social sciences and bioregional planning, recently gave a presentation on asset–based rural development strategies to the Clearwater Basin Collaborative. The collaborative is a cooperative advisory-making body working for consensus relating to conservation and development priorities with the U.S. Forest Service and federal land managers in the Clea...
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Jain Receives Grant from Idaho Drug Free Youth
Posted: Thursday, June 24 2010
Sachin Jain, assistant professor of counseling and school psychology and educational leadership, has received an award from the Idaho Drug Free Youth, a statewide program developed to help middle and high school students resist tobacco, drug and alcohol use. Jain's funded proposal is titled "Evaluation of the Idaho Drug Free Youth -- Idaho Youth Summit." The grant will fund work to evaluate a drug...
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Wurr Appointed to State Commission on Volunteerism
Posted: Thursday, April 29 2010
Adrian Wurr, assistant director for internships and service-learning, has been appointed to a four-year term to serve Idaho on the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. Established by Governor Cecil Andrus in 2004, the commission advises and assists in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, statewide plan for promoting volunteer involvement and citizen participation in...
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Peter Goodwin named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Posted: Thursday, February 25 2010
Founder and Director of the Center for Ecohydraulics Research
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Think College Grant Award
Posted: Friday, December 2 2011
The Center on Disabilities and Human Development within the College of Education, has been awarded a Think College strategic planning grant funded through Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts. Matt Wappett is the principal investigator. The one-year grant will provide funding to support planning for post-secondary education initiatives for students with intellectual dis...
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IMAPS Student Chapter Earns First Place
Posted: Tuesday, November 1 2011
The University of Idaho IMAPS (International Microelectronics And Packaging Society) student chapter placed first in the North America Technical Competition during IMAPS 2011.
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Natural Resources Remote Sensing Specialist Receives Cutting-Edge Training
Posted: Wednesday, October 12 2011
Linda Tedrow, a remote sensing specialist in the Reveley Geospatial Learning Center in the College of Natural Resources, attended the Immersive Visualization Applications summer course offered by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies at the Idaho National Laboratory. Immersive visualization is an emerging 3-D technology. Tedrow enrolled in the immersive visualization course to learn how to visual...
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College of Natural Resources Faculty Deliver Conservation Workshops in Boise
Posted: Thursday, July 28 2011
Conservation social sciences and bioregional planning faculty in the College of Natural Resources conducted workshops on July 18-22 at the Northwest Community Development Institute in Boise. Tamara Laninga, assistant professor, presented “Sustainable Land Use Planning for Cities and Towns,” and “Conservation Planning and Special Places Protection for Counties and Regions.” Nick Sanyal, associate...
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New Rangeland Center Receives Outreach Award
Posted: Wednesday, June 29 2011
The newly created Rangeland Center at the University of Idaho recently received the Shoot for the Stars – Most Innovative Outreach Award from the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association. The award recognizes the range program’s outreach efforts that produce responsive and relevant solutions to contemporary rangeland issues and specific examples of innovation, such as Professor K...
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Hunter identified as ALA Emerging Leader
Posted: Wednesday, October 27 2010
Ben Hunter from the University of Idaho Library is one of two librarians in Idaho identified and sponsored by the American Library Association as an emerging leader. He has been selected to participate in the 2011 class of Emerging Leaders with the American Library Association. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/3yn7lfv.
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Mosley Wins News Award
Posted: Wednesday, August 25 2010
A story produced by Glenn Mosley of the School of Journalism and Mass Media was named "Best Feature News Story" in the radio news division of the 2010 Idaho State Broadcasters Association competition. The story, "Idaho, the Health Care Lawsuit, and the Constitution," featured an interview with University of Idaho law professor Richard Seamon.
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Sanyal Addresses Community-Building Institute
Posted: Friday, July 30 2010
Nick Sanyal, associate professor of conservation social sciences and bioregional planning, conducted a workshop entitled, “Moving from Conflict to Consensus in Small Groups: Building Bridges to Better Decision-making” at the 2010 Northwest Community Development Institute, in Boise, July 14. The institute is an annual four-day opportunity to help people become certified as professional community an...
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Mauchley Duo Named Steinway Artists
Posted: Wednesday, May 5 2010
Jay and Sandy Mauchley, professors emeriti at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, have recently been added to the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists, an honor which lists them among the most accomplished and discriminating piano performing ensembles in the world. This spring the Mauchley Duo performed in Brookings, South Dakota, at the American Liszt Society Festival in Lincol...
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Spence: Academic Fellow for Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Posted: Sunday, April 25 2010
Richard Spence, professor and chair of history, has been accepted for admission to the Academic Fellows Program of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He will spend a week in Israel at the end of May and the beginning of June. The program will enable him to have access to the best scholars and military, intelligence, and diplomatic professionals.
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Francesca Sammarruca Receives Wolf Distinguished Service Award
Posted: Sunday, April 4 2010
Francesca Sammarruca, professor of physics, has received a 2010 Virginia Wolf Outstanding Service Award from the University of Idaho. The awards reflect recognizes community engagement, civic responsibility and equitable culture and climate, and Sammarruca's long-term activism for gender justice. The awards honor the life work and legacy of Virginia "Ginny" Wolf, University of Idaho professor of p...
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Sam Ham Receives Fulbright Award to LaTrobe University, Australia
Posted: Friday, April 2 2010
Sam Ham, professor of conservation social sciences and director of the Center for International Training and Outreach, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend October and November 2010, with LaTrobe University, Australia, as a Fulbright Senior Specialist. His work will focus on strengthening the expertise of LaTrobe faculty and graduate students to conduct research related to community a...
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Linda Taylor
Posted: Friday, February 19 2010
Assistant Professor of Counseling and School Psychology
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Linda Taylor
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Assistant Professor of Counseling and School Psychology and Educational Leadership
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Forestry Scientist Gives Keynote Address at International Symposium on Restoring Forests
Posted: Friday, October 7 2011
Anthony S. Davis, assistant professor of forest resources and director of the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research recently gave a key note address at the Restoring Forests: Advances in Techniques and Theory Symposium held in Madrid, Spain Sept. 27-29. Entitled, “Seedling Selection to Facilitate Restoration Success,” Davis’ presentation addressed the challenges in restoring degraded and...
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Conservation Social Science Professor Joins Regional Efforts to Benefit Idaho's Silver Valley Community
Posted: Monday, September 26 2011
Sandra Pinel, assistant professor of conservation social sciences and bioregional planning and community design, was invited by Idaho Rural Partners (IRP) to join some 20 other state, federal, local and private experts and a local team to complete a community review for Idaho’s Silver Valley. Pinel was on the team for community design and identity. Their report will provide recommendations for how...
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Natural Resources Doctoral Student Nets American Fisheries Society Top Awards
Posted: Friday, September 23 2011
Zach Penney, natural resources doctoral candidate studying fisheries resources, received the winning entry in the American Fisheries Society Student Writing Contest for his paper, "Live to Spawn Another Day: Understanding The Fuel Efficiency of Snake River Steelhead." He also received the American Fisheries Society Fish Culture Section Best Abstract Award to support travel.
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Schrand Books Take Off
Posted: Thursday, May 12 2011
Brandon Schrand, assistant professor of English, has just sold his second memoir, “Works Cited: An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem, Misbehavior & How a Good Book Can Save Your Life (Theoretically Speaking); or, An Anti-Kindle Sort of Memoir” to the University of Nebraska Press. It will be published in the spring of 2012. His first memoir, “The Enders Hotel,” has been optioned to be a feature-le...
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Women Making History
Posted: Tuesday, March 22 2011
Katherine G. Aiken, Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences received the Women Making History award at an event in Boise on March 18. The award recognizes ordinary women who are leading extraordinary lives that have changed the course of history in the State of Idaho.
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Isaacson Receives Second Fulbright Fellowship
Posted: Monday, March 21 2011
Peter Isaacson, professor of geological sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship during summer 2011. The award is for combined teaching and research at the Universidad Autónoma de Entre Rios, in Diamante, Argentina. Teamed with Argentine colleague Mercedes diPasquo, Isaacson will offer a will offer a field-based course with objectives of a complete geological evaluation of a Devonian-age ...
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CNR Faculty Member Publishes New Article on Using Forest Biomass for Energy Production
Posted: Friday, January 28 2011
Jay O’Laughlin, professor and director of the College of Natural Resources Policy Analysis Group, recently published “Forest Biomass Markets: Economics and Policy Primer” in the January-February 2011 edition of the Western Forester, a publication of the Society of American Foresters. O’Laughlin’s article focused on practical matters foresters should know in order to advise their landowner client...
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Mosley Authors New Book on Henry Fonda
Posted: Saturday, December 11 2010
Glenn Mosley, director of broadcasting in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, is the author of a newly published book, "Henry Fonda and The Deputy: The Film and Stage Star and His TV Western." The book examines this little-known aspect of the famous actor's career and includes an interview with television legend Norman Lear. The book was published on Oct. 20, 2010 by Bear Manor Media and is a...
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College of Law's Brandt Receives Honor
Posted: Wednesday, November 24 2010
College of Law professor/associate dean Liz Brandt has received a “Children’s Hero” Award from “Idaho Voices for Children,” a nonprofit entity engaged in advocacy for public policies that improve the lives of children in Idaho. More information about the organization is available at www.idahovoices.org/about/index.htm. Dean Brandt’s award is in recognition of her work drafting and advocating for p...
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CSS Faculty Paper Presentation
Posted: Thursday, October 28 2010
Conservation Social Sciences faculty Sandra Pinel, Tamara Laninga and Steven Hollenhorst, along with other bioregional planning faculty, recently presented papers at the annual meeting of the American Collegiate Planners Association Oct. 6-10 in Minneapolis, Minn. Pinel presented, “Regional Planning as Intergovernmental Mediation: An Insider Review of the Twin Cities’ Metropolitan Council Plan I...
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Scott Receives Public Service Award
Posted: Sunday, October 10 2010
J. Michael Scott, professor of wildlife resources and leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, received the 2010 Spirit of Defenders Award for Public Service from the Defenders of Wildlife. The award recognizes Scott’s innovative, scientific research and development of effective tools to inform decisions on how to best protect biodiversity on public lands. Scott received th...
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Crepeau Serves as PI on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Grant
Posted: Wednesday, September 15 2010
John Crepeau, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, was the principal investigator on a $200,000 grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The grant provided funding for graduate fellowships for students who are doing nuclear energy related research. University students in both Moscow and Idaho Falls will be assisted by these funds.
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Extension Faculty Receive Awards
Posted: Friday, September 3 2010
University of Idaho Extension faculty were recognized at a ceremony held during the 7th Natural Resource Extension Professionals Conference in late June at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Gold Awards for Career Leadership Gold, Strengthening Forest Stewardship Skills: Yvonne C. Barkley, Randy Brooks, Ronald L. Mahoney and Chris Schnepf Silver Award for Promotional Materials, Washington-Idah...
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Wolf Receives Author Award
Posted: Tuesday, August 24 2010
Kattlyn Wolf, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, received the third place Author of the Year Award from the Journal of Agricultural Education. Dr. Wolf received the award for her historical research article titled “Winning the War: A Historical Analysis of the FFA During World War II.” Wolf received the award at the 2010 American Association for Agricu...
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Bennett Documentary "Pups" Wins Festival Award
Posted: Monday, August 16 2010
"Pups," a 2009 documentary produced by Denise Bennett of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, won the "Best Overall Short Documentary" Award at the 2010 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival in July. The documentary, a look at football players at Gonzaga Prep, previously screened at the Spokane International Film Festival and the DocuWest Film Festival.
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Flores Serves on NEH Major Fellowships Panel
Posted: Sunday, August 8 2010
Stephan Flores, associate professor of English and director of the Honors Program, has been invited to serve on a panel to evaluate fellowship applications in British literature for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The panel convened in Washington, D.C., in late July. Those selected for fellowships receive up to $50,000 to support scholarly research in the humanities.
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Devadoss Advises and Bayham Receives AAEA Thesis Award
Posted: Monday, July 12 2010
Jude Bayham, a master's student in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the Outstanding Thesis Award -- honorable mention -- from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). The award will be presented at the AAEA's annual meeting's award ceremony in Denver on July 26. Bayham completed his thesis, titled "A General Equilibrium Analysis of Biofuel Market Policies," un...
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Moffit to Receive National Award for Diversity Efforts
Posted: Thursday, July 1 2010
Christine Moffitt, professor of fishery resources and assistant leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, will receive the Emmeline Moore Career Achievement Award from the American Fisheries Society (AFS). The award is named after the first female AFS president, Emmeline Moore and recognizes efforts of an individual member in the promotion of demographic diversity in the so...
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Devadoss Receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Posted: Thursday, June 10 2010
Stephen Devadoss, professor of agricultural economics, received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA). This award is the WAEA's highest honor, which recognizes Devadoss' enduring contributions over his career to agricultural economics and his excellence in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate advising. The award will be pr...
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Prabhakaran to Present at American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting
Posted: Tuesday, June 8 2010
Ramprashad Prabhakaran, a doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering, won a travel grant from the Materials Science and Technology Division to present papers at the American Nuclear Society 2010 annual meeting, June 13-17; the meeting takes place in San Diego. Prabhakaran will discuss “Friction Stir Welding of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Alloys” and “An Investigation of the Mechanic...
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Sanyal and Service-Learning Students Assess Likely Futures For Moscow
Posted: Wednesday, April 14 2010
Nick Sanyal, associate professor of conservation social sciences and bioregional planning, and Liza Pulsipher, bioregional planning graduate student, facilitated two scenario-planning workshops, along with 28 conservation planning and management undergraduate students and three CSS/bioregional planning graduate students in Moscow on March 31 and April 7. The two public workshops were designed to e...
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Burbank Receives Top Student Award From U.S. Aquaculture Society
Posted: Wednesday, April 14 2010
David Burbank, master’s candidate in CNR’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, received the Best Student Oral Presentation Award in the U.S. Aquaculture Society’s Oral Presentation category.He gave his presentation, “Assessing Candidate Probiotic Use for the Possible Control of Flavobacterium Psychrophilum in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)” at the recent World Aquaculture 2010 conferen...
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Canfield-Davis and Joki Earn Praise for Journal Editorship
Posted: Tuesday, April 13 2010
Russell Joki and Kathy Canfield-Davis, College of Education, received recognition by the Idaho Association of School Administrators for their work editing the IASA journal Perspectives. Joki and Canfield-Davis earned praise from the association's executive director and president for having one of the best organizational journals, having the ability to recruit members as authors, and "giving voice...
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Linda Taylor
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Assistant Professor of Counseling and School Psychology
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Ken Cain
Posted: Monday, February 22 2010
Associate Professor of Fishery Resources
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Eric L. Jensen
Posted: Tuesday, February 16 2010
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
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Stephen Devadoss
Posted: Tuesday, February 2 2010
Professor of Agricultural Economics
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Julie Fodor
Posted: Friday, January 8 2010
Director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development,
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Lauren Fins
Posted: Tuesday, December 29 2009
Professor of Forest Genetics
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Mark Warner
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Kerri Vierling
Posted: Wednesday, November 25 2009
College of Natural Resources
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Sam Ham
Posted: Friday, November 20 2009
Professor of conservation social sciences, presented a keynote address at the National Association for Interpretation Conference.
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Natural Resources Scientists Pilot Data Management Approaches for U.S. Department of Interior
Posted: Thursday, December 8 2011
Professor Steven Daley-Laursen and Greg Gollberg, program manager of the Fire Research and Management Exchange System, received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Geological Survey to implement a pilot data management and cyber-infrastructure framework for the U.S. Department of Interior’s national networks of eight Regional Climate Science Centers and 23 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives. As Univer...
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Natural Resources Faculty, Alumni Co-author Article on Water Resource Management
Posted: Thursday, December 8 2011
Patrick Wilson, associate professor of natural resource policy and Kofi Akamani, (’11 Nat. Res.) co-authored, “Toward the Adaptive Governance of Transboundary Water Resources” an article recently published in Conservation Letters. The article addresses ways for local communities to participate in the management of shared international waters.
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Natural Resources Students and Faculty Attend National Foresters Convention
Posted: Sunday, November 20 2011
A student team from the College of Natural Resources forest resource program recently made it to the semi finals in the Quiz Bowl event at the Society of American Foresters National Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 2-6. Team members included Tess Pinkney, Trevor DoBell-Carlsson, Jacob Vail and Elise Suronen, who competed against 23 forestry teams from across the U.S. Bill Sweeney, a forest re...
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Natural Resources Faculty, Students Present on Health of North American Lakes
Posted: Monday, November 7 2011
Frank Wilhelm, associate professor of fisheries resources, attended the North American Lakes Management Society annual meeting in late Oct. in Spokane, Wash. Wilhelm served on the local host committee, chaired a session and presented, “The role of the Opossum Shrimp in the Food Web of Lake Pend Oreille, a Large and Deep Oligotrophic Lake in Northern Idaho, USA,” with co-author Timothy Caldwell, fi...
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College of Natural Resources Professor to Give Opening Address at Lebanon Workshop
Posted: Thursday, November 3 2011
Anthony S. Davis, assistant professor and director of the Center for Seedling Research and Forest Nursery, was invited to deliver the opening address entitled, “Producing Target Seedlings to Optimize Outplanting Success” and facilitate the first gathering of native tree nursery growers in Lebanon Nov. 15-17. Davis and his nursery team been working with nurseries, restoration and reforestation prof...
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Idaho Librarians Recognized
Posted: Thursday, October 13 2011
During the Oct. 6, 2011 Idaho Library Association’s Annual Conference Awards Banquet and Ceremony the winners of educational scholarships and professional recognition awards were announced. The winner of the Idaho Library Association Scholarship is Thomas Ivie, of the University of Idaho Library. Ivie is pursuing his MLIS degree at the University of North Texas. Ivie will use the scholarship to ...
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Natural Resources Professor Engages in Efforts to Advance Science in Haiti
Posted: Thursday, September 29 2011
Gary Machlis, professor in the College of Natural Resources, traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti Sept. 17-21 to deliver the American Association for the Advancement of Science report, “Science for Haiti,” as well as meet with Haitian scientific, private sector, public education and government leaders. While there, he helped inaugurate the Haitian Association for the Advancement of Science and Techno...
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Natural Resources Faculty Receives Longevity Recognition from Society of Applied Anthropology
Posted: Thursday, September 29 2011
Sandra Pinel, assistant professor of conservation social sciences and bioregional planning and community design, was recognized in 2011 as a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology for 20 years of academic participation and service.
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Natural Resources Faculty Selected as Associate Editor for Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship
Posted: Monday, September 26 2011
Nick Sanyal, associate professor of conservation social sciences, was invited to serve as an associate editor for the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. In this role, he will assist with assigning manuscripts to reviewers; contribute written scholarly pieces as needed for JCES; represent JCES as part of the editorial board membership at local, regional and national events; and make r...
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Devadoss Receives National Distinguished Teaching Award
Posted: Wednesday, August 10 2011
Stephen Devadoss, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award. This national award honors the excellence in teaching of faculty members in agricultural economics. This prestigious award is bestowed on Dr. Devadoss for his rigorous and in-depth material coverage, subject matter expertise, ...
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CNR Alumnus Earns Prestigious Forest Service Award
Posted: Monday, August 8 2011
College of Natural Resources alumnus Russell Graham (’76, ’81), research forester with the Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forest Service, received the Society of American Foresters Award in Forest Science for 2011. The award recognizes distinguished individual research in any branch of the quantitative, managerial, and/or social sciences leading to the advancement of forestry. The annual award i...
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CNR Graduate Students Earn Fire Research Innovation Awards
Posted: Tuesday, August 2 2011
Jarod Blades and Nolan Brewer, doctoral and master’s candidates in the College of Natural Resources, recently received research innovation awards from the Joint Fire Sciences Program. The awards allow graduate students to conduct research that enhances the quality, scope, or applicability of a thesis or dissertation and builds the necessary skills for independent inquiry. Each will receive $25,0...
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Wildlife Professor Provides Genetic Analysis Expertise to Conserve Nepal’s Tigers
Posted: Monday, July 25 2011
Lisette Waits, professor of wildlife resources, is involved in a new study conducted by the Nepal Tiger Genome Project to pinpoint the exact population size and range of wild Bengal tigers and combat poaching. This fall, Waits will host two Nepalese scientists and travel to Nepal to provide training to "fingerprint" Nepal’s big cats. This approach marks a switchover to hi-tech DNA profiling from t...
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Wine & Cheese Tasting Event Recieves First Place Award
Posted: Friday, July 22 2011
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Wine & Cheese Tasting Event won 1st place at the 2011 National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association Publications and Projects Competition under the Event/Programs Division this June. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Ambassadors and the University of Idaho Dairy Club host the Annual Wine and Cheese Tasting Event as a...
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Professor Leszek Czuchajowski becomes Associate Member of the Academy of American Poets
Posted: Thursday, May 26 2011
On May 4, 2011, Professor Leszek Czuchajowski (Les) became an associate member of the Academy of American Poets. He is one of a few if not the only organic chemist in this distinguished group of writers. His books of poetry are in the collections of nearly 100 American University libraries: Poetry and Imaginations of my Days; Scattered Poems; Her Miniature; Eros Walks on the Campus; Diverse are...
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Christine Moffitt Receives Outstanding Faculty Award for Environmental Science Program Collaboration, Mentorship
Posted: Wednesday, May 25 2011
Christine Moffitt, professor of fisheries resources and assistant leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, was honored by the Environment Science Program with a 2010-2011 Outstanding Faculty Award. Moffitt was recognized because of her commitment to environmental science student success and interdisciplinary scholarship. She has mentored graduate students when serving as ...
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Orozco's Forthcoming Book Earns High Praise
Posted: Thursday, May 12 2011
Daniel Orozco, associate professor of English, just back from participating in a multi-reading tour with the PEN International Voices Festival, has learned that his forthcoming book, “Orientation & Other Stories”, is an Editor's Choice on Amazon.com's Best Books of the Month (http://www.amazon.com/Best-Books-of-the-Month/b/?node=390919011), as well as a Best Book of the Month on The Rumpus (ht...
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Idaho Assistive Technology Project Receives Award
Posted: Tuesday, May 10 2011
The Idaho Assistive Technology Project, a project of the University of Idaho's Center on Disabilities and Human Development, has been awarded the Group Citation Award presented by the International Association of Workforce Professionals, Idaho Chapter. Winners of the award are honored for their promotion of specialized customer services, health and working conditions, professional advancement, and...
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Kavanagh's Collaborative Forest Ecology Research Featured on PBS
Posted: Thursday, May 5 2011
Collaborative research by Katy Kavanagh, forest ecology and biogeosciences professor, was featured May 2 on PBS’s program “Nature” in an episode entitled, “Salmon: Running the Gauntlet.” The televised feature investigated the parallel stories of collapsing Pacific salmon populations and how biologists and engineers have become instruments in elaborate experiments to replicate every stage of the fi...
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National Gap Analysis Program Staff Receive United Nations Recognition
Posted: Monday, April 25 2011
Mason Croft, conservation database manager for the National Gap Analysis Program, was recently recognized by Jon Hutton, director of the United Nations Environmental Program World Conservation Monitoring Centre, for collaborative efforts enabling widespread analysis of biodiversity and ecosystem service protection at regional, national and global levels.
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Peterson, Cooney recognized at Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day
Posted: Thursday, December 9 2010
Two University of Idaho employees were recognized during the Idaho vs. San Jose State football game, designated by Vandal Athletics as Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day. Steven Peterson: Instructor and Research Economist in the College of Business and Economics. He is a life-long Idaho resident and has been employed at Idaho for more than 17 years. His research specialty is local and regional...
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Devadoss Wins National Teaching Award
Posted: Wednesday, December 1 2010
Dr. Stephen Devadoss, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award for the western region. This award honors the excellence in teaching of faculty members who practice and advocate effective and innovative teaching in food and agricultural sciences. This prestigious award ...
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Rodhouse Published in Collborative Article
Posted: Thursday, November 11 2010
College of Natural Resources colleagues’ collaborative article “Distribution of American Pikas in a Low-Elevation Lava Landscape: Conservation Implications from the Range Periphery” was featured in the October issue of the Journal of Mammalogy. It is also available online at the BioOne website: www.bioone.org. Contributing authors include CNR doctoral candidate Tom Rodhouse, ecologist with the Nat...
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Conservation Colleagues Publish Paper
Posted: Thursday, October 28 2010
University of Idaho conservation colleagues recently published “Helper Effects on Pup Lifetime Fitness in the Cooperatively Breeding Red Wolf (Canis rufus) in “Proceedings of the Royal Society.” Wildlife Professor Lisette Waits, Laboratory for Conservation and Ecological Genetics manager Jennifer Adams, alumnus Todd Steury and Dennis Murray, former wildlife faculty member, co-authored the paper,...
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Celebrating 100 Years – Malcolm Renfrew
Posted: Thursday, October 28 2010
The Third Street Gallery newest exhibit titled Celebrating 100 Years opens Friday, Nov. 5, with reception from 5-7pm. Malcolm Renfrew is an outstanding alumnus, accomplished chemist, and researcher. Among his numerous awards and honors: recently named a 2010 American Chemical Society Fellow, a leader in higher education, heading the University of Idaho’s physical sciences and chemistry departme...
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Ghazanfar Contributes Invited Paper for New Handbook of Islamic Studies
Posted: Thursday, September 30 2010
S.M. Ghazanfar, professor of economics emeritus, recently contributed an invited paper, "Islamic Economics: Salient Features and a Critical Survey," to a volume: Akbar Ahmed and Tamara Sonn (editors), A Handbook of Islamic Studies, Sage Publications (London, UK), 2010. The volume includes several papers on topics such as "Islam and Multiculturalism," "Foundations of Islam," "Culture of Islam," "...
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Fallahi Elected Vice President of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Posted: Friday, September 24 2010
Esmaeil "Essie" Fallahi, professor and director of the pomology program in the Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, has been elected vice president of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). The society’s entire membership cast ballots for the highly competitive position. Fallahi will serve in this position for three years and will oversee several of the society’s i...
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Wolbrecht Serves as Co-PI
Posted: Wednesday, September 15 2010
Eric Wolbrecht, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was a co-principal investigator on a grant funded by the National Institutes of Health. The grant was titled, “Determinants of the Effectiveness of Robot-Assisted Hand Movement Training.”
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Caisley Hits Theatre Road
Posted: Monday, September 13 2010
Robert Caisley, associate professor of theatre and head of dramatic writing, is on sabbatical this semester, with back-to-back projects that take him from Montana to Wyoming to Alaska and finally to California before returning to Moscow. He is currently working at Montana Repertory Theatre serving as production dramaturg on "The Frybread Queen" written by Carolyn Dunn. This project is a continu...
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Bennett Documentary "Pups" Wins Festival Award
Posted: Monday, August 16 2010
"Pups," a 2009 documentary produced by Denise Bennett of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, won the "Best Overall Short Documentary" Award at the 2010 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival in July. The documentary, a look at football players at Gonzaga Prep, previously screened at the Spokane International Film Festival and the DocuWest Film Festival.
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ITS Takes National Award
Posted: Friday, July 23 2010
The honors for innovation keep rolling in for the University’s classroom support group in Information Technology Services. The ITS group was one of 11 winners of a Campus Technology Innovators award, announced in Campus Technology magazine; they were selected from among 484 nominations from higher education institutions around the globe. The group earned honors for streamlining the functions for ...
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Scott Helps Western Governors' Association Work Across Borders
Posted: Friday, July 2 2010
J. Michael Scott, professor of wildlife and senior scientist with U.S. Geological Survey, was on a plenary panel at the June 28 meeting of the Western Governors' Association in Whitefish, Mont. Scott and panel members spoke on the topic of working across borders to conserve landscapes. Western states and Canadian provinces have a long history of working across borders to protect important resourc...
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Wolf and Connors Receive Author of the Year --3rd Place -- Award
Posted: Tuesday, June 29 2010
Department of Agricultural and Extension Education professors Kattlyn Wolf and Jim Connors received the third place Author of the Year Award at the 2010 American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) annual conference. Their research paper titled "Winning the War: A Historical Analysis of the FFA During World War II" was published in the Journal of Agricultural Education, Volume 50. Thei...
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Gorman Helps USDA Forest Products Lab Celebrate Centennial
Posted: Friday, June 25 2010
Tom Gorman, professor of forest products, participated in the June 23 Centennial Celebration of the USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison, Wis. The laboratory was initiated by Gifford Pinchot in 1910 and Gorman has an active project underway at the facility. As part of FPL's 100th anniversary activities, Tom Tidwell, chief of the U.S. Forest Service, and Ann Bartuska, deputy chief for ...
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Allen Hosts Geological Society and NASA Science Team Meeting
Posted: Monday, May 17 2010
Richard Allen, professor of water resources engineering, and Anthony Morse, former geospatial analysis section director at the Idaho Department of Water Resources, will co-host the summer meeting of the USGS/NASA Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Science Team June 15-17 at the Owyhee Plaza Hotel in Boise. The Science Team is a group of 22 international researchers that uses data from the Land...
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Olsson Receives John Hurt Fisher Prize
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
Kurt Olsson, emeritus professor of English, received the John Hurt Fisher Prize from the John Gower Society, which is the society’s highest honor. They honored Olsson for his lifelong work on Gower, capped by his article “Composing the King, 1390-91: Gower’s Ricardian Rhetoric,” in the most recent volume of Studies in the Age of Chaucer. The award came at the 45th International Conference on Medie...
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Devadoss Guides Bayham to WAEA Thesis Award
Posted: Tuesday, May 4 2010
Jude Bayham, a master’s student in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received honorable mention in the Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award Honorable Mention from the Western Agricultural Economics Association. His thesis, “A General Equilibrium Analysis of Biofuel Market Policies,” was completed under the guidance Stephen Devadoss, professor of agricultural economics.
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Hendee Receives U.S. Forest Service Lifetime Leadership Award
Posted: Tuesday, April 20 2010
John Hendee, professor emeritus and former dean of the College of Natural Resources (1985-94), has received the U.S. Forest Service Lifetime Leadership Award for Education in Wilderness Management and Stewardship. Forest Service Deputy Chief Joel Hoeltrop presented the award to Hendee at a plenary session of the 9th World Wilderness Congress in Mérida, Mexico, Nov. 12, 2009.
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