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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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Matt Wappett
Posted: Wednesday, November 25 2009
College of Education
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Kerri Vierling
Posted: Wednesday, November 25 2009
College of Natural Resources
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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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Mark Warner
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Lauren Fins
Posted: Tuesday, December 29 2009
Professor of Forest Genetics
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Daniel Orozco
Posted: Sunday, January 3 2010
Assistant Professor of English
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Scott Clyde
Posted: Wednesday, January 6 2010
Director of TRiO Programs
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Julie Fodor
Posted: Friday, January 8 2010
Director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development,
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Sharon Stoll
Posted: Monday, January 11 2010
Professor and Director of the Center for ETHICS
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Michael Kyte
Posted: Thursday, January 21 2010
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Stephen Devadoss
Posted: Tuesday, February 2 2010
Professor of Agricultural Economics
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S.M. Ghazanfar
Posted: Thursday, February 4 2010
Professor Emeritus
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Kelly Crane
Posted: Sunday, February 7 2010
Extension Range Specialist
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Glenn Mosley
Posted: Friday, February 12 2010
Director of Broadcasting, Journalism and Mass Media
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Robert Caisley
Posted: Monday, February 15 2010
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
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Eric L. Jensen
Posted: Tuesday, February 16 2010
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
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Center on Disabilities and Human Development
Posted: Thursday, February 18 2010
The University's Center on Disabilities and Human Development will receive approximately $430,000 in stimulus funds from the Idaho Infant Toddler Part C program to create and deliver three in-service and/or pre-service curriculum packages. The packages will embed research-based best practices into seven key principles of early intervention; service coordination; and individual family service plann...
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Karen Launchbaugh
Posted: Friday, February 19 2010
Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management
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Linda Taylor
Posted: Friday, February 19 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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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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Walter Hesford
Posted: Thursday, February 25 2010
Associate Professor of English
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Christine Moffitt
Posted: Wednesday, March 3 2010
Professor of Fish Biology
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S.M. Ghazanfar
Posted: Monday, March 8 2010
A paper authored by S.M. Ghazanfar, professor emeritus of economics, entitled, "Capitalist Traditions in Early Islamic Civilization," was published in the Journal of Oriental and African Studies (Athens, Greece), Fall Issue, Volume 18, 2009. The paper argues that capitalistic institutions--such as private property, profit motive and voluntary exchange--formed the basis of economic activities in t...
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Linda Taylor
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Assistant Professor of Counseling and School Psychology
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Carl Root Appointed to Regional Transportation Council
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Director of Parking and Transportation Services
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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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Sanyal and Pulsipher Present on Green Infrastructure Concepts
Posted: Friday, April 2 2010
Nick Sanyal, associate professor of conservation social sciences, and Liza Pulsipher, bioregional planning graduate student, presented “Application of Green Infrastructure Planning: Lessons learned From Two Years of a Service-Learning Project in Southeast Washington. A planning Framework Linking People and Working Landscapes” at the second annual Inland Northwest Green Fair. The fair was held Marc...
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O'Laughlin Presents Policy-Related Studies
Posted: Friday, April 2 2010
Jay O'Laughlin, professor of forestry and policy sciences, was invited by the Idaho House of Representatives Resources and Environment Committee to present the results of three policy-related studies he completed. The studies dealt with: the potential benefits and challenges of public land exchanges; bighorn sheep and domestic sheep situation in Idaho; and wood bioenergy opportunities and challen...
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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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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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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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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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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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Student Work Makes Positive Impact on Rural Regional Development
Posted: Friday, April 16 2010
Last spring, master’s students Wim Braak, Nick Brown and Ryan Urie in the Bioregional Planning and Community Design Program studio class worked with the Valley County Commission and Valley Adams Planning Partnership to develop a regional asset inventory and interactive mapping tool. As part of a larger class and university-wide engagement with the City of Cascade, this project is now being locally...
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Sappington Gives Talk on Excavations
Posted: Sunday, April 18 2010
Lee Sappington, association professor of anthropology and archeology, gave a talk on April 20 as part of the  Fort Walla Walla Museum's annual banquet and volunteer awards. He spoke about his work associated with the U.S. military Fort Walla Walla excavations.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spear Re-Appointed to NCAA Division I Legislative Council
Posted: Wednesday, June 16 2010
Director of Athletics Rob Spear has been re-appointed to the NCAA Division I Legislative Council, one of the top governing bodies in college athletics, through April 2014. He has served on the council since May 2008. “I am excited to continue representing the Western Athletic Conference on one of the top two NCAA committees,” Spear says. “It is a tremendous opportunity to be involved in decisions...
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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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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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Davenport Named National Chair of Financial Aid Directors
Posted: Friday, June 25 2010
Dan Davenport, director of student financial aid services, has been named the national chair of the Coalition of State University Aid Administrators. The organization is a coalition of financial aid directors at large public flagship universities that works to advance and promote financial aid and scholarship programs. It also works closely with Congress and national presidential associations. He ...
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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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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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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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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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Nellis Appointed To Higher Education Commission
Posted: Wednesday, July 7 2010
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed University President Duane Nellis to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. His appointment runs through January 2014. The commission is a regional organization created by the Western Regional Education Compact, adopted in the 1950s by Western states. WICHE facilitates resource-sharing among the higher education systems of the West and impleme...
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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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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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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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Arrizabalaga Receives Substantive Grant From NIH
Posted: Friday, July 23 2010
Gustavo Arrizabalaga , associate professor of microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry, has been awarded a four-year, $979, 496 grant from the National Institutes of Health. The health-related research and development award will enable him to investigate a novel way to kill the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii. T. gondii infects 30 percent of the world population, including the U.S. and ca...
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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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Orozco Signs Book Deal
Posted: Sunday, August 1 2010
Associate Professor Daniel Orozco has signed a two-book deal with Farrar, Strauss & Giroux in New York for his short story collection and a novel in progress. The short story collection will be published in March 2011. Founded in 1946, Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux has published more Nobel Prize winning authors than any other publisher. Among the authors published by the company are Pablo Ner...
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Shreeve and Renfrew Earn Prestigious Recognition from American Chemical Society
Posted: Tuesday, August 3 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The scientific leadership of two University of Idaho faculty members has been honored by the American Chemical Society, the prestigious scientific society. Jean’ne Shreeve, professor of chemistry, and Malcolm Renfrew, professor emeritus of chemistry, have been named as 2010 ACS Fellows. “The American Chemical Society Fellows program is a distinguished affirmation of the critical ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hamlett Finalist in Fitness Video Star Search
Posted: Thursday, September 2 2010
Peg Hamlett, fitness director of Wellness Programs, is one of nine fitness pros from around the world competing to win a chance to star in a Gravity Fitness Video. View her video exercise routine online: http://blog.gravityclubhouse.com. The competition period runs Sept. 1-14.
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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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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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Werner Creates Web Resource: Go Cognitive
Posted: Tuesday, September 14 2010
Steffen Werner, associate professor in psychology and communication studies, has been working on an web resource for faculty, students and others who want to gain an interdisciplinary understanding of how people perceive and think about the world. "Go Cognitive" features free access to materials for students, educators and researchers in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. The Associ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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McFarland Publishes Essay
Posted: Friday, January 21 2011
Ron McFarland has learned that his essay, “Observations of the Bass, and Directions How to Fish for Him," has been accepted for publication at Fourth Genre, a journal widely considered to be one of the most important nonfiction journals in the country. The essay will appear in the Fall 2011 issue.
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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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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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Machlis Speaks at AAAS Public Event
Posted: Thursday, February 17 2011
Gary Machlis, science adviser to the director of the National Park Service and College of Natural Resources professor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) public science event, "Science Before Hours: A Neighborhood Breakfast with Scientists," held Feb. 14 in Washington, D.C. Machlis was one of seven invited speakers interacting with the public in an informal s...
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Librarian's Work Featured in Science Mapping Exhibit and Wired.com
Posted: Wednesday, March 9 2011
Digital Librarian, Devin Becker, has his metadata visualization selected for an international exhibit and featured on wired.com.
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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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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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Fisheries Professor Collaborates with Kootenai Tribe and Bonneville Power to Recover Burbot
Posted: Wednesday, March 30 2011
Ken Cain, associate professor of fishery resources and associate director of the University of Idaho Aquaculture Research Institute, received $168,365 from the Kootenai Tribe and Bonneville Power Administration to continue work on a collaborative multi-agency program. This research is aimed at recovery and rehabilitation of Burbot, a freshwater fish species, in Idaho and British Columbia. Additi...
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Natural Resources Students and Faculty Earn Awards at the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society
Posted: Tuesday, April 5 2011
Mike Scott, professor of wildlife resources and unit leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in the College of Natural Resources, recently received the Charles E. Harris Professional Wildlifer Award at the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society’s annual meeting held March 29-31 in Idaho Falls. The award recognizes outstanding professional contributions to wildlife resources ...
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Report on Environment, Agriculture, and Human Rights in Haiti
Posted: Wednesday, April 6 2011
Guy Knudsen, Professor of Microbial Ecology and Plant Pathology, helped co-author a report submitted in March to the United Nations Human Rights Council, for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review for Haiti. The report, on environmental and agricultural concerns in Haiti and their effects on human rights, was organized by the Lawyers' Earthquake Response Network (LERN), a national network of volu...
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David Burbank Earns Top Honor at Fish Health Workshop
Posted: Monday, April 11 2011
David Burbank, a master's student studying fish health in the College of Natural Resources, recently received the Best Student Paper Award at the 36th Eastern Fish Health Workshop held March 28-April 1 in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Burbank presented, "Assessing Candidate Probiotic Use for the Control of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss.” Burbank will receive $200 and a p...
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