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Water Camps Educate Teachers About State’s Most Valuable Resource
Posted: Friday, May 27 2005
May 28, 2005 BOISE – Idaho school teachers will learn about the state’s most complex and valuable resource during a series of summer camps sponsored by the University of Idaho and Idaho Water Education Foundation. During the IdaH2O camps, teachers will tour wetlands, dams, and irrigation districts, and hear from water experts from the areas surrounding each camp location, said Julie Scanlin, outre...
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Recognizing Excellence: University of Idaho Honors Faculty Achievements
Posted: Friday, April 18 2008
April 18, 2008 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho honored nine faculty members for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, outreach and advising at the annual Excellence Awards banquet on Monday, April 14. Recipients are from the university’s Moscow campus and Boise center. Excellence Awards in Teaching Daniel M. Eveleth, associate professor of management and human resources in the Co...
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Researchers Flow to University of Idaho’s State-of-the Art River Research Lab
Posted: Wednesday, July 9 2008
July 9, 2008 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx BOISE, Idaho – When it comes to understanding rivers, the University of Idaho’s Center for Ecohydraulics Research in Boise is the place to do it. Boise is becoming a destination for researcher’s in the Northwest and worldwide who want to understand how rivers work, thanks to the cutting-edge equipment at the center, and a new...
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What’s Water Really Worth?
Posted: Friday, November 21 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho scientists and policy makers have a new tool to help make decisions when it comes to the state’s valuable water resources, as well as to help predict possible climate change effects. But you won’t find it anywhere in a field or on a river. Instead, it’s posted for anyone to use on the University of Idaho’s Idaho Water Resources Research In...
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McCall Outdoor Science School Wins Environmental Achievement Award
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 Written by Sue McMurray MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School received the Idaho Environmental Summit Excellence Award for 2008. The award recognizes long-term dedication to environmental excellence and achievement. “MOSS was recognized because of its longevity; it grew from a small idea to a statewide environmental education program,” said IES commit...
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Ringing in the New Year: January Concerts to Warm the Heart
Posted: Friday, January 2 2009
Jan. 2, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Faculty musicians from the University of Idaho ring in the new year with a series of performances in January. The musical offerings include works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachmaninov, Toru Takemitsu, and Antonio Lauro. The performances include solo, duo and trio combinations, and are part of the Lionel Hampton School ...
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McCall Field Campus Open for Winter Lodging, Recreation
Posted: Thursday, January 8 2009
Jan. 8, 2009 Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – The University of Idaho's McCall Field Campus is open for the winter season, offering affordable accomodations to the public in a rustic and scenic location near McCall and Payette Lake. The campus’ location in Ponderosa State Park makes it an ideal place for exploring the 1,000-acre peninsula and its miles of Nordic and snowshoe trails. Nea...
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Martin Forum to Feature Exhibit on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings
Posted: Friday, January 9 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Martin Institute at the University of Idaho will draw attention to the need for world peace this month with special exhibits from the Hiroshima Peace Project and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. In addition, Japanese Consul General Mitsunori Namba will present a Martin Forum at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room. Namba will give a pr...
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University of Idaho Events for Jan. 19-25
Posted: Friday, January 9 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Jan. 19-25. Events will take place in Moscow and Coeur d’Alene. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Monday, Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Jr. and Idaho Human Rights Day The University of Idaho is closed. Tuesday, Jan. 20 Dissertatio...
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Silver and Gold Reception in Boise Jan. 22
Posted: Friday, January 9 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Written by Jeff Olson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor recipients of the Silver and Gold Award and the Jim Lyle Award at a reception in Boise on Thursday, Jan. 22. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Linen Building, 1402 Grove St. The awards presentation is at 6:45 p.m. Honored guests are Dr. Larry and Kaye Knight of Boise, who will receive the Si...
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University Housing to Offer Mixed-Gender Housing
Posted: Monday, January 12 2009
Statement on Mixed-Gender Housing (Jan. 22, 2009): Today the University of Idaho issued this statement on behalf of President Steven Daley-Laursen: “After visiting and reviewing the actual physical configuration of the suites that had been proposed for co-ed housing in the future, I have decided that we will not use the suites for this purpose. While the suites offer private and secure sleeping ac...
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Agricultural and Natural Resources Career Fair to be Held Jan. 28
Posted: Monday, January 12 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 Written by Jessica Berwick MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host local and national employers for an Agricultural and Life Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Natural Resources Career Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m in the Student Union Building Ballroom. This annual event is an opportunity for students to meet with recruiters hiring for summer...
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Grant Helps Continue Tradition
Posted: Tuesday, January 13 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 Note to editor: Sapatq’ayn is pronounced “suh-pot-kine” Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho – A $3,500 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council will help continue the University of Idaho’s Native American film festival for a seventh year. The film festival, formally known as Sapatq’ayn Cinema, is scheduled for March 25-28 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St. ...
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Scholarships and Financial Aid Application Date Quickly Approaching
Posted: Tuesday, January 13 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 University of Idaho Priority Consideration Filing Date is Feb. 15 MOSCOW, Idaho – Students looking for help with college costs in the 2009-10 academic year should start the application process for scholarships and financial aid now. The University of Idaho has made the application process simple for new students. If students complete two steps, the university's Financial Aid Offi...
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More Than 400 Students to Converge on Idaho Campus for FIRST LEGO League Competition
Posted: Tuesday, January 13 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 Written by Leah Andrews MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 400 third through eighth graders from around the state will test their abilities to build and program robots to solve problems at the FIRST LEGO League tournament at the University of Idaho on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Idaho Commons and from 1 to 5 p.m. at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. The university's Colle...
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Reaching for sustainability: Electric truck newest addition to University Housing
Posted: Wednesday, January 14 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 Written by Tina Deines MOSCOW, Idaho – Sustainability was the focus of the latest purchase by University of Idaho Housing. The department recently purchased a ZX40ST electric work truck from the Miles Electric Vehicle company. This is one of the few electric vehicles on campus, and the first for the University Housing. “This is part of an effort to invest our money in long-term s...
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Internationalization: Study Abroad Students Learn About Global Education
Posted: Wednesday, January 14 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – Keonghee Tao Han always has wanted to see different peoples, languages, countries, and learn new customs and different ways of doing things. This curiosity spawned her interest in becoming an educator, and she moved from Korea to the U.S. to teach. After a decade, she observed that ...
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Labeling System Informs Consumers of Environmental Impact
Posted: Thursday, January 15 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 Images are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – Consumers have become more cognizant of their daily energy use through Energy Star and other appliance labeling systems. But how do they measure the environmental impact of the manufacture process of the clothes they wear or products they use? University of Idaho students in the colle...
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Student Leadership Summit: TRIO Provides Development Opportunities
Posted: Thursday, January 15 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 Written by Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – Leadership skills often develop in parallel with a student’s success. Developing these skills is vital to intellectual growth and often hinge on a student’s experience and training, which in turn creates self-confidence, good communication, and empowerment to succeed. To help high school students in their quest to become leaders, the TRIO ...
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CSI: Moscow
Posted: Friday, January 16 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Move over, Gil Grissom. CSI – or Crime Scene Investigators – has arrived in Moscow. But the characters aren’t part of a fictional television show, and they’re playing for keeps. Taking center stage in this unscripted drama is a brand new gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC/MS) recent...
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University of Idaho Events for Jan. 26 - Feb. 1
Posted: Friday, January 16 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Jan. 26 – Feb. 1. Events will take place in Moscow and Idaho Falls, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, Jan. 27 Japanese Consul General Mitsunori Namba to Present Martin Forum 3:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room 875 S. L...
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University of Idaho’s Vital, Sustainable Tomorrow Begins With Strategic Recommendations Today
Posted: Tuesday, January 20 2009
Jan. 20, 2009 NOTE: Provost Doug Baker and College of Education Dean Paul Rowland will be available to speak with members of media at 2 p.m. PT/3 p.m. MT today, Jan. 20. In Moscow, reporters can join Baker on campus in the Horizon Room of the Idaho Commons, Fourth Floor. Others can dial in for this media availability at 877-536-5794; enter participant code 237027. Written by Tania Thompson MOS...
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Open House Showcases New High-Tech Courtroom Jan. 30
Posted: Wednesday, January 21 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – New courtroom technology is shaping legal proceedings and legal education. In addition to quality legal education, University of Idaho College of Law students now will receive first-class technology training in the college's recently remodeled, state-of-the-art electronic courtroom. Professors Trapper Stewart and John Hasko, along with third-year law students Samuel...
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Student Research into Meth Addiction Puzzle Earns National Research Award
Posted: Wednesday, January 21 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Modeling how antibodies, methamphetamine and the human brain interact can be a complicated business. But Sarahi Ramirez persevered; the University of Idaho senior’s research recently earned national honors and affirmed her decision to focus on research. Born and raised in Mexico, Ramirez ...
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University of Idaho Attracts Local and National Recruiters Despite Grim Economy
Posted: Wednesday, January 21 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 Written by Jessica Berwick MOSCOW, Idaho – Gone are the days of graduating from college and having multiple job offers; it’s an employer’s market in this grim economy. University of Idaho Career and Professional Planning will host local and national recruiters for its annual spring career fair on Tuesday, Feb. 10. The event is open to all students from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Stude...
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Economy Have You Thinking of Retooling? Questions About Grad School to be Answered Jan. 28
Posted: Thursday, January 22 2009
Jan. 22, 2009 Written by Donna Emert COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Graduate Studies will host “Everything You Want to Know About Graduate School” Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 4-6 p.m. in the lobby of the University of Idaho, Coeur d'Alene Center, 1000 W. Hubbard Avenue. Associate Dean Alton Campbell and University of Idaho faculty members will share advice on how to mak...
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Students Learn to Dine with Style
Posted: Thursday, January 22 2009
Jan. 22, 2009 Written by Jessica Berwick MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho students have the opportunity to learn professional dining etiquette at the annual Dine with Style etiquette dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 5-8 p.m. in the Idaho Commons Clearwater and Whitewater rooms. “Students often don’t realize it, but they are sending employers a message through the way they dress and the way t...
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University of Idaho Events for Feb. 2-8
Posted: Friday, January 23 2009
Jan. 23, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb. 2-8. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Feb. 4 “Success with Parent Education" Webinar 11 a.m. J.A. Albertson Building, Room 311 The Academic Advising Association will sponsor a Nati...
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They Have the POWER: Engineers Help Idaho Students Learn About the Power Grid in Real Time
Posted: Friday, January 23 2009
Jan. 23, 2009 Written by Leah Andrews MOSCOW, Idaho – Engineering students at the University of Idaho’s Moscow campus will have the chance to work with real-time power systems, thanks to a distinctive partnership with and a generous donation from POWER Engineers, a leading consulting firm based in Idaho. The $500,000 gift from POWER will establish a state-of-the-art laboratory with a Real Time ...
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Building More Than a Resume: Students Build Hope Internationally
Posted: Friday, January 23 2009
Jan. 23, 2009 Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho – The definition of a volunteer is pretty straightforward: a person who performs a service willingly and without pay. But the reasoning behind the action is as individual as the person, and the experience can be unforgettable. With a number of opportunities available to them, students from the University of Idaho are finding their own reasons...
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CONSERVATION MATTERS – Solar Energy
Posted: Monday, January 26 2009
Jan. 26, 2009 Tips from the University of Idaho Sustainability Center MOSCOW, Idaho – In the near future we are going to need to rely on renewable sources for our energy and fuel consumption. The surrounding environment has an array of options that can serve these functions. The University of Idaho Sustainability Center provides these tips about solar radiation, which is a powerful source of ene...
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University of Idaho: Higher Education is Promise for the Future
Posted: Monday, January 26 2009
Jan. 26, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson BOISE, Idaho – Today, state legislators were urged to support higher education as an investment in the future and as a means to build leadership, not only for Idaho but for the nation. “We understand the difficulties you are facing in determining funding priorities for all of state government,” said University of Idaho President Steven Daley-Laursen in pr...
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Monster Concert: Piano Bash Brings More Than 30 Musicians Together
Posted: Monday, January 26 2009
Jan. 26, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx. Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – The concept started in the 1800s with American composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s “Monster Concerts” – huge musical affairs, with more than 1,000 musicians gathered for a riotous musical extravaganza. Several years ago, Jay and Sandy Mauchley, professors of piano at the University...
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Understanding the Science behind Sustainability
Posted: Tuesday, January 27 2009
Jan. 27, 2009 Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho students are looking beyond the actions of being ‘green’ to the reasons for such behavior in a new course that will be offered during spring semester. The new class, Environmental Psychology, will cover three primary areas: built environments, or the ways in which buildings change the thoughts, feeling and behaviors of in...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for Jazz Festival
Posted: Wednesday, January 28 2009
Jan. 28, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho - The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Feb. 25-28, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions...
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This is Only a Test: University of Idaho Will Test Emergency Notification System
Posted: Wednesday, January 28 2009
Jan. 28, 2009 Written by Michelle Galey MOSCOW, Idaho –The University of Idaho will conduct a test of its emergency notification system this week. During the test, students, faculty and staff at university locations around the state will receive test emergency messages by telephone, cell phone, text and e-mail. The brief message will indicate that a test of the emergency alert system is underwa...
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE VISITS SCHEDULED
Posted: Wednesday, January 28 2009
January 28, 2009 Contact: Mark Browning (208).332.1591 mark.browning@osbe.idaho.gov PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE VISITS SCHEDULED (Boise). The co-chairs for the University of Idaho presidential search committee, Paul Agidius and Sue Thilo have announced that two candidates will visit the University of Idaho. Kansas State University Provost, Dr. Duane Nellis will visit the University of Idaho...
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Science on Tap: The ABC’s of a Most Common Infection: HCMV
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It is the most common viral infection present at birth in the United States and causes one child to become disabled every single hour. Every year, 8,000 children suffer permanent disabilities due to this one virus. The virus is the Human Cytomegalovirus – or HCMV – and if you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. Even though 50 to 90 pe...
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February Concerts: Faculty and Guest Artists Feature Works by Mozart, Barber, Rachmaninov and Others
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Works by Mozart, Samuel Barber, Carl Czerny, Frederic Chopin and Sergei Rachmaninov are included in a trio of performances during February at the University of Idaho, presented by faculty musicians and a guest artist. The performances on Feb. 15, Feb. 17 and Feb. 22 take place in the Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall. Sunday, Feb...
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Sustainability Center Offers Free Bike Repair Workshops
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center will offer free bike repair clinics Feb. 18-20. Dave Peckham of the Village Bicycle Project and Tim Moore, a University of Idaho student, will lead the workshops. Clinics held on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and Thursday, Feb. 19, are beginning clinics and will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. The Friday, Feb. 20, clinic will be for ...
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Spring Enrollment Up: University of Idaho Numbers Continue Stable Trend
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – On the 10th day of classes for spring semester 2009, enrollment numbers at the University of Idaho statewide registered an increase over the previous spring, to 11,192, continuing the increases seen in the fall. "We are pleased that enrollments continue to show stable and steady increases," said Steve Neiheisel, assistant vice president fo...
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Athletic Training Students Awarded $5,000 University of Idaho Student Research Grant
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – Jessica Martschinske of Camas, Wash., a third-year athletic training student in the University of Idaho's Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, was awarded a $5,000 student research grant for her undergraduate research project. This grant will be used to pu...
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Public Invited to University of Idaho Presidential Candidate Open Forums
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan. 30, 2009 NOTE TO MEDIA: The Moscow Open Forum will have press box capability for audio feed for broadcast media. Onsite media contact for all locations is Mark Browning via cell, (208) 631-2724. MOSCOW, Idaho – The general public is invited to attend any of the statewide open forums scheduled for University of Idaho presidential candidates Duane Nellis and David Dooley. Both candidates will...
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Jazz Festival Issues Call for Volunteers
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan. 30, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – Those looking for a new way to experience the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival should consider the volunteer program. With a new Latin jazz theme and remarkable international artists attracting large audiences, the need for assistance is greater than ever this year. Planners hope to recruit over 500 voluntee...
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University of Idaho Events for Feb. 9-15
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan. 30, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb. 9-15. Events will take place in Moscow, Coeur d'Alene and Boise, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, Feb. 10 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series 12:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room 875 S. Line St. in Mo...
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Scientists Strive to Improve Quality of Climate Change Maps
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan. 30, 2009 Written by Sue McMurray MOSCOW, Idaho – Though the Internet provides immediate access to an abundance of earth systems monitoring technology, scientists still rely heavily on maps to convey complex information to the public. Climate change maps, in particular, portray important data used to analyze policy decisions and develop mitigation plans. Jean McKendry and Gary Machlis, scie...
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Second Life Fashion Show Presents Professional Wear for "In World" Interviews
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan. 30, 2009 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx. Written by Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – With the economy taking a toll on hiring practices, companies are turning to more innovative means of conducting in-person interviews. Second Life (SL), a virtual reality computer environment that simulates real life, offers an economical way to conduct global interviews, and recruit...
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International Brand Innovator to Address Entrepreneurship
Posted: Friday, January 30 2009
Jan 30, 2009 Written by Amy Huddleston MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho alumnus and serial entrepreneur John Overby will speak at the University of Idaho's Wells Fargo Entrepreneurship Speaker Series on Thursday, Feb. 12. Overby will discuss “Starting and Growing Successful High-Tech Companies in the Inland Northwest” at 6:30 p.m. in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room. The event is free and...
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RecycleMania Competition Kicks off Expanded Recycling and Composting Pilot Program
Posted: Monday, February 2 2009
Feb. 2, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has partnered with University Housing, Campus Dining, some 1,500 undergraduate students and Moscow Recycling to bring RecycleMania to campus. RecycleMania is a nationwide contest to see which colleges and universities can reduce, reuse and recycle the most campus waste; the competition started Jan. 19 and will run throug...
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Idaho Engineering Professor Receives Presidential Award for Innovation and Social Impact
Posted: Monday, February 2 2009
Feb. 2, 2009 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Leah Andrews MOSCOW, Idaho – Aaron Thomas, an associate professor with the University of Idaho’s Chemical Engineering department, recently traveled to the White House to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award is given for a combination of innovative research and co...
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Gary Machlis to Deliver Keynote at Teach-In on Global Warming
Posted: Monday, February 2 2009
Feb. 2, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx. MOSCOW, Idaho – Gary Machlis will provide the keynote address “Climate Change and Society: Social Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation Strategies” for the Teach-In on Global Warming, held Thursday, Feb. 5. His address will take place from 1:15-2 p.m. in the Student Union Building Silver and Gold rooms, and will be preceded...
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University of Idaho Faculty Earns Prestigious Carter Prize for the Essay
Posted: Tuesday, February 3 2009
Feb. 3, 2009 Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – The annual Thomas H. Carter Prize for the Essay, from Washington and Lee University’s literary magazine Shenandoah, was awarded for 2009 to Brandon R. Schrand for his essay “The Bone Road.” Schrand is coordinator of the University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts creative writing program. The essay explores four generations of vanishing fathers ...
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Electric Vehicles Added to Facilities Fleet
Posted: Wednesday, February 4 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho - The University of Idaho will operate a little greener while saving some green. The University has added five Miles Electric Vehicles to its Moscow campus fleet. The two cars and three trucks are electric and will be used by Facilities Services, Housing, and Parking and Transportati...
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A Collection of Works from an Artistic Family
Posted: Wednesday, February 4 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 Written by Dana Morris MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s newest exhibit features pieces from local artist Rose Graham and her family. The Grahams/Parks Collection opened Feb. 3 and will be displayed through Friday, Feb. 13, at the Reflections Gallery in the Idaho Commons, 875 S. Line St. in Moscow. The exhibit’s reception will take place Thursday, Feb. 5, from 5-7 p.m. at th...
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A Celebration of Literacy: National African American Read-In
Posted: Wednesday, February 4 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – Reading a book in February can make a difference. This year, the University of Idaho will participate in the 20th National African American Read-In. The event is sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, which tallies all readers who participate, to make the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities....
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Mini-Medical School Offers Women’s Health Focus for General Public
Posted: Wednesday, February 4 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery Weekly Boise Presentation Will Be Telecast Statewide BOISE, Idaho – Women’s health is the topic for the seventh annual Idaho WWAMI Mini-Medical School. The educational series is supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Idaho, through their partnership in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Medical Educatio...
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University of Idaho Events for Feb. 16-22
Posted: Friday, February 6 2009
Feb. 6, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb.16-22. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Monday, Feb. 16 The University of Idaho is closed for the President's Day holiday. Tuesday, Feb. 17 Cooking Demonstration Noon Student Recreation Cente...
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Jazz Musicians to Provide Music Education to Local Schools Through Jazz in the Schools Program
Posted: Friday, February 6 2009
Feb. 6, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – Students at local schools will have some special visitors later this month to help them learn a little about jazz music through the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival’s Jazz in the Schools program. The program brings in jazz musicians to perform at schools, and provides students of all ages with a great introduction to this truly Ame...
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Bringing Home the Gold: University of Idaho Creative Efforts Honored in Regional Competition
Posted: Friday, February 6 2009
Feb. 6, 2009 Written by Brooke Smith and Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s integrated marketing efforts to support its quality academic experience have earned honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The university and its Boise-based marketing firm, Marketing Media Group (MMG), will receive two gold medal awards during the CASE District VIII confe...
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Community Kick-Off Event for Jazz Festival to be Held at Prichard Art Gallery
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
Feb. 9, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho –The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival invites guests and community members to a kick-off reception of the 2009 festival Wednesday, Feb. 25. The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Prichard Art Gallery, located at 414/416 S. Main St. on the corner of Fifth Street and Main Street in downtown Moscow. It will feature an exclusi...
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Chief Justice John Roberts to Present Bellwood Lecture March 13
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
Written by Joni Kirk Chief Justice John Roberts to Present Bellwood Lecture March 13 MOSCOW, Idaho – Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr. will present the University of Idaho's Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture on Friday, March 13, at 4 p.m. The lecture will be given in the Student Union Building Ballroom, located at 709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow. The event is free and open t...
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Student Community Service and Outreach Garner National Award for Second Straight Year
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
Feb. 9, 2009 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Brandi Hayes MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for service efforts to America’s communities. The honor was announced at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education earlier today. The Corporation for National and C...
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Us vs. Them: A Conversation on Race and Culture on the Palouse
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – The City of Moscow Human Rights Commission will present a Social Justice Forum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the 1912 Center, 412 Third Street in Moscow. The purpose of this forum is to raise awareness of racial and cultural differences and common grounds among community members: to be aware of our differences; to celebrate differences and see them as pillars of strength; to ...
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Sustainable Home and Clothing Presentation Feb. 26
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
Feb. 9, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center, in collaboration with the Interested Men of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, will hold a presentation on ways people can green their lifestyles in their homes and through their clothing. The presentation will take place Thursday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. in the university's Teaching and Learning Center, room 22, 875 S. Line S...
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Global Warming Takes Center Stage at the University of Idaho
Posted: Monday, February 9 2009
Feb. 9, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and local citizens participated in a national Teach-In on Global Warming at the University of Idaho Feb. 4-5. The Teach-In was coordinated by the university's Environmental Science Program and was a part of a nationwide effort that included some 700 colleges, universities, high schools, faith organizations and civic groups, an...
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Commencement As Usual: Kibbie Construction Schedule Won’t Affect Graduation Ceremony
Posted: Tuesday, February 10 2009
Feb. 10, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Planned life safety construction work at the University of Idaho’s ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center will not impact commencement in May. Registrar Nancy Krogh confirmed that arrangements have been made with the contractor handling life safety construction work on the Kibbie to make the facility available for the comprehensive, universitywide co...
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International Jazz Collection to Feature Ray Brown at Jazz Festival
Posted: Tuesday, February 10 2009
Feb. 10, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho International Jazz Collections will honor double bassist Ray Brown with a display during the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. Brown embodied and demanded excellence. Considered by many to be one of the masters of his instrument, Brown developed an almost perfect sense of time and had a hard swing feel to ...
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Senator Crapo’s Office to Recruit University of Idaho Students for Internships
Posted: Tuesday, February 10 2009
Feb. 10, 2009 Written by Jessica Berwick MOSCOW, Idaho – Senator Mike Crapo’s interest in politics was spurred by an internship he had in the 1970s on Capitol Hill during hearings about the Watergate break-in. University of Idaho students will have an opportunity in mid-February to do informational interviews in consideration for their own internship experience, working in Crapo’s Washington, D....
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100 Years of Legal Education in Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, February 11 2009
Feb. 11, 2009 Written by Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law has undergone a great deal of change since 1909, when 18 students enrolled, annual tuition fees were $25 and students only needed four years of high school with proper units for admission. Now, 100 years later, the College of Law is recognized nationally for its distinct programs, including its clinical le...
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Stats Show Idaho’s Rural Schools Succeeding, Facing Big Challenges, Too
Posted: Thursday, February 12 2009
Feb. 12, 2009 Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW – Students in Idaho’s rural schools hold their own when compared with their fellow students in towns and cities, according to a report released Thursday by the University of Idaho and Idaho Rural Partnership. The statistics gathered by university researchers showed rural schools tended to have lower enrollments and were more likely to be l...
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Justice is in the Details: Law Scholars Work for the Collective Good
Posted: Thursday, February 12 2009
COLLEGE OF LAW CENTENNIAL: FOCUS ON FACULTY Feb. 12, 2009 Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – The quest to make sense of complex, current and historical information – often reflecting conflicting opinions – is undertaken with a definitive singularity of purpose by legal scholars. That meticulous attention to detail reflects a big picture understanding of the law and its far-reaching impacts...
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Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival 2009 Complete Schedule
Posted: Thursday, February 12 2009
Feb. 12, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson and Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – If you've never attended the University of Idaho's world-class, award-winning Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, you truly are missing out on a phenomenal experience. And if you've previously attended a festival, this year's lineup includes new offerings that certainly will keep you on the edge of...
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University of Idaho Events for Feb. 23 - March 1
Posted: Friday, February 13 2009
Feb. 13, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb. 23 – March 1. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, Feb. 24 20th Annual National African American Read-in 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. University of Idaho Library 850 Rayburn St. in Moscow Faculty...
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Professor Kim Barnes’ Latest Novel Sold on Proposal to Alfred A. Knopf
Posted: Friday, February 13 2009
Feb. 13, 2009 Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Author and University of Idaho creative writing professor Kim Barnes recently learned that her third novel, “American Mecca,” has sold based on a proposal submitted to renowned New York publishing house, Alfred A. Knopf. Knopf also published her 2008 novel, “A Country Called Home.” Barnes currently is at work on “American Mecca.” She has pr...
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Luminosity Exhibit Captures the Imagination with Natural Radiant Energy
Posted: Friday, February 13 2009
Feb. 13, 2009 Images are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Dana Morris MOSCOW, Idaho – Award-winning artists Surel Mitchell and Lanny Bergner present light-emanating pieces at the Prichard Art Gallery’s “Luminosity” exhibit Feb. 25 through April 4. The exhibit opens with the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Community Kick-off Reception Wednesday, Feb. 25, fro...
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University of Idaho Conservation Science Students Help Local Landowners Conserve Species
Posted: Wednesday, February 18 2009
Feb. 18, 2009 Photo available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Sue McMurray MOSCOW, Idaho – American Idol’s harshest judge, tired of human caterwauling, perhaps would find welcome relief in the blend of harmonies produced by the American kestrel, western meadowlark and 26 other bird species that frequent Ten Mile Creek Ranch. Located on the Snake River south of Lewiston, the ranc...
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Waste Characterization Study Shows 68% of Items Thrown Away Can be Recycled or Composted
Posted: Wednesday, February 18 2009
Feb.18, 2009 Note to Media: Complete waste characterization results are available at www.uisc.uidaho.edu/2009_waste_characterization_data.xls. Written by Jeannie Matheison MOSCOW, Idaho – Waste characterizations, the process of sorting garbage into its component parts, can tell you a lot about a community. How many disposable cups do people throw away each day? How much of our garbage has the p...
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Idaho high school students exhibit futuristic artwork at Ridenbaugh Hall Gallery
Posted: Wednesday, February 18 2009
Feb. 18, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Ridenbaugh Galleries will be hosting the Eighteenth Annual High School Art Exhibition Feb. 23 - March 6. An awards reception will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27 in the Ridenbaugh Gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design, the theme of this year’s exhibition is “Technoscapes.” This theme provides students with the opport...
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Jazz Festival Ticket Sales Increase Despite Economy
Posted: Thursday, February 19 2009
Feb. 19, 2009 Written by Joni Kirk MOSCOW, Idaho – Ticket sales for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival have increased this year, despite economic uncertainty. Festival ticket sales have grown by more than 12 percent – from 6,873 last year to 7,803 this year – compared to the same period in time last year. Tickets sales will continue throughout the duration of the four-day festival...
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University of Idaho Events for March 2-8
Posted: Friday, February 20 2009
Feb. 20, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of March 2-8. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, March 3 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series 12:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room...
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From Brass to Voice to Orchestra: Student and Faculty Musicians Perform in March
Posted: Friday, February 20 2009
Feb. 20, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Faculty and student musicians from the University of Idaho present four concerts during March. The performance ensembles include the university’s Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Chorus, Vandaleer Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Northwest Wind Quintet and Idaho Brass Quintet. The musical offerings incl...
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Mary Clearman Blew’s "Jackalope Dreams" Earns Western Heritage Award
Posted: Friday, February 20 2009
Feb. 20, 2009  Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho Creative Writing Professor Mary Blew’s first novel, "Jackalope Dreams," explores the delicate grafting of contemporary life to the values and traditions that once defined the Western frontier and its culture. Jackalope Dreams, published in 2008 by University of Nebraska Press, has ear...
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Conservation Matters: Green Wedding Tips from the University of Idaho Sustainability Center
Posted: Monday, February 23 2009
Feb. 23, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – Wedding season is approaching quickly and there are a surprising number of resources that allow you to have as little environmental impact as possible while planning your special day. The University of Idaho Sustainability Center offers these green wedding planning tips: Consider purchasing wooden rings, or rings made from recycled metals an...
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From The Atlantic to the Pacific: MFA Faculty and Student Work Published in Auspicious Places
Posted: Monday, February 23 2009
Feb. 23, 2009   Media Contact: Joni Kirk, University Communications, (208) 885-7725,  joni@uidaho.edu   Written by Donna Emert   From The Atlantic to the Pacific: MFA Faculty and Student Work Published in Auspicious Places             MOSCOW, Idaho – Faculty and students in the...
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President and CEO to Speak on Entrepreneurship March 12
Posted: Monday, February 23 2009
Feb. 23, 2009 Written by Maria Picone MOSCOW, Idaho – Andrew Field, president and CEO of PrintingForLess.com, will present a seminar on entrepreneurship at the University of Idaho on Thursday, March 12. His presentation will focus on creating value for your customers and motivating your employees in a small business. The University of Idaho Wells Fargo Entrepren...
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Jet-setting Without Ever Leaving Moscow: Cruise the World Event March 7
Posted: Tuesday, February 24 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Written by Brandi Hayes  MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Cruise the World event on Saturday, March 7, will give students and community members alike a chance at a culturally diverse ‘staycation.’ Cruise the World, hosted by the University of Idaho’s International Friendship Association, will bring the international scene to Moscow fro...
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Science on Tap Coeur d’Alene: Pain, the Brain and the Unexplained
Posted: Tuesday, February 24 2009
Feb. 24, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Everyone has experienced pain at one time or another, yet it is different for each individual. While science has learned a great deal about the physiology behind this most intense of human sensations, science cannot yet explain the psychology that often seems to exist in direct contradiction. Insights into how...
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In High Heels and Backward: Historian Offers Insights into Why Women’s History Matters
Posted: Wednesday, February 25 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Note to Media: March is Women's History Month. Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – American history traditionally tells only his story – the male, white, Anglo Saxon, Protestant story. Acknowledging and understanding the role of women helps us grasp a truer picture of how our country has been shaped and the choreography of the sexes that makes i...
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Local Businessman and Volunteer to Become Honorary University of Idaho Alumnus
Posted: Wednesday, February 25 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx. Written by Jeff Olson MOSCOW, Idaho – Moscow businessman Jim Anderson may not have a college degree, but on March 5, he will become a University of Idaho honorary alumnus for his commitment to the university and Vandal Athletics. The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor Anderson...
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Through Collaboration, Students and Administration Propose Fee Increase
Posted: Wednesday, February 25 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – A collaborative process at the University of Idaho has yielded a proposal to increase fees by $196 per semester for the 2010 academic year. “The University of Idaho Student Fee Committee engaged in a very thoughtful and collaborative process to evaluate the proposals that came to them for changes in student...
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Young Artists Honored at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival
Posted: Wednesday, February 25 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Written by Jeff Olson MOSCOW, Idaho — Young student musicians from the Northwest were featured at the first day of the 2009 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. Elementary, middle and junior high schools students were the focus of the first day of student performances. The young musicians performed for adjudicators who provided feedback and...
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Finnish Architect Juhani Pallasmaa to Speak March 9
Posted: Thursday, February 26 2009
Feb. 26, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa will speak at the University of Idaho Monday, March 9. His presentation, part of the College of Art and Architecture's ongoing lecture series in architecture and interior design, will take place at 5 p.m. in the Agricultural Sciences Building, room 106, 606 Rayburn Street in Moscow. ...
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Suarez Tapped for University’s Human Rights Access and Inclusion Post
Posted: Thursday, February 26 2009
Feb. 26, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has selected Carmen Suarez to become its new human rights compliance officer. Suarez, who currently heads Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Office of Diversity and Equity, will assume her new Idaho post as director of t...
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College Day Recognition at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival
Posted: Thursday, February 26 2009
Feb. 26, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho - More than 70 college vocal and instrumental groups, combos and soloists from throughout the West performed at the second day of the 2009 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The musicians performed for adjudicators who provided feedback and critical evaluation of the groups’ performance. Groups selected a...
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University of Idaho Events for March 9-15
Posted: Friday, February 27 2009
Feb. 27, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of March 9-15. Events will take place in Moscow and Coeur d'Alene, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Monday, March 9 Finnish Architect Juhani Pallasmaa Presents “Thought and Form: Twelve themes in my...
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Obama’s Environmental Policies Topic for Washington Post Reporter Lecture
Posted: Friday, February 27 2009
Feb. 27, 2009 MOSCOW, Idaho – Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin will assess the environmental policies of President Barack Obama during a talk on Monday, March 9. Her lecture will begin at 7 p.m. at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., in Moscow. The event is free and open to the public. "Now that Barack Obama has taken office, the United States has embarked on a massi...
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Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Student Adjudication Results for Feb. 27
Posted: Friday, February 27 2009
Feb. 27, 2009  MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 70 high school and secondary school vocal groups along with more than 150 soloists took the stage Friday at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The students came from throughout the western U.S. and Canada, with one group traveling to Moscow from Bismarck, N.D.   The musicians performed for adjudi...
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Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Student Performance Results for Feb. 28
Posted: Saturday, February 28 2009
Feb. 28, 2009 MOSCOW, IDAHO - High school bands and combos were featured on the final day of student performances at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The day’s performances featured groups from across the western U.S. and Canada, and from as far away as Nebraska and North Dakota. The musicians performed for adjudicators who provided...
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A Life of Exemplary Public Service: Honoring Senator James A. McClure
Posted: Tuesday, March 3 2009
March 3, 2009 NOTE TO MEDIA: Please confirm your intent to cover this event with University Communications, (208) 885-6567, by Wednesday, April 1, to receive a media pass. Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Sen. James A. McClure’s life stands as a model of public service and leadership at the state and national levels. To honor his lifetime of contributions and achievements, the U...
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Idaho Forest Products Industry Not So Optimistic for 2009
Posted: Tuesday, March 3 2009
March 3, 2009 Written by Jason Brandt MOSCOW, Idaho – Lumber production, employment and sales declined in Idaho’s forest products industry during 2008, and conditions are expected to worsen in 2009, according to researchers at the University of Montana and University of Idaho. “As in Montana, the ongoing housing slump and financial turmoil hurt Idaho’s forest prod...
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