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Morrill Hall 105

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875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

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Morrill Hall Room 114
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
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Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
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Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

Research and Scholarship in the News, July 2016

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says, New York Times
Incoming U of I faculty member Sophie Gilbert (Fish and Wildlife Sciences) and colleagues have released a study showing that increasing the cougar population in the eastern U.S. could reduce deaths from deer-versus-vehicle collisions. Stories about this research also appeared on KOMO News and in Vox, the Washington Post mental_flossConservation Magazine and media outlets nationwide.

U OF I to receive $75,000 in royalties for wheat seeds it developed, Lewiston Tribune
U OF I’s marketing and development agreement with Limagrain Cereal Seeds is paying off.

Idaho ag department awards $1.9 million to 15 specialty crop projects, Capital Press
Grants from the Idaho State Department of Agriculture include $202,000 to U OF I for a study that seeks to mitigate the effects of potato virus Y.

Latest study shows GMO crops safe for humans, Lewiston Tribune
Allan Caplan (Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences) discusses a National Academies survey regarding genetically modified organisms.

NW ag, forestry, fisheries pack economic punch, Capital Press
A study by U OF I and Oregon State University extension economists found agriculture, forestry and fisheries counted for 10.6 percent of all jobs in a five-state region.

First potato psyllids arrive in Eastern Idaho, Capital Press
Erik Wenninger (Extension) says potato psyllids have been found in Idaho.

Extension Twilight Tour to showcase research, Capital Press
The Twilight Tour at U OF I’s Kimberly Research and Extension Center showcases research and celebrates regional agriculture.

Preparing for Late Blight in Idaho, Potato Grower
A forecasting model developed by U OF I shows the likelihood for late blight developing in southern Idaho potato crops is high this year.

Will We Ever Tame The Wild Huckleberry?, Atlas Obscura
An article on the Northwest’s most iconic berry mentions past UI Extension research into domesticating the huckleberry. Another story about U OF I’s past huckleberry research ran in the Coeur d’Alene Press.

U of I to host Parma field day on Sept. 16, Idaho Press-Tribune
The Parma Research and Extension center will show off its fruit varieties on Sept. 16.

'Falling numbers' still important, Twin Falls Times-News
Juliet Marshall (Extension) discusses how factors like genetics contribute to grain “falling numbers.”

College of Art and Architecture

Are responders too reliant on technology?, Northwest Cable News
Lil Alessa and other researchers from the Center for Resilient Communities headed to Moscow Mountain to study how ROTC cadets navigated without technology as part of a project examining how first responders and soldiers respond to their environment when technology fails or is unavailable. This story originally appeared on KREM TV.

Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says, New York Times
Sophie Gilbert (Fish and Wildlife Sciences) and colleagues have released a study showing that increasing the cougar population in the eastern U.S. could reduce deaths from deer-versus-vehicle collisions. A story about this research also appeared on KOMO News and in media outlets nationwide.

College of Business and Economics

SHIP aims to transform health care in Idaho, Idaho Press Tribune
U OF I researchers led by Shenghan Xu (Operations Management) will evaluate the effectiveness of Idaho’s new State Health Care Innovation Plan.

8 myths about covering the uninsured in Idaho, Idaho Statesman
This piece refers to a U OF I study of the economic impact of Medicaid expansion in Idaho. This story also appeared in the Twin Falls Times-News.

College of Engineering

Your website may be engaged in secret criminal activity, Tech Crunch
The two-person team from U OF I’s Center for Secure and Dependable Systems is among the groups competing in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge.

Girls dig computer science at Dig 'n It Camp, Coeur d’Alene Press
Twenty-seven young adults participated in U OF I Coeur d’Alene’s Dig’n IT Girls Coding Camp, exploring coding and programming with the guidance of professors like Terry Soule (computer science).

Graph Matching in Theory and Practice, Communications of the ACM
An article on complex graph matching mentions Hasan Jamil (Computer Science) and his work using graph matching to isolate genes that may be affect cell death in neurological disorders.

College of Law

Idaho Legal Scholar on Supreme Court Abortion Ruling: 'Precedent Has Been Set', Boise Weekly
Shaakirrah Sanders (Law) explains the significance of the Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion clinic restrictions.

Hundreds of mystery human skulls sold on eBay for up to $5500, New Scientist
Annemarie Bridy (Law) weighs in on the legality of people selling human skulls online.

Boise's Clearwater Analytics sued over trade secrets, Associated Press
Annemarie Bridy (Law) explains how trade-secret lawsuits may continue to increase as information becomes an increasingly important part of the economy. This story ran in papers nationwide.

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Memorials Matter: The Impressions History Leaves Behind, Utah Public Radio
Jennifer Ladino (English) discusses her research at Golden Spike National Historic Site, part of a book project on national memorials in the West an how they affect emotions and experiences.

Hispanic-owned businesses have grown exponentially since 2007, Idaho Business Review
A study by the U OF I McClure Center shows that although Idaho Hispanics earn less than other residents, more of them are leaving low-wage positions to work for themselves.

College of Natural Resources

Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says, New York Times
Sophie Gilbert (Fish and Wildlife Sciences) and colleagues have released a study showing that increasing the cougar population in the eastern U.S. could reduce deaths from deer-versus-vehicle collisions. Stories about this research also appeared on KOMO News, in Vox and in media outlets nationwide.

Ignite session commemorates Endangered Species Act 40th anniversary, Environmental Society of America
Michael Scott (Fish and Wildlife) explains how most threatened and endangered species will always require some degree of management, but can still be de-listed under certain conditions.

College of Science

What Comes Next For NASA After Juno? Not Much, NPR
Jason Barnes (Physics), who chairs the division for planetary sciences of the American Astronomical Society, explains an upcoming gap in NASA planetary science missions.

Is God a silverback?, Aeon
A piece connecting evolutionary psychology and monotheism mentions the research of John Byers (Biological Sciences), who studies pronghorns and has hypothesized that their speed is due to the past presence of fast predators.

Other

Health of Our Lakes, Idaho Public Television
This Outdoor Idaho episode about north Idaho’s lakes includes comments from U OF I EPSCoR and water resources researchers.

It can be a summer well spent, Lewiston Tribune
High school students experience research at U OF I through the Helping Orient Indian Students and Teachers (HOIST) summer program.

U of I, Nature Conservancy, land trust turn Central Idaho ranch into learning center, Idaho Statesman
U OF I, the Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust will collaborate to establish a sustainable rangeland research and educational facility at Rock Creek Ranch, near Hailey. Additional stories on the Rock Creek Ranch partnership ran on KMVT TV, and the story was distributed nationwide through the Associated Press.

Farmed Trout Bred to Fatten Up Fast, Scientific American
Ron Hardy (Aquaculture Research Institute) discusses his work selectively breeding trout to thrive on a plant-based diet.

Importance of aquaculture, AgInfo.net
Ron Hardy (Aquaculture Research Institute) explains why Idaho aquaculture is important to the state and the world.

Native American tribes learn to fight climate change, KTVB TV Boise
U OF I’s McCall Outdoor Science School hosted the inaugural Tribal Climate Camp, which brought together career natural resources professionals from around the Northwest and the nation.

Land-grant blueprint offers bright future, Idaho Statesman
U OF I President Chuck Staben celebrates the anniversary of the Morrill Act with highlights of U OF I’s land-grant research, education and outreach mission.

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 114
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

Map

Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu