Alumni Features

Wayne C. Solomon '55 inducted into the University of Alumni Hall of Fame
Wayne C. Solomon earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at the University of Idaho in 1955. He is best known for his innovative research efforts in the areas of propulsion and high-energy lasers.
» Read about Wayne's accomplishments in aerospace
close-up image of a slide rule
Witness to an explosive history
Retired physics professor, Lawrence H. Johnston, is only man alive who saw all three atomic explosions.
» Read more about Johnston's experience
Jon Wellner
Good Knight: Jon Wellner is Knighted for His Work with Dutch Colleagues
The Dutch Consul bestowed the Order of the Netherlands Lion, an honor established in 1815 by King William I of the Netherlands, upon Professor of Statistics Jon Wellner. Wellner holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from University of Idaho.
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Liam Dorney
An Accelerated Life
Three years, two degrees and one outstanding legacy
Featuring Alumnus Liam Dorney
» B.S. and M.S., Geology